Lake Walter E. Long is located in Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park at 6614 Blue Bluff Road. The 1,200 acre lake features open spaces for boating, jet skis, swimming, two sand volleyball courts, picnic sites, tables, grills, walking, running, biking and restrooms available throughout the park.
Starting Thursday, May 14, park patrons will be required to obtain day passes for Emma Long Metropolitan Park, Commons Ford Ranch Metropolitan Park, and Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park via an online registration system. A limited number of passes will be available per day. No entry will be granted without a pass. Press Release
Beginning on Thursday, May 21, 2020, park staff will monitor walk-in/cyclist capacity at the park. Once capacity is reached, no additional walk-ins/cyclists will be allowed into the parks. Signage will be on-site along with park staff to educate visitors. Walk-ins/cyclists will move to a day pass system (similar to vehicles) in the coming weeks. A date for passes will be announced when the system is operational. We wish to remind park visitors that no parking is allowed on the right-of-way outside these parks. Please reserve day passes and only park in designated parking areas. Press Release