LOLA - Lakewood Outdoor Learning Area


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It’s more than just a nature area.
It’s an opportunity to explore, grow and feel connected to our world.



About LOLA

LOLA is an outdoor environmental science classroom and nature area located behind the library.  It encompasses a small riparian area that runs along McCommas Branch, a tributary leading to White Rock Lake. LOLA’s diverse ecosystems, including wetlands, bottomland forest, and prairie area, offer a unique learning environment.

  • Since 2001 LWE students have received hands-on science instruction in LOLA.
  • 2022 brings an exciting new partnership with the Dallas Arboretum!
  • Each grade will experience 4 customized lessons using a curriculum developed by science education specialists.
  • Education, maintenance, and other programming is graciously funded by Lakewood PTA and LECPTA.
  • Thank you to the North Texas Master Naturalist for their continued commitment to the upkeep and improvement of LOLA.
  • Improvements and new entrance to LOLA provided by Dallas ISD.

If you are interested in joining the LOLA Committee, volunteering or have any questions please contact us at

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