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Located on Lake Isleworth, R.D. Keene Park has soccer fields and provides public boat ramp access to the beautiful Butler Chain of Lakes.
R. D. Keene Park
R. D. Keene Park
Admission Fee Boat Ramp Leashed Pet Allowed Multipurpose Field Picnic Area/Grills Playground Wildlife
Hours of Operation:
Summer 6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Winter 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday - Saturday
Phone Number: (407) 254-1940
Address:
10900 Chase RD
Windermere, FL 34786
Acreage: 52
Location:
Points of Interest:
R.D. Keene Park has two soccer fields available for a rental fee of $25/hour, a large covered playground and picnic areas. To make a reservation, please call the park directly at 407-254-1940; leave a detailed message if you reach voicemail. Please note that Orange County Parks and Recreation requires 30 days or more to schedule and complete payment and paperwork for all rentals.

We ask that all who visit the Butler Chain of Lakes observe common safe boating practices:

  • Mind your Wake! Use caution and reduced speed to minimize wake near shorelines and structures.
  • Obey all Uniform Waterway Regulatory Markers.
  • Be courteous to others and slow down!
    Help us keep the ramp and lakes safe for you and future generations!

Boat Ramp Information

  • Located on beautiful Lake Isleworth, R.D. Keene Park's boat ramp offers public access to the Butler Chain of Lakes. The boat ramp has parking for up to 49 vehicles and trailers. When the boat ramp reaches parking capacity, the entry gate will CLOSE and re-open after 2 p.m. No waiting or “drop and go” will be allowed.
  • User fees are as follows: vehicles with trailers and motorized watercraft, $5 per day (pay with exact change or check at the ramp); vehicles only, free; vehicles with non-motorized watercraft, free; and boat ramp annual pass, $150 (see below).
  • The annual recreation or business pass must be purchased at Tibet-Butler Preserve's office. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturdays; office is closed on Sundays.
  • ALL FISHING TOURNAMENTS AND GROUPS/CLUBS: please contact the Tibet-Butler Preserve office (407-254-1940) to schedule and register your event. Event fee and liability insurance is required.
  • Public Boat Ramp Commercial Operations Guideline
  • Public Boat Ramp Ordinance No. 2020-11

Contact Us

Orange County Parks and Recreation
4801 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32808

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Email: parks@ocfl.net
Parks Administration: 407-836-6200
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