Florida has over 30,000 different lakes that cover over 3 million acres of land! Some of the lakes are very small and some are very large… Where are the largest lakes in Florida located and how large are they? Here are the largest lakes in Florida.

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Orange Lake

Total Acres: 12,500

A natural setting for Florida’s wildlife…

FUN FACT: At the deepest spot of the lake it’s only 12 feet deep. 

Lake Harris 

Total Acres: 13,700

Sandhills and Cypress trees surround the lake… Perfect opportunities for pictures of Florida wildlife!

FUN FACT: Lake Harris is located along the Central Florida Ridge which is home to the states highest elevations… 

Crescent Lake

Total Acres: 15,900

Putman and Flagler Counties most beautiful lake…

FUN FACT: Crescent Lake is only 2 miles wide… However, it’s 13 miles long. 

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Lake Tohopekaliga 

Total Acres: 22,700

This beautiful lake is located at the headwaters of the Everglades!

FUN FACT: This lake is home to some of the best bass fishing you’ll ever find!

Lake Istokpoga 

Total Acres: 28,000

Very shallow lake with water at an average of 4 feet deep.

FUN FACT: Lake Isokpoha is a Seminole word meaning “our people died here”.

Lake Apopka 

Total Acres: 30,000

This massive lake is minutes away from Downtown Orlando and features some great fishing!

FUN FACT: The lake is fed by a natural spring. 

Lake Kissimmee 

Total Acres: 35,000

Alligators and Bald Eagles call this lake home…

FUN FACT: Lake Kissimmee is larger than all of Walt Disney World! 

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Lake Seminole 

Total Acres: 37,500

Along the banks of the lake, you will find 10 different parks for your enjoyment!

FUN FACT: Lake Seminole is man-made and is a reservoir. 


Lake George 

Total Acres: 46,000

Everyone should visit the Ocala National Forest and the Lake George Conservation Area!

FUN FACT: The average depth of the lake is only 8 feet! 


Lake Okeechobee 

Total Acres: 451,000

Florida’s largest lake… Great for fishing and viewing Florida’s wildlife.

FUN FACT: Lake Okeechobee is the fourth-largest lake that all shorelines are within the USA!

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