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Here are the 75 lakes we have listed within USA > South > Florida - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Lake Okeechobee
(Florida, USA)
451,000 Lake Okeechobee Pictures Lake Okeechobee Message Forums With over 451,000 blue, watery acres, Lake Okeechobee is a lake with many titles. It is, by surface acreage, the largest lake in Florida. It also holds the distinction of being the fourth-largest lake wholly contained within the USA. (Lake Michigan, Alaska's Lake Iliamna, and Great Salt Lake are larger.) ...
Lake George
(Florida, USA)
46,000 Lake George Pictures Lake George Message Forums Lake George is the second largest lake in Florida, second only to Lake Okeechobee. Lake George is also the largest lake on the St. Johns River, about 12 miles long, 6 miles wide, and covering about 46,000 acres. The St. Johns River meanders slowly northward about 300 miles on its way to the Atlantic ...
Lake Seminole
(Florida, USA / Georgia, USA)
37,500 Lake Seminole Pictures Lake Seminole Message Forums Lake Seminole divides its 37,500 watery acres between Georgia and Florida. The lake is conveniently located about 40 miles northwest of Tallahassee, Florida and 20 miles from Bainbridge, Georgia. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created the reservoir between 1947 and 1957 by damming the Chattahoochee ...
Lake Kissimmee
(Florida, USA)
34,948 Lake Kissimmee Pictures Lake Kissimmee's massive 34,948 acre area earns the lake a spot as Florida's third largest lake, finishing just behind Lake George and Lake Okeechobee. The Kissimmee Waterway consists of a chain of lakes including Lake Kissimmee. Boaters can enjoy the entire 56-mile long waterway starting at Lake Tohopekaliga ...
Lake Apopka
(Florida, USA)
30,671 Lake Apopka Pictures Lake Apopka Message Forums Sixty years ago Lake Apopka was a world class bass fishery. Fishing camps dotted the shore of the spring-fed central Florida lake in Orange and Lake Counties, and anglers came from all over to fish the clean clear water. The water was so clear it was said a fisherman could look down and pick out the ...
Lake Istokpoga
(Florida, USA)
27,692 Lake Istokpoga Pictures Lake Istokpoga Message Forums Lake Istokpoga, located in Highlands County, is Florida's fifth largest lake and stretches out over 27,692 Florida acres. With a maximum length of 10 miles and a maximum width of 5 miles, the lake provides many nooks and crannies for exploration. The lake's name, Istokpoga, derives from the Seminole ...
Lake Tohopekaliga
(Florida, USA)
18,810 Lake Tohopekaliga Pictures Lake Tohopekaliga Message Forums Also known as: Lake Toho
Lake Tohopekaliga is world renowned for its bass fishing and loved for its natural beauty. It is located in Osceola County, Florida, at the headwaters of the Everglades and one of the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes which encompasses 100,000 acres. In some spots Lake Tohopekaliga is marshy, a haven for rare ...
Crescent Lake
(Florida, USA)
15,960 Crescent Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Crescent
Crescent Lake, straddling Putnam and Flagler Counties in northeastern Florida, lazes out over an imposing 15,960 acres. Known for its clean water and beautiful scenery, the lake hosts many visitors every year, each looking a slice of Crescent Lake tranquility. A public boat ramp on the western shore ...
Orange Lake
(Florida, USA)
12,550 Orange Lake Pictures Orange Lake Message Forums Both wading birds and airboats are at home amongst the mats of floating aquatic plants on beautiful Orange Lake in Alachua County, Florida. With its abundant vegetation, Orange Lake is a great destination for anglers, paddlers, and bird watchers. Orange Lake is a 12,550-acre natural lake in Florida's ...
East Lake Tohopekaliga
(Florida, USA)
11,968 East Lake Tohopekaliga Pictures Also known as: East Lake Toho
East Lake Tohopekaliga, often called East Lake Toho for short, is located in central Florida south of Orlando. Covering a staggering 11,968 Florida acres, East Lake Tohopekaliga is circular in shape with a diameter of 5 miles, making it the second largest lake in Osceola County behind its larger sister ...
Winter Haven Chain of Lakes
(Florida, USA)
10,500 Winter Haven Chain of Lakes Pictures Winter Haven Chain of Lakes Message Forums The Winter Haven Chain of Lakes is a very special place. These natural, spring-fed lakes in Florida's West Central region have delighted residents and visitors for over a hundred years. Before hordes of tourists descended on the coastal beaches to vacation and enjoy the salt air, this middle-Florida ...
Lake Griffin
(Florida, USA)
9,428 Lake Griffin Pictures Lake Griffin Message Forums Headwaters of the Ocklawaha River, 9,500-acre Lake Griffin offers a bit of everything to Harris Chain of Lakes visitors. The long, shallow lake is the terminus of the chain which includes Lake Harris, Little Lake Harris, Lake Dora, Lake Beauclair, Lake Carlton, Lake Eustis and several canals. Mostly ...
Lake Talquin
(Florida, USA)
8,800 Lake Talquin, 8,800 acres of sparkling Florida water, is conveniently located just a few miles west of Tallahassee. The Florida Power Corporation created Lake Talquin in 1929 by constructing the Jackson Bluff Dam and hydroelectric plant and impounding the Ochlockonee River. The power company operated ...
Lake Eustis
(Florida, USA)
7,833 Lake Eustis Pictures Lake Eustis Message Forums Also known as: Harris Chain of Lakes
One of the unsung gems of Central Florida's Lake County is Lake Eustis. Nearly 8,000 acres, Lake Eustis is a central link in the Harris Chain of Lakes, a key waterbody in the Ocklawaha River watershed and home to about 50,000 area residents. In an area dotted with lakes small and large, and hosting ...
Lake Weohyakapka
(Florida, USA)
7,528 Lake Weohyakapka Message Forums Also known as: Lake Walk-in-Water
In Polk County Florida lies a lake shrouded in a little bit of secrecy, known as Lake Weohyakapka. It is a quiet lake -- though getting more and more well-known by the year -- with waters that are filled with mostly darting fish and the avid anglers. Visitors come to learn about Lake Weohyakapka simply ...
Newnans Lake
(Florida, USA)
7,517 Newnans Lake Pictures Newnans Lake Message Forums Also known as: Newnan's Lake, Lake Newnan
An alligator slips silently into the water as cormorants look on from their perches in the bald cypress trees that ring Newnans Lake. With the Spanish moss-draped trees, surrounding swamps and otherworldly beauty, Newnans Lake feels like a world removed, but in reality the 7,000-acre lake is only two ...
Blue Cypress Lake
(Florida, USA)
6,555 Also known as: Lake Blue Cypress
Blue Cypress Lake, located on the Treasure Coast of Florida about 20 miles west of Vero Beach, covers 6,555 prime central Florida acres. Perfectly situated beneath celestial blue skies, the lake's name comes from the bluish glow off the lake's cypress trees, as the brilliant morning sun reflects off ...
Santa Fe Lake
(Florida, USA)
5,850 Santa Fe Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Santa Fe
Santa Fe Lake, also known as Lake Santa Fe, is a sparkling 5,850-acre expanse that lies in northeastern Alachua County, Florida. Actually divided into two lakes -- Santa Fe Lake and Little Santa Fe Lake -- this watery playground is connected and easily navigable by boat. The lake is spring-fed and feeds ...
Lake Iamonia
(Florida, USA)
5,757 Lake Iamonia, a 5,757 acre lake located northeast of Tallahassee, is a shallow lake with an average depth of 5 feet. Shallow depths, in combination with some of the local wildlife, strongly discourage swimming, yet provide opportunities for other recreational activities. Lake Iamonia (pronounced ...
Lake Lochloosa
(Florida, USA)
5,700 Lake Lochloosa Pictures Lake Lochloosa Message Forums Also known as: Lochloosa Lake
A single kayaker paddles out of Cross Creek into the mouth of Little Lochloosa Lake. Beautiful 5,700-acre Lochlossa Lake stretches in front of him with moss-draped cypress lining the sandy shore. Surrounded by live oak trees and old growth cypress with almost no residential development, Lake Lochloosa ...
Lake Weir
(Florida, USA)
5,686 Lake Weir Pictures Lake Weir Message Forums Sprawling live oaks dripping with Spanish moss next to beautiful white sand beaches combine with exceptional fishing to make Lake Weir an enchanting Marion County, Florida destination. Its proximity to the Ocala National Forest and all the attraction of Disney and the Orlando area ensure visitors never ...
Deer Point Lake
(Florida, USA)
4,698 Deer Point Lake is located north of Panama City, off of US 331 and SR-77. Primarily used as a public water source, Deer Point Lake is also used for irrigation and recreational purposes. With approximately 4,572 surface acres of water and subtropical temperatures, Deer Point Lake is an excellent place ...
Lake Rosalie
(Florida, USA)
4,530 Lake Rosalie Pictures Lake Rosalie Message Forums Snowbird paradise. That describes Lake Rosalie in southern Polk County. This area in West Central Florida is the kind of place the northern transplant dreams of when planning the Florida vacation or winter destination. Located along the string of lakes and streams that make up the Kissimmee River water ...
Lake Dora
(Florida, USA)
4,502 Lake Dora Pictures Lake Dora Message Forums A perfect lake in a perfect area describes Lake Dora in Florida's Eastern Central Region. The Lake Dora area has been a favorite destination of northern retiree 'snowbirds' for nearly 50 years. Part of the Harris Chain of Lakes, huge Lake Dora is rich in wildlife and fish, with many miles of waterways ...
Lake Jackson
(Florida, USA)
4,500 Lake Jackson Pictures Lake Jackson Message Forums Also known as: Jackson Lake
Florida has many special lakes, but none is more unique than Lake Jackson in the Panhandle East region. The 4,500-acre lake is remarkable for trophy largemouth bass, a fact known to many southern anglers. But its most unusual feature is that the lake regularly 'disappears' about every 25 years. The ...

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