With more than 1,000 lakes and rivers, there’s no surprise how Lake County got its name.
This Central Florida county is not only home to hundreds of waterways, but the quality of freshwater fishing and boating amenities are some of the best in the region.
From Hickory Point Recreational Facility, a park that features 12 boat ramps with access to the eight-lake Harris Chain, to the tranquil and picturesque water trails, which offers canoeists and kayakers plenty of outdoor adventures, Lake County is the closest thing in the state to a freshwater boater’s paradise.
Largemouth bass and crappie are found in almost every body of water in the area. In fact, nationally televised fishing tournaments come to Lake County each year. With hundreds of lakes brimming with prize catches, anglers sometimes face a tough decision about where to cast a line.
Along with listing the dozens of marinas and boat ramps located in Lake County, this online guide was designed to inform residents and tourists about the many boating and fishing opportunities in the area.
From the St. Johns River in the north to the Clermont Chain in the south, Lake County is an ideal location for a boating vacation getaway.