Florida Lakes

Florida has over 7800 lakes on over 3 million acres of land. One fifth of Florida is land area is water with all of the lakes, rivers, streams and waterways. The lakes in Florida vary in size from small srpingfed to some of the largest in the U.S. 

 

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is a beautiful way to spend an afternoon with a friend or maybe a few family members. This place is for the nature lovers as it is wetlands where a multitude of animals live. There are over 300 different species of birds that can be seen while on this 11-mile driving loop. Other animals that can be seen here are alligators, turtles, river otters, bobcats, coyotes, and the occasional bear and deer meandering through the wooded areas. If you decide to drive it can take from 1-2 hours to enjoy the natural scenery, but walkers, joggers, bicyclers, and horseback riders are encouraged to enjoy the natural sights at Lake Apopka. 

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive