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Lake Griffin State Park
The Eighth Largest Lake In Florida

lake-griffin-state-park-fruitland-park-floridaLocated within an hour of central Florida attractions and theme parks, this park is home to one of the state's largest live oak trees. A short trail near the park entrance takes visitors to the mammoth oak tree.

Lake Griffin, the eighth largest lake in Florida where you can enjoy boating, canoeing as well as fishing. Anglers will find plenty of largemouth bass, bluegill, speckled perch, and catfish.

You can observe the park's wildlife while picnicking or strolling along the half-mile nature trail. A shady, full-facility campground attracts travelers to spend the night or an entire holiday here.

There is no swimming in the lake due to quiet a large alligator population.

General Information & Amenities:

  • Park Hours: 8 am - Until sunset (365 days a year)

  • Park Phone: +1 (352) 360-6760

  • Entrance Fees (2011): $5.00 per vehicle 2-8 people per vehicle...$4.00 single occupant vehicle...$2.00 pedestrians, bicyclists etc...$4.00 per hour, canoe rental.

  • Camping Fees: $18.00 per night, plus tax. Includes water and electricity. 50% discount for floridian residents 65 or over.

  • Boating (Boat ramp available), Fishing, Canoeing & Kayaking, Hiking & Wildlife Viewing.

  • Picnic Pavilion, Restroom Facilities, Playground, Pets allowed but kept on a leash.

  • Download Lake Griffin State Park map

This is a popular venue with tourist's and locals. Located around a 1hr drive from Orlando, vehicles are required.

Location & Directions:

Lake Griffin
3089 U.S.441/27
Fruitland Park,
Florida 34731
Tel: +1 352-360-6760

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