Local Area Attractions Near Okeechobee KOA Resort
Okeechobee, centrally located in Florida on the north shore of Lake Okeechobee, provides an escape from hustle and bustle with convenience to Florida attractions and beaches within a short drive. Lake Okeechobee, also know as Florida's Inland Sea, is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida and provides 710 square miles of pristine freshwater boating, fishing and bird watching opportunities.
Nine-Hole Golf Course and Putting Green
Enjoy our 9-Hole par 34 regulation golf course with practice green and large driving range right here on our resort.
Seminole Casino Brighton
Put a little excitement in your day with a trip to the casino! Enjoy 240 gaming machines, ten poker tables and 500 high-stakes bingo seats. There is also a restaurant and lounge for you to relax in. Open daily at 10:00 a.m. Located on the Brighton Indian Reservation in Okeechobee off Highway 721.
Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail
This trail is great for hiking, biking, running or just taking a leisurely stroll! Designated as a segment of the Florida National Scenic Trail, this trail circles the second largest freshwater lake in the contiguous United States. The trail itself is located atop the Herbert Hoover Dike, which surrounds the lake for flood protection, and provides views ranging from scenic lakeside to working agricultural landscapes. It also takes users near and through communities that are at the heart of agriculture in this part of the state, such as Clewiston and Belle Glade. The area affords opportunities for viewing wildlife, particularly in fall and winter, when birds such as herons, egrets, and a variety of wintering waterfowl are abundant. And of course, fishing opportunities are endless.
Boat Rentals on Lake Okeechobee
Located at the J & S Fish Camp Lake O Boat Rentals offers Pontoon, Bass and Jon Boats starting at $60.00. Half or full days available. Live bait, tackle and fuel available. Base camp at Okeechobee KOA and plan a day enjoying the beauty of Lake Okeechobee.
9500 SW Conners Hwy (441)
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Marsh Beast Airboat Tours
Marsh Beast Airboat Tours is a full service airboat tour company offering you a variety of tours in South Florida. Our Goal is to give our customers the very best in comfort, safety, and an airboat tour that will be full of abundant wildlife, excitement and a pristine look at Florida that will be remembered for years.
All of our airboat tours are for one hour with multiple airboat tours throughout the day. Our Airboats are top of the line late model 22 foot Diamondback Airboats that are custom made for Airboat Tours with State of the art headsets where you can communicate with your Captain and Guide as they point out things of interest and wildlife photo opportunities. We are completely licensed and insured and all Captains are licensed with the United States Coast Guard.
Local Area Recreation Near Okeechobee KOA Resort
Okeechobee Shooting Sports
Okeechobee Shooting Sports is the ultimate shooting and gunsmithing destination in South and Central Florida. Along with Rifle and Pistol Ranges, our outdoor facility has five separate 5-Stand Sporting Clays fields, Trap and Skeet fields and shooting galleries. Friendly competitions for shooters of all skill levels nearly every weekend- without interfering with normal range operations!
7055 NE 48th St
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
At Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center there are so many unique animals to see! In addition to Panthers, Camels and Kangaroos at Arnold's Wildlife, we also have a number of smaller animals such as lemurs and otters. We have also brought in Asian Fishing Cats recently in part of a breeding program for the animals. While your here, take be sure to stroll through Arnold's Butterfly Haven situated on half an acre in the shape of the Zebra Longwing, Florida's State Butterfly.
14895 NW 30th Ter
Okeechobee, FL 34972-0941