Glades County Tourism Development Council

With more than 30 miles of shoreline on Lake Okeechobee, 60 miles of Caloosahatchee riverfront along the Okeechobee Waterway which connects the Gulf Coast at Ft. Myers to the Atlantic at Stuart, and 52 miles of paddling trail on the pristine Fisheating Creek, Glades County offers great natural resources for boaters of all kinds.

Enjoy bass fishing from one of Glades County's many boat ramps on the western side of Lake Okeechobee. Go biking and birdwatching along the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail. Learn about the historic Calusa Indians while hiking the Ft. Center Trail or visiting the Ortona Indian Mound Park. Visit Gatorama, celebrating 60 years as one of Florida's original roadside attractions. Play bingo or slots at the Seminole Casino at Brighton. Hunt for turkeys, quail and wild boar at Silver Lake Preserve. Gloriously natural Glades County offers something for everyone. Visit to learn more or give us a call at 863.946.0300.



Bus Parking

Average Visit Time

Less than 1 hour

Fishing Type

Freshwater Fishing