Circling Lake Okeechobee: Fishing, Camping and History

Colorful places and people – from Old-Florida towns and traditional fishing camps to Florida cowboys and Native Americans – surround Lake O. The most prominent feature on a Florida map, Lake Okeechobee is the rural heart of South Florida. Surrounded by vast cattle ranches and sugar cane fields…

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Okeechobee Outback

Natural Florida is full of surprises for backpackers and outdoors enthusiasts. This article is brought to you by Okeechobee County Tourism Development Council. From its nest in a tall longleaf pine, the bald eagle rose like a missile, its cries echoing through the air. Within moments, its mate…

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