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Welcome to Okeechobee, Florida(2)fishing rod fishing in lake

Okeechobee is a small rural community located at the Northern tip of Lake Okeechobee.  Lake Okeechobee is our crown jewel and known as one of the best bass lakes in the world as well as the largest lake in Florida.  The Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (L.O.S.T) is a 109-mile multi-use path around Lake Okeechobee.  To truly appreciate one of nature's many gifts take time to walk, bike or horseback ride around our great lake on the L.O.S.T

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” –Wallace Stevens

Okeechobee is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise with a wealth of outdoor activities.  Hunting, hiking, biking, shooting sports, camping, bird watching and air boating are just a couple of ways to unwind and escape.  Local shops and events offer exciting unique treasures and entertainment for residents and visitors alike.   Experience neighbors that wave and greet one another on the street as well as welcome visitors with hospitality beyond compare.

Okeechobee Tourism invites you to take time to make time to visit old Florida and find your truth.