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Piers & Boat Ramps

COUNTY WATERBODY PIER LOCATION BARRIER
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Charlotte Webb Lake & Ponds Babcock/Webb WMA No No
Glades Lake Okeechobee-Harn Lakeport Pk on Harney Canal Yes Yes
Glades Caloosahatchee River La Belle/Franklin Locks Yes Yes
Hernando Withlacoohee River Nobleton No No
Highlands Lake June in Winter Lake Placid (H.L. Bishop Park) Yes Yes
Highlands Lake Jackson Sebring No Yes
Highlands Lake Istokpoga Lorida (Istokpoga Park) Yes Yes
Hillsborough Hillsborough River Hillsborough River State Park No Yes
Hillsborough Hillsborough River Lowry Park Tampa Yes Yes
Hillsborough Medard Reservoir Edward Medard Park Yes Yes
Hillsborough Al Lopez Park Pond Al Lopez Park ,Tampa Yes Yes
Hillsborough Hillsborough River Morris Bridge Rd. Park No Yes
Hillsborough Hillsborough River Trout Creek Park No Yes
Hillsborough Hillsborough River John B Sergeant Park No Yes
Lee Lakes Park Ft. Myers Yes Yes
Manatee Manatee Reservoir Bradenton - Manatee Recreation Area Yes Yes
Pasco Withlacoohee River Dade City (park) No Yes
Pasco Crews Lake Park San Antonio No Yes
Pasco Middle Lake Growers Corner Yes No
Pinellas Lake Tarpon Palm Harbor (Chestnut Park) Yes Yes
Pinellas Lake Maggiore St Petersburg Park No Yes
Polk Saddle Creek Park Lakeland Yes Yes
Polk Lake Parker Lakeland No No
Polk Peace River Homeland Yes Yes
Polk Crystal Lake Lakeland No No
Polk Lake Hollingsworth Lakeland No No
Polk Lake John Peterson P Lakeland Yes Yes
Polk Lake Mcleod Eagle Lake No No
Polk Patterson Park SR 17 & 8th ST -Ft Meade Yes Yes
Polk Lake Howard Winter Haven No No
Polk Lake Kissimmee Lake Wales,Lake Kissimmee State Park No Yes
Polk Lake Cannon (Park) Winter Haven No No
Polk Lake Summit SR 54 &CR 542 in Winter Haven No No
Polk Derby Lake Tenoroc FMA-Lakeland Yes Yes
Polk Lake Ariana Auburndale Yes Yes
Polk Lake Shipp (Park) Winter Haven No Yes
Sarasota Myakka River Myakka River State Park No Yes

Charlotte County

Webb Lake (North) (#198)
From I-75 South of Punta Gorda, go east on Tucker Grade Road 0.2 miles to Webb Lake Road. Turn right and go 0.2 miles to ramp. Ramp is on left side of road.

Single lane ramp with unimproved parking capable of accommodating 10 vehicles. A management area stamp or a daily use fee is required to utilize this area. Ramp is open sunrise to sunset.

Webb Lake (Central) (#199)
From I-75 south of Punta Gorda, go east on Tucker Grade Road 0.2 miles to Webb Lake Road. Turn right and go 2.0 miles to ramp. Ramp is on left side of road.

Single lane ramp with unimproved parking capable of accommodating 10 vehicles. A management area stamp or a daily use fee is required to utilize this area. Ramp is open sunrise to sunset.

Webb Lake (South) (#200)
From I-75 south of Punta Gorda, go east on Tucker Grade Road 0.2 miles to Webb Lake Road. Turn right and go 4.2 miles to ramp. Ramp is on left side of road.

Single lane ramp with unimproved parking capable of accommodating 10 vehicles. A management area stamp or a daily use fee is required to utilize this area. Ramp is open sunrise to sunset.

DeSoto County

Peace River--Desoto Marina--Deep Creek (#2)
From intersection of I-75 and CR 769, travel north on CR 769 for 3.2 miles to Peace River Avenue. Turn right and go 1.4 miles to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 7 cars/trailers.

Glades County

Lake Okeechobee--Indian Prairie Canal (#141)
From intersection of SR 78 and SR 721 south of the Brighton Indian Reservation, travel north on SR 78 for 7.4 miles. Turn right at Indian Prairie Canal and go 0.5 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 50 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Lake Okeechobee--Harney Pond (#188)
From Morehaven, travel north on Hwy 27 for 2.0 miles to SR 78. Turn right and go 13.3 miles to Harney Pond Canal. Turn right onto Levee Road and go 0.6 mile to ramp.

Double-wide ramp with floating courtesy dock. Unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 50 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Hardee County

Peace River--Wauchula (#157)
From intersection of SR 636 and CR 652 near Wauchula, go east on CR 652 for 1.0 mile. Ramp is located adjacent to Peace River Bridge.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 20 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Hernando County

Mountain Lake (#87)
From intersection of I-75 and SR 50 east of Brooksville, go west on SR 50 for 4.0 miles to CR 41. Turn left and go 2.9 miles to Mountain Lake Road. Turn right and go 0.3 mile to boat ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 15 vehicles. Ramp is normally unusable due to low water levels.

Highlands County

Kissimmee River--Nine Mile Grade (#111)
From Hwy 98 and Kissimmee River Bridge in Fort Basinger, go south on CR 721 for 4.5 miles to Boat Ramp Road. Turn left and go 1.9 miles. Ramp is located in County Park.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 60 vehicles. Bathroom, picnic and shower facilities are available. Bank fishing is allowed.

Lake Clay (#21)
From Lake Placid travel north on Hwy 27 for 0.1 mile to Lakeview Road. Turn right and go 0.3 mile to Lake Clay Drive. Turn left and go 0.2 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 25 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Lake Francis (#86)
From Lake Placid go north on Hwy 27 for 1.5 miles to Clover Leaf Road. Turn left and go 0.8 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 15 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Lake Istokpoga--Lake Istokpoga East (#168)
From Lorida go east 0.5 mile on Hwy 98 to Cow House Road. Turn right and go 1.3 miles to Lake Road. Turn right and go 0.7 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 10 vehicles.

Lake Istokpoga--Lake Istokpoga West (#167)
From Lake Placid go east on CR 621 for 2.8 miles to CR 619. Turn left and go 0.7 mile to Boat Ramp Road. Turn right and go 0.3 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 11 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Lake Josephine (#164)
From Lake Placid go north on Hwy 27 for 7.0 miles to Lake Josephine Drive. Turn left and go 2.8 miles to Gresham Road. Turn right and go 0.8 mile to Oak Beach Boulevard. Turn right and go 0.1 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 15 vehicles. Pier and bank fishing is allowed.

Lake June-in-Winter--H. L. Bishop Park (#195)
From intersection of Hwy 27 and CR 621 in Lake Placid go west on CR 621 for 0.5 mile to entrance to H. L. Bishop Park. Ramp is located in park.

Double-lane ramp with two courtesy docks. Improved parking lot capable of accommodating 30 vehicles. Pier and bank fishing are allowed. Park is open 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Lake June-in-Winter--Lake June Park (#187)
From intersection of Hwy 27 and Interlake Boulevard in Lake Placid, travel west on Interlake Boulevard for 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Park Drive and go 0.2 mile to Deen Boulevard. Turn right and go 0.2 mile to Tangerine Drive. Turn right and go 0.6 mile to entrance to City Park. Follow park road to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with floating courtesy dock. Unimproved parking for 30 vehicles.

Lake Letta (#163)
From intersection of SR 17 and Highlands Avenue in Avon Park, go south on SR 17 for 3.0 miles to ramp access road. Turn right and go 0.1 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 25 vehicles.

Lake Sebring (#20)
From Sebring go north on Hwy 27 for 0.1 mile to CR 634A. Turn right and go 0.1 mile to CR 17A. Turn left and go 0.7 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 10 vehicles.

Lake Little Red Water (#16)
From intersection of Hwy 27 and SR 64 in Avon Park, travel east on SR 64 for 2.0 miles to SR 17. Turn left and go 6.0 miles to Claradge Avenue. Turn right and go 1.2 miles to Sunset Lane. Turn right and go 0.2 mile to where road turns into Holiday Beach Drive. Go 0.5 mile on Holiday Beach Drive to ramp. Ramp is on left side of road.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 15 vehicles.

Red Beach Lake (#15)
From Sebring, go south on Hwy 27 for 5.0 miles to Hwy 98. Turn left on Hwy 98 and go 0.3 mile to SR 17. Turn left and go 0.9 mile to Commerce. Turn right and go 0.1 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 15 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Hillsborough County

Lake Weeks--Lake Seffner (#29)
From SR 574 in Seffner, go north on Lenna Avenue 0.3 mile. Turn right on Tighe Avenue and go 0.2 mile to Lakeside Drive. Turn left, ramp is on right side of road.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 6 vehicles.

Lee County

Caloosahatchee River--Alva (#5)
From intersection of SR 80 and Highlands east of Ft. Myers, travel north over Caloosahatchee River Bridge on Broadway for 0.5 mile. Turn right onto Pearl Street and go 0.3 mile to ramp on right side of road in county park.

Single-lane ramp with two fixed courtesy docks. Improved parking lot capable of accommodating 20 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Manatee County

There currently are no FWC boat ramps in Manatee County.

Pasco County

Middle Lake--R. H. Pless Park #183)
From intersection of I-75 and CR 41 west of Dade City, travel north on SR 41 for 1.9 miles to Dan Brown Road. Turn left and go 0.7 mile to Townsend House Road. Turn left and go 0.4 mile to Middle Lake Park entrance. Turn left into park and follow park road to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking area capable of accommodating 35 vehicles. Picnic facilities are available. Facility is universally accessible. Bank fishing is allowed.

Moon Lake (#94)
From intersection of CR 587 from SR 52 east of Bayonet Point, travel south on CR 587 for 3.1 miles to Buena Vista Avenue. Turn left and go 0.6 mile to Lake Drive. Turn right and go 0.6 mile to Moon Lake Park. Turn right into park and follow park road to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with paved parking lot capable of accommodating 10 vehicles. Bathroom and picnic facilities are available. Park is open hour after sunrise to hour before sunset.

Pinellas County

Alligator Lake (#8)
From intersection of SR 60 and Bayshore Boulevard in Safety Harbor, travel north on CR 590 for 2.0 miles. Turn left onto 7th Street and go 0.4 mile to Safety Harbor City Park. (Del Oro Park) Follow park road to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 15 vehicles. Picnic facilities are available and bank fishing is allowed.

Polk County

Crooked Lake (#18)
From intersection of Hwy 27 and CR 630A south of Lake Wales, travel east on 630A for 1.0 mile. Turn left onto Keen Park Road and go 0.4 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 45 vehicles. Facility is universally accessible.

Kissimmee River (#92)
Ramp is located at the junction of SR 60 and the Kissimmee River. Before crossing bridge, turn right onto Levee Road. Follow road to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 30 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed and a marina with fuel is located nearby. This ramp provides access to the river north of the locks.

Kissimmee River (#93)
Ramp is located at the junction of SR 60 and the Kissimmee River. Before crossing bridge, turn right onto Levee Road. Follow road past first ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 30 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed. This ramp provides access to the river south of the locks.

Lake Alfred (#99)
From intersection of Hwy 92 and CR 557 in Lake Alfred, travel north on CR 557 for 1.0 mile to Haines Boulevard. Turn left and go 0.1 mile to Nekoma Avenue. Turn right and go 0.1 mile to entrance to Lions Club Park. Turn left into park and follow park road to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 20 vehicles. Picnic facilities are available and bank fishing is allowed.

Lake Bonny (#62)
From intersection of Hwy 92 and SR 33 in Lakeland, travel south on SR 33 (Massachusetts Avenue) for 0.4 mile to Main Street. Turn left and go 1.6 miles to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with paved parking lot capable of accommodating 6 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed.

Lake Haines (#82)
From intersection of Hwy 92 and CR 557 in Lake Alfred. Travel west on Hwy 92 for 1.2 miles to Haines Boulevard. Turn left and go 0.9 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 8 vehicles.

Lake Parker--Sertoma Park (#57)
From intersection of Hwy 92 and SR 33 in Lakeland, travel east on Hwy 92 for 1.6 miles to ramp. Ramp is located on left side of road in city park.

Double-lane ramp with fixed courtesy dock. Paved parking lot capable of accommodating 30 vehicles. Picnic facilities area available and bank fishing is allowed. No airboats are allowed to use this ramp.

Lake Rosalie (#42)
From intersection of SR 60 and Tiger Lake Road, turn left and go 1.9 miles to Rosalie Lake Road. Turn left and go 1.0 mile to ramp.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 30 vehicles. Bank fishing is allowed. Park hours are 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. No airboats are allowed to use this ramp.

Lake Swoope (#171)
From intersection of Hwy 92 and CR 557 in Lake Alfred, go north on CR 557 for 1.2 miles. Turn right to Swoope Street and go 0.2 mile to Rochelle Drive. Turn left and go 0.1 mile to ramp. Ramp is on the left side of the road.

Single-lane ramp with unimproved parking lot capable of accommodating 25 vehicles.

Tenoroc Fish Management Area - Picnic Lake, Lake 2 and Lake 3 (#189-191)
From intersection of I-4 and SR 33, travel south on SR 33 for 1.5 miles to Combee Road. Turn left and go 1.3 miles to Tenoroc Mine Road. Turn left and go 1.7 miles to area check-in building. Maps are available at time of check-in. Access is limited to Thursday through Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Picnic Lake (#191)
    Single-lane ramp with floating courtesy dock. Unimproved parking area. No outboard motors allowed. Fishing - Persons 16 and over must be accompanied by a child under 16 who is fishing also. Facility is universally accessible at normal water levels.
  • Lake 2 (#189)
    Single-lane ramp with floating courtesy dock. No outboard motors allowed with ten boat limit. Fishing - Persons 16 and over must be accompanied by a child under 16 who is fishing also. Facility is universally accessible at normal water levels.
  • Lake 3 (#190)
    Single-lane ramp with floating courtesy dock. No outboard motors allowed with 12 boat limit. Facility is universally accessible at normal water levels.

Sarasota County

There currently are no FWC boat ramps in Sarasota County.

 

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