Watertown Lake


Area Status: Open

If you enjoy fishing for bass, blue gill, brim and more, then the 46-acre Watertown Lake is waiting for you. This pristine lake sits on the southeastern edge of the Osceola National Forest, just a short drive from the Lewis D. Whitaker Osceola Shooting Range.

Fishing and Nature Watching

  • If you're lucky, you'll see osprey nesting in the cypress or egrets and herons wading along the shoreline.
  • Whether you're an avid angler or a wandering wildlife viewer, Watertown Lake is the place for you.

At a Glance

Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Parking is shared with a private lodge. Please be respectful.
Closest Towns: Lake City

General Information

Accessibility:

Fishing pier is accessible.


General Notes:

Amenitie

  • Boat ramp
  • Fishing pier
  • Parking shared with the lodge

Licenses and Passes 

Boating 

  • Boating in the National Forests in Florida is regulated by the state of Florida. Please visit our boating web page before you grab your personal floatation device and head out onto the water.  

Fishing 


Accessibility:

Fishing pier is accessible.


General Notes:

Amenitie

  • Boat ramp
  • Fishing pier
  • Parking shared with the lodge

Licenses and Passes 

Boating 

  • Boating in the National Forests in Florida is regulated by the state of Florida. Please visit our boating web page before you grab your personal floatation device and head out onto the water.  

Fishing 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Lake and Pond Fishing

General Info:

Accessibility

Fishing pier is accessible.


General Notes

Amenitie

  • Boat ramp
  • Fishing pier
  • Parking shared with the lodge

Licenses and Passes 

Boating 

  • Boating in the National Forests in Florida is regulated by the state of Florida. Please visit our boating web page before you grab your personal floatation device and head out onto the water.  

Fishing 


Permit required?: Y

Viewing Wildlife

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
30.1932

  Longitude : 
-82.6029