Grasshopper Lake

Area Status: Open

Enjoy the day trying to catch that big one. Easily accessed along SR 19 north of Altoona and south of SR 40, Grasshopper Lake is an extensive lake that offers boating and fishing - including a fishing pier - from an unimproved access off the highway. 

Boating and Fishing

  • Boats can access the area at the boat ramp along the South Grasshopper Lake, which makes for great fishing.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Expect full recreation sites during weekends. Have backup plans. Sites may close when capacity is reached.
Fees: Free
Closest Towns: Altoona

General Information

General Notes:


  • Boat launch
  • Fishing pier 

Licenses and Passes


  • 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.  


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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