Orange County Major Bodies of Water

This page will share some of the information on the different bodies of water in Orange County and what you need to know before buying a waterfront home.

Included is information on the following: Lake Apopka, Lake Holden, Lake Maitland, Lake Virginia, Lake Conway, Big Sand Lake, Lake Nona, Lake Hart, Lake Mary Jane and the St. John’s River.   

To research ALL bodies of water in Orange County, go to:http://www.orange.wateratlas.usf.edu/

Lake Name                 Size (acres)              Average depth (feet)

Lake Apopka, Winter Garden

Size/Depth 30,862 acres (7 feet)
Public Access: Yes, located off C.R. 437 at Magnolia Park
Activities Available/Allowed: bank fishing 
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Lake Holden, Orlando

Size/Depth 265 acres (13.5 feet)
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Lake Maitland, Maitland

Size/Depth 449 acres (not available)
Public Access: Yes, located behind Rollins College
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Lake Virginia, Winter Park

Size/Depth 225 acres (not available)
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Lake Conway, Orlando

Size/Depth 1,773 acres (23.3 feet)
Public Access: Yes, located off S.R. 527 and Hoffner Ave. 
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Big Sand Lake, Orlando

Size/Depth 1,041 acres (23 feet)
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Lake Tibet, Orlando

Size/Depth 1,070 acres (18.5 feet)
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Lake Butler, Orlando  

Size/Depth 1,700 acres (14 feet)
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Lake Down, Orlando

Size/Depth 911 acres (19.7 feet)
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Lake Nona, Orlando

Size/Depth 587 acres (not available)
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Lake Hart, Orlando

Size/Depth 1,887 acres (9.5 feet)
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Lake Mary Jane, Orlando

Size/Depth 1,135 acres (7 feet)
Public Access: Yes, at Moss Park of C.R. 15 on Moss Park Rd.
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