Hardee Lakes Park




Park Hours

Friday thru Monday
7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
(unless you are camping)


Camping Rates

  With Electric   Without Electric  
Nightly * $20.00 + tax   $15.00 + tax * ($3.00 + tax for 50 amp service)
Weekly * $100.00 + tax   $69.00 + tax * ($15.00 + tax for 50 amp service)
Monthly * $300.00 + tax   $250.00 + tax * ($45.00 + tax for 50 amp service)



   Hardee Lakes Park is approximately 1200 acres. The park has horse trails, hiking trails, handicap-accessible hiking trails, and bike trails. There are 3 restrooms located throughout the park, and the restrooms in the camping area have showering facilities available.

   Hardee lakes also has picnic areas, a picnic pavilion, and a playground. There is also a boardwalk that winds around the lakes and through the woods, with an observation tower where people can watch wildlife.

    The fisheries are controlled by the Florida Game and Fish commission, and fishing is allowed in all the lakes.

   Hardee Lakes hosts an annual event in the spring called Nature Fest. Nature Fest is an event coordinated by the Hardee County Chamber of Commerce and the Hardee County Board of County Commissioners. Hardee Lakes Park contains 4 lakes in total; Lake #1 is 120 acres, Lake #2 is 110 acres, Lake #3 is 97 acres, and Lake #4 is 47 acres. Every year a fishing tournament is held for adults as well as children. The children’s fishing tournament is sponsored by The Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, The Castaway 4-H Sport fishing Club, and Chapter 34.

   Prior to your arrival at Hardee Lakes Park, please review the Rules and Regulations of Hardee Lakes or a brochure that contains the fishing regulations and a brief summary of the park rules below.








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