Hardee Lakes

Hardee Lakes

Hardee Lakes Park is approximately 1200 acres, and has horse trails, hiking trails, handicap-accessible hiking trails, and bike trails. There are 3 restrooms located throughout the park. The restrooms in the camping areas also have showering facilities available.
There are also picnic areas, a picnic pavilion, and a playground available. The park includes 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 Park contains 4 lakes in total; Lake Hardee is 120 acres, Deer Lake is 110 acres, Lake Firefly is 97 acres, and Gator Lake is 47 acres.


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.

Cartographic map of Hardee Lakes

Park Hours

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

Camping Rates

  With Electric Without Electric Surcharge
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 )

Contact Information

Phone: (863 ) 767-1100

Ben Willis - Park Manager
5502 Ollie Roberts RD
Bowling Green, FL 33890

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