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About Church Lake
Located Near St. Augustine

Located in Hillsborough County in the state of Florida, Church Lake is a small body of water encompassing only 69 acres. This lake is surrounded by a handful of similarly sized lakes and ponds.

Many of the homes on Church Lake have private docks for storing kayaks, canoes, and non-motor boats.


Anyone who enjoys fishing can leisurely spend their time on the shoreline of Church Lake casting a line. The largemouth bass is one of the more popular species caught on the lake.

If you are looking for a change of scenery, there are around ten lakes and ponds within walking or driving distance of Church Lake.

Rice Creek Conservation Area

On the eastern edge of the Church Lake Community is Rice Creek Conservation Area. The site protects a variety of natural communities, including floodplain swamp, Flatwoods, dome swamp, floodplain forest, and mixed upland forest.

Visitors enjoy exploring the Spanish moss and viewing local wildlife in Rice Creek Swamp. One of the unique aspects of the Rice Creek Conservation Area is a historic levee built for an 18th-century rice plantation that will take visitors along a walk into the heart of the swamp to view the seventh-largest cypress tree in Florida.

Take a Trip to St. Augustine

St. Augustine offers a long list of exciting attractions for people of all ages. Founded in 1565 by the Spanish, this city comes with a lot of history.

The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument in St. Augustine is the oldest masonry fort in the United States. At over 315 years old, visitors who walk through the fortress walls are taking a trip through history.

The Best Place to Experience Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or find a vacation rental, Church Lake is an excellent choice.