Lake Griffin

Florida

76Listings
$45K-$1.9M
$28.8MTotal Value
Lake Griffin, Florida

Lake Griffin offers a short supply in Florida's Leesburg area.

Lake Griffin is one of two massive lakes in the city of Leesburg, this lake covers more than 9,000-acres.

This lake is popular among nature lovers who enjoy hiking, camping and water activities.

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Marinas
(352) 365-2177
10320 County Rd 44
Leesburg, FL 34788
(352) 343-2024
1661 Palm Garden St
Tavares, FL 32778
(352) 787-4514
35320 Cross St
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
(352) 728-9870
250 Ball Park Rd
Leesburg, FL 34748
Golf Courses
(352) 753-7000
6538 Lake Griffin Rd
Lady Lake, FL 32159
(352) 753-5151
679 Rainbow Blvd
Lady Lake, FL 32159
(352) 753-3905
106 Evergreen Lane
Lady Lakes, FL 32159
Campgrounds
(352) 360-6760
3089 US-441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
  • Counties: Lake County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Sailing clubs: Triangle Boat Club, Adventure Boat Share
  • Interesting facts: Several natural areas near the lake offer bird-watching opportunities.
  • Known for: Boating activities and alligator population
  • History: Years ago Lake Griffin and Lake Yale were connected through Yale Canal, but it is now closed.
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(352) 323-5200
600 E Dixie Ave
Leesburg, FL 34748
Airports
Leesburg International Airport
Florida 34749
6 miles away
Orlando International Airport
1 Jeff Fuqua blvd, Orlando, FL 32827
63 miles away
About Lake Griffin
Close to Orlando

Lake Griffin is conveniently located in Central Florida, only 50 miles from Orlando and three miles north of Leesburg. Highway 441 and Leesburg International Airport are just minutes from the lake and easily accessible for travelers.

The lake is a part of the Harris Chain of Lakes. Real estate is generally more affordable on Lake Griffin than the rest of the chain due to its distance from Mount Dora.

Among One of The Largest Lakes in Leesburg

Lake Griffin covers more than 9,428 acres with the deepest depth of 18 feet.

St. Johns River Water District Management manages the lake and keeps the lake condition in pristine shape.

Swimming is not permitted on the lake due to its healthy alligator population. However, canoe and kayak rentals and pontoon boat tours are available.

Things To Do Near Lake Griffin

Lake Griffin State Park is known for being home to the state's second largest Live Oak Tree of 400 years. The park encompasses 620 acres and has many activities to enjoy including two hiking trails, boat tours and camping sites.

Minutes from Lake Griffin is the Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center, an informative history museum covering issues from WWII and much more.

The Brownwood Paddock Square is a nice place to spend an evening of relaxation, filled with entertainment venues, shops and food. Some restaurants include World of Beer, Gator's Dockside and O'Shucks Oyster Bar and Grill.

Leesburg Annual Events

Leesburg has many special events that occur throughout each year, including the Annual Leesburg Main Street Christmas House, Annual Spring Fish Fry, Annual Mardi Gras Ball and Annual Leesburg Fine Art Festival.

The Perfect Place to Experience Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence or waterfront property, Lake Griffin is an excellent choice.