Lake Weohyakapka (Walk in Water)

Florida

128Listings
$5K-$600K
$7.8MTotal Value
Lake Weohyakapka (Walk in Water), Florida

Lake Weohyakapka (Walk in Water) real estate is considered the second largest market for lake homes and lake lots in Florida.

Lake Weohyakapka (Walk in Water) homes for sale have an average list price of $84,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.

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  • 14Mi. of Shoreline
  • 5Avg. Depth
  • 12Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    7,528
  • Public Boat Ramps
    1
Marinas
(407) 846-2124
69 Lakeview Dr
Kissimmee, FL 34741
(863) 293-1156
717 6th St SW
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Golf Courses
(863) 679-9478
1650 S Highland Park Dr
Lake Wales, FL 33898
(863) 676-3494
2300 N Scenic Hwy
Lake Wales, FL 33898
(863) 676-8558
3301 Old Wailes Rd
Lake Wales, FL 33898
(863) 453-5210
47 W Lake Damon Dr
Avon Park, FL 33825
Campgrounds
(863) 696-1112
14248 Camp Mack Rd
Lake Wales, FL 33898
(863) 679-4245
2859-2925 Rosalie Lake Rd
Lake Wales, FL 33898
1585 Rucks Dairy Rd
Frostproof, FL 33843
(863) 635-2811
2600 Lake Arbuckle Rd
Frostproof, FL 33843
  • Counties: Polk County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Interesting facts: Largest lake in Polk County
  • Known for: Nationally known for trophy largemouth bass fishing
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are not allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(863) 679-6811
410 11th St
Lake Wales, FL 33853
Airports
Lakeland International Airport
3900 Don Emerson Dr, Lakeland FL 33811
43 miles away
Bartow Municipal Airport
5993 Airport Blvd, Bartow, FL 33830
28 miles away
About Lake Weohyakapka (Walk in Water)
Short Drive to Orlando and Tampa

Lake Weohyakapka is a freshwater, spring-fed lake located in Polk County, Florida. The body of water is part of the lower Kissimmee Chain of Lakes and known as the largest lake in Polk County.

Lake Weohyakapka's name comes from the Creek language, meaning "Walking on Water," hence the lake's alternate name "Walk-in-Water."

The lake is just a an hour and a half from Tampa and Orlando's notable theme parks and minutes away from the City of Lake Wales.

Covers More Than 7,000 Acres

Lake Weohyakapka is 7,528 acres, with a maximum depth of 12 feet and an average depth of five feet.

The water body is popular for its translucent waters, cattail, bulrush and hydrilla plants that attract its bass population.

The lake is managed by the South Florida Water Management District, which oversees water resources from Orlando to the Florida Keys.

Lake Activities

Lake Weohyakapka is nationally known for trophy largemouth bass fishing. Other popular sport fish in this lake are shad, bluegill and sunfish.

Not only do fishing enthusiasts enjoy the lake, bird enthusiasts can hop into a kayak or canoe and spot eagles as well.

Other activities to do near the lake are Bok Tower Gardens, where a giant marble tower sits among beautiful gardens featuring a colorful array of azaleas, camellias and magnolia blooms.

Lake Kissimmee State Park is just 17 minutes away and has many activities including horse trails, hiking trails and a playground for families with children.

This lake features the pure beauty of Florida. Come to Lake Weohyakapka to enjoy lake life at its finest.