Lake Marion

Lake Marion can be found in Seminole County, Florida as seen in the Google map below. Lake Marion is a lake in north west part of Florida. The latitude and longitude coordinates for this lake are 28.6800, -81.3659 and the altitude is 56 feet (17 meters).

Lake Marion Creek WMA consists of more than 8,000 acres north and east of Lake Marion in Polk County 5 miles east of Haines City on SR 580. The land was purchased by the South Florida Water Management District and Polk County to protect water and other natural resources. Most of the area is hardwood swamp, which makes hunting and other recreational activities challenging.

Lake Marion remains a good spot for squirrel hunting. Horseback riding is prohibited, and bicycling is permitted only with a special-use license from the South Florida Water Management District. Camping is prohibited during hunting seasons and permitted at other times only with a special-use license from the South Florida Water Management District, call (800) 250-4250 for more information. There are hiking trails from the following designated entrances: Snell Creek, Huckleberry Island, Baltic Road, and Horse Creek. Fishing is available on Snell Creek. White-tailed deer, feral hogs, wading birds (including white ibis, little blue heron, great blue heron, and great egret), scrub-jays, and gopher tortoises are some of the wildlife that can be observed on the area. You may also find the tracks of sand skinks in the white scrub sands.

Anyone interested in fishing Lake Marion should consult with local fishing guides and resources before heading out to fish. Anglers fishing Lake Marion out of Haines City in the morning is usually best. Mid-day outtings not the best for bass fishing. Water can be discolored at times, most people fish for Bluegills, shellcrackers and some specks throughout the year, with the spring time being best.

Just a short stroll from Lake Marion is a brand new vacation Lake Marion Golf Resort. There are several outstanding things to choose from, each with the outdoors in mind. Lake Marion Golf Resort is a wonderful place to enjoy all that Florida has to offer while going on your next fishing trip. On the shores of Lake Marion are the marina docks, a lakeside park with picnic shelters and grills, boat trailer storage facilities, and beach volleyball. Have a great day of fishing and fun on Lake Marion, then relax in the lakefront gazebo and watch another gorgeous Florida sunset over the water.
Complete with a nice lounge and breakfast daily!

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