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Last update: January 17th, 2020 at 8:00 am

Lake Okeechobee in Florida

Lake Okeechobee, lake in southeastern Florida, U.S., the third largest freshwater lake wholly within the country. Due to the lake’s dense population of alligators, swimming is not one of them. Instead, consider boating, freshwater fishing, and hiking or biking the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail at Florida’s famed “inland sea.”

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