Lake Lotela Boat Ramp – South

Highlands County Partner Agency Ownership/Access Government Owned for General Public Use
Latitude 27° 34.074’ Longitude 81° 28.9038’


Water Type

Ramp Construction
Poured in Place Concrete

Ramp Condition
Good to Excellent

Ramp Capacity
Single Lane

Vehicle with Trailer 3
Vehicle Only 0
Handicap with Trailer 0
Handicap Vehicle Only 0
Very Limited Parking along Shoulder of Access Road

Parking Surface

Parking Condition


Lake Lotela is a natural freshwater lake located in Highlands County, Florida. It is one of the county’s larger lakes, with a surface area of 802-acre (3,250,000 m2). Its maximum depth is 36 feet (11 m). It is at the southeast corner of Avon Park, Florida. Lake Lotela’s largest part is circular. A circular cove is on its northwest and another circular cove is on its west side. The lake is approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) across.

Lake Lotela has no public swimming beaches. However, fishing is allowed and the lake has two public boat ramps, one on the south side, on Lake Lotela Drive, and the other is in Avon Park, at the north end of 3rd Street.

  • Freshwater Lake
  • Good to Excellent Ramp Conditions
  • Poured in Place Concrete

1005 Lake Lotela Dr, Avon Park, FL 33825, USA

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