Lake Jessup

Details

Location:
Sanford , FL
United States United States
Coordinates:
28.7255, -81.2212
Distance:
10,011 Acres
Description:

Closest Town: Winter Springs

Lake Size: 10,011 Acres

Public Boat Access: Many located around lake including:

Lake Jesup Park - off S.R. 46 at the end of Sanford Ave

1 off S.R. 434 at Camp

Lake Notes: Specializing in Largemouth Bass, Bream and Black Crappie. Large Alligator population.

Lake Jessup, this body of water has the largest Alligator population in Florida. Escape the theme parks, shopping malls and skyscrapers of Orlando and journey to the heart of Seminole County on our 30 Minute Airboat Adventure On Lake Jessup. Just 20 minutes from downtown Orlando, Lake Jessup is renowned for the largest population of alligators in the U.S. – well over 10,000! Hop onboard this exciting airboat adventure, where we'll glide over the water and travel along the coastal marshlands looking for wildlife, including the Bald Eagle at the scenic Bird Island! Enjoy the full experience of Lake Jessup with a stop at our Live Gator Exhibit, some souvenir shopping at our gift shop, a meal at our restaurant and a drink at the Lazy Gator Bar .

Several area small businesses operate lakeside restaurants, fish camps and airboat tours in an effort to encourage local tourism.

Lake Jesup is one of the largest lakes in Central Florida, one of many that make up the St. Johns River. Located in the heart of Seminole County along the middle basin of the St. Johns, the lake encompasses an area of approximately 16,000 acres (65 km²), including open water and floodplain. The lake boasts one of the longest free-standing bridges, part of the Seminole Expressway, which bisects the lake.

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Power Boats Allowed, Swimming Area, State campground, Shore fishing access, State picnic area
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Fish

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Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
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Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
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Catfish, Redtail (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus)

Freshwater
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Crappie, Black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

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Sunfish, Redear (Lepomis microlophus)

Freshwater

Guides

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