• Surface Area: 22,700 Acres
• Drainage Area: 84 Square Miles
• Length: 11 Miles
Lake Tohopekaliga, also referred to as Lake Toho, is the largest lake located in Osceola County, Florida. It is the primary inflow of Shingle Creek, which rises in Orlando. It covers 22,700 acres, spans 42 miles in circumference, and is 4 miles long. It is linked to East Lake Tohopekaliga by Canal 31 or St. Cloud Canal. The lake is bordered on the northern shore by Kissimmee and on the eastern shore by Kissimmee Park. Because of Kissimmee’s close proximity, the lake draws a multitude of tourists every year.
Lake Tohopekaliga is known for its bass fishing and birdwatching. Lakefront Park is located at the north end of the lake and has a scenic walking path with benches. Visitors may view the area’s wide array of waterfowl, alligators, turtles and other wildlife. Lakefront park also has a miniature lighthouse, a children’s playground area, and is bordered on its west end by Big Toho Marina.