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Lakes and Stormwater Division
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Lakeland, Florida 33801

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Lakeside Displays

Lake information displays can be found at the following locations on this map of the city. The displays were either part of a LE/AD project, SWFWMD, or the City's Stormwater Utility Program. The following are the display topics:

Lake Bonny:  The Lakeside educational displays implemented through a LE/AD activity are located on Lake Bonny Lakeside Displaysthe east side of the lake at Lake Bonny Park along the bicycle/walking path.

    • Stormwater Runoff and Water Quality
    • Lake Bonny and the Peace River 
    • Native Aquatic Vegetation

Lake Gibson:  The educational displays are located next to the Lake Gibson public boat ramp at 4901 Lake Gibson Park.

    • Stormwater Runoff & Land-Use Impacts on Lake Gibson
    • The Gibson Parker and the Peace River

Lake Hollingsworth:  The educational displays are located in Southern Landing (Anchor Park) across from Florida Southern College on Lake Hollingsworth Dr.Lake Hollingsworth Lakeside Displays and along the bicycle/walking path on the northwest side of the lake – where Mississippi Ave. and Lake Hollingsworth Dr. intersect.

    • Welcome to Southern Landing
    • Mississippi Ave. & Lake Hollingsworth Dr.
    • Lake Hollingsworth and the Peace River
    • Native Aquatic Plants
    • Wildlife in Central Florida Lakes
    • Stormwater Runoff and Water Quality at Lake Hollingsworth

Lake Hunter:  The educational displays are located in the Lake Hunter Shore and Boat Ramp located at 650 Sikes Blvd. next to the public boat ramp and the corner of Lake Hunter Dr. and Cresap St. across for Presbyterian Homes.

    • Stormwater Runoff & Land-Use Impacts on Lake Hunter
    • Lake Hunter and the Hillsborough River
    • Wildlife in Central Florida Lakes
    • Native Aquatic Plants

Lake Morton Lakeside DisplaysLake Morton:  The following two displays you will find located on the east side of the lake (across from the library).

    • Water Quality in Central Florida Lakes 
    • Birds of Lake Morton

Lake Parker:  The educational displays are located along the walking path in Lake Parker Park, 910 E. Granada St. along the shoreline of Lake Parker.

    • Stormwater Runoff & Land-Use Impacts on Lake ParkerLake Parker Displays
    • Lake Parker and the Peace River
    • Wildlife in Central Florida Lakes
    • Native Aquatic Plants