COE Lake Okeechobee St Lucie South Florida

Lake Okeechobee is the largest freshwater lake in the U.S. state of Florida. It is the tenth largest natural freshwater lake among the 50 states of the United States and the second-largest natural freshwater lake contained entirely within the contiguous 48 states, after Lake Michigan.
  • Location: Florida
  • Primary inflows: Kissimmee River, Fisheating Creek, Taylor Creek
  • Primary outflows: Everglades, Caloosahatchee River, St. Lucie River
  • Basin countries: United States
  • Max. length: 36 mi (57.5 km)
  • Max. width: 29 mi (46.6 km)
  • Surface area: 734 sq mi (1,900 km²)
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