• Length: 25 Miles
Lake Hatchineha is located in Osceola Count, Florida. The lake brings in visitors every year with its excellent wildlife viewing and its beautiful cypress trees. The lake's shoreline is comprised of mostly public recreation areas, residential housing, and natural landscapes. Recreation on the lake includes fishing and various types of boating.
Located close to the lake's shore is The Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park. The park sits in the middle of several lakes in the Kissimmee chain of lakes. The park covers more than 8,000 acres of natural landscapes and habitats. There are six miles of hiking trails and seven miles of equestrian trails within the park. The Preserve is home to numerous rare plants and protected animals including Florida scrub-jays, bald eagles, gopher tortoises and Florida scrub lizards.
Some other activities to be enjoyed in the Preserve include picnicking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing.
Lake Kissimmee State Park is also close by and provides ample recreational opportunities for lake goers.