The Many Lakes of Lakeland

When you drive around Lakeland, you pass lots of lakes. The City of Lakeland says that there are a total of 38 named lakes within City limits as well as numerous smaller lakes. Sizes among the 38 named lakes range from 2.5 acres (Lake Blanton) to 2,272 acres (Lake Parker) of which 17 are natural and 21 are man-made. Lake Parker is the large lake behind my condo development. Today I’m sharing a few photos of another lake I passed in my drives.

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Sims Park On The Pithlachascotee River

Sims Park is in New Port Richy, Florida, a suburban town on the west coast of Florida NW of Tampa

 

 

Last week we took a drive through downtown New Port Richey. Today let’s stop and take a look at Sims Park on the Pithlachascotee River and Orange Lake. During normal times, there are festivals, concerts, and events in the park on the river throughout the year. Just not this year. Read More