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Lake June-in-Winter, Lake June - H.L. Bishop Boat Ramp & H.L. Bishop Park

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Lake June-in-Winter

Lake June in Winter, on the west side of Lake Placid, Florida, has a surface area of 3,726.11-acre (15,079,000 m2). The lake is kidney-shaped, with coves on the northeast and northwest. Lake June is bordered on the south, some of the east and much of the north by residences and residential areas. The entire western shore is bordered by Lake June in Winter Scrub State Park. Other areas are bordered by vacant areas of scrub and grassland.

Lake June has public access along much of its shoreline. Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park occupies the entire west side of the lake. This park has trails and a picnic area with tables and a shelter. The lake has two other public parks on its shores. One is the Lake June Park Sports Complex, at the south side of the northeast cove. This park has softball diamonds, picnic tables, a swimming beach and a public boat ramp. The other is almost opposite this park, on the north side of the same cove. This is H. L. Bishop Park, with picnic tables, a fishing dock and a public boat ramp. Lake June contains largemouth bass and bluegill.

Coordinates
27.3003°N 81.3998°W

Type
Natural Freshwater Lake

Maximum Length
2.44 Miles (3.93 km)

Maximum Width
1.4 Miles (2.3 km)

Surface Area
3,726.11 Acres (1,508 ha)

Maximum Depth
40 Feet (12 m)

Surface Elevation
72 Feet (22 m)

Lake June – H.L. Bishop Park Boat Ramp

Highlands County Partner Agency Ownership/Access Government Owned for General Public Use

Latitude 27° 18.855’ Longitude 81° 22.3638’

Region
Southwest

Water Type
Freshwater

Ramp Construction
Poured in Place Concrete

Ramp Condition
Good to Excellent

Ramp Capacity
Single Lane 2

Parking
Vehicle with Trailer 30
Vehicle Only 32
Handicap with Trailer 2
Handicap Vehicle Only 2

Parking Surface
Asphalt

Parking Condition
Good

Dock
Launch

H.L. Bishop Park

H.L Bishop Park in Lake Placid sits on beautiful Lake June-in-Winter located in the city of Lake Placid. The park offers a variety of amenities, including picnic shelters, a sand volleyball court, a playground, and a boat ramp. There is also a community center with a hall available for rent. Restrooms are provided.

Bishop Park features a two-lane boat ramp, giving boaters access to Lake June-in-Winter. There is parking for 30 trailers, and there are courtesy docks. Fishing is permitted both from the shore and pier. The ramp is open for use from 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Fishing Pier
  • Boardwalks
  • Permitted Swimming Area
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Facilities

Hours of Operation

  • Open from 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Destination Features

  • Handicap Accessible
  • Boat Ramp