Visit a Sportsman's Paradise in Glades County, Florida
Glades County is a Sportsman's Paradise. Centrally located in South Florida, it's easy access and unspoiled natural resources make it a hidden gem within an otherwise developed Florida. Boasting unique history from the early settlers and the local Seminole tribe, Glades County is abundant with things for every type of outdoorsman. Nestled in middle of the state, it is home to Lake Okeechobee, arguably home to some of the best bass fishing and alligator hunting in the world. Not your cup of tea? - Hit the trails and explore Fisheating Creek, a 52-mile canoe and kayak navigable creek that runs through unparalleled Florida beauty that transcends generations. Or, kick it into high gear and explore your wild side with your ATV or truck at the Mud Hole. Visit during March and you might be here for Chalo Nitka, the county's annual fair and festival highlighting the "Big Bass" that Lake Okeechobee is full of and Glades County's relationship with the Seminole Tribe. Get out there and explore! Glades County has something for everyone.