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Welcome to Crooked Lake Prairie

Come enjoy the shoreline of Crooked Lake, the second-largest lake in Polk County. Whether you like to fish, hike or take pictures, Crooked Lake Prairie is a great place to visit. One trail leads to the scenic area overlooking Crooked Lake, and the other loops through the scrubs, where you can search for Florida scrub-jays. But watch out for the native prickly pear cactus, or you might step on one of the gopher tortoises' favorite foods!