Near the Lake

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Staying at Pier II is a relaxing, peaceful experience, but it’s far from boring. There is no shortage of things to do and see on Lake Okeechobee. We are surrounded on all sides by some of Florida’s most beautiful natural environments and wildlife. Here are some great organizations and avenues to get out into the beauty of Lake Okeechobee…


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Fishing on Lake Okeechobee

Every year, the fertile waters of Lake Okeechobee draw fishermen by the thousands. Stay at Pier II Resort and enjoy some of the best fishing around!

OK Corral Gun Club

Just down the road from Pier II, OK Corral Gun Club features 2 Sporting Clay Courses, Covered 5-Stand, Wobble Deck, Covered Pistol/Rifle Ranges, Competition Shooting Park, Cowboy Action Shooting and Trap & Skeet.

Birdwatching in Lake Okeechobee

You can expect to find a wide variety of beautiful coastal and marsh-dwelling birds such as Roseate Spoonbills, Tricolored Herons, and even the endangered Everglade Snail Kite.

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

This 54,000 acre preserve protects the largest remaining stretch of Florida dry prairie, home to an array of endangered plants and animals. More than 100 miles of dirt roads allow hikers, bicyclists and equestrians to explore prairies, wetlands and shady hammocks.

Arnold’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is a non-profit educational-based wildlife care facility. They are dedicated to bringing people and wildlife together to develop community awareness for the value of our Florida wildlife.

Taylor Creek Stormwater Treatment Area Trailhead

Nestled between Okeechobee County's magnificent live oak trees and other lush, native flora and fauna, the Taylor Creek Reservoir helps protect Lake Okeechobee and the surrounding coastal estuaries. It’s a great place for a hike!

Marsh Beast Airboat Tours

Airboat Tours on the Marsh Beast are much more than just an airboat ride. It’s an airboat tour, eco excursion, and wildlife adventure tour!  You’ll have the unique chance to see Florida’s nature at it’s best on board the Marsh Beast.

Osceola Outdoors

Osceola Outdoors is one of the finest guide services in Florida, offering gator, Osceola turkey, wild hog, duck, and predator hunting. These hunts on 12,000 acres of private ranch land where wildlife populations are managed, nurtured, and protected.

Florida Airboat Charters

This is an airboat charter service offering the best airboat tours available on Lake Okeechobee. There no better way to see all of what Lake Okeechobee has to offer than zooming around on a high-speed airboat. It’s 100% safe and fun for the whole family!

Wagon Wheel Horse Farm

Wagon Wheel Horse Farms makes for a great day of horseback riding with the family or friends.  Their knowledge of, experience with, and love for horses, animals, and people are the foundation of their business and are beloved by the Okeechobee community.

Fast Break

Fast Break Inc. has a track record of exceeding expectations through expertise, customer service, and of course, great fishing waters. They believe that the sharing of knowledge is just as important as the experience in a fishing expedition.