Banana Lake

Banana Lake or is a 268-acre natural freshwater lake in southeast Lakeland, Florida. Before 1860 this lake was called Mud Lake. A family homesteaded at the lake and planted bananas, amongst other types of fruit.

Notable Places in the Area

Nature reserve
The is an area of protected lands in . is situated 2½ miles northeast of Banana Lake.

Localities in the Area

is a census-designated place in , , United States. is situated 2 miles southeast of Banana Lake.

is an unincorporated community in , , United States. is situated 2 miles north of Banana Lake.

is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in , , United States. is situated 3½ miles southwest of Banana Lake.

Banana Lake

27.9773° or 27° 58' 38.3" north
-81.902° or 81° 54' 7.1" west
Open Location Code
102 feet (31 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 83581680
Geo­Names ID
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