Hernando, Florida has been an outdoor sportsman paradise for centuries. Conveniently located in central west Florida off of US 41 it is easy to see why. From the earliest inhabitants, the Native Americans who roamed this fertile land thousands of years ago, to today’s modern snow birds that flock by the thousands each year to escape from the north’s harsh winters, Hernando, Florida has a little something for everyone.
This huge 91,111 acre lake chain is actually three pools separated by vast shallow swamps and vegetation filled corridors linked by canals. Tsala Apopka in Native American tongue means” Many Waters”, and with all of the swampy pools, you can easily see why. The Hernando Pool is easily navigable for medium to small boats and recreation opportunities abound for anglers, skiers and all water sports. Your bass boat will easily be able to fish these bass filled lakes. Boat ramps are located in several places along the lake chain, but the Hernando main boat ramp is behind the fire station on US 41.
For an even more intense boating and angling experience, travel up the Withlacoochee River. Located just north of Hernando, Florida it is an easy drive with ample boat ramps. Withlacoochee River flows many miles north from Green Swamp all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. This fantastic river is full of fish and adventure.
Art Center of Citrus County
Feel like a Broadway musical? The Citrus County Art Center is located in Hernando, Florida off of CR 491 west of Hernando. This 200+ seat theatre has all of the amenities of any larger theater and plays host to musicals, plays and all sorts of performing art. The 6100 sq. ft. theater boasts an annual five play season as well as classes and artist demonstrations throughout the year. For more info, check out the Citrus County Art Center Website.
With more than a dozen golf courses within just a few miles, Hernando, Florida is home to golfing paradise for many. From basic 18-hole courses to one of the most challenging courses this side of the Mississippi, Hernando has golfing for everyone on many different levels. For more info on local courses, check out this link for Hernando, Florida Golf Courses.