Lake Location: Astatula, Florida
The Harris Chain of Lakes is a 77,500-acre, 8-lake chain of lakes. The Harris Chain of Lakes spans portions of Astatula, Eustis, Howey-in-the-Hills, Leesburg, Mount Dora, Tavares and Yalaha, in Lake County, Florida.
The 8 Lakes that make up the Harris Chain of Lakes are: (north to south)
Lake Griffin (9,428-acres), Big Lake Harris (15,321-acres), Little Lake Harris (3,718-acres), Lake Dora (4,502-acres), Lake Beauclair (1,134-acres), , Lake Yale (4,044-acres), Lake Eustis (7,833-acres), and Lake Carlton (384-acres). While Lake Yale is technically part of the Harris Chain, it is not connected by navigable waterway to the other lakes. The Harris Chain of Lakes is located about 30 miles northwest of downtown Orlando, Florida in Lake County, Florida.