Big Lake Harris is a 15,321-acre lake located in Leesburg, Florida 34748 and Tavares, Florida 32778. Big Lake Harris is connected to and is part of the Harris Chain of Lakes.
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, although not connected by a navigable waterway to the other lakes. Located about 30 miles northwest of downtown Orlando, Florida, the Harris Chain of Lakes is in Lake County, Florida.
Lake Griffin is a 9,428-acre lake located in Leesburg, Florida 34748. Lake Griffin is connected to and part of the Harris Chain of Lakes.