Hovey Lake

Hovey Lake is a 1,400 acre oxbow lake where cypress trees notable for its water foul and other wildlife, great fishing, canoeing and kayaking, and scenic beauty. Visitors may even spot the American Bald Eagle flying around the lake where their nests are located.

  • Big Cypress SloughBig Cypress Slough
    Big Cypress Slough is the largest cypress slough in the county. It is also home to a nest of Bald Eagles that can be seen from the road.
  • Wabash Lowlands Wetland Conservation AreaWabash Lowlands Wetland Conservation Area
    The Wabash Lowlands is comprised of hardwood forests and several ponds. The area is an important wetland for migrating birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. Wading birds such as cranes and herons inhabit the deep ponds and surrounding areas. Native pecan trees and naturally occurring bamboo and cane provide the ...
  • Weyerbacher Wetland Restoration AreaWeyerbacher Wetland Restoration Area
    The Weyerbacher Wetland Restoration Area is a 35-acre moist soil managed wetland that is flooded during fall and winter to provide dependable and manageable water for critical migration and wintering habitat for waterfowl, shorebirds and other wetland wildlife.