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The Butler Chain of Lakes in Windermere & Dr. Phillips

Posted by Jeffrey G. Funk P.A. on Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 11:14am.

Windermere and Dr. Phillips residents are surrounded by one of Florida's most spectacular inland lake systems. Providing the most breathtaking Orlando lake front real estate, the Butler Chain of Lakes are perfect for boating, fishing, picnicking, or just enjoying a relaxing evening sunset. Together, the chain of lakes make-up over 5000 acres of land. 

The Butler Chain of LakesButler Chain of Lakes Information

  • Lake Butler: Surface Area: 1700 acres • Mean Depth: 14.1 feet
  • Lake Blanche: Surface Area: 122 acres • Mean Depth: 26.9 feet
  • Lake Chase: Surface Area: 142 acres • Mean Depth: 20.7 feet
  • Lake Down: Surface Area: 911 acres • Mean Depth: 19.7 feet
  • Lake Isleworth: Surface Area: 56 acres • Mean Depth: 16.7 feet
  • Lake Louise: Surface Area: 151 acres • Mean Depth: 10.2 feet
  • Pocket Lake: Surface Area: 128 acres • Mean Depth: 18 feet
  • Lake Sheen: Surface Area: 569 acres • Mean Depth:15 feet
  • Lake Tibet: Surface Area: 1070 acres • Mean Depth: 18.4 feet
  • Little Fish Lake:  Surface Area: 24 acres • Mean Depth: 16.1 feet
  • Lake Down: Surface Area: 911 acres • Mean Depth: 19.7 feet
  • Wauseon Bay: Surface Area: 1686 acres • Mean Depth: 24.6 feet

Public Access Boat Ramps - Windermere, FL

RD Keene Boat RampThere are only two public boat ramps providing access to the exclusive Butler Chain of Lakes:

R.D. Keene Park and Boat Ramp – Located on Lake Isleworth, and open daily from sunrise to sunset.  Space is limited to 49 vehicles and trailers.

R.D. Keene Park Address: 10900 Chase Road Windermere, FL 34786 For more information on admission charges, and/or boat ramp annual passes, please contact the park staff: 407-876-6696

Lake Down Public Access - Located on Conroy-Windermere Road, across from the Isleworth main entrance, providing free public ramp access to Lake Down. This  location offers a single-lane boat ramp, and is open daily. Lake Down Public Ramp hours vary seasonally. Contact park staff at 407-836-6200 for more information.

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