$3 Daily Use Permit or an annual WMA Permit.


Photo of fishing dock

Twenty boat launching facilities with parking areas

Derby Lake (ADA accessible)

  • Picnic pavilion
  • Restrooms
  • Three T-shaped fishing piers
  • 200-foot fishing boardwalk
  • Four fishing platforms
  • Educational kiosks

Picnic Lake

  • Picnic pavilion
  • Restrooms
  • Four fishing platforms

Pasture Lake (ADA accessible)

  • 6 fishing platforms (note - platforms may be closed due to low water)

Sports shooting facility

  • Rifle, pistol, and air gun ranges
  • Trap/skeet and sporting clay stations
  • Ground level, elevated, and 3-D archery ranges

Public Access

Open 4 days a week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday), 6 AM to 8 PM during periods of Daylight Savings Time and 6 AM to 7 PM during periods of Eastern Savings Time. Motor vehicles may be operated only on named roads, designated parking areas, and fishing ramps as described in the area use brochure. Dogs are prohibited unless leashed as authorized by Commission.


Two miles northeast of Lakeland, south of I-4 between Tampa and Orlando and bisected by S.R. 659. Visitors can reach Tenoroc off I-4 at Exit 38, or north off U.S. 92, east of Lakeland onto Combee Road (S.R. 659) and turning east when reaching Tenoroc Mine Road.

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Additional wildlife viewing sites in the vicinity.

Immediately west and adjacent to Tenoroc is 2,257-acre Lake Parker, a designated FWC Fish Management Area. Also adjacent to Tenoroc is Saddle Creek Park. Eight miles north of Tenoroc is the southern boundary of the Green Swamp, a designated Area of Critical State Concern. The Peace River lies 20 miles south of Tenoroc.

Nearest Cities/Towns

Lakeland, Auburndale, Winter Haven, Tampa, and Orlando

FWC Facts:
The spatulate bill of the roseate spoonbill has sensitive nerve endings that help it detect prey, and the shape helps the bird move sediment and catch the prey.

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