Lake County Water Atlas

Home Explore Ocklawaha River Watershed Minnehaha, Lake

Lake Minnehaha

Minnehaha, Lake


located within Ocklawaha River Watershed


Explore general as well as scientific information about the movement, chemistry and biology of area surface water environments.

The data on this page indicate how fast the water is moving and how deep the water is on this water resource.

Click the Learn More links to explore each parameter and how it indicates Hydrology.

Loading interactive map...

Map Legend

Water Quality sampling site
Hydrology sampling site
Closest Rainfall site
Rainfall sampling site
Multi-type sampling site
Other sampling site

Water Levels

Water levels typically follow rainfall patterns during periods of wet weather and drought. From these data, one can get a picture of how recent flood or drought events compare to historical data. Learn more about lake water levels »

Water Levels NGVD29
Latest Value 95.97 ft. 7/1/2020 Source: USGS_NWIS
Historic Norm for Month 95.01 ft. 1945 - 2020
Historic Range 87.7 - 99.0 ft. 6/1/1945 - 7/1/2020 50,326 samples
FEMA Levels No Data
Graphs and Data View 10-Year Graph Download Data
Return to Top

Bathymetric Maps and Depth Information

These are the latest available contour maps of the lake's bottom. These maps can be used to determine where "holes" (deep spots) exist on the lake bottom. Such areas are often productive for fishing. Learn more about bathymetric maps »

View Map Details Method Lake Elevation
View Contour Map
Date: 8/11/2016
This is an approximated bathymetric map and should not be use for navigation.
DGPS-SONAR 97.03 ft. (NGVD29)
View Contour Map
Date: 8/23/2004
Return to Top

Additional Hydrology and Geology Information

The Lake Region Classification System is a tool used for grouping lakes based on similarities in physiography, geology, soils, hydrology, water chemistry, vegetation, and climate. It was created from a cooperative effort involving the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and researchers at the University of Florida's Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. There are a total of 47 Lake Region groups. These are used to provide a framework of the different types of lakes in the state so that management plans can be developed for groups of lakes with similar characteristics. Learn more about Florida Lake Regions »

The lake region this lake is located in is:

Clermont Uplands (Region 7519)

This is a region of prairies, swamps, solution lakes, and low to high sand hills covered by citrus groves. Lakes of this region are acidic, soft-water lakes of low mineral content that are oligotrophic to slightly mesotrophic. Some lakes have low color and high Secchi depths while others are very dark. Of the larger lakes in this region, the ones that receive drainage from the Green Swamp are dark water, and with distance to the north they tend to lighten.

Return to Top

Advanced Data Features


An Edition of
Connect With Us

The USF Water Institute is committed to ensuring that our websites conform with Accessibility Support guidelines for people who need to use assistive technologies. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards. View our Accessibility Statement for more information.