Gateway Community: Okeechobee

A friendly medium-sized town just North of Lake Okeechobee

Access

  • Here the Florida Trail merges from each side of Lake Okeechobee, making it a great stop for a big resupply before carrying on.
  • Map included below.

Population

  •  5,725

Grocery

  • ALDI. (330 S Parrott Ave.), (855)955-2534. For more information, visit our website.
  • Publix. (3551 US-441.), (863)763-3500. For more information, visit our website.

Laundry

  • Washmart Coin Laundry. (1020 NW Park St.), (863)357-1507. For more information, visit their website

Food

  • Tin Fish of Okeechobee Restaurant. Florida Trail hikers receive free fountain drinks and 25% off their meal. (301 N Parrott Ave.), (863)357-0722.  For a complete menu, visit their website
  • Parrot Island Grill. (1001 S. Parrot Ave.), (863)-357-1619. For a complete menu, visit their Facebook page.
  • Brown Cow Sweetery. (103 SW Park St.), (863) 357-3357. For a complete menu, visit their Facebook page.
  • Nutmegs Cafe. (515 SW Park St.), (863) 763-2233. For a complete menu, visit their website
  • Kahootz Drafthouse. (702 NW Park St.), (863) 357-6101. For a complete menu, visit their Facebook page
  • Cowboys Bar-B-Q & Steak Co. (202 NE 7th Ave.), (863)467-1104. For a complete menu, visit their website
  • Serenity Coffee Shop. (601 SW Park St.), (863)824-2287. For a complete menu, visit their Facebook page
  • The Speckled Perch. (105 US-98.), (863)763-9983.  For a complete menu, visit their Facebook page.

Pharmacy

  • Walgreens. (100 NW Park St.), (863)357-1754. For more information, visit their website

Activities

  • Okeechobee County Public Library. (206 SW 16th St.), (863)763-3536. For more information, visit their website

Gear & Shops

  • The Country Boutique. Florida Trail hikers will receive 15% off any purchase over $25. (102 SW 3rd Ave.), (863)357-0211. For more information, visit their Facebook page
  • Rustic Style Furniture, Home Decor, & Gift Shop. Florida Trail hikers will receive 10% off store-wide, and a free gift when the Okeechobee passport stamp is shown. (505 NE Park St.), (863)532-9096. For more information, visit their Facebook page
  • Brennan Eye Care. Florida Trail hikers will receive a free eye-glasses repair and 20% off purchase of sunglasses (some exclusions may apply). (710 S Parrott Ave.), (863)467-0595. For more information, visit their website

Lodging

  • Log Harbor Condominium Association. Florida Trail hikers will receive 50% off 1 day to 1 week log cabin rentals (depending on availability). (8390 US Hwy 441 SE), (863) 484-8991.
  • Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lake Okeechobee. Florida Trail hikers will receive 15% off the best available rate (please call hotel for information.), (2200 US-441.), (863)623-4704. For more information, please visit their website
  • Flamingo Motel. (4101 US-441.), (863)763-6100. For more information, visit their website

Camping

  • Okeechobee Resort KOA. Florida Trail hikers will receive a 15% camping discount on tent sites and camping cabins. (4276 US Highway 441 South.), (863)763-0531. For more information, visit their website

Post Office

  • United States Post Office. (1000 FL-70 E.), (800)275-8777. Open: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm.

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