The largest and deepest of the Chain-of-Lakes, Lake Osborne is located south of Lake Worth Road and north of Lantana Road. Lake Osborne is owned by Palm Beach County where it flows through John Prince Park. The south lobe of the lake has 22 small parcels deeded as submerged lands, with the remainder owned by the State.
Lake Osborne is known for its extensive boating, fishing, water skiing, and other recreational uses.
- Located within the C-16 canal basin.
- 378 acres in size.
- Mean depth of 6.8 feet and a maximum depth of 27 feet in the north lobe.
- Most extensive shoreline totaling 18 miles.
- Several vegetation restoration projects located in the north and central lobes.
- Extensive submerged and emerged vegetation is beneficial to fish and water quality.
A Little History