Lake Verona

Lake Verona

Lake Verona is located at the east side of the city of Avon Park Florida.

The lake is 41 acres in total and drop off quickly to a depth of around eighty feet.

The city park “Donaldson Park” host the annual july 4th fireworks show.

The lake is bordered by a steep hill on the east side and from there is a magnificent view of Downtown Avon Park.

Lake Verona

Avon Park Mile Long Mall

Avon Park Florida is often called the city with the “mile long mall”.

Running east and west through the center of the Avon Park is a beautifully landscaped mall which is a mile in length. Many events happen on the mall and around the historic gazebo.

At the east end of the mall is Donaldson Park. The park is on the shores of lake Verona and the best place to watch fireworks during the 4th of July celebration in downtown Avon Park.

Avon Park Air Force Range – Avon Park Florida

Avon Park Air Force Range

The Avon Park Air Force Range is home to the Air Force Auxiliary Field.  The airport was originally built as a civil airport which was taken over during World War Two ( WW II) by the US government as an Air Force training base.

The main runway is 8,000 feet long with an operational control tower and hangar facilities.

The Range is spans over 106,000 acres with about eighty percent of this land is open to the public for recreation and hunting.

The Range is located east of downtown Avon Park Florida.

 

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