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Circle B Bar Reserve

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Address: 4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
Phone Number: +1 863-668-4673
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Great place to spend an afternoon - beautiful!

Family members have been raving about this locale for years. We finally made the trip to Lakeland. There is lots of parking and no charge to visit the park. There are picnic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Riverview, Florida
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Riverview, Florida
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124 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Family members have been raving about this locale for years. We finally made the trip to Lakeland. There is lots of parking and no charge to visit the park. There are picnic tables, paved and unpaved trails, and lots of animals. We saw armadillos, squirrels, snakes, turtles, alligators, and lots of different birds. I can see why dogs are not... More 

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Heverlee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love this reserve. We visit it every time we're in the area. The reserve has a lot of alligators, all kinds of birds, turtles,.. It's very clean and a great break from the every day rush. And also, it's free!!

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I visit Circle B frequently to enjoy the hiking trails and wildlife viewing. It's a great place for birding any time of year as it is a designated Great Florida Birding Trail site. There are numerous wading birds any time of the year as well as migratory birds that appear seasonally. It has a beautiful Nature Center... More 

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Thank MarianRyan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This former ranch has it all. Old growth forrest, wetlands and prairie with many local and migratory species in Spring and Fall. You will see most of the wading birds Florida is famous for and many raptors if you are looking for them. The many alligators are a bonus.

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Thank Jack F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to see florida wildlife in it's natural environment, just remember that here wildlife has the "right of way".

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't know what to expect when we met our friends here. Although the joke was there is no circle and no bar at the preserve. It was a beautiful morning and the gators and anhingas were out in force. I just can't say enough about the beauty of this place.

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Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful walking trails. Full of wildlife, see hundreds of birds and multiple gators everything we go.

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Winter Haven
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to see Florida in the raw. An extensive network of trails with an outer circuit of nearly 6 miles is atop the levees through the vibrant wetlands, where you’ll see osprey dive for tilapia, anhinga swallow their catches whole, and alligators slipping off the banks It is a good place to picnic, there are grills... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice trails, great scenery, lots of alligators to see in 'alligator alley'. The lakes are so pretty and there is a lot of wildlife to see plus displays in the lovely building.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to go to see the real nature of Florida. Numerous birds, gators, mammals, plants, flowers and just plain beautiful scenery. The paths are well maintained. You can walk for miles or a short distance. I go there to view and photograph nature but the walks and fresh air make it worthwhile as well. Young to... More 

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