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Circle B Bar Reserve

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Address: 4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
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+1 863-668-4673
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05:00 - 20:30
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Lots of wildlife!

We went here with my parents and were not dissapointed! So much wildlife, especially birds. We also saw 4 or 5 armadillos and many many alligators. The walk was so beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Circle B bar reserve is set on an old cattle farm located between Winterhaven and Lakeland. There are several hiking paths, bikes welcomed, and all are easy. The reason to be here is to enjoy the wildlife. Gators, bobcat, opposum, racoons, federal pigs, and birds of every description. The best time of the year is late winter and early spring.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here with my parents and were not dissapointed! So much wildlife, especially birds. We also saw 4 or 5 armadillos and many many alligators. The walk was so beautiful, you're guaranteed to see some kinda animal there!

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hanover
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a delightful way to spend a couple hours! Our first encounter with the wildlife was with an adorable armadillo! Totally oblivious, he allowed some great up close and personal pix. We chose a trail just over 2 miles. It was a very easy walk although it seemed a lot longer! We saw our first alligator within 10 minutes of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Park is easy to access well marked trials, picnic areas and excellent wildlife viewing. Very popular right now for its large gator population but there's plenty of other things to do as well.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't beat Circle B for wildlife Photography in the spring. Alligators about warming themselves thousands of different types of birds are here. It's a great walk around.

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Auburndale, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cheap, family entertainment for a free nature wa)k. A jewel in Polk County with the published biggest monster gator anyone has seen.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my favorite place to go in Polk County. It's super for bird watching. Hiking is fairly easy on all trails, though not really handicap accessible. Take water during warm weather. And watch out for gators!

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We never dreamed we would stay nearly three hours walking all over this reserve. The wise government officials some years ago purchased this one time cattle ranch to preserve its natural state and to save it from development. The parking lot was jammed with vehicles of people taking advantage of the many trails available to view wildlife in a natural... More 

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Eagle Lake, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful views for nature watching! Be sure and take plenty of drinking water and your camera as you may want to capture the sights.

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Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Polk county gem is fantastic for wildlife viewing, nature hikes, and just enjoying the outdoors. The trails are easy access for all abilities and the nature center is great as well.

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