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Circle B Bar Reserve

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4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
+1 863-668-4673
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Great park!

Took a group of students for a hike here. It was a bit warm but there was a lot of wildlife to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lakeland, Florida
Biking on!

Had a great day ,lot,s of sun ,fresh air. Would go back again .Would bring many of my friends back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lakeland, Florida
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4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
+1 863-668-4673
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a group of students for a hike here. It was a bit warm but there was a lot of wildlife to see. It was my first trip to the park and I'm glad I went, beautiful place to hike / bike / take photos...More

Thank dashreeve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great day ,lot,s of sun ,fresh air. Would go back again .Would bring many of my friends back to walk or bike.

Thank geraldinel2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great. Nature walk. Wonderful wildlife abd flora . peaceful and enchanting . Love the alligators and other creatures. Great place to take family and friends.

Thank Forever2youtrue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome to take your family! There are lots of trails with lots of spots to see tons of wild life including birds, gators, plants and marshland. Bring lots of water and sunscreen and enjoy the beauty of central Florida!

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Circle B is a very good way to see native Florida wildlife. You can see birds, squirrels, raccoons, wild pigs, alligators and, if you’re very lucky, a bobcat. The trails are natural so not good for strollers or wheelchairs, but I believe they offer tram...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a remarkable place. You can walk on the various trails and encounter some wonderful local residents Alligators, frogs, snakes, river otters just to mention a few. It is a real wilderness with a lovely visitor centre and then onwards to the beautiful lake...More

Thank Neil576
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Nice place to walk arround, and enjoy Polk County's nature. We were not so lucky, but most of the time you see all kind of animals.

Thank Romanesco112
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is an absolute gem of Florida outdoor experiences. Central Florida visitors would do well to make this stop a priority on any itinerary. Circle B-Bar is actually a large water-flow reclamation and restoration project co-owned by Polk County and the Southwest Florida Water Management...More

Thank nooner59
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great place to hike, ride your bike or just picnic. Has a very informative museum of the area and it's surrounding environment. Relaxing atmosphere.

Thank lbrock14
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We went to hear an astronomy presentation which was excellent along with a nature walk . We always have a different experience every time we go.

Thank KathiP9
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17 October 2017|
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think dogs are allowed. Even if they are, I wouldn’t take mine because wildlife is extremely close to or on the trail.
24 March 2017|
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Response from Mel S | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no.
6 February 2017|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
They are called "apple snails'. The Limpkins eat these as their only source of food. That's why you see so many of the empty shells throughout the reserve. There is another bird that eats only the apple snail and it is a... More