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Circle B Bar Reserve

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4399 Winter Lake Rd, You link to the web site is broken, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
+1 863-668-4673
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Great walk with lots of birds and alligators

We had a great walk here before continuing on our way farther south in Florida. There were a lot... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elizabeth F
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Houston, Texas
Peaceful nature walk

My daughter brought me here for a nature walk to see wildlife, which we did. We saw three gators... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeanniejo1
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Fremont, Michigan
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“the reserve” (58 reviews)
“alligator alley” (41 reviews)
“nature center” (40 reviews)
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4399 Winter Lake Rd, You link to the web site is broken, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
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+1 863-668-4673
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great walk here before continuing on our way farther south in Florida. There were a lot of birds to see, a few alligators and the volunteer at the front desk was full of information for us.

Thank Elizabeth F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter brought me here for a nature walk to see wildlife, which we did. We saw three gators, herons including a momma and a young one that still had down feathers. The walk is partially shaded & the day we went there it was...More

1  Thank Jeanniejo1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a nature & wildlife photographer, I particularly liked the setting and bird activity. My wife and I took some friends over there. It is a Florida nature preserve with plenty of parking and free admission. A real hotspot in Florida for bird photographers. Comorants...More

1  Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a a place with covered picnic tables and charcoal grill stands just off the parking lot. Have enjoyed a picnic with sister, bro-in-law, nephews, and nieces at this location. Hiking trail is long with live alligators in both the lake on the East...More

Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Took our daughters family here for a nature walk. Lots of wildlife(birds, wild pigs etc.). However the highlight had to be the alligators. Lots of them to be seen in the water and also along the hiking trails. Literally were only a few feet from...More

1  Thank gregbussing
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We spent an early evening walking around here. It was so cool! We saw several alligators, and we weren't even able to go down the main path because it was closed. We also saw wild pigs, raccoons, lizards, and so many birds! It was truly...More

Thank uclatraveler9
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great place to go see some of floridas wonderful and different wildlife.. it takes you in to the habitats of the animals and is suitable for bird watching

1  Thank Tonya B
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I live in Tampa and had family in from Seattle. Wanted to do something not beach related and I had been wanting to check this Reserve out for awhile now. The trails are easy to follow and the wildlife was amazing. We saw gators, a...More

1  Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I love this place! I’ve seen lots of wildlife from squirrels to bobcat and a few gators in between. Have to keep kids close but that’s a given. Best to visit is early in the day.

Thank AlwaysWunderlust
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

My husband and I went to Circle B Ranch today and we were so disappointed. So many changes. One thing we noticed as soon as we entered the ranch was all the signs. Signs were everywhere. I know signs are important and they have always...More

1  Thank Pamela B
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Sherri K
19 May 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
No. the trails are dirt and stone blend. I would not recommend a street bike, but mountain bike with larger tires might be usable. There are also sand paths out to the lakeside trail "Gator Alley" those might be a bit soft... More
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Debbie Q
19 April 2018|
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Response from Scott K | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a picnic area
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evelyn839
28 March 2018|
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Response from Dianne S | Reviewed this property |
there are not enough benches on the trail we took to the observation dock on alligator alley.
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