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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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peacefull place

Nice place to walk arround, and enjoy Polk County's nature. We were not so lucky, but most of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oisterwijk, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
One-of-a-kind experience

This is an absolute gem of Florida outdoor experiences. Central Florida visitors would do well to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lakeland, Florida
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“nature center” (37 reviews)
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4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
+1 863-668-4673
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Circle B Bar is a shining example of what can be accomplished with environmental lands acquisition, which the locals voted to fund. It opened in approx 2008, and since then the pasture land bordering Lake Hancock has been quickly overtaken with wildlife. It has...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

walking trails and you will see a lot of wild life. snakes, alligator,birds and butterfly's. No dogs allowed.

Thank kamkam18
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Excellent tram tour. Guide was very knowledgeable about both the history of the Circle B Bar Reserve as well as the wildlife we saw along the tour. Have your cameras ready!

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of wild life here to be seen and heard!! Make sure to pack some snacks and drinks as it's a little bit of a trek but sure to tire out the little ones!!!

Thank akiras77
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We've been hiking the Circle B for several years now. Great place to see alligators in the wild. There are two active bald eagle nests located on the reserve. Wildlife photographers can always be found taking pics of marsh/wetland bird species; have seen bard owls,...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This place is such a great place to go bike riding and walking. Beautiful and relaxing. Great place to spend family time without all the electronics and distractions of everyday life.

Thank mandy1218
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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
Eric W
12 November 2016|
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Response from cpelaezronquillo | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the visitor center, but not to walk around the trails, I didn't recommend it.