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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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Up close and personal with a Gator!

First time visitors to the reserve and couldn't believe how close you could get to seeing wildlife in its own environment. There are 9 named trails to walk, we only managed to do... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to walk and take in natural Florida. The Polk Nature Discovery Center is on the property and is free and awesome as well! You could easily spend 2-3 hours (or more!) here if you spend time really looking at everything. On the day we were there, we saw an armadillo and an alligator. And many birds. Fun! Can... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you like to picnic, walk, hike, bike, have the opportunity to capture countless birds, gators and other wild life? Then this is the place for you - FREE parking, FREE access including the interactive visitors center that will delight children as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visitors to the reserve and couldn't believe how close you could get to seeing wildlife in its own environment. There are 9 named trails to walk, we only managed to do a couple. As soon as we entered Alligator Alley we came across a large gator at the waters edge, we didn't linger too long! Plenty more gators... More 

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South Wales UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking to photograph local animals in their natural habita. I was advised to pay this place a visit. Wow if you like nature and photographing wildlife in their own environment this is the place for you. I must point out that there are dangers here i.e. Alligators and snakes etc. It's not a place for children to run... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love this place. If you love to walk a nature trail you will love this place. Anytime we have out of town guest visit we take them to the Circle B Reserve. This last time we took our family and I saw the biggest gator yet. He was lying on the bank of the lake and... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I go out to the Circle B Bar Reserve I tell myself I should go more often. The only think keeping me from going there is that dogs aren't allowed (for obvious reasons). There are great trails and some I have yet to discover. If you have guests visiting from up north, this is the place to take... More 

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Webster, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have gone several times. The trip is always interesting. Make sure to call for reservations. You of course will see what nature wants you to, so sometimes you see more wildlife than others. The guides have always been knowledgeable.

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Thank Debbie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pristine Florida along lake and other wetlands. Very well maintained hiking paths. Several hikes possible and all are about 2 - 3 miles or so. Lots of wildlife, peaceful, and beautiful.

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Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here based on Trip Advisor reviews and weren't disappointed. We saw many gators, turtles and countless beautiful birds. This is a great place.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you love to hike and love nature this is the place to go. Has a quality school program also. I would recommend to all Nature lovers.

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