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Circle B Bar Reserve

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Address: 4399 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone Number: (863) 668-4673
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Amazing place

I accompanied my Mom on a tram tour with a group from a " senior" community. The guide was entertaining and knowledgeable. It was an amazing place to visit. Although my Mom is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Laurie C
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Lakeland, Florida
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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I accompanied my Mom on a tram tour with a group from a " senior" community. The guide was entertaining and knowledgeable. It was an amazing place to visit. Although my Mom is visually impaired, she was able to enjoy the tour because she could hear the birds, and the guide explained the history and the landscape so well. A... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a beautiful place we enjoy here in Polk County. I need to get out there more. Restores my soul. A photographer's paradise.

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Thank jeanlbean
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Birds, Gators, deer? We got em. GREAT place to see the old wild FL. Lot of visitors but still plenty of birds and wildlife. Be careful on trails. Frequently Gators on trails and you remember they are wild. Do not approach too closely. More fun in Oct than July.

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Thank Hugh G
Lakeland, Florida
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Circle B Bar Reserve is a natural treasure filled with large, beautiful trees, water, wildflowers, and wildlife. I have visited several times and each time was a delight. I've been a chaperone for public school groups, I've walked and photographed wildlife, and I've been on a group trolley tour. Grandparents and parents have told me how much children enjoy and... More 

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Thank Ruth746
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for hiking, picnicking and family time. My boyfriend and I decided to ride the trails on our bikes. Not as much fun as just walking. The trails have a lot of roots and can get crowded with people in spots and hard to pass on narrow spaces. It is a gorgeous well kept property full of nature and... More 

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Thank tastebudtravelers
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is simply a MUST SEE for anyone who lives/is visiting in Central Florida. It is free to visit and you will see different birds and wildlife during every visit: bobcats, coyotes, turkeys, eagles, osprey, limpkins, herons, egrets, snakes, and, of course, alligators! This is a GREAT birding area.

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have visited twice over the past two weeks, this is such a great place to see the local wildlife up close. There are several paths, each give you a different experience, 1 minute after leaving the car we were able to watch a Red-tailed hawk hunting dragonflies at less than 20 feet. On the path along... More 

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Thank cawarra052016
Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are anywhere near this Polk County, FL wildlife preserve situated on the northwest corner of Lake Hancock, Circle B Bar Reserve, you have to visit. It's totally free and has about 8 miles of mostly flat, mostly shaded trails teeming with Florida wildlife - pick up one of the outstanding trail maps near the main parking area to... More 

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Thank dneumann
Lakeland, Florida
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an awesome place to visit, and we frequent it often. It has miles of nature trails, an air conditioned pavilion that's staffed and full of informative displays (and restrooms). You can hike, bike, relax, bring your family, pets whatever you need to enjoy the outdoors. One word of caution - there is alot of nature and native animals... More 

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1 Thank Ogarthegreat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see what Florida really looks like, come here for a hike. At one point to an alligator crossed the path about a hundred yards in front of me. Take some water, and bug spray!

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