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Circle B Bar Reserve

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Closed Now: 5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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A Hidden Gem

We showed up on a Saturday. The apparently once-weekly tram tour was about to begin. We couldn't... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KerryFla
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Tampa, Florida
One word BRILLIANT

This was the first chance we have had since Iram damaged this reserve so much. It's getting there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roger S
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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“alligator alley”(42 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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Reviewed yesterday

We showed up on a Saturday. The apparently once-weekly tram tour was about to begin. We couldn't get on because you needed to make reservations during the week. Then they felt sorry for us and let us on. Florida nature at its absolute finest. I've...More

Thank KerryFla
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the first chance we have had since Iram damaged this reserve so much. It's getting there slowly but they are getting there, plenty of bird life,all and 🐢 turtles to see and they seem very relaxed with humans, but remember this is their...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to walk or ride hy-brid bike. (connects to Fort Frazier trail,also). Taking pictures. Nice locals.

Thank Bec D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place for hiking and observing Florida's nature including reptiles and birds. Be careful to respect their habitat as you hike through the Reserve. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes and above all take your camera. They have picnic tables located at the Discovery Centre.

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town to visit theme parks in Orlando and stopped with our kids (9 & 11) to stretch our legs. What a delight to have a little haven of nature among all the development in southern Florida. We were amazed by the beautiful...More

Thank redtopfarmPA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have gone here many times, each time we see different birds and wild life. There are many trails to walk or bike. they have a map that lets you know how long the trail is, sunny, shady etc. Eagles, Great Blue Herons, owls,Egrets, turtles...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place to go in Polk County if you love the outdoors. There is an abundance of wildlife. Very serene. You will love it here.

Thank lovethewateryall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful walking trails where you see alligators and more in their natural habitat. There is also a nice check in area with tons of information and photos

Thank 1bevfox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love going out to Circle B. It's beautiful and great photo ops. Unfortunately Alligator Alley is closed due to damage from the hurricane but I hear it will be back open next year.

Thank katiejean1985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place. I've been with my parents when they visited as they love to go on nature walks. Beautiful, peaceful and you will see lots of animals

Thank Jennie M
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smatulionis
December 3, 2018|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to visit the Circle B!
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Kaibob
September 11, 2018|
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Response from gerrygrafstrom | Reviewed this property |
Just search for Circle bar b
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FellowTraveler117260
September 11, 2018|
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Response from niteowljune | Reviewed this property |
Based on info at Florida disabled outdoor activities, yes. On my visit there I was using a wheeled walker and got to see a lot. If you have time, a perfect place to drive through 11 miles of awesome nature, try Lake Apopka... More
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