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Circle B Bar Reserve

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Great stopover from Tampa airport on way to Orlando

We were in town to visit theme parks in Orlando and stopped with our kids (9 & 11) to stretch our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Philadelphia suburbs
Natural Florida

We have gone here many times, each time we see different birds and wild life. There are many trails... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Linda M
Winter Haven, Florida
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“alligator alley”(41 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 2 days 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

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Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a quick trip around the trails here just before closing. With the time change and getting dark earlier the gates close at 6:30pm as of Nov 4. Was our first time here and we have to thank the awesome family for giving us a...More

Thank scrufgrove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I travel to Lakeland, Florida to visit my in-laws, we go hiking at Circle B Bar. Although the Allogator Alley path has been closed since hurricane Irma, the other trails have plenty of alligators. We hiked about a 2-3 mile loop and saw...More

1  Thank Eddy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had an afternoon at this reserve, wonderful. Ever turn was something new from wild pigs, a crossing ,snake ,,and birds and butterflies aplenty, Gator shooting season was in , so some paths closed. Well worth an afternoon visit.

Thank Freedom295071
Reviewed October 10, 2018

My wife and I recently visited the Circle B with her sister. We found the education center (air conditioned) and reserve impressive. However, we should have visited the reserve at an earlier time when it wasn’t so hot which was 90+ by the time we...More

Thank MitchPhyllis65
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September 11, 2018|
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Response from gerrygrafstrom | Reviewed this property |
Just search for Circle bar b
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
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
They have a large parking area. It should be OK.