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Circle B Bar Reserve

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this is a great day hike for everyone. also a great place to run cross country, good footing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christie T
January Hike with Northern Guests

I took my 30 something niece and her family to Circle B Bar instead of boating due to the weather... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lakeland, Florida
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“alligator alley”(43 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this is a great day hike for everyone. also a great place to run cross country, good footing. gators are out so stay alert. Im a Floridian so they don't bother me. but keep your dog on a leash as suggested for this reason. its...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Christie T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were traveling through the area in January on our way to Orlando from Clearwater. It looked like a nice stop to stretch our legs and enjoy nature on a beautiful day. Our two 21 year old sons loved the unobstructed views of the various...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LLCM19
Reviewed 2 days ago

This reserve is a great place for walking. Trails are awesome and you may even come across Goliath the huge alligator who makes the Circle B his home.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BIll S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took my 30 something niece and her family to Circle B Bar instead of boating due to the weather and gusting wind. We walked by the lake and it was just beautiful. It was great to do something low tech and free yet we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lindarhawkinson
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to Circle B for the first time today. It’s a very large reserve yet very peaceful. We explored two different natural trails and seen plenty of wildlife. Beautiful place to relax and just be part of nature. Entrance and parking are free. Loved this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katty30
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love going here and exploring the different nature paths. Lots of birds, alligators and turtles. Beautiful surroundings. A photographer's dream! And free entrance and parking, too!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bcasey1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with members of our 55+ park. When the tram stopped three of us walked along the river and the tram took off and left us. We had to do some pretty fast hiking to catch up with it again. Good thing the two older...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rosemaryw669
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local residents shared this beautiful free nature experience with us during our working visit. What a fabulous way to spend an afternoon. They had to hurry us along. I could easily have tarried there for several hours. This is a little piece of heaven. If...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pshurd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Circle B Bar Reserve during a stopover in Lakeland. We read great reviews about this place on Trip Advisor and went to see it for ourselves. What a gem! The park is amazing. We did not have time to see it all, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank IleneM216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a free reserve with a great nature center. We took the trail by the lake and saw a ton of birds, about 8 gators and thoroughly enjoyed it. Great place in the area- highly recommend it!

Date of experience: December 2018
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December 3, 2018|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to visit the Circle B!
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 ViewsFromTheTomoka | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't try to do it in a wheel chair but not to worry as they have a very nice tram with a guide. You won't miss a thing so bring your camera.