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Circle B Bar Reserve

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4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
+1 863-668-4673
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Outstanding wildlife viewing!

Lions and tiger and bears, oh my! Ok, not really but in two trips to Circle B we've seen a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Don’t pay to see the local wildlife

We took a drive to Circle B Bar Reserve to try and see some local wildlife. It was nice to get... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“nature center” (38 reviews)
“alligator alley” (36 reviews)
“bald eagles” (32 reviews)
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4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
+1 863-668-4673
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Reviewed yesterday

Lions and tiger and bears, oh my! Ok, not really but in two trips to Circle B we've seen a hog/bore, a Bobcat up close and personal (no choice as he walked past us on a narrow path), numerous armadillos, numerous alligators (10-15 per visit)...More

Thank alexlF839CM
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a drive to Circle B Bar Reserve to try and see some local wildlife. It was nice to get away from the tourist areas of Orlando and into nature. We saw alligators, armadillo, wild pigs and a whole lot of birds. The animals...More

1  Thank Crocusflower1
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was born and raised in Florida so I have been to many parks, reserves, sanctuaries throughout the state over my 57 years but Circle B Bar Reserve is by far the best to date I am amazed at how unaffected the animals and birds...More

1  Thank My3sunz3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is Alligator country... and bird country too, if you come early enough during the day. In my opinion, April and May are the best months to see the wildlife, as the paucity of water causes wildlife to congregate and fight over space. I saw...More

Thank Sal J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a beautiful day in January and it was amazing! We saw so many different species of birds and turtles. We even saw an alligator sunning itself very close to the path. The Reserve is well maintained and very peaceful!

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in Lakeland, FL for biking & hiking...perfect for an afternoon outdoors. No admission price!

Thank Elliott L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been here before and walked the trail by the big lake. In Dec 2017 this trail was closed due to hurricane damage. So we did the other trails which were fantastic. Lots of hardpacked trails along waterways. Saw an abundance of plants and...More

Thank Bobbyj7922
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alligators in every size, huge variety of birds, Armidillos, etc. So much wildlife on each if the paths. Pictures practically tiok themselves at this lovely park!

Thank bcasey1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is lots of parking and many trails to take you by the lake to see many fish and birds and other animals.

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a stop over on a long road trip, and we're so glad we picked this place! It's FREE, and has very easy hiking and biking trails. This is well cleared and easily navigated, but it's "off the beaten path." It was disappointing that...More

Thank lilpeach29
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4 December 2017|
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Response from Romanesco112 | Reviewed this property |
Personal I don't think so, its much like a all original Florida swamp area.
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20 October 2017|
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18 October 2017|
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think dogs are allowed. Even if they are, I wouldn’t take mine because wildlife is extremely close to or on the trail.