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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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We enjoyed our visit.

We enjoyed our visit. We brought friends with us and were able to see the Bald Eagles at their... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Erie, Pennsylvania
via mobile
My Favorite Nature Preserve in Florida

I go to Lakeland 4 or 5 times a year and most times go a day early so that I can walk Circle B... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacksonville, FL
via mobile
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  • Average1%
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“nature center” (37 reviews)
“alligator alley” (35 reviews)
“bald eagles” (31 reviews)
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4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7340
+1 863-668-4673
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. We brought friends with us and were able to see the Bald Eagles at their nest. We will visit again when we return to Florida.

Thank teresa243
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to Lakeland 4 or 5 times a year and most times go a day early so that I can walk Circle B. The wildlife is amazing and you can get so close to most of it. It's a wildlife photographers dream with lots...More

Thank LuckyPenny8
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place to visit and take pictures. Gators are all over the property and you can get all kinds of great photographs of animals at certain times of the day. They have tours and people walk down trails and paths. The best...More

Thank george6601
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you are interested in seeing a lot of birds. The trails are set up for easy walking. Eagles, Spoonbills, whistling ducks, Limpkins. The list goes on and on. All the people I met on the trail were friendly...More

Thank Leesa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The Discovery Center was closed for the holidays, despite what was likely to be larger than normal numbers of visitors. There was no admission charge. Two trails were closed. The grounds appeared to have suffered some damage from...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I go to Circle B 5-6 times a month. Each time we see something different. Open in the winter from 6 am to 6:30 pm. be there at sunrise or sunset, bring a camera or iPhone, you will want to remember this!...More

2  Thank Holly K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

A great facility. Has interesting displays and enthusiastic guides. Be aware - lots of wild animals and large alligators.

Thank John K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Birds up close. The best place around to see birds. It is a life experience for wildlife viewing. This is a gem.

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 30 October 2017

On an hour's walk yesterday I took 30 of the best wildlife shots I have ever taken: 4 gators, turtles, 7 colorful ducks huddeled together, egrets, great white egrets, blue herons and wild pigs!

2  Thank tom s
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We love this place. Great for taking pictures and hiking. We have been several times and highly recommend.

Thank Tanyia A
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Questions & Answers
4 December 2017|
Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Try Hollis Garden instead.
William H
20 October 2017|
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Response from mandy1218 | Reviewed this property |
Spring time
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.