• Construction on a new parking garage is about to commence Image
    Stay informed with updates on the new parking garage construction.
  • Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture. Image
    Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture.
  • Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness. Image
    Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness.
  • Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse. Image
    Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse.
  • Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction. Image
    Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction.
  • Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve. Image
    Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve.
  • The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers. Image
    The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers.
  • Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history. Image
    Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history.
  • The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure. Image
    The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure.
  • SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales. Image
    SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales.
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  • Bone Valley ATV Park and Circle B trail closings announced

    Bartow, Fla. (June 28, 2016) — Polk County’s Parks and Natural Resources Division has closed Bone Valley ATV Park through the weekend due to a washout of the entrance road to the park. Crews will begin repairing the road Wednesday; however, the park will remain closed through the weekend. An [...]

  • Trail Closures at Circle B Bar Reserve
    posted on 6/27/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (June 27, 2016) — Polk County’s Parks and Natural Resources’ Environmental Lands program closed a portion of Alligator Alley Trail at Circle B Bar Reserve yesterday.  According to Parks and Natural Resources Division Director Jeff Spence, two alligators built nests and laid eggs on th [...]

  • Meeting Cancellation
    posted on 6/21/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (June 21, 2016) — Wednesday’s meeting of the Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council, scheduled for noon in room 413 of the Polk County Administration Building has been canceled. [...]

  • Polk County Fire Rescue Receives Federal Grant
    posted on 6/21/2016

    BARTOW, Fla. (June 21, 2016) – Polk County Fire Rescue (PCFR), on behalf of the Polk County Board of County Commissioners, has been awarded the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA). The public announcement of [...]

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