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Circle B Bar Reserve

Circle B Bar Reserve - Lakeland Area

This is an Environmental Land


4399 Winter Lake Road  Lakeland, Fl 33803


Entrance south side of SR 540 (Winter Lake Road) between US 98 and Thornhill Road


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  • ADA Accessible Trails
  • Birding
  • Cycling
  • Nature Center
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Walking Paths/Trails

Other Amenities:

Polk's Nature Discovery Center Hours are Tuesday - Saturday 9AM -4PM and Sunday Noon-4PM. Trails may be periodically closed due to management activities and safety concerns. NO PETS ALLOWED ON SITE.

Commission District:


Geographic Area:

West Central




Polk County Natural Resources - Environmental Lands Program 4177 Ben Durrance Road Bartow, Fl 33830 (863)534-7377

Brief Site History:

The property was jointly purchased in 2000 be the Southwest Florida Water Management District and Polk County's Environmental Lands Program. This parcel will play a key role in the preservation efforts of the Upper Peace River restoration.


ico_pdf Circle B Bar Reserve Draft Management Plan  (Appendix available for viewing at Natural Resources)

Oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp and lake shore. Tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may observed from a distance.

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