Circle B Bar Reserve

5.0 stars on TripAdvisor

As one of Central Florida's best places to enjoy our great weather while birding, hiking or searching for alligators, Circle B offers six miles of trails throughout the 1,267-acre preserve.

Phone: 863-668-4673
Address: 4399 Winter Lake Rd
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Colt Creek State Park

​No matter the season, Colt Creek State Park in Lakeland offers activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing and more for outdoor enthusiasts on vacation in Central Florida.

Phone: 863-815-6761
Address: 16000 FL-471
Lakeland, FL 33809

Lake Kissimmee State Park

4.5 stars on TripAdvisor

The park covers 5,930 acres featuring floodplain marshes, flatwoods and shady hammocks, and is home to 200+ species of birds. 13-miles of hiking tails showcase deer, bobcat, turkey and more.

Phone: 863-696-1112
Address: 14282 Camp Mack Rd
Lake Wales, FL 33898

Lakeland Highlands Scrub

5.0 stars on TripAdvisor

Several multi-use, sandy trails cross and loop around one another through an open dry prairie, pine flatwoods, marshlands and basin swamp. See gopher tortoises, Florida scrub-jay and indigo snakes.

Phone: 863-534-7377
Address: 6998 Lakeland Highlands Rd
Lakeland, FL 33813

Crooked Lake Prairie

Two miles of trails lead you through scrub, scrubby flatwoods, wet prairie and depression marsh. See a wide variety of native plants and animal life.

Phone: 863-534-7377
Address: 985 Ohlinger Rd
Babson Park, FL 33827


4,031 acres featuring three trails, providing 9 miles of nature viewing among the pine flatwoods, oak hammock and marsh habitats. You may see birds, deer bobcats, fox, and gopher tortoises.

Phone: 863-534-7377
Address: 14020 FL-60
Lake Wales, FL 33898

Green Swamp Hampton & East Tracts

Two tracts provide over 60 miles of trails through pine flatwoods, cypress domes and hardwood swamps offering views of alligators, white-tailed deer, bobwhite quail, feral hogs and a variety of birds.

Phone: 352-796-7211
Address: 18490 Rockridge Rd
Polk City, FL 33868

Marshall Hampton Reserve

4.5 stars on TripAdvisor

Enjoy open pastures, oak hammocks and a pond rich with birds. Visitors may also see alligators, bobcat, and turkey along the parks seven miles of trails.

Phone: 863-534-7377
Address: 3115 Thornhill Rd
Winter Haven, FL 33880