Circle B Bar Reserve

5.0 stars on TripAdvisor

If you want to get outside AND see an alligator for the first time, plan to visit Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland. This park has 6-miles of hiking and running trails throughout 1,267-acres.

Phone: 863-668-4673
Address: 4399 Winter Lake Rd
Winter Haven, FL 33803

Streamsong Resort

4.0 stars on TripAdvisor

Located 30 minutes south of Lakeland, Streamsong Resort features 3 world-class golf courses, a luxury lodge, European-style grotto spa, 6 restaurants and exclusive outdoor experiences.

Phone: 888-294-6322
Address: 1000 Streamsong Dr
Bowling Green, FL 33834

Colt Creek State Park

4.5 stars on TripAdvisor

Explore more than 5,000-acres of native Central Florida habitat when you visit Colt Creek State Park. Hike, run or ride (mountain bikes are best) along 15 miles of multi-use trails.

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

Road, Mountain and Paved Trail Cycling

4.5 stars on TripAdvisor

Explore the area on two wheels. Polk County offers diverse cycling trails and routes through both cities and rural areas. Pictured: Loyce E. Harpe Park (Carter Road), just south of Lakeland

Address: 500 W Carter Rd
Mulberry, FL 33860

Winter Haven Chain of Lakes

Lakes for fishing, skiing and stand up paddleboarding are connected by a canal system that makes it easy to spend a day or two on the water during your Central Florida vacation.

Winter Haven, FL

Lake Kissimmee

4.5 stars on TripAdvisor

The pristine waters of Lake Kissimmee are known for producing loads of largemouth bass and provide spectacular views of wildlife and unique ecosystems along its shores. At nearly 40,000-acres, it is P…

Phone: 863-696-1112
Address: 14248 Camp Mack Rd
Lake Wales, FL 33898

Tenoroc Fish Management Area

4.0 stars on TripAdvisor

This limited access fishing area in Lakeland allows for only catch and release practices, so Tenoroc Fish Management Area’s lakes yield some of the best catch rates in the state.

Phone: 863-648-3200
Address: 3829 Tenoroc Mine Rd
Lakeland, FL 33805

Bone Valley ATV Park

Polk County’s only ATV park boasts 200-acres of trails, training areas, picnic spots, restrooms and more. Park is for ATV and motocross enthusiasts only.

Phone: 863-428-0525​
Address: Co Rd 630
Mulberry, FL 33860