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Polk County is home to more than 300 bird species including the Blue Heron, the Bald Eagle, the Wood Stork and the Florida Scrub Jay.
Going back to nature is fun for the entire family. Check out Circle B Bar Reserve for hiking, fishing, and the Polk Nature Discovery Center.
Central Florida's Polk County is home to 554 lakes.
Explore our watery wilderness on an airboat ride and you'll experience a Florida that few ever see.
Experience the great outdoors in Central Florida. Nature enthusiasts can explore area parks, marvel at the Great Florida Birding Trail, try fishing in the “Bass Capital of the World” or hike through incredible wildlife areas.
In this land of unmatched natural beauty, there are plenty of ways to play. Explore parks, rivers, swamps and nature areas by motorboat, airboat, hiking trail or cycling path. Float down a pristine waterway or freefall from a plane over rolling hills. Fish on 554 lakes, or expand your horizons with some extreme sports. In Central Florida’s Polk County, the Lakes District, the choices are as diverse as the wildlife.
To request the new Celebrate Nature Guide or to purchase the Central Florida Lakes Map call 800-828-7655.
If you love nature and the outdoors, take a look at the great Outdoor and Nature Getaway Packages to choose from for your Central Florida vacation!
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