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kids will love it

I like bringing family and friends there when they come down to Florida. it's a hidden gem. it's... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Claude H
via mobile
Fun Adventure!

I visited Spook Hill as a child and wanted to experience the adventure again as an adult. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
gatorgal1972
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Matthews, North Carolina
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Cars will coast uphill at this mysterious site.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good19%
  • Average32%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible15%
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“big sign” (5 reviews)
“gravity hill” (5 reviews)
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Lake Wales, FL
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I like bringing family and friends there when they come down to Florida. it's a hidden gem. it's really an optical illusion.

Thank Claude H
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

I visited Spook Hill as a child and wanted to experience the adventure again as an adult. It was just as much fun as I remembered it!

Thank gatorgal1972
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

It really works!! Seems most people are sckeptical about it but the ccar eally doe roll backward when in neutral! If in the area, give it a try. Fun!!

Thank duffydog100
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I'm not giving this a "bad review" I'm just saying you decide. I laughed at my disappointed husband. He really wanted our truck to go backwards up a hill. Ha! NOT!! It's funny how many people were drawn to this "Spook Hill" while we were...More

1  Thank kimmie61hale
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We drove up, followed directions on the sign and our suv rolled backwards. Not sure what was so special about it, maybe since you are on a hill and in neutral it’s not unnatural for you vehicle roll backwards you know... down a hill...? So...More

2  Thank beextham
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I don't easily fall for this kind of thing. That said, we did absolutely feel like we were falling backward up hill. Go try it. Fun. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

1  Thank Trek-Always
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I am not giving this a bad review I am just saying that the physics or illusion that you are supposed to get from this did not happen for us. It is very close to Bok tower and a nice drive by a lake. So...More

2  Thank John K
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Giggled like kids as we stopped in the spot and let gravity pull your car! Their sign tells you everything you need to know. It's one way traffic in that area, so you don't have to worry about oncoming traffic.

3  Thank treasurecoastFL
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Enjoyable illusion. Watch your vehicle appear to roll UP the hill in Lake Wales. An added enjoyment to a trip to Lake Wales and Bok Gardens

1  Thank Tim H
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I love spooky attractions and ghost hunting, but this hill is just physics. You go down a hill, stop and read the sign. Following directions, you drive forward to the white line, which puts your car on a slight incline. You put your car in...More

3  Thank Emily R
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