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Address: Lake Wales, FL
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Cars will coast uphill at this mysterious site.

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We tried.

We stopped by after Bok Tower. I guess we didn't "get it", our car rolled backwards but it appears to go downhill, not up? We were confused but cracked up laughing so it was worth... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
leeshajoy
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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82 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by after Bok Tower. I guess we didn't "get it", our car rolled backwards but it appears to go downhill, not up? We were confused but cracked up laughing so it was worth the laugh.

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Thank leeshajoy
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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108 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Indian folk lore tells of a Seminole Cheif who caught and wrestled a gator.There use to be a village and lake to the left of Spook Hill.The Chief is said to be dragging the gator up Spook Hill by its tail.It boggles the mind of children of all ages.

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Thank Kathleen G
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to find. not true, it's an illusion is all this is this place is on a one way and it is very difficult to locate. Very Disappointed! !!

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Cocoa, Florida
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130 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love stopping here for a cheap thrill! Just stop your vehicle on the line and put it in neutral and it seems like you are rolling uphill.

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Thank taz321
Okeechobee
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just off the path, so cool! Not giving away any secrets! Go there and experience it yourself! Buckle up though, sit back as the spirits move you!

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Thank Richard K
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Don't waste your time. The white line is a little bit up hill so when you put on neutral it only make sense you will go back.

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Thank Oded N
Pelham Manor, New York
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71 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Not impressed. It did not work for me even after various attempts. But the park down the valley was nice

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Thank Zealouzone
Winter Haven, Florida
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This hill moves your car when you put it in neutral. The phenomenon is definitely something to think about because there is no visible reason why an object as heavy as a car would move on a flat surface.

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Thank Theresa M
Alliston, Canada
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71 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This is an interesting attraction, but an optical illusion, you park your car on a slight grade and put it in neutral and it rolls backwards and appears to climb a slight grade. There is a similar phenomenon in New Brunswick Canada.

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Thank Buicklover
Tampa, Florida
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248 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This attraction is easy to find. It is by Spook Hill elementary school. Fun illusion to try. The story of Spook Hill was very interesting. Great place to bring the family.

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Thank susann w

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