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Highlands Hammock State Park

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Address: 5931 Hammock Rd, Sebring, FL 33872
Phone Number: 863-386-6094
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Viewing wildlife, Camping, Camping/rv
Description: Hammock Inn Restaurant is located inside Highlands Hammock State Park. It...
Hammock Inn Restaurant is located inside Highlands Hammock State Park. It is known for it's tasty homemade food, friendly staff and Wild Orange Ice Cream & Pie. It features an "All You Can Eat Fish" Fish Fry every Friday night from 5-8pm. No entrance fee is charged for just a restaurant visit-Based on the honor System. Worth the trip!
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Many trails to walk and enjoy the natural beauty.

Very nice park with many trails through the swamp. There was usually parking available near the trail heads. The little guide page gave the length and brief description of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Very nice park with many trails through the swamp. There was usually parking available near the trail heads. The little guide page gave the length and brief description of the trails. The Cypress Swamp Trail sounded most interesting but after we had gone a good way the boardwalk raised up over the swamp became very narrow with only one handrail.... More 

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Pompano Beach
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Loved the access right off Highway 27 in Sebring, awesome natur trails, and clean working RV hookups

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Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

we booked a site for 2 nights, that was rated as being able to accommodate a 30' RV. It was not. It was impossible to back our 30' Trailer into the site and the head ranger agreed. We were moved to another site that accommodated us but was only available for one night so we left early. All sites are... More 

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Tampa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Make sure you check out the Civilian Conservation Corps museum. It is well worth the time spent to gain the knowlege of the park's past.

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North Port, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

On the positive side -- wonderful trails to walk. Saw alligators, snakes, turtles, blue heron, natural vegetation on the tram ride. The Civilian Conservation Corps museum is interesting to visit. Visited Historic Sebring which was nice. On the negative side -- campsites are too close together, some showers didn't work. Many trees had been cut so there was no shade... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

a rather small, State Park, without a lot of diversity. we went for a picnic, the second left after the ranger station. it is a relatively small area, with a half a dozen multi-table pavilions, and several tables scattered throughout, some under trees which provides shade. there is a small jungle gym for the kiddies, and an open area for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Highlands Hammock is a beautiful park where you can spot alligators, woodpeckers, armadillos and more. During the weekends and school holidays, noisy families can take over making wildlife harder to spot, but if you are patient, you'll usually find a lull in the foot traffic. Given enough time, the animals come back out again. I recommend the hike with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Fantastic! On our walks we saw 2 alligators, a tortoise, two wild boar, a large snake,and my 11 year old had a bird teach him who was the boss after he got a little too close. The kids kept saying that they felt like they were in Jurassic park. Great experience!

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We really enjoyed this park ! We walked a few trails to see the huge oak trees that are over a thousand years old. We enjoyed the walkway thru the creek area. It is very shady and lots of bugs, but if you keep moving you will be ok. We brought spray w us and kept moving and did not... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I walked all of the trails in a couple hours. The park was busy at the picnic areas, but the trails had very few people. Each trail was relatively short, but offered great views of various plant and animal life. I saw many bird species, alligators, squirrels, various (non-biting) insects. Overall, it was a very nice way to get outside... More 

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