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It is a quick stop. It took a few tries but eventually we saw the illusion and it was pretty cool... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Louis F
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Tampa, Florida
....had to try it

I was nearby and had heard about Spook Hill, so decided to try it out. I followed the instructions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sunnycay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was nearby and had heard about Spook Hill, so decided to try it out. I followed the instructions on the sign, stopped the car on the line, put the car in neutral....and very obviously rolled downhill. I didn't see the optical illusion at all.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the area, you definitely need to check out Spook Hill! I remember doing this as a child, and my daughter loves it. It's really cool!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went here to check it out to see if it was really true and it is! Lots of clean fun and the kids will love it! Oh, yeah, its free!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Ok, so I heard about this place from my uncle. I thought he was pulling my leg so I looked it up. Sounded interesting so we tried it. It is cool. Now it's not totally mind blowing or anything but it's free and fun. So...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jason P
Reviewed October 7, 2018

When you realise that it's an optical illusion,you have a very funny experience. It's worth seeing once.,

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We stopped here on the way out of Bok Tower Gardens, so it wasn't out of our way. That said, I wouldn't bother wasting any time on this. It wasn't at all what I was expecting. We didn't experience anything strange or unusual in any...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Visiting this spot when you're in the Lake Wales area is a must. This is been a favorite since the 1920s. At this attraction your car will seem to roll back up the hill. It is a very interesting experience. It has a brand new...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

It is a quick stop. It took a few tries but eventually we saw the illusion and it was pretty cool. Make sure there are no cars coming up on you because the road is still used by cars not trying to experience it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Louis F
Reviewed August 11, 2018

I don't understand it but it does seem to offer a strange phenomenon, the vehicle does roll backwards, I am just no sure exactly what the gradient really is at that point. Is it real or not? You decide!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Have to go here to finish out your tour of Polk County. The old sign was better. Casper is a bit cheesy

Date of experience: August 2018
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muzicgal
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Spook Hill (4 Replies)
Any body been there?
May 22, 2007|
Response fromNafa|
We went a while back and to be honest I didn't see the illusion at all, but I was the only one.