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Spook Hill

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Lake Wales, FL
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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 3 days ago
Louis F
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Tampa, Florida
I seems to work!

I don't understand it but it does seem to offer a strange phenomenon, the vehicle does roll... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bulldog620
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Bradenton, Florida
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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 3 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

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!

Thank bulldog620
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

1  Thank cheapfisherman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was Spook Hill a ghost or an optical illusion? You decide! We experienced it more than once because it was really a neat thing.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I live in Lake Wales but I took my sister and two of her teenagers to Spook Hill at night while they were visiting from Indiana. They didnt know exactly what to expect but they thought the story was interesting and were quite "spooked" by...More

1  Thank Luci W
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

it was fun don't know if I believe it..but the kids liked it..its weird u drive up to the line and put your vehicle in netrual and its goes backwards..

1  Thank tjka
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Did this today on our way to Bok Tower... it’s a cute place and everyone should try it once! It’s an old Indian superstition. But your car rolls backwards while your in Neutral!

1  Thank mtnbamagirl
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Reviewed May 2, 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 May 1, 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 April 15, 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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