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Highlands Hammock State Park

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The "Real Florida" - an excellent state park to visit

This is a must see state park to see an inland Florida swamp. There is a loop drive with several... read more

Reviewed today
Beautiful walk

This park is absolutely beautiful! I took my daughters age 7 and 4 and they loved it! Very easy to... read more

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  • Average4%
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“tram ride”(62 reviews)
“ccc museum”(43 reviews)
“walking trails”(29 reviews)
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...more
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5931 Hammock Rd, Sebring, FL 33872-7408
+1 863-386-6094
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Reviewed today

This is a must see state park to see an inland Florida swamp. There is a loop drive with several trails off of it. It is very easy to bike around, park your bike at the bike stand and walk a trail. My favorites are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is absolutely beautiful! I took my daughters age 7 and 4 and they loved it! Very easy to explore. The raised walkways are very cool! It's only $6 per car. I highly reccomend making a stop here for the day.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the combination of beautiful trees, cypress swamp, a wonderful loop drive, numerous shaded walkways, covered picnic tables, and the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Museum, no wonder Highlands Hammock State Park is a National Gold Medal Winner. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit...More

Thank Edward O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I love camping and nature trails, which many times we ride our bikes through, but signs posted everywhere...no bikes on the trails ( I have very bad ankles, so bike riding is one way for me to be able to see the...More

Thank Rose E
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a lovely state park, I just went for a day visit and found the trails easy walking with plants that I didn't know growing there in profusion. Great park with a very interesting history.

Thank ChristinaD2979
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This park is amazing, lot of walking path, possibility to lease a bike , really nice place for picnic, lots of table and sitting area, also amazing is walking along those path and to know that has been there for thousand of years, not disturb....More

Thank Thierry F
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Great park with beautiful walks and a loop road from which we see wildlife. The park staff are engaged and anxious to please visitors. Great music programs too.

Thank T W
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The trail with suspended wooden walk was was not too difficult and offered beautiful views. There are stretching stations located throughout the park for serious runners.

1  Thank Ahna B
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Highlands Hammock is rich with history and natural Florida setting. There are several trails to choose to go on. There’s a catwalk that usually has an alligator or two to view in the natural setting. Throughout the year there are concerts, marathons and other activities....More

Thank GypsyD411
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We have done several state parks Before but this one was really awe inspiring! Entering felt like we had just arrived at Jurassic Park. Incredible trees, thick vegetation and Nate trails for both non-experts and those interested in a bit of a challenge. If you...More

1  Thank Ally H
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Response from FloridaMeister | Reviewed this property |
Just talked with a resource person. The on duty rangers phone number should be posted at the ranger station.