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Gravity Hill

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South County Road U, Shullsburg, WI
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Amazing

I actually found the location by looking at my geocaching webpage. If it were not for the geocahce... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2017
Gpackergal
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Lancaster, Wisconsin
I can't explain it

I know it is an optical elusion but can't explain it. It is well worth experiencing it at least... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Rod J
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Roscoe, Illinois
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  • Average9%
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“phenomenon” (4 reviews)
“uphill” (6 reviews)
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South County Road U, Shullsburg, WI
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

I actually found the location by looking at my geocaching webpage. If it were not for the geocahce located in the same spot it would have been hard to find, there were no markings. This is a must do in the area. We were amazed...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

I know it is an optical elusion but can't explain it. It is well worth experiencing it at least once. But I guarantee you will go back a second time!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We stopped right by the yellow 25mph sign just as I read to do on the internet and waited a few seconds for gravity to pull us up the little hill... and it did! Very slowly at first, then a little faster until we eventually...More

1  Thank Chrystal2016
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

A friend recommended stopping at this place if you were in the area. For those just checking this out, beware, they recently oiled and placed gravel on the road so you will not easily see where to stop and test this gravity thing. it is...More

1  Thank mymisteak
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

I grew up in southern Wisconsin but hadn't heard about gravity hill until 8 years ago. I always thought it would be interesting. I finally made it there today. It it a weird thing to be in the car and swear you are headed down...More

1  Thank pa490
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

We cannot understand why this amazing optical illusion is not much more popular. First, it is hardly marked. There is only the "GH" painted on the roadway which we almost missed. We turned around and parked at the "GH" where we were clearly headed downhill....More

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Reviewed April 7, 2017

No words can describe this little side road in Shullsburg Wisconsin. It is an optical illusion you have to do yourself to really experience the entire effect.

1  Thank Cajeho
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

My husband and I did this a while ago. When you reach the GH in the road, you put your car in neutral, and then roll backwards up the incline, even picking up speed! It makes the hair on the back of your neck stand...More

Thank Amy W
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

Very cool! Worth driving the back road to see if you are near by. It might not be worth driving way out of your way, but if your close you should do it.

Thank escapeelf
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

Whenever my husband and I are in Shullsburg we stop by Gravity Hill. It's sucha neat phenomenon and it's free! I alway love to show friends & family that have never been!

1  Thank AshleyMarieH13
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