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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 12 August 2018
Louis F
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Tampa, Florida
kids will love it

I like bringing family and friends there when they come down to Florida. it's a hidden gem. it's... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Claude H
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Cars will coast uphill at this mysterious site.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Jjanen
Reviewed 12 August 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.

Thank Louis F
Reviewed 11 August 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!

Thank bulldog620
Reviewed 6 August 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

1  Thank cheapfisherman
Reviewed 2 August 2018 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.

Thank lisabethflorida
Reviewed 9 July 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
Reviewed 7 July 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
Reviewed 23 June 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
Reviewed 2 May 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
Reviewed 1 May 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!

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