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Spook Hill

Lake Wales, FL
Review Highlights
The only thing spooky is that this place still has any attention.

This place should be taken off the hype list. It's a big waste of gas. It's so far off, the truth... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2010
Palm Harbor
Spook Hill is fun IF you know what you are doing.

Sometimes, they turn the signs for Spook Hill around, so, if it doesn't work, turn your vehicle the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2010
Ft. Myers, FL
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Cars will coast uphill at this mysterious site.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good19%
  • Average32%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible15%
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Lake Wales, FL
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Reviewed 10 July 2010

This place should be taken off the hype list. It's a big waste of gas. It's so far off, the truth meter. Your car, is near the bottom of a hill. So, when you put it in neutral, sure you roll backwards. But you rolling...More

Thank Tiggerlov
Reviewed 18 February 2010

Sometimes, they turn the signs for Spook Hill around, so, if it doesn't work, turn your vehicle the other way. When you sit still, and look out your back window, or rear view mirror, it looks as if you are moving up a very high...More

Thank dogloverMary
Reviewed 12 July 2009

You're at the bottom of a hill and you roll backwards...that's how it works - if you're going up hill and put the car in neutral you will roll backwards! There is nothing else to do in the town - don't bother (Manny's chop house...More

Thank biketravelers
Reviewed 30 May 2009

How utterly rediculous!!! It must be a ploy by the city council to attract people to the area. My husband and I argued on the spot, on the drive and continue to argue the validity of the attraction. I did, however, go to historic downtown...More

1  Thank Travelyn-mama
Reviewed 17 February 2009

For those of you looking for the production value of a Vegas show or a well engineered theme park ride, this is not for you. This attraction is obviously just an optical illusion. It's all smoke and mirrors, lighten up, enjoy the time you spent...More

5  Thank entity80
Reviewed 23 June 2008

The place does not work. I saw about seven cars all do the same thing. The drive to the white line roll back as far as possible. Then try again, fail and drive away.That was after our failed attempts. The most amusing thing is seeing...More

2  Thank K T
Reviewed 27 April 2008

You will feel like a complete idiot after you roll down hill. There is virtually nothing in Lake Wales except a half renovated and decrepid downtown, rotten old homes, unkept local parks, for sale signs and residents that all look like the people who settled...More

2  Thank webfinders
Reviewed 31 December 2007

The previous reviewers are spot on that Spook Hill is not much to see. But it does have a comedic factor. Think of a horror movie that is so bad that it's funny and even though it is a complete waste of time, you can't...More

3  Thank TacoMel
Reviewed 7 July 2007

What a joke!! Just as the last review stated, the car is basically on a hill...therefore it is going to roll backwards....not ROCKET-SCIENCE! I wouldn't waste your time checking it out....although we did laugh all the way home after a 2.5 hour drive thinking how...More

5  Thank Jovi_luv
Reviewed 17 June 2007

I was told that Spook hill actually made your car go uphill while in neutral. That is false. There is a white line on the road and you are asked to pull up to the white line and put your car in neutral. The car...More

9  Thank wmayhem
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