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Highlands Hammock State Park

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Address: 5931 Hammock Rd, Sebring, FL 33872-7408
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Hammock Inn Restaurant is located inside Highlands Hammock State Park. It...

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 entrance fee is charged for just a restaurant visit-Based on the honor System.

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Beautiful trails, clean campground

This park has some very scenic trails through Bald Cypress swamps. Some trails are part trail and part boardwalk over the water. Majestic trees surround you as you walk these... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarracenia
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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826 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has some very scenic trails through Bald Cypress swamps. Some trails are part trail and part boardwalk over the water. Majestic trees surround you as you walk these trails. There are quiet a few trails and they are not too long or difficult, but do them all it would take a bit of time. Well worth taking the... More 

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Serene atmosphere. Great day trip with the kids. Visit the museum then have a picnic across the way under a pavilion. Play area next to picnic area. Catwalk through the marsh is a must see! Beautiful lush greenery everywhere. Bikes are available for rent. Wear lightweight long sleeve shirts and pants....even in the summer, mosquitos can be overwhelming!

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Thank Cristina T
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for five days in our RV. Not used to no sewer connection but we managed our first trip with no sewer. We needed to learn to do it since most state parks are without sewer connection anyway. The trails are a good length for our 7/10 year old kiddos. When we camped here, the park was pretty... More 

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Sebring
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to Highlands Hammock State Park numerous times. During Music in the Park, our group camps & ride the shuttle to the entertainment. You cannot find any better time for $5. The park is awesome with tours & trails. Cost is below the amount of fun and education you will receive while there. Rated a #1 park!

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1 Thank Gwen C
Coral Springs, United States
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love the tram ride with our children ages 14 and 9. It was a great way to see all of the flora and all of the native animal species with a great park ranger who was very patient with the questions my son asked. At 1 1/2 hours it was the perfect amount of time. There were frequent... More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to spend time with family and friends, also one can have lunch in the area one can buy or bring there own.

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Thank trailman A
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have visited many Florida parks and this one of my favorite! It is old Florida and nice trails to walk on. Park is very clean and the trees are beautiful! There is a museum in the middle of the park. The information was interesting! I will be back!

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Thank Kathleen W
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great tram ride through park.park ranger was very knowledgable and was very patient answering my sons question. We got to see so much - learned about the ecosystem and got to see lots of local wildlife. Exceptional trails for all levels of hiking ability. Highly red come d!

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Thank Natashatwo
Sebring, Florida
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Always enjoy this park, Campground set up great; plenty of bicycle riding (paved or trails); the concerts in the park, organized by the "Friends of the Hammock" and now I understand they have opened a store!

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

I enjoyed our recent visit to Highland Hammock State Park. There are a variety of trails to explore. We chose 3 to do on our recent visit and were not disappointed. It is a very peaceful and beautiful place. The boardwalks made the walk easier and I was wearing a removable cast on my foot at the time. We saw... More 

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