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Address: Lake Wales, FL
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Cars will coast uphill at this mysterious site.

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Oh my goodness

This is just a hill, you dont pay or anything. My parents took us and as a teenager I thought it was the silliest thing ever. Your car rolls down the hill but you feel like you... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicky P
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Jupiter, Florida
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm not really sure what we did wrong. We tried it twice but we never got the feeling of rolling up hill. We figured the locals get a kick out of watching people try this. We were in Lake Wales so gave it a shot.

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Thank AndreaMCTGB
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is just a hill, you dont pay or anything. My parents took us and as a teenager I thought it was the silliest thing ever. Your car rolls down the hill but you feel like you are going up hill. If you have little kids and this is on the way its worth it. Kids love stuff like this.

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1 Thank Vicky P
Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seriously, if you've never experienced a gravity hill, and find yourself in Lake Wales, go to Spook Hill. No matter how much you read or how hard you try to convince your brain that it's an optical illusion (it is!), you will still sense that your car is rolling up hill when it's actually rolling downhill. It's free, and it's... More 

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Thank dgbtrvlr
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whiles at cherry pockets I decide to check this out, in a nutshell it should be called nob hill because you must look like one to the locals doing this, Don't waste you're fuel.

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2 Thank davidflorida_11
Manalapan, New Jersey
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365 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You really do seem to roll backwards. I have no idea how this really happens, but it is fun to try...worth a visit if you are in the area.

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1 Thank Proclaimer1
Lake Wales, Florida
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

It was fun doing it. We did it several times. Fun little tourist attraction. Not much else to say about it. Just a little fun thing to do in Lake Wales

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1 Thank 16joan
Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have been here several times and are still trying to work out the illusion. But it is fun and a talking point.

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1 Thank aileen1953
Tampa, Florida
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78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We did spook hill when visiting the area. I would recommend putting Spook Hill Elementary into Google to find it easily. It didnt seem to work for us... but the kids loved the concept.

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1 Thank TPAMomma
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The first time I saw this as a kid in the 50's it was sort of spooky. It's still fun today. Enjoy it for what it is.

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1 Thank obiwan205
Lakeland, Florida
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

If you're in the area, it's definitely worth experiencing. When you put your car in neutral, you will actually roll up hill. Neat experience!

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2 Thank Misty1955

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