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Skip this one. I was expecting an optical illusion. Didn’t get one. It won’t take much time to find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Morris N
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Kind of fun

This is the second time we drove there out of curiosity. We did not see the optical illusion. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Cars will coast uphill at this mysterious site.
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Lake Wales, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skip this one. I was expecting an optical illusion. Didn’t get one. It won’t take much time to find out for yourself but you won’t find much.

Thank Morris N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we drove there out of curiosity. We did not see the optical illusion. There is a white line a bit uphill and when you put the gears into neutral standing 9n that white line the car rolls backwards down the...More

Thank Sancho5a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The concept of Spook Hill is interesting, but my rental car did not prove it to be true. Maybe a different will have a different story.

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Something if an optical illusion, but worth the stop. Best viewed by having someone do the roll while you stand along the roadside and take video and stills.

Thank YNPChristmasBray
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We drove an hour to see this and not worth it. We certainly did not see the optical illusion. Waste of time.

Thank Bumby2015
Reviewed 15 November 2017

When we went 40 years ago it was kind of cool. Since that time they have allowed a couple of housing developments on either side of the road and the optical illusion has suffered a bit.

Thank FloridaMeister
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We love anything spooky but we could not understand any of the fuss and what the place is about it seemed of you stopped at a certain place you would experience moving backwards going up hill, might have been Car we were in but seemed...More

Thank EAN44
Reviewed 14 November 2017

It looks like any other street in a small town, but you know it is something different when you pull up to the white line at the bottom of the hill. You've seen the sign erected years ago by the city telling the story of...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Since this was an optical illusion, it has been ruined by the placement of fill dirt and a fence on the left side. You now perceive correctly when going forward or backward. Previously I recommended it as a very easy detour on the way to...More

Thank gs32794
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Never can complain about a free activity. Have been here several times when going through Lake Wales.

Thank John D
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