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Highlands Hammock State Park

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Address: 5931 Hammock Rd, Sebring, FL 33872-7408
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+1 863-386-6094
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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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have been there many times before and I can honestly say we're never disappointed-many trails and new things to do each time

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Fortville, Indiana
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Fortville, Indiana
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

have been there many times before and I can honestly say we're never disappointed-many trails and new things to do each time

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Clinton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This state park has great walking trails, very interesting museum, and wonderful view of old Florida! $3 admission is reasonable. Nice picnic areas! Highly recommend!

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walked 3 trails in this park. Did not see any wildlife until the last and it was a raccoon and some armadillos. One trail had no hand rail for most of the boardwalk and we had a group of girls behind us that were chatty kathys and probably scared most of whatever we could see away. Anyway. Nice park to... More 

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Parkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great park, the trails and boardwalks are awesome. We hiked on most of the trails, enjoyed the swamp, beautiful trees, flowers and ferns and saw a few birds and an armadillo. This is the first Florida park, I did not see an alligator. Since we are visiting a lot of Florida's state parks, we had to visit... More 

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Port Washington, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were lots of trails to walk on and lots of interesting new things to discover. I have been 100% blind in one eye and 50% in the other and recently had surgery to correct that. I am now 20/20! Everything I see was simply amazing to me! The colors and size of some trees - and the paths across... More 

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Waynesboro, VA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful parks with lots of activities. Definitely recommend the tram ride. Make sure you go at 8 am to get your seat reserved. They fill up fast. We saw alligators, turtles, birds, deer and armadillo plus all the native plants and trees. A must stop while in this area

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Great Falls, VA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited the 9,000-acre Highlands Hammock State Park 50 years ago before all the housing developments sprang up around it. But it is still the same wonderful park inside, where you can drive from walking trail to walking trail, some with boardwalks thru the cypress swamp portions. When our retired parents still lived nearby, this was our picnic destination... More 

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Greater Cincinnati
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were permitted to take an auto tour free, as long as we did not get out of the car. This was fine. we saw all we wanted to see. A lovely window on nature, the trees native to this area, as well as the wildlife and flora.

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Newland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Tram ride. so beautiful. Saw many alligators and wildlife Museum neat lots of history about CCC Camp.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our highschool class holds a mini reunion in the recreation hall. The hall has a nice kitchen allowing food preparation. The hall itself can be hated or cooled depending on the weather.

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