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Highlands Hammock State Park

5931 Hammock Rd, Sebring, FL 33872-7408
+1 863-386-6094
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Excellent place to spend the day!

Very nice kept park. They have quite a few hiking trails which are mostly in the shade. The day we... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Lisa C
Lake Wales, Florida
Beautiful state park!

This park is huge so plan to spend some time. Many hiking trails, a museum, and campgrounds... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Sara C
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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. Worth the trip!
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5931 Hammock Rd, Sebring, FL 33872-7408
+1 863-386-6094
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Very nice kept park. They have quite a few hiking trails which are mostly in the shade. The day we went it was pretty humid. We will definitely go back in the fall. They have a nice little museum and a little store on the...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This park is huge so plan to spend some time. Many hiking trails, a museum, and campgrounds available. Highly recommend the 1.5 hour guided tram tour through the park if you're there on a Tues. or Sat.

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Our site was spacious and shaded. The park has a ton of trails for all levels and ages. There are actually two parks that we found within the camping area. Great for ages as young as two. Pet friendly! Friendly staff! The only two downfalls...More

1  Thank Brunette8610
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Peaceful, we had a wonderful and relaxing time. Close to nature. The park is clean, the paths they go over the water on the swamp are well maintained. Very nice to observe nature in it's natural State.

Thank Lawrence F
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Every year we camp here before the 12 hour race week at Sebring. It's a beautiful park with great trails to hike and easy bike riding in a tropical setting. The restrooms are always clean, staff friendly and the CCC museum is really worth a...More

Thank Nanette132
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Highlands Hammock takes you back to when all of Florida from the Beeline to Miami was the Everglades. Just stunning... the canopy is much cooler on a hot day. The cat walk is super cool! Depending on the time of year, the park can be...More

Thank AndyB_1965
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We stopped here briefly this week and I can't wait to go back and explore some more. This park is so beautiful. The walks are well maintained and the park rangers were some of the friendliest and most helpful that I have encountered. The parking...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Good information about FL and especially local Highlands. Try to make sure you go on the tram and in the morning .

Thank Joaninfl
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Billed as the first park in the state of Florida built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Highlands Hammock has a wealth of things to see and do. There are campsites for extended stays, special events, walking trails, bike rentals and even a CCC museum. It...More

Thank FloridaMeister
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It's not everyday you get to go on hikes and see Alligators. I live in Pennsylvania. If you get a chance to go visit this place a lot of neat trails.

Thank Knascar
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26 May 2017|
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Response from FloridaMeister | Reviewed this property |
Just talked with a resource person. The on duty rangers phone number should be posted at the ranger station.
Sara M
10 May 2017|
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Response from Travelgurl1956 | Reviewed this property |
If your are concerned about snakes, take the trolley tour. You will see plenty of the park from a safe distance. You have to get there early in the morning to buy the trolley passes for each day. Check on when the tickets go... More
26 April 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
We were in a friends motor home that's well over 25 feet. Its around 35 feet. It was a fun place to stay for a few days. I'd call them just I case to be sure they have a lot available that youll fit it.