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Quiet Area

I've been to Holloway Park twice. There's a hiking trail, a couple of lakes and a long strip of... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
TropicJim
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Lakeland, Florida
Unusual terrain that's great for hikers, runners and geocachers.

Went there with a group of geocachers. This is an old former phosphate mine that was minimally... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
MarianRyan
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Winter Haven, Florida
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Jun 13, 2018
“Quiet Area”
Aug 4, 2017
“Unusual terrain that's great for hikers, runners and geocachers.”
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

I've been to Holloway Park twice. There's a hiking trail, a couple of lakes and a long strip of mowed grass that has wheel stops to delineate parking spaces. It's an underused park which makes it great for sitting down in your lawn chair in...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Went there with a group of geocachers. This is an old former phosphate mine that was minimally reclaimed by the owners. Has very interesting rolling terrain with lots of trees and nice vistas. Has enough shady areas, so not always in the blazing sun. Many...More

1  Thank MarianRyan
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Spent some time in Lakeland walking the paths around this park. It is a very nice park with good amenities.

1  Thank Dougrnff
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Southeast of Lakeland this land is owned by the Holloway family who turned it into a free nature park in 2010. A number of trails for walking and a lake with a mile long trail around it. We met Fred who oversees the place and...More

2  Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The park in not far off of 98, just a ton of room for any out door activity. There is over 400 acres of land with all kind of trails great place for dogs and kids.

Thank YMCABoy
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Located right off a main road in Lakeland, this hidden gem has many wonderful trials for walking or running. There is a map of the different trials and their distances at the front of the park. There are also signs along the way. There are...More

1  Thank Joy A
Reviewed 5 June 2015

park is new-well maintained. Did not see any bathroom facilities-could use a few more benches to enjoy the wildlife. Otherwise, paths well marked, shady areas & a few picnic tables- mks for a nice peaceful walking experience. Not much wildlife yet but I can see...More

1  Thank caravan47
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Live very close and had no idea this was here. Very neat place with fun trails. It is old mining area so lots of hills and other unexpected features. Would rate a 5 if bikes were allowed but I understand why they are not.

1  Thank UJ-1
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The course is marked well and well maintained. At times the grass is a little high (I have not seen it unmanageably high), and if run in the morning you will take in a good bit of water in the socks and shoes for the...More

Thank JustAnotherTraveler1
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Great running trails. Bikes not allowed. It's wooded and hilly and not at all like Florida. Bring bug spray and a camera.

2  Thank Alison6874
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There is always the possibility of the presence of alligators near any body of water in Florida. That said, unless someone has been feeding them they are probably not going to approach people. They also don't tend to... More
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