Lake Hollingsworth, Lakeland

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Lake Hollingsworth is a lake located near the center of the City of Lakeland, Florida. Its area is 350acre. The lake is located just east of South Florida Avenue and west of Bartow Road. Lake Hollingsworth Drive and a path for walking are located along the entire circumference of the lake.Florida Southern College is located on the north side of the lake, and from the path, an observer can see several of the buildings on campus designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The lake is also a popular site for birdwatching, and some of the most commonly seen birds are roseate spoonbills, white pelicans, black-bellied plovers, and long-billed dowitchers.Lake Hollingsworth bears the name of John Henry Hollingsworth, a pioneer who settled there.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Almost three miles long you can jog, walk, ride a bike on the path. Watch the sunset or rise while getting yourself healthy. Beautiful homes surround the lake as well as Florida Southern College on th...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    Paved 2.85 mile walkway around lovely Lake Hollingsworth. Great place to walk or bike. Birds, ducks, alligators, rabbits...all kinds of wildlife. Parents with kids in strollers, pet owners walking dog...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    This is the most popular place in Lakeland to set your goals to start walking. With a great flat paved walkway all the way around the lake. Also Florida Southern College sits on the north end. All the...  more »

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