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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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  • Lake Hollingsworth is surrounded by a popular walking & running path almost 3 miles around with a bicycle path marked off from the road. It's paved all the way around and is also well lighted for even...  more »
  • Every morning my Aunt would take a walk around Lake Hollingsworth. Going counterclockwise from her house she would pass the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Florida Southern College. Even on a warm day the...  more »
  • Nice little gem near downtown. Great place to walk or run. The homes are lovely and the lake is nice. Probably the lake voted least likely to see gators.