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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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  • It is about 4 miles around and my friend jogged around 4 times, loved the birds and the trail. Great safe place to go. Very energizing lake was serene and the wild birds were great.  more »
  • This is Friday March 31, 2017. I usually try to do the walk around Lake Hollingsworth at least once each winter season that we are in Lakeland. This near 3 mile hike offers plenty of views of birds, w...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery as you walk the lake, Distance markers along the way. Very enjoyable, even saw a family of ducklings.  more »