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The community of Highland Park is located within the metropolitan area of Pensacola, Florida. Highland Park is bordered by County Road 17B/Hunt Brothers Road on the north, Backbone Road/Golfview Cutoff Road on the east, Alturas Babson Park Cutoff/North Scenic Highway on the south, and South Scenic Highway on the west. The neighborhood is comprised of all nearly-new properties, and is conveniently located near parks, beaches and shopping.
Golfers in the Highland Park community will live close to the Lake Region Golf Club, located to the southwest; fishermen cast their lines at Lake Easy and Crooked Lake, both located to the south. All lovers of the outdoors can find adventure at nearby Lake Wales Ridge State Forest.
Highland Park is convenient to a number of area attractions including the National Museum of Naval Aviation and the Pensacola Museum of Art. Scuba divers can choose to visit the biggest man-made reef off the coast of Pensacola, or the remains of the USS Oriskany, an aircraft carrier which lies in the depths of the Gulf of Mexico.
Being close to the gulf also allows residents easy access to activities such as swimming, boating, and Jet Skiing on a regular basis. Dining is available close by, as well; locals often frequent such eateries as the Dharma Blue restaurant or Jackson’s Steakhouse, a favorite spot to sample crab cakes and island grouper.