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Matheson Hammock Park

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Address: 9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
Phone Number: +1 305-665-5475
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A beach alternative on the bay.

State park with very reasonable entrance fee. $5 car fee in October. Type of visit choice did not allow for family with older relative. As in this case I brought my 87 year old... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Foodiepaul
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to see the sunset ! Today was super moon and the view was incredible ! Unfortunately the restaurant was fully booked with reservations; will reserve in advance next time for the whole experience.

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North Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is one of my favorites in Miami, is not full of people and you can have the best sunset views! There are some tables in case you want to do picnics and I think it have some BBQ grills as well, there is a natural shallow pool that is great for kids and you can always find some... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Miami for a couple of days and decided to visit the Grove first, then made a pit stop at the Park. I have not been here in years and is not as nice as I remember. The pool area is small but fairly empty. But for the hang gliding outside of the Park, there was not enough... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I love to go to Matheson Hammock to see the sunset, it is a beautiful place , very romantic, lots of things to do for kids and adult : fishing, fly a kite, picnics, enjoying the beach , ride a bike , among many other things I strongly recommend it

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

State park with very reasonable entrance fee. $5 car fee in October. Type of visit choice did not allow for family with older relative. As in this case I brought my 87 year old mother. The "lagoon" is ideal for all swimmers and waders but definitely safer for young and old. Great for extended families. Plenty of camping, picnicking and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Settle down, relax and take in a bit of "old Florida" at this wonderful park. There were manatees when I was last there and the lagoon is wonderful for kids.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I spend many afternoon and morning after my bike ride A bit of sun wind and a snack at the local restaurant located at park

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Beware!!! This isn't a beach; it's a water hole sewage place. Is disgusting and it smells like a sewage. The water is brown full of algae and the floor feels all muddy. The water smells and there like poop chunks floating in the water, I pick up my kids and decided to go back to the hotel pool at least... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I am a photographer and use this place for personal use and or business. The beach and water is not great though. Quite dirty, but area makes for nice photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, well kept. Even with a small beach on the bay. The beach water is murky is but it's a great place for children to play in the sand. For those not familiar with the area, the park is a good 45 min from Miami Beach. And best time to visit is not the summer. Too hot and humid!

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