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Matheson Hammock Park

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Address: 9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
Phone Number: 305-665-5475
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Activities: Biking

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Beautiful park, quiet beach for children and nice kayaking on Biscayne Bay

Easily accessible about 15 minutes from downtown Coral Gables. Quiet beach well suited for family. Shallow beach pond for small children. Kayaking is available and is in a quiet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Miami, Florida, Usa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This park has a marina. They have sailing classes. And the park is quite beautiful. But the most delightful part of the park is the atoll pool. The atoll pool is actually a saltwater pond flushed by the tidal movement of the Biscayne Bay. Children can enjoy the independence of exploring and swimming while laughing and playing. Parents can appreciate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Easily accessible about 15 minutes from downtown Coral Gables. Quiet beach well suited for family. Shallow beach pond for small children. Kayaking is available and is in a quiet area of Biscayne Bay. Parking is $4, or you can ride your bike in for free.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Lovely shade from the palm trees quiet during the week but lots of families with young children at the weekends, its a small beach so gets very noisy and crowded.bring your own food and drinks nothing to buy here.

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Miami, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

i went here last monday and had a wonderful time, there were just a handful of people there. we pretty much had the park to ourselves. the lagoon is nice to swim in especially since there are no waves. had a great time. not sure if id go on a weekend when. it is packed with people. by the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

it's very nice, exotic, yet private. this lagoon will give you the tranquility of letting your children play in water with no wondering. the greens around are beautiful, and perfect for a nice walk. it's very clean and well maintained by the State, and really, just go! it's peaceful.

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South Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a great park. And, it is well-visited by everyone. There's good picnic areas, it's shady, and it's just a beautiful place to spend the day outdoors. It's nestled along Old Cutler Road, which in and of itself is beautiful!

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Princeton, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The beach attracts local families. Was very windy when we were there but the views north toward the city are stunning. Walking around the marina to see lots of gorgeous boats. You can also rent both sail and motor boats here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My husband and I went here for Valentine's Day, it was pretty awesome we went right when the sun was going down, & oh my it was beautiful the reflections of the sun in the water were just gorgeous the park was pretty cool, they have lots of stuff to do here, they have a really cool restaurant there too... More 

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Rogers, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We went during the week and the park was not real busy so it made it very nice. The grandkids loved the beach around the atoll. My son tried his hand at fishing and crabbing and our daughter-in-law enjoyed lounging on the beach. We had a great day. The concession did not offer much, but the burgers cooked in a... More 

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basking ridge, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This park must get crowded on weekends. It seems to be full of families with little kids, due to the shallow wading pool and lifeguards. There are tables for eating and it seems like a great place for a picnic. It is more park than beach. It has a boat marina, and we saw some people fishing. The trees give... More 

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