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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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A great park for kids and families

this park has a lagoon that is perfect for children and wading. Picnic areas at its edges are a relaxing place to find shade. we rented kayaks and had a lovely paddle in the bay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

this park has a lagoon that is perfect for children and wading. Picnic areas at its edges are a relaxing place to find shade. we rented kayaks and had a lovely paddle in the bay and on the canals surrounded by mangroves and waterfront homes.

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We added this to our list and were so glad we did. The park and marina are just a lovely place to visit. There is a 45 minute nature trail we did not take because it was late in the afternoon and 98 degrees. The natural beach and pool is something anyone in the area should see. The views of... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Enclosed natural water wading pool. very pretty. so relaxing with palm trees and view of Biscayne bay. plenty of parking. Out of town guests looking for a pretty low key local beach area should consider. the enclosed pool is great for kids. There is a good restaurant on site and water sports rental. We paddleboard from here to Coral Gables... More 

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Perfect place for kids,beautiful beach, shallow water and the view is perfect.Great park and marina,nice scenery!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Even though nothing was taken of consequence. Having our rental car back to window smashed & two other rental cars. Ruined what other wise would've been a glorious day. Really impressed with @MiamiDadePD

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Coral Gables, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a nice beach where children can play in the sand safely and the water is not deep. One concern has to do with the quality of the water. The park indicates the quality on a local board and most of the time it is safe (I have not seen otherwise) but it is a lagoon where the water... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

DO NOT SWIM in the Matheson Hammock Park tidal lagoon! Even though presumably the water is refreshed at every high tide, the bacteria in the lagoon remains, and woe be the uninformed bather who develops an ear or eye infection as a result of simple recreational activity there. The mere observation of the number of non-toilet-trained toddlers who relax in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Was here on a weekday. We felt like we had the beach to ourselves! We rented Kayaks which was a lot of fun. The water is warm and calm.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a pool like area sectioned off from the ocean. The days we were there it was pretty empty, but I hear that usually there are families with children there. I prefer the ocean, but it was pleasant. There is a nice restaurant there and it is very scenic.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Probably the better boat ramp south of Coconut grove. Beutiful park with lots of services including a marina gas station.

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