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Castellow Hammock Preserve and Nature Center

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Hidden Natural Florida

I had not visited this preserve in a long time, and was eager to see if it has changed. Parking and... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
MrMiamiExplorer
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Miami, Florida
Quiet, peaceful

It was locked when I got there even though the website listed it as open that time and day. Someone... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
72janef
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Jul 8, 2017
“Awesome”
Mar 10, 2017
“Go for the Hummingbirds -- come back for the marvelous experience.”
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22301 SW 162nd Ave, Miami, FL 33170-3905
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

This place is...simply awesome. Our meetup group hiked there after visiting a fruit festival (Redland Summer Fruit Festival) in the area, and I must say, this place was simply delightful! The hike is not very long, but it is mighty interesting - full of curves...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

We visited to see a couple of rare hummingbirds that normally are not seen in the Eastern United States. The Buff-bellied and Rufous Hummingbirds were super, but our greatest memory of the visit was the amazing staff. A young woman named Laura who works at...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Peter K
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I'm not one for negative reviews but this park is best enjoyed by very local folks since there's not enough there for a long distance trek. The butterfly garden is all but non-existent and the hiking trail is closed off so it isn't a 1/2...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

I had not visited this preserve in a long time, and was eager to see if it has changed. Parking and admission were free. At the front entrance there are fields for recreation as well as a butterfly garden, and a small 1 room nature...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed April 21, 2016

It was locked when I got there even though the website listed it as open that time and day. Someone did answer the phone when I called and said I could park on the outside and walk in, also someone came to unlock it about...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank 72janef
Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Nice idea of a park but has been neglected. Trails are not marked well and haven't been cleared back. Bathrooms were a mess, doors falling off of stahls. Fountains had dirt in them. Be sure to bring bug spray and a walking gps.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank undgrad01
Reviewed November 10, 2014

I wanted to see a painted bunting and this was a place recommended for the south Florida birding locations. Although I did not see a painted bunting, I was not disappointed. The preserve has an area at the entrance with a butterfly garden where I...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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