Are you looking for a piece of tropical paradise in the concrete jungle of Miami? Matheson Hammock Park Beach offers visitors 630 acres of natural beauty overlooking Biscayne Bay. Designed by renowned landscape architect William Lyman Phillips, this park is a true masterpiece. Through the winding roads, visitors experience a variety of ecosystems, from dense mangrove forests to open coves, showcasing the natural beauty of South Florida. Located on the beach of Biscayne Bay, the atoll pool is an iconic natural swimming pool created by the tides of Biscayne Bay. With limestone, coral, and a circular sandy area all around, the pool is a great place to relax and rejuvenate.
Swimming in the calm waters and admiring the swaying palms and views of the Florida coast makes it the perfect place to relax. Matheson Hammock Marina offers boat docks, powerboat lessons, and rentals of stand-up paddle boards, canoes, and kayaks for water enthusiasts. Additionally, you can go fishing off the pier or try kiteboarding. Enjoy the views as you relax along the white sands of Matheson Hammock Park Beach.
Additionally, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities in the park. Explore the nature trails, go birdwatching for rare birds such as sulphur-bellied flycatchers, black-throated gray warblers, and Townsend's warblers. Among the coral rock pavilions, enjoy a barbecue at one of the scenic lakes, or let the kids burn off some energy on the playground.