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Barnacle State Historic Site

3485 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133-5915
+1 305-448-9445
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Nice hidden little place in Coconut Grove

Nice place to see, not much time needed. It's part of Miami history, but don't expect to see... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
miami shores
Travel Back Through Time

Step off the Main Highway and as you walk through the hardwood hammock, leave the crowds, noise... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
FL Keys
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest house” (6 reviews)
“old florida” (6 reviews)
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3485 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133-5915
Coconut Grove
+1 305-448-9445
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nice place to see, not much time needed. It's part of Miami history, but don't expect to see something like Charleston or Savannah... If you are in Miami just for vacation, skip it.

Thank datan
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Step off the Main Highway and as you walk through the hardwood hammock, leave the crowds, noise, hustle & bustle behind. A bit of old Florida has been preserved. Be sure to check out the boat being built using traditional boat building methods. The $2...More

Thank HappyCamper48
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

A nice little nature walk in downtown coconut grove. Experience old coconut grove by visiting this sweet little gem.

Thank gibnsgang5
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This historic site is kind of hard to find, but if you are walking around Coconut Grove it's a leafy oasis in an urban setting which offers a glimpse into early Miami settlements, architecture and landscape. A very pleasant setting on the bay.

Thank Rolando N
Reviewed 6 July 2017

OK so personally - I liked the park and would rate it a 4 stars because I liked how secluded it was and quiet while being surrounded by bars and restaurants. However, I know that many people will visit and find that there isn't much...More

1  Thank PinAddict111
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great place to go with family or for couples, beautiful bayviews, great for running around with your children and pet, large open green spaces.

Thank Nicandmeg
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Sorry to say, but I did not find any exceptional in this park. It;s not bad, but there are much more beautiful places or historic buildings in Florida.

Thank kattimmat
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The walk up until you pay the $2 before you get in is lovely, with large trees and a quiet surrounding. After this, it's pretty much just an old house with a big garden. There's a nice view of the water, so it's nice to...More

Thank Roseanne C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Was walking around coco walk area and came across this park. It is just beautiful to walk through this park with the gorgeous tall trees all around you, you might need some bugspray. It is $2 fee which looks like an honor system with blue...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great place to see locals walk their dog in a nicely shaded trail to the bay. A few tree specimens, house tours by park rangers.

Thank Mdoak
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12 March 2017|
Response from Albert M | Reviewed this property |
Call the park. There is an access road for park staff.