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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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Walk in the park

A nice little nature walk in downtown coconut grove. Experience old coconut grove by visiting this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Worth a visit if you are walking around the Coconut Grove Neigborhood

This historic site is kind of hard to find, but if you are walking around Coconut Grove it's a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rolando N
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  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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3485 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133-5915
Coconut Grove
+1 305-448-9445
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank gibnsgang5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I was taking my morning walk when i stumbled upon this place. It was fascinating and the history was fantastic. The story of the first house(boat house), what is now been coined by the Historic Society as the oldest house(s) in Dade County. The day...More

Thank CindyLou2262
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Most things in Miami are very shiny and new. The Barnacle is one of the few exceptions. The park preserves the home of one of Miami's first American residents, who moved to the area in 1882. The entrance to the park goes through one of...More

Thank ZamiaV
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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.