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At this time, Miami-Dade County is monitoring Hurricane Matthew.

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Miami-Dade Parks has some of the best swimming-and-sunning areas in Miami-Dade County: Crandon Park, rated among the top ten beaches in the U.S. for the past 10 years; Matheson Hammock Park, with its unusual atoll pool flushed with the tidal action of Biscayne Bay; and Haulover Park, with an Atlantic beachfront popular with surfers and families alike.

Or choose an island made for fun: Pelican Island, a short, breezy boat ride away from Pelican Marina, ideal for beach picnics up to 400 people, or the Tom Sawyer Island, a magnet for children, reachable only by a swinging rope bridge.

Beach Wheelchairs

Accessible pathways from the beach road onto the beach are available at Haulover Beach for use by persons with disabilities. Pathways are spread throughout the beach at five different areas, including north, central and south beaches. Showers and concession stands are wheelchair accessible.

Beach Flags Warn Swimmers

Dangerous rip currents in South Florida have claimed lives and threatened several others. Beachgoers are reminded to heed beach warning flags and to swim with extreme caution when hazardous surf conditions are present.

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