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Oleta River State Park

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Address: 3400 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-4460
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+1 305-919-1846

These trails, built on flat land, are full of technical challenges.

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A little bit of everything

This state park has a bit of everything - camping, 15 miles of Mountain Bike trails, canoe, kayak and Stand-up Board rentals, beaches, snorkeling, etc. We had a wonderful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

This state park has a bit of everything - camping, 15 miles of Mountain Bike trails, canoe, kayak and Stand-up Board rentals, beaches, snorkeling, etc. We had a wonderful Thanksgiving day out in the sunshine, on the water or on bike trails.

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Charlottesville, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

Stopped by from Fort Lauderdale for 2 hour kayaking trip (about $37 per hour for a 2 person open seat kayak). Nice bay and mangrove canals. Visited small island nearby. Most impressive was the support from the staff around the marginal weather, variable winds, and best way to approach the outing. They gave great guidance and accurate predictions and it... More 

1 Thank lt54
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

We came here twice to stand-up paddleboard during Thanksgiving week and had a wonderful time. Very nice trails through mangrove stands that have lots of wildlife. There is a large, semicircular beach that one can easily reach by paddling. $6 per car to enter.

2 Thank hoyadoc85
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

Great park if you want to walk, bike, riding kayak or even just enjoy beach without waves. Only $2 entrance fee per person, few dollars per car. They have few natural and handmade bike routes for different skill levels, and long kayak routes - we rented kayak for 2 hours and didn't see half of it. Beware of mosquitos, prepare... More 

1 Thank Ilya K
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

Just an all around place to enjoy the beautiful weather from biking to jogging, kayaking, and everything in between.

Thank JamLam3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

I've gone kayaking, fishing and swimming here and love it! The sand is free of garbage & glass (which is huge for me bc i have a niece & nephew) & the trails to go kayaking offer a nice change of view. Must Try!

1 Thank Nathalie P
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

I have no words to express how cool is this park. You can rent a kayak, swim at the bay, ride a bicycle (great mountain bike trails), go fishing, suntan, make a barbecue, explore the mangrove canals and trail, you name. A MUST.

1 Thank Luis H
Coral Gables, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

I went with my husband, my 11 years old daughter and one of her friends. We rented a kayak and we made a whole round of the bay paddling during a very nice Sunday afternoon. We even saw dolphins jumping around in the water next to our kayak!! We jump on the water and swam to the beach also. Very... More 

1 Thank IngridHA1973
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

We only visited Oleta River State Park Briefly. We have driven by the entrance and perimeter on 163rd ST plenty of times and seen the massive mangrove forests. Oleta River State Park has one of the largest remaining mangrove forests in the Miami area. We were angered to find that this publicly funded park has an entrance fee. We were... More 

2 Thank MrMiamiExplorer
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

You could spend an entire day cycling, kayaking where you can actually go to a very popular sand bar less than five minutes away in which there are always boats with music and very friendly people also walking, swimming, making a BBQ ( they have grills all over the park). My favorite activity there is riding bike thru the trails... More 

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