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“Really want to love it” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Oleta River State Park

Oleta River State Park
Miami, FL
305-919-1846
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Ranked #19 of 123 attractions in Miami
Type: Parks, Biking Trails, Bodies of Water
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Owner description: These trails, built on flat land, are full of technical challenges.
Plantation, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Really want to love it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Have been coming here all my life and while I really want to love it, as I love what it stands for, an undeveloped piece of real estate in south florida is rare, just isn't much for me here, the beach front is dirty and sits on the bay, there is nowhere great to enjoy the water views, the mountain biking trails are riddled with roots and difficult to enjoy, I haven't kayaked yet, maybe thats my next move, brink your bug spray.

Visited November 2012
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Pembroke Pines
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great spot for nature lovers and mountain bikers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

My husband and I love to bike the trails at this beautiful park, there are trails for every level from novice to expert with quick turns through trees and small jumps. The views along some of the trails of the river and the ocean are spectacular! There is even a place to rent bikes, kayaks and canoes for the day, they also sell essentials that you might have forgotten such as sunscreen and cold drinks. I especially love this park in the winter months because the weather is so much more bearable in South Fla during this time. They also organize a full moon kayaking tour which I've heard is a blast. There is also a small man-made beach for those that want to lie in the sand and read a book instead. There is a small fee per vechicle at the entrance. Also try to remember to bring your own drinks and snacks as it can add up purchasing them at the park.

Visited April 2013
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Quebec City, Canada
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17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Best beach for kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Went there in march with family and my kid. It is a small bay like cuba beach's.... No wave at all, kid can play in the sand without worry! This was the best place iv'e found in miami for lauderdale area... A must go! Beautiful fishs around!

Visited April 2013
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Hollywood, Florida
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“Small Beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

This water is not on the ocean, very small beach area...not that great. Perhaps good if you do not like crowds. I felt the air had a not so pleasant smell...I think it is near a treatment center.???

Visited June 2012
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Hollywood, Florida
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Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

I absolutely love this park, I visit once a week by boat and then head out to the Sand bar. There are lots of things to do like renting kayaks and riding the mountain bike trails. You am also just relax on the beach they have and bbq grill. A true gem

Visited April 2013
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