My wife and I kayaked at the Oleta River State Park. From the mangrove tunnels out to the bay it is simply delightful.
There is a real fitness emphasis at the park compared to other Florida State Parks I have been to. Tons of bicycle riders and kayakers all enjoying the scenery.
Im so glad I chose this location to kayak. Its an oasis in the urban jungle of Sunny Isles/North Miami Beach. When you are out in the bay you will see large yachts and the nearby condo/hotel towers.
This is NOT the park you would choose for quiet isolation but for convenience and location nearby to Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
Didn't see much in the way of wildlife but it was very busy the day we went on a Saturday.
I would highly recommend Oleta as a outdoor alternative to the nearby beaches. I had more fun here than I did there.
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