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

If you like kayaking Oleta River State Park is a perfect place for this activity. This park is beautiful and have kayaks and bikes for rent as well. It is also great for BBQ's and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like kayaking Oleta River State Park is a perfect place for this activity. This park is beautiful and have kayaks and bikes for rent as well. It is also great for BBQ's and family gathering.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been trying to go to the State parks if I'm in the area. That is the case with Oleta River State Park. We drove around the park - took about 10 minutes and it was interesting to see all the high rise buildings on the horizon and this little piece of nature in the middle of Miami. Amazing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This past Sunday we celebrated my son's 12th B-day with a canoe trip! We rented two canoes with an adult in each, one with two children and the other with one child. Though we, the parents, have kayaked before this was a new experience for the entire family. Our youngest is 8 and he did well on the water. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oleta River State is one of those well-kept secret places that offers a variety of recreational and scenic activities. Rent a canoe or a trail bicycle, or simply go on a hike in a world of waves, trails or wooded parklands. Located just off 163rd Street in North Miami Beach, about 9 miles north of downtown Miami, the park is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I love the park, its clean, nice, safe, well organized. Its very pleasant enjoy the day at the park.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great place for outdoor family fun. The beach is nice but is usually crowded. If you have a boat, there are some boat slips for you to use as well. However, my favorite activity here is the kayaking though the mangrove swamp. It's fun and beautiful too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

The perfect outdoor water adventure you can get! Very shallow water where you can just explore different paths on your cool bright orange kayaks. After kayaking for 2 hours as I did, it wasn't a doubt that laying out near the shore with complimentary tables and BBQ grill was just a great end of a long day. There are also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Beautiful State Park! It is very well maintained and has a lot of scenic trails and spots. Although the kayak/canoe rentals are a bit pricey, they are totally worth it! Especially to get those amazing views of the bay and get a unique Floridian experience!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

you have to pay to get inside the park i believe was $2 per person. Kayaking is very fun, a lot of of places to explore, water is shallow and just a lot of nature to observe, not so much wildlife though. I think i will come back for a little more kayak i did not try the bike path.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This park is amazing! You can do mountain biking, Kayak, biating, has a restaurant, you can swin in the beach, near FIU North campus, has many grills to bb-q, and tents for parties, etc Love this place!

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