Oleta River State Park

North Miami Beach, FL

National Parks
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Address: 3400 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33160, USA How do we get there? Number: 305-919-1844
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About this activity

Did you know that Oleta River State Park is actually Florida's LARGEST urban park? Pretty special! The Oleta River can be found on Biscayne Bay, in the busy Miami metropolitan area.It's quite an oasis!

Oleta River State Park has a host of recreational activities for all ages, however it's best known for the miles of off-road bicycling trails. Whether you're a novice or ready for a challenge, there are trails for you.

But we did say there was a host of activities, and that there is! 

At the north end of the park, along the Oleta River, you'll find a large stand of beautiful mangrove forest preserves native South Florida plants and wildlife. 

The best way to explore more of this amazing natural area is to actually get out onto the river! Canoeists and kayakers can paddle the river to explore, or you can take a dip to cool down, swimming is popular from a 1,200-foot sandy beach.

All of the above is possible for all families, as you can rent canoes, kayaks and bikes too. 

Want to take it easy? Just enjoy saltwater fishing, also another popular activity!  Got more energy again? Take to the trails and enjoy a hike!

For overnight visits, the park has rustic, air-conditioned cabins. 

Adventure, the great outdoors, activities and so much more at Oleta River State Park. And it's just waiting for YOU!

Activity location


Located at 3400 NE 163rd Street, off I-95 in North Miami.

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How much does it cost?



$6.00 per vehicle, limit 2 - 8 people.



Same as adult


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Oleta River State Park FAQ’s

Take a picnic! There is plenty of space to enjoy your lunch, and it's beautiful too!

It's worth noting that lifeguards are not present on the beach, so swim at your own risk.

Take water to keep hydrated!

They are committed to providing a host of accessible amenities, including beach wheelchairs, beach access, restrooms, portions of the butterfly garden, picnic pavilions, grills and more

Helmets are highly recommended for all cyclists and Florida law requires helmets for cyclists age 16 and under.

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