Oleta River State Park


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Oleta River State Park


Location:On Biscayne Bay, at 3400 NE 163rd Street, off I-95 in Miami.
Facilities:14 primitive cabins, bathhouse, youth group camping area, beach, fishing pier, 9 covered picnic pavilions, playground, mountain biking trails, hiking trails, concession offering bicycle and canoe/kayak rentals as well as snacks, public showers, restrooms.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, saltwater fishing, swimming, bicycling, hiking, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Florida's largest urban park, Oleta River is located on Biscayne Bay in the Miami metropolitan area. Although it offers a variety of recreation, it is best known for its miles of off-road bicycling trails, ranging from novice trails to more than 10 miles challenging trails for experienced mountain bikers.
Address:3400 NE 163rd St
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Phone:305-919-1846
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/oletariver
Size: 1,013 acres land; 20 acres water.

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The NBB area overlaps with the Oleta River State Park, harboring a critically endangered mangrove ecosystem subject to multiple water environmental gradients caused primarily by freshwater input from the Oleta River and coastal urban development in the cities of North Miami and North Miami Beach.
Such locations include Homestead Bayfront Park, Matheson Hammock State Park, Bill Baggs State Park, Oleta River State Park, Greynolds Park East, Dr.
Dodson said, “We are only planting one tree on the property today as a symbol that represents our efforts to plant many plants in the nearby Oleta River State Park that will not only offset all the carbon emissions created by the EcoGolf Tournament, but create wildlife habitat for a large variety of species of wildlife as well.