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Oleta River State Park

 Activities at Oleta River State Park

Beaches

Beaches

Come relax or play on our beach. Please remember that lifeguards are not present on the beach, so swim at your own risk.

Bicycling

Bicycling

Oleta River State Park currently has over 10 miles of challenging, intermediate mountain bike trails. For the beginner, there are over 4 miles of novice trails and 3 miles of paved trail. The paved trail also offers great conditions for roller blading. 

Florida Bicycle Trails - A Guide to Florida's Top Paved and Off-Road Trails

Participation Requirements

Cabins

Cabins

Fourteen quaint little cabins, with covered porches and picnic tables, provide a great place to relax, with the convenience of being near shopping, restaurants and entertainment in Miami. Most cabins are equipped with one double bed, a bunk bed and air conditioning. Exceptions are Cabin 2, with one double bed only, and Cabin 3 with two sets of bunk beds. Cabin 1 is ADA-accessible. Linens are not provided. While cabins have no kitchens or bathrooms, a restroom with hot showers is located nearby.

For the guest's relaxation, televisions and phones are not provided.

Reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance through ReserveAmerica. Book Online or call (800) 326-3521 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) or TDD (888) 433-0287. Pets are not permitted in cabins.

There is a minimum two nights stay in cabins on weekends and holidays, either Friday and Saturday night, or Saturday and Sunday nights. A single Friday or Saturday night may be reserved only if the following Saturday or Sunday night is already reserved.

Cabin Rental: $55 per night, plus tax.

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Camping, Youth

Camping, Youth

The Youth Group Camping Area is available for organized youth groups 18 and under. One chaperone is required for every ten youth campers. There are three primitive campsites which can accommodate 30 campers each. Each site is equipped with two tables, a fire circle, restroom and cold water shower. There is no electricity in the primitive camp. There is a community pavilion for the youth camps to share. Pets are not allowed in the primitive group camp. A group representative must check in before 5:00 p.m. on the day of arrival. Firewood is available at the Ranger Station. Call the park for more information and reservations at (305) 919-1844.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing and kayaking is available. Paddling on the calm waters of Biscayne Bay adjacent from the Haulover Inlet. Several routes to choose from that consist of open water and mangrove trails and the Oleta River.

Participation Requirements

Concession & Restaurant

Concession & Restaurant

The Blue Moon Outdoor Center is open from 9:00 a.m. until 1-1/2 hours before sunset. The concession rents canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and mountain bikes. The store has general merchandise, bait and snack items. The Blue Marlin Fish House restaurant is located outside the park at 2500 NE 163rd Street and the hours are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Fishing

Fishing

The fishing pier is always a popular site for fishing as well as the shores of the park along the Intracoastal Waterway that borders the eastern boundary of the park.

Hiking/Nature Trail

Hiking/Nature Trail

Hiking trails are available.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Oleta River State Park currently has over 10 miles of challenging, intermediate mountain bike trails.

Florida Bicycle Trails - A Guide to Florida's Top Paved and Off-Road Trails

Picnicking

Picnicking

Nine covered picnic pavilions are available on a first-come, first-served basis or may be rented by reservation. The largest pavilion, "White Ibis," houses 24 picnic tables and includes electric. The rental rate is $160.50 per day, including tax. The remaining six pavilions each house 10 picnic tables. Water is available at the nearby restrooms. The rental rate for these pavilions is $133.75 per day, including tax. There is a $100.00 refundable cleanup deposit on all pavilion rentals. Contact the park office for availability and reservations.

Showers, Day Visitors

Showers, Day Visitors

Public showers are provided.

Swimming

Swimming

Visitors can enjoy the sandy beach and swim in the saltwater lagoon off Biscayne Bay. Please remember that lifeguards are not present on the beach, so swim at your own risk.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife viewing is possible at this park.