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Oleta River State Park

 About Oleta River State Park

Mangroves line the Oleta River.


Barry Stevens

It’s officially summer and the weather is beautiful. With all of this hot weather, it is a great time for getting out on the water. Kayaks, canoes and standup paddleboards are available for rent from the park’s concessionaire, the Blue Moon Outdoor Center. You might also enjoy a bike ride through one of the park’s 14 miles of off-road mountain bike trails or over 3 miles of paved trails. Mountain bikes, beach cruisers and children’s bikes are also available for rent. The trails offer a fun and challenging experience for all skill levels.

The park is host to a number of upcoming events including obstacle course and trail running races, park cleanups, festivals, fundraising walks, mountain bike and SUP races. Visit our Events page for more information.

Join a Park Naturalist for a free, guided, one-hour walk through several of the park’s unique natural communities and learn about the park’s history, ecosystems, plants and animals. Red-breasted mergansers, magnificent frigatebirds and black-necked stilts are just a few of the birds that have been seen in the park recently. Comfortable walking shoes, drinking water, sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended. Tours are available daily upon request. For information, please call the Ranger Station at (305) 919-1846.

For those who enjoy fishing, mackerel, snapper and redfish are biting. There is a fishing pier and several miles of the Biscayne Bay shoreline available for your enjoyment. Fishing gear and bait can be purchased at the Blue Moon Outdoor Center located within the park. For fishing regulations visit

On behalf of the entire Oleta River State Park staff, we welcome you to come out and enjoy this little piece of paradise and serenity within the heart of North Miami Beach.


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Oleta River State Park is located at 3400 N.E. 163rd Street, off I-95 in Miami.




  • Florida State Parks Pet Policy
  • Pets are not permitted in swimming areas, inside the Blue Marlin Fish House or inside the cabins. Service animals are welcome in all areas of the park, as required by law.