Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on September 1, 2011
BEAT THE HEAT
Keep cool in the summer heat canoeing or kayaking Oleta River State Park’s calm waters. Choose from open water or mangrove trails. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Any day. Oleta River State Park, 3400 NE 163rd St., North Miami. $2-$6. Details: (305) 919-1844 or www.floridastateparks.org.
MAKE A SPLASH
Amelia Earhart Park offers a variety of outdoor activities. Mountain bike a 5.5-mile trail with challenging slopes and runs or practice a variety of water sports at the 91-acre lake. Learn to wakeboard with experienced coaches from the Miami Wakeboard Cable Complex. 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E 65th St., Hialeah. $6 parking fee. Fees vary. Details: (305) 685-8389 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
KAYAK THE KEY
Kayak and snorkel along Key Biscayne’s protected areas of Bear Cut Preserve. Spot tropical fish, eagle rays, sea stars and coastal birds. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. Crandon Park Vistors & Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $70. RSVP required. Closed-toe shoes required. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/ecoadventures.