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.