Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on June 28, 2012
BEAT THE HEAT
Keep cool in the summer heat canoeing or kayaking the calm waters of Oleta River State Park. 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.
The "Moon over Miami Beach Eco-Walk" tours South Beach through Lummus Park with eco-historian Frank Schena on the new beachwalk and old wooden boardwalk. Hear the history of the area’s Native Americans, pioneers, developers and environmentalists. 7-9 p.m. Seagull Hotel, 100-21 St., Miami Beach. Advance reservations and payment required. $20 HistoryMiami members. $30 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.historymiami.org/tours.