Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on July 5, 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 run 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 Twilight Cityscape Miami River Eco-Walk with HistoryMiami eco-historian Frank Schena tours Bayfront Park at sundown. Imagine the historic natural environment and see surprising urban wildlife. 6-8 p.m. Bayfront Park Fountain, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20 HistoryMiami members. $30 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.historymiami.org.