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Flordia State Parks Near Maimi

Information about Florida state parks in and near the city of Miami Florida.

Barnacle Historic State Park
This state park is focused around the historic home of early Coconut Grove settler Ralph Middleton Monroe. The home is called "The Barnacle", it was built in 1891, and it is now a museum open to the public. It is one of the oldest homes in Miami and it sill sits on its original foundation. The park includes five acres of landscaped grounds. Concerts and other special events are sometimes held here. Located at 3485 Main Highway in Coconut Grove.

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Main attractions at this state park are the one mile sandy beach and touring an historic lighthouse that was built in 1846. Visitors can climb 109 steps to the top of the lighthosue for views ofthe beach, the city of Miami, and Biscayne Bay. Guided lighthouse tours are offered twice a day and visitors can also view a short film. The Boater's Grill Restaurant is nearby, overlooking No Name Harbor. Located on Key Biscayne Island. From Miami take the I-95 highway to the Rickenbacker Causeway and drive all the way to the end.

Oleta River State Park
Recreational activities in this park on Biscayne Bay near the city of Miami. hiking trails, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, camping, air conditioned cabins, swimming, and fishing. Attractions in the park include a 1200 foot sandy beach and butterfly garden. Locatde at 3400 Northeast 163rd street off of I-95 in North Miami.

See also:
  • National Parks Near Miami
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  • Other Attractions in Miami



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