Oleta State Park

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14
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Intermediate

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4
elevation (ft)
6.2
avg mph
256
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AVERAGE RATING
4.09 out of 5
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added by Guest on December 31, 2002
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Great Trail..... VERY technical trail. A whole lot of switchbacks....roots, rocks and more rocks. Turns with drop offs....whoops, and a lot more! Great Trail if you like technical. About 12 miles long. Good work out!
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alorti2000 on September 15, 2014
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Review: Great single track trail, lots of roots, loose rocks.
Slippery when wet, what more can you ask.
For dry trail without obstacles, go else where

Similar Trail: virgina key

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pico26 on August 18, 2014
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Review: great trails.....needs some tlc....after all the rain we"ve been having, dry for the most part. the few muddy patches in the usual spots.....and for Gilligan's Island trail> should be close 3/4 of the way in 2 foot high water. just skip it all together (until dry autumn season)

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sean_toffey on July 17, 2014
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Review: Love this place. You'd never know it was there, tucked away in such a metropolitan area. Trails are very well maintained. Lots of rocks and roots, but still lots of flowy trails. Be sure to check out giligan's island. Best trail there.

Similar Trail: Markham park

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pico26 on July 16, 2014
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Review: Great trails for being Florida and all. nice & long, distance wise. very rocky and full of roots, but worth it on so many levels. the best trail has got to be 'Gilligan's Island". take a breather before you even go in. it's only 2 miles, if not under...but IT WILL KICK your a$$.

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Guest on July 10, 2014
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Review: First time at Oleta. Fast, decent, well kept trails. Rental facility at Oleta doesn't have clips for mtn bike shoes, big let down. Couldn't use my mtn bike shoes. Would have had a lot more fun if they'd had the pedal clips.

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CyberBomb on May 29, 2014
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Review: My learning grounds. A great spot to pick up skill w/ a challenge for every rides. Just cause Florida is flat doesn't mean this park is...

Similar Trail: Markham Park

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eyejustamazeyall on January 30, 2014
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Review: Good long trail with a lot of options as far as difficulty. Very technical, not flowy. Lots of roots, will definitely test ur hams on some sections. Plenty of switchbacks, man-made features sprinkled throughout. Careful with Gilligans Island u might get lost in there! Fun, challenging, skill-building trail. On-site bike shop with rentals and a bike wash.

Similar Trail: Santos, Virginia Key

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pototo on January 12, 2014
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Review: Great trails system, they need maintenance and update but great park

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juanvzla1969 on December 13, 2013
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Review: Great trail, needs more and better maintenance.
Please get someone to do something about it

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mountainbikeDAN on November 30, 2013
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Review: This park is awesome !!! It was a little wet today but it was still fun. I love the downhill section, you really go down fast. Lots of roots and small white rocks. This park is great for riding of all ages and skill levels. There are novice trails, great intermediate and sick downhill. Overall this is a great park in the eyes of a 13 year old.

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Steelman on November 25, 2013
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Review: Many trails are rough, rooty and rocky. Better suited for a FS bike than a hard tail. All and all pretty decent trails. Just too rough with little flow.

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dcluley on October 24, 2013
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Review: Rough, rooty, rocky, pick your line xc trails. No elevation, and not much tech save for Delerium in the back. Those trails in the back had a bunch of wood ramps that were pretty much unridable after a decent rain. . . raw wood with mossy growth on it felt like somebody dumped KY liquid all over them, and really sketchy slinging you off the side of elevated ramps. Would be fun if dry though. I liked the challenge of picking my way up rooty climbs on a hardtail 26er.

Similar Trail: Sinkhole at Santos for miles

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rocketbracket on October 1, 2013
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Review: Lack of maintenance on some trails. I havent been there in a while. My favorite trail Wildfire is totally overgrown, apparently new park management couldnt care less about it.

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johngataride on June 1, 2013
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Review: Definitely worth the visit. Hit it today in a light rain and it was great. The place is pretty cool from the start. A big parking lot with an on-site bike shop ( always a bonus) and a bike wash. Warm-up trails in the front will allow for a ton of speed, and the trails I the back will wear your a-s out! The back four trails - the Ridge/Gilligan's Island/Killer Fern/Edge of Delirium - are about five miles of some techy, tough, slow stuff. Lots off drops, tight jumps, some log hops quick climbs and tons of roots. Probably too much for 26 bikes - with the tight roots and perma-rock garden feel - but my Stumpy FSR 29er gobbled it up. Got a pinch flat, but that was my own fault for running my tubeless below 20 PSI for all the roots. Inflated 'em to 25 and had no issues. Took 20 seconds off my ride. No biggie Try to hook up with a local if you can. All MTBers are nice people. Get one to lead ya around. I followed a yocal thru the front and zipped thru the intermediate stuff. He split when it started to rain. Yep, right about the time I strapped it on and headed up the Rudge ...

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sirozzie on May 21, 2013
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Review: Have been here In years its was great ride I enjoyed it not as rough as markham it was great workout on the intermediate I recommend it

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amiram00 on March 9, 2013
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Review: These are probably the most fun trails in south florida. Some pretty technical advanced trails with fun obstacles and great scenery.

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alyanne on January 28, 2013
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Review: I was really impressed with this find. I doubted Miami could have real drops, and it managed to challenge me. The black diamonds are more like intermediate at any other park north of lake okeechobee. Lots of tight turns, they really packed a lot of course into a small area. If you need relief, a wider park path can take you to open water and mangroves. Less than a mile from the beach, or col off in the intercostal.

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mige0523 on January 24, 2013
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Review: Good trail went once but I got a flat half an hour in to it. Lots of drops and rocks come prepared to fix a flat :/ from the parts that I rode it seems like a lot of fun for someone tired of the beginner trails

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Bdiggi on June 27, 2012
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Review: Definitely technical, lots of roots, rocks and sharp turns. The tropical storm that just rolled through made it a bit soupy but fun... Good times!

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sebastien on June 11, 2012
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Review: My review of Oleta may be lower because I also rode Amelia Earhart the same day. First off, Oleta cost $4 to get in. The trails are VERY bumpy and slow. The system is a real backbreaker. I ride Markham all the time and WILL NOT RETURN to Oleta

Similar Trail: Amelia Earhart, Markham Park

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Mjacobs852 on June 10, 2012
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Review: A fun day for every rider. A little bit of everything. Could be signed a bit better.

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MysticKJ on April 17, 2012
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Review: My favorite South Florida trail system. Very rooty and moderately technical. There is an excellent advanced trail in the back that is about 4 miles long and is pretty much a non-stop obstacle course. Overall, there are about 16 miles of trails with something for all skill levels.

* Review edited 5/19/2012

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enu99 on March 14, 2012
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Review: this trail system was at one time fun but it has become so rooty and rocky that every time i go there i wish i would have gone somewhere else. with some serious attention and a lot of new dirt it could be great again.

Similar Trail: go to amelia or markham

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G8rbiker on July 23, 2011
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Review: Have to agree with many below: Not my favorite, and sometimes the roots and rocks get on your nerves, but overall it's a very good ride/workout. There is a trail in the back that seems like it's ~3 miles itself - very fun, bring water!!! Now with my full-susp., it will probably feel a lot different!! Park/parking has all the facilities you need.

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luisz90 on April 5, 2011
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Review: Itís not my favorite park. It is a very big network but the trails donít have any flow they seem very tight, and confusing. Some trails have been recently changed in some parts its better but they took out my favorite part which where the only ramps (jumps) in the whole park. The trails are a great work out and you will be beat after riding the whole park.

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rich67 on April 5, 2011
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Review: Technical, short, but enjoyable. I liked the fact these trails offered a challenge, but eventually the roots and loose rocks got on your nerves. We rode the whole trail network (skipping only a couple), and it just didn't seem long enough. Some trails didn't have good flow-you climb, drop a short ways, then you're back on the brakes into a hairpin- way too tight at times. If you go, bring a kayak or rent one and enjoy some of the other things at the park- it's really beautiful out there. Bike wash and a small store for supplies. Six dollars to get in- meh, I'll probably stick with Markham next time I come down to Miami.

Similar Trail: Flatwoods in Tampa, Santos-nothing as crazy as Alafia or Boyette.

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ktmillerfla on April 4, 2011
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Review: Rode this trail for the first time yesterday. Great, long ride but lots and lots of roots an rocks. The park is awesome and the trail system is fantastic and on a par with Markham. I saw people ranging from groms of around 11 yrs old to men in their 50's and all ages in between. This trail will wear you out - and that's a good thing!

Similar Trail: Markham

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Kenhmays on January 18, 2011
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Review: Rode it yesterday in the rain. The ride was great but the rain made the roots and the wood really slick. Still worth the trip from West Palm though. The ride was great.

Similar Trail: Markham Park

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mfattah on December 3, 2010
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Review: great trails can really make day of being at park...great veiws and place to chill after great ride...

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dustyg314 on November 28, 2010
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Review: I love this place. it almost makes me want to move to Miami. Great trails well mantained lots of flow,a trail here to match any ridders skills.bike wash down area,rental cabins,little shop with cliff bars,h2o,tubes,ect. this should templet that every trail uses.

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feldmoon on November 25, 2010
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Review: i work nearby and ride oleta 3-4x a week.......it's a great workout. Very technical, yet not to dangerous....there are trails for almost everybody...beg to advanced.....if one rides the whole "loop" it is about 16 miles!!! for flat south florida, this is a GREAT trail!

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mit227 on September 28, 2010
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Review: I come here often and enjoy the eclectic mix of trails. Even on a bad day the intermediate trails are quite fun. Gilligan's Island for the better days with some challenging runs. Only problem is that it gets flooded very quickly!

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yocee on September 19, 2010
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Review: yesterday (sat.) my husband & I tried Oleta, for the first time, we were exhausted at the end, the trails for the intermediate were challenging for us, we ended up walking the trail called "gator bank" after my husband took a tumble. We were beat at the end, a real work out, we were there for 2 hrs. the place was so big to us we hardly saw other riders, mostly cuz we were going around in circles, lost. We'll be back for more tourture! Almost forgot: We were told that "gilligan's island" is rough any one been to this part of the park. We didnt go yet next time, becuz we were too tired! * Review edited 9/19/2010* Review edited 9/19/2010

* Review edited 9/19/2010

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Klavier on August 30, 2010
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Review: To be honest, I think all the roots and rock in the trails are a little annoying. We got lost a couple of time inside the trails because we could not follow the trails sometimes. This park is good for an after-work workout and to build endurance. That's why I wouldn't give this park the full 5 stars. I can't believe it is number 2 in the entire FL state.

Similar Trail: Markham Park in Sunrise, FL

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bonkedagain on July 19, 2010
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Review: The high rating could have something to do with ositoking and others repetitively putting five stars on the trail. One rating is enough!

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Grumpy_Cyclist on July 19, 2010
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Review: Based on this website Oleta is the 22nd best mountain bike trail in the USA? Ahead of Dupont NC, Frutia CO, Santos FL, Tsali? You're kidding me right? I hope no one here actually believes this ranking. This trail is good for South Florida but I doubt is even the top ten for Florida let alone the entire USA. This trail has one tiny hill and is otherwise as flat as a board. It's not particularly technical aside from trying to keep upright riding across the round baseball sized rocks and it's built in swampland. Virtually every trail system in GA, SC and NC is an order of magnitude better than anything in South Florida.

Similar Trail: All of these florida trails are better: Ocala, Gainesville San Felesco, Alafia, Tom Brown Park Tallahassee.

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Crowbar12 on April 7, 2010
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Review: More changes at Oleta.....the jumps at Area 51 have been rerouted with a new trail and a reverse in direction. Personally I liked it better before the change, I used to really look forward to hitting the only real dirt jump in the park. I was told that people were getting hurt, so the park decided to delete it, too bad. This is still a great trail and I want to pass a huge thank you to the trail builders for making the most of the sometimes challenging terrain that they had to work with.

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GrahamR on March 29, 2010
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Review: This is a Great trail. I ride at least once a week.

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awboardman on February 16, 2010
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Review: I love Oleta, it's very technical with all sorts of roots, rocks and minor elevation changes. There isn't a whole lot of speed to be had out there but there's a big time workout. It has to be more then 15 miles of riding, I rode for 3 hours on sunday and only rode one trail twice. Gilligan's Island was closed.....but I went on it anyway, there's downed trees blocking the paths and part of the trail is underwater from recent rainfall. If you ride in South Florida this is one is not to be missed!!!!!

Similar Trail: Markham

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ositoking on January 10, 2010
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Review: I've been riding Oleta trails for the past 10 years, Ride like an Animal!!! The park is best known for miles of off-road bicycling trails. Oleta River actually has more than 15 miles of singletrack.

Similar Trail: Markham Park, Alafia River State Park

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GoKite5 on November 24, 2009
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Review: Track length is nice, some small technical challenges, but overall fairly moderate. Great track for beginners getting more serious. Loses points for the awful roots, and when it rains its almost unbearable. Actually kind of impressive considering it is in the middle of a major urban city where landfills are the highest elevation.

* Review edited 7/25/2010

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rocketbracket on May 6, 2009
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Review: giligans will be closed on 05-10-09 early for the race. should reopen around 10-12

Similar Trail: markham park , amilia

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billtimmy on January 8, 2009
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Review: Oleta is my favorite place to ride in South Florida. There many trails that offer something for everyone and accommodate many riders so you're not constantly in traffic. It's technically demanding in parts but allows bypasses for less skilled (nervous) riders. If you choose, you can spend hours in Oleta without repeating a trail and leave when your energy, or will to live, has expired.

* Review edited 1/8/2009

Similar Trail: Markham Park, Sunrise, FL

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ositoking on January 4, 2009
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Review: Congratulations to the Ositoking team, 2nd place winner in the sport team category at the 2009 12 Hours of Oleta. The trail is in good condition with some improvements.

Similar Trail: Markham Park

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Nemesis72 on December 29, 2008
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Review: ROOTS,ROCK REGGAE!!! I just rode this trail with my wife and 11 year old son. Was not impressed at all, I've ridden trail from WA. to NC and i have never seen/felt so many rocks and roots, these suckers are big enough to stop you in your tracks and or throw you for a loop, majority of the ride was unclipped, since i did not feel like eating rocks, mixed with roots.Heck i was so p***ed, that i could hardly enjoy the ride. But i know this is Miami, not NC or CO. where the trail systems are true single tracks, i dont think that i will ride this trail again anytime soon.

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ositoking on July 27, 2008
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Review: The park is in good shape. There have been some improvements to the entrance of the first trail. It is more fun and advanced. If you can finish in less than an hour, you are a pro.

Similar Trail: Markham, Alafia, Santos

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JackPompanoBeach on June 2, 2008
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Review: My home turf..Technical and fast at points! Will surely get you ready to go to GA/TN or out west and ride, as you won't really find terrain this tough! Not a lot of man made obstacles which I like, as Markum Park has....

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o.galban on March 20, 2008
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Review: im new to mtb im hooked !!!!!!!!!

* Review edited 3/20/2008

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eliwestfall on February 8, 2008
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Review: This was single-handedly the most technical trail i have ever ridden. just when you think you're going to get a break, it pounds you once more. this trail was well worth the headache that is miami traffic. i live in central florida, which is good b/c if i lived in miami i would lose my job and go hungry as i would spend all my time on this trail.

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ositoking on December 31, 2007
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Review: This trail has something for everyone. It's hard enough to keep the experienced guys entertained and there are easy parts for the beginners. Great variance in the trails. Hills, technical areas, bridges and drops, and that wonderful big jump in the back.

Similar Trail: Markham Park, Alafia River State Park

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Jcd75 on October 4, 2007
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Review: A beginner to intermediate trail that will have you smiling and might even surprise you. Some fun trails located within an incredible state park that even has a beach, located in North Miami Beach. Fun trails with a 4 mile long trail called Gilligans Island that is probably the most technical at the park. Park is not 4 miles as stated, trail is more like 14 miles. Peaks, Christams tree, and Robinsons ridge which is the one that leads into are 51( I think) are fun rides. My son (9years old)loves GoldShtick. Very clean park and trail has several bike wash stations. Definately a must do. BUT if you want TECHNICAL with LOTS of drops, try Markham Park in Sunrise.

* Review edited 10/4/2007

Similar Trail: Markham Park

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Guest on April 15, 2007
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Review: Descent trail. Intermediate at best. Great for endurance.

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danno346 on April 10, 2007
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Review: Rode this park this past weekend for the first time in a few months and it was fun to be back out there. A lot of the trails have new signs on them to mark them and have been cleaned up. Though it did seem that there were a lot more roots exposed this time around, but I think that's because of the weather conditions down here right now. It's a good ride, definitely hit this one up if you have the chance.

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ositoking on March 30, 2007
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Review: I rode this trail and it is in excellent condition. Great maintenance has been done on it. Hundreds of volunteers work to built a new trail going for a couple miles long. They reopened the trail that was closed and made it more challenging. Oleta River is actually a total of 14 miles, not 5 like in the description.

Similar Trail: Markham park

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Major813 on February 19, 2007
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Review: Pretty Good Park....I rode quite a few trails here. I really enjoyed Peaks, Robinson's Ridge, and Gilligan's. This park is good for Beginner to Intermediate Riders. If you want very technical check out Markam Park in Weston (about 40 min away)

Similar Trail: Alafia River State Park

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danno346 on February 1, 2007
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Review: The Broward County webpage for Quite Waters park says they are going to start working on the trails in Spring of 2007. I think they're doing their camp grounds first, and once those are finished they are going to start the trails. I haven't seen or heard anything else on it.

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randy_schneider on February 1, 2007
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Review: I rode it on Sunday. You were dead on that it's a good distraction from the Dade/Broward parks. Too much sugar sand and way too much fish tailing. Great scenery though. Saw snakes on the path so be careful wiping out. Let me steal some more information from you. Do you or anyone else know when Quite Waters is reopening?

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danno346 on January 31, 2007
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Review: Randy, sorry it took a while to get back to you. I would say Dickinson would be 4th, but that's because I haven't been there in about a year or so. Dickinson has a good mix of trails. I remember a lot of sand in some areas but the ranger trail had a lot of log climbs and there were a couple bridges. The Osprey I think was the one that pretty much winded around the wooded areas with not a lot of climbs but with a lot of twists and turns. And by the lake I think there were a lot of roots to ride over. I wouldn't say not to go up and ride it though. It's an hour and a half but at it's a good break up of the few trails down here. Dickinson is sponsored by a Mountian bike club too, it's called Club Scrub. They have skills camps there and maintain the trails. Their webstie is www.clubscrub.com. I think they have forums and stuff on the site so you can talk to other people that might have ridden more recntly than I have.

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randy_schneider on January 19, 2007
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Review: Danno what did you think of Johnathen Dickinson? Where would you rate among the the four parks? Been thinking of riding but worried of an hour and a half drive andthe park is a dud.

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danno346 on January 18, 2007
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Review: I just rode here again on MLK day. The trails are in good condition and they seemed to be working on one or two of them while I was there. The trails are a good mix for everyone. I'm still fairly new at trail riding but I've been to Oleta, Amelia Earhart, Jonathan Dickinson, and Markham, and i would rate this park the best out of the four. But like the one review said. I would definitely stay away from the Rocky mile. That one was just a trail that wound back and forth over nothing but rocks.

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randy_schneider on January 18, 2007
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Review: there was a race here a few weekends ago. Can anyone tell me hoe it turned out? Great park will be there this weekend hopefully

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darrenco on December 16, 2006
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Review: great technical trail

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randy_schneider on December 13, 2006
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Review: stay away from rocky mile and you'll have a great time. ridden it a couple times and haven't been disappointed. I'm a hardtailer so it can be rough on certain body parts, but you'll get used to it. make sure to try area 51 a couple of times it's lots of fun. You can make a day of the trip they have awesome kayaking also.

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ositoking on October 9, 2006
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Review: Florida's largest urban park, Oleta River is located on Biscayne Bay in the busy Miami metropolitan area. Although it offers a variety of recreational opportunities, the park is best known for miles of off-road bicycling trails, ranging from novice trails to challenging trails for experienced bicyclists. Along the Oleta River, at the north end of the park, a large stand of beautiful mangrove forest preserves native South Florida plants and wildlife. Canoeists and kayakers can paddle the river to explore this amazing natural area. Swimming from a 1,200-foot sandy beach and saltwater fishing are also popular activities. Picnic tables and grills are available. Nine pavilions can be rented for a fee. All have water, and the largest one has electricity. Visitors can rent kayaks, canoes, and bicycles. The park has a loaner system for bicycle helmets. For overnight visits, the park has rustic, air-conditioned cabins and a youth campground for organized groups. Located at 3400 NE 163rd Street, off I-95 in North Miami.

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deesnats on October 3, 2006
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Review: Totally for beginners. The trail is well maintained and hard packed. Nothing thrilling going on but I'm sure it is a good place to host races. There are no downhills or steep climbs so don't look to be challenged.

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simplyalf on September 11, 2006
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Review: I visited the tail today and found it to be an excellent ride. There are more than 10 different trails out there that work out to be super fun. I reccomend this trac over Markham park which is in close proximity.

Similar Trail: Markham Park

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ositoking on August 14, 2006
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Review: technical trail with plenty of turns and nice decent climbs. trails are clearly marked and well maintained. awesome cardio workout! some of the trails are pretty bumpy cause of tree roots. the park has a nice mix of trails overall. great ride any way you look at it. park also has a beach so you can cool off after the ride.

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diogenes on July 13, 2006
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Review: Oleta Park, tiene buenos circuitos, para los principiantes como para aquellos, que tienen experiencia, La ubicacion del Oleta es Excelente y lo considero el Mejor de Miami

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scottjhay on June 25, 2006
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Review: Definitely a good ride if you like techincally challenging rocky and rooty terrain. A lot of switchbacks. Definitely need to keep an eye open for small stumps in the middle of the track!!! Overall it is still a good ride for Miami

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tony-williams on June 7, 2006
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Review: Full suspension bikes are manditory if you want to really enjoy this trail, for there are alot of rocks, which get old after a while. The expert trails are by far the worst single tracks in the United States. They are absolutely horrible. If you want a challenge at Oleta, ride the intermediate trails and bounce back and forth over the millions of rocks. However, there are on or two decent jumps that help you endure the remaining hours there. These are good trails only if you like going fast over extremely easy, but rocky, terrain.

Similar Trail: An alley.

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Rene on May 8, 2006
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Review: We LOVE Oleta!! My husband and I are fairly new to mountain biking, but have fallen in love with the sport. We go to Oleta twice a week and the novice trails have become fun and fast, although the intermediate are still challenging and we are walking some of the time! Have not even attempted the expert! Excellent, clean and lots of fun!

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ositoking on March 24, 2006
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Review: I ride this trail today. It is in very good condition. Some of the trails are still closed. Most of them are opened though. If anyone need a bike, they have bikes for rent.

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Guest on November 15, 2005
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Review: Good News Everyone Oleta River has opened approxiamtely 8 mile of trail! Please note that they do have some races coming up though. Here are those dates: November 20th & 27th and December 4 & 18th. They will open those days after 2 pm so come on out and race or ride later.

Similar Trail: I have to say Only Oleta and for those who know me understand why.

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FFPM103 on November 4, 2005
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Review: Just want to let folks know that at this time due to Hurricane Wilma, Oleta has been closed for repairs. I am trying to find out about some other parks in South Florida.

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ositoking on October 8, 2005
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Review: This park is the greatest that any city would want to have. There are many trails to ride from beginers to pros.

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Guest on July 23, 2005
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Review: Not a bad trail. the intermeidate was a lot of fun the expert was closed when i went. Not a lot of roots although some trails have rocks. There are a lot of good areas to jump and get some speed. Good place for average riders to test there ability. Enjoy

Similar Trail: York river state park virginia this one is for experts

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Lando_Grifin on June 25, 2005
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Review: Located ina beautiful state park, great network of trails, of varrying difficulties. Great for noobs.

Similar Trail: Markham Park Quiet Waters Park

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FFPM103 on January 7, 2005
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Review: I think Oleta is great. I started riding there two years ago, and although I consider myself a novice still! I have learned alot of technical skills there and still learning. Trails are well marked so you have an idea as to what your in for.

Similar Trail: Ameila State park.

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mountainbke_bro on December 2, 2004
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Review: antoter great trail in fl. the home of the catus cup.

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Guest on September 8, 2004
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Review: technical trail with plenty of turns and nice decent climbs. trails are clearly marked and well maintained. awesome cardio workout! some of the trails are pretty bumpy cause of tree roots. the park has a nice mix of trails overall. great ride any way you look at it. park also has a beach so you can cool off after the ride.

Similar Trail: markham(broward)

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Snowball on August 2, 2004
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Review: This is a great Florida park, it has variation of trails, awesome outdoor and beach views. Various levels: Novice, Intermediate and some Expert. This park even has really nice bayside cabins for rent. It is one of the best South Florida Parks.

Similar Trail: Quiet Waters Park Ů Deerfield Beach, FL Jonathan Dickinson State Park - Hobe Sound, FL

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Guest on May 27, 2004
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Review: This trail rocks. great for cardio and some technical. The expert trail is out of control. I thougt I new what I was getting into and decided to run this one after the intermediate. I was exausted. It really put a hurtin on me let alone all the road rash. Would not recommend to the medimum intermediate. This park is clean and well kept for Miami, a real diamond in the rough and worth the drive.

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Guest on May 4, 2004
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Review: Some Tecnical in new trails (Giligan Isld) I usually change my tires when is raining alot of roots. Nice beach for the end

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Guest on March 2, 2004
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Review: Oleta is awesome!!! To ride the novice trail u have to know how to ride bike good. For the Intermediate trail u have to know that you're gonna fall sometime. And for the Expert trail...when they mean expert they really mean expert. Before I went on the expert trail i thought iwas an expert mountain biker but when i saw all the scratches and bruises all over my body i figured out i was barely an Intermediate.

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Guest on February 3, 2004
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Review: Well I just moved to Orlando, and I don't think there is no park better than Oleta. I use to go every Sat and Sun with all my friends to mountain bike. I wish i was in Miami. But now I'm a mom...but soon or later I'll be back in track.

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: I think this is the best South Florida trail, which is faint praise. It is fairly technical in some places and is long and fast enough to get a good workout.

Similar Trail: Markham Park

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: A surprisingly well-designed and challenging trail that makes the most of South Florida's limited terrain and open land. Located within North Miami Beach's Oleta State Park, this trail system features approximately 12 miles of singletrack connected by fireroad. The singletrack ranges from mild to moderately challenging. While there are a few dips, drops and steep hills, most of the challenge comes from the loose and rooty terrain and the narrow, twisting trails. While a novice can complete this loop, a few trails, most notably High Pass and Davie's Trail, may make the going a bit tough. The trails are coral rock or clay, and most wind though a dense forest of Austrailian pine and mangrove. Most are shaded and many offer views of either the Intracoastal Waterway or the black, creepy Oleta River. The trails are well-maintained and expanding by about 2-3 miles each year. While not as challenging as nearby Markham Park, Oleta is a solid trail system and worth a drive.

Similar Trail: Broward's wondeful Markham Park and Palm Beach's Quiet Waters park and K-Mart Loop

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: For someone who lives less than 5 minutes from oleta park and goes riding 2 to 3 times regurly per week you'd think i'd be bored of the awesome singletrack this park has to offer none of the trails are hard enough so that a begginer can ride or easy enough that a vet would get bored but the courses are just so weel designed that you will find yourself riding the trails over and over again each time improving your speed on each try && dont forget about the fattire annual event hosted at the park every year in april they host races and have booths some of which sell parts at very cheap prices . i highly reccomend this park to any one in the miami area who always wanted to try mountain biking but thought that they never would because of the flat land throughout south florida or even pros looking to stay in shape thisis a park for everyone

Similar Trail: Markham Park and Quiet Rivers Park

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: They have expanded the trail to 9 miles now. It was my first time there and the directions should say: exit on state road 826 not 326. That posed for a bit of confusion. The trail is VERY technical There's a novice or intermediate trail. They all link together though. There's even a bike wash station which is great. Tons of roots, fast turns and Tons of rocks at the end. I recommend wearing gel gloves. My hands are killing me. For being in Miami this trail is excellent. It's definitely worth the drive for me.

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: Beautiful, fun single track. Well maintained, great berms. Go for a swim afterwards.

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Oleta State Park MTB Trail 4.09 out of 5 based on 90 ratings. 90 user reviews.
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