The best time to enjoy Miami’s outdoors is during the fall when the humidity has subsided, and the temperatures are more moderate. The walking and hiking trails around Miami offer stunning views of the city and its natural surroundings. So, lace up your sneakers or hiking boots and explore some of Miami’s most beautiful natural landscapes!
Biscayne National Park
This national marine sanctuary is home to several native bird species and offers some of the best hiking trails in South Florida. In fact, people say that walking through Biscayne National Park is like hiking in a tunnel through a tropical forest.
Oleta River State Park
Famous for its miles of biking trails and fantastic nature trail encircling the park. Hike through mangroves, gumbo limbo trees, and the beach while keeping a lookout for great blue herons and pelicans.
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Located at the tip of Key Biscayne, this state park is a nature lover’s dream. It features a beautiful, windswept beach with a historic lighthouse. The park also offers nature trails on the western end, winding through the mangrove wetlands and the coastal strand.
Located on the beach in Key Biscayne, this park is full of fun outdoor activities. Take a self-guided walking tour along a mangrove boardwalk that leads to a charming fossilized reef overlook. Or, take the guided tram tour of Bear Cut Preserve. For something unique, go on a historic nature walk, and come face to face with butterflies and native birds.
Virginia Key Historic Beach Park
A popular spot for walkers, joggers, and cyclists, this park is located on the west side of Key Biscayne. With a nature trail that runs along the beach and across a shaded hardwood hammock, this park is the perfect place to take an afternoon stroll and enjoy Miami’s natural beauty.
Matheson Hammock Park
A great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this park’s hiking trail features rugged terrain and tropical trees in one of the area’s remaining portions of an ancient hammock. If you work up an appetite during your visit, stop into the iconic Redfish Grill.
Get out there and explore Miami’s fantastic hiking trails this fall! You won’t be disappointed. And if you discover a neighborhood that speaks to you, let’s connect. The MJR Groupe strives to always be of value to our clients.