Best lakes in Miami

Check out the top lakes in Miami, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Anne Kolb Nature Center
1. Anne Kolb Nature Center
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52 local reviews
751 Sheridan St, Hollywood
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+1 954-357-5161
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Jennifer
Anne Kolb Nature Center in Hollywood is an especially good choice for those who enjoy walking on nature trails…
Marc
When the Anne Kolb Nature Center opened on February 10, 1996, it was the culmination of a lengthy process that…
Angel
The Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park's 1,500+ acres of coastal mangrove wetlands -- one of the…
1. Anne Kolb Nature Center
1. Anne Kolb Nature Center
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52 local reviews
751 Sheridan St, Hollywood
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+1 954-357-5161
Jennifer
Jennifer
Anne Kolb Nature Center in Hollywood is an especially good choice for those who enjoy walking on nature trails as it features a variety of…
Marc
Marc
When the Anne Kolb Nature Center opened on February 10, 1996, it was the culmination of a lengthy process that involved many years of…
Angel
Angel
The Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park's 1,500+ acres of coastal mangrove wetlands -- one of the largest urban parks in Florida -- is…
2. Matheson Hammock Park
2. Matheson Hammock Park
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48 local reviews
9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
+1 305-665-5475
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Marie
Matheson Beach is great for beginners, or those who simply enjoy a peaceful practice session. Matheson Hammock…
Chris
630 acres urban park and beach in metropolitan Miami known for it's breezy sheltered beach with a man-made…
Sharon
Fishing Kiteboarding Atoll Pools Beaches Fishing pier Kite-Boarding Lakes Marinas Picnic Shelter/Pavilion…
2. Matheson Hammock Park
2. Matheson Hammock Park
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48 local reviews
9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
+1 305-665-5475
Marie
Marie
Matheson Beach is great for beginners, or those who simply enjoy a peaceful practice session. Matheson Hammock Park is a lovely scenic park…
Chris
Chris
630 acres urban park and beach in metropolitan Miami known for it's breezy sheltered beach with a man-made atoll pool that accommodates new…
Sharon
Sharon
Fishing Kiteboarding Atoll Pools Beaches Fishing pier Kite-Boarding Lakes Marinas Picnic Shelter/Pavilion Restaurants Restroom Wet Slips
3. Markham Park & Target Range
3. Markham Park & Target Range
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20 local reviews
16001 West State Road 84, Sunrise
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+1 954-357-8868
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Gisela
Outdoor park with a shooting range, lakes, trails, bikes, R/C Airplanes and tons more. Great outdoor fun and…
Newman Hospitality
666-acre park featuring11 miles of bike trails plus a model airplane field and lakes for jet skiing.
Carlo
666-acre park featuring 11 miles of bike trails plus a model airplane field & lakes for jet skiing.
3. Markham Park & Target Range
3. Markham Park & Target Range
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20 local reviews
16001 West State Road 84, Sunrise
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+1 954-357-8868
Gisela
Gisela
Outdoor park with a shooting range, lakes, trails, bikes, R/C Airplanes and tons more. Great outdoor fun and super close to the house.
Newman Hospitality
Newman Hospitality
666-acre park featuring11 miles of bike trails plus a model airplane field and lakes for jet skiing.
Carlo
Carlo
666-acre park featuring 11 miles of bike trails plus a model airplane field & lakes for jet skiing.
4. Snyder Park
4. Snyder Park
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13 local reviews
3299 Southwest 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
Open · Closes in 21 minutes
(954) 828-4585
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Michael
Bark Park (Dog Park) Basketball Court Butterfly Garden Disc Golf Course Dog Swimming Fishing at West Lake…
David
Swimming for dogs is available at Snyder Park’s East Lake. Dog Swim is closed on the first Tuesday and…
Rudy
With lakes and nice pick nick areas.
4. Snyder Park
4. Snyder Park
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13 local reviews
3299 Southwest 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
Open · Closes in 21 minutes
(954) 828-4585
Michael
Michael
Bark Park (Dog Park) Basketball Court Butterfly Garden Disc Golf Course Dog Swimming Fishing at West Lake (catch and release only)…
David
David
Swimming for dogs is available at Snyder Park’s East Lake. Dog Swim is closed on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of each month for water…
Rudy
Rudy
With lakes and nice pick nick areas.
5. West Lake Park
5. West Lake Park
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29 local reviews
1200 Sheridan Street, Hollywood
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+1 954-357-5161
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Eli
This lakeside park has a marina with canoe/kayak rentals, a playground, ball courts & picnic areas. Best place…
C.Benita
West Lake Park offers recreation and sea kayak rentals for the outdoorsy types. Enjoy waterways and…
Patty
West Lake park has paved bike paths, tennis courts, playgrounds, and boat rental.
5. West Lake Park
5. West Lake Park
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29 local reviews
1200 Sheridan Street, Hollywood
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+1 954-357-5161
Eli
Eli
This lakeside park has a marina with canoe/kayak rentals, a playground, ball courts & picnic areas. Best place to rent a paddle board from…
C.Benita
C.Benita
West Lake Park offers recreation and sea kayak rentals for the outdoorsy types. Enjoy waterways and mangroves.
Patty
Patty
West Lake park has paved bike paths, tennis courts, playgrounds, and boat rental.
6. Pinecrest Gardens
6. Pinecrest Gardens
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32 local reviews
11000 Red Road, Pinecrest
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 305-669-6990
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Craig & Mónica
The park includes a variety of sites including a Botanical gardens, butterfly exhibit, swan lake, petting zoo,…
Jocelyn
Beautiful lush garden, old Miami, small lake, Japanese fish pond, walking trails. Great for romance or for…
6. Pinecrest Gardens
6. Pinecrest Gardens
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32 local reviews
11000 Red Road, Pinecrest
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 305-669-6990
Craig & Mónica
Craig & Mónica
The park includes a variety of sites including a Botanical gardens, butterfly exhibit, swan lake, petting zoo, children's playground, and a…
Jocelyn
Jocelyn
Beautiful lush garden, old Miami, small lake, Japanese fish pond, walking trails. Great for romance or for discovering with small children…
7. Topeekeegee Yugnee Park
7. Topeekeegee Yugnee Park
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23 local reviews
3300 N Park Rd, Hollywood
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+1 954-357-8811
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Sue
Nice park to explore, walking and running paths, volleyball, tennis courts, basketball courts, waterpark, lake…
Jacqui
Sophie's favorite place on earth. Bike, rollerblade, kangoo, walk, run, or jog around the 2.8 mile lake from…
Connie Rae
Beautiful Park with spring fed lake just minutes away, with jogging/walking track, work-out area.
7. Topeekeegee Yugnee Park
7. Topeekeegee Yugnee Park
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23 local reviews
3300 N Park Rd, Hollywood
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+1 954-357-8811
Sue
Sue
Nice park to explore, walking and running paths, volleyball, tennis courts, basketball courts, waterpark, lake in the middle of the park,…
Jacqui
Jacqui
Sophie's favorite place on earth. Bike, rollerblade, kangoo, walk, run, or jog around the 2.8 mile lake from 6am-6pm 364 days per year
Connie Rae
Connie Rae
Beautiful Park with spring fed lake just minutes away, with jogging/walking track, work-out area.
8. Tropical Park
8. Tropical Park
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12 local reviews
7900 SW 40th St, Miami
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 305-226-8315
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Jose
Wonderful space for people in Miami and all who visit us. Ample parking and facilities to enjoy. Trails for…
Laly
City park offering miles of paved biking & hiking paths plus boating & fishing in 4 separate lakes.
Lida
From walking through lakes to playing tennis, soccer, basketball or rowing in the lake.
8. Tropical Park
8. Tropical Park
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12 local reviews
7900 SW 40th St, Miami
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 305-226-8315
Jose
Jose
Wonderful space for people in Miami and all who visit us. Ample parking and facilities to enjoy. Trails for jogging or walking. Numerous…
Laly
Laly
City park offering miles of paved biking & hiking paths plus boating & fishing in 4 separate lakes.
Lida
Lida
From walking through lakes to playing tennis, soccer, basketball or rowing in the lake.
9. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
9. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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88 local reviews
10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:30 AM
+1 305-667-1651
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Jodie
Sizable horticultural destination with a guided tour via tram, water features & a butterfly exhibit. This…
Miriam
Gorgeous botanical gardens, with walking paths, lakes and amazing rare trees and plants. A great day activity…
Diana
83 acres of tropical flora, 11 lakes, an exotic butterfly conservatory and Chihuly sculptures scattered…
9. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
9. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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88 local reviews
10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:30 AM
+1 305-667-1651
Jodie
Jodie
Sizable horticultural destination with a guided tour via tram, water features & a butterfly exhibit. This place is so huge and packed with…
Miriam
Miriam
Gorgeous botanical gardens, with walking paths, lakes and amazing rare trees and plants. A great day activity. Often the weekends feature…
Diana
Diana
83 acres of tropical flora, 11 lakes, an exotic butterfly conservatory and Chihuly sculptures scattered around. One of the most famous…
10. Snake Warrior Island Natural Area
10. Snake Warrior Island Natural Area
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10 local reviews
3600 SW 62nd Ave, Miramar
Closed · Opens Tuesday 8:00 AM
(954) 357-8776
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Rachel
This 53-acre natural area is a popular bird watching spot & offers a trail, benches & picnic table. As you…
Jodie
This 53-acre natural area is a popular bird watching spot & offers a trail, benches & picnic table. As you…
10. Snake Warrior Island Natural Area
10. Snake Warrior Island Natural Area
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10 local reviews
3600 SW 62nd Ave, Miramar
Closed · Opens Tuesday 8:00 AM
(954) 357-8776
Rachel
Rachel
This 53-acre natural area is a popular bird watching spot & offers a trail, benches & picnic table. As you walk around the area it is easy…
Jodie
Jodie
This 53-acre natural area is a popular bird watching spot & offers a trail, benches & picnic table. As you walk around the area it is easy…
11. Ingalls Park
11. Ingalls Park
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3 local reviews
735 SW 1st St, Hallandale Beach
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
(954) 457-1450
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Jodie
Great park for the community, has a playground for kids, track for running or walking, lake full of turtles…
11. Ingalls Park
11. Ingalls Park
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3 local reviews
735 SW 1st St, Hallandale Beach
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
(954) 457-1450
Jodie
Jodie
Great park for the community, has a playground for kids, track for running or walking, lake full of turtles and fish, nice gazebo to sit…
12. Oleta River State Park
12. Oleta River State Park
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156 local reviews
Oleta River State Park
Maria Elena
Great for boating, hiking, biking, swimming, or spend a nice day by the lake and bb-q.
Luis
Kayak, mountain bike, hiking and lake all at walking distance from complex
12. Oleta River State Park
12. Oleta River State Park
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156 local reviews
Oleta River State Park
Maria Elena
Maria Elena
Great for boating, hiking, biking, swimming, or spend a nice day by the lake and bb-q.
Luis
Luis
Kayak, mountain bike, hiking and lake all at walking distance from complex