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Miami River in Florida

Trip Overview

Miami River from Downtown up to Jet Island

If you want to see downtown Miami from a different angle this is your trip!

You can launch your kayak near Brickell Key and paddle upstream Miami River for almost 4 miles. The river is not as polluted as they say and the view of downtown and many cargo and river boats is great.

Be sure your stability control is good. You don't want to fall on this river since it has heavy traffic sometimes.


Restaurants on the way: GARCIA SEAFOOD...very good


No, river police approached me curious of seeing a kayak that far upstream but they were only that...curious


Take I-95 to calle ocho downtown Miami. park as close as Brickell Key as possible. launch from any of the edges facing Biscayne Bay

  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Group Rates: No

Locations on this Trip