Amelia Earhart Park in Miami-Dade County is one of the largest parks in the city of Hialeah, with many activities for the entire family at this beautiful, 515 acre park with 5 lakes. Read this article about the NEW 2015 renovation of the playground into "Tom Sawyer's Island" play area! This whimsical, natural and exciting new playground will definitely keep the kids occupied and off the ipad!
The amenities at this park are endless:
Wakeboarding- 20 minute Tube Rides, a 2-seater coach, and 3 riders for an 1 hour where the Coach rides beside you behind the boat. Lessons and Rides are offered from $50 and end an hour before sunset. Amelia boasts a 90-acre fresh water lake equipped with two full-size cables and one two tower cable. The park also offers boat lessons behind the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23. Aktion Parks in conjunction with Miami Dade Parks & Recreation will be opening its Miami Watersports Complex in March 2015.
Mountain Biking Trails - there are 8 miles of bike trails for beginners, intermediate and advanced riders. Mountain Bike rentals are available.
Disc Golf - 18 hole frisbee golf course.
Soccer 5 mini-soccer complex providing a revolutionary small-sided game on enclosed 4G turf fields with bounce-back boards.
Fishing Pier - you will see many families fishing off of the pier year round.
Lighted Soccer Field - Many soccer leagues practice and play at the park.
Sand Volleyball Court - The Sand Volleyball Court is great for picnic games during the day as it is not lighted.
Picnic Shelters - with picnic tables and grills.
Dog Friendly Park - leashed dogs are allowed.
Bark Park - there is a specific park just for dogs and their owners. The Bark park is a 5 acre fenced park with green space, walking trails and dog water fountains. There is even a sectioned off area specifically for small breed dogs.
A neat feature of this park is the Farm Village. The Bill Graham Farm Village is a farm replica that was created to teach urbanized children about Miami Dade's agricultural past. There is a demonstration barn where you can watch horse shoeing, cow milking, and sheep shearing. There is a petting zoo, pony ring and a sugarcane press. There are pony rides available for a small charge on the weekends. Next to the barn is a working country store and a museum full of insects! This is a fun and exciting hands on learning environment.
From the children to the outdoor adventurer, water sports fans, and even your four legged friends, there is something for everyone to participate in at this park.
The park is located at 401 E 65 Street, Hialeah, Miami, FL