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Oleta River State Park


3400 NE 163rd St]
Oleta River is the largest urban park in the Florida State Park System. There is abundant marine life, diverse bird populations and some of the most impressively large mangrove trees. Students also learn about the economic success of this beautiful state park, with attention to creating a balance between urban needs and natural systems. And not to mention the very thrilling kayaking experience! To learn more visit:

2008-09 Statistics
89% of students have never been to Oleta River before 90% of students stated they enjoyed this immersion
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Immersion Photos


What Students Had to Say

It was great to see fellow classmates excited about the experience they would have never came if it was not part of the curriculum.

Kayaking was fun.


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