Welcome, Friends!

Come join us this Saturday - Nov. 11th
full info here

Membership Sale this Saturday at the Park
Pick up 5 pieces of litter + bring to the White Ibis pavilion = Special Eco Price for Friends of Oleta Membership (includes 12 Free park entries)!

Hurricane Irma Update
Our Gardens took a beating from Irma but we are cleaning up + adding native plants back in where we have new space from large fallen trees/branches...will you help us?  You can Join as a Friends with our Wildflower Power $20 + $2 membership:
includes 12 FREE PARK ENTRIES + one donated wildflower for our gardens! JOIN here

The Friends of Oleta River State Park is a dedicated and passionate 501(c)(3) nonprofit citizen support organization that sponsors events, raises funds, and advances the goals and missions of Oleta River State Park.

In 2017 the Friends Top Park Goal buzzwords are:
Citizen Science - Butterfly +Biodiversity Gardens -
Park Cleanups/Recycling - Better Bike Trails 
Best Volunteer, Recreational + Community Events
Urban Sustainability + Resilience Promotion
Want to know what we have been up to, read this new article from October 5 at VoyageMIA:

Interview with the Friends Board President on the Friends of Oleta click here

♻️ Recycling now happening at Oleta!!! ♻️

You can join in our recycling efforts on October 21st at Oleta for our 2017 ICC Mega-Recycling-Event! 

SUMMER is great time to JOIN the Friends of Oleta! Individual Membership = 12 FREE Park entrances for $20

We are RECYCLING at Oleta! Our pilot is inspired by the key idea that little steps by MANY can lead to IMPACTFUL CHANGE

want to Join Us? Oletaspfriends@gmail.com

Who should join? Anyone who values nature and community wellness; wants to improve access to adventure sports, outdoor fitness, and environmental education; and is driven to preserve and protect Oleta's vital natural resources should join in our mission.

 Join the Friends of Oleta River State Park now to help protect and preserve the Park for our community today and for FUTURE generations!

Contact Oleta River State Park directly here:


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Recycling Pilot launched! Look for bins near beach + pavilion areas!

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2016 Photos: Volunteers + Events

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Biscayne Times 2016 article on Oleta w/ quotes from the Friends of Oleta:

Down Time bErik Bojnansky



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