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Historic Virginia Key Beach Park

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Address: 4020 Virginia Beach Dr, Miami, FL
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+1 305-960-4600
07:00 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:30

Located off of Miami's Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne, this beach...

Located off of Miami's Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne, this beach features a vintage carousel and train ride.

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Virginia key

Nice uncrowded beach . Small area to hang out just over the bridge . Nice relaxing spot, even though you can hear the traffic going by to key Biscayne .

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Alexandria, Virginia
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Miami, Florida
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although it was nice to walk along the coast line of Virginia Key, we found the beach was very disappointing. It's nice to escape the city for quieter vibes and certainly doesn't feel like you're in Miami when you're there. I realise it's a historical park but if you're on the beach, there is literally nowhere you can buy a... More 

Thank vixjades
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The water and the sand was dirty, Broken glass and cans inside the water, very dangerous. The parking was so expensive for this careless beach.

Thank Fiorella M
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Fight you way they the traffic in Miami, to Virginia key . It is a lovely beach minutes from downtown Miami.

Thank Rebecca W
Sublette, Illinois, United States
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the park in our 40' Monaco RV for 3 nights during the 2017 Miami Boat Show. Daytime parking was $10. Overnight was $110 per night paid in advance with no hookups. The park closes at dusk and has nice beaches, picnic area w/charcoal grills. There is a Winn Dixie close by on Key Biscayne for charcoal and meat.... More 

1 Thank Kelly_Hicks_1963
South Miami, Florida
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visited this park for the first time yesterday. I had no idea it was there and was pleasantly surprised. Years ago in the segregation days it was the place where African Americans could go to the beach. Today, It is a very expansive park with nature walks, secluded beaches, picnic areas with grills and covered pavillons, and ristine mangrove areas.... More 

1 Thank Scott W
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Beautiful day on the beach. It was not crowded so we had the beach to ourselves. Water was nice and calm.

Thank sarahburr2017
Alexandria, Virginia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Nice uncrowded beach . Small area to hang out just over the bridge . Nice relaxing spot, even though you can hear the traffic going by to key Biscayne .

Thank alexandria_local
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth a trip to these beaches...less crowded and more secluded than Miami South Beach. Mangroves and trees create a backdrop rather than hotels and apartments. There are bike paths that take you out to the beach without having to cycle on the main road.

Thank Saimanjai
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome spot to relax and enjoy Miami and Biscayne Bay! Picnic tables. Concession stand and the trails have historical markers to show you the history of Virginia Key.

3 Thank WillIGoBack
Livermore, Colorado
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Really beautiful scenery and lotrs of beach and ocean to ponder. Can't believe 180 degrees over your back and there are the high rises of Miami

Thank M Richard M

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