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About Miami-Dade Parks

''Connecting people and parks for life.''

Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 270 parks and 13,573 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world. For information about Miami-Dade County Parks visit their website or call 3-1-1.

Miami-Dade County Parks is supported by The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department's efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County's world-class parks system for residents and visitors. Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities. Visit the Parks Foundation website for more information.

To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any Miami-Dade Parks sponsored program or meeting, contact Mary Palacios, 305-755-7848 or [email protected] at least 7 days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

ParkLife Magazine

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department invites you to discover the fun and adventure waiting for you at its diverse parks and attractions throughout Miami-Dade County. Our park facilities provide recreation space and equipment, as well as programming and activities for kids, adults, active older adults, and people with disabilities.

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Awards & Recognitions

Learn more about Parks achievement awards and recognitions.

Career Opportunities

Be a part of all the fun that's happening at Miami-Dade Parks! Individuals must be at least 17 years old to apply. All applicants selected for these positions will be required to successfully complete a drug/alcohol screen, and criminal background check prior to employment.

Citizens Advisory Committee

The Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Citizens Advisory Committee (PRCAC), mandated by Miami-Dade County, was created June 9, 1994, to enable local citizens to make recommendations to improve and promote parks facilities and programs in Miami-Dade County.

PRIDE Culture

PRIDE is about the culture of how we conduct business at Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces that embraces a ''Passion for Excellence''.

Rules & Regulations

Rules and Regulations adopted by the Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department.

Vendor Services

To get involved and become a pre-qualified service provider, there are two steps:

Short Term Event Permit Application

Events with Tents 10' x 12' or larger will need to submit a Short Term Event Application for ADA compliance review. Other permits may be required please check with specific park or venue for further requirements.


  • $50 Special Event Permit Review Fee
  • $10 Notary Fee

Filming or Photography Permits at Parks

Miami is a great place to work and play. Our parks and beaches attract many to use our facilities for photography and film. It is important to remember that we have rules and ordinances surrounding such activities. 

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