Located on Key Biscayne off the Rickenbacker Causeway lies an 82-acre barrier island called Virginia Key. The property belongs to the City of Miami and is maintained by City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department, the responsibility is shared in part with the Virginia Key Beach Trust who manage the historic portion of the beach front and oversee the preservation and future development of Virginia Key Beach.
The Parks and Recreation Department provides lifeguard supervision of their portion of the beach 7 days a week, 365 days a year and provide maintenance for the bathrooms and parking spaces for the beach area.
Parking & Admission Fees to Virginia Key Beach: (No Re-Entry)
- Automobiles – (April1- Sept. 30) $8 Weekends and Holidays & $6 Weekdays
- Automobiles – (Oct. 1- March 31) $6 daily
- Buses & Motor Homes – (Year round) $25 daily
- Mountain Bike Trail – (Year Round)
- Automobiles w/Bicycles $6 Daily (Additional bikes $1)
- Bicycles: $1 daily (when you are biking into the facility, not driving a car)
Recreation Hours of Operation:
Open 7:00 am – Sunset
In addition to the beaches and environmental restoration projects, the Virginia Key Beach Park area also offers a 7.1 MTB bike trail. Built through a collaborative effort with volunteers and City resources, the bike trail offers novice thru advances riders an opportunity to bike amongst native vegetation and along the coastal shores.
Last updated 11/16/16