Map of the Black Creek Trail


Black Creek Trail

Black Creek Trail Florida map area

Black Creek Trail


8.7 miles


paved / unpaved


Miami, Cutler Bay, Homestead


channel for Black Creek, Southland Mall, residential neighborhoods, Black Point Park


South Dade Trail

Old Cutler Trail

Biscayne Trail



Regional Trails

The Black Creek Trail is an 8.7-mile long paved and unpaved pathway located on the south side of the Miami urban area. The trail follows the channel for Black Creek and extends from the zoo to the causeway at Black Point Park. The trail has a gap at State Route 1 where trail users will need to take a short jog to get to the next continuous section.


The Black Creek Trail has paved and unpaved sections. It is paved from the zoo to Black Point Park. The last section within the park is unpaved and leads out to the causeway that extends out into the wetlands along the shore. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking. There are a number of street crossings, but the trail has long stretch that are away from roadways.


The Black Creek Trail goes past the following neighborhoods in the Miami area: Richmond West, Quail Heights, Goulds, Cutler Bay and Homestead.

Points of Interest

The Black Creek Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Zoo Miami
Larry and Penny Thompson Memorial Park
Southland Mall
Black Point Park and Marina
Nearby Trails

South Dade Trail: the two trails intersect at a point to the southwest of SW 117th Avenue and Route 1.

Old Cutler Trail: the Old Cutler Trail can be reached by using the mult-use path alongside SW 216th Street for about 3/4 of a mile.

Biscayne Trail: the trails meet to the north of Black Point Park in Homestead.

End Points

The northwest end of the Black Creek Trail is located at SW 137th Avenue and SW 176th Street in Miami. This location is near Larry and Penny Thompson Memorial Park.

The southeast end of the trail is located at Black Creek Park along Coconut Palm Drive in Homestead.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Black Creek Trail in Miami-Dade County, Florida.