Miami-Dade Parks reminds boaters to register for free Miami-Dade Marina SMS Alerts here or by texting “Join MDSMS” to 34292. This service keeps boaters up to date on on the following via email or mobile phone text alerts:
- hazardous weather conditions
- boat ramp closures/reopenings
- traffic conditions
- parking conditions
- best time to launch in order to avoid delays
- wait time at the boat launch
- availability and affordability of short-term wet slips for holiday weekends
Miami-Dade County Marina officials remind boaters to fully inspect their vessels. Verify that all equipment is in good, serviceable condition and that life jackets are on board.
Calling ahead to the Marina and planning your visit in advance is best. For a complete list of Miami-Dade Marinas visit the web page.