Florida City Canal

Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Florida City Canal ends in Homestead, Florida.

3 feet (1 meters)

7.83 miles long (12.60 kilometers)

About The Florida City Canal

Florida City Canal is a Canal located in Miami-Dade County, FL. Starting in the Florida City Canal flows 7.8 miles. The Florida City Canal has an elevation of 3 feet. Find maps, fishing guides and recreation info at Guidesly.


About Florida City Canal, FL

Florida City Canal is a canal and cultural feature located in the Miami-Dade County of Florida. Its drainage area is 12.5 square miles and it has an elevation of three feet or one meter. It drains to the C-103 coastal basin and canal and discharges to S-20F weir. The canal also drains the area used by the Homestead Air Force Base, the area below the C-103 basin, to the right of Old Dixie Highway and Card Sound Road, and west and north of L-31E.

The canal is also surrounded by or nearby the localities of Leisure City, Homestead and Florida City. Additionally, it provides passage from Biscayne Bay to Florida City. It has acted as a drainage system to protect communities from seawater encroachment and is a part of the 1960’s construction of the regional system of canals and levees that aimed to provide flood protection, water supply, and to support economic growth and development in South Florida.

Florida City Canal Fishing Description

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