Travelers are voting North New River Canal as the best canal near Miami. There are 1 canal near Doral a city just 30 km from Miami and 2 canals near Opa Locka which is 30 km distant. The most popular of these are North New River Canal near Doral and Hillsboro Canal in Opa Locka. You can find 5 canals in Florida and 70 canals in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Florida is North New River Canal and Keweenaw Waterway is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of canals near Miami.