White St and Atlantic Blvd
Key West, FL, US
Key West, FL, US
Higgs Beach Dog Park Overview
Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced Key West dog park, which includes a separate area for small pets, grassy open spaces, shade, and benches.
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Average Rating:Higgs Beach Dog Park in Key West, FL, US has an average rating of 3.0 based on 4 member reviews.
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Tuco_the_Chiweenie in Philadelphia PA USA
Just like it says this park has large and small dog areas and water available. It's decent, not very clean but acceptable. The people at the small dog area were so nice, mostly locals but visitors are welcome to sit in the chairs already in the area and chat away while the dogs play or hide under the chairs for some shade. About 7 dogs in the small area when we got there. In large area was a big lab mix and a big Doberman. Didn't see any problems. There was a warning on the gate that kennel cough was going around and not to enter if you dog had it or any symptoms.
sufficient dog park
skinny-minny in key west, fl
although there are no bells and whistles, key west dog park is a great place for you and your furry friend(s) to run, play, relax and socialize. divided into 2 separate fenced in areas(large and small) with multiple water bowls to quench the pooches thirst. there are also water fountains for human consumption, but they are usually soiled with bird feces, so I recommend you bring your own beverage and enjoy the comfort of the many picnic tables and pavilions. have fun! there is a portion of higgs beach across the street that you are welcome to bring your leashed dog and the water is great for a dip/stroll/swim during low tide.
Not a Beach at all!
Emily in Key West
Higgs dog park is a great park, but its not a beach. Its not even on water. Across the street is the AIDs memorial pier to walk on but the ONLY reach beach in key west is the one next to louies ackyard. This park is seperated big dogs and and little dogs, has water fountains. shaded spots and sunny ones and is pretty well maintained. Be aware of others though there was a bog bite incident there recently and the man and his dog ran off leaving the gentleman bit not knowing if the vicious one was even vaccinated.
Nancy in Gabriola Island BC
Having just come back from the vet with $150.00 bill for a gaping wound, 5 staples to close it and medication, after my dog received "nip" from a slobbering, ill behaved Rottweiler, i would give this park one bone with the exception that on certain days its okay. Basically, too many of the owners have unruly and aggressive dogs. I'm tired of owners saying "they're just playing". I know the difference between agessive and bullying to play. Way too many pitbulls, dog walkers bringing 8 or more dogs at a time and sitting on tables chatting and texting instead of minding their dogs. When I took my dog to the vets today after receiving a nip from a rotweiller that ended in 6 staples to close the wound and the owner of the Rotweiller telling me it was "just a flesh wound", i'll not be going back unless there are only a couple dogs there with responsible owners. It's a free for all, with the owners taking too much of the laid back (read neglectful) owners telling me to "relax" while their dogs take chunks out of my babys skin. Beware. The vet and her workers told me they get "tons" of dogs at the clinic from fights at that park. Out of towners beware. The people who live here and who are in the know do not take their dogs there. Aggessive dogs and breeds and neglectful owners adds up to a stressful time at the only off leash park in Key West. If you love your baby, avoid.