Graham's first nature trail adventure
Our puglet discovering the many wonders of Florida's great forests.
Having a fun day at Jay B. Starkey park!
Graham's first nature trail adventure


Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park has 8,000 acres of nature trails that you can enjoy with Fido. There is also a bike trails that leads all of the way to Suncoast Parkway. Dogs are allowed only in day-use area only, and must be on leash no more than six feet in length. Owners are requested to pick up after dogs.


BringFido Traveler Rating

Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park has received a rating of 4.3 out of 5 bones by 4 dog owners on BringFido.

  • More than one year ago.
    Worth the drive from St Pete

    Such a nice shaded forest to hike around in with the pup in tow! He (and we) were very happy to have such a long and leisurely walk that wasn’t very busy at all and had a respite from the sun.

  • More than one year ago.
    Starkey Park

    Plenty of great paths, both paved and unpaved, with some shaded areas to rest and get water. Wish there was a better map of the trails though. Day parking is $2.

  • More than one year ago.
    Lots of room to walk

    Lots of long paths, roads and trails to walk. I try to avoid the paved trails since they have a lot of bicyclists. Walking the dirt roads is the best.

  • More than one year ago.
    Starkey Park

    Starkey is a beautiful park. There are miles of paved and unpaved trails to walk. They don't currently have designated dog areas and dogs must be on a leash. It's great if you want to take a long walk with your dog.

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