Dog Friendly Beaches in Bradenton Beach, FL

There are 4 dog friendly beach within 20 miles of Bradenton Beach. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Bradenton Beach.

Pet Friendly Fort De Soto Dog Beach Park
Fort De Soto Dog Beach Park The Fort De Soto Park has large fenced areas for both large and small dogs, including dog showers for those hot days. Dogs are allowed anywhere in the park on a six-foot leash, except on any beach. The Paw Playground area is the exception -- dogs are allowed on the beach, and they are allowed off leash on that area of beach. They can also run free inside the fenced areas. On a hot summer day, you can cool off your dog by hosing him down, and drinking water is available too. The park also has plenty for two-legged visitors too -- an old Spanish fort to explore, gorgeous parks, overnight camping with plenty of amenities, and picnic areas. The north beach was named "America's #1 Beach" in 2008 & 2009 by TripAdvisor. See Details
Pet Friendly De Soto National Memorial Beach
De Soto National Memorial Beach Bring your pet for a dip in Tampa Bay at this friendly beach, where dogs are allowed as long as they are on-leash. Outdoor showers nearby. See Details
Pass A Grille Dog Beach Per a 2016 ordinance, leashed pups are permitted on a designated section of beach south of the Merry Pier between First and Third avenues. Limited paid parking is available. See Details
Fort DeSoto State Park Fort DeSoto State Park is a dog-friendly beachside state park in Tierra Verde, FL. Escape to the white sands and crystal clear waters of this popular 1,136 acre park. There are 15 picnic shelters, restrooms, fishing piers, and playgrounds. There are several trails suitable for people and pups of any skill level. The dog park allows dogs to access the beach in a designated area, and there are two separate fenced areas near the beach for small and large dogs. The fenced dog park sections include water stations. A nominal fee is required to enter the park. See Details