Dog Friendly Beaches in North Fort Myers, FL

There are 4 dog friendly beaches within 20 miles of North Fort Myers. 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 North Fort Myers.

Pet Friendly Gulfside City Park
Gulfside City Park One of the many pet-friendly beaches of Sanibel Island, Gulfside City Park is located near a City of Sanibel and Federal nature preserve. The beach is also home to threatened and endangered nesting shorebirds and sea turtles during much of the year. Dogs must be kept on a leash (maximum 8 feet) at all times, and owners are required by law to clean up after their pets. There are picnic tables, wash stations, and restrooms available, and an hourly parking fee is charged between the hours of 7 am to 7 pm (free after 7 pm). See Details
Pet Friendly Bowman's Beach
Bowman's Beach Bowman's Beach is a beautiful, dog-friendly, secluded beach in Sanibel, FL, with hiking trails. Amenities include picnic tables, grills, pay phone, bathrooms and bike racks. Dogs are allowed on leash. See Details
Causeway Islands Park Causeway Islands Park is pet-friendly. Consisting of two spoil islands built and used to link the mainland to Sanibel Island, this causeway bisects San Carlos Bay a short distance from the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River that allows bay and gulf side access. Leashed pets are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Lighthouse Beach Park Lighthouse Beach Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome on this beach, as long as they are cleaned up after. Parking is $5 per hour, unless you purchase a parking pass. This beach has restrooms, outdoor shower, ample parking and a nice sandbar to explore with your pooch. See Details