Dog Friendly Beaches in St. Augustine, FL

There are 7 dog friendly beaches in St. Augustine. 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 St. Augustine.

Pet Friendly Vilano Beach
Vilano Beach Dogs are welcome at Vilano Beach which is northeast of St. Augustine on the A1A Scenic and historical byway. Dogs should be on a leash at all times. Owners are required to properly dispose of all pet waste immediately. See Details
Pet Friendly Crescent Beach
Crescent Beach Located just three miles south of St. Augustine Beach, Crescent Beach offers plenty of sand and surf for you to enjoy with your pup. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Fort Matanzas National Monument Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans at the historic Fort Matanzas National Monument, including on the beach and trails. Dogs are not permitted on the ferry, in the fort, or in the visitor center, with the exception of service animals. See Details
Frank B. Butler County Park Frank B. Butler County Park features a dune walkover, off-beach parking, picnic tables, showers, and restrooms. Dogs are welcome to enjoy the beach with their humans, but must be leashed at all times. See Details
North Beach North Beach is a coquina-type beach with an accessible dune walkover, grills, restrooms, showers, off-beach parking, and seasonal lifeguards. Dogs must be leashed at all times while on the beach. See Details
St Johns County Beaches Beaches welcome dogs on leashes. Sunbathe, fish, or enjoy wildlife viewing along the 40-plus miles of pristine coastline and parks. See Details
Matanzas Inlet Bridge Matanzas Inlet Bridge is pet-friendly. You can park up on the east or west side of the bridge for access to the beach and inlet. Leashed dogs are welcome and can even get across to a nice sandbar for some off-leash fun. Gain access from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Mickler's Landing Mickler's Landing features wooden dune walkovers, grills, off-beach parking, showers, and restrooms on the pink, coquina-sand beach. Leashed dogs are permitted on the beach. See Details
St. Augustine Beaches All St Augustine beaches are dog friendly. Simply keep your pet leashed and clean up after them. Plenty of access points off of A1A. See Details
Old Salt Park Old Salt Road Beach Park is a popular beachfront park amidst the Ocean Hammock Resort, which also provides access to the coquina rock formations on the coast. There are plenty of parking spaces plus restrooms with outside shower. Although not too suitable for swimming, you'll find plenty of bathers and paddlers at this beach, and it is also a great spot to watch for whales. See Details
River to Sea Preserve Located on both sides of the A1A at Marineland, the River to Sea Preserve features 90 acres of protected maritime scrub environment with public beach access, walking trails, and ecological education opportunities. Leashed dogs are permitted to join their humans throughout the preserve. See Details
South Ponte Vedra Beach Recreation Area South Ponte Vedra Beach Recreation Area is located across the street from the South Ponte Vedra Fire Station, 2.25 miles south of GTM Research Reserve. Features include beach access, limited off-beach parking, picnic tables, and grills. Leashed dogs are permitted to enjoy the beach with their humans. For more information, contact Katie Martyn, (904) 209-0752. See Details