Dog Friendly Beaches in Sarasota, FL

There are 2 dog friendly beaches in Sarasota. 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 Sarasota.

Pet Friendly Bird Key Park
Bird Key Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Bird Key Park, a pet-friendly park in Sarasota, FL. This park features a beach area, walking paths, pavilions, picnic tables, drinking fountains and more. Enjoy the view of the Sarasota Bay while you walk or sit with Fido! See Details
Pet Friendly Sarasota Boat Tours
Sarasota Boat Tours Sarasota Boat Tours offer dog-friendly charters for an unforgettable experience on the crystal clear waters surrounding Sarasota, FL. Step aboard the Sylvan Tritoon for a memorable excursion with Fido. Tours vary in length from a 2.5 hour sail at sunset to a 6 hour cruise. Sarasota Boat Tours will need to know the number and size of your dog(s) at the time of booking. Due to the warm climate, morning boat tours are recommended if bringing pets. See Details
Brohard Paw Park Brohard Paw Park is the only beach area in Venice, FL, where dogs are welcome. This dog-friendly beach offers doggy and human drinking fountains, dog showers, fire hydrants, leash posts, picnic tables, and benches. Please observe the posted signage stating where the dog beach ends. See Details
Fort DeSoto County Park Fort DeSoto County 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
Fort De Soto Dog Beach Park The Fort De Soto Park in St. Petersburg, FL, is a dog-friendly attraction. There are two fenced areas so both large and small dogs can enjoy off-leash fun. It also has dog showers for hot days. The rest of the park allows dogs on leash, except for the beach areas. The only beach area that allows Fido is the Paw Playground. Fort De Soto also has plenty for two-legged visitors, too. There is an old Spanish fort to explore, overnight camping with plenty of amenities, and picnic areas. See Details
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