Dog Friendly Activities in Jacksonville Beach, FL

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Jacksonville Beach, and 42 more nearby. 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 Jacksonville Beach.

Pet Friendly Jacksonville Beach
Jacksonville Beach Jacksonville Beach is a popular pet-friendly destination. Home to yellow sands and views of the crashing sea, dogs are allowed on the beach at any time from October 1 through March 31. However, dogs are not permitted on the beach between 9am to 5pm from April 1 through September 30. Your pooch must be leashed at all times while they are enjoying the beach and owners should clean up after their pets. See Details
Pet Friendly Paws Park in Wingate Park
Paws Park in Wingate Park Membership city dog park with large dog area, small dog area, handicapped parking, restrooms, automatic watering bowls, benches, trees, poop bag dispensers and waste bins. Park is closed on Thursdays for maintenance. See Details
Paws Dog Park Members only -- for membership application see website Paws Park is a membership playground for dog owners and their dogs! Enjoy an off-leash dog park with a large-dog area, a small-dog area, watering bowls, benches, and an educational bulletin board. Handicap accessible. See Details
Southern Swells Brewing Co. Southern Swells Brewing Co., located in Jacksonville Beach, FL, is a casual craft brewery and taproom that serves up a variety of tasty drinks. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a frosty pint. Southern Swells Brewing Co. is open Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 1am, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Super Bocce Spectacular 'Super Bocce Spectacular' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jonathan. Please contact host prior to booking if bringing Fido along so accommodations can be made to hold experience on a dog friendly beach. Your host will provide you with an overview and history of Bocce, as well as discussion about the area, beach weather, local culture and more. Water and shade are provided half-way for a break.Be prepared to be outside with limited shade for one hour. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. No experience required. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Confederate Point Dog Park Locals rave about this fenced off-leash dog park, which includes benches, pavilions, plenty of waste disposal stations, doggie drinking fountains and separate small dog area. See Details
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park Commonly referred to as Hanna Park, Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park welcomes leashed dogs throughout the year in the park and at the beach. This 450-acre park offers a water park, freshwater lake, pet friendly campground, hiking and biking trails, one of Jacksonville's best surfing beaches and more. Most areas of the park are dog friendly. Just keep Fido on a leash (8 feet or less) at all times, clean up after your pup, and obey all posted signs. There is a small fee for admission. See Details
Dog Wood Park Dog Wood Park is a 42-acre space (25 acres of which are currently fenced) that provides fitness, relaxation, and socializing opportunities for both you and your dog. Dogs can run off-leash to their hearts' content in a safe, controlled environment. The off-leash park offers both dogs and their people a variety of recreational and fitness amenities, including dog-swimming ponds, jogging/walking trails, and exercise equipment. Perhaps even more importantly, the off-leash park gives dogs a chance to socialize with others of their own kind. Dogwood Dog Park features the following amenities: a 2-acre swimming lake for dogs, 25 fenced acres with 6-foot chain link fence, huge fields for frisbee and throwing balls, a 4-acre shady area for those hot days, a dog shower for muddy paws, a 10-acre natural wooded area with nature trails, and a small dog area for dogs under 25 pounds with both sunny and shady sections, and Lake Fifi, a small dog swimming pond! There are also 4 lighted acres for use after dark (until 10 pm), a searate 3-acre area that can be rented for parties, playground equipment for dog-friendly kids, and a full agility course. 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
Julington Creek Animal Walk This veterinarian facility includes a beautiful 9-acre off-leash dog park with wooded hillsides, agility course, doggie swimming pools, and more. You will need to purchase Fido a membership to gain access to the park. Julington Creek Animal Walk is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 7pm, Saturday from 8am to 3pm, and Sunday from 2pm to 6pm. See Details
Veterans Park Dog Park This 3-acre area features separate fenced sections for large and small dogs. There are drinking fountains, a picnic shelter, Mutt Mittens poles, and plenty open space to enjoy playing catch. See Details
Ed Austin Dog Park An 18 hole golf course transitioned into a family sports venue and exercise complex. Follow the old golf cart trail for a 1.75 mile walk or go into the 4 acres of off leash dog park. See Details
Atlantic Beach Dogs are allowed on the beach during the day and evening. Dogs must be on leash unless both adult and pet are in the water together (see below). Pet owners must pick up and remove dog waste from beach and dispose of properly. No dog shall be allowed off the property of its owner unless the dog is fastened to a suitable leash of dependable strength not to exceed twelve (12) feet in length. Such leash must be attached to a fixed object or specifically held by a person capable of controlling the animal. On Atlantic Beach if dog and owner are in the Atlantic Ocean together, the dog shall be allowed to swim unleashed and then immediately put back on the leash before returning to the beach. This does not include walking the dog in the water. See Details
Fresh Prints Forest Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced private dog park, which gazebo and benches. Be sure to bring water. See Details
Atlantic Beach Dog Park Dog friendly beach but must be on leash no longer than 12 feet long. Must pick up any poop. See Details
Paws Dog Park at Davis Complex This fenced, off-leash dog park even has a pond where dogs can go for a cool swim on hot summer afternoons. See Details
OceanWay Park This shaded park has separate fenced-in areas for large and small dogs. There is no water available, but plenty of trash cans and waste baggies. See Details
Nocatee Community Park Multipurpose fields, pavilion, playscape, restrooms, tennis courts, Dog Park. See Details
Neptune Beach Dogs are only permitted on Jacksonville Beach and Neptune Beach before 9:00 a.m. or after 5:00 p.m. Dogs must be on a leash and have a current rabies tag. Dog owners must clean up after their dogs. Dogs are allowed anytime on Atlantic Beach, but must also be on a leash no more than 12 feet long. See Details
Bark Boutique Bark is located in Historic 5 Points Riverside, one of the most dog friendly areas in Jacksonville, Fl. We first opened our doors in September of 2009! We are an Urban Dog Retreat, Boutique and Grooming Salon. Our products include Grain-Free foods, baked goods, awesome collars and leashes, chic pet beds and cozy blankets, stylish pet apparel, unique toys, sleek pet carriers, fabulous feeding bowls and grooming accessories and much more! 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
Kanine Social Kanine Social is an indoor and outdoor park in Jacksonville, FL, where dogs and their owners are welcome to stay for a beer, a game, or a whole day. This is more than just a park for your pup to socialize in, there's also a craft beer and coffee bar so you can catch up with your human friends over a hot or cold one as well. The two parks on site are 7,000 square foot each, and the indoor park is climate controlled for those hotter days. There's a separate play area for small dogs on site and three self wash bathing stations for when they're done playing. Dogs who want to stay and play can do so for one price. Memberships are available. See Details