Dog Friendly Activities in Jacksonville, FL

There are 35 dog friendly activities in Jacksonville. 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.

Pet Friendly Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens
Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens in Jacksonville, FL, is pet friendly. This 120-acre urban woodland is full of trails for you to explore and enjoy with your pooch. In addition, over 3 miles of rustic hiking trails wind quietly through a series of distinct ecological habitats. Chill out on one of the benches around the park, have a picnic and enjoy a day outside with your pup. See Details
Pet Friendly Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park Commonly referred to as Hanna Park, Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park in Jacksonville welcomes leashed dogs throughout the year in the park and at the beach. This 450-acre area 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. Fido must be on a leash at all times and cleaned up after. See Details
Ed Austin Dog Park Ed Austin Dog Park located in Jacksonville, FL, is a family sports venue and exercise complex. Follow the old golf cart trail for a 1.75 mile walk or take Fido to the 4 acre dog park for some exercise and socialization. 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
John Gorrie Dog Park of Riverside Park BringFido to run off leash at John Gorrie Dog Park of Riverside Park in Jacksonville, FL. There are two enclosed dog runs with water fountains, tennis balls and shade trees. The park is divided into separate areas for small and large dogs. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park is a dog park in Jacksonville, FL, where Fido can run, play and socialize. There are two fenced sections available, one for smaller dogs and one for larger dogs. Outside of the park, roam miles of trails with your four-legged friend. See Details
Riverside Arts Market Riverside Arts Market is a dog-friendly market in Jacksonville, FL. The open air market is held every Saturday, rain or shine. You'll find fresh produce and products from local artisans. Pets must be leashed, cleaned up after and kept away from food items. See Details
OceanWay Park OceanWay Park in Jacksonville, FL, is a shaded dog park that has separate fenced-in areas for large and small dogs. There is no water available, but there are plenty of trash cans and waste baggies for convenience. See Details
Ruby Beach Brewing Ruby Beach Brewing is pet-friendly. The long awaited downtown brewery allows dogs to hang out on the pet-friendly patio. Leashed dogs are welcome to chill on the patio while their owners sample one of 23 different varieties of beer on draft. See Details
Fort George Island Cultural State Park Fort George Island Cultural State Park is a pet-friendly recreational area in Jacksonville, FL. This historic area is located on the southernmost sea island and has harbored over 5,000 years of continuous human occupation. Bring Fido with you as you walk the historic grounds. Dogs are also permitted in The Ribault Club. See Details
Brewz Brewz, The Filling Station in Jacksonville, FL, is dog friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you sip on a tap beer. Brewz features a wide selection of local favorites and brews from around the world. See Details
Walter Jones Historic Park Walter Jones Historic Park is a pet-friendly park in Jacksonville, FL. See historic buildings on the St. John’s River with your pooch and take a stroll along the boardwalk. See Details
Hobby Lobby Take Fido along as you shop for seasonal crafts at Hobby Lobby, a dog-friendly chain store with a location in Jacksonville, FL. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome. Hobby Lobby sells fabric, ornaments, paints, decorations, cushions, photo frames and beautiful pieces for your home. Items within the aisles might be delicate or breakable, so keep Fido close to you when browsing. See Details
Springfield Dog Park Locals rave about Springfield Dog Park in Jacksonville, FL. This fenced dog park features benches, pavilions, plenty of waste disposal stations, doggie drinking fountains and a separate small dog area. See Details
Julington Creek Animal Walk Julington Creek Animal Walk in Jacksonville, FL, is a veterinarian facility that 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. See Details
Tabula Rasa Brewing Tabula Rasa Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Jacksonville, FL. Fido is welcome to join you for a pint on their expansive green space that surrounds the taproom on McCoy's Creek. Bring your own food or some delivered. Food truck and other special events schedule can be found on their website. See Details
Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park Dogs are allowed at Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park in Jacksonville, FL. The area is known for offering Longleaf Pine ecosystems of sandhill and scrubby flatwoods, basin swamps, and salt marsh creeks. Fido can join you on the pet-friendly hiking trails, picnic areas, paved park roads, parking lots, and multi-use trails. Dogs are not allowed along the shoreline. See Details
Big Talbot Island State Park Big Talbot Island State Park is a pet-friendly island off the northeast coast of Jacksonville, FL. There's a huge variety of scenery to take in on the island and the best way to do this is on one of the many trails. You can also relax at one of the picnic areas on the island. Dogs are not allowed on the beaches. See Details
Little Talbot Island State Park Dogs are welcome at Little Talbot Island State Park in Jacksonville, FL, one of Florida's last remaining undeveloped barrier islands. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the pet-friendly nature trails, hiking trails, paved roads, parking lots, campground, pavilions and picnic areas. One of the most popular trails is the Dune Ridge Trail Loop, winding four miles through dunes and marshes. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted on beaches or in the waters around the island. This rule is to protect the wildlife in the area. See Details
Pet Paradise Park Pet Paradise Park in Jacksonville, FL, is pet friendly. The first NFL dog park allows visitors to tailgate in style, with a pooch by their side. This one-of-a-kind NFL dog park gives Jags fans and their furry friends a safe, clean dog park right inside the stadium. The 2000-square-foot dog park is located in the south end zone of TIAA Bank Field. Feel free to stop by and see the pups at play in Paradise Park. There is even a great viewing area from the patio. The park features a large artificial turf play area, bone-shaped swimming pool and shady palm trees, and Pet Paradise staff and veterinarian onsite at all times. See Details