Dog Friendly Activities in Lakeland, FL

There are 13 dog friendly activities in Lakeland. 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 Lakeland.

Pet Friendly Lake Crago Dog Park
Lake Crago Dog Park Lake Crago Dog Park in Lakeland, FL is an off-leash area located within Lake Crago Park. The fenced area features separate sections for large and small dogs, a double-gated entry, benches, and shade. Please check the City of Lakeland website for updates on closures and holiday hours, and note that the dog park opens later on Wednesdays at 9am. See Details
Pet Friendly Silver Moon Drive-In Theatre
Silver Moon Drive-In Theatre Silver Moon Drive-In Theatre in Lakeland, FL allows leashed dogs to join their owners for a screening of the latest blockbuster. This pet-friendly attraction has been around for more than 70 years and has two screens for you to choose your favorite movie to watch. The only place that Fido isn't allowed to enter is the concessions stand. There is an admission fee for adults and children; Fido views for free! See Details
Bonnet Springs Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Bonnet Springs Park, a pet-friendly natural space in Lakeland, FL. Explore giant oak trees, beautiful streams, boardwalks, walking paths, views of Lake Bonnet and more at this blend of an urban and natural park. See Details
Colt Creek State Park Pet-friendly Colt Creek State Park in Lakeland, FL features 5,000 acres of native Central Florida habitat, including longleaf pine flatwoods, lakes and winding creeks, and thick cypress domes and open vistas. There are 15 miles of multi-use trails at the park for you and Fido to explore. Dogs must be on a leash at all times, and there is an entrance fee to visit. See Details
Swan Brewing Located downtown in Lakeland, FL, Swan Brewing offers 30 taps of great craft beer, live music, games and food trucks. Dogs are welcome to join you while you enjoy a house-brewed beer and a bite from a rotating schedule of food trucks. See Details
Lake Mirror Leashed dogs are welcome along the pet-friendly walking path that surrounds Lake Mirror in Lakeland, FL. Explore the beautiful path around this historic space in downtown, with plenty of benches to stop and take in the sights. See Details
Cook Park Dog Park Cook Park Dog Park is a great place to bring your dog for off-leash fun. This 18-acre community park in North Lakeland features a multi-purpose field, walking path, basketball court, modular playground and, most importantly, a dog park area for pups to play freely. The dog park is divided into a small and large dog section. Cook Park Dog Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Lake Parker Park Lake Parker Park is a pet-friendly recreation spot in Lakeland, FL. Bring Fido with you while you enjoy a leisurely stroll along the paved pathways, or have a relaxing picnic in the shelter or spacious green areas. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on a leash. See Details
Dog Leg Woods Dog Leg Woods is a dog park in Lakeland, FL. Located off Cleveland Heights Boulevard on the Southwest corner of Cleveland Heights Golf Course, this three-acre park features an area for small dogs and an area for large dogs. Park up at the 15-space parking lot near the park entrance, or in the south lot at Cleveland Heights Golf Course and use Three Parks Trail to get to Dog Leg Woods. Cleveland Heights Golf Course has a dog friendly back porch, so people can enjoy food and drink during their visit. See Details
Kirkland's Home Kirkland's Home is a pet-friendly retail store with a location at Lakeside Village in Lakeland, FL. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you while browsing their selection of home furnishings. Enjoy finding stylish options for your home with Fido, including a set of new accent pillows, furniture, wall decor, candles, blankets and more. See Details
Fort Fraser Trail The Fort Fraser Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Lakeland! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Fort Fraser Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit See Details
Swan Brewing - South Swan Brewing - South is a dog-friendly brewery in Lakeland, FL. Fido is welcome to join you at a table inside the taproom. There are 16 taps with plenty of variety to please every visitor. Visit their online calendar to view the food truck schedule and upcoming events. See Details
Lake Hollingsworth Leashed dogs can join you along the pet-friendly trail around Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland, FL. This 2.9-mile loop trail offers scenic views and plenty of space to stretch your legs and get some fresh air with your canine companion. See Details
Hillsborough River State Park Located just a few minutes down the road from Tampa, Hillsborough River State Park in Thonotosassa seems a million miles away from the urban sprawl. This Florida state park has four pet-friendly hiking trails to choose from, which are over seven miles in length. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you in most outdoor areas, but they're not permitted inside buildings. The park is open daily, and there is an entrance fee. See Details
Dinosaur World Dinosaur World in Plant City, FL is a dog-friendly attraction featuring over 150 life size dinosaurs in an outdoor museum. Allow Fido to join the family fun as you navigate your way along the dinosaur walk, cross into Deinonychus Island to see the raptors, enter the Skeleton Garden, or venture down Carnivore Boardwalk if you dare. Leashed dogs are permitted throughout the park with the exception of the museum building with animatronics. See Details
Keel Farms Pet-friendly Keel Farms welcomes leashed dogs to experience their 35-acre farm with you in Plant City, FL. Stop by for a wine tasting on their covered outdoor deck or learn the history of the farm on a tour. Open since 2003, this small family farm, winery & brewery produces blueberry wine as well as agrarian ale & cider. Enjoy their scenic orchards, blueberry fields, and pastures full of grass-fed cattle and chickens. They also have a limited kitchen for dining reservations, and are host to festivals and live music on weekends. See Details
Metals & Nature BringFido to Metals & Nature, a dog-friendly, two-acre wrought iron garden store with trails under mossy oak trees in Plant City, FL. Enjoy lunch at the picnic tables surrounded by handcrafted iron art and statuary. Leashed dogs are welcome, but make sure they're comfortable around peacocks and other wildlife. See Details
Edward Medard Conservation Park One of the largest regional parks in the county, Edward Medard Conservation Park in Plant City, FL is a dog-friendly area where leashed pups are welcome to explore. The park features both paved and unpaved trails, picnic pavilions, fishing, boating, and a campground. There is an entrance fee for visitors. See Details
Lower Green Swamp Preserve Lower Green Swamp Preserve is a pet-friendly destination in Plant City, FL. You and your pooch have many different trails to choose from, both short and long. Keep your dog leashed around other trail users. You may run into other dogs and horses on certain trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind by pups. This preserve is open every day of the week from sunrise until sunset. See Details
Grove Roots Brewery Leashed dogs are welcome inside the taproom and outside in the Biergarten at Grove Roots Brewery, a family and dog-friendly taproom in Winter Haven, FL. Their brewers use local ingredients to create exciting and innovative beers. In addition to their flagship brews, they offer a rotating selection of seasonal and special-release beers throughout the year. The Biergarten features picnic tables, lawn seating and a dedicated bocce court. Food trucks frequently visit and a schedule can be found on their website. See Details
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