Dog Friendly Activities in Lakeland, FL

There are 11 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 DiOGi Park at Loyce E. Harpe Park
DiOGi Park at Loyce E. Harpe Park Your pet will love to play off-leash in this fenced dog park, which includes doggie water fountain, agility equipment, fire hydrants, and a separate small dog area. See Details
Pet Friendly Crago Dog Park
Crago Dog Park Off leash park with water and shower, and restrooms for humans. 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Kirkland Home Store They let me come in with my small dog when I leaned in to look at a window item. See Details
Benson's Canine Cookies Welcome to your neighborhood bakery for cats and dogs. We offer fresh baked canine and feline treats, pet supplements, holistic dog and cat foods, and other products. Stop by today and meet with one of our experts! See Details
Colt Creek State Park Dogs are welcome at Colt Creek State Park. This park is 5,000 acres of native Central Florida habitat, including longleaf pine flatwoods, lakes and winding creeks, and thick cypress domes and open vistas. Fido can make friends, at a distance, with some endangered species in the park as well, such as the gopher tortoise and the Sherman’s fox squirrel. There are 15 miles of multi-use trails at the park for you and Fido to explore the interesting wildlife and habitat. Colt Creek State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. The fee for entrance into this park is $4 per vehicle. See Details
The Doggie Bag - A Pet Boutique The Doggie Bag is a stylish pet boutique store in Lakeland, Florida. Dogs are welcome to join their owners to peruse the aisles of interesting items, including premium pet foods, treats, supplements, toys, and more. They also offer a dental cleaning service in-house, so Fido can deal with their doggy breath and get advice from a licensed veterinarian on how to maintain their pearly whites. Check their website for specific dates for this service. The Doggie Bag is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm, and Saturday from 9am to 4pm. See Details
Silver Moon Drive In Silver Moon Drive-In allows leashed pets to join their owners for a screening of the latest blockbuster. They've been there for more than 70 years and have 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. Showings are at around 8:45pm and 11pm in the evenings. The price for an adult ticket is $5 and a child can watch for $2. Fido views for free! 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
Dog Leg Woods Dog Leg Woods is a dog park in Lakeland. 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. Dog Leg Woods is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. 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
Dinosaur World Visit over 150 life size dinosaurs in an outdoor museum. Since there's over a mile of outdoor walkways along the dinosaur walk, there's plenty of room for the family dog! Other exhibits include a Fossil dig where children can sift thru sand in search of fossils to take home. Unearth a life size dinosaur skeleton in the Boneyard. Learn in the indoor Prehistoric Museum (also pet friendly). Enter Carnivore Boardwalk if you dare. Cross into Deinonychus Island to see the raptors. Walk thru the Skeleton Garden. Enjoy the picnic area, playground, giftshop and more. See Details
Simmers-Young Park As a result of widespread damage due to Hurricane Irma, Simmers Young Park is closed to the public until further notice. City park with ball fields, picnic & play areas, dog park (divided for big dogs and small dogs) & a lake for fishing, all on 200 acres. See Details
Meadowood Dog Park This fenced dog park includes a separate small dog area, benches, and shade trees. It's a great place for your pet to play while you watch nearby skydivers! See Details
Florida Paint Party 'Florida Paint Party' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by MaryLizabeth. Upon arrival at your host's studio, dive right into creating a one of a kind piece of painted art. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 8 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. No painting experience necessary. Rates start at $32 per person. See Details
Keel & Curley Winery Keel & Curley Winery is dog-friendly! Dogs are welcome on the covered outdoor deck at Keel & Curley Winery for wine tastings. Keel & Curley Winery has been open since 2003 and produces three types of wine (sweet, semi-dry, and dry) made from 100% blueberries. The winery also produces seven fusion wines made with grape and fruit juices like Strawberry Riesling, Tangerine Tango Zinfandel, and Peach Chardonnay. Order a wine flight with four different wines to sample. Two Henrys Brewing Company is located next door and is also dog-friendly so you can try craft beers, too! Keel & Curley Winery is open Monday - Thursday 11am - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 10am - 11pm, Sunday 11am - 7pm. See Details
Edward Medard Park The park hosts both paved and unpaved trails, lots of fishing pavilions, and a campground. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Plant City Dog Park Off leash dog park with two separate areas for small dogs (7,300 sq ft) and for large dogs (9,000 sq ft). Plenty of shade and benches and waste bags. See Details
Bark Park at Veterinary Healthcare Associates Membership Requirements Proof of a current Rabies, DHPP and Bordetella vaccination from a Veterinarian Signed Release of Liability and Indemnification Form Signed acceptance of Bark Park Rules and Regulations 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 Bartow! 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Metals & Nature Bring Fido to this two-acre wrought iron garden store with trails under mossy oak trees. Enjoy lunch at the picnic tables surrounded by handcrafted iron art and statuary. Leashed dogs are welcome; just make sure they're comfortable around peacocks and other wildlife. Metals & Nature is open Wednesday-Sunday 10 am-4 pm. See Details
Bass Fishing Guide and Pontoon Cruises 'Bass Fishing Guide and Pontoon Cruises' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Shea. Travel to various spots mapped out by your host to catch large mouth bass. House trained dogs who won't go to the bathroom on the boat are welcome on board. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $400 per person. See Details
General James A. Van Fleet State Trail The General James A. Van Fleet State 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 Polk City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the General James A. Van Fleet State 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Hillsborough River State Park Located just a few minutes down the road from Tampa, Hillsborough River State Park seems a million miles away from the urban sprawl. This dog-friendly park has four pet-friendly hiking trails to choose from, which are over seven miles in length. Your pooch can join you all over the park. They take in dense, hydric hammock forest and offer a great spot for wildlife enthusiasts. The fee for entrance into the park is $6 per vehicle. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details