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 Silver Moon Drive In
Silver Moon Drive In Silver Moon Drive-In in Lakeland, FL, allows leashed dogs 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. There is an admission fee for adults and children; Fido views for free! See Details
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. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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! Dogs are permitted throughout the park with the exception of the museum building with animatronics. Children can partake in a fossil dig and sift through sand in search of fossils to take home. Dinosaur World has a picnic area, playground and gift shop. 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; just make sure they're comfortable around peacocks and other wildlife. See Details
Edward Medard Park One of the largest regional parks in the county, Edward Medard Park in Plant City, FL, is a dog-friendly area where Fido is welcome on a leash to explore. The park features both paved and unpaved trails, picnic pavilions, fishing, boating, and a campground. See Details
Lower Green Swamp Preserve Lower Green Swamp Preserve is pet-friendly. 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
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
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 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
Grove Roots Brewery Grove Roots Brewery is dog-friendly. Their experienced brewers take pride in utilizing local ingredients to create exciting and innovative beers. In addition to their four flagship brews, they keep things fresh with a rotating selection of seasonal and special-release beers throughout the year. Bring Fido and hang out in their hip tasting room on Wednesday to Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday from 4pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Bartow Dog Park City of Bartow Dog Park is dog friendly. It is located inside Mary Holland Park, and features large and small dog park areas and is a well-shaded and large fenced dog park where dogs can play off-leash. See Details
Alderman's Ford Conservation Park Alderman's Ford Conservation Park is pet-friendly. The park's most popular attraction is a 1.9 mile paved loop that follows the north and south prongs of the Alafia River, which is popular among canoeists. Dog walkers and cyclists are welcome on the trail. Along the way, you can continue your adventure by following links with a boardwalk and foot bridges, leading into shaded woods of gigantic cypress and oak trees. Alderman's Ford Conservation Park is open every day of the week from 8am to 7pm during the summer months and 8am to 6pm during the winter months. See Details
Northeast Regional Park The Northeast Regional Park is home to a fenced-in dog park. There's a separate area for small and large dogs, grass to run and play on, and water for dogs who get hot while they're playing. You'll also discover lots of gun agility items and a shaded picnic area for humans to stick in the shade. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. 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
Alafia River State Park Alafia River State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area with 20 miles of hilly trails through forests and woods that lead to pretty lakes. Once you've explored to your heart's content, you can relax with Fido at one of the picnic areas. The fee for visitors at Alafia River State Park is $5 per vehicle. Dogs and their owners are welcome every day of the week between 8am and sunset. 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