Dog Friendly Activities in Ocala, FL

There are 12 dog friendly activities in Ocala. 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 Ocala.

Pet Friendly Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing Bring Fido to Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, a dog-friendly drag strip and antique car museum in Ocala, FL. Leashed pups, or those cruising in strollers, are very welcome to join you as you learn the history of one of America's most loved motorsports through the lens of memorabilia, cars and more. See Details
Pet Friendly Letty Towles Dog Park
Letty Towles Dog Park Bring Fido for some off-leash fun at the spacious Letty Towles Dog Park, located within the Jervey Gantt Recreation Center in Ocala, FL. This 4.5-acre fenced dog park offers separate sections for small and large pups, concrete tunnels, sandpits for digging, water stations, benches, pavilions and a splash pad. Please note that the dog park is closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays to allow the grass time to recover. See Details
World Equestrian Center The World Equestrian Center facilities are spectator friendly with many ways to watch the competitions. Experience the excitement of equestrian sports at its finest. Spectators at World Equestrian Center are encouraged to patronize the vendors at World Equestrian Center. Take advantage of on-site dining, retail and more! In addition, leashed dogs are welcome at the World Equestrian Center and are able to travel freely about the facility with their handlers. See Details
The Juniper General Store Fido is welcome to join you inside The Juniper General Store, a dog-friendly store, bar and coffee shop in Ocala, FL. Shop for local products and sip on an espresso drink, wine or craft beer. See Details
Ocala Downtown Market The Ocala Downtown Market is a pet-friendly attraction in Florida. Your leashed pup is welcome to tag along to browse their selection inside the open-air pavilion blocks off downtown. During your visit you'll find farm stands, crafts, food trucks and more. The market is held year-round on Saturdays, rain or shine. See Details
Tuscawilla Park Situated just northeast of the Historic Downtown Ocala, Tuscawilla Park is a beautiful secret right in the heart of Marion County set on a calm lake with diverse birds. The trails are dog friendly. A favorite addition to the park is the Art Park, where you can explore larger than life art sculptures while still enjoying the fresh air. Please note that dogs are not permitted on playground area. See Details
Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stop in Ocala, FL, is a dog-friendly gas station and rest area. Across America, you'll find Love's Travel Stops that offer facilities for traveling canines. This location has a fully-fenced dog park with a convenient waste station. See Details
Humane Society of Marion County Thrift Store Bring Fido along to shop for great deals and help homeless animals at the same time at the very pet-friendly Humane Society of Marion County Thrift Store in Ocala, FL. Leashed pups can sniff out some fun finds and even browse through the pet supplies in stock. Profits from the sale of your donations go directly to care for animals in need. Donations of gently used items are welcome, and you can even arrange a pick-up for larger donation items. See Details
Fort King National Historic Landmark Leashed dogs are welcome to visit Fort King National Historic Landmark in Ocala, FL. This pet-friendly landmark features a reconstructed fort, an educational trail, picnic areas and more. See Details
Silver Springs Conservation Area Leashed dogs are welcome at Silver Springs Conservation Area in Ocala, FL. This park offers pet-friendly nature trails to explore and see what wildlife you can spot. Please be sure to clean up after your dog, and to respect the many wild animals that call this area home. See Details
Brick City Bar-k Park Bring Fido to the Brick City Bar-k Park, Ocala, FL's first indoor off-leash dog park! In addition to their indoor fenced-in dog run, they also have an outdoor yard. A variety of snacks and drinks for owners is available, as are dog treats and toys for Fido! All food must be consumed in the leashed area. A same-day pass, monthly pass or yearly membership is required. See Details
Ocala Drive-In Bring Fido to Florida's largest screen at the pet-friendly Ocala Drive-In in Ocala, FL. They are open seven nights a week, 365 days a year, offering double features with most starting at 8:00 PM. With your movie ticket, each vehicle is required to also purchase a concession stand voucher to help support the drive-in. Leashed dogs are always welcome, and you might even find dog treats for sale! See Details
Silver Springs State Park Leashed dogs are welcome on the hiking trails and in the picnic areas at Silver Springs State Park in Silver Springs, FL. There are a number of pet-friendly trails, including the Sandhill Trail, a 1.7 mile loop trail; the Sinkhole Trail, traversing up through the uplands; and the Swamp Trail, a boardwalk trail that will keep your feet dry while you explore. Please note that, unfortunately, dogs are not permitted near the springs or on any form of water transportation at the park. See Details
Rainbow Springs State Park Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the numerous pet-friendly trails at Rainbow Springs State Park, located on more than 1,470 acres in Dunnellon, FL. Explore 14 miles of hiking trails through varied scenery, including sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, bayheads, oak hammocks, swamps and 3 man-made waterfalls. Please note that dogs are not allowed to enter the water. See Details
Captain Tom's Custom Charters Bring Fido on a boat trip with dog-friendly Captain Tom's Custom Charters in Silver Springs, FL. They offer a variety of custom boat trips, including fishing, sightseeing, photography, picnics, pleasure rides and wildlife observation. They use a twenty-four-foot pontoon boat, which is enclosed and safe for most pets and makes for a slow and peaceful ride with minimal rocking. Tours generally feature an abundance of wildlife. Dog owners should bring water, treats and cleanup supplies that may be necessary. Trips are by reservation only, and please mention that Fido will be accompanying you on your adventure. See Details
Petro Ocala Petro Ocala in Reddick, FL, has a dedicated dog-friendly area for pups that need some exercise or a rest break after a day of driving. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care products. Fast foods options are available as well. See Details
Doggie Doo Run Run Bring Fido to Doggie Doo Run Run, a fenced, off-leash dog park in Oxford, FL. This dog-friendly space features a few trees that provide shade, a dog bath area, and a covered space with chairs. There is a sign in book and a place to leave a donation if you do not have a membership. Use the metal rods with flags to mark where your dog goes to the bathroom, because this park includes waste pick up. See Details
River Rats Crystal Clear Kayaking The dog-friendly River Rats Crystal Clear Kayaking in Silver Springs, FL, welcomes pups to explore alongside their owners. Furry friends are welcome to hop inside these 100% clear kayaks to venture on an epic discovery excursion. Float along the Fort King Trail as you pass manatees, wild monkeys and much more. See Details
Clear Kayak tour through Rainbow Springs 'Clear Kayak tour through Rainbow Springs' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mario. The first half of the paddle will be upstream towards Rainbow Springs and the second half will be a gentle coast back to your launch point. Dogs are welcome, as long as they don't mind being on the water and you bring a towel for them to lie on to protect the kayak. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $69 per person. See Details
Central Ridge District Park Leashed dogs are allowed on the pet-friendly walking trails at Central Ridge District Park in Beverly Hills, FL. You and Fido can explore the paved, mostly shaded path at this popular park. Please clean up after your pup and be aware that dogs are not permitted on the sports fields or in other public spaces at this park See Details
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