Dog Friendly Activities in Osprey, FL

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Osprey, and 56 more nearby. 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 Osprey.

Pet Friendly Oscar Scherer State Park
Oscar Scherer State Park Enjoy a variety of recreational activities and trails at pet-friendly Oscar Scherer State Park in Osprey, FL. Leashed dogs are allowed in the campground and visitor recreation areas of this 1,381-acre park. Several campsites are not pet friendly, so dog owners should call ahead before arriving. Pets are not allowed in buildings, on playground equipment, rental canoes, on the swimming beach or in the lake. Admission varies by vehicle occupancy and time of day. See Details
Pet Friendly Bay Street Park
Bay Street Park Bay Street Park is a pet-friendly park in Osprey, FL. This 19-acre area features picnic facilities, restrooms, unpaved walking trails, and a one-acre, off-leash dog park. The dog park has two separate, fenced-in areas for large and small dogs to play. Both sections offer dog exercise equipment, water fountains and shaded seating for dog owners. Leashed dogs are welcome in all other areas of the park. See Details
Blackburn Point Park Blackburn Point Park in Osprey, FL, is a dog-friendly bayside park divided in three parts. Enjoy a boat ride with Fido along the Intercoastal Waterway to your favorite fishing spots. The center area is home to marine life and features a 2-mile paddling loop in Little Sarasota bay. Dogs must be leashed at all times. The park features boat ramps, canoe/kayak launches, picnic shelters with grills, a fishing pier, restrooms, and short, paved trail. See Details
Legacy Trail (FL) The Legacy Trail (FL) 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 Osprey! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Legacy Trail (FL). 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
Red Bug Slough Preserve Red Bug Slough Preserve is a dog-friendly nature preserve on 72 acres in Sarasota, FL. There are several trails that you can enjoy with your pup, some of which afford views of a small lake. There are two picnic shelters were you can share a snack with Fido. Be aware that you may encounter alligators during your visit, so keeping your dog leashed is imperative. Please clean up after your pets to help protect the flora and fauna. See Details
Sarasota Boat Tours Sarasota Boat Tours offer dog-friendly charters for an unforgettable experience on the crystal clear waters surrounding Sarasota, FL. Step aboard the Sylvan Tritoon for a memorable excursion with Fido. Tours vary in length from a 2.5 hour sail at sunset to a 6 hour cruise. Sarasota Boat Tours will need to know the number and size of your dog(s) at the time of booking. Due to the warm climate, morning boat tours are recommended if bringing pets. See Details
Bayfront Park and Marina Bayfront Park and Marina is a pet-friendly recreational area in Sarasota, FL. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for a shaded stroll on the walking path around the bayfront. The park also offers picnic areas, restrooms, public art and more. See Details
Paw Patch Dog Park at Creekwood Park Paw Patch Dog Park is a fenced-in, 2-acre off leash dog park located at Creekwood Park in Bradenton, FL. The park features a doggie drinking fountain, waste bags, pavilion, and an enclosed area for small, fragile or elderly dogs. The park is closed for maintenance on Tuesday mornings from 7am until 11am. See Details
Myakka River State Park Pets are welcome in the Old Prairie and Palmetto Ridge campgrounds at Myakka River State Park, a pet-friendly attraction in Sarasota, FL. This park also offers hiking trails, paddling, wildlife viewing, restrooms and more. See Details
Brohard Paw Park Brohard Paw Park has a fenced dog play area featuring separate sections for small and large dogs, which leads to Sarasota County's only dog-friendly beach. Located in Venice, FL, pups are invited to enjoy a variety of park amenities, including drinking fountains and showers. There are also human water fountains, picnic tables and benches. Please observe the posted signage stating where the dog beach ends. See Details
Dog Park at Arlington Park Bring Fido for some off-leash exercise at the Dog Park at Arlington Park. This fenced area is located at the Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex in Sarasota, FL and features separate sections for large and small dogs to play. See Details
Lakeview Paw Park Lakeview Paw Park in Sarasota, FL features two acres of fenced area with separate sections for large and small dogs. Fido can enjoy some off-leash play with other canines and plenty of shade for rest breaks. Park amenities include benches and drinking stations. See Details
Ann & Chuck Dever Regional Paw Park Ann & Chuck Dever Regional Paw Park is a fenced dog park with a separate section for small dogs, water stations, waste bag stations and trash cans. Fido will enjoy the large, grassy area for some off-leash exercise, but please note there is limited shade. There are also dog-friendly trails outside of the fenced area where you and your leashed pup can go for a walk. See Details
Dearborn Street at Olde Englewood Village Dearborn Street at Olde Englewood Village is a dog-friendly shopping area in Englewood, FL. Leashed pups are invited to enjoy a stroll past historic buildings, antique stores, cafes and more. Many shops are pet friendly for well-behaved, leashed dogs, but it is best to check with your favorite stores in advance. Visit the Chamber of Commerce website for a list of special events held throughout the year along this popular main street. See Details
St. Armands Circle St. Armands Circle is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to wander around the outdoor sections of this shopping mall. Here, you'll find an array of shops, restaurants, salons and spas. St. Armands Circle is open every day of the week from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Boo's Ice House & Dog Bar Boo's Ice House & Dog Bar is a unique combination of an off-leash dog park and dog-friendly restaurant and bar in the iconic Rosemary District of Sarasota, FL. They have a selection of treats for Fido on their dog menu, and pet parents can try a slice of their signature, wood-fired pizza along with a refreshing cocktail. Dogs must be registered as a Boo's Pack member to enjoy the indoor and outdoor dog park areas. Age 16+ in the off-leash dog parks! Children under 16 are welcome in the Tavern (indoor restaurant) and the outdoor Doggie Dining Deck, which overlooks the outdoor off-leash dog park. See Details
Shelf Indulgence Used Book Cafe Shelf Indulgence Used Book Cafe is a dog-friendly, used bookstore and cafe in Sarasota, FL. Shop or enjoy a cup of coffee and bite to eat with Fido by your side! Dogs are welcome both outside at one of the bistro tables along the sidewalk, or inside the store. They offer a wide array of specialty coffee and tea drinks, along with a selection of pasties and fresh-to-order sandwiches and wraps with vegan options available. The shop buys and sells gently-loved books, and also offers free Wi-fi to customers. See Details
Sun King Sarasota Sun King Sarasota is a pet-friendly small batch brewery in Sarasota, FL. Bring Fido along to their bright facility where they allow dogs inside the taproom and out on their open-air patio. Along with house-brewed craft beer, they also offer light snacks at the bar and occasionally have food trucks on site. See Details
Siesta Key Rum Take Fido to Siesta Key Rum in Sarasota, FL, a family-owned and dog-friendly distillery that uses all-natural ingredients. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you in the tasting room as you try their selection of small-batch spirits, which include toasted coconut, coffee, spiced and special age-released rums. See Details
Lemon Bay Park & Environmental Center Lemon Bay Park & Environmental Center in Englewood, FL is pet friendly. This waterfront recreation area overlooks Lemon Bay and offers a range of activities for leashed pups and their owners to enjoy. Amenities of the park include paved and unpaved walking trails, a boat ramp, picnic areas, bathrooms, fishing, and more. See Details
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