Dog Friendly Activities in Palmetto, FL

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Palmetto, and 53 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 Palmetto.

Pet Friendly Sunset Boat Rental
Sunset Boat Rental Sunset Boat Rental is pet-friendly. This boat rental spot offers adventures in Siesta Key, Jewfish Key, Fort DeSoto, Snead’s Island, Manatee River, Anna Maria Island, Holmes Beach, Bradenton, Longboat Key, Lido Beach, Egmont Key, St. Armands, and more. Choose your boat and reserve a trip with your pooch. Sunset Boat Rental is open every day of the week from 8am to 5pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Red Bug Slough Preserve
Red Bug Slough Preserve Red Bug Slough Preserve is a dog-friendly nature preserve 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
Fort DeSoto State Park Fort DeSoto State Park is a dog-friendly beachside state park in Tierra Verde, FL. Escape to the white sands and crystal clear waters of this popular 1,136 acre park. There are 15 picnic shelters, restrooms, fishing piers, and playgrounds. There are several trails suitable for people and pups of any skill level. The dog park allows dogs to access the beach in a designated area, and there are two separate fenced areas near the beach for small and large dogs. The fenced dog park sections include water stations. A nominal fee is required to enter the park. See Details
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar in St. Petersburg, FL, is a combination of a private, off-leash dog park and a full-service sports bar. Watch your dog play while you enjoy your favorite beverage! Located in the Grand Central District of St. Pete, this unique spot offers a hybrid between a private dog park and a full liquor, beer, and wine bar. This unique concept is all about the dogs and they require our doggie patrons to have a membership, which helps ensure that all of the pups are healthy and nonaggressive. There’s over 5,000 sq. ft. of off-leash indoor & outdoor areas for pups with separate areas for low energy dogs from the large play area. Both are turfed and feature misting fans to keep you cool in the summer and heaters to fight off the chill in winter. Although they do not serve food, you are more than welcome to order delivery from your favorite local restaurant or try one of the many food trucks. There's a full selection of your favorite cocktail choices, but the bar also offers 31 rotating draft beers many from local craft breweries as well as 40+ choices of canned brews. See Details
Little Harbor Watersports Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Little Harbor Watersports on the shores of the Little Manatee River in Ruskin, Florida. With a focus on pet-friendly boating trips for families, they also offer additional tubes and knee-boards for rent. Located within a full-service marina where ice, beverages, and live bait are all available onsite. Their boats are all equipped with tops for shade, coolers, life jackets and GPS units to help you navigate. The central location of the marina allows visitors to easily explore the beauty of Tampa Bay. Little Harbor Watersports is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Fort De Soto Dog Beach Park The Fort De Soto Park in St. Petersburg, FL, has two large fenced areas for off-leash fun both large and small dogs. It also has dog showers for hot days. The rest of the park allows dogs on leash, except for the beach areas. The only beach area that allows Fido is the Paw Playground area. Fort De Soto also has plenty for two-legged visitors, too. There is an old Spanish fort to explore, overnight camping with plenty of amenities, and picnic areas. See Details
Pass A Grille Dog Beach Leashed pups are permitted on a designated section Pass A Grille Dog Beach in St. Pete Beach, FL. The portion of beach south of the Merry Pier between First and Third avenues welcomes your dog on a leash. Limited paid parking is available. See Details
Dr. Ott's Dog Park This clean, roomy off-leash dog park attracts a loyal crowd of regulars. Includes separate small dog area, shade, benches, swings, and picnic tables. See Details
Shell Key Shuttle Sunset Cruises The dog-friendly Shell Key Shuttle Sunset Cruises in St. Pete Beach is offered several times throughout the season. Please call ahead for schedule and reservations. Bring Fido to enjoy a 1.5 hour sunset cruise sightseeing through residential waterways and the pristine barrier islands south of Pass-A-Grille. Dog treats included. All dogs must be vaccinated for rabies, bordetella, and distemper/parvo. Please note that the cruise is not available every evening and reservations are required. 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
Robinson Preserve With a few trails to choose from, Robinson Preserve is a lovely nature walk bordering the Manatee River and Perico Bayou. The Preserve provides waste bags, water fountains, and hoses at the parking lot, but not within the park. Do take water for your pups - the trails can get hot and there isn't much shade. Make sure to check out the observation tower, which provides clear views to Tampa Bay. See Details
Nikko Mussolini Dog Boutique and Spirits Bring Fido to this small bar, offering beer, sake, wine, champagne, and coffee for humans and delectable treats for dogs. Have a drink, meet new people, listen to music, and spend time with human and canine friends at this unique boutique and bar. See Details
Lakeview Paw Park Everything we could have asked for to make our pooch, and thus...us, happy while traveling and not knowing where to let her run off leash. 2 acres of fenced in shade for dogs over 20 lbs., plenty of water bowls, hose, doggie pools provided....and lots of tennis balls all over! Park has a smaller area for puppies and dogs under 20 lbs. Very pleasant discovery! Highly recommended. See Details
Kenwood Dog Park Kenwood Dog Park is a pet-friendly, fenced area in St. Petersburg, FL, that features separate areas for both large and small dogs to enjoy. Please note that the park is closed on Tuesdays for scheduled maintenance from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. See Details
Northshore Dog Park Northshore Dog Park is a fenced, off-leash dog park located near the waterfront in St. Petersburg, FL. See Details
Bone Appetite From gourmet baked goods to toys and apparel and strollers, you are sure to find the right pet supplies at Bone Appetite. Dogs are welcome. 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
North Shore Dog Park North Shore Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in St. Petersburg, FL. The park features a large and small dog area, as well as a 'time-out' area. The park closes for scheduled maintenance onTuesdays from 7am until 9am, and Fridays from 1pm until 3pm. There is a limit of two dogs per person. Please see their website for a list of other rules before visiting. See Details
De Soto National Memorial Beach Bring your pet for a dip in Tampa Bay at this friendly beach, where dogs are allowed as long as they are on-leash. Outdoor showers nearby. See Details
17th Street Paw Park 17th Street Paw Park is a great off-leash dog park in Sarasota, with water, shade and everything else your pooch needs to play! See Details
Arlington Park Dog Park Nice off leash dog park In a beautiful park. Plenty of parking. See Details
Apollo Beach Apollo Beach in Florida is dog-friendly. Dogs are welcome on leashes and there are waste bag locations scattered around the area along with a few picnic tables. See Details
Bayfront Park and Marina Bayfront Park and Marina is a dog-friendly recreational area in Sarasota, FL. Leashed dogs are welcome on a shaded stroll around the marina and bayfront. The park also offers picnic areas, restrooms, public art, and more. See Details
Coquina Key Dog Park This off-leash dog park includes drinking fountains and fire hydrants. Fences are six feet, so you needn't worry about your pet getting loose. See Details