Dog Friendly Activities in Panama City, FL

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Panama City, and 6 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 Panama City.

Pet Friendly St. Andrews State Park
St. Andrews State Park St. Andrews State Park in Panama City is pet-friendly. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and St. Andrews Bay on the other, you and your pooch can enjoy a nice walk on the popular trail at this state park. Leashed dogs are welcome on the paved areas. Don't forget to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Pet Friendly Al Helms Dog Park
Al Helms Dog Park Al Helms Dog Park in Panama City, FL, features three separate fenced areas: one for small (under 30 lbs) dogs, one for large (over 30 lbs) dogs, and one for shy dogs. The park has double gates, running water and watering area, benches, pick-up bags and stations, a few trees, and healthy, thick turf grass. See Details
Zollie Young Dog Park Zollie Young Dog Park is a large space where your pup can enjoy some off-leash playtime. See Details
Pier Park Pier Park is a pet-friendly outdoor shopping mall in Panama City. Bring your dog along to shop till she drops and keep an eye out for stores that welcome dogs inside. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Frank Brown Park and Dog Park Leashed dogs are welcome throughout Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach, which features an onsite dog park for off-leash playtime. The dog park has large dog and small dog fenced areas, benches, and water and cleanup stations. The dog park is located at the back left section of the park. Leashed dogs are also welcome to explore its greenways and trails. During sporting events, dog owners are asked to stand along the back of the fields, outside of the fence, as pets are not allowed inside the complex when games are in progress. Dogs are allowed elsewhere in the Park when games are in progress. See Details
Dog Beach at Pier Park Panama City Beach Dog Beach at Pier Park is a pet-friendly space in Panama City Beach, FL. The Dog Beach is located on the west side of the Russell-Fields City Pier in front of Pier Park. Dogs must be on a leash and under the command of the owner. See Details
Conservation Park Conservation Park offers 24 miles of trails and over a mile of boardwalks on 2900 acres, perfect for hikers, bikers, and nature lovers. Trails range from less than one mile up to 11 miles, and there are 12 trails to choose from. Parking, picnic tables, and restrooms are available at the trail head. Pets must be kept on a leash at all times. Humans should always clean up after their canine companions. See Details
Dolphin and Snorkel Tours Dogs are allowed on private charters with Dolphin and Snorkel Tours.

Captain Lorraine is a knowledgeable naturalist who has spent time studying the area's wildlife and is an expert on the local waters. They supply sunscreen, bug spray, wildlife ID books, mask, snorkel, fins, life jackets, refreshments, a light meal on longer tours lasting 5 hours or more, wildlife viewing nets, binoculars, music of your choice, and the most comfortable seating.

The boat is a 2013 Carolina skiff DLV built specifically for these tours. They are located in Bay Point Marina, the closest marina to shell island and the areas where the dolphins are most often seen. For this reason, they can guarantee dolphin sightings on exclusive dolphin tours that are 2 hours or longer. We also have high-quality underwater cameras for rent for some stunning wildlife photography. Your captain can also be your photographer. B.Y.O.B. and pets are allowed. If you have any special requests, please be sure to let us them know so they will be sure to make it happen. For more information go to or
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A.L. Kinsaul Park A. L. Kinsaul Park, located in Lynn Haven, is now home to a dog park where the baseball field used to be. The park is situated next to a lake, an idyllic location for Fido to socialize and expend some energy. This popular new dog park is divided into two sections: an area for smaller dogs and an area for larger dogs, so there's something for every pup. Fido can grab a drink from the water fountain on site. A. L. Kinsaul Park is open every day of the week from 9am to 10pm. See Details