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Dog Friendly Activities in Polk City, FL

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Polk City, and 32 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 Polk City.

Pet Friendly General James A. Van Fleet State Trail
General James A. Van Fleet State Trail General James A. Van Fleet State Trail is dog-friendly. Here, you and Fido can wander upwards of 29 miles of reclaimed rail road together on one of Florida's most rural, paved rail-trails. The trail is pretty straight and flat, so can be used by most levels of walkers. On hot days, your pooch can take a sip of refreshing water from one of the doggy water fountains at the Polk City and Green Pond trail heads. Check out this interesting trail every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Pet Friendly General James A. Van Fleet State Trail
General James A. Van Fleet State Trail The General James A. Van Fleet State 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 Polk City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the General James A. Van Fleet State 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
Hilochee Wildlife Management Area, Osprey Unit Hilochee Wildlife Management Area, Osprey Unit is pet-friendly. Hiking, biking and horseback riding are best on non-hunting days in the fall through the spring. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you explore this natural area in Polk City. See if you can spot native wildlife, including a variety of colorful butterflies. Hilochee Wildlife Management Area, Osprey Unit is open every day of the week from 8am to 6pm. See Details
Bok Tower Gardens Bok Tower Gardens is a popular, dog-friendly National Historic Landmark in Lake Wales, and has been voted Florida's Best Garden. All dogs must remain on a leash during their visit and will not be permitted inside Hammock Hollow, Pinewood Estate, the Blue Palmetto Cafe or the Shop at Bok. Dogs can enjoy the gardens for a $5 per animal per day fee. Family Memberships and above include free admission for pups. All dogs must be dog, adult and child friendly. If you're planning on bringing Fido, make sure he is leashed on a 6ft leash and picked up after. Dogs must remain on paths and lawns only. Do not allow your dog to dig, enter ponds or engage in excessive barking. See Details
Lake Crago Dog Park Lake Crago Dog Park in Lakeland, FL, is an off-leash area located within Lake Crago Park. See Details
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
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
Lake Louisa State Park Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont, FL, is pet-friendly. You and your pooch are invited to explore 20 miles of unpaved trails and a half-mile nature trail at the Lake Louisa parking lot. Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash under six feet. Please note that dogs are not permitted in the lake. There's a fee of $5 per car, per day. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. 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
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
Showcase of Citrus Showcase of Citrus is a dog-friendly attraction in Clermont, FL, just outside of Orlando. You'll find a family- friendly environment where visitors of all ages can enjoy spending the day outdoors together. Here, you can pick citrus fruits with your pooch at these scenic groves featuring an old-timey country store. They are open every day of the year and welcome leashed pups. 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
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
Simmers-Young Park As a result of widespread damage due to Hurricane Irma, Simmers Young Park is closed to the public until further notice. City park with ball fields, picnic & play areas, dog park (divided for big dogs and small dogs) & a lake for fishing, all on 200 acres. 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
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
Front Page Brewing Company Front Page Brewing Company is a dog-friendly microbrewery in Bartow, FL. Fido is welcome to join you at a table inside the taproom. There are 20 taps with craft beer, cider, and wine. Food trucks are on site most days. 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
Florida Paint Party 'Florida Paint Party' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by MaryLizabeth. Upon arrival at your host's studio, dive right into creating a one of a kind piece of painted art. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 8 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. No painting experience necessary. Rates start at $32 per person. See Details
John C. "Doc" Haromy Dog Park John C. "Doc" Haromy Dog Park is a fenced dog park features separate areas for large and small dogs. Features/amenities include shade, benches, and drinking water. The park is open from dawn to dusk. 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