Dog Friendly Activities in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

There are 7 dog friendly activities in Ponte Vedra Beach. 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 Ponte Vedra Beach.

Pet Friendly Mickler's Landing
Mickler's Landing Mickler's Landing features wooden dune walkovers, grills, off-beach parking, showers, and restrooms on the pink, coquina-sand beach. Leashed dogs are permitted on the beach. See Details
Pet Friendly Paws Dog Park at Davis Complex
Paws Dog Park at Davis Complex This fenced, off-leash dog park even has a pond where dogs can go for a cool swim on hot summer afternoons. See Details
Nocatee Community Park Multipurpose fields, pavilion, playscape, restrooms, tennis courts, Dog Park. See Details
Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve GTM Research Reserve provides educational opportunities, hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, and a dune walkover in its more than 73,000 acres of protected land. Dogs must be leashed at all times throughout the reserve. See Details
South Ponte Vedra Beach Recreation Area South Ponte Vedra Beach Recreation Area is located across the street from the South Ponte Vedra Fire Station, 2.25 miles south of GTM Research Reserve. Features include beach access, limited off-beach parking, picnic tables, and grills. Leashed dogs are permitted to enjoy the beach with their humans. For more information, contact Katie Martyn, (904) 209-0752. See Details
Lululemon Lululemon is a popular athletic clothing brand with a dog-friendly storefront located in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. A high-end yoga-focused chain featuring stylish athletic wear & accessories, Fido can accompany you inside the store while you search for the perfect apparel to suit your fitness routine. See Details
Deleon Shores Park Neighborhood Park, skate area, tennis court, 2 small basketball court, pavilion, multipurpose field, dog park. See Details
Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens is pet-friendly. This 120-acre urban woodland is full of trails for you to explore and enjoy with your pooch. In addition, over three miles of rustic hiking trails wind quietly through a series of distinct ecological habitats. Chill out on one of the benches around the park, have a picnic and enjoy a day outside with your pup. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 5pm. See Details
BrewHound Dog Park + Bar BrewHound Dog Park + Bar is a dog-friendly bar and dog park in Neptune Beach, FL. Brewhound is a membership based park and serves coffee, local craft beer, and wine on tap. The off-leash dog park features turf grass, separately fenced areas for large and small dogs, cool, shady areas, and The Doggie Splash Pad. Areas are supervised by trained ”Ruffarees” to maintain a friendly and safe environment for all pups. Daily, monthly and annual memberships are available. See Details
Riverside Arts Market Riverside Arts Market is a dog-friendly market in Jacksonville, FL. The open air market is held every Saturday, rain or shine. You'll find fresh produce and products from local artisans. Pets must be leashed, cleaned up after, and kept away from food items. See Details
Brewz Brewz, The Filling Station is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you sip on a tap beer. Brewz features a wide selection of local favorites and brews from around the world. This location of Brewz is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Ed Austin Dog Park Ed Austin Dog Park is located in Jacksonville, FL, is a family sports venue and exercise complex. Follow the old golf cart trail for a 1.75 mile walk or go into the 4 acres of off leash dog park. See Details
Green Room Brewing Green Room Brewing is a dog-friendly microbrewery in Jacksonville Beach, FL, where Fido can join you inside the taproom for a brew. They offer 16 rotating drafts and growler sales. Tours of the brewery upon request. Green Room does not serve food, but you are welcome to bring your own. See Details
Kanine Social Kanine Social is an indoor and outdoor park in Jacksonville, FL, where dogs and their owners are welcome to stay for a beer, a game, or a whole day. This is more than just a park for your pup to socialize in, there's also a craft beer and coffee bar so you can catch up with your human friends over a hot or cold one as well. The two parks on site are 7,000 square foot each, and the indoor park is climate controlled for those hotter days. There's a separate play area for small dogs on site and three self wash bathing stations for when they're done playing. Dogs who want to stay and play can do so for one price. Memberships are available. See Details
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park Commonly referred to as Hanna Park, Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park welcomes leashed dogs throughout the year in the park and at the beach. This 450-acre park offers a water park, freshwater lake, pet friendly campground, hiking and biking trails, one of Jacksonville's best surfing beaches and more. Most areas of the park are dog friendly. Just keep Fido on a leash (8 feet or less) at all times, clean up after your pup, and obey all posted signs. There is a small fee for admission. See Details
Dog Wood Park Dog Wood Park in Jacksonville is a 42-acre, dog-friendly space (25 acres of which are currently fenced) that provides fitness, relaxation, and socializing opportunities for both you and Fido. There is an admission fee and memberships are available. Dogs can run off-leash to their hearts' content in a safe, controlled environment. The off-leash park offers a variety of recreational and fitness amenities, including dog-swimming ponds, jogging/walking trails, and exercise equipment. Perhaps even more importantly, the off-leash park gives dogs a chance to socialize with others of their own kind. Dogwood Dog Park features the following amenities: a 2-acre swimming lake for dogs, 25 fenced acres with 6-foot chain link fence, huge fields for frisbee and throwing balls, a 4-acre shady area for those hot days, a dog shower for muddy paws, a 10-acre natural wooded area with nature trails, and a small dog area for dogs under 25 pounds with both sunny and shady sections, and Lake Fifi, a small dog swimming pond! See Details
Atlantic Beach Dogs are allowed on the beach during the day and evening. Dogs must be on leash unless both adult and pet are in the water together (see below). Pet owners must pick up and remove dog waste from beach and dispose of properly.

No dog shall be allowed off the property of its owner unless the dog is fastened to a suitable leash of dependable strength not to exceed twelve (12) feet in length. Such leash must be attached to a fixed object or specifically held by a person capable of controlling the animal. On Atlantic Beach if dog and owner are in the Atlantic Ocean together, the dog shall be allowed to swim unleashed and then immediately put back on the leash before returning to the beach. This does not include walking the dog in the water.
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Jacksonville Beach Jacksonville Beach is a popular pet-friendly destination. Home to yellow sands and views of the crashing sea, dogs are allowed on the beach at any time from October 1 through March 31. However, dogs are not permitted on the beach between 9am to 5pm from April 1 through September 30. Your pooch must be leashed at all times while they are enjoying the beach and owners should clean up after their pets. See Details
Atlantic Beach Dog Park Dog friendly beach but must be on leash no longer than 12 feet long. Must pick up any poop. See Details
St. Johns River Ferry Fido will love feeling the wind in his fur aboard the St. Johns River Ferry in Atlantic Beach. Connecting Mayport Village and Fort George Island, the dog friendly, car and passenger ferry departs every half hour. Dogs must remain in vehicles and pedestrians with dogs must stand in the back away from other passengers.
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Bark Boutique Bark is located in Historic 5 Points Riverside, one of the most dog friendly areas in Jacksonville, Fl. We first opened our doors in September of 2009! We are an Urban Dog Retreat, Boutique and Grooming Salon. Our products include Grain-Free foods, baked goods, awesome collars and leashes, chic pet beds and cozy blankets, stylish pet apparel, unique toys, sleek pet carriers, fabulous feeding bowls and grooming accessories and much more! See Details
Brewz Brewz, The Filling Station is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you sip on a tap beer. Brewz features a wide selection of local favorites and brews from around the world. This location of Brewz is open Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Riverfront Park Riverfront Park in St. Johns is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch along for a walk through the park adjacent to the St Johns River. The highlight is a dock that reaches out into the water, a great place to spend sunset with your pup. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind. The park can be accessed every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
OceanWay Park This shaded park has separate fenced-in areas for large and small dogs. There is no water available, but plenty of trash cans and waste baggies. See Details