Dog Friendly Activities in Punta Gorda, FL

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Punta Gorda, and 18 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 Punta Gorda.

Pet Friendly Hounds of Henry Street Park
Hounds of Henry Street Park This clean, grassy dog park includes a separate small dog area, water spigots and bowls, picnic tables, and benches. A great place for an off-leash run. See Details
Pet Friendly Edgewater Dog Park
Edgewater Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with separate small dog area, water hoses, water bowls and waste bags. Restrooms and playground nearby. See Details
Gulf Island Tours Let Fido cruise in style! Whether you choose to spend a day on the water, or to ride around in a limo, Gulf Island Tours welcomes your pup to come along for the ride. Dogs are welcome in all boats, yachts, and even limousines. See Details
Sunset Park at Dick Cuda Trail Bring Fido to Sunset Park to romp off-leash! The Park is located in Babcock Ranch and offers a dog area and dog-walking trail. The multi-area fenced dog park features open space with shade structures, trashcans, small bags for clean-up convenience, agility training equipment, picnic tables, and a water trough with a ground-height spout, perfect for pets to refuel. The trail boasts benches and clean-up stations. Leashes are recommended on the trail, especially near the lake, as it is located near preservation land and alligators are to be expected. Sunset Park also features a bike rack with rentable bikes, via a bike-share app, and a restroom facility. See Details
Curry Creek Outfitters Located in Babcock Ranch, Curry Creek Outfitters is dog-friendly! Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners as they shop for fishing gear, t-shirts, hats, sunscreen, kayak rentals and more. Curry Creek Outfitters is open seven days a week from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Pooch Dog Park at Judd Park This fenced off-leash dog park is a local favorite in Fort Myers, with separate areas for large and small dogs, shade trees, and water. See Details
Barkingham Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park includes separate areas for large and small pets, doggie water fountains, agility equipment, and a dog rinsing station. See Details
Shell Factory and Nature Center The Shell Factory Dog Park, known as Doggy Heaven, provides a great place for your four legged friends to spend the day. Since the Shell Factory property is dog friendly (pets not allowed in Cap't Fishbones or Nature Park), Doggy Heaven was a natural addition. Admission is free and the Park is open all day. Doggy Heaven is also home to SunCoast DockDogs and the SW Florida Weiner Dog Club. Upon entrance to the Park you will see a large pool used for Dock Dog jumping events and Dog rehabilitation. The Shell Factory also promotes 'Doggy Church' which is held every Sunday at 9.30 am right at the Dog Park. After Church your dog can enjoy the agility course or cool off in the Doggy Fountain (may be held at Party House dependent on weather). No matter what breed or size, Doggy Heaven provides a great place to spend time with your four legged friend. Remember, the entire Shell Factory property is Dog Friendly so be sure to stop by Dog Bones Cafe or visit our Retail Store and browse many Dog related items. See Details
Ann Dever Regional Paw Park Public dog park with small dog, big dog and smaller dog area. The bad dog area is a future agility area. Very large fenced areas for dogs to run. Limited shade. Water available. Nice park, with lots of grassy area. Grass can get high sometimes in wet season. See Details
Boca Grande Bike Path The Boca Grande Bike Path 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 Boca Grande! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boca Grande Bike Path. 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
The Canine Club Fenced in dog park with separate small and large dog areas. Water hose, kiddie pools, and covers pavilions. Park provides dog waste bags to keep the park clean. Nice size area. See Details
Don's Good Time Agility Come and have fun at Don's Good Time Agility. We are located in North Fort Myers close to Punta Gorda and Naples. Agility is Fun for you and your dog. We offer competition classes from Beginner to Advanced on natural grass surface in a safe fenced area. Training is by Don Soucy, Don has trained and coached winning agility teams as well as competing for over 15 years. Whether for competition or for just plain fun and exercise..come visit Don's Good Time Agility. Call for details See Details
Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park has over 420 acres of land, 50 acres for active use, 120 acres of environmental land, 136 acres north of the creek and 115 acres dedicated to Cedar Point Environment Park. Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park is a sanctuary of old growth pines, scrub habitat and mature pine flatwoods with mangrove fringe along Oyster Creek. An observation platform and the boardwalk crossing Oyster Creek displays the variety of birds that utilize Oyster Creek and the surrounding mangroves. Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park also includes San Casa, a 125 acre sanctuary that has old growth pines and scrub habitat. See Details
Island Dog Boutique & Supply Co. Upscale dog boutique for dogs and for the people who love them. Purveyor of healthy foods and treats. See Details
Gasparilla Island State Park Dogs are allowed in certain areas of Gasparilla Island State Park. This fisherman's paradise is separated from the mainland by Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound and is one of the Gulf Coast barrier islands. Your pooch can join you in the picnic areas, but are not permitted on the beaches or in the Boca Grande Lighthouse. The fee for entrance into this park is $3 per vehicle and you can access it every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Boca Grande Bike Path The Boca Grande Bike Path 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 Placida! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boca Grande Bike Path. 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
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve (East) Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve is home to a number of pet-friendly trails through varied plant life native to the area and some flora that thrives in the area. The trails vary between boardwalk, paved, and natural trails. Dogs are welcome to join you, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved on the trail. The trail can be accessed every day of the week from 6am to 7pm. See Details
Don Pedro Island State Park Dogs are welcome on a leash at Don Pedro Island State Park. Located on one of the land masses that is part of the chain of barrier islands running along the Gulf Coast of Florida, you and Fido can enjoy numerous trails on the Cape Haze Peninsula and check out the views of the vast ocean surrounding you. The fee for entering the park is $3 per vehicle. Don Pedro Island State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 5pm. See Details
Henry Street Dog Park Henry Street Dog Park is pet-friendly. This 6.4-acre park is fully fenced and has a nice shaded area to relax at on sunny days. You can park next to the park, grab a refreshing drink of water for your pooch, and relax at the picnic tables while they play and have fun. See Details
Don Pedro Island State Park Don Pedro Island State Park is dog-friendly. This 230-acre park has a fishing dock, a kayak launch, a number of nature trails, and a picnic shelter for Fido to eat their lunch at. The shallow waters make for great trawling and you'll be able to spot lots of different wildlife as you and Fido trundle along. Alternatively, you can enjoy wandering along one of the many trails at Cape Haze Peninsula. Don Pedro Island State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Larry Taylor Kiwanis Park Larry Taylor Kiwanis Park is a pet-friendly park in Port Charlotte. Wander along the wooded trails and enjoy the seclusion of this pretty park. If Fido needs to use the bathroom, there are several waste stations that can be found along the pathways. There's also a large field in the area that can be used for exercising pups. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are leashed and cleaned up after. The park is open every day of the week from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Fort Myers's His Greatest Invention Scavenger Hunt Tour Fort Myers's His Greatest Invention Scavenger Hunt Tour is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
Snouts and Strokes: Pet Portraits, Art Gallery and Lounge Snouts and Strokes: Pet Portraits, Art Gallery and Lounge is a dog friendly pub and art gallery. They offer canvas printing, paint workshops, and special DJ nights. See Details