Dog Friendly Activities in St. Johns, FL

There are 2 dog friendly activities in St. Johns, and 84 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 St. Johns.

Pet Friendly Veterans Park Dog Park
Veterans Park Dog Park This 3-acre area features separate fenced sections for large and small dogs. There are drinking fountains, a picnic shelter, Mutt Mittens poles, and plenty open space to enjoy playing catch. See Details
Pet Friendly Riverfront Park
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
Confederate Point Dog Park Locals rave about this fenced off-leash dog park, which includes benches, pavilions, plenty of waste disposal stations, doggie drinking fountains and separate small dog area. 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 is a 42-acre space (25 acres of which are currently fenced) that provides fitness, relaxation, and socializing opportunities for both you and your dog. Dogs can run off-leash to their hearts' content in a safe, controlled environment. The off-leash park offers both dogs and their people 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! There are also 4 lighted acres for use after dark (until 10 pm), a searate 3-acre area that can be rented for parties, playground equipment for dog-friendly kids, and a full agility course. See Details
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
Julington Creek Animal Walk This veterinarian facility includes a beautiful 9-acre off-leash dog park with wooded hillsides, agility course, doggie swimming pools, and more. You will need to purchase Fido a membership to gain access to the park. Julington Creek Animal Walk is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 7pm, Saturday from 8am to 3pm, and Sunday from 2pm to 6pm. See Details
Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park Visit the site where St. Augustine began in 1565 with your pooch at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. With more than 15 waterfront acres to explore, you and your pup will find plenty of activities to enjoy. You can visit the planetarium, visit the Timucua Indian village, look out from the 600-foot observation deck, and make friends with the peacocks that roam the property. Just keep Fido on a leash and clean up after him in the park. See Details
Ed Austin Dog Park An 18 hole golf course transitioned into 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
Paws Dog Park at Treaty Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog run, which includes a small dog area, drinking fountains, and fire hydrant. See Details
Joe Pomar Park Park with Dog Park inside. Fenced area with water. See Details
Dolphin Tours/Nights of Lights 'Dolphin Tours/Nights of Lights' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Christopher. This excursion takes in the St. Augustine bayfront area, local waterways and a foray offshore in search of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, sea turtles, manatees and a variety of bird species. Leashed dogs are welcome on board with prior approval. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 4 and up. Rates start at $75 per person. 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. See Details
Fresh Prints Forest Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced private dog park, which gazebo and benches. Be sure to bring water. See Details
Intimate & Relaxing Boat Experience 'Intimate & Relaxing Boat Experience' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Shawn & Di. The tours are usually a combination of sightseeing and nature around Saint Augustine. Dogs are allowed on a case by case basis. Contact your host if you plan on bringing your pooch. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests are required to climb 3 steps, step over to boat and step down 3 steps into boat. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument A monument not only of stone and mortar but of human determination and endurance, the Castillo de San Marcos symbolizes the clash between cultures which ultimately resulted in our uniquely unified nation. Still resonant with the struggles of an earlier time, these original walls provide tangible evidence of America?s grim but remarkable history. See Details
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
Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park Two off-leash dog parks await your different sized pups. One for the big ones, and one for the little ones. Outside of the park, roam miles of trails with your four-legged friend. 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
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
A Ghostly Encounter Explore the otherworldly side of St. Augustine on A Ghostly Encounter tour. As you visit historic cemeteries and haunted buildings, you will hear tales of those who haunt the streets of the nation's oldest city. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join you on your tour. See Details
St. Augustine Eco Tours Choose from a wide variety of on-the-water adventures with your furry best friend and St. Augustine Eco Tours. You and Fido can enjoy kayak and sailing excursions as well as guided boat tours. Just make sure your pup is friendly and well-behaved. See Details
Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail The Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail 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 Jacksonville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail 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