Dog Friendly Activities in St. Petersburg, FL

There are 23 dog friendly activities in St. Petersburg. 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. Petersburg.

Pet Friendly The Dog Bar
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar in St. Petersburg, FL, is a combination of a private, off-leash dog park and a full-service sports bar. Watch your dog play while you enjoy your favorite beverage! Located in the Grand Central District of St. Pete, this unique spot offers a hybrid between a private dog park and a full liquor, beer, and wine bar. This unique concept is all about the dogs and they require our doggie patrons to have a membership, which helps ensure that all of the pups are healthy and nonaggressive. There’s over 5,000 sq. ft. of off-leash indoor & outdoor areas for pups with separate areas for low energy dogs from the large play area. Both are turfed and feature misting fans to keep you cool in the summer and heaters to fight off the chill in winter. Although they do not serve food, you are more than welcome to order delivery from your favorite local restaurant or try one of the many food trucks. There's a full selection of your favorite cocktail choices, but the bar also offers 31 rotating draft beers many from local craft breweries as well as 40+ choices of canned brews. See Details
Pet Friendly North Straub Park
North Straub Park North Straub Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore this pretty Saint Pete park. Located in St. Petersburg's downtown, the park offers beautiful scenic views of the bay and recreation trails for dogs to wander on. The park is open 30 minutes before sunrise until 11pm. See Details
Fort De Soto Dog Beach Park The Fort De Soto Park in St. Petersburg, FL, is a dog-friendly attraction. There are two fenced areas so both large and small dogs can enjoy off-leash fun. It also has dog showers for hot days. The rest of the park allows dogs on leash, except for the beach areas. The only beach area that allows Fido is the Paw Playground. Fort De Soto also has plenty for two-legged visitors, too. There is an old Spanish fort to explore, overnight camping with plenty of amenities, and picnic areas. See Details
Kenwood Dog Park Kenwood Dog Park is a pet-friendly, fenced area in St. Petersburg, FL, that features separate areas for both large and small dogs to enjoy. Please note that the park is closed on Tuesdays for scheduled maintenance from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. See Details
Nikko Mussolini Dog Boutique and Spirits Bring Fido to this small bar, offering beer, sake, wine, champagne, and coffee for humans and delectable treats for dogs. Have a drink, meet new people, listen to music, and spend time with human and canine friends at this unique boutique and bar. See Details
North Shore Dog Park North Shore Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in St. Petersburg, FL. The park features a large and small dog area, as well as a 'time-out' area. The park closes for scheduled maintenance onTuesdays from 7am until 9am, and Fridays from 1pm until 3pm. There is a limit of two dogs per person. Please see their website for a list of other rules before visiting. See Details
Gizella Kopsick Arboretum Fido is welcome to join you for a walk through the palms at Gizella Kopsick Arboretum in St. Petersburg, FL. This pet-friendly arboretum is home to over 500 palms and cycads representing some 150 species from around the world. It offers a unique educational experience while at the same time providing a peaceful setting to relax and enjoy nature. See Details
Vinoy Park Vinoy Park is pet-friendly. This popular park is located on Saint Pete's waterfront. The park is named after the Vinoy Park Hotel, which once sat adjacent to the park.Enjoy scenic views, events, festivals, concerts, and sporting events. You might even spot dolphins playing in the water. The recreation trails along the waterfront are a great place to bring your pooch for a stroll. Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after. Vinoy Park is open 30 minutes before sunrise until 11 p.m. See Details
Northshore Dog Park Northshore Dog Park is a fenced, off-leash dog park located near the waterfront in St. Petersburg, FL. See Details
Coquina Key Dog Park This off-leash dog park includes drinking fountains and fire hydrants. Fences are six feet, so you needn't worry about your pet getting loose. See Details
Crescent Lake Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park includes fire hydrants for your dog to investigate, and drinking water is available. See Details
Dog Park at Lake Vista Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this 1.5 acre, fenced dog run with water fountains located at Lake Vista Park in St. Petersburg, FL. There's even a time-out area for over-excited pets. Leashed dogs are welcome in other areas of the park including the recreation trails. See Details
South Straub Park Dogs are welcome at South Straub Park. The park is located in St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront, and has recreation trails with a scenic view of the bay to explore with your pooch. Leashed pups can wander the trails around the water fountain and beyond. The park is open 30 minutes before sunrise and closes at 11pm. See Details
Walter Fuller Dog Park Fido is welcome to play off-leash at Walter Fuller Dog Park in St. Petersburg, FL. This fenced area features a separate area for small dogs, drinking fountains, fire hydrants and nearby restrooms for humans. The dog park is closed for maintenance on Tuesdays from 7:00am - 9:00am and Fridays from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. See Details
Tampa Bay Sunset and Eco Tour 'Tampa Bay Sunset and Eco Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Captain Randy and Rachel. Meet at the Sunlit Cove Boat Ramp in NE St Petersburg with up to 8 guests and climb aboard the 22’ Bennington Pontoon Boat for a 1.5 hour pontoon boat cruise and sunset tour. Private tours welcome dogs on board. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests of all ages. Please bring a life jacket for those under 2 years old. Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Downtown Scenic Walk with a Photographer 'Downtown Scenic Walk with a Photographer' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Roosevelt. Create some lasting memories with your pooch. Your host will take you on a walking photoshoot tour of some of the best spots for photos in St. Pete. You and Fido will be photographed at downtown venues, North Shore Park, the giant Kapok tree, attractions along Beach Drive, murals around Central Avenue, and more. You are guaranteed minimum of 5 fully edited images within 2 business days; all other pictures will be provided within 5 business days. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $60 per person. See Details
Painting Bamboo in a Bamboo Garden 'Painting Bamboo in a Bamboo Garden' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jo-An. Fido is welcome to come along but must remain leashed outside in the host's yard as there are cats who live here. You will be given a brief history and philosophy of Sumi-e (Oriental Brush Painting) before beginning your own painting. Your host will provide a Chinese brush and two sheets of rice paper, as well as an ink stone and stick for you to try grinding the "colors." You will then practice your strokes on bamboo stalks, leaves and seams. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 12 and up. Guests should be comfortable with my two small cats who roam the house and lanai/pool area. Rates start at $64 per person. See Details
Pioneer Park Pioneer Park is pet-friendly. This historical park is named after the individuals who founded St. Petersburg. Located along the city’s downtown waterfront, enjoy scenic views of the bay with your pooch. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Topwater Kayak Outpost Topwater Kayak Outpost is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a kayaking adventure in the calm waters off Ford De Soto Beach. Paddle together through the Mangrove tunnels and out to the Gulf on a wet and wild adventure with your best friend. Topwater Kayak Outpost is open at 9am, weather permitting with last launching during weekdays from 3:30pm and weekends from 4:30pm. All boats must be returned by 5:30pm. See Details
Downtown Waterfront Walking Tour 'Downtown Waterfront Walking Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Chelsey. You and your pooch will be treated to not only a tour of the waterfront and its iconic structures, but a talk about the history and current events of the area as well. End the tour with a sangria! The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
St Pete Beach Dolphin Tours Fido is welcome to join you for a private, pet-friendly boat tour at St Pete Beach Dolphin Tours in St. Petersburg, FL. You can choose to do a 2, 3 or 4 hour excursion with your furry friend, led by a US Coast Guard certified Captain. Enjoy seeing dolphins, wildlife and beautiful views on this tour. See Details
Gandy Bridge Causeway Pets are welcome to play and swim on this St. Petersburg beach. See Details
Gallagher's Pumpkins and Christmas Trees Bring Fido and family for a special Fall or Winter outing to Gallagher's Pumpkins and Christmas Trees, a dog-friendly seasonal attraction in St. Petersburg, FL. Owned by the Gallagher Family since 1987, this wonderful family-orientated attraction creates the perfect backdrop for seasonal photographs. Fido is welcome to partake in family fun which includes choosing your perfect pumpkin or Christmas tree. All of the trees and plants at Gallagher's Pumpkins and Christmas Trees are #1 Florist grade premium products. Take away one of many colorful hand made wreaths or beautiful poinsettias, and don't forget to pre-order a delicious pie to collect on the day of your visit. See Details
Clearwater North Beach Leashed dogs are allowed on the north section only of Clearwater North Beach, which starts at Somerset Street in Clearwater, FL. Bring your pooch for a stroll along the sand and in the surf, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. Although there's no parking north of Somerset, public meter parking can be found on Mandalay Ave, south of Somerset. See Details