Dog Friendly Activities in St. Petersburg, FL

There are 33 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. Located in the Grand Central District, this unique pet-friendly concept is all about the dogs. Four-legged patrons are required to have a membership, which helps ensure that all of the pups are healthy and non-aggressive. Fido will enjoy playing off leash in over 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space featuring turf, misting fans and heaters for all-season fun. See Details
Pet Friendly Dog Park Beach at Fort de Soto Park
Dog Park Beach at Fort de Soto Park The Dog Park Beach at Fort De Soto Park in St. Petersburg, FL features two fenced areas so both large and small dogs can enjoy off-leash fun. It also has dog showers for hot days. There's a designated dog beach area at the far southwest corner of the dog park. The rest of the park allows dogs on leash, except for the beach areas. See Details
North Straub Park North Straub Park is 4.8-acre waterfront park in St. Petersburg, FL, where leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the recreation trail. Conveniently located in the downtown area, this pet-friendly park offers scenic views of the bay for you and Fido to enjoy while getting some exercise. See Details
Sawgrass Lake Park Leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Sawgrass Lake Park in St. Petersburg, FL. This 400-acre public recreation space offers walking trails with beautiful scenery that Fido can explore with you. Amenities for two-legged visitors include an observation tower, boardwalks, a picnic shelter, wildlife viewing, and shaded spots throughout the trail to keep cool in the Florida heat. See Details
Dog Park at Kenwood Park The Dog Park at Kenwood Park is a fenced, off-leash area in St. Petersburg, FL featuring separate sections for both large and small dogs to enjoy. Visiting canines must be current on vaccinations, and there is a limit of two pups per person. Please note that the park is closed on Tuesdays for scheduled maintenance from 1pm until 3pm. See Details
Nikko's Dog & Sports Bar Bring Fido to pet-friendly Nikko's Dog & Sports Bar in St. Petersburg, FL, where leashed dogs are welcome to join you inside at the bar in St. Petersburg, FL. Have a drink, meet new people, listen to music, play vintage arcade games, and spend time with human and canine friends at this small but unique neighborhood bar. Limited outdoor seating is available as well, and water bowls are provided for four-legged patrons. See Details
Mutts and Martinis Bring Fido to Mutts and Martinis, the first dog-friendly waterpark and full-liquor bar in St. Petersburg, FL. This 5,000 square foot facility will offer plenty of canine fun, with a zero-entry, shallow splash fountain and water sprays. There will be both on an off-leash sections and an area to dry pups off after having fun in the water. A membership is required, and visiting dogs must be current on their vaccinations. See Details
Dog Park at North Shore Park The Dog Park at North Shore Park is a fenced, off-leash area perfect for exercising your pup near the waterfront in St. Petersburg, FL. This park features a separate large and small dog section, as well as a 'time-out' area and closes for scheduled maintenance on Tuesdays from 7am - 9am and Fridays from 1pm - 3pm. There is a limit of two dogs per person. Please see their website for a list of other rules before visiting. See Details
Dog Park at Coquina Key Park Bring your pup for some off-leash exercise at the Dog Park at Coquina Key Park in St. Petersburg, FL. This fenced dog park features large and small dog areas that include benches, drinking fountains and fire hydrants. There's a limit of two pups per person, and please remember to clean up after your pets. The park closes for weekly maintenance on Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm. See Details
Vinoy Park Vinoy Park, located on the waterfront in St. Petersburg, FL, is a popular, pet-friendly destination named after the Vinoy Park Hotel, which once sat adjacent to the park. Visitors can enjoy scenic views, events, festivals and concerts. The recreation trails along the waterfront are a great place to bring your pooch for a stroll, but dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after. 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
Dog Park at Lake Vista Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at the Dog Park at Lake Vista Park, a 1.5-acre, fenced dog run with water fountains, located 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
Dog Park at Crescent Lake Park Bring your pup for an afternoon of play with other canines at the Dog Park at Crescent Lake Park in St. Petersburg, FL. This fenced, off-leash area includes a double-gated entry, benches and fire hydrants for your pooch to investigate. Drinking water is also available. See Details
South Straub Park Leashed dogs are welcome at South Straub Park in St. Petersburg, FL. This pet-friendly park is located along the waterfront and offers recreation trails with a scenic view of the bay to explore with your pooch. Take a walk with Fido past the beautiful water fountain and enjoy 7.3 acres of grassy areas and paved trails with a mix of sun and shade. See Details
Abercrombie Park Abercrombie Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in the Jungle Terrace neighborhood of St. Petersburg, FL. Fido is welcome to join you here to have a picnic, take a stroll on the boardwalk, or enjoy the scenic views of the bay. See Details
Urban Kai Salt Creek Urban Kai is a pet-friendly store with a location in the Salt Creek area of St. Petersburg, FL. Bring Fido with you while you shop their wide selection of SUP equipment, apparel, accessories, watersport supplies, and even Ruffwear for your pup. They also offer paddle board & kayak rentals, training, private lessons, and adventure tours. Just be sure to get a life jacket for Fido before heading out on the water! See Details
Dog Park at Walter Fuller Park Fido is welcome to play off leash at the Dog Park at Walter Fuller Park in St. Petersburg, FL. This fenced area features a separate section for small dogs, drinking fountains, fire hydrants and nearby restrooms for humans. The dog park is closed for maintenance on Tuesdays from 7am - 9am and Fridays from 1pm - 3pm. 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 2 hour pontoon boat cruise and sunset tour. Private tours welcome dogs on board. The experience lasts 2 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 $125 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