Dog Friendly Activities in St. Petersburg, FL

There are 21 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 Fort De Soto Dog Beach Park
Fort De Soto Dog Beach Park The Fort De Soto Park has large fenced areas for both large and small dogs, including dog showers for those hot days. Dogs are allowed anywhere in the park on a six-foot leash, except on any beach. The Paw Playground area is the exception -- dogs are allowed on the beach, and they are allowed off leash on that area of beach. They can also run free inside the fenced areas. On a hot summer day, you can cool off your dog by hosing him down, and drinking water is available too. The park also has plenty for two-legged visitors too -- an old Spanish fort to explore, gorgeous parks, overnight camping with plenty of amenities, and picnic areas. The north beach was named "America's #1 Beach" in 2008 & 2009 by TripAdvisor. See Details
Pet Friendly Gandy Bridge Causeway
Gandy Bridge Causeway Pets are welcome to play and swim on this St. Petersburg beach. See Details
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar gives humans and dogs a place to relax and enjoy the company of other humans and canines in a fantastic atmosphere. The expansive indoor space includes ample seating, TVs, ping pong, skee ball, corn hole, and board/table games. The outdoor space includes an off-leash park with separate areas for small and large dogs, swimming pools, doggie ramps, tunnels, and cots for lounging. A Dog Park supervisor is onsite to ensure the safety of every pooch. The bar itself has 31 beers on tap, including many local and craft brews, a full liquor selection, wine, cold-brew coffee, and soda. Anyone 21 and older can enjoy the bar, but membership is required to use the dog park. Membership requirements include proof of current vaccinations and dogs over 1 year of age must be spayed or neutered. The membership fee is $40 per year for the first dog and $20 per year for each additional dog. A $5 week pass is also available. See Details
Kenwood Dog Park Your pet will thank you for the chance to run and play off-leash at this fenced St. Petersburg dog park. See Details
Walter Fuller Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes separate area for small dogs, drinking fountains, fire hydrants, and nearby restrooms for humans. 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
Northshore Dog Park Both dogs and owners are known for being friendly and well-behaved at this fenced, off-leash dog park located near the waterfront. See Details
Lake Vista Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this 1.5 acre, fenced dog run with water fountains. There's even a time-out area for over-excited pets. 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
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
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
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
One Lucky Dog Boutique We have adorable dresses,tanks, bandanas, harnesses and so much more! The knowledgeable staff at One Lucky Dog Boutique in St. Pete, FL is here to help you make the best selections of products for your furry kids! 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
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
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
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
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
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
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar 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, this helps them 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 featured 7 days a week. There's a feature 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. Two additional taps hold cold-brew coffee on nitro from Made Coffee, as well as a house-made Tito’s Moscow Mule. Requirements for dogs: $5 for a day pass, $30 for a 10-punch pass, or $50 annual membership ($25 annual for each additional dog in the household) Puppies must have their rabies shot (4 months old) or stay in the on-leash area. Dogs over one year old must be spayed or neutered. Bring in a copy of current vaccines: rabies, parvo (required), and Bordetella (recommended.) Digital copies are fine. Non-aggressive Requirements for people: You must be 21 years or older You do not need a dog to visit Dog Bar, but you must love dogs! There is no entrance fee if you don’t have a dog with you. See Details
Picnic Island Beach Dog Park Dogs are welcome to play off-leash at the beach here. Just be careful as the area is not fully fenced. See Details
Honeymoon Island State Park Freedom to roam, white sandy beachfront, gentle lapping waves and crystalline water means happy pooches and owners alike. In addition to having their own beach on the southern tip of the island, dogs are also allowed on the nature trail. Pets must be on a 6-foot handheld leash at all times while in these areas. See Details
Davis Island Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located on Severn Avenue in Tampa. See Details