Dog Friendly Activities in Sarasota, FL

There are 29 dog friendly activities in Sarasota. 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 Sarasota.

Pet Friendly Red Bug Slough Preserve
Red Bug Slough Preserve Red Bug Slough Preserve is a dog-friendly nature preserve on 72 acres in Sarasota, FL. There are several trails that you can enjoy with your pup, some of which afford views of a small lake. There are two picnic shelters were you can share a snack with Fido. Be aware that you may encounter alligators during your visit, so keeping your dog leashed is imperative. Please clean up after your pets to help protect the flora and fauna. See Details
Pet Friendly Sarasota Boat Tours
Sarasota Boat Tours Sarasota Boat Tours offer dog-friendly charters for an unforgettable experience on the crystal clear waters surrounding Sarasota, FL. Step aboard the Sylvan Tritoon for a memorable excursion with Fido. Tours vary in length from a 2.5 hour sail at sunset to a 6 hour cruise. Sarasota Boat Tours will need to know the number and size of your dog(s) at the time of booking. Due to the warm climate, morning boat tours are recommended if bringing pets. See Details
Bayfront Park and Marina Bayfront Park and Marina is a pet-friendly recreational area in Sarasota, FL. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for a shaded stroll on the walking path around the bayfront. The park also offers picnic areas, restrooms, public art and more. See Details
Myakka River State Park Pets are welcome in the Old Prairie and Palmetto Ridge campgrounds at Myakka River State Park, a pet-friendly attraction in Sarasota, FL. This park also offers hiking trails, paddling, wildlife viewing, restrooms and more. See Details
Dog Park at Arlington Park Bring Fido for some off-leash exercise at the Dog Park at Arlington Park. This fenced area is located at the Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex in Sarasota, FL and features separate sections for large and small dogs to play. See Details
Lakeview Paw Park Lakeview Paw Park in Sarasota, FL features two acres of fenced area with separate sections for large and small dogs. Fido can enjoy some off-leash play with other canines and plenty of shade for rest breaks. Park amenities include benches and drinking stations. See Details
St. Armands Circle St. Armands Circle is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to wander around the outdoor sections of this shopping mall. Here, you'll find an array of shops, restaurants, salons and spas. St. Armands Circle is open every day of the week from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Boo's Ice House & Dog Bar Boo's Ice House & Dog Bar is a unique combination of an off-leash dog park and dog-friendly restaurant and bar in the iconic Rosemary District of Sarasota, FL. They have a selection of treats for Fido on their dog menu, and pet parents can try a slice of their signature, wood-fired pizza along with a refreshing cocktail. Dogs must be registered as a Boo's Pack member to enjoy the indoor and outdoor dog park areas. Age 16+ in the off-leash dog parks! Children under 16 are welcome in the Tavern (indoor restaurant) and the outdoor Doggie Dining Deck, which overlooks the outdoor off-leash dog park. See Details
Shelf Indulgence Used Book Cafe Shelf Indulgence Used Book Cafe is a dog-friendly, used bookstore and cafe in Sarasota, FL. Shop or enjoy a cup of coffee and bite to eat with Fido by your side! Dogs are welcome both outside at one of the bistro tables along the sidewalk, or inside the store. They offer a wide array of specialty coffee and tea drinks, along with a selection of pasties and fresh-to-order sandwiches and wraps with vegan options available. The shop buys and sells gently-loved books, and also offers free Wi-fi to customers. See Details
Sun King Sarasota Sun King Sarasota is a pet-friendly small batch brewery in Sarasota, FL. Bring Fido along to their bright facility where they allow dogs inside the taproom and out on their open-air patio. Along with house-brewed craft beer, they also offer light snacks at the bar and occasionally have food trucks on site. See Details
Siesta Key Rum Take Fido to Siesta Key Rum in Sarasota, FL, a family-owned and dog-friendly distillery that uses all-natural ingredients. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you in the tasting room as you try their selection of small-batch spirits, which include toasted coconut, coffee, spiced and special age-released rums. See Details
Payne Park Payne Park in Sarasota, FL is a dog-friendly park, home to the Payne Park Tennis Center, Skate Park, Circus Park, Café, and Amphitheater. Take Fido on a stroll along the walking path, and stop for a snack at one of the picnic tables. Enjoy public art displays, a water feature and a disc golf course. See Details
17th Street Paw Park 17th Street Paw Park is a great off-leash dog park in Sarasota, FL. This fenced area features water, shade and everything else your pooch needs to play. There are separate sections for large and small dogs with double-gated entries and agility equipment on the large dog side. See Details
Bird Key Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Bird Key Park, a pet-friendly park in Sarasota, FL. This park features a beach area, walking paths, pavilions, picnic tables, drinking fountains and more. Enjoy the view of the Sarasota Bay while you walk or sit with Fido! See Details
Sarasota Farmers Market Sarasota Farmers Market is a dog-friendly Farmers Market in Sarasota, FL. Established in 1979, this market has won numerous awards for their events and available stands to shop from, including Southern Living Magazine naming it the number one farmers market in Florida. They provide the community with a connection to local farmers, artisans, and chefs, right in the heart of town. This farmers market is open every Saturday, 52 weeks a year, rain or shine. They love seeing Fido with you and welcome leashed, friendly pets. Please note that all pets must be kept on short, non-extendable leashes and no excessive barking is allowed. See Details
Gillespie Park Bring Fido to the dog-friendly Gillespie Park in Sarasota, FL. This fun recreation area has two basketball courts, a fitness trail, picnic tables, three tennis courts and an off-leash dog park! Your pup is welcome to join you but must be kept on a leash at all times except when in the fenced-in dog runs. See Details
Ken Thompson Park Ken Thompson Park is a pet-friendly recreational area in Sarasota, FL. The park features hiking and biking trails, a boat ramp, fishing pier, picnic areas and a mangrove boardwalk. A leashed Fido is welcome to join you as you explore the park. See Details
Potter Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Potter Park, a pet-friendly park in Sarasota, FL. This park features a playground, shelters, picnic tables and more. There are also both paved and unpaved trails for you and Fido to enjoy a walk. See Details
Culverhouse Nature Park Get some fresh air at the pet-friendly Culverhouse Nature Park in Sarasota, FL. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you while exploring the grounds, hiking the trails, watching wildlife, taking bike rides, having picnics and much more. Come spend a day in the great outdoors with your canine friend! See Details
North Water Tower Park Leashed dogs are welcome at North Water Tower Park, a pet-friendly natural space in Sarasota, FL. You and Fido can explore the walking paths, open areas and mature trees. There are also picnic tables and pavilions to enjoy a packed lunch and the view of the water tower. See Details
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