Dog Friendly Activities in Tampa, FL

There are 37 dog friendly activities in Tampa. 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 Tampa.

Pet Friendly Picnic Island Beach Dog Park
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
Pet Friendly Davis Island Dog Park
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
Logan Gate Dog Park One of Hillsborough County's newest dog parks, this park is located in Citrus Park/Carrollwood area. The play area features 5 acres with a 6 foot galvanized chain link fence with double gated entries. The area is split into two separate access areas for small and large dogs. In addition, there are water fountains for people and dogs, picnic tables, shelters, dog washes, a hitching post, and doggie mitt receptacles. See Details
West Park Dog Park Hillsborough counties first dog park, it is conveniently located in the western part of the county near Tampa International Airport. The play area features 5 acres with a 6 foot galvanized chain link fence with double gated entries. The area is split into two separate access areas for small and large dogs. In addition, there are water fountains for people and dogs, picnic tables, shelters, dog washes, a hitching post, and doggie mitt receptacles. The park has many shade trees, an adjacent children's playground, and baseball fields. This is a great destination for the entire family to enjoy time outside with their favorite pooch. See Details
Tampa Waterfront Photo Walk 'Tampa Waterfront Photo Walk' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Fitz. Your host will capture some amazing memories of you and your pooch while visiting Tampa's waterfront. You will walk along, passing fountains, the Glazier Children's' Museum, the Riverwalk, along with some hidden gems. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $54 per person. See Details
Gadsden Dog Park This shady, well-kept Tampa off-leash park is a local favorite. Includes separate areas for large and small dogs, with one area at rest in rotation. See Details
Al Lopez Dog Park Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash as you explore this massive park, or off-leash in one of the two fenced dog parks. Dog parks include separate area for small dogs. See Details
Eureka Springs County Park A small park with an awesome boardwalk through a marsh, small garden areas, walking trails, and picnic areas. Dogs must leashed. See Details
Upper Tampa Bay Trail The Upper Tampa Bay 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 Tampa! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Upper Tampa Bay 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
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Dog Park Curtis Hixon Waterfront Dog Park is fully-fenced with artificial turf, agility equipment, drinking water, disposal bags, and trash cans. See Details
Guided Fishing in Tampa Bay 'Guided Fishing in Tampa Bay' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Nathaniel. Join your host for a sunrise tour, followed by fishing around Tampa. Leashed dogs are welcome on board with prior approval. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $400 per person. See Details
Palma Ceia Dog Park Bring your dog to play off-leash at the fenced dog run in Palma Ceia park. Includes drinking water and nice shade trees, though parking is limited. See Details
Lettuce Lake Park The 240-acre site has wooded picnic areas, playgrounds, bicycle and jogging trails, and a fitness course. The park also has a 3,500 ft boardwalk and an observation tower . Admission fee is $2 and dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Painting with an Artist at Her Studio 'Painting with an Artist at Her Studio' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Beatrice. Meet at your host's art studio in Tampa. From there, you'll either sit inside or outside at the lake’s waterfront, depending on the weather, to paint with acrylic paint on stretched cotton canvas. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. No experience needed. Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Rowlett Dog Park Enjoy the fenced, off-leash dog runs at this city park. They are separated for large and small pets, and each include agility equipment. See Details
Hyde Park Village Well-behaved pets on leashes are always welcome at Hyde Park Village. Pets love relaxing by the fountain, under the shade of the beautiful oak trees, or in one of the many grassy areas. Pet clean-up stations are located throughout the shopping center and many shops and restaurants keep fresh water and treats at the front door. Visit the Hyde Park Village website for more information. See Details
Giddens Dog Park This off-leash dog park makes for a wonderful shady spot to bring your dog on a hot day. Includes benches and grassy areas. See Details
Explore the Riverwalk with a Local 'Explore the Riverwalk with a Local' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ashley. You and your pooch will take a guided walking tour with a Tampa native, see the iconic Tampa sign at Sparkman Wharf, hear some history and unique facts about Tampa, and walk along the Riverwalk ending at Armature Works. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests should be in good enough physical condition to walk 2.5 miles. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Walking Tour Eat Drink With a Local 'Walking Tour Eat Drink With a Local' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jessica. Meet at an espresso cafe in Hyde Park and walk to the University of Tampa, while receiving a tour of the history over the bridge to Riverwalk. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 15 and up. Rates start at $99 per person. See Details
Deputy Kotfila Memorial Dog Park Dogs are welcome to play off-leash at this dog park located underneath the Selmon Expressway behind the Bell Channelside Apartments. Deputy Kotfila Memorial Dog Park has lots of room for dogs of all sizes to romp and separated areas for small and large dogs. The park features canine turf, water fountains with built-in pet bowls, and large bench-style seating all under the shade of the Selmon Expressway. The dog park is open daily from dawn until dusk. See Details
Photography on the Tampa Waterfront 'Photography on the Tampa Waterfront' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Shiloh. You and your pooch will explore the riverwalk area, walking its entire length while your host takes photos of you along the way. As a local, your host can also provide you with area information and history. Following your session, you will receive both edited and unedited images. Other photoshoot locations available. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 16 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. If you are coming for purely a photoshoot bring extra outfits. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
Ybor City Food Tours Looking for something exciting to do with your Furry Friend? Want to share in a great food tasting event that will both exercise your pets and refresh you at the same time? Look no further.. Come out and spend a day with Ybor City Food Tours Pet-Friendly Tour as they embark upon a 2-Hour tour that will be exciting for all. All food and drink tastings are included in your ticket price of $59.00. See Details
Two Shepherds Taproom Tampa's first fully air-conditioned indoor/outdoor dog park and bar. 21+ only! Come get your paws on a pint! Dogs are able to run freely while owners enjoy a refreshing beer, wine, or soda. See Details
Afternoon Guided Fishing in Tampa Bay 'Afternoon Guided Fishing in Tampa Bay' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Nathaniel. Jump on the boat at dawn and watch the beautiful sunrise over South Tampa, then enjoy several fishing spots. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $400 per person. See Details