Dog Friendly Activities in Tavares, FL

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Tavares, and 36 more nearby. 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 Tavares.

Pet Friendly Lake Idamere Dog Park
Lake Idamere Dog Park This park has various dog enclosure with tunnels and jumps for the dogs, and overlooks a small lake. There is also shelter and seating for pet owners. See Details
Pet Friendly Rusty Anchor Mount Dora
Rusty Anchor Mount Dora Rusty Anchor Mount Dora is a dog-friendly pontoon boat tour in Mount Dora, FL. Dogs are allowed on-board so long as they remain on-leash. They offer two hour sightseeing eco tours of Lake Dora and the Dora Canal, as well as 1 hour Sunset cruises, shoreline tours, and half hour Lake front tours! See Details
Lake Griffin State Park Dogs are welcome at Lake Griffin State Park, made up of 620-acres of marshland and trees. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the two hiking trails that take in two miles of the park. Dogs are also welcome to stay with their owners at the popular campground, as long as they are on a leash under six feet. The fee for entrance into the park is $5 per vehicle. You can access Lake Griffin State Park every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Waterfront Park Waterfront Park is a dog-friendly walking the beautiful Lake Minneola in Clermont, FL. There is a beach, picnic tables, pavilion, basketball court, and sitting area. Disposable pick-up bags are available along the trail. See Details
Doctor's Dog Park This 750' by 300' dog park features water fountains, a pet shower, benches and, plenty of space for dogs to frolic and play. See Details
Mount Dora Dog Park Located in the Lincoln Avenue Community Park & Pool, this off-leash dog park in Mount Dora includes three separate areas for large, small, and medium-sized dogs. See Details
Leesburg Dog Park Leesburg Dog Park in Florida is pet-friendly. You can bring Fido to this park to hang out with lots of other pooches. This popular dog park is home to a rinse station, water stations, shaded picnic tables, doggie fire hydrants, and a separate areas for large and small dogs. The park is open every day of the week from 7am to 7pm. See Details
The Cellar Door A unique combination of wine bar, tasting room and live music venue, The Cellar Door welcomes dogs inside to belly up to the bar or sack out on the floor. See Details
Venetian Gardens Park This 64-acre dog-friendly park, located in Leesburg on the west shore of Lake Harris, is one of the city's three boating and recreation access points to Central Florida's Harris Chain of Lakes. Venetian Gardens Park has several sidewalks to walk your dog in the park as well as a pavilion and benches for breaks. See Details
West Orange Dog Park West Orange Dog Park in Winter Garden, FL, is a pleasant dog park with plenty of shade and a water fountain for both dogs and humans. There are balls to chase, plenty of mulch to dig in, and time out pens (just in case)! There are two separate areas at the park - one for smaller dogs and a bigger one for large dogs. Both have shaded seating areas for humans, some play equipment to entertain dogs, and a concrete path for walking (handy if you need to bring a stroller or are in a wheelchair). Sometimes there is a paddling pool so your canine friend can cool off. There is a hose in the smaller park and both parks have plenty of plastic baggies to encourage people to pick up after their pet. See Details
North Lake Community Park North Lake Community Park is a pet-friendly recreational area in Umatilla, FL. This popular park offers recreational sports fields, a dog park and trails for dogs and their owners to enjoy together. Formerly an orange grove, many citrus trees still make up its property boundaries and the landscaping is all Florida natives. The dog park section is fenced-in and offers 1.5-acres of recreational area for pups. See Details
Pear Park Pear Park in Leesburg, FL, is a dog-friendly park that offers several fenced areas for various sized dogs and seating for owners. The park also have several miles of trails that welcome leashed dogs, two large picnic pavilions with grills, playground, geo-caches, and "life trail" exercise stations. Dogs are not allowed on the fields, courts, and playground areas and may not enter the Wildlife Conservation Area. Please watch for signs indicating you are entering Wildlife Conservation Area along trail. See Details
Minneola Dog Park The beautiful, new City of Minneola Dog Park is located at Trailhead Park in Minneola.
There is a park area for small dogs (35 lbs and under) and an area for larger dogs (over 35lbs).

The park has open space for running, big trees for shade, water fountains and even a fire hydrant or two. Just in case you forget to bring your pick-up bags, there is a dog waste station with bags available.
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Rainbow Springs State Park Rainbow Springs State Park is dog-friendly. You're welcome to bring your pooch with you to enjoy the reserve and the numerous trails in the area. There are 14 miles of hiking trails to enjoy together that take in the varied scenery, including sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, bayheads, oak hammocks, and swamps. The pretty spring that surrounds the reserve can be viewed from these hiking trails. The fee for entrance into the park is $3 per vehicle. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until 6pm. See Details
West Orange Trail The West Orange 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 Winter Garden! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the West Orange 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
Alexander Springs Recreation Area Alexander Springs Recreation Area is a dog-friendly day use area located in Altoona, FL. A popular spot for backpacking, picnicking, nature viewing, swimming, and walking, Alexander Springs Recreation Area draws visitors who enjoy a range of outdoor pursuits. Day hikers can head to Timucuan Trail, a 0.9-mile interpretive loop or stroll along a paved path with leads you alongside the turquoise waters of Alexander Springs. Overnight campsites are available on a first come, first serve basis, and larger sites can be booked by reservation. There are restrooms on-site. See Details
TA Wildwood TA Wildwood in Florida has a Country Pride, Subway, Popeyes, Pizza Hut Express, Country Store and a Travel Store. This location has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care products. See Details
Barnett Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this clean, pretty fenced dog run. There are plenty of trees for shade, and picnic tables nearby. See Details
Brinson / Perry Dog Park This off-leash dog park includes four areas for dogs to play. Dog Park users must be 13 years of age or older and must have their Villages Resident ID card or a valid guest ID card and a photo ID. Guest 13-18 years of age must be accompanied by a Village resident or guest 19 years of age or older. Call (352) 674-1800 for more information. See Details
Lake Hiawatha Park Dog park in Clermont with separate areas for large & small dogs. See Details
Lower Wekiva River State Preserve This is a wonderful park for canoeing and swimming, though it can be crowded in summer. Leashed dogs are welcome in the preserve and on the trails. Obey all posted signs regarding pets. See Details
West Orange Trail The West Orange 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 Orlando! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the West Orange 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
Clear Kayak Tour Through Rock Springs 'Clear Kayak Tour Through Rock Springs' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Justin. Kayak around the area, stopping at several picturesque points along the way. There will even be a couple of chances for you to get out and enjoy the refreshing spring water. Bring a towel or blanket to protect the kayak from being scratched by your pooch. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Guests should be comfortable around water. Life jackets will be provided. Rates start at $64 per person. See Details
Winter Garden History and Tasting Tour 'Winter Garden History and Tasting Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rick. Fido is welcome to join you on this guided tour of Winter Garden, just be sure to contact the host prior to booking so accommodations can be made as some venues may not welcome dogs. You will hear the history of this area while getting to visit and sample some unique foods from places like the Farmer's Market and award winning restaurants. You will also get to visit Newton Park, West Orange Trail, the first "talkie" theater in Central Florida, the Heritage Museum, Crooked Can Brewery and more downtown. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 12 and up. Guests should be able to walk short distances. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details