Dog Friendly Activities in Vero Beach, FL

There are 10 dog friendly activities in Vero Beach. 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 Vero Beach.

Pet Friendly Lagoon Greenway
Lagoon Greenway This exciting 187-acre property is located at the corner of 8th Street and Indian River Boulevard. It boasts an ecologically diverse three- mile trail system for hiking, jogging or bike riding. Even four legged creatures on leashes are welcome on the property (with careful clean-up by their two legged companions). See Details
Pet Friendly Vero Beach Dog Park
Vero Beach Dog Park Vero Beach Dog Park, is a 5-acre park divided between small and large dogs. It is adjacent to the City of Vero Beach Marina and is enjoyed by Mariners passing through as well as seasonal boaters. There is no fee required, however, the park is run by a nonprofit that would welcome donations of any amount. Benches, chairs, and covered seating areas provide comfort for the dog owners. Two water fountains for humans and canines are located in the small and large dog fenced areas. Paved handicap parking is convenient to the large dog park. Open daily sunrise to sunset. See Details
Route 1A Trail - Indian River County The Route 1A Trail - Indian River County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Vero Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Route 1A Trail - Indian River County. 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 See Details
Perfume Making with Published Pin Up 'Perfume Making with Published Pin Up' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Tamara. Small dogs are welcome to join you at this class where you will learn to make your own signature perfume with essential oils. You will get to take your bottle home with you. Please contact host prior to booking to confirm your pup's size for the class. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 16 and up. Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Captain Forster Hammock Preserve Hidden gem on the Indian river that goes from the river to the ocean. This 3/4 mile maintained trail passes through wonderful oak hammocks and wetland areas directly to the ocean. When you cross A1A the trail continues through another forested canopy ending under a stand of Australia pines with chairs and benches. Because this property in in the town of Indian RiverShores,the beach is pet friendly. Restrooms and water are at the trailhead but not at the beach. See Details
Historic Jungle Trail The Historic Jungle trail winds for nearly 8 miles along a sandy road through the hammock habitat of Florida's barrier islands north of Vero Beach. The trail—really a road—is on the National Register of Historic Places and was built in the 1920s so that citrus growers could haul their produce up and down the barrier island. Although cars do drive along the road, it's mostly used by cyclists, walkers, and joggers. The road is sandy but mostly hard packed and easy going for wide-tire bicycles. To reach the northern access point and parking: From the intersection of Wabasso Road (CR 510) and SR A1A, drive north 3.7 miles on A1A; you will see a sign on the right indicating Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge; turn left onto the road marked Historic Jungle Trail. See Details
Treasure Coast Cruises Sumset ,sightseeing and full moon cruises on the beautiful Indian river . Bring your best friend and experience one of the most pristine ecosystems in North America . Tours last around one and a half hours and are private . Bring a bottle of wine and some doggie snack and just relax as you watch dolphins and a beautiful sunset . See Details
TA Vero Beach Has a Popeyes, Pizza Hut Express, Taco Bell, Country Store and a Minit Mart 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
Paddles By The Sea Paddles by the Sea offers pet-friendly paddle board and kayak tours and rentals. See Details
Vero Tackle & Watersports Vero Tackle & Watersports offers dog-friendly private sightseeing tours and pet-friendly rentals. See Details
Walton Rocks Dog Beach This off-leash dog park was established on 24 acres of beach property so canines can romp in the sand and surf. Walton Rocks Dog Beach also has covered picnic tables, restrooms, and plenty of room to roam. See Details
Maravilla Park Maravilla Park offers an area for dogs to play uninhibited by leashes. See Details
Sebastian Bark Park Off leash play area offers lots of romping room, grassy areas, shade trees. Sally-port entries to a small and large dog separate fenced in areas. Park features handicap parking, drinking fountain, lake, benches, doggy bag dispensers, shade covered picnic tables and public restrooms. Also a walking trail around the lake along with a bridge across the lake. The parks overall size is currently 7½ acres. Small section is about a ½ acre and large section is about 2 acres. Dogs must be healthy, sociable, current on all vaccinations and license with tags on the collar, and under their owners control at all times. Owners must clean up after their pets, and keep them leashed when not in designated off-leash areas. The dog park is CLOSED Wednesday's 7:30am til' 9:30am for routine park maintenance. See Details
Wildcat Cove Preserve & Dog Park Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the trails along the Indian River Lagoon with their humans. See Details
Heathcote Botannical Gardens Home of the James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery, Heathcote Botanical Gardens contains the largest public tropical bonsai collection in the U.S., featuring 100 bonsai trees on permanent display.Visit our themed garden rooms including Palm & Cycad Walk, Herb Garden, Refelection Garden, tropical perennials, ferns, gingers, bromeliads, and native plants. Leashed pets are welcome throughout the gardens. See Details
Clear Kayak Glow Mangrove Tour 'Clear Kayak Glow Mangrove Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Charles. Paddle through the mangrove tunnels with your pooch, illuminated by the glow of bright lights. Dogs are welcome, as long as you bring a towel to protect the kayak. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 3 and up. Guests should be comfortable on and around the water. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Sebastian Inlet State Park Sebastian Inlet State Park is dog-friendly. You may only have heard of the name of this park followed by gnarly or radical, because it's truly a surfer's paradise, but it's way more than just hanging ten on the Monster Hole. There are also pretty picnic areas located on both sides of the inlet that can be enjoyed by dogs and their owners. If you want to work off those Scooby Snacks, you can take a wander along the Hammock Trail, a mile-long nature trail that meanders along the fringe of the mangroves. You can even learn about the plants that surround you by reading the various signs. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on the beaches or playgrounds, or in bathing areas, cabins, park buildings. The fee for entrance into the park is $8 per vehicle. Sebastian Inlet State Park is open 24 hours a day, every day of the week. See Details
Disc Dog Club We are a new group on Facebook, and a new club in Florida. Visit us like us and join our group. "Treasure Coast Disc Dogs" Bring your dog to the field and lets throw a few frisbees. See Details
St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park is dog-friendly. A popular park for dogs who love to hike, there are over 60 miles of trails that span the area, mainly made up of grassy forests of longleaf pine. Dogs are welcome on the trails, where you're advised to bring water with you as it can get blisteringly hot in the sun. There's lots of wildlife that calls the park their home, including birds, deer, coyote, bobcat, wild turkey, quail, eastern indigo snakes, and gopher tortoises. Be aware that you may also run into alligators, who aren't always friendly to people or pets. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to sunset. See Details
Clear Kayak Sunset Mangrove Tour 'Clear Kayak Sunset Mangrove Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Charles. Paddle through mangrove tunnels, which will keep you and your pooch shaded and ease the paddle effort. Dogs are welcome, as long as you bring a towel to protect the kayak. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 3 and up. Guests should be comfortable on and around the water. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
Sailfish Brewing Company Sailfish Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This family-friendly brewery right in the heart of downtown Fort Pierce offers house-brewed craft beer, a dog-friendly patio, and eats from the on-site restaurant, The Crafted Pie. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at outdoor tables. Sailfish Brewing Company is open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm to 9pm, Thursday to Friday from 12pm to 11pm, Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Clear Kayak Daytime Mangrove Tour 'Clear Kayak Daytime Mangrove Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Charles. Paddle with your pooch through mangroves, where you might encounter a variety of sea creatures, including turtles, dolphins and more. Dogs are welcome, as long as you bring a towel to protect the kayak. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 3 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests should be comfortable on and around the water. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
Indrio Savannahs Preserve Indrio Savannahs Preserve is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch to this nature preserve with easy to navigate, dog-friendly trails. Along the way, enjoy the variety of habitats and wildlife on display. If you bring your own boat, you can even get out on the water in the catch-and-release canoe pond. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Indrio Savannahs Preserve is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Islamorada Beer Company Islamorada Beer Company is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch to the Florida Keys only brewery and distillery. If you have yet to visit the spot where it all began, come by for a flight of delicious island brews, cocktails, spirit samples, and so much more. Islamorada Beer Company is open Tuesday through Thursday from 2pm to 8pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details