Off-Leash Dog Parks in Tampa, FL

There are 39 off-leash dog parks in Tampa, FL. Use the links below to get an overview of each dog park, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Logan Gate Dog Park

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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.

Davis Island Dog Park

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Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located on Severn Avenue in Tampa.

West Park Dog Park

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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.

Gadsden Dog Park

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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.

Al Lopez Dog Park

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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.

Palma Ceia Dog Park

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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.

Giddens Dog Park

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This off-leash dog park makes for a wonderful shady spot to bring your dog on a hot day. Includes benches and grassy areas.

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Dog Park

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Curtis Hixon Waterfront Dog Park is fully-fenced with artificial turf, agility equipment, drinking water, disposal bags, and trash cans.

Lettuce Lake Park

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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.

Meadows Dog Park

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Meadows Dog Park is nestled away in the back of a neighborhood. It is located on a river with one side for small dogs, and another side for large dogs. There is play equipment for kids as well.

Kenwood Dog Park

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Your pet will thank you for the chance to run and play off-leash at this fenced St. Petersburg dog park.

Dr. Ott's Dog Park

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This clean, roomy off-leash dog park attracts a loyal crowd of regulars. Includes separate small dog area, shade, benches, swings, and picnic tables.

Crest Lake Dog Park

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Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced Clearwater dog run, which includes separate areas for large and small dogs as well as shade trees and water spigots.

Walter Fuller Dog Park

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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.

Lake Vista Dog Park

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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.

Mobbly Bayou Dog Park

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Pets will love to play at this off-leash, fenced dog park, though be careful during wet weather as the park has been known to flood.

Mango Dog Park

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Mango Dog Park features 5 acres of play area with a 6 foot galvanized chain link fence and double gated entries. The Park is split into two separate access areas for small and large dogs. In addition, there are water fountains for people and dogs, picnic tables, two pavilions, a place to hose off your dog, and a ’swim area’ on both sides (plastic pools). Doggie ‘Clean Up Mitts’ are provided. Restrooms are available. There is also some outdoor night lighting. Park is open from 7am to 10pm daily, but closed Wednesday mornings till noon for maintenance.

Enterprise Dog Park

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Enterprise Dogs Park is a spacious field where dogs can play off leash. There are plenty of water and poop bag stations available.

Anclote Gulf Dog Park

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This park is designed for both small and large dogs, consisting of over 24,000 square feet. There are fenced areas for both sizes, plus a doggie drinking fountain, fire hydrant, tunnels to run through, and even covered benches for the owners to sit and watch.

Northshore Dog Park

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Both dogs and owners are known for being friendly and well-behaved at this fenced, off-leash dog park located near the waterfront.

Walsingham Paw Playground

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Pets go wild for the chance to run and play off-leash at this fenced, grassy dog park, which includes drinking fountains and doggie rinsing stations where your pet can cool off.

Meadowood Dog Park

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This fenced dog park includes a separate small dog area, benches, and shade trees. It's a great place for your pet to play while you watch nearby skydivers!

Chestnut Park Paw Playground

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Chestnut Park Paw Playground is fenced and includes showers and doggy water fountains.

Happy Tails Dog Park

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Pets are allowed off-leash at Happy Tails, which includes a separate area for small dogs, drinking fountains, trees, and agility equipment.

Crescent Lake Dog Park

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This fenced, off-leash dog park includes fire hydrants for your dog to investigate, and drinking water is available.

Freedom Lake Dog Park

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Your pet will love to play at this fenced dog park with hydrants, watering holes and loads of shade trees.

Anderson Park Paw Playground

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This fenced, off-leash dog park includes separate small dog area, shade trees, watering stations, and benches for humans to relax on.

Coquina Key Dog Park

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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.

Safety Harbor Dog Park

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Located in the city's largest park (21 acres), this spacious area has separate sides for large and small dogs.

Boca Ciega Millennium Dog Park

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This lovely Seminole public park also includes a fenced 1.5 acre dog run where your pet may play off-leash. The area is grassy with plenty of trees for shade.

Sheffield Dog Park

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Your pet will love to romp and play off-leash in the fenced dog run at this lovely Oldsmar public park.

Carolyn Meeker Dog Park and Nature Trail

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The Carolyn Meeker Dog Park (aka Lutz Dog Park) is approximately 2 acres and separated into a large dog area and small dog area. A pond sits in between both dog areas. At the main parking area (122 1st Avenue SW) there are entrances for both dog areas and the nature trail. The main parking lot is graveled, has concrete handicap parking area, a bulletin board with information of interest, a handicap accessible Portolet and a human/dog water fountain. There is a second large dog area entrance with its own parking area next to John’s Butcher shop (102 1st Avenue SW). Both dog areas have benches to sit on and poop bag dispensers. The large dog area has a covered bench next to the concrete restroom building. It also has a dog time out area.

John S. Taylor Park

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Enjoy a stroll through this beautiful Largo park. Your on-leash pet is welcome to join you.

Apollo Beach Park

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Large fenced area with water facets, doggie poo bags, waste receptors and a covered pavilion with seating. The are two enclosures one for large dogs and one for small dogs. The dog park is located at one end of the city park next to the fire station. Other area of the park include a skate park, tennis and basketball courts,

The Dog Bar

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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 20 beers on tap, including many local and craft brews, 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.

Walsingham Park

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Three large shaded dog parks, two for large breeds and one for small. Six foot fences and plenty of room for the pups to play. The parks overlook the lake in Walsingham Park. There are also six miles of trails where friendly, leashed dogs are allowed.

Plant City Dog Park

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Off leash dog park with two separate areas for small dogs (7,300 sq ft) and for large dogs (9,000 sq ft). Plenty of shade and benches and waste bags.

Eagle Lake Park

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Great care was given to the restoration of the land’s natural habitat during the park’s development. One key feature is a wetlands section on the western side of the park which has been restored with 100 percent native plants. The park is home to fox squirrels, numerous bird species, gopher tortoises and water turtles. Amenities: In keeping with the tradition of the land’s former use, much of the park’s amenities were built with a citrus grove theme. These include: 6 picnic shelters - reserve shelters online 3 restrooms playground dog park - follow dog park rules A paved 12-foot wide recreation trail Numerous shell paths for walking and enjoying nature 2,000 feet of boardwalks over restored wetlands Catch and release fishing permitted from designated areas only, no bank fishing allowed. 3 vending stations History: The 163-acre park originally belonged to the Taylor family, one of the original pioneer families in Pinellas County. The Taylor's used the property for cattle grazing and as a citrus grove. The park comprises two parcels the county purchased in 1998 and 2006. All dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the park. Park closes at dusk. Patrons use the dog park at their own risk. Handlers are liable for any injury or damage caused by their dog (s). Handlers are limited to 3 dogs. Dogs shall be licensed and vaccinated with a tag on their collar at all times. Dogs in heat are prohibited. Handler must be 16 years of age or older. Children under 12 are not permitted without a responsible adult. Handler must control their dog and attend to it at all times. Handler must carry a leash with them at all times while in the park. Handler is responsible for picking up and disposing of their dog's waste in designated receptacles. No dogs under 4 months of age. Check with your veterinarian before introducing a new puppy to the dog park. No aggressive dogs. Handlers must stop their dogs from digging and are responsible for filling any holes their dog makes. No excessive barking. No bathing of dogs within the park. No food or smoking within the fenced area. Note to Patrons: Beware of holes dug by dogs. Users of this facility do so at their own risk. Do not go bare foot in the dog park. Be aware of diseases that can be transmitted from dog-to-dog in a dog park and have your dog vaccinated BEFORE coming to the park to play. Example: Kennel cough, ring worm, etc.