Off-Leash Dog Parks in Florida

There are few things in life a dog loves more than running off-leash with his canine comrades. No matter where you live or where you’re headed in Florida, we can help you find an off-leash dog park nearby. We’ll even give you the scoop on poop bag and water availability.

Pet Friendly Lake Eola Park
Lake Eola Park Although technically not a dog park, the nearly 1-mile walking path around Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, Florida is very pet-friendly. There are several dog-related events that take place at Lake Eola each year, and almost any time of the day you'll find pet owners taking their four-legged friends for a walk around the lake. Poop bag dispensers are conveniently located on the lake path so that you can clean up after your pet. In addition to the lake path, visitors can also rent swan boats to enjoy with pets up to 5 lbs. There is also an amphitheater where concerts and other events are regularly held, as well as a couple of pet-friendly restaurants next to the lake, which will allow you to dine outdoors with your pooch. See Details
Pet Friendly Nancy Weidenhamer Dog Park
Nancy Weidenhamer Dog Park Nancy Weidenhamer Dog Park, located in Destin, FL, is a dog-friendly, 1.5-acre, secure area for Fido to play. Originally known as Destin Dog Park, it was renamed Nancy Weidenhamer Dog Park in 2017 to honor the memory of its founder. Open from sunrise until sunset, Fido is welcome to run off leash at this popular neighborhood gathering spot. There is a separate area for small dogs to play. All dogs must be secured on a leash when entering and leaving the dog park. Benches and water stations are available. See Details
Lake Baldwin Park Lake Baldwin Park in Winter Park, FL, offers an off-leash dog area (during designated hours) near the water with picnic tables, two pavilions, and doggie showers. The park is closed every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month until 12pm for maintenance. See Details
BrewHound Dog Park + Bar BrewHound Dog Park + Bar is a dog-friendly bar and dog park in Neptune Beach, FL. Brewhound is a membership based park and serves coffee, local craft beer, and wine on tap. The off-leash dog park features turf grass, separately fenced areas for large and small dogs, cool, shady areas, and The Doggie Splash Pad. Areas are supervised by trained ”Ruffarees” to maintain a friendly and safe environment for all pups. Daily, monthly and annual memberships are available. See Details
Bayview Park Bayview Park is a pet-friendly park in Pensacola, FL. The park features picnic areas with grills, a dog park, boat launch, restrooms, playground, walking paths and trails, and more. See Details
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar in St. Petersburg, FL, is a combination of a private, off-leash dog park and a full-service sports bar. Watch your dog play while you enjoy your favorite beverage! Located in the Grand Central District of St. Pete, this unique spot offers a hybrid between a private dog park and a full liquor, beer, and wine bar. This unique concept is all about the dogs and they require our doggie patrons to have a membership, which helps ensure that all of the pups are healthy and nonaggressive. There’s over 5,000 sq. ft. of off-leash indoor & outdoor areas for pups with separate areas for low energy dogs from the large play area. Both are turfed and feature misting fans to keep you cool in the summer and heaters to fight off the chill in winter. Although they do not serve food, you are more than welcome to order delivery from your favorite local restaurant or try one of the many food trucks. There's a full selection of your favorite cocktail choices, but the bar also offers 31 rotating draft beers many from local craft breweries as well as 40+ choices of canned brews. See Details
Barkley Square Dog Park Barkley Square Dog Park encompasses more than 14 acres and provides areas for large dogs, small dogs, training events, and time-out spaces. The dog park is situated on a parcel of land with many trees and even a small, lined pond in the large dog area. Parking is plentiful and amenities include a modern restroom, benches, dog watering stations, and attractive vinyl-coated fencing. The Barkley Square Dog Park is the fifth of its kind in Volusia County, the second owned and operated by Volusia County Government. The park opened in spring 2007 with a howling celebration. See Details
Pups Pub BringFido to Pups Pub, South Tampa's dog-friendly, full liquor, off leash dog park bar. Let your pooch meet other pups at the indoor or outdoor dog park areas, while you enjoy one of the specialty cocktails from the bar. Day passes, monthly, and annual memberships are available. All dogs must have up to date vaccinations: Rabies and Parvo (you can send in your records before your visit, or bring them with you on your first visit!). Food trucks can sometimes be found onsite or you are welcome to bring your own food. Human guests must be at least 21 years old to visit. See Details
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park Commonly referred to as Hanna Park, Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park in Jacksonville welcomes leashed dogs throughout the year in the park and at the beach. This 450-acre area offers a water park, freshwater lake, pet friendly campground, hiking and biking trails, one of Jacksonville's best surfing beaches and more. Most areas of the park are dog friendly. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times, clean up after your pup, and obey all posted signs. There is a small fee for admission. See Details
Dog Wood Park Dog Wood Park in Jacksonville is a 42-acre, dog-friendly space (25 acres of which are currently fenced) that provides fitness, relaxation and socializing opportunities for both you and Fido. There is an admission fee and memberships are available. Dogs can run off-leash to their hearts' content in a safe, controlled environment. The off-leash park offers a variety of recreational and fitness amenities, including dog-swimming ponds, jogging/walking trails and exercise equipment. Perhaps even more importantly, the off-leash park gives dogs a chance to socialize with others of their own kind. Dogwood Dog Park features the following amenities: a 2-acre swimming lake for dogs, 25 fenced acres with 6-foot chain link fence, huge fields for frisbee and throwing balls, a 4-acre shady area for those hot days, a dog shower for muddy paws, a 10-acre natural wooded area with nature trails, and a small dog area for dogs under 25 pounds with both sunny and shady sections, and Lake Fifi, a small dog swimming pond! See Details
Liza Jackson Dog Park The dog park at Liza Jackson Park in Fort Walton Beach is divided to small and large dog areas. There are water fountains for the dogs are located inside of the fences as well. Rules are posted on the outside of the fence. See Details
Canine Cove at Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park Canine Cove at Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park is located in Boca Raton, FL. Locals love this beautiful, fenced off-leash dog park, which includes four separate areas for different sized dogs, gazebos for shade, drinking water, waste stations, a pet washing station and benches to rest on. The park is closed on Wednesdays 12pm until 3pm for maintenance. See Details
Ed Austin Dog Park Ed Austin Dog Park is located in Jacksonville, FL, is a family sports venue and exercise complex. Follow the old golf cart trail for a 1.75 mile walk or go into the 4 acres of off leash dog park. See Details
Amelia Earhart Dog Park The Amelia Earhart Dog Park has a separate area for small dogs, benches, exercise equipment, shade, and gardens. There are also picnic tables, human and doggie drinking fountains, poop bag dispensers, and trash cans. The bark park is open from 8am to sunset, seven days a week. Parking is free during the week, but there is a fee on weekends. See Details
Frank Brown Park and Dog Park Leashed dogs are welcome throughout Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach, which features an onsite dog park for off-leash playtime. The dog park has large dog and small dog fenced areas, benches, and water and cleanup stations. The dog park is located at the back left section of the park. Leashed dogs are also welcome to explore its greenways and trails. During sporting events, dog owners are asked to stand along the back of the fields, outside of the fence, as pets are not allowed inside the complex when games are in progress. Dogs are allowed elsewhere in the Park when games are in progress. See Details
Enterprise Dog Park Enterprise Dogs Park in Clearwater, FL, is a spacious field where dogs can play off leash. There are plenty of water and poop bag stations available. Please check their website for any temporary closures. See Details
Founder's Park Dog Park Founder's Park Dog Park in Islamorada, FL, is a one-acre fenced park where Fido can run leash free and socialize with other furry buddies. The dog area features a seating area, doggy wash and watering station, and agility equipment. Leashed dogs are welcome in other areas of the park except the beach and picnic areas. See Details
Halifax Humane Society Dog Park PLEASE CHECK THE DOG PARK'S WEBSITE FOR ANY TEMPORARY CLOSURES DUE TO MAINTENANCE. Halifax Humane Society Dog Park in Daytona Beach has a prime location off I-95, making it a premier destination for pet-centric travelers and community members alike. The park features areas for both small and large dogs on and off a leash. The park includes agility courses, fenced & shaded areas, walking trails, and water stations for pet owners and their animals. See Details
Lake Crago Dog Park Lake Crago Dog Park in Lakeland, FL, is an off-leash area located within Lake Crago Park. See Details
Kanine Social Kanine Social is an indoor and outdoor park in Jacksonville, FL, where dogs and their owners are welcome to stay for a beer, a game, or a whole day. This is more than just a park for your pup to socialize in, there's also a craft beer and coffee bar so you can catch up with your human friends over a hot or cold one as well. The two parks on site are 7,000 square foot each, and the indoor park is climate controlled for those hotter days. There's a separate play area for small dogs on site and three self wash bathing stations for when they're done playing. Dogs who want to stay and play can do so for one price. Memberships are available. See Details
Loch Haven Park The dog-friendly Loch Haven Park in Orland, FL, is known as the region's premier cultural park. It's nestled between three lakes and spans across forty-five acres. The park features art displays, Central Florida's oldest oak tree, and a small fenced-in dog park. Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after during their visit. Waste bags and garbage bins are scattered throughout the park. See Details
Two Shepherds Taproom Two Shepherds Taproom in Tampa is a fully air-conditioned indoor/outdoor dog park and dog-friendly bar. Humans must be at least 21 years old to enter, and pups must be at least 8 months old and must be spayed/neutered. Come get your paws on a pint! Dogs are able to run freely while owners enjoy a refreshing beer, wine, or soda. Upload proof of up to date rabies, distemper and bordetella vaccinations on their website prior to visiting. See Details
Boca Ciega Millennium Dog Park Boca Ciega Millennium Dog Park is an area of this Seminole public park that 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. See Details
Gemini Springs Dog Park The Gemini Springs Dog Park is a 4.5-acre fenced area of Gemini Springs Park in DeBary, FL, with two sections -- one for small dogs under 25 lbs and another for large dogs over 25 lbs. The park includes shaded areas, dog wash stations, water fountains for dogs, benches and picnic tables. See Details