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Top Dog Parks around Tampa Bay area

Below are popular dog parks in the Tampa Bay area that have received high reviews.

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Tampa

This 8 acre park is located in the heart of downtown the banks of the Hillsborough River and the Riverwalk section that connects the David Straz Performing Arts Center to the Glazer Children's Museum and the Tampa Museum of Art. There are two interactive fountains and spraygrounds, an expanse of lawn with a dog run and a Pavilion building with restrooms.

600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 274-8615

Logan Gate Dog Park Tampa

A non-staffed park, this park is approximately 5 acres,located in Citrus Park/Carrollwood area. There are two separate access areas for small and large dog with water fountains for people and dogs, picnic tables, shelters, dog washes,a hitching post and doggie mitt receptacles. Open Sunrise to Sunset.

7374 Monterey Blvd, Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 744-5595

Lettuce Lake Park Tampa

This 240-acre site is one of the most successful parks in Hillsborough County, with well over one million visitors annually. More than half of the park’s property lies in the natural floodplain of the Hillsborough River. There is a bicycle path & jogging trail, a fitness course and a playground for kids. Nature lovers can either hike, kayak, or fish on their own, or take a $5 guided nature tour on Saturdays and Sunday

6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33637
(813) 987-6204

Lake Vista Park St Petersburg

A 40.8 acre park with a dog park, skate park, playground, outdoor fitness area, 2 lighted basket ball courts, 2 regulation size baseball fields, 8 tennis courts and excercise trail. The general public may rent Lake Vista Park land & shelters, Lake Vista Recreation Center, Pool facilities and/or athletic fields. Open 30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset.

1401 62nd Ave. S., St. Petersburg, Florida, 33705

Enterprise Dog Park Clearwater, FL

Amenities include: 8 doggy water fountains throughout the park, 3 water fountains, 1 rinse station at the entrance to the park, 2 covered picnic tables and a bike rack. Doggy waste bag dispensers located throughout the park. Opening hours: Monday: 9 a.m. to Sunset, Tuesday to Thursday: Sunrise to Sunset, Friday: 11am to Sunset, Saturday and Sunday: Sunrise to Sunset

2671 Enterprise Road East, Clearwater, FL 33761

Freedom Lake Dog Park Pinellas Park

This dog park is located at Freedom Lake Park, which is also home of a Korean War Memorial. It includes a generous fenced exercise space, hydrants, watering holes, and plenty of shade.

9990 N 46th Street, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Deputy John Kotfila, Jr. Memorial Dog Park Tampa

Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority dedicated this dog park, located underneath the Selmon Expressway behind the Bell Channelside Apartments as a memorial to Deputy John Robert Kotfila, Jr. who lost his life to a wrong-way driver on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway after they learned of his strong bond with his German Shepard, Dexter. There is plenty of room for dogs of all sizes to socialize, with separate play areas for small and large dogs. The park is installed with canine turf, which is safer for puppy paws, requires less maintenance and is more durable. Other elements include water fountains with built-in pet bowls and large bench-style seating throughout the park. This is all under the shade of the Selmon Expressway. Open sunrise to sunset.

705 N Raymond St, Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 272-6740

Gadsden Dog Park South Tampa

Located in Gadsden Park the 1.47 mile asphalt trail consists of two loops. The Lake Gadsden loop is 0.88 miles. The play area loop is 0.59 miles. Park amenities include a dog park, picnic tables, picnic shelters, restrooms, ball fields, a playground and a fishing lake. Open sunrise to sunset

6901 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33611
(813) 274-7733

Chestnut Park Paw Playground Palm Harbor

Located in the John Chesnut Sr. Park, an area of lush vegetation and natural wildlife adjacent to Lake Tarpon, a five mile long lake, by 1 mile wide. The lake accommodates motor boats and canoes. Facilities include a dog park, 13 picnic shelters with grills, boat ramp, restrooms, playgrounds, horseshoe pits, softball field, water fountains and restrooms.

2200 E Lake Rd S, Palm Harbor, FL 34685
(727) 582-2100