Barking And Beaches | Top Places To Take Your Dog In South Florida


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Barking And Beaches | Top Places To Take Your Dog In South Florida

You love your dog; why not take your best four-legged friend somewhere he/she would love to go? Dogs love the beach and the South Florida beaches are the best place to take your furry friend. Here are some great off the leash areas and coastlines that will sure be a good time for all.

The Dog Beach at Key Biscayne is a wet and wild time for your pet. With the gradual slope into the water, you are able to get a great tan and take your pet for a swim. Make sure to bring your own supplies such as bowl, towel and shade since it will not be provided there. It can get very busy so you want to get there early. Also, make sure your dog gets along with other pets since it is very busy there. It is a non-fenced area so you are responsible to watch your dog at all times. Admission is free and it is open from sunrise to sunset.

The next park has many amenities for your pet making it one of the most visited dog parks in South Florida. Over a million people a year come to visit Tropical Park’s Bark Park. With over two acres of doggy fun, the area is divided into two sections. One section is for dogs over 35 pounds and the other section is for dogs less than 35 pounds. They are able have endless amounts of play time with the tire jump, king of the hill ramp and a window jump. On a hot Florida day, there are even comfort stations for your pet with drinking fountains and water sprayers. They can also cool off under the shade structure that overlaps each separated area with park benches, walkways and tall shade trees. Admission is also free.

One dog park that is located in Broward County is located in Downtown Fort Lauderdale called Bark Park. It is located in the back side of the 92-acre Snyder Park in a beautiful fenced off area. There is lots of large grassy areas for your dog to run and roam leash free. They also have a separation for large and small dogs. Bark Park also is great for your dog to play with the agility equipment and cool off with the hosing stations and drinking fountains. For the dog owners, there are large benches to kick your feet up and watch your puppy play. Hours are 7 AM to 7 PM and closed on Thursdays. Bark Park is staffed with a supervisor for extra safety.