Bringing your furry friend with you on vacation? You’re in luck! There are quite a few good dog parks in St. Petersburg, FL, and we’re here to tell you all about them!
The 5 Best Dog Parks in St. Petersburg, FL
- Walter Fuller Park: Wide open, spacious, picturesque. These are the kinds of words you usually hear describe Walter Fuller Dog Park. Visitors often comment on the plentiful wildlife in and around the lake (ducks, geese, and other water-loving birds). There’s even a nice path the circles the park, if you and your pup want to take a leisurely stroll. Additionally, if you’re bringing a small dog, the park is actually divided into “smaller dog” and “larger dog” sections, so you can feel more comfortable letting your pup run free. Read more about Walter Fuller Park.
- Kenwood Dog Park: This park isn’t super quiet (it’s underneath an overpass), but it is large and well-maintained. The dogs certainly don’t have any complaints! This, like Walter Fuller Park, has a separate area for smaller dogs. Amenities include a doggy water fountain, hose, and plenty of shady spots for the dogs’ parents to relax and watch their pooches play. Read more about Kenwood Dog Park.
- Lake Vista Park: Lake Vista Park, situated behind Lakewood High School, is another large, well-maintained dog park in the St. Petersburg area. It offers grassy fields, a dog wash station, plenty of extra poop bags, and even a cell phone charging station! It’s also perfect for families, as it has a playground, plenty of shaded benches, lighted tennis courts, and much, much more. Read more about Lake Vista Park.
All of the aforementioned dog parks are in St. Petersburg. If you’re out and about (perhaps grabbing a drink at the dog-friendly Green Bench Brewing company), this is a great place to go to let your pup frolic with its fellows.
Now, if you’re wandering around Gulfport (and simply walking our beautiful streets on-leash isn’t enough), head over to Chase Park. Chase Park occupies a full city block, and is bordered by 27th Avenue, 28th Avenue, and 53rd and 54th Streets South.
And after a day out in the glorious Old Florida sunshine, return to the Historic Peninsula Inn for a delicious dinner at Isabelle’s. Isabelle’s is our award-winning on-site restaurant, specializing in scrumptious Southern Cuisine. Its numerous awards include Rand McNally’s “Best of the Beaches” and “Best of the Road.” We hope you’ll drop in and find out why we’ve received such acclaim!
So, if you’re heading to the area, why not join us at the beautiful Historic Peninsula Inn? Our inn features a variety of beautiful, pet-friendly suites sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. It’s the perfect starting point for excursions all around the area, and even has a multiple-award-winning restaurant on-site! Come see why customers rave about us (and return time and time again!).
Finally, if you haven’t already, download your free copy of our Gulfport Vacation Guide! The vacation guide offers a variety of insider information designed to help you get the most out of your vacation.