March 18, 2021

Everyone knows Jacksonville is known to have one of the largest urban park systems in the nation but did you realize the extensive network of dog parks as well? Whether beach living is your thing or a more urban lifestyle found in Riverside, neighborhood dog parks are available all over the city for you and your four-legged best friend’s to enjoy.

Most people are not aware of the various dog parks available to Jacksonville residents. They are only a stones throw from some of the most fantastic of Jacksonville’s neighborhoods. Sure some charge a membership fee or application fee but many do not. Here’s a few favorites to check out in both Duval County and St Johns County:

No need to PAWS, these are free of charge:

        • Abess Park Dog Park (12743 Abess Blvd 32225)
        • Ed Austin Regional Park (11751 McCormick Rd 32225)
        • Oceanway Dog Park (12201 Sago Ave W, 32218)
        • John Gorrie Dog Park of Riverside Park (631-745 College St 32204)
        • Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park (7000 Roosevelt Blvd 32244)
        • Veterans Park Dog Park, St Johns County (186 Veterans Pkwy, St Johns 32259)
        • Deleon Shores Park, Palm Valley (9 Dolphin Blvd E 32082)
        • Nocatee Dog Parks:
          • Trails for Tails at Nocatee Community Park
          • Happy Tails at Greenleaf Village
          • Paws Dog Park at Davis Park
          • Waggin’ Tails at Twenty Mile Village
          • Central Bark at Twenty Mile Post

Membership/City application Parks (daily passes available) :

        • Dog Wood Park of Jacksonville (7407 Salisbury Rd 32256)
        • Atlantic Beach Dog Park, application with City of Atlantic Beach reqiuired (268 Aquatic Dr, Atl Bch 32233)
        • Paws Park (468 Penman Rd S, Jax Bch 32250)
        • Brew Hound Dog Park & Bar (1848 Kings Cir S, Neptune Beach 32266)
        • Kanine Social (580 College St 32204)

If you are looking for a new home in a neighborhood near a dog park or want to live in a community that has a dog park give me a call. Let’s go check them out.