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Pet Friendly Parks

If you and your four legged friends feel like getting out  for a  walk, run or swim, you'll find pet-friendly parks listed below. County Ordinance prohibits pets at any other park locations.  For more information on parks and recreation in Sarasota County call 941-861-5000.

Beach Parks

Bird Key Park
200 Joh Ringling Causeway
Sarasota

Brohard Beach
1600 Harbor Dr S
Venice

Traditional Parks

All animals must be kept on a leash at these parks.

Ken Thompson Park
1700 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota

Bay Front Park at Marina Jacks
at U.S. Highway 41 and Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota

Gillespie Park
710 N Osprey Ave
Sarasota

Arlington Park
2650 Waldemere St (in the trail area only)
Sarasota

Paw Parks

Your pet may run freely in the designated areas of these parks.

17th Street Park
4570 17th St
Sarasota

Woodmere Park
3951 Woodmere Park Blvd
Venice

Lakeview Park
7150 Lago St
Sarasota

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