Picnic Island Park

7409 Picnic Island Blvd.

Tampa, Fl. 33616

Beach for swimming, picnicking, & playground. Fenced dog area.

There are numerous opportunities to enjoy our parks with your dog, including enclosed, leash-free areas. Just remember to be safe, obey the rules, and respect the park and others.

Dog Park Etiquette (Petiquette)

  • Be mindful that during your visit to our parks, you and your pet may encounter wildlife. Therefore, we strongly suggest you maintain awareness of your surroundings at all times.

  • Dogs must remain leashed at all times when they are outside of the designated dog park/leash-free area as per city ordinance.

  • Dogs are not permitted to be unleashed in the parking lot in route to or from the park.

  • Dogs are not permitted on city beaches, unless it is a designated Dog Beach.

  • Dogs that bark persistently are a nuisance and will be removed from the premises.

  • All dogs and their owners must follow Dog Park and Leash-Free Area Rules and Regulations.




Gadsen Park

6901 S. MacDill Ave. 

Tampa, FL. 33611

Major city park with a lake, sports fields, picnicking, fenced dog areas, water station, playground & trails for jogging.

Dog Parks

Davis Island Dog Beach

864 Severn Ave.

Tampa, FL. 33606

Fenced area, water station, & benches. 

Palma Ceia Park

2200 Marti St.

Tampa, FL. 33629

Fenced dog area, water station, shade trees, basketball court, picnic tables & benches.