Bark Parks in the Florida Keys
The following is a list of Bark Parks — reserved areas where dogs can be safely and legally off-leash — throughout the Florida Keys (Monroe County). If you know of a Bark Park not listed here, please email us so that we can update the list.
Founder's Park Dog Park (City of Islamorada Parks)
On US1, Mile Marker 87 Bayside, Islamorada [MAP]
This one-acre dog park offers poop bags, water bowls, a small kiddie pool, benches, chairs, and picnic tables. Toys and tennis balls can also be found scattered throughout the park. There is a $4 parking fee when an attendant is on duty (no set time), or you can avoid the fee by parking along the edge of the park and walking in.
Higgs Beach Dog Park (Monroe County Parks)
In Higgs Beach Park, ~1000 Atlantic Blvd., Key West [MAP]
This large fenced-in dog park has separate sections for large and small dogs. Features include a double-gated entry, fresh drinking water, waste cleanup stations, and an abundance of well-worn, donated toys. There is free parking across the street at Higgs Beach as well as behind the park (near the cell tower). For more information visit the park's Web site.
If you know of a Bark Park not listed here, please email us so that we can update the list.