Deerfield Beach, Florida has got to be one of the best places for pet-friendly adventures in the sunshine state. Surrounded by sun, sand, palm trees, Deerfield Beach has a lot to offer for pet-lovers looking to spend the day outside with their four-legged friends.
As for dog parks, there are several options in the area. One local favorite is the Canine Cove at South County Regional Park. This fenced-in park offers gazebos, benches, and a water fountain, as well as a separate small dog area. Noted for its' friendly regulars, this park is not to miss.
Other dog park options include the Mizner Bark Boca Raton Dog Park, which is free to residents but requires a parking permit for non-residents. This park features three separate areas based on your dog's size.
Deerfield Beach is home to one of the top-rated parks in the country, Quiet Waters Park. Featuring several lakes, a marina, mountain bike trails, a campground, and a water-park spread out over 431 acres, this park even offers special dog-only K9 Water Festival Days. For several days a year, off-leash dogs are welcome to play at the water park; afterward, they can enjoy the Barktoberfest event which includes a fun zone for dogs and a costume contest.
If you go just 22 miles south of Deerfield Beach, you will find Windmill Dog Park. This dog park has lots of room for you to run and play fetch with your dog. This is an off-leash dog park that has fenced in areas separated by weight. The shady pavilion area provides a spot for you to rest while your dog plays. If you are looking for a quiet place to meet friends and just have a nice day off, then this is the place to come visit. You and Fido will make some pawesome new memories here!
Gary B Jones Park is a 26-mile car ride from Deerfield Beach, but it is definitely worth it. Fido will find plenty of room to run and play within the fenced in area. The water stations are clean. The whole park is very well-maintained. If you do bring Fido’s leash, you and your dog can take a stroll on the sidewalk around the dog park area. There’s plenty of shaded spots to get some relief from the Florida heat. There is also a kiddie pool for Fido to splash around in! Get ready to meet lots of new friends and fur friends with every visit.
Find a new adventure down at Canine Corner Dog Park in Pompano Beach, just a 15-minute drive from Deerfield Beach. The small dog area is nice and grassy with plenty of room to run. It has its own water fountain, cleaning station, and sitting area. The large dog area has less grass and more dirt and mud. There are lots of places to sit and watch your dog bark at his new fur-iends. When you are all done, give Fido a quick shower so he doesn’t leave paw prints in the car. This is a great place for a day of fun in the sun without getting too hot.
Do you want to go swimming, but don’t want to deal with the mud? You will definitely want to take a 22-minute car ride straight to Fort Lauderdale and check out Off Lead Dog Pool. This is a bone-shaped pool set up just for you to doggy paddle in. Come and spend the day swimming, relaxing, or sitting by the pool side enjoying the fresh air. Other amenities include a day spa, in-house groomers, and a boarding room should you decide you need a mini vaca. Dogs and humans are welcome to relax together in this one-of-a-kind facility.