Pinellas Park is a city in Pinellas Park, Florida that has been around for a hundred years. It is the fourth largest city in the County and the number one most populated county in Florida. Philadelphia publisher F.A. Davis, who wrote about the medical benefits of Florida’s climate, founded the town in 1911. The people of Pinellas Park are true dog lovers and have a lot to offer Fido when you visit their community.
Pinellas County has more dog parks than any other county in the southern United States. The county itself owns seven of those parks themselves. Each of these parks is within a community park, and they each have fences and cooling stations with showers and water fountains for the dogs when they get too hot. The Fort Desoto Park on Pinellas Bayway has seven miles of white sand beaches, trails, camping, and even a historic fort. Anderson Park on Highway 19 has a boardwalk, picnic shelters, and playgrounds on the beach.
Boca Ciega Millennium Park on 74th has a 35-foot tower where you can see the Boca Ciega Bay. Chestnut Park on East Lake Road is over 250 acres of trails, playgrounds, and ball fields on Lake Tarpon. Eagle Lake on Keene Road has a 2,000-foot boardwalk over wetlands and many trails. Sand Key Park on Gulf has playgrounds, barbecue/picnic areas, swimming, boating, and fishing. Walsingham Park on 102nd Avenue is a 354-acre wonderland with a 100-acre lake with trails, piers, boating, fishing, and a fitness area. There is no way you and Fido will get bored in this town.
Edgemoor is roughly 4 ½ miles from Pinellas Park and is located off the coast of Old Tampa Bay. Dogs and humans can take advantage of Puryear Park that is situation on 58 acres and offers a wilderness area, 5 lighted football and soccer fields, a tennis court and walking paths you can enjoy with your leashed pooch! J. Tails is a pet service provider that was created to help foster the relationship between pets and their owner by providing walks and pet sitting while you run errands, helping you have more time for cuddling. The community also hosts dog events like the St. Pete Spring Pet Fling, and the Howl-O-Ween Pet Fest & PAWrade!
This family-friendly community offers amazing views, thanks to its location along the coast overlooking Boca Ciega Bay. The Walter Fuller Recreation Center offers a gymnasium, meeting rooms, a pickle ball court, tennis courts, a playground and a dog park! The Walter Fuller Dog Park offers your pooch the opportunity to have some off-leash fun in this fenced-in dog park that includes separate areas for small and large dogs, drinking fountains, fire hydrants, and restrooms for human companions! Harold Seltzer’s Steakhouse and Square 1 Burgers & Bar are a couple of restaurant options that accommodate our four legged friends in Jungle Terrace.
Seminole is located just about 12 minutes directly east from Pinellas Park and offers residents gorgeous views of Lake Seminole, as well as access to Lake Seminole Park. Lake Seminole Park covers more than 250 acres and is a designated wildlife habitat and sanctuary. Raccoons, alligators, various waterfowl, hawks, bald eagles, black vultures, tortoises/turtles, snakes, and more reside in this park. Dogs are allowed to explore on leash for their safety and the safety of the other critters in the park. Bark Life is the local pet merchandise and food supplier that also offers pet grooming services in the Seminole neighborhood.