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1. Jupiter Dog Beach - Beach marker #25 - #59
Jupiter's dog-friendly beach areas have been defined as a 2.5 mile stretch of beach from beach marker #25 at Marcinski Road going north to beach marker #59 on the south end of Carlin Park. This is a popular off-leash dog beach so make sure to keep an eye on your furry friend, bring plenty of fresh water and shade!
2. F.I.N.D. Park - 211 River Park Drive, Jupiter, FL 33477
Great off-leash dog park with separate fenced areas for large and small breeds. There is an additional area with direct access to the intracoastal for those whose dogs like to swim. Or whose dog is like mine and is afraid of the water so he just barks from the beach. There's something for every kind of dog.
3. Jupiter Outdoor Center - 9060 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL
You can rent a kayak or paddleboard from JOC for you and your pup to venture out on the water or as a part of one of their group paddles. Just don't forget your doggy life vest!
4. Surfur Dogs - Jupiter Beach Access #53
Offers dog surf lessons for $30 for 30 minute sessions. Call or text Sam Chiet 561-427-8660 to book your lesson at Jupiter beach access #53. They'll provide the surf board and the life jacket.
5. Peanut Island -
Peanut Island is a dog-friendly island accessible by $10 ferry, kayak or boat. You can camp over night or kayak over at low tide so your dog can run around in the water. Don't forget sunscreen if you have a light-fur or short haired dog.
6. City Paws - 1302 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Howard Park City Paws Dog Park in West Palm Beach also has a playground and picnic tables making this a great neighborhood park for the entire family.
7. Cinquez Park - 2183 West Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL 33458
Jupiter's newest dog park offering big and small dog runs, paved paths throughout the 13-acre property, shaded areas and a dog washing station.
8. Salty Dog Paddle - Check out their website for locations of events
This is the largest water sports charity in the U.S. where all proceeds go to animals and rescue organizations. This is right in our back yard! Whether your dog is the adventurous kind and wants to sit on the board while you paddle or not this is a great charity to support!
9. West Palm Beach Greenmarket - Downtown West Palm Waterfront Commons
This is a great way to spend a Sunday morning before it gets too hot in the day for your furry friend! There are treats for humans and for your dogs! Not all greenmarkets allow dogs, so make sure you visit this one! And when they close for the season you can make a trip to the Downtown Stuart greenmarket via car or boat!
10. Grandview Public Market - Between Clare Ave. and Elizabeth Ave. in WPB
This is a one stop shop for all of your trendy needs! Constructed in The Warehouse District of West Palm Beach are restaurant vendors for all tastebuds, local art, event space for yoga and live music, and they allow dogs!