Moving To Tampa? Check Out These Fun Dog Parks

Helping your dog settle into your new location is just as important as getting yourself and your family settled. Taking a dog for a walk is also a great way to meet new people and potentially form a social circle. Tampa has numerous dog parks scattered throughout the city.

Here are a few for you to check out to get you started walking your dog in your new home of Tampa, FL.

1. Logan Gate Dog Park

Logan Gate offers two fenced play areas so that dogs can enjoy being off the leash in a safe environment. This spacious five-acre dog park also has a separate small dog area.

There are additional facilities such as water for both dogs and humans, as well as a handy cleaning station so that your furry companion won’t bring unwanted dirt into your new home.

2. West Park Dog Park

Officially the first dog park in the Hillsborough counties it is worth noting that there is a child play area nearby. This site is a favorite for families playing with their dogs. In the summer months, your pet will be grateful for the cooling tubs and buckets of water readily available under the shade of the trees.

3. Gadsden Dog Park

This dog park features three separate fenced areas for various sized dogs. Also, there is a resting zone which works on rotation, so dogs feel comfortable enjoying the shade and water. There are water pools, kiddie pools,  lots of picnic tables and plenty of room for your pooch to run and roam. The park also provides a great watering and rinsing area.

4. Al Lopez Dog Park

Another excellent dog park is the Al Lopez Dog Park offering plenty of shade and human areas too. There is ample seating for humans to relax and the park is split into a small and a larger dog zone. The large dog area is 1.5 acres while the small dog zone is 0.1 acres.

5. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Dog Park

If your dog could tell you its favorite park to visit, this just might be the one! The Curtis Hixon Dog Park has artificial turf as well as agility equipment for your four-legged friend to play on. It is located on the waterfront and has a water fountain designed especially for dogs.

6. Deputy Kotfila Memorial Dog Park

Another great park offering agility equipment alongside separate off-leash areas for both large and small dogs is the Kotfila Dog Park. Nestled under the Selmon Expressway this park is open from dawn until dusk. With top of the range artificial turf easy on your pup’s paws, you can also avoid mud during the rains. You will also find lots of fun obstacles like platforms and tunnels your dog will love.

Fun for all in Tampa

Your pooch deserves to enjoy your new area as much as you. Take him out to one of these Tampa area dog parks to enjoy the weather and beauty of the surroundings.

If you are still planning your move in the Tampa area, contact us today. We can help you make the transition easy!