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Want to catch some sun and sand? Fort Myers, Florida is famous for its beautiful beaches. But if you’re in the area with a four-legged friend, you’ll have to find dog-friendly places to visit. Luckily, we’ve done that extra digging for you! Whether you’re looking for a morning jog or a day playing in the surf, these beaches are sure to please.
Note: Since Hurricane Ian, some of these beaches may be temporarily closed. Please check with local authorities for an updated opening status.
The 6 Dog-Friendly Beaches in Fort Myers, FL
1. Bonita Beach Dog Park
2. Newton Park
3. Sanibel Causeway Islands Park
4. Gulfside Beach
|🗺️ Address:||📍2001 Algiers Lane Sanibel, FL 33957|
|🕐 Open Times:||Sunrise–Sunset|
|💲 Cost:||$6 Island entry toll (On-site parking $2/hr before 7 PM)|
5. Bowman’s Beach
6. Lighthouse Beach Park
If you and your furry best friend are in Fort Myers, we hope you check out one of these beaches! Whether you enjoy the off-leash fun at Bonita Dog Beach or have some leashed fun in the sun on one of the other beautiful beaches, there is always something to do! No matter where you go, don’t forget to stay hydrated, be respectful, and clean up after any messes.
Featured Image Credit: Gabriella Clare Marino, Unsplash