Dog-friendly Beaches in Jacksonville, FL

Why should humans have all the fun on the beach? Take your dog along with you to any of these Jacksonville, FL area beaches and they can romp in the sand right along with you. Warm weather, a cool ocean breeze, and your best four-legged friend by your side...what could be better?

Mayport Naval Air Station

Jacksonville dogs are welcome on this beach from dusk until dawn, seven days a week. Dogs should be kept to the area north of the Navy Marine Corps Relief building. This beach is accessible via A1A in Jacksonville.

Hanna Park

This white-sand Jacksonville dog-friendly beach, famous for its gradual slope as you enter the water making it perfect for swimming, welcomes dogs on leashes year round. The park also includes a water park, fresh water lake, and campsites. The beach can be entered from Wonderwood Drive.

Atlantic Beach

Located on the northern end of Jacksonville’s beaches and accessible via A1A, this beach boasts its own dog park with a fee of $50 per year for one dog and $25 for any additional dog. There are small and large dog areas, complete with water fountains, waste bags, and double gates.

Jacksonville Beach

The largest of the city’s beaches, Jacksonville Beach welcomes leashed dogs before 9am and after 5pm daily. The wide, flat beach is known for its 1,000 foot pier and its reputation as one of Jacksonville’s best swimming beaches.

After a long day at the beach, there’s nothing better than unwinding with dinner and drinks. But no need to drop the dog off at home first – have a look at our list of dog-friendly dining options in Jacksonville and choose whatever you and your pooch are in the mood for!