The Top Ten Dog Parks in Miami

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Miamians can be less than kind to their fellow homo sapiens. But bring a canine around, and frowns turn to smiles, sunshine, and baby talk.

Not that there's anything wrong with that. After all, dogs make the world (and our city in particular) a better place. So it's important that we shower them with love, yummy food, and fun times for their short duration on this planet.

Luckily, the city has plenty of playgrounds designed for your furry friends. Here are our top ten places to bring Spot or Fluffy for the time of his/her life.

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10. North Shore Open Space Park
While this locale can seem a little, well, sketchy after dark, it's pure paradise for your furry friends during daylight hours. Parking isn't an issue (a rarity in this city) and your pups will get a kick out of frolicking in one of two fenced-in enclosures.

9. Washington Ave Bark Park
If you're a fan of the SoFi lifestyle, this park's your best bet. High rise condo-dwellers, sailors, and bartenders alike frequent this spot with their furry friends. There are dog runs, drinking fountains, and benches and shade, so you can even cozy up to that cute neighbor you've been eying and woo her with puppy talk.

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Location Info


Flamingo Park

999 11th St., Miami Beach, FL

Category: General

Kennedy Park

2400 S. Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove, FL

Category: General

Greynolds Park

17530 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach, FL

Category: General

Tropical Park

7900 Bird Road, Miami, FL

Category: General

Amelia Earhart Park

401 E. 65th St., Hialeah, FL

Category: General

Perrine Wayside Dog Park

16425 S. Dixie Highway, Palmetto Bay, FL

Category: General

North Shore Open Space Park

7929 Atlantic Way, Miami Beach, FL

Category: General

Washington Avenue Bark Park

201 2nd St., Miami Beach, FL

Category: General

Blanche Park

3070 Virginia St., Miami, FL

Category: General

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Theresa Brewer
Theresa Brewer

#6 Greynolds Park does not allow dogs in the park at all, not even on leash. There is a dog park on the across from Greynolds, east of Biscayne, called East Greynolds Dog Park


I've always thought dog parks should have playground equipment so both the kids and the dog(s) can get some exercise at the same, eliminating trips to separate parks. 

Martha Kaplan Backer
Martha Kaplan Backer

Our park isn't one of the fav's but we love it, the Bark Park in West Kendall. Lambeau loves it!!!


@Theresa Brewer I'm glad someone pointed this out. It shows that this article wasn't all that researched. 

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