NOTE: On 01-17-12, we updated the info on this page with the Charlotte County Parks and Recreation Dept. Each park has a walk-way where leashed dogs are permitted, IF walked by responsible humans who use poop bags. (Read all the rules here.) The County manages these facilities and for further info about any of them, please contact 941-625-7529.
1. Bayshore Live Oak Park
Located at 23157 Bayshore Road, off Bayshore Blvd., Port Charlotte. Directions: take Tamiami Trail to Edgewater Drive, turn onto Bayshore Blvd. The park entrance is the first street on the left. Offers fenced area, with separate section for small dogs and public restroom facilities and picnic tables.
2. Edgewater Park
Located at 22410 Bayshore Road, off Bayshore Drive in Port Charlotte. Offers dog park area, picnic tables, playground, restrooms.
3. El Jobean Park
Located at 4333 Kerrigan Circle, Port Charlotte. Offers restrooms, picnic tables, and BBQ grills.
4. Kiwanis Park
3100 Donora Street, Port Charlotte. Offers restrooms, picnic tables, trails and BBQ grills.
5. North Charlotte Regional Park
1185 ODonnell Boulevard, Port Charlotte. Offers restrooms and concession stand.
6. Ollie's Pond Park
18235 Avon Ave, Port Charlotte. Offers walking trail.
7. Port Charlotte Beach Park
Located at 4500 Harbor Boulevard, Port Charlotte. Offers picnic tables, picnic shelters, BBQ grills, playground and restrooms.
NOTE: We can't visit every area on a regular basis, so if you have information about any dog parks or beaches, or any other animal recreation facilities, in the Port Charlotte area, please contact FloridaPets.net.