1. Howard Park Community Center
CityPaw Dog Park is located inside Howard Park. To get there, take I-95 to Okachobee east to Parker Avenue. Then take a right and go past the fire station. Take a left, go to first stop sign, take another left and you will be on the back side of Howard Park. Go past the open soccer field and CityPaw is on your left. Open dawn to dusk.
2. Mary Brandon Park
Mary Brandon Park is located two blocks south of Forest Hill Blvd. on Georgia Avenue. Open dawn to dusk. Offers separate fenced areas for small and large dogs, play tunnels, chairs, benches, tables, cooling stations, doggie bag stations, parking, trash cans, and water.
3. Dreher Park
Canine Corner Dog Park is located in Dreher Park, across from the Palm Beach Zoo on Summitt Blvd. Go to the end of the park and you will see paw printed fire hydrants leading to the dog park. Offers separate areas for small and large dogs, cooling stations, water fountains, benches, covered pavilion, clean up station, and a neat play tunnel for the dogs.
4. Pooch Pines Dog Park
Pooch Pines Dog Park is located at 7715 Forest Hill Blvd., within Okeeheelee Park on Forest Hill Boulevard, just east of Florida's Turnpike and west of West Palm Beach. Directions: From I-95, take Forest Hill Boulevard exit in West Palm Beach and travel west approximately 6 miles to the main Okeeheelee Park entrance on the north (right) side of the road. Turn right into the park and follow it to the Pooch Pines sign. Turn right at the sign and the dog park is at the top of the hill, across from the Nature Center.
Open sunrise to sunset daily except Wednesdays noon to 3 p.m. when it's closed for maintenance. Offers a total of 5 acres, separate fenced areas, two for large dogs and one for small dogs, double-gated entry, three gazebos, three drinking fountains, with fountains for the dogs attached, shaded benches, a paved dog-wash station, bike rack, poop bags, restrooms, parking and trash cans.
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 West Palm Beach area, please contact FloridaPets.net.