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Brohard Paw Park

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Nice Park and Beach

Made several trips there during our two week stay in Bradenton. Discovered back gate leads to an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gallatin, Tennessee
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Dogs get to be dogs!

This is a beautiful beach that happens to allow dogs - off leash! There is a dog park separated... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cathy D
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1999 Harbor Dr S Venice, Venice, FL 34285
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Made several trips there during our two week stay in Bradenton. Discovered back gate leads to an amazing doggie beach in back of park!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sandrewalt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful beach that happens to allow dogs - off leash! There is a dog park separated into large and small areas if you don't want to go to the beach. They also have a dog washing area to get the sand off....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fenced in areas of this park are fine. The real appeal is the dog beach. What happy puppies! Rolling in the sand, chasing the waves (or running away from them), making new friends. On the day of our visit there were many dogs and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a Christmas tradition to spend the day at the beach and what can be better than to be able to bring the dog along too? Was a little busy today but still plenty of space to find a good spot in the sand,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 2willdo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a great park for dogs. However, the alligator signs make me scared for myself and my dog to go there. We did not see any and there were signs for red tide on half the entrances so I am still not sure if it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

We travel to Venice every December around the holidays to spend a week taking our 2 pugs to the beach every morning. We rent a house close to this beach park and it is the highlight of my year and my pug's year. Would love...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Holbrook S
Reviewed November 26, 2018

This dog park is the best we have ever used. Dogs are allowed off leash to enjoy the gulf water and run on the beautiful beach.. The beach is very clean - cleanup bags are conveniently provided. They even have a dog shower to clean...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed November 22, 2018

"Enjoyed!" the experience of watching an alligator slowly pass by. Nearby restrooms and close to Venice pier make it a good spot for a few hours.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Relax740495
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This place is the greatest. Not only do the pups have a grand time, so do the two legged occupants. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dyoccodine
Reviewed October 12, 2018

What an amazing place to bring your dog. There is plenty of free parking and entrance into the park is free as well. There is a large fenced in area with plenty of shade right off of the parking area, then you can follow a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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December 5, 2018|
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Response from Jodi Z | Reviewed this property |
Is this a question? I went there months before red tide so I can't comment on your experience...sorry.
January 20, 2018|
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Response from Gstflorida53 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. We live down here and don’t have an RV so we don’t pay that much attention. You could park on the road and walk over. Our kids (adult) and grand dog loved this beach. Safe for everyone which is important to me... More
Josie S
July 28, 2017|
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Response from ClaireG2295 | Reviewed this property |
7:00 a.m. til dusk, but I've been there at 6:30 a.m. when there's enough light with no problem. Local daily users do a great job of picking up after their dogs. Weekenders, not so much although the paw park and sidewalk to... More