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“Only for big dogs who like water...”
Review of Dog Beach

Dog Beach
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

We were sadly turned away from Lovers Key State Park due to no dogs allowed (even small ones like ours, both of which are under 6 lbs.), but the ranger referred us to the dog beach. First of all, we almost missed it, but once we did find it, we had to wade thru thigh-deep water to get to the "beach" which was NO beach at all, but just a shallower stretch of water that opened up into the gulf. We turned around and waded back to our car and probably will never go back. Too sad that they only cater to big dogs.

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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Very pretty beach, free parking, a lot less people than other places in the area. Nice shelling as well. Great place but dont go telling everyone or they will come too.

1  Thank TwoforDinner
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

My guide dog does a great Job taking me places but I was so glad he could run free here on the dog beach! Lots of friendly human folks and well mannered dogs. He ran for the tennis ball over and over!, it took about 5 minutes for us to walk to where the beach opens up to a great place with Sand bars.

2  Thank leep700
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Sure its fun to let your dog run free! They have a great time. That is the plus side of dog beach. The bad are some people don't pick up after the dogs. Walking around in dog poo stew is not for me. There are also some dogs who don't play well with others, and of course those have the owners who don't care! Try it on week nights its less busy, and less dirty.

1  Thank ocean68
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

We love this beach. Nice restrooms, showers and just great sandy beaches! Fun to hang out and just enjoy the day.

2  Thank Anna C
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