Clearwater and its surrounding areas play host to a wide range of beautiful parks, each with their own distinct qualities that show just how wonderful the Florida outdoors can be.   If you love your dog, or dogs, as much as we do, then their company can make your visit to certain parks in Clearwater and beyond just that much more awesome.  Here are some great picks when it comes to dog parks in Clearwater and beyond.

Sand Key Park - Clearwater's Sand Key Park is a fantastic outdoor getaway for everyone and their four-legged friends.  The park offers an expansive, off-leash dog park a short distance from the beach that's perfect for letting Fido burn off some steam and enjoy the company of some canine friends.

Honeymoon Island State Park - Honeymoon Island might just play host to one of the best dog parks in Clearwater.  The dog beach at Honeymoon Island State Park offers a fun, playful setting for water-loving dogs and others who just want to frolic on the beach.  Located on the southern end of the park, the dog beach offers an area of sand and shallow, safe water for dogs both big and small.

Eagle Lake Park -  Just a hop, skip, and a jump away in Largo, Eagle Lake Park offers a lush, beautiful park setting rife with natural habitats and a fantastic dog park.  Their newly-opened dog park offers an expansive space for dogs large and small to roam and have fun.

Fort De Soto State Park - Located on St. Pete Beach, Fort De Soto State Park is one of the most popular in the area offering everything from beautiful beaches to nature camping and more.  Their Paw Playground has been ranked one of the top 10 in the U.S. and offers separate sections for large and small dogs, complimentary water stations, and beach access.

Walsingham Park - Also in Largo, Walsingham Park is a 354-acre park surround the beautiful Walsingham Lake.  Their modest dog park accommodates dogs of all shapes and sizes with two separate areas for large and small pups as well as complimentary drinking water and more.