Celebrate your dog at some of the best dog parks in Palm Beach County


It’s National Pet Day! If you have a dog and live in Palm Beach County, here are five free dog parks where your buddy can run free and unleashed. Sit back, relax and take pictures.

Related: What comes with Jupiter’s $2.5 million new dog park?

Happy puppies at the dog park today!!!!! #Puppies

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Address: 7715 Forest Hill Boulevard, West Palm Beach 

Call:  561-966-6611

Hours: Sunrise - Sunset 

*Closed Wednesdays 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. for maintenance.


Address: 12551 Glades Rd, Boca Raton

Phone: 561-966-6611

Hours: Sunrise - Sunset 

Closed Wednesdays 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. for maintenance.   


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Address: 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach

Phone: 561-804-4900
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

*Park is occasionally closed. There will be a sign at the entrance indicating when park is closed.


Address: 1455 Lake Ida Road, Delray Beach

 Phone: 561-966-6611

Hours: Sunrise - Sunset 

*Closed Thursdays 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. for maintenance.


Address: 2188 Marcinski Rd, Jupiter

Phone: 561-748-8140

*The dog beach starts at Beach Marker #25 (Marcinski Road) and proceeds north to Beach Marker #60. Dogs are not allowed south of #25 in Juno Beach towards the pier.


*Note:  All incidents and injuries must be reported to the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department by calling 561-252-1714 weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On weekends and holidays, call the Emergency Operations Center at 561-712-6428.


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