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7 Amazing Off-Leash Dog Parks in Cape Coral, FL You Can Visit in 2023

Patricia Dickson

By Patricia Dickson

two small dogs playing in the park

Cape Coral, FL, is well-known for its beaches, tourist attractions, and pleasant weather. If you’re visiting Cape Coral or living there, you’ll want to take your canine pal with you as much as you can. While quite a few beaches and attractions allow pets, you’ll want to find an amazing off-leash dog park in Cape Coral so your dog can run free and get the exercise he needs to be healthy and happy.

You, of course, want a park where you can relax in the shade and talk to other pet owners while your dog plays with his canine pals. We’ll give you seven of our top picks for the most amazing off-leash dog parks in Cape Coral, Florida, and the surrounding areas below.

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The 7 Off-Leash Dog Parks in Cape Coral, FL

1. Wagging Tails Dog Park

🗺️ Address: 📍 5505 Rose Garden Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33914
🕐 Open Times: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Closed on Sundays
💲 Cost: Annual fee
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Adjacent to a wildlife preserve and has a nature center
  • Contains a separate area for small and large dogs
  • Features park benches to gather and socialize with other pet owners
  • Has plenty of shade for pet parents to relax
  • Dog registration and annual fee required

2. Woof-A-Hatchee Dog Park at Wa-Ke Hatchee Community Park

🗺️ Address: 📍 16760 Bass Rd. Fort Meyers, FL 33908
🕐 Open Times: Dawn to Dusk
💲 Cost: Free
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Plenty of space for dogs to run and play
  • Separate areas for puppies and dogs who are shy
  • Has off-leash fenced area
  • Features watering stations and waste disposal stations
  • Has restrooms for pet parents

3. Sunset Dog Park

🗺️ Address: 📍 42201 Lake Babcock Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33982
🕐 Open Times: All times
💲 Cost: Free
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Located in Babcock Ranch
  • This is a multi-fenced dog park with dog-walking trails
  • Contains agility training areas, shady areas, small bags for cleanup, trashcans, and picnic tables
  • Features a ground-height water trough for dogs
  • On-leash is recommended on the trails close to the lake, as alligators have been spotted

4. Paw-Radise Estero

🗺️ Address: 📍 21720 S Tamiami Trail, Estero, FL 33928
🕐 Open Times: 7 days a week, all-day
💲 Cost: Memberships available; non-members pay $10 for a day pass
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Open seven days a week for pets under 30 pounds; check website for times to bring in larger dogs
  • Has an indoor dog park and a beer and wine café for pet parents.
  • Offers full-service grooming, food, a doggie bakery, a retail store, toys, treats, and food.
  • Very friendly pets and pet parents
  • Current shots and proof of vaccines required
  • Features TV entertainment and a bar for pet owners

5. Dog Park at Judd Community Park

🗺️ Address: 📍 1297 Driftwood Dr, North Fort Meyers, FL 33903
🕐 Open Times: N/A
💲 Cost: Free
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Fully enclosed dog park for added safety
  • Separate areas provided for small and large dogs
  • Features plenty of seating for pet parents, doggie waste stations, and a water fountain
  • Restrooms are located nearby
  • Close to a narrow channel of water that is popular for kayaking

6. K-9 Corral Dog Park

🗺️ Address: 📍 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero, FL 33928
🕐 Open Times: Dawn to dusk
💲 Cost: Free
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Fenced-in dog park
  • Contains a separate area for small dogs
  • Contains grass and sand pits, so your furry friend stays pretty clean
  • Has water fountains and shade trees
  • Bring your own lawn chair to sit in and visit with friends

7. Hounds of Henry Street Dog Park

🗺️ Address: 📍 1000 W Virginia Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
🕐 Open Times: Dawn to dusk
💲 Cost: Free
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • A very clean, well-kept park
  • Has separate areas for small and large dogs
  • Has benches and picnic tables
  • Features water bowls and water spigots for thirsty dogs
  • Grassy areas with plenty of space to run

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It’s important to remember when you’re visiting any of the above off-leash dog parks in Cape Coral, FL, to bring your leash, just in case, as you never know what could happen. As you can see, some of the dog parks on our list don’t contain waste stations, so you’ll want to bring waste bags and pick up after your dog. The best way to keep these parks open to the public, where you and your pet can visit from time to time, is by ensuring they stay safe and clean for all pet parents and their furry friends.

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