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Best Dog Beaches near Brickell

Looking for some fun ways to beat the heat with your pup? A beach trip may be just what you need! Keep reading for the best dog beaches near Brickell, Miami. 


If your pup hasn’t swam before, it may be best to bring a life jacket to keep everyone safe while enjoying the cool water! 


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First up, is the Rickenback Causeway Dog Beach in Key Biscayne! Dogs are welcome but they must be leashed. Enjoy fantastic views of the city and plentiful equipment rentals such as windsurfers, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, hobie cats and sunfish sailboats. Because people often forget to clean up when they use this popular dog and picnic area, you should be careful of where you step and remember to bring doggy bags for your pup! There have been swimming warnings here in the past. But, when it's clean and safe, this is a fantastic spot to enjoy all kinds of water-based recreation! It has incredible views of Downtown Miami’s skyline. Play a rousing game of fetch and let your four-legged friend socialize with the other pooches in the surf. This park is open from Sunrise to Sunset daily and is located at Rickenbacker Causeway Miami, FL 33129.


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Next is the Haulover Beach Dog Park! Haulover Beach Park is located at 10800 Collins Ave Miami Beach, FL 33154 and features a bark park with an enclosure for small dogs (less than 35 lbs.) and large dogs (more than 35 lbs.) located near the south picnic area. Entrance to the bark park is through parking lot #3 located on the west side of Collins Avenue if traveling southbound or through parking lot #4 located on the east side of Collins Avenue if traveling northbound. The bark park features shade trees, picnic tables, and drinking fountains for both dogs and their companions, as well as doggie waste bag dispensers and waste containers. The bark park is open from 8am to sunset, seven days a week. In accordance with Miami law, all owners must be in possession of a leashd at all times and must keep their dogs leashed when not in a designated off-leash zone. Access to Haulover Dog Park is granted to all dogs and their owners at no cost, but, there is a fee for parking. Weekday parking fees are $5 with costs increasing to $7 on the weekends. Dogs are also welcome on the beach, near lifeguard tower #3, seven days a week from 8am-3pm. This portion of the beach is directly across from the bark park and also accessible through parking lot #3 and #4.


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Hobie Island Beach Dog Park is one of the best dog beaches around! This off-leash beach is a man-made pooch paradise. Your pooch can roam around the sand and dive into the water, but be careful of the windsurfers slaloming around the water. There are lots of places to park nearby and places to chill in the shade while your dog plays. The beach can be accessed from sunrise to sunset and is located at South End-north Side Of Rickenbacker Cswy Miami, FL 33149.