Calling all Dog Lovers!
If you are traveling to the Palm Beaches with your furry friend, Jupiter Dog Beach is a dog friendly destination your entire family can enjoy. If you enjoy long walks on the beach this is the perfect place for you and your furry friend as it spans over 2.5 miles. It is the only off leash dog beach in all of Palm Beach County. Parking, admission and doggie bags are completely free.
Some Quick Tips on the Jupiter Dog Beach
Many of the entrances have showers for you to rinse your sandy feet/paws and drinking fountains incase you forget water. There are also a variety of entrances from wooden stairs to shaded nature paths. In the summer months the waters are typically calm and perfect for introducing your pup to the ocean. The sand can get quite hot though so I do recommend going in the morning before noon or later in the evening and bring an umbrella for shade. Do keep in mind that these beaches are not guarded so swimming is at your own risk. I hope you get a chance to visit this slice of heaven soon!
How to Get to the Jupiter Dog Beach
The beach can be accessed from markers 25-59 (south of Carlin Park and North of the Juno Pier). Parking is free along the street. You may also park for free in Carlin Park, Ocean Cay and Juno Pier all three parks have access to the dog friendly portion of the beach. Keep in mind if you enter from the Juno PIer Parking, Lifeguards are strictly enforcing the beach rules that dogs enter at walkway #25 and not utilize staircase #24 or #23.
Friends of Jupiter Beach
Friends of Jupiter Beach is a volunteer non profit group dedicated to keeping the dog friendly beach clean. They provide all the free doggy bags along the entrances and organize beach clean ups. If you would like to help support their efforts and learn more here is their website.
Jupiter Dog Beach Rules
Only behaved, obedient, well-socialized dogs should be brought to the beach.
Dogs are not required to be on-leash in these areas, only non-aggressive dogs that respond to voice commands from their owners are allowed on the beach.
Be a responsible dog owner.
Supervise your dog at all times, and do not go beyond the boundaries of the dog-friendly beach areas.
Obey the Town’s leash laws.
Dogs should be leashed while walking from the car to the beach. It is also wise to keep dogs on-leash around small children.
Dog owners should be conscientious of others at the beach.
While the dog-friendly areas play host to our furry friends, the beach is open to all people, and owners should be courteous to those who may not want to interact with dogs.
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