PERDIDO KEY, Fla. (WALA) - Two dog parks will open on Perdido Key at 6 a.m. on Saturday, March 23.
The normal operating hours for the parks will be from sunrise to 10 a.m. through April 30, and from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. between May 1 and September 30.
Three more dog park locations on Perdido Key are expected to open by summer.
The two locations are:
- River Road Park, 14484 River Road
- Gulf Access #3, 14767 Perdido Key Drive
Rules for Perdido Key: Through April 30, dogs are permitted within the park without a leash, but dogs must remain under the control and supervision of their handler at all times.
From May 1 through September 30, dogs must remain fastened to a leash that does not exceed eight feet in length. The leash must be held by the handler at all times.
All owners must abide by general park rules, posted on signs at the dog park locations, at all times.
For more information on Perdido Key dog parks, please call Escambia County Parks & Recreation Department at (850) 475-5220.
Pensacola Beach Dog Parks
In addition, two dog parks recently opened on Pensacola Beach. The Pensacola Beach parks are open for a six-month trial period, from March 15 to September 15.
- The West End park is located at the first parking lot past the last condos on the Gulf.
- The East End park is at the first parking lot past Portofino.
Rules for Pensacola Beach: Owners are required to keep their dogs on a leash, and signs will be posted to designate dog-friendly areas. Doggie bags, disposal bins and hand wipes will be available at both locations.
For more information on Pensacola Beach dog parks, please contact Robbie Lofty at the SRIA, (850) 932-2257.
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