Citrus County Pet-Friendly Parks

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on May 28, 2020

Citrus County Parks and Recreation has reopened the parks and beaches for summer time activity.  For the health and safety of our citizens and furry friends here’s a refresher of a few simple Do’s and Don’ts for pet owners who bring their dog to a county park.

Parks and Pets Refresher

Please Do:

-Keep your dog on a leash with the exception of Bluebird Springs, which has a fenced dog park
-Walk dogs on walking/ jogging trails
-Walk dogs during daylight hours only
-Use cleaning stations and bags provided at the park, or bring your own, to clean up after your dog
-Only bring your dog to parks approved for dog walking

Please Don’t:

-Bring your dog to Fort Island Gulf Beach or Hernando Beach. PETS are not allowed
-Let your dog run free at any county park
-Walk dogs in fields or green spaces – please stay on designated trails
-Bring dogs to special events

The following Citrus County Parks are approved for walking leashed dogs:

•             Beverly Hills Community Park
•             Bluebird Springs
•             Central Ridge District Park
•             Eagleton Park
•             Floral Park
•             Holden Community Park
•             Homosassa Area Recreation Park
•             Lecanto Community Park
•             Water Tower Park

For the latest updates on parks, beaches, boat ramps, and fishing piers, please follow Citrus County Parks and Recreation on Facebook at  For more information, please contact Citrus County Parks and Recreation’s office: (352) 527-7540.


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