Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park – Tampa, FL


An expansive, inviting green space enhanced by frequent community events – Tampa’s very own “town square”!

About Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Is Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Dog Friendly?

Yes, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is dog-friendly! Within the 8-acre park and behind the Tampa Museum of Art is a “fetching” riverfront dog run with artificial turf and stimulating agility/obstacle course components for your su-paw-star! It’s a decent-sized, one-size-fits-all space, but if you have a big dog that needs much running, you may want to “chews” a different dog park or take your pal for a long “leashed” walk/run along the paved riverfront.

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Adjacent to the Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa Museum of Art, and Glazer Children’s Museum, Curtis Hixon Park’s amenities include a large, sloped “Great Lawn” with flexible paw-rimeter seating, the dog run, a playground, two splash pads/interactive fountains, a boat dock and water taxi stop, a pavilion building, and restrooms. Community events such as festivals, concerts, recreation, and seasonal celebrations are regularly scheduled. Conveniently, this park is a leash-urley stroll from many pet-friendly hotels in Tampa, including Le Meridian, Hyatt Place, and Aloft. Please note: you will likely need to pay for parking.

Pet Policy Verified on: 2023-10-20
By: Laureen Mocsari

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