Pet-Friendly Camping Areas Around Venice, Florida

Pet-Friendly Camping Areas Around Venice, Florida
Adjacent to the Venice Pier, the city of Venice provides a Paw Park where dogs and owners can enjoy the sand, sun and surf of the Gulf of Mexico. Following an afternoon of playing at the Paw Park, visitors may return to a variety of public and private campgrounds accommodating to the needs of both two-legged and four-legged campers.

Camp Venice Retreat

The Myakka River provides the backdrop for the full-hookup RV sites, tent campsites and rental cabins at this campground. Camp Venice Retreat allows two pets in the RV sites only with the exclusion of aggressive breeds. Around the park pets are expected to be leashed and well behaved and you must clean up any messes.

Camp Venice Retreat
4085 E. Venice Ave.
Venice, FL 34292
(941) 488-0850

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Southeast of Venice near the mouth of the Myakka River, Harbor Lakes RV Resort welcomes pets and their owners to its full-hookup RV sites. Extensive amenities, social activities, and area attractions attract RV campers looking to stay for the weekend or the season.

Harbor Lakes RV Resort
3737 El Jobean Rd.
Port Charlotte, FL 33953
(800) 468-5022

Myakka RV Resort

Myakka RV Resort gives RVers full-hookup sites where the Myakka River begins to broaden as it completes its journey toward Charlotte Harbor. Friendly and leashed pets are welcome with approval by management.

Myakka RV Resort
10400 S. Tamiami Trail
Venice, FL 34287
(800) 562-9166

Oscar Scherer State Park

This state park 6 miles north of downtown Venice provides electricity and water hookups for both RV and tent campers. Leashed pets are permitted throughout the park except in buildings, beach area, playground and lake.

Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 S. Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229
(941) 483-5956

Rambler's Rest Resort

Full-hookup RV sites and water and electricity tent sites are accompanied by all the amenities expected at a full-service campground. Rambler's Rest Resort welcomes campers and their pets featuring separate dog park and dog walk areas.

Rambler's Rest Resort
1300 North River Rd.
Venice, FL 34293
(941) 493-4354

Article Written By David Chandler

David Chandler has been a freelance writer since 2006 whose work has appeared in various print and online publications. A former reconnaissance Marine, he is an active hiker, diver, kayaker, sailor and angler. He has traveled extensively and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida where he was educated in international studies and microbiology.

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