Bark Beach at Spanish River Park

Dog standing in sand and water with head tilted

Bark Beach Permit holders will gain access to Bark Beach at Spanish River Park located at 3001 N State Road A1A, Boca Raton, FL 33487 (between Towers 18 & 20) and features:

  • Dedicated area of beach for dogs to run off leash
  • For rules and important information visit the Bark Beach page

Permits are valid starting October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023.

Hours of Operation

Friday, Saturday, Sunday ONLY
7am - 9am
3pm - sunset (EST / November - February)
5pm - sunset (EDT / March - October)

Permit Pricing

  • Annual Resident (City of Boca Raton & Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District) - $35 per dog
  • Non-Resident - $210 per dog

Weekend Passes

Friday-Saturday-Sunday Weekend Pass - $15 per dog

In exchange for the privilege of using the dog beach, the permit holder waives and releases any and all liability, claims and actions against the City of Boca Raton, its officers, employees and agents ("City") for injury and/or property damage of any type or nature that permit holder has, may have or that may subsequently accrue as a result of the use of this permit, including without limitation injury or damaged caused by the negligence of the City. The permit holder shall indemnify and hold harmless the City from any and all claims for injury and/or property damage resulting from the use of this permit.  

ParkingIf you choose to park at Spanish River Park, a Beach Permit or daily parking rate is due at the entrance.

Please note: Although you have a Boca Raton address, it doesn't necessarily mean you live in the City limits. Parts of Boca Raton are considered to be in unincorporated Palm Beach County and are serviced by the County. Check out the City limits map to see if you're within the City's boundaries.

Purchase or Renew Permit

For information on how to purchase a new permit or renew your current permit, visit the Purchase or Renew Permits page.

All incidents and injuries must be reported to the Recreation Services Department by calling 561-393-7810 weekdays 8am - 5pm.  On weekends and holidays, please call Park Ranger Headquarters 561-393-7815.