Local beach named among the country’s best for dogs

Jupiter Beach ranks among the most dog-friendly in the country, according to the results of USA Today’s readers’ choice survey released last week. 

A dachshund named Conan enjoys the dog-friendly beach south of Carlin Park in Jupiter. (Richard Graulich  The Palm Beach Post)

A dachshund named Conan enjoys the dog-friendly beach south of Carlin Park in Jupiter. (Richard Graulich The Palm Beach Post)

Jupiter Beach took the 10th spot on USA Today’s ’10Best’ Dog-Friendly Beach list.

“One of Florida’s best off-leash beaches can be found at Jupiter Beach, where a designated section along the A1A is open for dogs to romp around,” 10Best wrote in its description. “The Friends of Jupiter Beach provide disposable waste baggies so owners can do their part in keeping the beach area clean.”

Other winners include:

  1. Montrose Dog Beach – Chicago
  2. Wildwood Dog Beach – Wildwood, N.J.
  3. Bald Head Island – Bald Head Island, N.C.
  4. Rosie’s Dog Beach – Long Beach, Calif.
  5. First Landing State Park Beach – Virginia Beach
  6. Long Beach Peninsula – Long Beach, Wash.
  7. Huntington Dog Beach – Huntington Beach, Calif.
  8. Cannon Beach – Cannon Beach, Ore.
  9. Double Bluff Beach – South Whidbey Island, Wash.

 

 

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