Living in Fort Myers, Florida provides residents a Gulf Coast location convenient to the Caloosahatchee River, Interstate 75, plus great options for dining, shopping, and outdoor recreation. The city of Fort Myers is the county seat for Lee County and is home to about 77,000. Fort Myers as well as the adjacent Estero offers a large selection of housing opportunities, including pet-friendly apartment communities close to dog parks and other amenities.
Dog-Friendly Parks in Fort Myers and Estero
The Florida cities of Fort Myers and Estero are home to many beautiful parks and recreation facilities like Riverside Community Center that's located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River. In Fort Myers and Estero pet owners and their canine companions can enjoy outdoor play time at:
Gateway Dog Park: fenced and off-leash area (Griffin Drive, Fort Myers)
Barkingham Community Park: fenced and off-leash area (Buckingham Road, Fort Myers)
Woof-A-Hatchee Dog Park: fenced and off-leash area (Bass Road, Fort Myers)
K-9 Corral at Estero Park: fenced and off-leash area (Corkscrew Palms Boulevard, Estero)
Dog Beach: off-leash (Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach)
John Yarbrough Linear Park: on-leash only (Six Mile Cypress to Crystal Drive, Fort Myers)
New to community dog parks? The American Kennel Club (AKC) has a great list for dog park etiquette and tips for having a great time one with your canine buddy.
Finding a Dog-Friendly Apartment Near Parks and Recreation
Springs Apartments at Six Mile Cypress in Fort Myers and at Gulf Coast in Estero are suburban, dog-friendly communities close to city parks, shopping, restaurants, and golf courses. The apartment community at Six Mile Cypress is on the southern side of Fort Myers, minutes from U.S. Rt. 41/Tamiami Trail, shopping at Market Square or Daniels Crossing, and the Lakes Regional Park. Golf enthusiasts may enjoy nearby links at Golfview Golf and Raquet Club, Eagle Ridge Golf Club, or the Forest Country Club.
Living in Estero at the Springs Apartments Gulf Coast offers easy proximity to the Miromar Outlets for shopping, the Florida Gulf Coast University, and the Koreshan State Historic Site. Located on Corkscrew Road, dog owners may enjoy taking their pets out to this Florida State Park for the day. A leash is required for pets visiting Koreshan State Park. Like the Springs Apartments in Fort Meyers, the Gulf Coast community in Estero also are close to several golf courses that include Stonybrook, Wildcat Run, Shadow Wood, Copperleaf, Spring Run, and the Pelican Sound Golf and River Club.
The Springs Apartments know how much you love your pets. We love them too and welcome all—dogs, cats, hamsters and other small furry animals, birds, fish, reptiles, and even exotics. The two-story, townhome-style apartments feature open-concept floors ideal for providing a comfortable living space for both you and your pets. The pet and large dog-friendly apartment homes are available with:
One, two, and three bedrooms plus studio styles
Central heating and air conditioning, the later ideal for Florida temperatures
High-end features like granite countertops and walk-in closets
Hardwood style floors
Stainless steel and energy-efficient appliances
Within the Springs Apartments communities at Six Mile Cypress and the Gulf Coast in Estero, residents enjoy easy access to the on-site off-leash dog parks, pet spa station, and community clubhouse with Wi-Fi. Other on-site amenities include but are not limited to:
24-hour fitness center
Car care center
Resort-style swimming pool
Contact us today for dog-friendly apartments in Fort Myers and Estero that are close to dog parks, outdoor recreation, and the other amenities these Gulf Coast cities have to offer.