National Forest

Osceola Dog Policy

Osceola National Forest is Dog Friendly

Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

Osceola National Forest offers a number of recreational opportunities and encompasses flatwoods, swamps, trails and forest roads. There are many remote spots in the large forest, and it offers great hunting, fishing, and swimming.

Osceola National Forest is dog friendly. Dogs are allowed throughout most of the Forest while on a leash. However, dogs are not allowed inside buildings and dogs are not allowed at designated swimming areas.


Trail Policy

Dogs are allowed on trails while on a leash.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed at campgrounds while on a leash or restrained. You can see a list of camping options at the USDA's site.

Location & Map



Warning: Hunting is allowed at this location. Please be aware of and familiarize yourself with hunting seasons, and exercise appropriate caution with your dog. During hunting season(s), you may also want to consider having your dog wear a blaze orange vest.

For more information on hunting seasons and policies, please see:

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Note: Policies can change -- please make sure to check official dog/pet policies prior to making plans or booking travel.

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