Dog Mountain is THE meeting place for dogs with their people. Located in the breathtakingly beautiful Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, it is a 150 acre farm that has been transformed into a doggy playscape, complete with swimming ponds, hiking trails an art gallery full of dog-related artwork and the only Dog Chapel in existence. The Chapel, built by Vermont folk artist and children's book author Stephen Huneck is visited by thousands annually to reflect and post message and photos of pets that have passed on. The Chapel walls are covered in layers of heartfelt notes. Dog Mountain hosts a number of annual events, including Memorial Day Celebration, August Dog Party, and October Dogfest.


BringFido Traveler Rating

Dog Mountain has received a rating of 5.0 out of 5 bones by 10 dog owners on BringFido.

  • Sep. 15, 2018

    My big brother, sister and I, along with my Mommy and Daddy, spent the morning at this fetchingly (pun intended!) relaxing and dog-friendly retreat. We were able to honor lost dogs at the thoughtfully-designed dog chapel and enjoyed our time in the gift shop, meeting a really sweet black lab named Sally. The dog-themed artwork was amazing and Mommy and Daddy purchased several pillows that I'm pretty sure will become my new favorite resting perch!
    My brother, sister and I, along with the rest of the dog community are so thankful to those who designed and continue to maintain this beautiful, doggie-centric attraction.

  • Jul. 15, 2018
    Worth the 12 hour drive!

    We drove from Michigan to Vermont on a road trip with our dogs to check out Dog Mountain and we were not disappointed! There are two trails along the mountain - blue and yellow. Heads up - the yellow trail is sometimes closed if it has rained a lot. There are also 2 ponds for the dogs to swim in. Note that the park is not fenced so be sure you are able to recall your dog, especially because the ponds are close to the parking lot. Wonderful experience! Riley's Fish Shack is right down the street and has a dog-friendly outdoor patio if you are looking to eat nearby.

  • More than one year ago.
    Is this heaven? It’s Dog Mountain.

    Dog Mountain and the Chapel are to dogs and their families as what Ray Kinsella’s Field of Dreams is to baseball and its fans! Heaven!

  • More than one year ago.
    Awesome place to meet dog people and have fun!

    Dog Mountain is a truly special, unique place! You won't see anything else like it. Nestled in the rolling hills of Vermont, it is a gathering place for locals and travelers to let their dogs play, hike and explore. They have several hiking trails the dogs can come on, short and long, two natural ponds the dogs and jump and play in, an amazing small quant Chapel with dog pews and posts of deceased loved pets from around the word all over the walls between the stain glassed windows, a gallery of fun amazing dog art, dog agility course and dog training classes on site by local trainers and this summer a concert series where dogs were welcome. It is great to visit on a quiet morning or a sunny afternoon. My dog loves coming to Dog Mountain every week!

  • More than one year ago.

    i went with my border collie/black lab puppy for a concert and she loved it as did we!

  • More than one year ago.
    Perfect for for any dog owner

    This place makes our little puppy Charlie so happy! There are several trails that are easy to moderate. With no leash rules in place, this is perfect for letting your dog roam and meet other dogs. We keep going back to this spot. You will not be disappointed.

  • More than one year ago.
    AWESOME Place!

    Heard so much about this place that we had to check it out for ourselves.. We took our 1 1/2 yr old black lab,Bella a couple of weeks ago and she was truly in 'Dog Heaven', she LOVED it there sooo much (along with my husband and I) So, we're going to take Bella back for the October Dogfest! CAN'T WAIT!! :)

  • More than one year ago.
    An absoute must for dogs and dog-lovers

    During drive from VT to Maine with my 14 year old dog, we had to check this place out.. Incredible. One-of-a-kind.. Beautiful view, tons of free walking space for my dog, cool artwork, tributes, and lots more.. If you love dogs and/or traveling with your dog, definitely check this place out..

  • More than one year ago.
    Peace and joy

    My Collies and I visited there in August 2012, and loved the opportunity to frisk and play in their wildflower fields. The gift shop is incredible (I got most of my Christmas shopping done there!) , and dogs are welcome even there! We stayed overnight at the Marshfield Inn. Wonderful folks there, too!

  • More than one year ago.

    Dog Mountain should be #1. Do any of the other dog parks have chapels for your deceased canines and a gift store with running water?

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