Top Dog Friendly Activities Worldwide

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed, we can point you towards the nearest off-leash dog park, the most popular dog beach, a really great hiking trail, and lots of other places to play with Fido.

Pet Friendly Solstice Canyon
Solstice Canyon Bring your leashed pup out for some exercise on this mild hike, which affords breathtaking ocean views. Solstice Canyon in Malibu, CA, features several options for easy, moderate, or strenuous hikes through coastal sage scrub and riparian plant communities. Visitors can enjoy a picnic, a shady stroll along the Solstice Canyon Trail, a challenging climb up the Rising Sun Trail or a stop at the perennial waterfall! See Details
Pet Friendly Mount Charleston
Mount Charleston Pet owners looking to escape the desert heat with Fido should check out the dog-friendly Mount Charleston in Nevada. Located just an hour away from downtown Las Vegas, Mount Charleston has 50 miles of hiking trails in a climate with temperatures averaging 20 degrees lower than Sin City. One of the most popular hikes from November is the Bristlecone Trail, perfect for sledding, snowman building, and playing fetch with snowballs. The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area offers opportunities for year-round fun. See Details
Ash Cave The Ash Cave hiking trails are a pet-friendly attraction in South Bloomingville, OH. The terrain is varied, but experienced pooch hikers won’t have much trouble with the relatively short hikes, both only a half mile in length. The low trail is handicap accessible. Ash Cave itself is the largest recess cave east of the Mississippi and flows into a runoff waterfall. See Details
Lost Dutchman State Park With a variety of trails to choose from, several of which lead into the Superstition Wilderness, you and your pup will find plenty of dog-friendly hiking trails to enjoy at Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction, AZ. Some of the guided hikes also permit dogs to join the fun. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Little River Canyon National Preserve Little River Canyon National Preserve provides visitors with abundant outdoor recreational opportunities in Fort Payne, AL. The park is pet-friendly but be sure to keep Fido leashed at all times. Hikes include wooded trails, breath-taking overlooks, beautiful waterfalls, and peaceful picnic areas. Daily passes and annual passes are available. See Details
Castlewood Canyon State Park Castlewood Canyon State Park in Franktown, CO, is dog friendly. Several hikes range from mild to moderate here, but the 5.6-mile trail to the canyon is the most popular. And though Castlewood Canyon is less grand than the Grand Canyon, it is worth the 5-hour round-trip hike. Please note Fido is not allowed on the East Canyon Preservation Area trail. See Details
Devil's Lake State Park Dog-friendly Devil's Lake State Park is located in the Baraboo Range in eastern Sauk County, just south of Baraboo, WI. The recreation space welcomes leashed dogs to explore with their owners year-round. During your visit, plan a hike along Devil’s Lake via the West Bluff Trail. One of the most popular hikes in the area, this 4.8-mile loop is a challenging climb up paved and rocked steps, before allowing hikers spectacular lake views from Balanced Rock. See Details
Kuliouou Ridge Trail Kuliouou Ridge Trail is a popular Hawaiian hike near Honolulu that winds through the tall forest of pine trees; a totally different vibe to most hikes on the island. You'll feel like you're in the wilds of Canada, rather than the island of Hawaii. There are a number of overlooks along the way, including one of Kuliouou Valley. This dog-friendly hike is 5 miles in total and will take around 5 hours if you walk leisurely. See Details
Sholan Farms Leashed dogs are welcome at Sholan Farms, a pet-friendly community-owned apple orchard in Leominster, MA. They grow a variety of apples and other fruit on this 169-acre u-pick farm, and the property also features trails for you and Fido to explore. Pups are also welcome on their monthly twilight hikes. Call or visit their website for details on their next walk. See Details
Lake Guntersville State Park Lake Guntersville State Park is a dog-friendly recreational are along the banks of the Tennessee River in Guntersville, AL. Home to 6,000 acres of natural woodlands, you and your pup can enjoy the outdoor nature center, fishing in Alabama’s largest lake, 36 miles of hiking trails, weekly guided hikes and a day-use area. Dogs are welcome in most areas of the park as long as they are leashed. Dogs are not allowed in stores, food service areas, bathhouse, pool or swimming areas. See Details
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma, CA is pet friendly. Dogs are allowed on trails and in the river, but are not permitted in buildings. James W. Marshall discovered gold in 1848 on the South Fork of the American River; an event which led to the greatest mass movement of people in the Western Hemisphere. Shining flecks of gold were uncovered in a tailrace of the sawmill he was building in partnership with John Sutter. Visit this popular attraction to see a replica of the original sawmill. Those exploring the area with Fido can enjoy hikes and a picnic in the oak woodlands. Overlooking the beautiful river canyon is the Marshall Monument, California's first historic monument and the final resting place of James Marshall. The statue looks down on the river and points to the site of the gold discovery. See Details
Ijams Nature Center Ijams Nature Center is a 315-acre pet-friendly area where dogs and their owners can enjoy nature hikes and learn about the animals and plants that surround us. Located in Knoxville, TN, this urban green space features more than 12 miles of natural surface trails for you and Fido to enjoy. You can find your way around the beautiful woodlands, meadows, ponds and more by picking up one of the maps from the visitor center when you arrive. See Details
Big Bend Ranch State Park While the backcountry and many of the trails of Big Bend Ranch State Park in Presidio, TX, are not pet friendly, leashed dogs are permitted on two paths, Closed Canyon Trail and Hoodoos Trail. During these hikes, Fido can join you in taking in the beautiful scenery while a bit of climbing over boulders. While dogs are also permitted in the campground, they may not be more than a ¼ mile from campsites or designated roads. See Details
Shaw Butte Hikers are welcome to take their leashed dogs on hikes up the pet-friendly Shaw Butte in Phoenix, AZ. Shaw Butte is a member of the Phoenix Mountain Preserves and lies directly north of North Mountain. A hike up this preserve offers great views of North Mountain, Piestewa Peak and Lookout Mountain as well as beautiful views of downtown Phoenix. Hikers can choose from a variety of trail difficulties. Phoenix leash laws apply on all hiking trails, and pets must be leashed at all times. See Details
Ruffner Mountain At over 1,000 acres in size, pet-friendly Ruffner Mountain in Birmingham, AL provides visitors with over 11 miles of scenic hiking trails in a protected urban area. Bring Fido to the Overlook Trail via Quarry Trail, one of the park's most popular hikes that leads to awesome views across Birmingham's skyline. Just remember that all dogs must be on a leash at all times, and owners must clean up after their pets. See Details
Cathedral Rock Trail Cathedral Rock Trail is pet-friendly. At nearly three miles, this out-and-back trail is rated moderate as it can get a little steep at times. Bring your leashed pooch with you to wander up from Mazie Canyon, enjoying wildflowers and butterflies during the spring. You can pause for a moment at the waterfall around halfway up the pathway which has an old road leading to it. The trail climbs a few short, steep switchbacks before reaching the summit, with a spectacular view of Kyle Canyon. Be careful of wintery hikes as this spot is a major avalanche zone and clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Green River Lake State Park Choose your own adventure from over 28 miles of dog-friendly hiking trails in Green River Lake State Park in Campbellsville, KY. Multi-use trails are one-way and range from easy to difficult hikes. On your adventure, you might be lucky enough to spot deer and other wildlife as you walk near the 8,200-acre lake. Make sure to keep Fido leashed on the trails for his protection and the protection of the wildlife. See Details
San Perro San Perro provides a variety of custom tours for dogs and pet parents in Monterrey, MX. Experienced team members lead groups on hikes that differ in length and difficulty levels. Trips are led by guides who are experts in canine communication and a veterinarian attends each trek to insure safety. Photographs from a professional photographer can be purchased following the outing. See Details
Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve, located in Willis, VA, is dog friendly, as long as Fido is wearing a leash. The summit of Buffalo Mountain offers 360-degree views of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains and also hosts many rare plants and animals. The hike to the top is only around a mile, so most levels of hiker should be able to enjoy the views with their leashed pups. To the north, you can see Sharp Top and Flat Top at the Peaks of Otter, and to the south, you can see Pilot Mountain in North Carolina. See Details
Mount Major Brook & Boulder Trailheads Mount Major in Alton, NH with a summit of 1,786 feet, offers hiking trails with spectacular views of Lake Winnipesaukee. You and Fido can enjoy multiple trails with round trip hikes totaling 3 to 3.9 miles. Be aware that the upper ledges are steep and dangerous in wet or icy conditions. The Brook Trail is a good alternative route. Mount Major is a carry in-carry out location. Please clean up after your pets. See Details