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Dog Friendly Activities in Afton, VA

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Afton, and 20 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Afton.

Pet Friendly Crozet Railroad Tunnel
Crozet Railroad Tunnel Crozet Railroad Tunnel is a dog-friendly activity in Afton, VA, that is a 4.5 mile trail in its entirety. Start at either trailhead (address will take you to the east trailhead). There are information markers along the trail so you can learn all about the tunnel and the surrounding area. After the first half mile you'll be at the entrance to an old railroad tunnel. BRING A FLASHLIGHT OR HEADLAMP! You and Fido can walk the 1-mile tunnel and continue on or turn around. Dogs must be on a leash. The trail leading up to the tunnel is quite wide so plenty of space. Inside the tunnel is a bit narrower but easily manageable. See Details
Pet Friendly Wildmandan Beer Private Saturday Access
Wildmandan Beer Private Saturday Access 'Wildmandan Beer Private Saturday Access' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Terri. You and your pooch will tour the historic brewbarn and learn about the brewing process on this experience. Meet in the private taproom and enjoy a tap tour sampling some delicious beer. Dogs are welcome on this experience.

The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 21 and up. Rates start at $10 per person.
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Glass House Winery Glass House Winery is a boutique, dog-friendly winery in Free Union, VA. Founded in 2006, the vineyard features carefully grown and cultivated grapes that produce a range of artisan wines. They also make their own handcrafted chocolates. Visitors are welcome to bring outside food or a picnic to enjoy. A variety of cheeses, meats, crackers, tapenades, etc. are also for sale in the tasting room. See Details
Barren Ridge Vineyards Serving award-winning, handcrafted wine in the Shenandoah Valley, Barren Ridge Vineyards is dog-friendly. Once an apple packing barn, its tasting room is now a rustic and cozy space, offering a rotating wine list with a diverse selection of whites and reds, both dry and sweet. Leashed dogs are allowed to join their owners at Barren Ridge; however, owners should ensure there are no ticketed events being held on the day of their visit, as dogs are now allowed during that time. Tasting hours are Sunday from 1pm to 6pm, Monday through Wednesday from 11am to 6pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Albemarle CiderWorks Albemarle CiderWorks is pet-friendly. The tasting room is situated among the rolling hills of Albemarle County, just South of Charlottesville, Virginia. It's a comfortable place to experience a cider tasting, relax over a glass of cider, enjoy an a la carte picnic from local food offerings or of your own, listen to live music, or host an event. Leashed dogs are allowed outside on the patio but not in the tasting room. They are open January through August on Wednesday through Sunday from 11am to 5pm and the rest of the year, every day of the week from 11am to 5pm. See Details
Crabtree Falls Crabtree Falls is the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River and is located in Nelson County, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 27. Crabtree Falls features a series of five major cascades and a number of smaller ones that fall a total distance of 1,200 feet. The first overlook is just a few hundred feet from the upper parking lot along a gentle, paved trail, making it an excellent stopover for travelers of all ages and abilities. The more adventuresome hiker may continue along the 2 and 1/2 mile Crabtree Falls Trail to four other overlooks offering spectacular views of the Crabtree Creek Falls and the Tye River Valley. Crabtree Falls can be reached from the Blue Ridge Parkway by travelling to milepost 27. Exit onto VA 56 going east and follow the signs to Crabtree Falls (about 6.3 miles). It is open from dawn to dusk daily. Well-behaved dogs are permitted off-leash on the trail. All other dogs should be leashed. See Details
Claudius Crozet Park This 1 and 1/2 acre playground for canines is divided into two fenced areas: one for small dogs, up to 25 lbs, and a main enclosure for all dogs. Each area has bag dispensers, trash receptacles, benches, and water spigots. See Details
Coyner Springs Dog Park Coyner Springs Dog Park is located in Coyner Springs Park--a 300-acre natural area with trails and a picnic area. Leash up your dog for a hike on the natural trails or take the leash off for a romp in the off-leash area. See Details
Thatch Winery Thatch Winery, formerly First Colony Winery, is a dog-friendly vineyard that welcomes leashed dogs inside the tasting room. They are open every day of the week from 11 am to 6pm. See Details
Gypsy Hill Bark Park Gypsy Hill Bark Park is a dog park in Staunton, VA. Dogs will love running off-leash at this fenced-in dog park inside Gypsy Hill Park. The park features separated enclosures for large dogs (over 30 lbs) and small dogs (under 30 lbs). The small dog area includes a sittin’ pretty table with ladder and a tunnel. The large dog area includes a sittin’ pretty table with ladder, a tunnel and a fire hydrant. There are also benches for human visitors. See Details
Azalea Dog Park Your pet will go wild for some off-leash exercise in the fenced dog run at Charlottesville's lovely Azalea Park. See Details
Shenandoah National Park Shenandoah National Park offers 500 miles of trails, all but 20 of which are dog-friendly. Travel along the Skyline Drive National Scenic Byway from Front Royal to Waynesboro, stop at one of the 75 scenic overlooks, and enjoy the abundance of nature at this paradise in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. See Details
Bold Rock Nellysford Cidery Bold Rock is a dog-friendly cidery in Nellysford, PA. The grassy meadow area is the perfect spot to hang out with Fido while you enjoy a pint, flight, or delicious food from the Bold Kitchen. They also have a large, dog-friendly patio if you're looking for a spot with a little more shade. Just a short walk down from the Cider Barn is the Barrel Barn with another large outdoor space perfect for lounging with Fido! See Details
King Family Vineyards You and Fido can experience authentic wine country at King Family Vineyards, a pet-friendly winery in Crozet, VA, that has been producing wines since 1998. Taste a variety of wines by the glass, bottle or as part of a flight. Although the vineyard doesn't have a kitchen, they often host local food truck vendors. Leashed dogs are welcome at outside tables. See Details
Ridgeview Park Ridgeview Park is a dog-friendly, 85-acre park in Waynesboro, VA with a tree-lined path along the South River. The park also features gardens and nature trails. Bring a picnic to share with Fido in the picnic shelter or spread a blanket on the grass! The park is open from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Queen City Brewing Queen City Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Staunton, VA. Fido is welcome to join you on the spacious beer garden patio where live entertainment is sometimes available, or at a table inside the taproom. The unique "Speed Date" option can help you find the beer of your dreams since Queen City Brewing has more than 40 taps. Munch on bottomless popcorn, purchase grub from a food truck when present, bring your own food, or have food delivered from a nearby restaurant. See Details
Moss Vineyards Leashed dogs are welcome at Moss Vineyards in the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains of Dyke, VA. Enjoy breathtaking views from this dog-friendly mountaintop winery. Light snacks may be available for purchase, but you are welcome to bring your own food. Four types of wine are available for sampling and purchase. See Details
Darden Towe Dog Park Your pet will love to play at this fenced, 1-acre, off-leash dog park, which includes a doggie water fountain, picnic table, and a friendly crowd. See Details
Shenandoah Valley Brewing Company Shenandoah Valley Brewing is a small, dog-friendly craft brewery in Staunton, VA, where Fido is welcome to join you for a pint inside their pub-styled taproom. Their beer rotates frequently so be sure to check their website for the latest offerings. Brews may include Shenandoah Pale Ale, Shenial Lager, Bluegrass Blend, and the Glenhaven Scottish Ale. Beer is available by the pint, growlers, or try a flight! See Details
Rife Park Rife Park is a small, dog-friendly park in Waynesboro, VA where you can explore parts of the Waynesboro Water Trail in the South River by boat. The park features a boat ramp, picnic tables, and fishing, and is open from sunrise to sunset See Details
South River Greenway Trail The dog-friendly South River Greenway runs for 1.2 miles along the South River from the Loth Springs Parking area on Arch Avenue, behind the YMCA, to the Port Republic neighborhood. Parking at this end is available at the Shiloh Baptist Church auxiliary parking lot right at the trail head. There is also parking available downtown at the Arch Avenue Parking Lot and the Invista lot. Dogs should remain on a leash. See Details
Montgomery Hall Park Leashed dogs are welcome at this community park with woodland trails. See Details