Dog Friendly Activities in Alamogordo, NM

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Alamogordo. 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 Alamogordo.

Pet Friendly White Sands National Park
White Sands National Park Fido is welcome to explore the extremely rare gypsum sand dunes at White Sands National Park in Alamogordo, NM. Dogs are permitted as long as they are on a leash no longer than 6', cleaned up after, given lots of water, and never left unattended. Dogs are not allowed inside White Sands' visitor center. Admire the expanse of sparkling sand and panoramic mountain views by hiking the pet-friendly Alkali Flat Trail. This sandy trail is well-marked but does not have any shade. Visitors should plan to hike the trail in Spring, Autumn, or in the early morning and evening if visiting in summertime. Carry plenty of water for yourself and Fido. See Details
Pet Friendly PistachioLand
PistachioLand PistachioLand offers a dog-friendly tour of a pistachio tree ranch in Alamagordo, NM. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you tour the grounds on a motorized vehicle operated by staff, take a picture next to the "World's Largest Pistachio," and find a snack or treat in the country store to take home. The two stores offer pistachio samples and free wine tasting. Fido can even enjoy a pup cup from the ice cream counter! See Details
Tall Pines Beer and Wine Garden Tall Pines Beer and Wine Garden is a dog friendly establishment in Midtown Ruidoso's featuring a lounge and huge outdoor patio with two firepits, and heated glass tables with cozy indoor seating. This beer and wine garden does not serve food but you can sometimes find a food truck onsite. Call ahead or check their website for schedule. See Details
Bark Park Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located off N White Sands Blvd. They will love to run, play, and make friends off-leash at this wide-open, grassy dog park. Park is fully fenced. See Details
Lincoln National Forest Beckoning you for adventure, the dog-friendly Lincoln National Forest in Alamogordo, NM, spans over a million acres. Attracting outdoor enthusiasts and their loyal canine companions, the Lincoln National Forest offers a range of recreational activities such as hiking, picnicking, mountain biking, camping, and horse riding. Trek over one of three mountain ranges; Sacramento, Guadalupe and Capitan, or traverse this vast landscape which takes hikers from Chihuahuan desert terrain to sub-alpine forest. Visit the Lincoln National Forest to satisfy your thirst for adventure. Pack a picnic for you and Fido or set out on a weekend camping trip. If you and your four-legged explorer prefer roads less traveled, venture into the backcountry on a multi-day excursion through the Capitan Mountains Wilderness or the White Mountain Wilderness. See Details
Osha Trail Leashed dogs can join you on the Osha Trail for a day hike in Cloudcroft, NM. The 2.5-mile loop is open year-round and affords beautiful views of the Sacramento Mountains and the dunes of White Sands National Park. Please note that you may encounter horses on this trail. See Details
Grand View Trail The Grand View Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in La Luz! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Grand View Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit See Details