Dog Friendly Activities in Alexandria, VA

There are 35 dog friendly activities in Alexandria. 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 Alexandria.

Pet Friendly George Washington's Mount Vernon
George Washington's Mount Vernon Tour the grounds of George Washington's estate, Mount Vernon, with your leashed pets in Alexandria, VA. Pets are welcome during daytime visitation hours. Your canine companion can accompany you as you visit George Washington's tomb, the stables, the gardens, and dozens of other outdoor places. Enjoy the view of the Potomac River from the dog-friendly piazza. Pets aren't allowed in the historic buildings, the museum, or the Education Center exhibition galleries. See Details
Pet Friendly Jones Point Park
Jones Point Park Jones Point Park is a pet-friendly recreational spot in Alexandria, VA, located on the Potomac River. Your leashed pup is welcome to tag along as you explore one of the historical places in town that features the last remaining lighthouse in Virginia. Restrooms, water fountains and a dog drinking bowl can be found underneath the park's bridge. See Details
Torpedo Factory Art Center Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA, is a dog-friendly art studio that is known for having the largest amount of working artists in one place. There's all sorts of art for you and Fido to view inside, including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture. See Details
Port City Brewing Company Port City Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Alexandria, VA. Dogs are welcome inside and outside the brewery. However, pets are not allowed in the beer garden. American and European-inspired brews are served year round. There are limited release and specialty beers on the menu as well. Visit their website to view the food truck schedule. See Details
DC Military Tours DC Military Tours is a dog-friendly tour company in Alexandria, VA. Take a stroll through Old Town Alexandria and learn about its extraordinary history with a resident historian. Start your private walking tour at the Alexandria Visitor’s Center. Tours are available everyday except major holidays, and are tailored to meet your needs, so length and sites can vary. See Details
Lost Boy Cider Lost Boy Cider is a dog-friendly cidery in Alexandria, VA. Up to two leashed, licensed, and vaccinated dogs per person are welcome to join their owners at this cider house and enjoy the fun. No cider or food consumption for dogs is allowed. You can sometimes find food trucks and other fun events; check their website for the current schedule. See Details
Founders Park Off-Leash Area Founders Park is a great spot for Fido to run and play off leash in Alexandria, VA. There is a designated area of the park for the Fido to de-leash. It's not fenced but it features spacious, grassy areas, rocky terrain, and even water nearby if your pup wants to swim. Remember to clean up after your pup. See Details
Dog Park at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park Eugene Simpson Stadium Park includes an off-leash dog park for Fido to run and play in Alexandria, VA. The space is fully fenced and gravel covered with benches, water hoses, kiddie pools, and waste stations. See Details
Belle Haven Park Belle Haven Park in Alexandria, VA is dog friendly! The large park sits along the quaint Belle Haven Marina and welcomes leashed dogs. Ample parking and picnic tables are available. Dog owners must clean up after their pet. See Details
River Farm River Farm is a pet-friendly 25-acre historic site along the Potomac River in Alexandria, VA. Bring Fido along while you explore the beautiful pathways, gardens, woodlands and meadow surrounding the old home. It's a great spot for a leisurely stroll or afternoon picnic. Dogs are welcome on a leash. See Details
Dog Run Park at Carlyle Dog Run Park at Carlyle is a great spot for Fido to run and play off leash in Alexandria, VA. It's fully fenced and gravel covered with double-gated entry for safe de-leashing. Amenities include benches, water fountains, and trash receptacles. Remember to bring your own waste bags for Fido. Also, be careful as it can get muddy after rain. See Details
Fort Ward Park Fort Ward Park is a dog-friendly historic site in Alexandria, VA. Bring Fido along for a self-guided walk through the grounds where you'll see real or inspired structures and apparatuses from the 1800s, each with informational markers. After you tour the historic fort area, be sure to take a walk around the 45 acres of park and picnic areas. See Details
Chambliss Street Off-Leash Area Bring Fido to the off-leash area at Chambliss Street in Alexandria, VA! The area is not fenced, but it is spacious with lots of grass and wooded areas. It's a great spot for Fido to run or play fetch. You can find it near the entrance to the Dora Kelly Nature Preserve. Remember to clean up after your pup. See Details
Duke Street Dog Park Duke Street Dog Park is a great place for Fido to run, play, and socialize with other dogs off leash in Alexandria, VA. It's fully fenced and grass covered with shady trees, picnic tables, benches, water spigots, bowls, and waste stations. See Details
Dog Park at Ben Brenman Park Bring Fido out for a day of play at the dog park inside of Ben Brenman Park in Alexandria, VA. It's fully fenced and mulch covered with benches and waste receptacles. Remember to bring your own water and waste bags. See Details
Grist Mill Dog Park Bring Fido out for a day of play at Grist Mill Dog Park in Alexandria, VA! The 1-acre space is fully fenced and sand covered with shady trees. Amenities include benches, picnic tables, water access, and waste stations. See Details
Mount Vernon Trail The Mount Vernon Trail is a pet-friendly, multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Alexandria, VA! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mount Vernon 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Enjoy Photo Shoot at Old Town Alexandria 'Enjoy Photo Shoot at Old Town Alexandria' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Emile. You and your pooch will receive a private photoshoot. Tour the area while your guide takes posed and candid photos of you. After your day, you will receive 20 edited photos in three business days. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 5 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $350 per person. See Details
Chinquapin Park Off Leash Area Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of Chinquapin Park in Alexandria, VA. The park is grassy with wooded areas and water access. Be careful as it is not fully fenced. See Details
Old Town Alexandria Photo Session 'Old Town Alexandria Photo Session' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Pamela. You and your pooch can choose from a sunrise or sunset photo session. You'll also get to see a cool DC area spot you might have missed otherwise. You'll receive your photos back via email in a beautifully hand-edited digital gallery within one to two weeks.The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 10 guests of any age. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $202 per person. See Details