Dog Friendly Activities in Anchorage, AK

There are 14 dog friendly activities in Anchorage. 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 Anchorage.

Pet Friendly Russian Jack Springs Park
Russian Jack Springs Park Dogs love to play off-leash in this park in the northeast corner of Russian Jack Springs Park, but they must be kept under control as the area is not fenced. See Details
Pet Friendly University Lake Dog Park
University Lake Dog Park University Lake Dog Park in Anchorage, AK, features designated off-leash trails. Specific trails within this park may be closed to off-leash use on a seasonal basis. Such trails will be clearly posted. Be respectful of wildlife and other park users. Swimming by dogs and/or their people is prohibited to protect nesting birds and a very active beaver community. Beavers can be extremely aggressive during mating season and while protecting kits. See Details
South Anchorage Sports Park The South Anchorage Sports Park features a dog park along with an American Legion baseball field, two little league fields, a RC track, and paintball fields. Dogs must be leashed in all areas of the park with the exception of the dog park. See Details
Connor's Bog Dog Park This lovely, off-leash dog park is located near the airport. There's even a place for your pet to take a dip! Off-leash activity shall be restricted to the designated area once ski-joring trails are groomed. Areas designated for off-leash dog use are shared by many park users, including skiers, walkers, runners, bikers, and other members of the community. Please practice courteous behavior and good "petiquette”. See Details
Far North Bicentennial Park BringFido to Far North Bicentennial Park for some off-leash romping on designated off-leash trails. See Details
Chugach State Park With nearly 500,000 acres, Chugach State Park is one of the four largest state parks in the country. You and your pup will find plenty of trails to explore. You can also head off the beaten path and explore the backcountry. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times except when in the backcountry when dogs must be under voice control at all times. See Details
Glacier Blue Kayak and Grandview Tour 'Glacier Blue Kayak and Grandview Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ari. Paddle around magnificent icebergs and up close to the Spencer glacier terminus face on this adventure experience. Dogs may be allowed with advance notice in rafts instead of kayaks depending on size of dog and date of trip. The experience lasts 12.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 6 and up. Rates start at $355 per person. See Details
Arctic/Benson Park Arctic/Benson Park in Anchorage, AK, is a a fenced dog park with a designated off-leash area and street parking. Areas designated for off-leash dog use are shared by many park users, including skiers, walkers, runners, bikers, and other members of the community. Please practice courteous behavior and good "petiquette”. See Details
Comet Heli Hiking & Raft/Kayak Tour 'Comet Heli Hiking & Raft/Kayak Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ari. Join your host on a memorable Heli Hiking Alaska Chugach Adventure, which is a true Alaskan full day adventure on foot and in the sky. Dogs are welcome with prior approval. Contact the host for more details. The experience lasts 9.5 hours and can accommodate up to 5 guests ages 8 and up. No Prior Hiking, kayaking, or rafting experience necessary. This trip is private per booking group and will be customized for your party. Minimum of 2 Guests needed to book this trip. Rates start at $655 per person. See Details
Bird to Gird Pathway The Bird to Gird Pathway 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 E Mncplty of Anchorage! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bird to Gird Pathway. 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
Turnagain Brewing Turnagain Brewing is a dog friendly brewery specializing in Belgian-style and sour beers. Food trucks can sometimes be found onsite; check their website for schedule. See Details
Whisper Faith Kovach Park Whisper Faith Kovach Park has a pet-friendly recreation area attached. This fenced park is a great place to bring your pooch for some off-leash fun. The well-kept grass provides a nice space for dogs to run, play fetch and meet other pups. Dog owners are reminded to clean up mess left behind. See Details
Alaska Railroad Alaska Railroad is pet-friendly. The Alaska Railroad’s main line stretches 470 miles from Seward to Fairbanks, connecting communities all along Southcentral and Interior Alaska. The Alaska Railroad operates year round, with scheduled serviced varying seasonally: the busy summer season stretches from mid-May to mid-September, while the quieter winter schedule spans mid-September to mid-May. Pets are only permitted onboard in the baggage car, and must be in an airline-approved kennel. At the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop, kennels may be left next to the train upon disembarkation and picked up upon your return. See Details
Anchorage Mountainscape Photoshoot 'MAnchorage Mountainscape Photoshoot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Brittany. Create some lasting memories with your pooch while in Alaska. Your host will guide you to favorite photo locations in Anchorage and capture beautiful photos of you and Fido. Your edited photos will be sent to you via online gallery for downloading within 24-48 hours. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 5 guests ages 3 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $85 per person. See Details