Dog Friendly Activities in Apex, NC

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Apex. 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 Apex.

Pet Friendly Apex Community Park
Apex Community Park Your pet will find plenty to explore at this extensive community park with woodlands, lake, playgrounds, walking trails and more. See Details
Pet Friendly Apex Nature Park
Apex Nature Park Dog Park Features 2 acre park, fenced and lighted Pet waste stations Separate sections for small dogs and for large dogs Shade gazebos and benches Water fountains Wood chips for ground cover See Details
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area Jordan Lake State Recreation Area offers 14 miles of trails, over one-thousand campsites, fishing, and boat-launches at every access point. Dogs must remain on leashes that are no longer than 6 feet. Please visit Jordan Lake State Recreation Area's website for updated fees on vehicles. See Details
Hunter Street Park Park Features: 12 acre park Softball/Baseball field Soccer field Asphalt walking trail Multi-age Playground Restroom Facility / Rentable Shelter Dog Park (registration required) See Details
American Tobacco Trail The American Tobacco 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 Apex! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the American Tobacco 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
Brueprint Brewing Company Brueprint Brewing Company is a dog-friendly spot to grab a handcrafted beer. Leashed dogs are welcome inside the taproom and outside the brewery. Brueprint's menu ranges from a "premier craft brown ale with overtones of chocolate" to a "frisky scotch ale with a smooth malty taste." Brueprint Brewing Company is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday from 4pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 1pm to 8pm. See Details
Carolina Pines Community Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with shade and drinking water. Two separate areas provide play space for dogs of all abilities as well as elderly, infirm, small, or shy dogs. See Details
Millbrook Exchange Dog Park Millbrook Dog Park, located within Millbrook Exchange Park, offers three separately fenced areas for dogs of all abilities. The larger area provides play space for large or energetic dogs while the small dog area is reserved for elderly, small, or infirm dogs and puppies. There is also a fenced, double-gated picnic shelter area located between the small and large park areas. Millbrook Dog Park is lighted for nighttime use. The park also features a water spigot and buckets. See Details
Oakwood Dog Park This neighborhood off-leash dog park is a great place to bring your dog on a beautiful day! There are toys, plenty of fresh water buckets, and friendly owners. Two fully-fenced areas provide play space for dogs of any size along with play space for elderly, infirm, small, or shy dogs. See Details
Sal's Branch Trail Sal's Branch Trail is an easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This park is a nice retreat for city dwellers to run, fish, picnic, boat, bike, and hike. Bikes are not allowed on this trail, so you will have plenty of room to stay by your pup. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Durham Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs, waste dispensers, and benches. Dogs must be registered with Department of Parks & Rec for an annual fee. See Details
Cary Dog Park Your dog will love to run free in this safe, fenced, 1-acre dog park. Includes a separate area for smaller pets and electronic gate. Passes required. See Details
Northgate Dog Park This fenced off-leash dog park is a great place to take your pet for some exercise. Includes separate small dog area, benches, and water spigots. Dog park tag required. See Details
Piney Wood Dog Park Spacious park with separate fenced areas for large and small dogs, and a third section for Frisbee catch. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Dogs are welcome to join their owners while they shop for sporting goods and outdoor gear at Cary's Bass Pro Shops. Dogs should be leashed and well-behaved. See Details
Hawthorne Bark Park Small off-leash dog park within apartment complex (about the size of a large pool). Great for meeting a friend with his/her dog because the park will likely be unoccupied. See Details
Chapel Hill's Southern Dog Park Chapel Hill's Southern Dog Park is a large fenced park with trees and benches. Smaller dogs can play amongst themselves in their own area. Please note: parking along Dogwood Acres Drive is not permitted. See Details
Falls Lake Trail (Mountains-to-Sea Trail) The Falls Lake Trail (or Mountains-to-Sea Trail) is a moderately easy, 5.4-mile hike in Falls Lake State Recreation Area that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is only open to foot traffic, so you won't be sharing the trail with mountain bikers or horses. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. . See Details
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve Bring your pet with you on-leash for a hike through this beautiful nature preserve with miles fo scenic trails and great views. See Details
Sal's Branch Trail - William B. Umstead State Park Sal's Branch Trail is about 2.7 miles long and located near Raleigh, North Carolina. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1 hour or less. The Sal's Branch Trailhead is located directly behind the visitor center on the highway 70 entrance to William B. Umstead Park. There is a very pretty lake (man-made) about halfway through the hike. Difficulty: Moderate•Length: 2.7 miles / 4.3 km•Duration: 1-3 hours•Family Friendly • Dog Friendly See Details
Fred G. Bond Metro Park This beautiful 310-acre park is an oasis in the midst of the city that includes trails, a lake, and a boathouse. Pets are very welcome and even have their own drinking fountain. The park is open 7:30 AM to sunset daily. See Details
American Tobacco Trail (Durham County) The American Tobacco Trail (Durham County) 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 Durham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the American Tobacco Trail (Durham County). 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
Fuquay Varina Dog Park Amenities include: -Grassy areas -Benches for relaxing -Sanitary stations -Small Dog and Large Dog areas See Details
Homestead Dog Park Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash in this fenced Homestead dog park, a neighborhood favorite. See Details