Dog Friendly Activities in Apex, NC

There are 8 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 Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area Jordan Lake State Recreation Area in Apex, NC, offers 14 miles of dog-friendly trails, over 1,000 campsites, fishing, and boat launches at every access point. Fido must be kept on a leash no longer than 6' and is not permitted on swim beaches or inside buildings. Please visit their website for updated fees on vehicles. See Details
Pet Friendly Dog Park at Hunter Street Park
Dog Park at Hunter Street Park Fido can play off-leash with his furry friends in the dog park at Hunter Street Park in Apex, NC. This recreation area for pups requires registration to be completed before visiting. Outside of the dog park, leashed dogs are welcome on the paved walking trail. See Details
Apex Community Park Dogs will find plenty to sniff and explore at the extensive Apex Community Park. Fido can join his humans at this recreation area with sports fields, courts, picnic areas, a fishing dock, a lake, and over three miles of developed nature and fitness trails. This Apex, NC, 50+ acre park asks that Fido remain leashed during his visit. See Details
Dog Park at Apex Nature Park Bring Fido to enjoy some off-leash time at the 2-acre dog park at Apex Nature Park in Apex, NC! Here, dogs can play in one of the two separate fenced-in sections for small and large dogs. This park also features pet waste stations, shade gazebos, benches and water fountains. Ensure Fido remains leashed in the community park until entering this designated off-leash area. Note that registration is required before visiting this space. See Details
Brueprint Brewing Company Brueprint Brewing Company is a dog-friendly spot to grab a handcrafted beer in Apex, NC. Leashed dogs are welcome inside the taproom and outside the brewery. Their menu ranges from "premier craft brown ale with overtones of chocolate" to "frisky scotch ale with a smooth malty taste." See Details
Hunter Street Park Hunter Street Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Apex, NC. This 12-acre community park features an off-leash dog park, softball and baseball fields, batting cages, a multipurpose turf field, a skate park, a playground and much more. Fido must remain leashed while strolling on the walking paths with his owners until he enters the designated off-leash space. See Details
Apex Nature Park Apex, NC, is home to the dog-friendly Apex Nature Park. Parkgoers are welcome to bring their leashed dogs with them when exploring this recreation area. Here, visitors can use the disc golf course, dog park, amphitheater, picnic shelter and paved walking paths. Ensure that Fido remains on his leash during his visit unless inside the specific dog park. 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 See Details
Harris Lake County Park Fido is welcome to join you at Harris Lake County Park, a 680-acre park located in Holly Springs, NC. There are hiking trails, picnic areas, restrooms and picnic shelters. Dogs are welcome as long as they are restrained by a leash no longer than 6 feet. Please clean up after your pets! See Details
North Carolina Museum of Art North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC, is pet friendly! There are 2.2 miles of trails that weave around the hilly park. Along the way, you and your leashed pup will come across a number of interesting sculptures. In addition, there are several doggie waste stations and water fountains along the trails. See Details
Crank Arm Brewing Company Crank Arm Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners inside and out at this craft brewery and tasting room in downtown Raleigh. Their taps include classics and seasonal specialties to keep the tastebuds guessing. Crank Arm Brewing Company is open Monday through Thursday from 2pm to 11pm and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm. See Details
Dog Park at Carolina Pines Park Pets will love socializing off-leash at the fenced-in dog park at Carolina Pines Park in Raleigh, NC. This recreation area offers shade and drinking water to keep your pup cool while playing. Two separate spaces provide play areas for dogs of all abilities and elderly, infirm, small or shy dogs. See Details
Dog Park at Southern Community Park The dog park at Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill, NC, is a great place to bring Fido to play! Here, dogs can romp and socialize off-leash within a 2-acre fenced-in area. This recreation space is split into separate zones for small and large dogs. Note that parking along Dogwood Acres Drive is not permitted. See Details
Dog Park at Dorothea Dix Park Bring Fido to play with his pet companions off-leash at the dog park at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, NC! This dog recreation area is located between the Big Field and Umstead Dr. The ample space is completely fenced and divided into small and large dog sections. Fido will find helpful amenities like water stations and natural shade inside. Ensure Fido is leashed while walking in the other areas of the community park. See Details
Lake Benson Park Lake Benson Park is a dog-friendly, 64-acre recreation area in Garner, NC. This park features large open space areas, 1.8 miles of paved and unpaved trails, a dog park (with play areas for large and small dogs), two playgrounds and four picnic shelters. Dogs are welcome to join you around the other parts of the park as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Saving Grace Supply Company Saving Grace Supply Company is a pet-friendly shop in Raleigh, NC. Leashed dogs can join their owners inside this store which sells pet food, locally baked treats, stylish apparel, toys and other quality products for pups. Best of all, the proceeds go towards the store's shelter to help rescue and care for dogs. See Details
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books welcomes dogs of all sizes at their pet-friendly shop in Raleigh, NC. Pick out a new novel as you browse the selection of books at Quail Ridge while Fido greets the welcoming staff. See Details
Beer Study Bring Fido to Beer Study, a dog-friendly bottle shop in Chapel Hill, NC. This eclectic store features draft beer, ciders, wine and non-alcoholic beverages, plus retro video games. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome at both indoor and outdoor tables. See Details
Lynnwood Brewing Concern Lynwood Brewing Concern is an award-winning brewery in Raleigh, NC, with a dog-friendly beer garden. Enjoy a delicious brew with Fido by your side! They also have a sister restaurant next door called Wilson's Eatery if you get hungry. See Details
Gizmo Brew Works - Chapel Hill Taproom & Bottle Shop Gizmo Brew Works - Chapel Hill Taproom & Bottle Shop is pet-friendly. Located in Chapel Hill, NC, Gizmo Brew Works Craft Brewery and Taproom offers entertainment, live music, food trucks, beer specials, and most importantly, craft beer by Gizmo Brew Works. Children and dogs are to remain at your tables and under supervision at all times. Gizmo Brew Works is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 9pm and Friday through Sunday from 3pm to 9pm. See Details
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