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 Hunter Street Park
Hunter Street Park Hunter Street Park is a 12-acre, dog-friendly recreation area in Apex, NC. Registration is required to use the dog park area of the park. Outside of the dog park, leashed dogs are welcome on the paved walking trail. See Details
Pet Friendly Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
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
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
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
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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
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
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
Carolina Pines Community Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at the fenced Carolina Pines Community Dog Park in Raleigh, 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
Lake Benson Park Lake Benson Park is a dog-friendly, 64-acre park in Garner, NC. The park features large open space areas, 1.8 miles of paved and unpaved pet-friendly 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
Beer Study Bring Fido to Beer Study, a bottle shop featuring in-store drafts and indoor and outdoor seating. Leashed dogs are welcome to tag along with their human as they sip and study at one of its six outdoor tables. Pets are also welcome inside the store, which sells a wide range of unique beer. The Chapel Hill location of Beer Study is open seven days a week, from noon until midnight. 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
Dog Park at Sugg Farm With an acre to run and play, the off-leash dog park at Sugg Farm in Holly Springs is a great spot for your pups to exercise and socialize. There is no fee to use the dog park and it's open daily. 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
Clouds Brewing Taproom This dog-friendly taproom in Raleigh is one of three Clouds Brewing locations in the state of North Carolina. This location features Clouds Brewing's signature European-style lagers and ales. Leashed dogs are welcome at outside tables. The taproom holds Cause for Paws adoption events on select Saturdays. Please see their website for more details. See Details
Falls Lake Trail (Mountains-to-Sea Trail) The Falls Lake Trail, part of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, is a dog-friendly hiking trail in Falls Lake State Recreation Area can be easily accessed at the Falls Lake Dam information center, Blue Jay Point County Park, Shinleaf access, the Falls Lake park office, and Rolling View access. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. 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
Dix Park Dog Park Dix Park Dog Park is pet-friendly. Dog owners are no longer invited to let their best friends loose on the athletic field next to Biggs Drive, but on the new permanent park between the Big Field and Umstead Drive instead. This large space is completely fenced and divided into a small and a large dog section. Fido will find welcome new additions like water stations and natural shade inside. See Details
Saving Grace Supply Co. Saving Grace Supply Co. is pet-friendly. Shop with your dog to find homemade treats and other quality products for pups. Best of all, all proceeds go towards the stores shelter to help rescue and care for dogs. Saving Grace Supply Co. is open Monday through Saturday, although hours vary. 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
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
Great Outdoor Provision Co. Leashed dogs are welcome to join shoppers at the Great Outdoor Provision Co. The store sells sporting goods, hiking gear, camping gear, and more. Great Outdoor Provision Co. is open Monday - Friday 10am - 9pm, Saturday 9am - 6pm, Sunday noon - 6pm. See Details
North Carolina Museum of Art North Carolina Museum of Art 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. There are several doggie waste stations and water fountains along the trails, too. The Museum of Art is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Raven Rock State Park Raven Rock State Park is a dog-friendly park in Lillington, NC. The park has five trails ranging from easy half-mile loops to longer five mile loops. Hikers may encounter steep terrain, mountain laurel and rhododendron thickets, and tumbling creeks. Please keep dogs on a leash at all times. Note that there is often a line to enter the park on weekends, requiring a wait time of up to an hour and a half. See Details
Morgan Imports Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they shop at Morgan Imports. The dog-friendly store carries furniture, homewares, bath and beauty items, and gifts. Morgan Imports is open Monday - Saturday 10am - 9pm, Sunday noon - 6pm. See Details