Dog Friendly Activities in Arlington, VA

There are 13 dog friendly activities in Arlington. 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 Arlington.

Pet Friendly Shirlington Dog Park
Shirlington Dog Park Shirlington Dog Park is a very large park with gates that lead to a stream. The park has separate areas for large and small dogs to play, and is a well-maintained area with lots and lots of room for running. Shirlington Dog Park is open daily from sunrise - sunset. See Details
Pet Friendly Potomac Heritage Trail
Potomac Heritage Trail The Potomac Heritage Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Potomac Heritage 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
Glencarlyn Park Your pet will love the chance to cool off on a hot day in the stream at this designated off-leash area. Be careful as the park is not fenced. See Details
Benjamin Banneker Park Your pet will love the chance to play and socialize off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes water spigot, shade trees, and seats for owners. See Details
Fort Barnard Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with lights for night use, grass, picnic tables, and a friendly crowd. See Details
Towers Dog Park Pets go wild for this fenced, off-leash dog park with separate small dog area, water spigots, lights for night use, and loads of tennis balls. See Details
Fort Ethan Allen Dog Park This fenced off-leash dog park is known for its friendly locals, drinking water, mulch ground cover, and benches to relax on. See Details
Four Mile Run Trail The Four Mile Run Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Four Mile Run 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
Clarendon Dog Park Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes mulch ground cover to reduce mud. See Details
Utah Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with water spigot and shady spots. See Details
Mount Vernon Trail The Mount Vernon Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington! 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
Barcoft Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Barcroft Park, which is located on S Four Mile Run Drive in Alexandria. See Details
New District Brewing Company New District Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Join the New District Dog Club to attend member days every Sunday through Wednesday. They believe furry friends are awesome and want them to be as happy as possible inside the brewery. The dog club policy is designed to make sure everyone is on the same page for doggy happiness and creating the best atmosphere possible. Grab a brew with your pooch for an initial $15 membership fee, which includes a $5 donation to a local dog park. Dogs are allowed inside the brewery Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm and Monday through Wednesday from 3:30pm to 8:00pm. See Details
National Mall Bordered by the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington Memorial, and the Capitol Building, the National Mall is great for running, walking, picnics, and playing a game of frisbee with Fido. However, dogs must be leashed, so make it a long one. See Details
Monumental History Hike (Day/Night) 'Monumental History Hike (Day/Night)' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rob. Bring Fido along on this small group tour of the famous monuments along the National Mall and Tidal Basin. Hear about the history of the sites and the city. Please note that dogs are not allowed inside the monuments, so be prepared to have to wait a few minutes outside. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 12 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Great Falls: Billy Goat Trail Pets are welcome to join you on-leash as you stroll through sections B & C of this lovely park which features waterfalls and rapids. See Details
Maryland City Dog Park Your pet will enjoy meeting other dogs at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes separate areas for large and small dogs as well as running water and benches. The dog park is located within Maryland City Park. See Details
Cabin John Dog Park Bring your pet down to this fenced, off-leash dog park for a chance to make friends and play. See Details
US National Arboretum Leashed pets are welcome to join you as you explore the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Enjoy the 446 acres of gardens with your canine companion. Dogs are not allowed on tram tours of the arboretum but you can drive through the grounds or walk with your pet. See Details
Vienna Dog Park The Vienna Dog Park is located at 700 Courthouse Rd, SW. The parking lot is off of Old Courthouse Road. If the lot is full, patrons can park up the hill at the Nottoway Park basketball courts. The Vienna Dog Park offers a doggie & human water fountain, fully shaded Woodchip surface, fully fenced area that's 5 ft high with double gates, and agility equipment (ramp, hoop, hurdles). See Details
Duke Street Dog Park This large, fenced, grassy dog park is a wonderful place to bring your pet to play off-leash. There are plenty of toys on hand, but bring your own water. See Details
Dog Run Park at Carlyle Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with separate small dog area, grass, gravel, benches, and drinking water. See Details
Rock Creek Park 1,754 acres that lie north of the National Zoo. Has hiking and horseback riding trails, Peirce Mill, The Old Stone House, and a tennis arena. Lots of green space in the bustle of the city. Leashed dogs are allowed. See Details