Dog Friendly Activities in Athens, AL

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Athens, and 9 more nearby. 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 Athens.

Pet Friendly Elk River Lodge State Park
Elk River Lodge State Park Elk River Lodge State Park is a dog-friendly park in Athens, AL. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the trails. The property faces the Wheeler Reservoir, that feeds into the Tennessee River, and there is a public dock and boat launch nearby. There is also a group lodge on the property that is enjoyed by church retreats, fishing clubs and large groups, available for rent. See Details
Pet Friendly Mill Creek Dog Park
Mill Creek Dog Park Mill Creek Dog Park is a 1.43 acre fenced park and sits along the Mill Creek Greenway The park is divided into three separate areas. The 20 ft x 30 ft staging area at the entrance of the park allows dog owners to unleash their pet before allowing them to enter the play areas. The play areas are divided into two sections, one designated for smaller doges, weighing 25 pounds or less and one designated for larger dogs, weighing over 25 pounds. Drinking water is provided for both pets and humans as well as trash receptacles and dog waste bag dispensers. The area offers an abundance of shade trees and a terrain of gently rolling grassy meadows. See Details
Academy Sports Outdoors Academy Sports Outdoors is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome at this sporting goods chain that sells athletic apparel and footwear, plus outdoor gear and fitness equipment. Academy Sports Outdoors is open Monday through Wednesday from 9am to 9pm, Thursday through Saturday from 9am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 8pm. See Details
Huntsville Dogspot Creekwood Park Huntsville Dogspot Creekwood Park is located near Indian Creek Greenway in Madison, AL. Huntsville offers several “Dog Spots,” off-leash doggie play areas. Each is approximately the size of two football fields and designed with dog safety in mind, having a divided play area for dogs less than 25 pounds. Dog Spots are open for dogs and their owners during normal park hours – from dawn to one hour after dark, unless otherwise posted. See Details
Cross-Eyed Owl Brewing Company Cross-Eyed Owl Brewing Company is a dog-friendly, craft brewery in Decatur, AL. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you for a pint at an outdoor table in the beer garden. Try their Cream Ale, Dragoon Red Ale, One Shoe Brown Porter, or Lechuza Mexican Lager while you're visiting! See Details
Wilson Morgan Park Wilson Morgan Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Decatur, AL. The park is equipped with a tennis court, soccer field, ball fields and a walking trail. Fido is welcome to join you on the 1.5 mile path, but dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Richard Martin Trail The Richard Martin 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 Elkmont! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Richard Martin 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
Bridge Street Town Centre Bridge Street Town Centre is an outdoor mall with pet-friendly shops. Shops that allow dogs are clearly marked on the front doors, not all stores welcome pups. Dogs must be leashed during their visit. Bridge Street Town Centre is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
HomeGoods HomeGoods is a dog-friendly retailer in Huntsville, AL. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you shop. The chain sells home décor inspired by places around the world. They also have a complete collection of items for pets. See Details
Providence Pet Park Take Fido for some exercise at Providence Pet Park in Huntsville, AL. The dog park is located within the neighborhood of Village of Providence and provides a grassy area for Fido to sniff around in. Please clean up after your dog and note that the picket fencing bordering Providence Pet Park may not be suitable for all pets. See Details