Dog Friendly Activities in Athens, GA

There are 9 dog friendly activities in Athens. 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 Southeast Clark Park
Southeast Clark Park Southeast Clark Park is a popular, dog-friendly park in Athens, GA. This 135-acre park features athletic fields, tennis, pickleball, 2 playgrounds, a dog park, walking paths (paved and multi-surface), and more. Fido is welcome on a leash throughout the park, and off leash in the dog park area. See Details
Pet Friendly Sandy Creek Park
Sandy Creek Park Enjoy outdoor recreation at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, GA. The 782-acre area surrounds 260-acre Lake Chapman and offers a variety of activities throughout the year. The park features five private dog parks available for a fee and can be reserved up to 48 hours in advance. There is also one public dog park that is free for use at any time with no extra fees to pay with your park admission. See Details
Ben Burton Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans at Ben Burton Park in Athens, GA. This beautiful, 32-acre wildlife preserve is a great place for a picnic or a quiet walk through the woods on their 1.4 mile pedestrian trail. Just be sure to clean up after your pet at all times. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and under your control at all times per ACC Ordinance. See Details
Wiggley Field at Southeast Clark Park Wiggley Field is a 2-acre, fenced dog park located at Southeast Clark Park in Athens, GA, where dogs can run off leash. The dog park features three separate areas for small and large dogs to play, and both doggie and human drinking fountains. There are also plenty of different grass areas and shade. See Details
Memorial Park Dog Park Memorial Park Dog Park is a pet-friendly park located in Athens, GA. Bring your pet to play off-leash in this lovely, wooded dog park right in Five Points. In addition to the dog park area, the park has trails, a fishing pond, picnic facilities and pavilions, and more. See Details
UGA Recreational Sports Complex Pets are welcome to play off-leash in the designated zone of this lovely Athens public park. The area is located in the southern end of the park. There are also loads of jogging trails and a lake for swimming. See Details
Athentic Brewing Company Athentic Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery focused on serving great-tasting beer to the community in Athens, GA. You and Fido can grab a seat at an outside table, where Fido is likely to meet other four-legged patrons. Although Athentic Brewing Company doesn't have a kitchen, they host a variety of local food truck vendors. See Details
North Oconee River Greenway North Oconee River Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Athens! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Athens - North Oconee River Greenway. 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
The Sandbar The Sandbar welcomes well-behaved dogs to join their humans on kayaking trips down the Broad River. Doggie life jackets are recommended. For safety reasons, dogs are not allowed when water levels are above five feet. See Details
Hard Labor Creek State Park This park has 2.5 miles of trails open to hikers during the week, or 12.5 miles of biking trails if you and Fido are up for the challenge. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times. They are not permitted in or around historic sites, lodges, group camps, or swimming areas. For those interested in pet friendly accommodations. cottages #6, #7, #17 and #19 welcomes two dogs with prior approval for an additional fee of $45 per dog per stay. Pet friendly camping options are also available. See Details
Broad River Outpost Get out on the water with your pup aboard a kayak or canoe rental from Broad River Outpost. Friendly dogs are welcome any times. Just keep your dog leashed on land before setting out on the water. See Details
7 G's Farm 7 G's Farm is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this farm to help choose the tree for your home this Christmas. Whether you're looking for a huge tree or a smaller pine, you'll find something that fits at this well-stocked farm. Beginning November 23, 7 G's Farm will be open Monday through Friday from 1pm to 6pm and Saturday to Sunday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
TA Commerce Has a Popeyes and a Travel Store. This location has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stop in Commerce, GA, is a dog-friendly gas station and rest area. Across America, you'll find Love's Travel Stops that offer facilities for traveling canines. This location has a fully-fenced dog park with a convenient waste station. See Details