Dog Friendly Activities in Austin, TX

There are 85 dog friendly activities in Austin. 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 Austin.

Pet Friendly Red Bud Isle
Red Bud Isle Red Bud Isle is pet-friendly. Surrounded by water on three sides, this peninsula provides a great place for pooches to socialize, swim, frolic and play. Dog owners are reminded that parking is at a premium and that they should clean up any mess left behind to preserve the cleanliness of the water and the surrounding area. Make sure you keep an eye on your pup as they play, too. This park is also popular for hiking, kayaking, and canoeing. See Details
Pet Friendly Barton Creek Greenbelt Preserve
Barton Creek Greenbelt Preserve Your leashed pet is welcome to join you as you explore this lovely space with hiking trails near the water. See Details
West Austin Dog Park There's a great social scene at this fenced, off-leash dog park, for both pets and their owners. See Details
The Domain Bring Fido along to The Domain for a shopping spree. Situated in a beautiful park-like setting, The Domain features high-end boutiques such as Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, David Yurman, and Tiffany & Co. Neiman Marcus, Macy's, Dillard's, and Dick's Sporting Goods can be found anchoring this development. With the exception of a few stores, most retailers welcome your pup with a water bowl, and some even offer a treat! See Details
Emma Long Metropolitan Park Your pet will love to explore the beautiful trail with gorgeous views of Lake Austin in this park. Pets must be leashed in all areas of the park. See Details
Keep Austin Weird Scavenger Hunt 'Keep Austin Weird Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Discover Austin on a scavenger hunt with your pooch. First, receive instructions and warm up for the event. Then, depart with your dog on a tour of the sights and sounds of Austin. Take part in fun activities and complete clues along the way. The initial climb to the overlook meeting place is the most strenuous section of the hunt. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
Paint with Graffiti Artists 'Paint with Graffiti Artists' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by. Explore the underground graffiti scene in Austin. Check out long walls covered in dozens of graffiti pieces, get an introduction to the art and top it off by spray painting a wall, legally, of course. Feel free to request a different time if one of those listed won't work with your schedule. Friendly dogs are welcome to hang out while you spray. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Rates start at $56 per person. See Details
Bull Creek District Park Bull Creek District Park welcomes leashed dogs to join their humans on a hike through its thirty-two miles of ecologically unique terrain. The Park is open daily from 5am to 10pm. See Details
Metropolitan Park At Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park at Walnut Creek offers a one-acre dog park with separate areas for small and large dogs as well as nearby parking and restrooms. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the rest of the park, too. See Details
Mary Moore Searight Metro Park Leashed pets are welcome throughout this lovely Austin park. For pets craving some off-leash playtime, a dog park is located within the Mary Moor Searight Metro Park and can be accessed on 1st Street south of Slaughter Lane in the north end of the park. See Details
Tour Austin's Best Street Art 'Tour Austin's Best Street Art' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Douglas and Eileen. Well-behaved pups are welcome to join you on this graffiti and street art walking tour of Austin. You will be shown great photo ops and get the inside scoop on living in Austin. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 15 guests of all ages. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
Zilker Botanical Garden Zilker Botanical Garden is packed with rare and unusual plants, and the campus includes various themed areas you'll love to explore with your leashed pet. This garden is a unique collaboration between the City of Austin Parks & Recreation Department (PARD) and the Austin Area Garden Council (AAGC). The garden is open to the public most days year-round and is enjoyed by over 400,000 visitors each year. See Details
Lady Bird Lake Lady Bird Lake is a very pet- and people-friendly destination. The downtown area of the trails are beautiful and go on for miles. Fido will love to run along Lady Bird Lake and chase the small paddle boats that float by. See Details
Laguna Gloria The lovely grounds of this beautiful museum are a great place to explore with your leashed pet. Features include clover fields ,lake, sculpture garden and extensive trails. See Details
Onion Creek District Park Your pet will love the chance to join you off-leash on the designated walking trail in this Austin park. Be careful, though, as the area is not fenced. See Details
Auditorium Shores Off-Leash Park Pets love to run and play off-leash at this park, a great place for a game of fetch or Frisbee. Be careful as the area is not fenced and there is a busy road nearby. See Details
Barton Creek Farmers Market Pets on leashes are welcome at this Austin farmers market packed with fresh produce and artisanal cheeses. See Details
Balcones District Park This neighborhood park is a great place for a hike along the wooded trails past a beautiful waterfall. Leashed pets are welcome. See Details
McKinney Falls State Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans at McKinney Falls State Park where there are more than five miles of pet-friendly trails to explore. Beyond hiking, other activities include geocaching, fishing, and picnicking. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Please clean up after your pet. See Details
2nd Street District In the 2nd Street District, all restaurants with patios are dog-friendly, making this a great place to take a stroll and enjoy a meal in the company of your pet. Many of the shops also welcome dogs inside. Just make sure to ask before you enter. Dogs must be leashed at all times in the 2nd Street District. See Details
Pease Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans on an exploration of this local park. See Details
Keep Austin Weird Scavenger Hunt Sequel 'Keep Austin Weird Scavenger Hunt Sequel' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. Your hosts offer a number of scavenger hunts. This one is great if you've already completed the other experience in Austin. After a warm-up, set off to the various checkpoints by solving clues and accepting challenges that involve getting outside your comfort zone at each spot. The game alternates between indoors and outdoors with plenty of alternative spots for dogs. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
Norwood Estates Dog Park Norwood Estate, part of the Town Lake Trail, is known for its off-leash dog area. The dog park offers a double gate, separate area for small dogs, and a large, shaded main area for dogs of all sizes. See Details
Mills Pond Leashed pets are welcome to join you as you relax at this Austin public park. See Details