Dog Friendly Activities in Avon, CO

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Avon, and 19 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 Avon.

Pet Friendly Harry A. Nottingham Park
Harry A. Nottingham Park Harry A. Nottingham Park is pet-friendly. The park has 48 acres of open space to explore with your leashed pooch. At the center of the park, you'll find Nottingham Lake, a great place for fishing, paddle-boating, and SUP. Don't forget to pause at the picnic area for lunch with your pup. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Eagle Vail Trail
Eagle Vail Trail Eagle Vail Trail is pet-friendly. This moderate pathway is around 5 miles long and offers a chance to view pretty wildflowers along the way. The trail is best used from April until October. The trail follows a creek at some points and there are shady spots along the way, too. Leashed dogs are allowed to join their owners, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
June Creek Trail June Creek Trail is a pet-friendly trail in Edwards. This multi-use pathway is rated easy and offers visitors the chance to access a variety of other trails in the Avon area. Don't forget to bring water for you and your pooch as there is limited shade along the way. Leashed dogs are welcome, but must be cleaned up after. There's a bench and waste stations at the start of the trail. See Details
Watercolor basics and holiday fun 'Watercolor basics and holiday fun' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Cynthia. Painting with watercolors is a very easy and relaxing experience. With Cynthia, you can take a break from the hustle bustle and create a painting for gift giving or an unforgettable family memory. Dogs are welcome on this experience with prior approval. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $85 per person. See Details
Edwards Freedom Park Edwards Freedom Park in Edwards, CO, is a great spot to let your dog run and enjoy a watering hole and beach with other dogs. It's adjacent to a rest area off of I-70, and there's a bike path all around the area for walking on/off leash. See Details
Vail Farmers' Market & Art Show Leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Vail Farmers' Market & Art Show, held on Sundays during the summer months in Vail, CO. Enjoy entertainment, food, flowers, produce, and Colorado made crafts at this unique market. Please note that on hot days, the pavement will be too hot for your pooch's paws; please be mindful of the temperature outside before bringing Fido along. See Details
Bighorn Park Off Leash Dog Area Pets are welcome to play off-leash in this beautiful open space in East Vail. Romp in wide open grassy fields and cool off in the small pond. See Details
Vail Nature Center When visiting Vail, take some time out of your day to visit the dog-friendly Vail Nature Center. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the grounds of the Nature Center with you. The Center offers a wide variety of programs and tours. Sometimes the naturalists there will even schedule a special dog hike! See Details
Lionshead Village Lionshead Village offers plenty of space to walk Fido in Vail, CO. This dog-friendly outdoor space is dotted with businesses and restaurants, some of which welcome Fido. See Details
Stephens Park Bring Fido to play off-leash in this no-frills, Vail park with beautiful scenery. The park is not fenced in, so dogs should always be under voice control. Be sure to clean up after your pet. Stephens Dog Park is open daily from dawn to dusk. See Details
Booth Falls and Lake Trail Booth Falls and Lake Trail is a 8-mile hike in the White River National Forest that will take about 7 hours round-trip. When visiting Vail with Fido, the hike up this 60-foot waterfall is a must. It's not easy by any means, but the views are worth the 3000 foot uphill climb. If you not feeling THAT ambitious, you can cut the time (and elevation) in half by turning back once you reach the falls. See Details
Pitkin Lake Trail Pitkin Lake Trail is a 8.8 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 7 hours to complete with Fido. This steep trail will take you to Pitkin Lake and affords views of the beautiful mountain range. See Details
Upper Piney Lake Trail Upper Piney Lake Trail is pet-friendly. Starting at Piney Lake, this 5.9-mile trail weaves through the Colorado wilderness, ending at Upper Piney River Falls. Dogs are welcome on the entire trail, but must be leashed at all times. Parking is available at Piney River Ranch. See Details
Vail Brewing Company Vail Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This independent artisan craft brewery located in Vail, Colorado provides beer that's crafted with altitude, and brewed for adventure. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at this brewery while you sample one of their in-house brews. They are open every day of the week from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Booth Falls Booth Falls is pet-friendly. Wander with your pooch through aspen groves until you reach Booth Creek, which you can follow together to Booth Creek Falls. There are also wildflowers along the way during the season. The trail is moderate to difficult, enjoys shady spots and some water crossings. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Vail's At The Height Of Colorado Scavenger Hunt Tour Vail's At The Height Of Colorado Scavenger Hunt Tour is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
Vail Nordic Center Vail Nordic Center is pet-friendly. Located on the Vail Golf Course, this extensive cross country and snowshoe park is a great retreat for snow loving pups. Dogs are welcome to join you on the 6 miles (10 km) of snowshoe terrain for an additional fee. Rentals and lessons are also available. Vail Nordic Center is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm during the winter season. See Details
Missouri Lakes Trail Missouri Lakes Trail is pet-friendly. Along the way, you'll be able to enjoy great views across the lakes with your pup. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are cleaned up after and behave well with other trail users. This pathway is 4.4 miles long and is rated difficult. See Details
Lionshead Rock Dogs are welcome off leash on the Lionshead Rock (aka Cougar Trail). While the moderate-difficult route is mostly in the trees, the views at the end of the Mt. of the Holy Cross and surrounding valleys is worth the wait. See Details
Beaver Lake Trail Beaver Lake Trail is pet-friendly. This 6.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail leads through a forest full of aspen trees and leads to Beaver Lake. The trail is rated as moderate and approaches the Holy Cross Wilderness boundary at mile 2.7. From here, you are only 0.3 miles from Beaver Lake. There are creeks along the way to cool off in. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail. See Details
Blue Starlite Drive-in Blue Starlite Drive-in is a seasonal pet-friendly drive-in movie theater. This nostalgic pastime is still going strong and invites you to bring your pooch along to watch a new release or a classic feature from the comfort of your car. Dog owners are reminded not to disturb other moviegoers by only bringing well-behaved dogs along who don't bark at the exciting scenes. If your dog needs a bathroom break, don't forget to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Edwards Farmers Market Edwards Corner Farmer's Market is a unique, dog friendly, Farmers' Market offering locals and tourists alike a wide selection of quality products at great prices. They have been a proud member of the Edwards community since 2005. From food to fashion, they have it all! Open seasonally; check their website for current schedule. See Details
Berry Creek Trail Berry Creek Trail is a pet-friendly loop. This 7 mile pathway is marked as difficult, so only experienced canine hikers should take this one on. Along the way, you'll enjoy stunning views of the valley and the surrounding countryside. Be careful for mountain bikers also using the trail. See Details