Dog Friendly Activities in Banff, AB

There are 10 dog friendly activities in Banff. 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 Banff.

Pet Friendly Banff Dog Park
Banff Dog Park This 1.5-acre, off-leash park is fenced and offers plenty of trees for shade. Dog park regulars have installed benches and water bowls. See Details
Pet Friendly Banff National Park
Banff National Park With magnificent views and nearly 950 miles (1500 km) of trails along with valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, meadows and rivers, Banff National Park has plenty of areas for you to explore with Fido. Dogs are welcome on many of the trails, but not all. Just remember that dogs must be leashed at all times, no matter where in the park you are, and it is imperative to the health of wildlife that you clean up after your pup. See Details
Explore the Canadian Rockies Photo Tour 'Explore the Canadian Rockies Photo Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Martina. Your day trip will take you on a special journey, where you'll learn new photography skills, walk in the wild, and see different parts of the Banff National Park. Leashed dogs are welcome. The experience lasts 9 hours and can accommodate up to 5 guests ages 14 and up. Rates start at $182 per person. See Details
Banff Canoe Club You and your pup can enjoy Banff by water with a canoe rental from Banff Canoe Club. Leashed dogs are welcome on the canoe docks and canoe rentals are pet-friendly. Canoe Club memberships are also available. See Details
Banff Doghouse Banff Doghouse is pet-friendly. This store specializes in canine supplies and swag. They are open every day of the week from 10:30am to 7:00pm. See Details
Banff Canoe Club SUP with your pup in the beautiful Alberta resort city of Banff. This pet-friendly activity is a great way to explore the picturesque sights around the lakes of Banff. You can join a tour or rent your own private SUP to explore without a guide. Dogs must be well-behaved and should be equipped with their own doggy life vest, as none are provided. SUP rentals include life jackets and boards within the price. Rentals vary depending on whether you are a member and how long you wish to rent the SUP for. Canoes and kayaks are also available to rent and allow dogs on board, too. Banff Canoe Club is open every day of the week from 10:00am to 6:30pm. See Details
Hike Icefields Parkway 'Hike Icefields Parkway' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Daniel. Hike in the Rocky Mountains and experience gorgeous meadows above the treeline, majestic forest, turquoise lakes, glaciers and creeks. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail. The experience lasts 6 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $143 per person. See Details
Scenic Mountain Portrait Experience 'Scenic Mountain Portrait Experience' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Adrienne. Create beautiful images in magnificent surroundings. Take in the breath taking vista while you star in your very own photo shoot designed to be both relaxing and fun. Leashed dogs are welcome. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 2 and up. Families are welcome with a minimum of one adult along. Rates start at $103 per person. See Details
Hike Off the Beaten Path in Banff 'Hike Off the Beaten Path in Banff' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Daniel. Hike in the Rocky Mountains, where you can experience gorgeous meadows above the treeline, majestic forest, turquoise lakes, glaciers and creeks. Leashed dogs who can handle a long hike are welcome on this experience. dog owners are reminded to pack accordingly. The experience lasts 8 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $178 per person. See Details
Hike in Banff Like a Local 'Hike in Banff Like a Local' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Misha and Radim. Hike in Banff National Park the way locals do and find some hidden gems. Leashed dogs are welcome. The experience lasts 7 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. To complete and sign provided waiver is a mandatory part of this activity. Rates start at $178 per person. See Details
Mut Hut Pet Emporium Mut Hut Pet Emporium offers premium treats, doggie bakery goodies, pet gear, toys, and more. Mut Hut Pet Emporium also offers grooming services. See Details
Quarry Lake Dog Park Located adjacent to Quarry Lake Park, this dog park has plenty of open space for your pup to enjoy. See Details
Beginner Hiking Day in Kananaskis 'Beginner Hiking Day in Kananaskis' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Lucinda. This fun beginner hike leads to lake views. Leashed dogs are always welcome on this outdoor adventure. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Bow Valley SUP Surf Bow Valley SUP Surf is dog-friendly. They operate tours on Banff’s Two Jack Lake, surrounded by view of Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade. They offer introductory classes with a Paddle Canada certified guide. Alternatively, you and your pooch can join one of the morning tours on alternate mornings and there’s also a sunset tour on Friday evenings, too. The tours last 1-1.5 hours and some of the proceeds go towards getting indigenous children out on the water. The introductory classes are $75. All of the tours are $69 and Fido floats for free. Doggy life jackets are not included, but humans will be provided with one. See Details
Canmore Trails and Tales Walking Tours 'Canmore Trails and Tales Walking Tours' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jacob. Join an immersive walking tour of Canmore. This leisurely walk is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 8 and up. All tours are rated as a leisurely walk suitable for the whole family. Rates start at $24 per person. See Details
Crock A Doodle Canmore Crock A Doodle Canmore is pet-friendly. This paint your own pottery store welcomes leashed dogs to join their owners pursuing a new artistic endeavour, or increasing their knowledge on pottery painting. They are open Tuesday through Thursday from 12pm to 6pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 8pm and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. See Details
Canmore photoshoot tour 'Canmore photoshoot tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Aamal. Capture amazing moments in the mountains and shots by the river. Your host will help with poses and bring props. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 13 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $79 per person. See Details
Portraits of You on a Mountain Walkabout 'Portraits of You on a Mountain Walkabout' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Adrienne. Meet up in the Three Sisters neighborhood and follow your host to a great photo shoot with a stunning backdrop. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Families are welcome with a minimum of one adult along. The adult is responsible for the safety of any minor children. Rates start at $79 per person. See Details
Rocky Mountain Fishing Adventure 'Rocky Mountain Fishing Adventure' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Peter. Take a trip to a tranquil glacier fed lake that is surrounded by majestic towering peaks. These high mountain lakes can be a delight to fish as they are teaming with Cutthroat or Brook Trout. Fido will love the spectacular scenery. Dogs are allowed on a case-by-case basis. The experience lasts 6 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $218 per person. See Details
Landscape Painting Pleinair 'Landscape Painting Pleinair' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Chrissy. Your leashed pooch is welcome to join you at this workshop. Canvas, paints, brushes, water and snacks are provided. You will hike to the river and your host will lead you in an approach to paint the mountains in the time provided. If you would rather paint at the dog park, contact host prior to booking so accommodations can be made. The experience lasts 3.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $158 per person. See Details