Dog Friendly Activities in Belmont, NC

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Belmont, and 80 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 Belmont.

Pet Friendly Goat Island Park and Greenway
Goat Island Park and Greenway The dog park is located near the playgrounds. Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. See Details
Pet Friendly Thirsty Dog
Thirsty Dog Thirsty Dog is pet-friendly. Let your dog run around and play while you enjoy a beer, wine or a cocktail. Featuring 7500 square feet of outdoor space with both an off-leash 18+ area and a separate family-friendly section that is on-leash. There's also plenty of space indoors to hang out together, too. They offer 17 big screen TVs for Fido's game day, great music and plenty of space to relax. Although they offer day passes, you can also purchase a membership to join the club. Vaccinations are required and waivers must be signed before play begins. Thirsty Dog is open Tuesday through Friday from 4pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 9pm, and Sunday from 1pm to 8pm. See Details
William Davies Park William Davies Park provides plenty of space for your pup to run off leash and features separate areas for small and large dogs, seating areas, and trees for shade. The park has two sides to it. One side is for small dogs from 20lbs on down, and the other is for big dogs fro 20lbs on up. Nice fenced in area plenty of water, running room, and toys. The parents also have a place to sit and watch their fur-children run wild. There plenty of trees around for some nice shade. See Details
Queen City Craft Beer Tasting 'Queen City Craft Beer Tasting' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mandi. Hop flight with PudgyGirlNC Tours on a memory making experience, visiting up to 4 Charlotte breweries, enjoying delicious selections and exploring the unique taprooms. Your guide will take you through the insider tidbits on the beers, brewery perks and you'll get a historic rundown, too. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 21 and up. Dogs must be comfortable in crowds and in vehicles. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
History Walk of the Queen City 'History Walk of the Queen City' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Bliss. You and Fido will take a walking guided tour of Charlotte to discover how the city was originally designed by its founders. See Victorian homes, First Presbyterian Church, the US Mint Site, Settler’s Cemetery, 4th Ward Park and more. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
Close up Magic and Craft Beer 'Close up Magic and Craft Beer' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Hayden. This is a chance to experience a unique and interactive style of close-up magic and mentalism in an intimate, personable environment. This experience takes place in one of two pet-friendly breweries. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Guests should be comfortable in a brewery as well as open minded to new experiences. Rates start at $40 per person. See Details
Frazier Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park on Sycamore Street. See Details
U.S. National Whitewater Center The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC), a non-profit outdoor center situated on 400 acres of woodlands along the Catawba River, is dedicated to promoting the active, outdoor lifestyle. Alongside mountain biking and running trails, a climbing center, zip-lines, flatwater kayaking, high rope courses, and a canopy tour, the facility's most unique feature is a multiple-channel, customized whitewater river for rafting and paddling enthusiasts of all abilities. Dogs are allowed on the grounds, outdoor restaurant, hiking trails (on-leash), kayaks, and stand-up paddle boards, but cannot join you on the zip line, ropes course, or whitewater rafts. Dogs are also welcome at special events like the Thursday River Jam with live music, Olympic trials, and family camping weekends. See Details
Fetching Meadow at McAlpine Creek Park Pets love to play off-leash in the designated area of this Charlotte public park. This park is a one-acre, fenced-in, off-leash area for dogs. See Details
Wildlife Sanctuary Hike and Lake View 'Wildlife Sanctuary Hike and Lake View' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Laila. This experience includes a hike in a wildlife sanctuary trail next to Lake Wylie. Head out on the trail, enjoy a shaded walk and maybe even spot some deer. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. No prior hiking experience is needed. Rates start at $15 per person. See Details
Shuffletown Park Shuffletown Park has a 4-acre enclosure for large dogs and a smaller area for small dogs. The area is partially-wooded for shade. See Details
Lucky Dog Bark and Brew - Cornelius The area's only indoor/outdoor dog park with a sports bar, where both you and your dog can play. At Lucky Dog, dogs can run off leash safely while owners socialize in a sports bar-like atmosphere. We also offer other amenities, such as a sports themed boutique, dog grooming salon, and doggie day care and boarding. Even if you don't have a dog, stop on by. Loving dogs is the only requirement. Park opens at 6am during the week and 7am on weekends. See Details
Swaney Pointe K-9 Park at Ramsey Creek Park This park is 4 acres, and completely fenced in, with lots of open space to run as well as some large patches of trees that provide plenty of shade. There are several picnic tables, and a platform located near the entrance with a constant supply of fresh running water. There are usually as many as 25 dogs there at a time, but they are said to always be very friendly and well-behaved. There is a large area for dogs 20+ lbs. and a smaller area for dogs 20- lbs. or elderly dogs. Great park and definitely worth the time to check out. See Details
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve is a great location to bring your leashed dog! There are several trails to explore. The park is never too busy and you can stay and BBQ if you'd like as well on one of their many patios. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times and are not permitted to swim. See Details
Central Bark Dog Park Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park with shade trees and benches for owners to relax on. See Details
Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-Trail) The Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-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 Charlotte! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-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
Anne Springs Close Greenway Anne Springs Close Greenway allows leashed pets to join you on its miles of hiking trails. See Details
George Poston Dog Park Locals rave about this fenced off-leash dog park, which includes a 1 acre run for small dogs and separate 4.5 acre area for larger breeds. Waste bags available. See Details
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar is Charlotte's one and only dog-friendly, off-leash bar, located in the historical North Davidson Street neighborhood, known as The Arts District or NODA. This unique concept was created and opened in 2005 by owner and operator, J.P. Brewer. Brewer also owns Club K-9 of Charlotte and Club K-9 of Pineville and is heavily involved with dog rescue and fundraising. See Details
Carolina History & Haunts Whether or not you believe in ghosts, please join us for a stroll through Charlotte's streets guided by the eerie glow of candlelight. Within 75 minutes, listen to the stories of local history and haunts as we bring you to the sites where some of uptown's departed inhabitants are said to still linger. If seeing is believing, come and see for yourself. Pets are welcome on the tour. See Details
Sleepy Poet Antique Mall Not just an antique mall, but so much more! With over 55,000 square feet, Sleepy Poet is a great place to spend an afternoon. Wander the aisles with your leashed four-legged family members, and don't worry we have snacks and fresh water for everyone! Large green area out front to stretch your legs too. See Details
Crowders Mountain Crowders Mountain allows dogs on all trails, as long as they're on a leash no longer than six feet long. Pets must not be left unattended, and campers cannot confine pets to enclosed vehicles or tents during the park's quiet hours. Pets are not allowed in bathhouses, changing areas, rinsing stations, swimming areas, restrooms, visitor centers or rental boats. Exceptions are service animals and authorized search and rescue dogs. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. All pets within the park must have a current rabies vaccination. See Details
The Preserve Dog Park This beautiful off-leash dog park is a favorite with Davidson pooches for its lovely trails, nature areas, and drinking fountain. Fully fenced. The Preserve Dog Park is for Davidson residents only, and pets must be licensed and have current rabies vaccinations. Licenses may be purchased at Davidson Town Hall for $10. See Details
Mallard and Clark's Creek Greenway Pets are welcome to join you on-leash at this Charlotte public park. See Details