Dog Friendly Activities in Birmingham, AL

There are 16 dog friendly activities in Birmingham. 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 Birmingham.

Pet Friendly Remy's Dog Park at Red Mountain Park
Remy's Dog Park at Red Mountain Park Remy's Dog Park at Red Mountain Park is a 6-acre off-leash park in Birmingham, AL. The park features separate areas for large and small dogs, as well as a section for special needs pets. See Details
Pet Friendly Avondale Brewing Company
Avondale Brewing Company Avondale Brewing Company is a local, dog-friendly, craft brewery and outdoor music venue in Birmingham, AL. They serve delicious beers in a friendly atmosphere. Dogs are welcome outside and in the outdoor covered bar. Food can be ordered from one of several nearby restaurants. See Details
Red Mountain Park Red Mountain Park, a nonprofit organization, offers 1,500 wooded acres located in Birmingham, 3 miles west of I-65 (Lakeshore Parkway Exit #255). Visitors can enjoy 20 dog-friendly miles of walking, hiking and mountain biking trails, Remy’s Dog Park and beautiful destination sites – the historic ‘Redding Hoist House,’ three Treehouse views (SkyHy, Riley’s Roost, & Rushing Rendezvous) and glimpses of iron ore mine entrances. See Details
Birmingham District Brewing Company Dogs are welcome at Birmingham District Brewing Company. The craft brewery works hard to bring high-quality beer to the Magic City. See Details
Ruffner Mountain At over 1,000 acres in size, Ruffner Mountain provides visitors with over 11 miles of scenic hiking trails in a protected urban area. The center offers educational programs, weekend activities, and ample opportunities to view wildlife. The best part for dog owners is that the park is pet-friendly. Overlook Trail via Quarry Trail is one of the park's most popular hikes and leads to an awesome view across Birmingham's skyline. Just remember that all dogs must be on a leash at all times, and owners must clean up after their pets. See Details
Cahaba Beach Dog Park Cahaba Beach Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Birmingham, Alabama. The park offers supervised play, a canine retreat, training sessions, a comfortable bed, and woods to explore. The 2.5-acre park is fenced-in and contains trees, trails, and streams. They've made a conscientious effort to be environmentally friendly, with trails lined with rock excavated from the park, and paved with red-rock recycled from a nearby coal mine. Membership is required. Dogs must be approved to play before they can gain entry. Other services offered include boarding, daycare, grooming, and training. Cahaba Beach is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm, Saturday from 8pm to 12pm, and Sunday from 4pm to 6pm. See Details
Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark is a dog-friendly landmark and museum in Birmingham, AL. This museum honors the 90 year history of the iron producing company that sky-rocketed the rise of Birmingham. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you for outdoor tours only. See Details
Railroad Park Enjoy the beauty of a vibrant green space in the heart of downtown Birmingham with your pup. At Railroad Park, you can stroll along the walking trail, picnic or play games on the nine acres of open lawn, and partake in many exciting Birmingham events throughout the year. Your dog must be leashed at all times. Some special events may not be pet-friendly. See Details
Vulcan Trail The Vulcan 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 Birmingham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Vulcan 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
The Market at Pepper Place The Market at Pepper Place in Birmingham, AL is dog-friendly! Bring Fido to shop over 100 vendors at this certified Alabama farmers market open every Saturday beginning mid-January through mid-December. Hours are always 7a.m. to noon, rain or shine. See Details
Mountain High Outfitters Mountain High Outfitters has what you need to be outdoors including camping equipment, hiking gear, and apparel. There are several locations around Birmingjam and throughout Alabama, but this location is also in an outdoor shopping center with Hollywood Feed (a pet store) and 3 restaurants with outdoor seating. The Mountain High Outfitters in Birmingham are rather tight with gear, so while dog size isn't a worry, make sure your leashed dog is well behaved before entering. See Details
Alabama Outdoors Trussville Alabama Outdoors is pet-friendly. Established in 1975, Alabama Outdoors was one of the first stores of its kind in the area at the time. This popular outdoor store provides the highest quality outdoor gear, including apparel, shoes, and equipment for outdoor activities ranging from climbing to hiking. Alabama Outdoors is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Alabama Outdoors Inverness Alabama Outdoors is pet-friendly. Established in 1975, Alabama Outdoors was one of the first stores of its kind in the area at the time. This popular outdoor store provides the highest quality outdoor gear, including apparel, shoes, and equipment for outdoor activities ranging from climbing to hiking. Alabama Outdoors is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Birmingham Scavenger Hunt: Pillars of Birmingham Birmingham's Pillars of Birmingham 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
Good Dog Park & Bar Good Dog Park & Bar is a pet-friendly attraction offering fun for everyone in Birmingham, AL. The property features a turfed play area for Fido and a bar for you. Feel good knowing that a portion of all sales at Good Dog go to local animal charities. To bring your dog you must either be a Good Dog Member or you can purchase a Day Pass. Fido must be four months or older to play in the park, be spayed or neutered, and have proof of current vaccinations. See Details
Rufus Rhodes Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Rhodes Park, which is located near Highland Avenue and 27th Place. See Details
Moss Rock Preserve Moss Rock Preserve is a beautiful 250-acre nature preserve in Hoover, AL, abundant with trees and plants, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, wildlife and other unique natural features. There are nearly 10 miles of dog-friendly hiking footpaths, as well as "Boulder Field" which is a favorite among rock climbers. Dogs are allowed throughout the park; they must be on no more than a 6-foot leash and under their owner's control at all times. See Details
Oak Mountain State Park Oak Mountain State Park is a dog-friendly park in Pelham, AL. Mountain biking and hiking are two of the most popular activities at the park. With more than 50 miles of trails, visitors have plenty of options to choose from be it a short loop or an overnight trip. Dogs are welcome in most areas of the park as long as they are leashed. Bike and horseback riding trails may not allow dogs for safety reasons. Dogs are not allowed in stores, food service areas, bathhouse, pool or swimming areas. Fido cannot be left unattended and will be confiscated if left in a hot car more than 30 minutes. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Bass Pro Shops is a chain of pet-friendly specialty stores with a location in Leeds, AL. The sprawling building is packed with everything you need to enjoy the outdoors. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you shop. See Details
Black Creek Dog Park Black Creek Dog Park is a grassy off-leash area for Fido to enjoy in Fultondale, AL. The dog park has two fully enclosed spaces designated for large and small breeds. The park is partially shaded and there are benches for owners to sit and watch their dogs at play. Outside the park are walking paths and a small creek. See Details
Jemison Park Jemison Park in Mountain Brook, NJ, is a 54-acre linear park designed for preservation as a greenway. Enjoy the scenic views, dog-friendly walking and jogging trails, or enjoy a picnic with Fido. There are dog stations throughout the park, picnic tables and benches. The one-mile concrete trail connects with the Nature Trail and the Watkins Trace Trail. Because it is tied in with the City’s sidewalk system, it is easily accessible. There are also several parking spaces along Mountain Brook Parkway for parking. Owls, hawks, raccoons, and fox are among the animals residing in the area. See Details
Jemison Trail Dog Park Jemison Trail Dog Park in Mountain Brook, AL, welcomes Fido to enjoy some off-leash time at this fenced-in dog park near Mountain Brook Elementary Field. There is a double-gated entrance for safe access, a dog water fountain, benches and plenty of shade. Parking is available on Heathermoor Road. See Details
Hoover Dog Park at Loch Haven Park Hoover Dog Park is a one-of-a-kind park in the city of Hoover featuring an off-leash fenced area for dogs and their owners. The dog park is divided into two separate areas; one side for dogs up to 35 lbs and the other for larger dogs. The Park features include a canine obstacle course, .4 mile walking track, and a covered picnic pavilion with a large recreation field. See Details
McCallum Park McCallum Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome at this secluded park in a residential area featuring pavilions, trails, restrooms and a large, open green space. There are grills to cook over open flames (personal grills not allowed in parks), and Little Shades Creek meanders through the park. It is located at the end of Rosemary Lane (off of Rocky Ridge Road). See Details