Dog Friendly Activities in Boone, NC

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Boone. 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 Boone.

Pet Friendly Mast General Store
Mast General Store Mast General Store in Boone, NC is dog-friendly. Leashed pets are welcome to join their humans in this quintessential general store located in downtown Boone. See Details
Pet Friendly Greenway Trail
Greenway Trail Greenway Trail is a pet-friendly pathway in Boone. This fully accessible trail is paved or gravel and flat to allow walkers of all levels to wander together. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. The trail is always open. See Details
Off the Grid Tiny House Homestead Tour 'Off the grid, tiny house homestead tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rachael. If you are thinking of living off the grid or in a tiny house, this is a great tour to get your journey started. On your two-hour tour, Cameron will explain everything from buying land to building a tiny house. While you're there, tour the main house, Rachael's tiny art studio, Cameron's self-made solar electric vehicle and enjoy local beverages and a cheese tray on the deck which overlooks the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests of all ages. Leashed dogs are welcome. Rates start at $40/person. See Details
Hiking to a Waterfall with a Boonie 'Hiking to a Waterfall with a Boonie' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Angela. Enjoy a hike right outside of Boone with your pooch. The trail leads to a top secret waterfall and swimming hole. Hike, swim, have a light lunch or snacks and take in the scenery. Dogs are always welcome. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $60 per person. See Details
Boone Belles Boone Belles is a dog-friendly apparel store in Boone, NC. Fido is welcome to join you inside the store as you shop for dresses, T-shirts, shoes, and accessories. The store also stocks apparel and décor for dog lovers. See Details
Watauga Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with separate small dog area. Passes available at Watauga Human Society (call 828-264-7865) with proof of vaccinations and license. See Details
Banner Elk Winery Banner Elk Winery is a dog-friendly winery nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Fido is welcome to join you inside the tasting room or outside for a tasting or a tour. Enjoy stunning views and award-winning wines while you explore the property. Open seasonally. Check their website or call before visiting. See Details
Mast General Store Mast General Store is pet-friendly. This is the original Mast General Store. Located in the small community of Valle Crucis, North Carolina’s first rural historic district, the store is stocked with country gourmet foods, cast iron cookware, speckleware, old-fashioned toys, footwear for all walks of life, hardware, and more. Mast General Store is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00am to 6:30pm and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. See Details
The Blowing Rock 1/4 mile loop of breathtaking views which was easy to walk. They said we love dogs especially if you scoop. They loved our very big lab. Make sure you're dog is on a short leash because there are cliffs. If you don't like heights take 321 instead of 221 to get there. See Details
Grandfather Mountain Grandfather Mountain is pet-friendly. Whether you prefer a more leisurely stroll along one of the many nature trails through gentle forests and meadows or love hiking in the backcountry, you and Fido will find plenty of beauty to savor as you explore the breathtaking wonder of Grandfather Mountain. Pets must be leashed at all times and are not permitted inside any building or in the Animal Habitats area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area Mount Jefferson is a great place to have a scenic picnic near the summit with your dog. The state park also has a couple of great hiking trails. The Lost Province Trail is 3/4 mile long and is moderate in difficulty. The Rhododendron Trail is just over one-mile long and is strenuous in difficulty. Dogs are allowed but must remain leashed. See Details
Linville Falls Linville Falls is a pet-friendly hike in Newland. Flowing from its headwaters high on the steep slopes of Grandfather Mountain, the Linville River flows cascades through two falls on its way to a beautiful gorge. Linville Gorge was America's first officially designated wilderness area. Enjoy the towering hemlocks, dense stands of rhododendron, and native wildflowers on the trails that surround the falls with your leashed pooch. See Details
Linville Falls Winery Linville Falls Winery in Newland, NC is dog friendly. Fido can join you at a shaded table on the outdoor patio but must remain leashed. Sample award-winning Appalachian High Country wines at this family owned and operated winery. See Details
Price Lake Loop Trail Price Lake Loop Trail is an easy, 2.3 mile hike at Price Lake Campground that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will take you around the pristine Price Lake located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. From May through October you can camp in one of the 180 sites in this scenic park. Enjoy the picnic area, fishing, and non-motorized boating. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. There is also a campground fee to camp overnight. See Details
Otter Falls Trail Otter Falls Trail is pet-friendly. Here, you'll find great walking and biking paths down to a beautiful river and falls. There's also a nice parking lot too, although it does get busy on weekends. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
Flat Rock Loop Trail Flat Rock Loop Trail welcomes leashed dogs on a hike through beautiful North Carolina. This trail is under a mile and leads to great views across the forested area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. The trail can be accessed every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Beech Mountain Bark Park The Beech Mountain Bark Park is a fenced, off-leash dog park where well-behaved dogs can exercise in a clean, safe environment. This park is a beautiful, well-maintained space open to all dog lovers and friends who are willing to uphold the park's rules and restrictions. There are two play areas (large/small dog), ample parking, a 56' tall split rail fence & wire mesh, a safety zone entry gate, links to greenway trail, dog watering stations, waste stations, and benches. See Details
Grandfather Vineyard Winery Leashed dogs are welcome inside the tasting room at Grandfather Vineyard Winery, located in Banner Elk, NC. The winery produces several different white and red varietals and sweet wine. Tastings range from $6 for 4 half-ounce pours up to $10 for 8 half-ounce pours of dry wines. Grandfather Vineyard Winery is Monday - Saturday noon - 6pm and Sunday 1pm - 5pm. See Details
Doc's Rocks Gem Mine Pets are family too :) We are a local family operated tourist location in Blowing Rock and even the four- legged family members are welcome. We are very pet friendly and love to see people out with their dogs. We have a gift shop and a large outside area for our guest. Just down the parking lot is a paved walking trail by the stream so if Fido gets a little bored there is a nice area to walk. See Details
Tweetsie Railroad Tweetsie Railroad is pet-friendly. The Miner's Mountain Theater plays two shows, Hopper & Porter and the Cloggers. It’s an open air venue and dogs are welcome. Tweetsie also plays host to the awesome K-9s In Flight Frisbee Demo. Pets are not permitted on trains, buses, or rides, in the Deer Park Zoo, in areas where food is served, or on the Chair Lift. Tweetsie is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Woods Walk Woods Walk is a dog-friendly trail loop within Grandfather Mountain State Park in Linville, NC. This short 0.4 mile trail has gradual grades and a wide path making it perfect for families with pets and those seeking a relaxed walk. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the opportunity to identify 64 different flower and plant species in addition to 19 tree types. Woods Walk is the lowest trail in this mountainous area and ideal for a casual winter stroll. There are three exits leading to picnic spots in the upper portion of this trail and rest benches dotted along the route. See Details
Mystery Hill Amazing visitors since 1948 - A natural gravitational anomaly and a series of optical illusions offer something for all ages to enjoy. Over 50,000 Arrowheads on display, Visit the 1903 home of the founders of Appalachian State University, Old Time Photos, Gem Mining, Giant soap bubbles, pet friendly rental cabins onsite (see Riverside Log Cabins) See Details
Black Rock Trail Black Rock Trail is a mile long route beginning at the far end of Black Rock Parking Area at Grandfather Mountain State Park in Linville, NC. A great hike for families and casual trailblazers, you and your leashed dog are welcome to traverse this scenic trail packed with mountain views, rock formations and an abundance of woodland beauty. On your way to Black Rock, take a short detour to walk underneath a giant boulder known as Arch Rock. A loop at the end of this trail leads to a number of outcropping with expansive views across Blue Ridge Parkway toward Beacon Heights and Grandmother Mountain. Visitors should be prepared for changeable weather, bring suitable hiking shoes, and register their name on the sign-in board at the parking area. See Details
Cascade Trail Parking Lot Cascade Trail Parking Lot is pet-friendly. This nature trail leads to a waterfall. The pathway can be found off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. See Details