Dog Friendly Activities in Burlington, VT

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Burlington. 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 Burlington.

Pet Friendly Switchback Brewing Co.
Switchback Brewing Co. Switchback Brewing Co. is a dog-friendly brewery and taproom in Burlington, VT. Since they don't serve food inside, your pooch can join you both inside the taproom and outside on the patio. Their brews include ales, lagers, IPAs, porters, and a variety of seasonal beverages. See Details
Pet Friendly Oakledge Park
Oakledge Park Oakledge Park is a dog-friendly park located in the South End of Burlington, VT. Nestled along the shores of Lake Champlain, bring Fido to enjoy beautiful waterfront views while you have a picnic or relax at a bench. There are walking trails, pavilions, grills, restrooms, and convenient parking. Keep Fido leashed and clean up after him. See Details
Dog Park at Starr Farm Park Bring Fido to this dog park located at the north end of Starr Farm Park in Burlington, VT. The space is fully fenced and grass covered with separate areas for large and small dogs. Amenities include benches, agility obstacles, water access, kiddie pools, and waste stations. See Details
Island Line Rail Trail The Island Line Rail 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 Burlington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Island Line Rail 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 See Details
Battery Park Overlooking Waterfont Park and Lake Champlain, Battery Park was once the site of a military camp during the war of 1812 in Burlington, VT. Now a 14-acre historic park, Battery Park features include a promenade, playground, and historic monuments. The area is pet-friendly, but dogs must be leashed at all times and cleaned up after. See Details
Queen City Brewery Burlington, VT's South End is home to the pet-friendly Queen City Brewery. This local bar features over 16 rotating taps that owners can sample while sitting inside the taproom or outside on the patio with their pup. Their menu features lagers, ales, seasonal beers and more to choose from. See Details
Mills Riverside Park Off Leash Area Bring Fido out for an afternoon at Mills Riverside Park's off-leash area in Jericho, VT. Enjoy 216 acres of meadow and wooded hillside where your pup can be both on and off leash. There is swimming and water-play in the Browns River, accessible from the off-leash area. Please note the signs that indicate where your pet can be off leash. The area is not fenced. A trail map is available on the website. See Details
1st Republic Brewing 1st Republic Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Essex Junction, VT. Fido is welcome to join you inside the taproom or at an outdoor table as you enjoy a craft brew at this veteran owned and operated brewery. 1st Republic Brewing has a rotating schedule of events, including live music and trivia nights. See Details
Vermont Teddy Bear Factory Dogs are welcome on Vermont Teddy Bear Factory's grounds in Shelburne, VT. When you turn into the driveway, you are greeted by a large, lush campus that stretches for acres. As you approach the front of the building, you are welcomed by maple trees, picnic tables, Adirondack chairs and its signature rainbow-colored silo and timber frame style-building. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are allowed inside the store. See Details
Ausable Brewing Company Ausable Brewing Company is a dog-friendly, farm-based nano brewery located on 140 acres in the Champlain Valley just east of the Adirondack High Peaks in Keeseville, NY. ABC serves a variety of high-quality ales, lagers and house sodas in a relaxed atmosphere with a huge outdoor seating area with both covered and uncovered seating options. Food is served by different vendors on weekends; check their website for current schedule of events. See Details
East Woods Natural Area East Woods Natural Area is a relatively undisturbed, 40-acre, mixed hardwood and conifer forest in South Burlington, VT. You and your leashed pooch to explore a 1-mile hilly loop trail. The Potash Brook runs through the middle of East Woods and the sunlit openings in the canopy allow for the regeneration of plant growth on the forest floor, which makes a pleasant surrounding for Fido to explore by your side. East Woods Natural Area can be accessed every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Four Quarters Brewing Four Quarters Brewing is a pet-friendly brewery and taproom in Winooski, VT. With 10 barrels on site, they specialize in sours, stouts, and hoppy beers. They offer draft pours and cans to take home. Bring Fido with you while you sample their brews on the patio which includes lots of picnic tables and is enclosed and heated in cooler months. See Details
Niquette Bay State Park Trail The Niquette Bay State Park Trail is a pet-friendly path in Colchester, VT. This 3.2 mile-trail is accessible to most levels of canine and human hiker. If you come during peak season at the end of April, you'll see a selection of lovely wildflowers. Remember to keep your pup leashed and clean up after them. See Details
Shelburne Vineyard Shelburne Vineyard offers wine tasting flights, wine by the glass or bottle, and bottle sales. Delicious local cheese and charcuterie boards are also available for purchase. The winery tasting room is open from 12 pm - 6 pm Thursday through Monday. Reservations for dog-friendly outdoor tables are strongly recommended. See Details
Wild Hart Distillery Wild Hart Distillery is a pet-friendly distillery & tasting room in Shelburne, VT. Fido can join you inside and out! Popular handcrafted cocktails include the Happy Gilmore, Chai Mojito, Wild Negroni, Cactus Blossom, Birds of Paradise, and the Electric Slide Margarita. There are also food trucks on site occasionally. See Details
Mt. Philo State Park Mt. Philo State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Charlotte, VT. The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo (968' elevation) and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. The mountaintop picnic area offers spectacular views of the lake, valley, and mountains to the west. Your dog can join you for a hike as long as they're leashed and cleaned up after. See Details
Niquette Bay State Park Niquette Bay State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Colchester, VT. Located on the shore of Lake Champlain, this popular state park is great for dogs to explore. Leashed pets are allowed throughout the park except for the sand beach. Pets may swim off-leash at the Calm Cove area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pups leave behind. See Details
Underhill State Park Underhill State Park is a pet-friendly spot in Cambridge, VT. Bring Fido for a walk on one of the trails, a picnic in the pavilion, or simply relax in nature. It's situated on the west slope of 4,300 feet Mount Mansfield, in the 39,837-acre Mount Mansfield State Forest. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Reverence (Whales Tails) Reverence (Whales Tails) is a dog-friendly walking path in South Burlington, VT. Fido is welcome to join you on this 1.7-mile loop, but dogs must be kept on a leash. This path leads to Reverence, a sculpture by artist Jim Sardonis. See Details
Mills Riverside Park Mills Riverside Park is a dog-friendly park in Jericho, VT. The 216-acre park includes woodland hiking trails with benches, grassy meadows, a pond, a river, wildlife habitat, picnic pavilion, gazebo, covered bridge, sledding hill, and an off-leash dog area. See Details
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