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Dog Friendly Activities in Burlington, VT

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Burlington, and 22 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 Burlington.

Pet Friendly Switchback Brewing Co.
Switchback Brewing Co. Switchback Brewing Co. is a dog-friendly brewery and taproom in Burlington. As they don't serve food inside, your pooch can join you both inside and out. Their brews include ale, pale ale, kellar beers, and a number of seasonal beverages. See Details
Pet Friendly Oakledge Park
Oakledge Park Park for people and dogs. Everything from cooking, biking, playing fetch, relaxing picnicking on lake Champlain See Details
Starr Farm Dog Park Pets love to visit this fun, off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with separate areas for large and small pets. Wading pool often providing in warmer weather. 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 TrailLink.com. 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. Now a 14-acre historic park, Battery Park features include a promenade, playground, and historic monuments. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and you must clean up after your pet. See Details
Mills Riverside Park Off-Leash Area Enjoy 216 acres of meadow and wooded hillside where your pup can be both on and off leash. Please note the signs that indicate where your pet can be off leash. 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
Niquette Bay State Park Trail Niquette Bay State Park Trail is pet-friendly. 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. The park is open from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Elfs Farm Winery A local winery providing wine, hard cider, and beer by the glass. Wine tastings are available. See Details
East Woods Natural Area East Woods Natural Area is pet-friendly. This relatively undisturbed, 40-acre, mixed hardwood and conifer forest invites 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
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
Mt. Philo State Park Open Memorial Day Weekend - Columbus Day Weekend

The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo (968' elevation) and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. A narrow, steep road (not recommended for trailers) provides visitors access to the top of the mountain. This is Vermont's oldest state park, created in 1924.

The mountaintop picnic area offers spectacular views of the lake, valley, and mountains to the west. Hiking trails lead from the summit to the base.
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Niquette Bay State Park Niquette Bay State Park is pet-friendly. Located on the shore of Lake Champlain, this popular state park is great for dogs to explore. Pets are allowed on-leash 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 pet-friendly. It is 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
1st Republic Brewing 1st Republic Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Essex Junction, VT. Fido is welcome to join you inside the taproom 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
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
Terry Gordon Trail The Terry Gordon 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 Plattsburgh! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Terry Gordon 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
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 Colchester! 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Richmond Mountain Trails Bring Fido to join you while you mountain bike along Richmond Mountain Trails. Ample parking can be found weekends at the Park & Ride lot on Rte. 2 between the on-ramps for I-89 North and South. Bus service is also available weekdays between Burlington and Montpelier. See Details
Four Quarters Brewery Four Quarters Brewery is pet-friendly. This 10 barrel brewery specializes in sours, stouts, and hoppy beers. They offer draft pours and cans to take home. Four Quarters Brewery is open Thursday from 6pm to 9pm, Friday from 12pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Shelburne Village Dog Park Shelburne Village Dog Park is pet-friendly. This off-leash, fenced recreation space covers almost three acres of space with trees and bushes for shade within the fence. Visitors should be aware that this area is also a Class 2 wetland and as such can be muddy or icy at times. The park can be accessed during daylight hours. See Details
Monkton Community Dog Park Monkton Community Dog Park is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to this fenced park to play freely with other Monkton pups. Dog owners are reminded to keep dogs under control and to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details