Dog Friendly Activities in California, MD

There are 2 dog friendly activities in California, and 14 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 California.

Pet Friendly Seven Wells Vineyard and Winery
Seven Wells Vineyard and Winery Seven Wells Vineyard and Winery is pet-friendly. This pretty vineyard started life in 2004 when four hundred grape vines were planted on the Wehrman family farm in Grants Lick, Ky. Their tasting room is open Friday through Sunday all year round. Wine tastings and cheese trays are available anytime. They also have beer. Check out their events page for scheduled dinners or live music. Seven Wells Vineyard and Winery is open Friday from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 8pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Myrtle Point Park
Myrtle Point Park Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy pet-friendly Myrtle Point Park in California, MD. Allow Fido to join you on a walk across 7.3 miles of groomed hiking trails or access the Patuxent River and spend an afternoon with your canine companion atop a kayak or paddleboard. A designated dog beach is located within Myrtle Point Park but dogs must remain on a leash unless they are in the water. See Details
Calvert Cliffs State Park Calvert Cliffs State Park is pet-friendly. Dominated by craggy cliffs and coves, you can take your pooch wherever you like around this pretty park. There are 13 miles of trails to explore the designated wild lands area with your dog. Don't forget to check out the quarter mile beach along Chesapeake Bay as well, where you may discover some interesting fossils. If Fido finds a bone, it may well be from thousands of years ago. Calvert Cliffs State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Point Lookout State Park Point Lookout State Park is dog-friendly. Located on the southernmost tip of a peninsula formed by Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, this is one of Maryland's most popular state parks, so be prepared to share the space with lots of other visitors. The park's peaceful beaches and coastline are a far cry from the old use of the area, a prison camp for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. Dogs are allowed in Malone Circle, Tulip Loop, Green's Point Loop and Hoffman's Loop in the campground, on the paved portion of the causeway, on the beach north of the causeway to entrance of Tanner's Creek on Bay side, and on the beach south of causeway on the Bay side. They are also allowed in boat launch areas to board vessels and in all day-use areas after Labor Day to Memorial Day weekend. Pet owners are reminded to keep their dogs on a leash for the duration of their visit and to clean up any mess that they leave behind. Point Lookout State Park is open every day of the week from 6am until sunset. See Details
John G. Lancaster Dog Park Bring your pet to exercise off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate small dog area, benches, water, and waste bags. See Details
Running Hare Vineyard Located just outside the Nation's Capital, Running Hare Vineyard brings a little piece of Napa and Tuscany to rural Maryland. This functioning farm/brewery is the first of its kind in the state, featuring a host of craft beer and wine that are available to sample. Leashed dogs are welcome on the property. Call ahead for hours at the outdoor Wine Tasting Pavilion and Beer Garden. See Details
Grays Road Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash at this fenced Prince Frederick dog park, which even includes a separate area for small or timid dogs. See Details
Point Lookout Railroad Trail The Point Lookout Railroad 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 Scotland! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Point Lookout Railroad 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
Greenwell State Park Greenwell State Park is dog-friendly. Located in Hollywood, Maryland, this area is a far cry from its namesake in Los Angeles. Boasting 596-acres of woodland and undeveloped land, this pretty park hugs the banks of the Patuxent River, so is an ideal spot to take off in your dog-friendly kayak with Fido. Dogs who love walkies will enjoy the ten-miles of marked hiking trails that weave through the towering forests of pine and various other trees. One of the most popular times to visit the park is during fall, when the trees change to an array of colors. Greenwell State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
St. Mary's River State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at St. Mary's River State Park, made up of acres of woodland and fields that are divided by swamps and streams. Due to the varied ecosystems in the park, a variety of plant and animal life thrives in this park, so Fido might make some friends while you wander around the 7.5 mile trail that circles the centerpiece of the park, St Mary's Lake. You can bring your pooch with you on a leash under six feet, as long as owners clean up any mess that they make. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
St. Clements Island State Park St. Clements Island State Park is pet-friendly. This uninhabited island is located a mile and a half from Colton's Point on the Potomac River. The island was the first port of call for early British settlers who came to Maryland, a memorial cross stands there today to commemorate them. Water taxis will take you to and from the island, but it's worth calling ahead to find out an updated schedule of departure and arrival times. St. Clements Island State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Newtowne Neck State Park Dogs are welcome at Newtowne Neck State Park on the banks of Breton Bay, St. Clements Bay, and the Potomac River in Leonardtown. This constantly changing and evolving park on a 794-acre peninsula is popular among wildlife lovers due to the diverse habitat it provides. You can explore the natural environment, wildlife, and different plant species while hiking through the relatively undeveloped park with Fido. Dog owners are reminded to bring a leash for their pup and to clean up any mess that they make as part of the Leave No Trace Initiative. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Chesapeake Bay Charters Come experience the splendor of the Chesapeake Bay on board a 40 foot sailboat. Private sailing adventures from 2 hours and up to two weeks are available for the whole family including Fido. Available services include but are not limited to: Dinner cruise to local restaurants,Nearby lighthouse cruise, Night sailing, Romantic sunset cruise, Beach cruise, Thomas Johnson Bridge cruise, or Introduction to sailing, sail handling, and helming. Owner/Operators are USCG licensed captains with over 20+ years of combined sailing experience. They strive to provide you and your family with a personalized private experience that will be remembered for years to come. See Details
Flag Ponds Nature Park Flag Ponds Nature Park is dog-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome at this Natural Resources Park with a beach. For hundreds of years, the forces of nature have reshaped the Chesapeake Bay shoreline of Flag Ponds Nature Park, creating a remarkable variety of natural environments--from the sandy beach to freshwater ponds, to the forested heights of Calvert Cliffs. Today, nature continues to play with the sand, changing the park’s landscape with each tide, each storm, each season.

The park is open Monday-Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday-Sunday 9am-8pm. Admission fees cost $5 in-county, or $8 out of county residents per vehicle.
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Perigeaux Vineyards & Winery Perigeaux Vineyards & Winery in St. Leonard, MD is dog-friendly. Fido is welcome to join you beside a table on the deck or lawn. Enjoy a glass of wine or flight and listen to live music played outdoors on Saturdays. See Details
Jubilee Farm Fermentations Jubilee Farm Fermentations is a dog-friendly brewery in Leonardtown, MD that allows well-behaved, leashed dogs to join their owners for a drink at an outside table. Jubilee Farm Fermentations focuses on small-batch, experimental brews to create seasonal ales. Please note that the brewery is open seasonally. See Details