Dog Friendly Activities in Carrboro, NC

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Carrboro, and 40 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 Carrboro.

Pet Friendly Anderson Community Park
Anderson Community Park Dogs love to run and socialize off-leash at this fenced dog park. No separate small dog area, and please bring water for your pet. See Details
Pet Friendly Libba Cotten Bikeway
Libba Cotten Bikeway The Libba Cotten Bikeway 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 Carrboro! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Libba Cotten Bikeway. 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
Durham Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs, waste dispensers, and benches. Dogs must be registered with Department of Parks & Rec for an annual fee. See Details
Cary Dog Park Your dog will love to run free in this safe, fenced, 1-acre dog park. Includes a separate area for smaller pets and electronic gate. Passes required. See Details
Northgate Dog Park This fenced off-leash dog park is a great place to take your pet for some exercise. Includes separate small dog area, benches, and water spigots. Dog park tag required. See Details
Piney Wood Dog Park Spacious park with separate fenced areas for large and small dogs, and a third section for Frisbee catch. See Details
Chapel Hill's Southern Dog Park Chapel Hill's Southern Dog Park is a large fenced park with trees and benches. Smaller dogs can play amongst themselves in their own area. Please note: parking along Dogwood Acres Drive is not permitted. See Details
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve Bring your pet with you on-leash for a hike through this beautiful nature preserve with miles fo scenic trails and great views. See Details
Apex Community Park Your pet will find plenty to explore at this extensive community park with woodlands, lake, playgrounds, walking trails and more. See Details
Fred G. Bond Metro Park This beautiful 310-acre park is an oasis in the midst of the city that includes trails, a lake, and a boathouse. Pets are very welcome and even have their own drinking fountain. The park is open 7:30 AM to sunset daily. See Details
Apex Nature Park Dog Park Features 2 acre park, fenced and lighted Pet waste stations Separate sections for small dogs and for large dogs Shade gazebos and benches Water fountains Wood chips for ground cover See Details
American Tobacco Trail (Durham County) The American Tobacco Trail (Durham County) 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 Durham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the American Tobacco Trail (Durham County). 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
Buckquarter Creek Trail Buckquarter Creek Trail is an easy, 1.5 mile hike in Eno River State Park that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This park is wonderful throughout the year with its options for camping, picnicking, canoeing, and fishing. However, the best time of year to visit is fall, because it offers opportunities to escape other parks that allow hunting and to take in the beautiful colors of the changing leaves. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Homestead Dog Park Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash in this fenced Homestead dog park, a neighborhood favorite. See Details
Master of Thrift - Career Wear 'Master of Thrift - Career Wear' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Allison. Fido is welcome to tag along with you, just be sure to contact the host prior to booking so that accommodations can be made. Get guidelines and strategies on how to eyeball clothing racks for the best career essentials and visit your host's favorite high-quality thrift shops.Your host will also help you in determining which items will work best and those that fit you best. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 18 and up. Guests must be ambulatory; shopping demands stamina and mobility. Guests should also keep in mind how they will transport the goods. Rates start at $59 per person. See Details
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area Jordan Lake State Recreation Area offers 14 miles of trails, over one-thousand campsites, fishing, and boat-launches at every access point. Dogs must remain on leashes that are no longer than 6 feet. Please visit Jordan Lake State Recreation Area's website for updated fees on vehicles. See Details
APS Dog Park Pets will love playing off-leash at this fenced dog park which includes benches and trees. Owners must attend orientation class and annual fee required. See Details
Eno River State Park With nearly 28 miles of trails, Eno River State Park provides hours of fun and adventure. Choose from trails that follow the Eno River or that take you deep into the forest. Dogs are allowed on all trails, but must remain leashed. See Details
Eagles Spur Rail-Trail The Eagles Spur 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 Durham! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Eagles Spur 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
The Regulator Bookshop A Durham landmark, this locally-owned, independent bookstore sells new and used books of all genres. They allow well-behaved dogs of any size. Ask nicely and they may even share the stash of dog treats hidden behind the counter. See Details
Master of Thrift - Casual Wear 'Master of Thrift - Casual Wear' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Allison. Fido is welcome to tag along with you, just be sure to contact the host prior to booking so that accommodations can be made. Get guidelines and strategies on how to eyeball clothing racks for the best items and visit your host's favorite high-quality thrift shops.Your host will also help you in determining which items will work best and those that fit you best. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 18 and up. Guests must be ambulatory; shopping demands stamina and mobility. Guests should also keep in mind how they will transport the goods. Rates start at $59 per person. See Details
Occoneechee Mountain Trail Occoneechee Mountain Trail is a moderately easy, 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This small natural area is within easy distance of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Hunter Street Park Park Features: 12 acre park Softball/Baseball field Soccer field Asphalt walking trail Multi-age Playground Restroom Facility / Rentable Shelter Dog Park (registration required) See Details
Hat Design & Decorate 'Hat Design & Decorate' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Gwen. Your pooch is welcome when you book a private session to be held at your home. Contact host for details. With Fido comfy in his bed to watch, you will learn and experience the art of millnery (hat) design. Step-by-step instruction including design, sewing, gluing will be given to you in order to create a stunning, wearable hat. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $157 per person. See Details