Dog Friendly Activities in Cary, NC

There are 13 dog friendly activities in Cary. 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 Cary.

Pet Friendly Cary Dog Park
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
Pet Friendly Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops Dogs are welcome to join their owners while they shop for sporting goods and outdoor gear at Cary's Bass Pro Shops. Dogs should be leashed and well-behaved. 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
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
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
Company Mill Trail Company Mill Loop is a moderately easy, 5.8 mile hike in William B. Umstead State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike starts at the same trailhead as the Inspiration Trail, but offers a longer more scenic adventure. Enjoy the serenity of the horse and bike free trail as you wind through its woods and cross over the refreshing creeks. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. 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
Leechford Music Teaching Studios Leechford Music offers music lessons and musical instrument retail sales. We are dog friendly! See Details
Nature, Meditation, Food and Drink 'Nature, Meditation, Food and Drink' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Lejla. Your host was a chef in Casablanca for several years and wants to share her knowledge about food and give you the chance to taste some great exotic food. Leashed dogs are welcome on this food and drink tour. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $70 per person. See Details
Bunkey's Car Wash Bunkey's Car Wash is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome at the car wash and will even be given treats. Bunkey's Car Wash is open Monday - Saturday 8:30am - 5:30pm, Sunday 10am - 5pm. See Details
HomeGoods HomeGoods is pet-friendly. This store is a chain that stocks a variety of furnishings, bedding, kitchenware, holiday goods and more. Your leashed pup can join you inside to check out all the wares. HomeGoods is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30am to 9:30pm and Sunday from 10:00am to 8:00pm. See Details
Old Navy Old Navy is pet-friendly. The popular clothing store allows small leashed dogs to accompany their owners inside at this location. Old Navy is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details
Bottles & Cans Beer and Wine Shop Bottles & Cans Beer and Wine Shop is pet-friendly. This wine and beer retail store has a great bar for sampling the selection of delicious wine and beer on offer. They don't prepare food on the premise, which means Fido is welcome inside and out. Bottles & Cans Beer and Wine Shop is open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 9pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Carolina Pines Community Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with shade and drinking water. Two separate areas provide play space for dogs of all abilities as well as elderly, infirm, small, or shy dogs. See Details
Millbrook Exchange Dog Park Millbrook Dog Park, located within Millbrook Exchange Park, offers three separately fenced areas for dogs of all abilities. The larger area provides play space for large or energetic dogs while the small dog area is reserved for elderly, small, or infirm dogs and puppies. There is also a fenced, double-gated picnic shelter area located between the small and large park areas. Millbrook Dog Park is lighted for nighttime use. The park also features a water spigot and buckets. See Details
Oakwood Dog Park This neighborhood off-leash dog park is a great place to bring your dog on a beautiful day! There are toys, plenty of fresh water buckets, and friendly owners. Two fully-fenced areas provide play space for dogs of any size along with play space for elderly, infirm, small, or shy dogs. See Details
Sal's Branch Trail Sal's Branch Trail is an easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This park is a nice retreat for city dwellers to run, fish, picnic, boat, bike, and hike. Bikes are not allowed on this trail, so you will have plenty of room to stay by your pup. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. 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
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
Hawthorne Bark Park Small off-leash dog park within apartment complex (about the size of a large pool). Great for meeting a friend with his/her dog because the park will likely be unoccupied. 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
Falls Lake Trail (Mountains-to-Sea Trail) The Falls Lake Trail (or Mountains-to-Sea Trail) is a moderately easy, 5.4-mile hike in Falls Lake State Recreation Area that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is only open to foot traffic, so you won't be sharing the trail with mountain bikers or horses. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. . See Details
Sal's Branch Trail - William B. Umstead State Park Sal's Branch Trail is about 2.7 miles long and located near Raleigh, North Carolina. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1 hour or less. The Sal's Branch Trailhead is located directly behind the visitor center on the highway 70 entrance to William B. Umstead Park. There is a very pretty lake (man-made) about halfway through the hike. Difficulty: Moderate•Length: 2.7 miles / 4.3 km•Duration: 1-3 hours•Family Friendly • Dog Friendly See Details