Dog Friendly Activities in Charles Town, WV

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Charles Town, and 54 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 Charles Town.

Pet Friendly Paws-N–Pours Wine Tour
Paws-N–Pours Wine Tour Fido is welcome to join you on the Paws-N–Pours Wine Tour at Elite Excursions WV, a tour company based in Charles Town, WV. Enjoy adventuring with your furry friend to pet-friendly wineries, breweries and distilleries on a guided and chauffeured tour. Be sure to call or book your tour online in advance. They service many locations in West Virginia, Virginia and Washington, D.C. See Details
Pet Friendly Charles Town Ghost Tours
Charles Town Ghost Tours Come for the history; stay for the hauntings during a pet-friendly daytime or night time tour with Charles Town Ghost Tours! Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome on tours, and Charles Town Ghost Tours has proudly raised awareness and financial support for local animal shelters, and continue to do so. Daytime tours include The Charles Town History Tour and The Victorian Grave Art Tour. Dial up the "spooky" and book The Traditional Ghost Tour or The Cemetery Stroll which take place at night. Both public and private tours are available. Owner Ann Khiel Fern, affectionately known in the community as "The Ghost Lady of Charles Town", has published two books on the history and hauntings of Jefferson County, WV. Signed copies are available on all of her tours. She is also a Certified Tourism Ambassador for the area. See Details
Gathland State Park As you hike the Appalachian Trail, take a break to explore dog-friendly Gathland State Park at the Crampton's Gap Trailhead in Jefferson, MD. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the historic park, so you and Fido can explore the War Correspondent's Arch, the South Mountain Battlefield, and a picnic at the pavilion. See Details
Shepherdstown Mystery Walks Shepherdstown Mystery Walks offers pet-friendly tours of Shepherdstown, WV. The outings are open year-round, giving visitors a chance to hear all about the spooky history of this quaint town in the chilly winter and hot summer. Bring Fido along to hear stories of residents who may have left this world but not the homes they lived in. The guides take you along the streets by spooky candlelight. Fido beware; you're in for a scare! See Details
Washington Monument State Park Washington Monument State Park is a dog-friendly recreational area in Middletown, MD. You and Fido can hop on a section of the Appalachian Trail to get to the centerpiece of the park, Washington Monument, the first completed monument in George Washington's memory. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a leash under six feet, as long as owners clean up any mess after them. See Details
8 Chains North Winery 8 Chains North is a dog-friendly boutique farm winery showcasing handcrafted, Old-World-style wines in Waterford, VA. Their philosophy: Great wines are made in the vineyard. The warm and inviting tasting room has stunning vineyard views. Dogs are welcome inside and outside at the winery, and there's even a fenced off-leash area for your dog to run and frolic with other friendly canines! Open year-round, the winery offers an extensive patio during the season, and a roaring fireplace in the cold-weather months. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff looks forward to making your visit a truly memorable one. See Details
Antietam Creek Vineyards Antietam Creek Vineyards in Sharpsburg, MD welcomes Fido on a leash as long as he is well-behaved and respectful of other pups. This former dairy farm has been re-imagined into a wine production facility and tasting room. Located in the foothills of South Mountain, this dog-friendly rural space offers sweeping views of hills and fields to enjoy while sampling a glass of wine. See Details
Antietam National Battlefield Antietam National Battlefield is a pet-friendly destination in Sharpsburg, MD. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you step back in time at the historical battlefield. The site is situated on fields among the Appalachian foothills near the Potomac River, giving visitors a great area to walk their dogs. Stone arch Burnside's Bridge and a field hospital museum are also located there. See Details
Raven Rocks Trail Leashed dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly Raven Rocks Trail in Bluemont, VA. This challenging 5.7-mile out-and-back hike features an elevation gain of 1,535 feet with some steep climbs, but the magnificent view at the top makes it all worthwhile. The trail is accessible from April until October. See Details
State Arboretum of Virginia Leashed dogs are welcome at the State Arboretum of Virginia in Boyce. There are several pet-friendly trails, two small lakes, beautiful meadows, a picnic area, and open areas to explore. The attraction is just off Route 50, West of Washington, past Middleburg. See Details
Breaux Vineyards Breaux Vineyards is a 404-acre winery and estate with stunning mountain views in Purcellville, VA. This pet-friendly vineyard offers wines harvested from 17 varieties of grapes. Leashed dogs are welcome in the spacious outdoor seating areas overlooking the vineyards, and at Dog Days at Breaux — an annual celebration featuring live music, food and dog vendors. See Details
Sky Meadows State Park Sky Meadows State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Delaplane, VA. The 1,862-acre park features 10.5 miles of bridle trails, 22 miles of hiking trails, 9 miles of bike trails, and access to the Appalachian Trai. Bring Fido and the family along for an afternoon of hiking or picnicking outdoors while taking in the beautiful views. See Details
Stone Tower Winery Perched atop scenic Hogback Mountain, Stone Tower Winery consists of 306 acres of rolling vineyards in Leesburg, VA. The dog-friendly Harvest Barn tasting room offers visitors plenty of space both inside and outside to sample chardonnay, pinot noir, and sauvignon blanc, among others. All group tastings and tours must be scheduled. Call for details and hours. See Details
Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry Well-behaved, leashed pets can join their humans on the Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry. These 90-minute pet-friendly walking tours take visitors through the historic Lower Town neighborhoods of Harpers Ferry, WV. Participants are guided to sites and buildings where ghostly phenomenons have been reported while explaining, through legends and historical events, why ghosts may choose to haunt a particular location. See Details
Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD) The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD) 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 Purcellville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD). 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
Creek's Edge Winery Creek’s Edge Winery located in historic Taylorstown, Virginia sits along the lovely Catoctin Creek in Northern Virginia’s Loudoun County. Sample an array of award-winning wines. Try traditional and seasonal food menu items, including charcuterie, salads, and sandwiches. Leashed dogs are permitted in outdoor areas. See Details
River & Trail Outfitters River & Trail Outfitters allows well-behaved pups on select pet-friendly trips in Knoxville, MD. Fido is welcome to join you on the Shenandoah Mellow Tubing, Park and Paddle, and Kayaking on the Potomac. Two and three-day canoe trips are also available. Bring a life vest for your furry friend and communicate with their team to ensure you reserve the correct equipment. See Details
South Mountain State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at pet-friendly South Mountain State Park in Maryland. This 40-mile long multi-use state park weaves through the South Mountain ridge from the Pennsylvania state line to the Potomac River. You are invited to bring your pooch with you to check out the stunning views from overlooks littered around the trails in the park. A popular trail for day hikers and their four-legged companions is Annapolis Rock via Appalachian Trail. This moderately challenging out-and-back trail provides stunning views of Black Rock Cliff and across Greenbrier Lake. See Details
South Mountain State Battlefield South Mountain State Battlefield is a pet-friendly attraction in Middletown. This park commemorates the battleground where the first major Civil War battle took place in Maryland. Located along the gaps of South Mountain, you and your leashed pup can jump on the Appalachian Trail and check out the only place in the country where it intersects with a battleground. The rest of the park is made up of diverse farm and forestland. See Details
Winchester Dog Park Fido is invited to play at Winchester Dog Park within Jim Barnett Park in Virginia. This off-leash facility is divided into two sections for small and large pups. Your furry friend must have a current dog license and proof of vaccinations. See Details
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