Dog Friendly Activities in Charles Town, WV

There are 29 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Charles Town. 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 Leesburg Dog Park at Olde Izaak Walton Park
Leesburg Dog Park at Olde Izaak Walton Park Your pet will thank you for the off-leash exercise at this fenced dog park with benches, gravel paths, and grass ground cover. Remember to bring water. See Details
Pet Friendly Stone Tower Winery
Stone Tower Winery Perched atop scenic Hogback Mountain, Stone Tower Winery consists of 306 acres of rolling vineyards, where delicate grapes are tenderly harvested to form an impressive array of world class artisanal wines. 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
Winchester Dog Park at Jim Barnett Park Your pet will go wild for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced Winchester dog park. Membership is required. Visitor passes are available. Visit the website for information on registration. See Details
Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join their humans on the Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry. This 90-minute walking tour will take visitors through the historic Lower Town neighborhoods of Harpers Ferry. The tour guide will take visitors to sites and buildings where ghostly phenomenon has been reported while explaining, through legends and historical events, why ghosts may choose to haunt a particular location. The tour is family-friendly. Wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for nighttime weather. See Details
Photo-Tour of Historic Harpers Ferry 'Photo-Tour of Historic Harpers Ferry' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Autumn. You and Fido will be taken on a guided walking tour of historic Harpers Ferry while your host captures photos of you along the way. Enjoy the beautiful architecture and views of the town. You will receive 12-15 edited digital images within a week of the shoot. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Guests should be comfortable walking up steps. Rates start at $89 per person. See Details
State Arboretum of Virginia Leashed dogs are welcome at the State Arboretum of Virginia. There are several trails, two small lakes, beautiful meadows, a picnic area, and lots of open areas to explore. Located just off route 50 going West from Washington, past Middleburg. See Details
Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park 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. 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
Raven Rocks Trail Leashed dogs are welcome on this 5.8 mile moderate hiking trail. Prepare for some steep climbs, but the magnificent view at the top makes it all worthwhile. Accessible from April until October. See Details
Greenbrier State Park Greenbrier State Park is a dog-friendly destination in the Appalachian Mountains. The main attractions of this picturesque park are the 42-acre man-made freshwater lake and the white sandy beach. There are eleven miles of hiking trails that weave around the surrounding woodland, considered to be moderate to strenuous, so you and your pooch should expect some fairly steep hills and rocky terrain. You'll also discover a portion of the Appalachian Trail on and around Bartman's Hill. Pets are allowed in the Cedar and Dogwood camp loops, on trails outside the day-use area, and in the day-use areas and lake. If you're planning on bringing your pooch with you to the park, make sure they're on a leash under six feet and all mess is cleaned up after them. Greenbrier State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
868 Estate Vineyards 868 Estate Vineyards is a dog-friendly, kid-friendly vineyard set in the heart of DC's Wine Country. Leashed dogs are welcome in all of our outside areas including our Pavilion where we have weekend wine tastings and sell craft beer and delicious grilled food. Enjoy your own picnic with a bottle of wine in our picnic area or explore our 120 acres of vineyards, meadows and hillsides. See Details
Gathland State Park As you hike the Appalachian Trail, take a break to explore Gathland State Park at the Crampton's Gap Trailhead. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the historic park, so bring Fido along for an exploration of the War Correspondent's Arch, the South Mountain Battlefield, and a picnic at the pavilion. See Details
River & Trail Outfitters River & Trail Outfitters offers dog-friendly hiking trails in the historic, Harpers Ferry area. They also offer a shuttle service from the trail head back to your accommodations with 24 hour notice. See Details
Moose Apple Christmas Tree Farm Moose Apple Christmas Tree Farm is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this farm to help choose the tree for your home this Christmas. Whether you're looking for a huge tree or a smaller pine, you'll find something that fits at this well-stocked Christmas tree farm. Don't forget to bring your own bags to clean up any mess left behind. Moose Apple Christmas Tree Farm tagging will be held on October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27; and November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24 from 10am to 4pm. Cutting will be held November 29, 30 and December 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20 and 22 from 9am to 4pm. See Details
South Mountain State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at South Mountain State Park in Maryland. This 40-mile long multi-use state park weaves through the South Mountain ridge from the Pennsylvania 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. South Mountain State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park is a multi-use trail preserved from a historic canal towpath that's a great place to walk Fido in Brunswick! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park. 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
Breaux Vineyards This 404-acre winery and estate offers wines harvested from 17 varieties of grapes in a picturesque setting with stunning mountain views. Leashed dogs are welcome in the spacious outdoor seating areas overlooking the vineyards, and at Dog Day at Breaux — an annual celebration featuring live music, food, and dog vendors. Open 11 am to 6 pm daily. See Details
The Marketplace of Sharpsburg The Marketplace of Sharpsburg is a vintage goods, hand-crafted gifts, and local foods store that offers coffee, tea, hand-crafted sodas, baked goods, seasonal produce and confections to its customers. Well behaved pets are welcome. There is even a large bowl of water on the porch for dogs on walks. See Details
Antietam National Battlefield Antietam National Battlefield is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join in the fun 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. Antietam is open every day of the year from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park is a multi-use trail preserved from a historic canal towpath that's a great place to walk Fido in Sharpsburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park. 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
8 Chains North Winery Just 8 miles west of Leesburg, in Northern Virginia, 8 Chains North is a dogs-friendly boutique farm winery showcasing handcrafted, Old-World-style wines. Their philosophy: Great wines are made in the vineyard. The warm and inviting Tasting Room and private event space have stunning vineyard views. Dogs are welcome inside and outside at the winery -- there is even a separate, 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
Maggie Malick Wine Caves Maggie Malick Wine Caves is dog-friendly. This female-owned, boutique winery in Northern Virginia is award-winning. They produce lovely wines on 215 rolling acres in the shadow of Short Hill Mountain in the Between the Hills Valley, near Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. They produce an amazing 15 different varieties of wine and Sangria. Two dogs, Moxie and Jet, live on the farm throughout the year and help host a number of canine events too, including Dock Dogs and LabFest. Maggie Malick is open Thursday through Monday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Washington Monument State Park Washington Monument State Park is dog-friendly. 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. Located on top of South Mountain, the views from the top are incredible, especially during the fall season. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a leash under six feet, as long as owners clean up any mess after them. Washington Monument State Park is open 8am until sunset from April to October and 10am until sunset from November to March. See Details
Sheperdstown Mystery Walks Sheperdstown Mystery Walks offers pet-friendly tours of Sheperdstown. The tours are open year-round, giving visitors the chance to hear all about the spooky history of this quaint West Virginian town in the chilly winter and hot summer. Hear stories of residents who may have left this world, but not the homes they lived in. The guided tour takes you along the streets by spooky candlelight. Fido beware, you're in for a scare! Sheperdstown Mystery Walks is open Monday through Saturday from 7am to 9pm and Sunday from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Maryland Heights Loop Maryland Heights Loop is dog-friendly. This loop is just over six miles long and is great spot to take Fido. See Details