Dog Friendly Activities in Chester, VA

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Chester, and 38 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 Chester.

Pet Friendly Dog Park at Goyne Park
Dog Park at Goyne Park The dog park at Goyne Park in Chester, VA is a great place to bring Fido for an off-leash stretch of the legs. This pup recreation area features separate sections for small and large dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Chester Linear Park
Chester Linear Park The Chester Linear 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 dog-friendly "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Chester! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Chester Linear 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 See Details
Henricus Historical Park Take your pup to explore the pet-friendly Henricus Historical Park in Chester, VA. This was the second successful English settlement in the New World! Imagine it's the year 1611 as you browse exhibits that recreate the historical journey and highlight the major benchmarks that took place here. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome to join you in the outdoor areas. See Details
Goyne Park Check out the dog-friendly Goyne Park in Chester, VA. This 49-acre community recreation area features an off-leash dog park, baseball and softball fields, tennis courts and picnic shelters. See Details
Petersburg National Battlefield Soak up the history with your pet at the dog-friendly Petersburg National Battlefield in Petersburg, VA, where leashed pups are welcome. See Details
Blue Bee Cider Blue Bee Cider Co in Richmond, VA, welcomes friendly, leashed dogs on their pet-friendly deck and inside. Come by for a pint or sample a flight with your canine pal beside you. Occasionally, you'll find food trucks for a treat, and they also offer light snacks. Feel free to bring your own food as well during your visit. See Details
Buskey Cider Fido is welcome to join you inside or at an outdoor table at Buskey Cider, a dog-friendly cidery in Richmond, VA. Enjoy a variety of classic and creative ciders, including a soft serve ice cream cider! Be sure to check their website for upcoming events! Dogs must be leashed. See Details
Short Pump Dog Park Short Pump Dog Park is located within Short Pump Park in Henrico, VA. The park features separate play areas for small and large dogs. Synthetic grass is used to cover the ground in each section. There is also a short trail that traverses through the center of the park. See Details
Stony Point Fashion Park Stony Point Fashion Park is a pet-friendly shopping area in Richmond, VA. Your leashed pup is welcome to tag along in the common areas with comfort stations or in select stores with stickers indicating you and your furry friend can come in. A dog park is also available on-site, which gives dogs and their owners a place to meet and run off-leash in a safe, enclosed area. See Details
Church Hill Dog Park Fido is invited to play at Church Hill Dog Park in Richmond, VA. This off-leash facility features two separate areas for small and large dogs. Amenities include a waste station, benches and a spot to fill up your water bowl. See Details
Dorey Dog Park Fido is invited to play at Dorey Dog Park in Henrico, VA. The off-leash facility is 1 acre with two separate sections for small and large dogs. Amenities include picnic tables, benches and trees for shade. See Details
Pole Green Dog Park Fido is invited to play at Pole Green Dog Park in Mechanicsville, VA. The off-leash area totals to 1.2-acres and offers two water stations, agility equipment, waste stations and benches. A time-out pen is also on site. See Details
Three Notch'd Brewing Company - RVA Collab House Leashed dogs are welcome to join you outside at pet-friendly Three Notch'd Brewing Company - RVA Collab House in Richmond, VA. Located in the fermentation-centric neighborhood of Scott’s Addition, the RVA Collab House features beers brewed hand in hand with local restaurants, homebrewers, nonprofits, musicians, artists, businesses, and more on a 3.5 barrel brew system. Their 12 taps feature these locally crafted collaborations along with award winning flagships. See Details
Stone Brewing Taproom Stone Brewing Taproom is a dog-friendly establishment in Richmond, VA. Leashed pets are welcome to join you at a table on their outdoor patio. They serve a selection of delicious beers throughout the year, constantly changing depending on the season. See Details
Ruff Canine Club Ruff Canine Club is a private, membership-only dog park in Richmond, VA. Fido can enjoy an afternoon of fun on their large green space, where they'll get some exercise and socialization time. Humans can relax and enjoy the on-site bar with snacks and occasional food truck. All dogs in attendance must have a a pet profile created with updated vaccination records and a signed waiver before entering the park. See Details
RVA Paddlesports RVA Paddlesports is pet-friendly. If you're looking to raft or kayak on the James River, then you've come to the right place. One of the most popular activities in Virginia's capital, RVA gives you the chance to explore the water with your pooch by your side. Dogs are welcome, but you're advised to bring a lifejacket with you for them to use. RVA Paddlesports is open every day of the week from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Kindred Spirit Brewing Kindred Spirit Brewing in Richmond, VA, is a dog-friendly brewery serving a variety of beers from over 14 taps. There's a relaxing taproom and three different outdoor spaces you can enjoy with Fido. See Details
Pocahontas State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at pet-friendly Pocahontas State Park in Chesterfield, VA. Virginia's largest state park offers miles of beautiful wooded trails to explore. Pups are even allowed in the stores and on-site museum. See Details
James River Park James River Park is a pet-friendly natural playground in Richmond, VA. Your furry friend is welcome to explore the multi-surface trails and visit the historic sites from the outside. Please keep Fido on a leash at all times during your visit. See Details
Phideaux Field Dog Park Fido is invited to play at the Phideaux Field Dog Park in Richmond, VA. This small private off-leash facility welcomes dogs of all sizes. Amenities include bowls of water and doggie bags. See Details
Chester, VA, US