Dog Friendly Activities in Clayton, NC

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Clayton, and 27 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 Clayton.

Pet Friendly East Clayton Dog Park
East Clayton Dog Park East Clayton Dog Park has three acres of off-leash play areas. There are two enclosed areas - one for small dogs and the other one is for large dogs. Rules for this park area include no children under the age of 12 are allowed in fenced-in area, owners must clean up after their dogs, dogs must wear current rabies tags, no food for dogs or humans, no personal dog toys, pinch/prong/choke collars, and absolutely no dogs in heat! The dog park is open daily from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Pet Friendly Deep River Brewing Company
Deep River Brewing Company Deep River Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This small, industrial craft brewery specializes in a lineup of American styles using local ingredients. If you're looking for something to soak up the beer, pay a visit to one of the visiting food trucks on the rotating schedule. Dogs are welcome throughout, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. Deep River Brewing Company is open Wednesday from 4pm to 9pm, Thursday to Friday from 3pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. 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
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
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
Benson Dog Park Near the intersection of East Main Street and South Walton Drive, lies the Benson Dog Park. The Dog Park is roughly three acres and features clean-up bags, trash bins, and separate fenced-in play areas for large and small dogs. Dog owners who visit mention that the Park is easy to access from the highway. See Details
Inspiration Trail Inspiration Trail is an easy 0.6 mile hike in William B. Umstead State Park office that will take about 20 minutes to complete with Fido. This lovely little trail is great if you are in a hurry or if your pup doesn't do well on longer hikes. You won't have to worry about bicycles or horses, since this trail is limited to foot traffic. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Woofinwaggle Bring Fido to Woofinwaggle, a fitness center and dog spa in North Raleigh. Squat, lunge, and lift weights while your dog works out on agility equipment, balance balls, and has fun maneuvering the obstacle course. At the end of the 60-minute class, cool down by stretching and giving your dog a massage. There are several classes offered including Fitness With Your Furbaby, 6-Legged Bootcamp, and Young Pups in addition to dog spa treatments like "pawdicures" and an excellent dog wash facility. Call or visit the website for times and pricing information. See Details
Great Outdoor Provision Co. Leashed dogs are welcome to join shoppers at the Great Outdoor Provision Co. The store sells sporting goods, hiking gear, camping gear, and more. Great Outdoor Provision Co. is open Monday - Friday 10am - 9pm, Saturday 9am - 6pm, Sunday noon - 6pm. See Details
Knightdale Station Knightdale Station, while still under development, offers much to everyone looking for a relaxing leeway on their trip either to or through Knightdale, NC. In particular, there is the Ashley Wilder Dog Park for you and your furry friend! The park is very dog friendly and even has separate gated areas to allow your dog off-leash so that the little dogs (under 25 lbs) and bigger dogs (over 25 lbs) can feel free to be as comfortable and happy as physically possible. No lack of wagging tails here! See Details
North Carolina Museum of Art North Carolina Museum of Art is pet-friendly. There are 2.2 miles of trails that weave around the hilly park. Along the way, you and your leashed pup will come across a number of interesting sculptures. There are several doggie waste stations and water fountains along the trails, too. The Museum of Art is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Buffaloe Road Dog Park Bring Fido to Buffaloe Road Dog Park to play off-leash! The Dog Park features a fenced area for both large and small dogs, drinking fountains for dogs and humans, a wood chip base, and shade. Buffaloe Road Dog Park is free to the public and is open daily from dawn to dusk. See Details
Lake Benson Park Lake Benson Park is pet-friendly. This 64-acre park includes large open space areas, 1.8 miles of paved and unpaved pet-friendly trails, two playgrounds and four picnic shelters. Dogs are welcome to join you around the park, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. The park can be accessed every day of the week from 8am until 8pm. See Details
Cheshire Cat Gallery Dogs are welcome at Cheshire Cat Gallery. Visit Raleigh's largest multi-dealer shop featuring antiques, mid-century, vintage, modern furniture, fine art, silver, porcelain, toys, collectibles, fine jewelry, costume jewelry, and specialty pet items. Cheshire Cat Gallery is open Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm. See Details
Jaycee Dog Run Located just south of the parking area on Wade Avenue, close to the playgrounds and tennis courts, is the Jaycee Dog Run. The Dog Run features an accessible sidewalk, ample parking, benches, trash cans, and a dog waste station. See Details
Dix Park Dog Park Dix Park Dog Park is pet-friendly. Dogs and their owners are invited to run, romp and relax at the temporary off-leash dog park now open at Dix Park. The dog park is temporarily located on the site of the former athletic field on Biggs Drive where our Pop-PupAlooza events have been held. This facility provides a much needed off-leash dog area for park visitors, with all other areas of Dix Park requiring dogs to be on-leash. The 3+ acre dog park is open to the public seven days a week and includes separate areas for small and large dogs. Check out their website for closure dates. See Details
Mordecai Beverage Company Mordecai Beverage Company is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Raleigh's first combined brewery, taproom and bottle shop. Bring Fido with you to check out the awesome collection of beers available and stay for a sample. Mordecai Beverage Company is open Tuesday through Thursday from 2pm to 9pm, Friday from 2pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
The Hop Yard NC The Hop Yard NC is pet-friendly. This craft beer and wine retail store has an 18-tap tasting bar. Dogs are welcome to keep you company while you sample the carefully curated selection of beers. The Hop Yard is open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm to 9pm, Thursday from 12pm to 10pm, Friday from 12pm to 11pm, Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Wine and Beer 101 Wendell Wine and Beer 101, located in Wendell, NC, is a pet-friendly wine and beer retail store which also offers pints of beer and wine by the glass. Fido is welcome to join you inside at the bar or at one of their tables. Food trucks onsite some days (call ahead for schedule) or you are also welcome to bring your own food. See Details
Swift Creek Bluffs Nature Preserve Swift Creek Bluffs Nature Preserve is pet-friendly. Hop on these awesome trails that weave through the woods in Holly springs, great for dogs! There is water and beach spots to get into the creek as well as up hill natural stairs for hiking. Canine caddies will enjoy the section that pops out into the Lochmere golf course. 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