Dog Friendly Activities in Cleveland, OH

There are 10 dog friendly activities in Cleveland. 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 Cleveland.

Pet Friendly Ohio & Erie Canal - Cuyahoga Valley NRA
Ohio & Erie Canal - Cuyahoga Valley NRA The Ohio & Erie Canal - Cuyahoga Valley NRA is a multi-use trail preserved from a historic canal towpath that's a great place to walk Fido in Cleveland! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Ohio & Erie Canal - Cuyahoga Valley NRA. 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
Pet Friendly Taps & Tails Dog Bar
Taps & Tails Dog Bar Taps & Tails Dog Bar is dog-friendly bar and park in Cleveland, OH, with indoor and outdoor areas for dogs to play. Hungry hounds can chow down on treats, while their owners enjoy eats from some of the area’s freshest food trucks on a rotating schedule. If you have to head back to the office soon, doggy daycare will also be available so you can drop Fido off for a day of fun while you’re at work. To bring your dog you must either purchase a Guest Pass or Membership. Dogs must be registered prior to entering with all waivers signed and proof of vaccinations up to date. Dogs in the park must wear a collar displaying current tags with name and contact info. Bring paper copies of vet records, the bottom of an invoice from your vet with vaccine expiration dates, copy on your phone, or upload vaccination record onto your account in the "File Upload" section of their website. There is a limit of 2 dogs per adult owner or dog handler. No food or dog toys allowed in the dog park area. Please see their website for a full list of rules before entering the park.

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Edgewater Park The 147-acre Edgewater Park is the westernmost park in Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Reservation. Edgewater Park features 9000 feet of shoreline, a dog beach, walking trails, picnic areas and grills and a rentable pavilion. Dogs love the park for off-leash swimming in the lake and chasing each other around. See Details
Sweetest Cleveland Holiday Lights 'Sweetest Cleveland Holiday Lights' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Nurahn. Please contact host prior to booking so accommodations can be made to have your pooch along, as some stops may not allow dogs. Explore the Wild Winter Night - nighttime scenery filled with polar bears, snow leopards, tigers and other animals. Your host will also guide you around Cleveland landmarks such as The Playhouse Square Chandelier, Terminal Tower, and the E. 4th district. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 7 guests ages 7 and up. Rates start at $105 per person. See Details
Cleveland's A Ball Round The Mall Scavenger Hunt Tour Cleveland's A Ball Round The Mall Scavenger Hunt Tour is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
Terrestrial Brewing Company Terrestrial Brewing Company is a dog friendly brewery in Cleveland. A food truck can sometimes be found onsite as well as live entertainment. Check their website for current schedule, including a Doggy Brunch. See Details
Wendy Park Bridge Wendy Park Bridge is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch along for a walk on this 500-foot-long bridge that extends over the Norfolk-Southern railroad tracks and provides a new link between downtown Cleveland and Cleveland Metroparks lakefront parks. The bridge features a 12-foot-wide deck providing a new trail connection for both pedestrians and bicyclists and improved access to Wendy Park, Whiskey Island, former historic coast guard station and Edgewater Park. See Details
BrewDog Cleveland BrewDog is bringing its recognizable pours like Elvis Juice, Hazy Jane and Light Speed to Cleveland for the first time. Riverside views, toasty fire pits, comfortable outdoor furniture and an amazing atmosphere await “pawtrons” at BrewDog Cleveland. Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the outdoor area with their owners. See Details
Wendy Park Wendy Park is pet-friendly. Bring Fido's binoculars and see if you can spot all of the 260 species of birds that have been recorded in the park, then take a walk around the 22-acre space. Dogs are welcome to leap into the water of Lake Erie from the park. Dog owners are reminded to keep pups leashed while walking on the trails and to clean up any mess that is left behind. Wendy Park is open every day of the week from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Downtown Dog Park Bring Fido to the Downtown Dog Park to play off-leash in nearly 3,500 square feet of fenced space. The Dog Park features a play structure, PUP waste receptacles and seating for dog owners. Downtown Dog Park is open daily from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Columbia Beach Located in Bay Village, Columbia Beach is a great place to bring your pooch to play in the water. There's a waterfall and a place for a stroll in the grass, too. Although some people let dogs off-leash here, you are required to wear one during any visit and to clean up any mess left behind. See Details
Bow Wow Beach Bow Wow Beach offers a 7.5-acre fenced dog park surrounding a 5-acre lake in Stow, OH. There are both beach and grassy areas, sunny spots and shade, as well as a small dog area. Pet waste stations are located throughout the park, as well as benches and a dog wash station. The park is open mid-March through December 1st each year, weather permitting. See Details
Quarry Dog Park This clean, well-maintained off-leash dog park is a great place for your pet to play. The park is fenced with water available during warmer months. See Details
Rocky River Reservation Dogs are welcome to join their humans on the trails which wind through Rocky River Reservation. Natural features of the park include shale cliffs, meadows, wetlands, and floodplain forests along with wildlife and many bird species. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and you must clean up after your pets. See Details
Smoky the War Dog Memorial Dedicated to the famous Yorkie war dog hero who served in World War II, this memorial is located in the Rocky River Reservation just outside of Cleveland. Leashed dogs can pay her a visit then explore the acres of trails located on the reservation. See Details
Twinsburg Dog Park Your pet is welcome to play off-leash at this simple, fenced dog run in Twinsburg. See Details
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Cuyahoga Valley National Park allows leashed dogs on over 110 miles of hiking trails and 20 miles of the Towpath Trail. Pets are also welcome in the Stanford Campground. Pets must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet long at all times. Pets are not allowed in any buildings or on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Train. Bring extra water during the summer months as the area does get hot! See Details
Eastlake Dog Park Eastlake Dog Park features a double-gated entry, some plastic toys, a "mutt mitt" dispenser, benches, tables, parking, and trash cans. See Details
Lakewood Dog Park Lakewood Dog Park in Lakewood, OH, is a fenced lot with gravel ground cover, double-gated entrances, mature shade trees, benches, and a seasonal water fountain. The dog park also borders Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River Reservation, which offers a variety of trails to explore. See Details
Crocker Park Crocker Park is a dog-friendly, upscale open-air mall offering trendy brand-name shops, a range of restaurants and an IMAX theater in Westlake, OH where Fido is welcome to join you at select stores and restaurants. Being pet friendly is at the discretion of each store. Pet must be on a leash at all times. Check their website for the full pet-friendly store list! See Details
Brandywine Gorge Trail Brandywine Gorge Trail is pet-friendly. The highlight is views of the tallest waterfall in the park. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are cleaned up after. The trail is moderate and only takes around an hour to complete. See Details
Hudson Springs Park Dogs are allowed at this well-maintained park and trail, with an off-leash dog run (not fenced in). Dogs must remain on leash throughout the park and aren't allowed to swim. There are 1-2 water fountains where dogs are able to get water throughout the park. See Details
South Euclid Dog Park Pets go wild for the chance to play and run leash-free at this fenced South Euclid dog park. See Details
RollHouse Entertainment Mentor RollHouse Entertainment Mentor is pet-friendly. This family entertainment center welcomes leashed and well-behaved dogs on the patio during summer. There are lots of things to do here, including host private events, room rental, escape rooms, virtual reality, 4500 square foot arcade, spacious bar, and patio. RollHouse Entertainment Mentor is open Monday through Wednesday from 9am to 12am, Thursday to Friday from 9am to 2am, Saturday from 9am to 12am, and Sunday from 9am to 11pm. See Details