Dog Friendly Activities in Colorado Springs, CO

There are 30 dog friendly activities in Colorado Springs, CO. Use the links below to get an overview of each attraction, 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 Colorado Springs, CO, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

Bear Creek Dog Park

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Bear Creek Dog Park is a fenced park with a play area for dogs under 25 lbs and a large play area for dogs of all sizes. Features include pathways, a creek, a water station, restrooms, and plenty of waste disposal areas.

Rampart Dog Park

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Pets go wild for this large off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with water spigots, mulch hills and benches for owners to relax on.

Seven Falls

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Bring Fido to bask in the majesty of Seven Falls, a magnificent series of waterfalls located in a 1,400-foot-wall box canyon, and then explore everything else the new Seven Falls has to offer. From delectable new dining options—including the exquisite new 1859—gift shops, walking and hiking trails, the optional Broadmoor Soaring Adventure—a thrilling exploration above Seven Falls, following rope bridges, a via ferrata and culminating in a rappel—and so much more to come. Next to the Falls, a 224-step stairway leads to a system of trails that will take you onto Inspiration Point with a breath-taking view of Colorado Springs and the great plains beyond. Wildlife is everywhere, including hummingbirds, rainbow trout and the rare, waterfall nesting- American Dipper. Blasted 14 stories straight up through solid granite, an in-mountain elevator safely transports visitors to the “Eagles Nest” platform, where the most spectacular view of Seven Falls is experienced. Seven Falls is located just ten minutes from downtown Colorado Springs via Cheyenne Blvd.

Palmer Park Dog Park

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Your pet will love this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes water fountains, benches, and fallen trees to use as obstacles for agility play.

Cheyenne Meadows Dog Park

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This simple, no-frills off-leash park is loved by locals. The park is fully fenced and known for being clean and well-maintained.

Garden of the Gods

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The Garden of the Gods Park is a Registered National Natural Landmark in Colorado Springs. Admission is free, and your leashed pup is welcome to join you as you hike along the beautiful trails through the red rock formations. Fido can also join you for a bite to eat on the terrace of the Cafe at the Garden.

Stratton Open Space

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Beautiful views, hiking trails, and a reservoir where Fido can play can all be found at the Stratton Open Space.

Upper Gold Camp Road

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The Upper Gold Camp Road 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 Colorado Springs! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Upper Gold Camp Road. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6153584">TrailLink.com</a>.

Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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Leashed pets are welcome ton most trails, and off-leash pets are welcome in the upper and lower dog loop areas, although it is unfenced.

Ute Valley Park

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A beautiful park for hiking, sightseeing, running, and mountain biking. 338.4 acres placed in the middle of residences. Even though you are in the middle of a neighborhood, there are many parts of the park where you feel like you are in the wilderness. It's beautiful and easy to get lost (in a good way) in this park.

Templeton Trail at Palmer Park

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Palmer Park has a great off leash dog trail. Just take the Templeton Trail up and back for great views and other dogs to play with.

Jackson Park

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There is an unfenced, off-leash area in this Colorado Springs public park, which also includes tennis parks.

New Santa Fe Regional Trail

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The New Santa Fe Regional Trail 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 Colorado Springs! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New Santa Fe Regional Trail. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6031790">TrailLink.com</a>.

Midland Trail

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The Midland Trail 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 Colorado Springs! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Midland Trail. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015347">TrailLink.com</a>.

Memorial Park

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Take your pet for an on-leash stroll at this beautiful Colorado Springs public park.

The Crags Trail

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The Crags Trail is a 4 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail, exclusively for hikers and horsemen, leads to the Crags and is a true mountain adventure. The ground is padded with evergreen needles and is easy on Fido's paws. There is a leash requirement on this trail.

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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The Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings is a pet-friendly attraction. As long as your dog is leashed, he can go everywhere you can go here.

Pikes Peak Highway

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Pikes Peak Highway is pet friendly! There's no better place to bring a dog or puppy than to Pikes Peak, where there are trails, streams and lots of room to frolic in and critters to sniff out! It is strongly recommended that pets remain on a leash so as to avoid getting lost. However, leashes are not mandatory. It's not very often that a dog would have this kind of opportunity for so many new sniffs, sights and sounds.

Devon's Dog Park at Greenland

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Bring your pet to romp and play off-leash at this fenced Larkspur dog park.

Miramont Castle Museum

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Small pets can be carried through the Miramont Castle Museum in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Larger pets are also allowed on leash on the grounds of the Victorian Garden at the Castle. Just make sure no evidence of the pet is left behind!

Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad

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Well-behaved, leashed pets are always welcome aboard the CC&V Narrow Gauge Railroad for no additional fee! Enjoy a ride aboard a century-old steam locomotive with your pet as you listen to the history of this historic gold-mining area and snap pictures of the beautiful scenery.

New Santa Fe Regional Trail

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The New Santa Fe Regional Trail 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 Monument! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New Santa Fe Regional Trail. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6031790">TrailLink.com</a>.

Waldo Canyon Loop Trail

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Waldo Canyon Loop Trail is a 7.2 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. Along the canyon you will see a pink-colored rock known as Pikes Peak granite that is about 1 billions years old. After about 1 mile you will reach the canyon and descend into its meadow where Fido can cool off in the creek.

Rock Island Regional Trail -- El Paso County

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The Rock Island Regional Trail -- El Paso County 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 Peyton! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Rock Island Regional Trail -- El Paso County. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6031844">TrailLink.com</a>.

Garden of the Gods Trading Post

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I was pleased that I could bring in my leashed dog! They even said that had regular four-legged customers! :D From the website: The historic Garden of the Gods Trading Post lies on the southwest corner of the Garden of the Gods Park. In the early 1920's Charles Strausenback built the Trading Post to resemble the homes of the Pueblo Indians. Since that time, the Trading Post has expanded six times to become Colorado's largest art gallery and gift shop. The art gallery features local artists, traditional and contemporary Native American jewelry, Navajo rugs, sand paintings and pueblo pottery. Colorado gifts and souvenirs can be found in the main store as well as Minnetonka moccasins and outdoor clothing. You can grab a bite to eat at the Balanced Rock Café and finish your day off with an ice cream or Starbucks coffee in our coffee corner. The Garden of the Gods Trading Post has something for everyone. Come on over today!

New Santa Fe Regional Trail

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The New Santa Fe Regional Trail 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 U S A F Academy! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New Santa Fe Regional Trail. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6031790">TrailLink.com</a>.

New Santa Fe Regional Trail

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The New Santa Fe Regional Trail 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 Palmer Lake! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New Santa Fe Regional Trail. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6031790">TrailLink.com</a>.

Greenland Open Space-Devon's Dog Park

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Huge fenced dog park- this was a Girl Scout project now maintained by Douglas County- fantastic

Spruce Mountain

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Gorgeous trails , easy access with good parking, choice of steep or flat trails , have heard of some tickets for no leash but many locals do hike off leash when away from the parking lot