Dog Friendly Activities in Columbia, MD

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Columbia, and 123 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 Columbia.

Pet Friendly Black Flag Brewing
Black Flag Brewing Black Flag Brewing is pet-friendly. It's the first production brewery and taproom in Columbia with 16 taplines. Food trucks will be available on certain days of the week. Located on Snowden River Parkway behind Lincoln Tech's large parking lot, this pet-friendly brewery is a popular hangout spot. Black Flag Brewing is open Wednesday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday from 3pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Patuxent Branch Trail
Patuxent Branch Trail The Patuxent Branch 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 Columbia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Patuxent Branch 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Cruises on the Bay by Watermark Baltimore Cruise with your four-legged friend aboard a dog-friendly Watermark yacht in Baltimore, MD! Friendly dogs on leashes are welcome on most public cruises, except for the following: Fireworks Cruises, Blue Angels & Thunderbirds Cruises, Live Music Cruises including WRNR Rock ‘N River Cruises, and Cruises to Festivals in St. Michaels (WineFest, OysterFest, Watermen’s Festival). Cruise fees vary by person and tour. Fido rides free. See Details
Cylburn Arboretum If you love your flowers & gardens and you love Fido, this is the place for you. Cylburn Arboretum has 207 acres of walking trails, grass pastures, many gardens, a mini museum, and a greenhouse. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the arboretum. Humans must clean up after their canine companions. See Details
Maryland City Dog Park Your pet will enjoy meeting other dogs at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes separate areas for large and small dogs as well as running water and benches. The dog park is located within Maryland City Park. See Details
US National Arboretum Leashed pets are welcome to join you as you explore the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Enjoy the 446 acres of gardens with your canine companion. Dogs are not allowed on tram tours of the arboretum but you can drive through the grounds or walk with your pet. See Details
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School is dog-friendly, providing Fido and family fun for ages 5 and up. At the park, you'll discover zip lines with harness and equipment, and they offer a safety briefing that demonstrates how to climb and zip line in the park. There are 13 separate trails of varying levels of difficulty around the park. Each trail has zip lines but primarily consist of bridges between the trees and platforms made of rope, cable, and wood. There are over 190 unique challenges within these courses. Although pooches are not welcome on the sky trails, non-climbing observers and their dogs can gain entry into the park for free. All dogs must be on a leash for the duration of their stay. The hours of Adventure Park vary depending on the time of year. Call ahead to double check their hours when you plan on visiting. See Details
Worthington Dog Park Bring your pet for some off-leash fun at this 2.7-acre fenced dog park. A permit is required for use. Water features are shut off in cold seasons, so bring your own. See Details
Federal Hill Park Take your leashed pet for a walk at this historic, lovely downtown Baltimore public park. See Details
Sligo Creek Trail The Sligo Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Silver Spring! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sligo Creek 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Walter C Pierce Community Park Small--but always busy--dog park between Woodley Park and Adams Morgan. Easy to access off of Calvert Street just east of the Duke Ellington bridge. See Details
Ellsworth Urban Dog Park Ellsworth Urban Dog Park consists of two separate, fully enclosed and ADA-compliant exercise areas: a small dog area (approximately 2,800 square feet) intended for dogs under 20 pounds, and a large dog area (approximately 17,000 square feet) intended for healthy, well-socialized dogs over 20 pounds. Each enclosure includes a drinking fountain, hose bib or quick coupler connection, artificial turf play mound, benches, shared shade structure, trash receptacles, and a variety of surfacing materials. Open daily from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Bark Social Bark Social is the first social club for dogs and dog lovers in North Bethesda, MD. You can relax, enjoy a great beverage, and treat everyday like it’s a block party with pups! The Bethesda location is in the Pike & Rose shopping center right off Rockville Pike and the club itself includes over 25,000-sq ft where Bark Rangers patrol and supervise play and cleanup. They also have a climate-controlled clubhouse, equipped with TVs for game day, free WiFi, 20+ beers on tap, and a retail shop where you can purchase swag, treats, toys and more. Guest day passes and monthly passes are available for purchase or join the club and get access to over $1,500 in perks and discounts! See Details
Key Bridge Boathouse Bring your pup along for a day on the water with a pet-friendly canoe or kayak rental from Key Bridge Boathouse. They even have doggie life jackets available for your furry friend. Hours vary by season. Tours start at $65 a person. Single kayak rentals are $20 for an hour, $30 for a half day and $50 for a full day. Double kayak and canoe rentals are $25 for an hour, $35 for a half day and $50 for a full day. See Details
Dog Playground at Leo E. Wilson Community Park There is space for both small and large dogs and the shade, benches, grass, and trees make it a nice park to go to. See Details
BARC Park at Hannah More Park Your dog will go wild for this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes separate areas for small and large pets. Fees apply. See Details
Home Rule Great modern and unique home/kitchen goods. This was one of the first businesses to be set up in this now-trendy neighborhood. It has stuck around by providing good value and fun designs and service. See Details
Greenbelt Dog Park Greenbelt residents are welcome to bring their pets to play off-leash at this small, fenced dog run. $5 permit required. See Details
Howards Park Dog Park Located in the historic Mount Vernon & Seton Hill neighborhoods, Howards Park Dog Park features separate areas for large and small dogs. Community is required to clean, organize, and maintain the dog park. See Details
Baltimore Ghost Tours Bring Fido along as you explore some of Baltimore's most spirited haunts with Baltimore Ghost Tours. Enjoy the Original Fells Point GhostWalk or the Mount Vernon GhostWalk while your costumed guide (a community actor) tells you all the rumors, lore, and ghostly history about the tour area. Pets must be leashed and well-behaved while on the tour. See Details
Fort Ethan Allen Dog Park This fenced off-leash dog park is known for its friendly locals, drinking water, mulch ground cover, and benches to relax on. See Details
Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis (WB&A) Trail - PG County The Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis (WB&A) Trail - PG 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 Bowie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis (WB&A) Trail - PG 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
I-Spy: Legends, & Rock Hunt 'I-Spy: Legends, & Rock Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by H, Ted & Z. You and your friendly pooch will get to roam through a 100-room mansion to find unique artifacts through secret doors. This experience allows you to follow the footsteps of presidents, historians, writers, musicians and more! The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 6 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Bring your imagination and be prepared to look beyond and really see what is all around you. You never know what you will find! Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Ellsworth Dog Park Large park with a double-gated entrance and separate areas for small and big dogs. Water is available. See Details