Dog Friendly Activities in Columbus, OH

There are 38 dog friendly activities in Columbus. 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 Columbus.

Pet Friendly The Scioto Mile
The Scioto Mile The Scioto Mile is a dog-friendly pathway stretching along the riverfront, from the vibrant Arena District on the north end to the natural beauty of the Whittier Peninsula on the south, in downtown Columbus, OH. Comprised of more than 175 acres of lush parkland, fountains, scenic overlooks and a riverfront promenade, leashed dogs are welcome to join you, except for around the Scioto Mile Fountain. See Details
Pet Friendly Pins Mechanical Co.
Pins Mechanical Co. Leashed dogs are welcome inside and out at Pins Mechanical Co. in Columbus, OH. This dog-friendly bar has fun games like bowling and pinball. No food is served but they sometimes have food trucks, and you're welcome to bring your own food or snacks. They also have beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks available for purchase. No outside beverages are allowed. See Details
Godown Park Fido can play off-leash at the popular Godown Park, a dog park co-owned between the cities of Worthington and Columbus, OH. This fenced dog park features a separate space for small pups, mature trees, walking paths, benches, canine and human water fountains, waste stations and even dog wash stations. Please note that maintenance occurs at the dog park beginning each Wednesday at 6:00 AM until projects are completed. See Details
Holy Trinity Brewing Company Fido is welcome to join your for a beer at Holy Trinity Brewing Company in Columbus, OH. Leashed dogs can sit inside while you sample a glass of flagship beer. Aiming to serve brews in wide variety of styles, Holy Trinity wants to offer something for everyone. Grab a bite to eat from local foods trucks which are booked at weekends. See Details
Dog Park at Three Creeks Metro Park The dog park at Three Creeks Metro Park in Columbus, OH is a four-acre fenced park in the Sycamore Fields Area. This park features a separate section for small dogs, drinking water, and waste bags. There are also pet-friendly trails outside of the fenced area where leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Quarry Trails Metro Park Located along the west bank of the Scioto River in Columbus, OH, Quarry Trails Metro Park is a 220-acre area described as an “urban Hocking Hills experience.” Your pup can join you in exploring the park’s off-leash dog park and pet-friendly trails, view the beautiful waterfall from an overlook, and ramble around the former quarry. Dogs must be leashed when not in the dog park area. See Details
Flint Station Flint Station is a dog-friendly market in Columbus, OH where your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio. On the patio you will find a bar that often times has live music and features food from Jack Ruby’s BBQ truck. You can also go shopping in the store for goodies like baked goods, drinkware, and canned and jarred goods. See Details
JOANN Fabric and Crafts JOANN Fabrics and Crafts in Columbus, OH, is pet-friendly. This chain provides a wide range of fabrics. You can also enjoy sewing classes and more. Leashed dogs are welcome inside, as long as they are well-behaved. See Details
Antrim Park Bring your leashed dog to Antrim Park. Antrim is a nearly 120 acre park surrounded by a quarried lake and the Olentangy Greenway Trail , great for running, walking, biking or skating. Antrim Park is a popular place for fishing, which can be done off the banks or from the large accessible dock. The lake is stocked once a year with Rainbow Trout by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The park is open daily from 7 am - 11 pm. See Details
Dog Park at Scioto Audubon Metro Park The dog park at Scioto Audubon Metro Park features separate fenced areas for both large and small dogs in Columbus, OH. Half of this 1.5-acre dog park is surfaced with artificial turf, and there are a number of obstacles and play structures for Fido to enjoy. Additional amenities include benches and drinking water. See Details
Goodale Park Goodale Park is a dog-friendly public park in Columbus, OH, where leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy a walk or an afternoon picnic with you. Nestled in the heart of Victorian Village, this wooded park features a gazebo, an open air shelter, a 0.8-mile paved path, picnic tables, a playground and a pond. See Details
Wheeler Memorial Dog Park Wheeler Memorial Dog Park is an off-leash park featuring paths, benches, grass, hills and trees. This 1.5-acre fenced area is a great destination for Fido to enjoy some exercise with other canines. The park features tables, benches and a water pump. See Details
Battelle Riverfront Park Battelle Riverfront Park is a dog-friendly community space along the Scioto Greenway in downtown Columbus, OH. Follow the 0.5-mile path through the park with Fido and explore the different monuments in the park, which include one for firefighters and another for war veterans. Dogs must be leashed while visiting this park. See Details
Scioto Audubon Metro Park Scioto Audubon Metro Park is a unique, pet-friendly park in Columbus, OH. Situated along the Scioto River, this 120-acre recreation area features trails, an obstacle course and three picnic shelters. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for a walk or an afternoon picnic, and there's also a fenced dog park for some off-leash exercise. See Details
BrewDog Franklinton Bring Fido along to this aptly-named, dog-friendly brewery in Columbus to sample one of the 48 different beers on tap, while Fido quenches his thirst with a bowl of water. BrewDog Franklinton welcomes leashed dogs outside on the street level patio. See Details
Big Walnut Dog Park Big Walnut Dog Park in Columbus, OH is a fenced park featuring a side for small dogs and one for large dogs. Other amenities include parking, a portable restroom and picnic tables. The dog park does not have water access, so be sure to pack some water for Fido. Park rules are posted at the entrance. See Details
Blendon Woods Metro Park Blendon Woods Metro Park is a pet-friendly, 653-acre public park in Columbus, OH. This scenic park of stream-cut ravines and open fields surrounded by forests has its own designated dog trail, which includes a dog drinking fountain. Pets must remain on a leash no longer than six feet, and be careful of ticks in warm weather. See Details
Whetstone Park Leashed dogs are welcome at pet-friendly Whetstone Park in Columbus, OH. Park amenities include a gazebo, playground, pond, greenway trail access, and a parking lot. Enjoy a walk on the trails with Fido or a scenic picnic at this popular city park. See Details
Scioto Greenway Trail Scioto Greenway Trail is a pet-friendly path in Columbus, OH. Bring your leashed pooch for a walk alongside the Scioto River on this paved trail. Spanning just over 12 miles in length, the greenway is a great way to make it between five parks situated across the city. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind by their pups. See Details
LUMC Dog Park LUMC Dog Park is a fenced area for Fido and friends to enjoy some off-leash exercise at Livingston United Methodist Church in Columbus, OH. As a gift to the German Village and south side communities, this special park offers dogs and their humans the opportunity to socialize with one another. There's also a Doggy Sunday School on certain Sundays in the summer, where pups can enjoy supervised play at the park during church service. See Details
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