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Dog Friendly Activities in Cripple Creek, CO

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Cripple Creek, and 20 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 Cripple Creek.

Pet Friendly Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to enjoy a visit to dog-friendly Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad in Cripple Creek, CO. Enjoy a ride aboard a century-old steam locomotive with your pup as you listen to the history of this gold-mining area and snap pictures of the beautiful scenery. This seasonal train runs rain or shine and all cars are open, so be sure that you and Fido dress for the weather. See Details
Pet Friendly Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center
Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center The Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center has a nice dog walk area with terrific overlooks in Cripple Creek, CO. While dogs are not allowed inside the building, you can enjoy walking around the pet-friendly grounds with your leashed pup as you explore this historical area known as "The World's Greatest Gold Camp." See Details
Manitou Cliff Dwellings The Manitou Cliff Dwellings is a pet-friendly attraction in Manitou Springs, CO. Discover what it was like to live in the Western United States 800 to 1,000 years ago in the 40-room dwellings built by the Anasazi people. Leashed dogs are also welcome inside the Anasazi Museum located within the Pueblo. The site is open daily but hours vary by season. As long as your dog is leashed, he can go everywhere you can go here. See Details
Red Rock Canyon Open Space Fido is welcome at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, a dog-friendly natural space in Colorado Springs. Leashed pups are welcome on most trails, and the Upper and Lower Dog Loops are designated as off-leash areas (but pease be advised that this is an unfenced space). In the winter, many of the trails make for good cross-country skiing. See Details
Eleven Mile Canyon Recreation Area Eleven Mile Canyon Recreation Area is a dog-friendly destination in Florissant, CO. Dogs on a leash no longer than six feet are allowed to explore the forested, lush and rocky canyon and take in the river as it "twists and crashes against huge boulders lining the canyon floor." There is an entrance fee, and hiking, picnicking and camping are all available within this popular recreation area. See Details
D'Vine Wine D'Vine Wine is a dog-friendly boutique winery located in the historic Spa Building in the heart of Manitou Springs, CO. Watch their wine being blended and fermenting while enjoying a wine tasting. Tastings take place every day during normal business hours; no appointment is necessary. Or, you can call to book your own private wine tasting party. The winery also offers a 'Make Your Own Wine' option and custom labels. See Details
Golden Meadows Dog Park Golden Meadows Dog Park is a great place to hang out with your pup in Woodland Park, CO. Located witin the Meadow Wood Sports Complex, this lovely, fenced dog park is separated into a small and large dog park, equipped with benches, a water station and waste clean-up stations. The park is actually the brainchild of a local girl scout who dreamt of providing her community with a safe place for their dogs to get some exercise and have fun. See Details
Royal Gorge Bridge & Park Dogs are welcome to walk with their humans across North America's highest suspension bridge at Royal Gorge Bridge & Park in Canon City, CO. Well-behaved, leashed pups are invited to enjoy this dog-friendly park, where Fido may also be allowed on the gondola ride at the operator's discretion. While canines are not permitted on most rides or inside the buildings, the park does provide six free kennels on a first-come, first-serve basis where your dog can relax while you enjoy the rides and restaurants. Please bring your own water bowl for Fido. See Details
Pikes Peak Highway Fido is welcome to join you on an adventure at Pikes Peak Highway, a dog-friendly attraction in Cascade, CO. Enjoy this 14,115-foot mountain at your leisure as you wind up this alpine road. 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 and critters to sniff out! It is strongly recommended that pets remain on a leash 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 in such a beautiful location. Please note that all highway access is weather permitting. See Details
Garden of the Gods Trading Post Leashed dogs are welcome at Garden of the Gods Trading Post, a pet-friendly art gallery and gift shop in Manitou Springs, CO. As the oldest and largest gift shop in Colorado, they feature local artists, traditional and contemporary Native American jewelry, Navajo rugs, sand painting and Pueblo pottery. Colorado gifts and souvenirs can also be found. See Details
Mueller State Park Mueller State Park in Divide, CO is pet friendly in certain areas of the park. This recreation destination is known for beautiful mountain meadows and forests of conifer trees. Although pups are prohibited on all trails and at all ponds to protect the local wildlife, you can still bring Fido with you to enjoy the campgrounds and picnic areas on a leash. See Details
Crags Trail The Crags Trail is a 4-mile hike in Pike National Forest near Divide, CO, that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This pet-friendly 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. Please note that dogs must remain on a leash while hiking the trail. See Details
Whitewater Adventure Outfitters Although dogs aren't permitted on river trips due to safety issues, pet-friendly Whitewater Adventure Outfitters does provide rafters with the use of a free kennel for the duration of the rafting trip. Advance notice is highly recommended. Located one mile west of Canon City, Whitewater Adventure Outfitters provides exciting raft trips in the Royal Gorge and Bighorn Sheep Canyon. See Details
Lovell Gulch Trail #706 Fido is welcome to accompany you on a hike at Lovell Gulch Trail #706 in Woodland Park, CO. This dog-friendly trail, rated as easy to moderate, offers incredible views of Pikes Peak and Ute Pass. There are two trails to choose between, a 3-mile or 6-mile hike. Dogs are allowed off-leash in certain sections of the trail as long as they are under voice control. Please clean up after your pup, and be aware that this is a popular horse trail. See Details
Miramont Castle Museum Small pets can be carried through the dog-friendly Miramont Castle Museum in Manitou Springs, CO. Larger pets are allowed to enjoy a leashed walk on the grounds of the Victorian Garden at the Castle. Just make sure to clean up after Fido during your visit. See Details
Upper Gold Camp Road 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 See Details
Rampart Reservoir Recreation Area Dogs on a 6-foot or shorter leash are welcome at Rampart Reservoir Recreation Area, a pet-friendly natural space in Colorado Springs. You and Fido can explore the three hiking trails, Rainbow Gulch, Rampart Reservoir and Nichols. Mountain biking is popular on Rampart and Rainbow Gulch trails. Wading and swimming are prohibited. This space is open from mid/late May through early October (dependent on weather). Information on exact opening dates, day-use pass prices, parking and public vehicle access can be found on Rampart Reservoir's official website. See Details
Palmer Red Rock Trail Loop Palmer Red Rock Loop Trail within the Red Rock Canyon Open Space in Manitou Springs is a moderately difficult 5.4-mile loop trail that allows dogs. Enjoy year-round views of Garden of the Gods. The trail is also used by horses and mountain bikes, so be on the lookout. See Details
Gold Camp Road Gold Camp Road follows the former railroad from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek called the "Short Line". In the 1920s the railroad has been converted to a car toll road, eventually becoming a free public road. In 1988 tunnel #3 collapsed and was never repaired. Because of this, the road is now closed to vehicular traffic and is popular with bikers and hikers. Bring Fido on this dog-friendly hike that is 8.6 miles one way. See Details
Fremont Peak Trail The Fremont Peak Trail in Canon City, CO, welcomes leashed dogs. The out and back 3.2 mile trail features an elevation gain of 583 feet. Enjoy an expansive view from the summit at the end of the path. See Details