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Dog Friendly Activities in Dauphin Island, AL

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Dauphin Island, and 5 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 Dauphin Island.

Pet Friendly Fort Gaines
Fort Gaines Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island, AL. The famous phrase, “Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead," was first shouted by Admiral Farragut during the Battle of Mobile Bay at this very spot. The fort has original cannons, a blacksmith shop, kitchens, a museum, gift shop, and tunnels. Leashed dogs are welcome at this pet-friendly site, and you must clean up after them. Fort Gaines is open every day of the week and there is a fee to enter the park. See Details
Pet Friendly Dauphin Island Beach
Dauphin Island Beach Dogs on a leash are allowed on the public beach year round. The public beach near the Red School House and the old fishing pier is the largest area on Dauphin Island set aside for dogs and their owners to romp and play on the sand and in the surf. There are at least a couple of miles of beach there, and with Sand Island now connected to Dauphin Island, there is another three miles of undeveloped beach jutting out into the Gulf on that barrier island. Though dogs are allowed at Dauphin Island's primary public beach and at the Dauphin Island Campground, dogs are not allowed at the West End Beach Park on the Island's extreme west end. See Details
Audubon Bird Sanctuary Leashed dogs are allowed on the trails at Audubon Bird Sanctuary. The dog-friendly Sanctuary consists of 137 acres with three miles of trails among the maritime forest, marshes, and dunes, a lake, a swamp, and a beach. It is located at the Eastern end of Dauphin Island, a 14 mile-long barrier island situated off the Alabama Gulf Coast. See Details
Mobile Bay Ferry Mobile Bay Ferry offers pet-friendly transportation across Mobile Bay. The ferry takes visitors and their vehicles from Dauphin Island to Fort Morgan in Gulf Shores, AL. Fido is welcome on board, but dogs must be leashed when not inside a vehicle. Mobile Bay Ferry has restrictions on vehicle length and will not operate in poor weather. Please see their website for pricing and schedule details. See Details
Indian Shell Mound Park Indian Shell Mound Park is pet-friendly. This prehistoric monument was built by early native Americans and can be explored by your history-loving hound. Leashed pets are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after to preserve the cleanliness of the area. See Details
Fort Morgan State Historic Site Fort Morgan State Historic Site in Gulf Shores, AL, invites leashed dogs to tour the fort. The admission fee includes access to the dog beach (bayside only). There are unpaved hiking trails on the property that Fido can explore with you. See Details
Fort Morgan Historic Site Bayside Beach The bayside area of beach of Fort Morgan Historic Site in Gulf Shores, AL is dog friendly. Dogs should be leashed at all times and owners must clean up any waste. The Mobile bayside beach from the old Fort Morgan Pier all the way to the Old Fisherman's Wharf is the only beach that allows dogs. Beyond the Old Fisherman's Wharf is a Federal Wildlife area so dogs are not permitted beyond that point. The beach is located just past the ferry to Dauphin Island and before the entrance to the fort. See Details
Fairhope Dog Park The Fairhope Dog Park is an off–leash park located in the Fairhope Municipal Sporting Park / Volanta Sports Complex in Fairhope, AL. The park is a joint effort between the Fairhope Dog Park Coalition and the City of Fairhope. The 2-acre park consists of two sections, one for small and the other for large dogs. Each section has watering stations, benches, waste bags and collection stations. Dog owners who use the park are ask to abide by the dog park rules which are posted at the entrance of the park. See Details
Fish River Trees Farm Fish River Trees Farm is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this tree farm to help choose the tree for your home this Christmas. Whether you're looking for a huge tree or a smaller pine, you'll find something that fits at this well-stocked farm. You and your pooch can choose a tree every day of the week during the season from 8am to 5pm. See Details
Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stop in Irvington, AL, is a dog-friendly gas station and rest area. Across America, you'll find Love's Travel Stops that offer facilities for traveling canines. This location has a fully-fenced dog park with a convenient waste station. See Details