Dog Friendly Activities in Denver, CO

There are 81 dog friendly activities in Denver, 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 Denver, CO, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

Lowry Dog Park

Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located near Lowry Air Force Base.

Railyard Dog Park

Railyard Dog Park is an fenced, off-leash dog park with separate areas for high energy and low energy dogs. The ground surface at this park is a soft, sandy soil rather than grass. Other features of the park include shaded areas, benches, and a water fountain. The water fountain is not always in service, so bring plenty of water for your pup. Please be a responsible pet owner and clean up after your pet.

Earthdog Denver

This park was built with your dog's happiness in mind, featuring a doggie daycare, pool, and training equipment. Also available for events.

Platte River Greenway Trail

Platte River Greenway Trail is a 6.8 mile hike in Adams County that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will take you through what used to be the agricultural center of Denver. There are still some smaller working farms. The trail follows the river and there are sandbars along the way that connect to sandy beaches.

Stapleton Dog Park

Stapleton Dog Park is a large, sand-covered dog park with plenty of room for large-breed dogs to roam. There is not a separate area for small dogs, so visitors should make sure their smaller dogs will not be intimidated by larger, energetic dogs. Other park features include shade trees, benches, and fountains. The water fountains cannot be counted on to work all the time, so bring water for your pup. Bring your own bags to clean up after your dog.

Kennedy Dog Park

Pets will love to run off-leash at this 3-acre Denver dog park enclosed with some fencing and natural boundaries. A great place for a quick walk.

Jason Street Dog Park

Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located in Habitat Park. Denver has a pit bull ban.

Civic Center Park

Bring your pet to play on-leash in the fenced dog run at this Denver city park.

Green Valley Ranch East Off Leash Area

Dogs welcome off-leash at this fully fenced-in dirt park, which was renovated in 2008.

Sand Creek Regional Greenway

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Denver! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sand Creek Regional Greenway. 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=6032624">TrailLink.com</a>.

Fuller Dog Park

Dogs are allowed off-leash at this larger than average dog park, but be sure to bring your own water.

Berkeley Dog Park

Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located near the intersection of Sheridan Blvd and West 46th Avenue, near the historic Lakeside Amusement Park.

Washington Park

Bring your pet for a stroll through this lovely public park. Dogs are welcome as long as they remain on-leash.

City Floral Garden Center

Denver's oldest GardenCenter Est.1911 Garden Center, home decore and more!

Lincoln Park

Leashed dogs are welcome in Lincoln Park, a neighborhood park close to downtown Denver and the Santa Fe Arts District.

Unleashed by Petco

As pet stores go, we?re anything but ordinary. Unleashed by Petco hit the pet scene in 2009, with our first store in San Diego?s Hillcrest neighborhood. Our concept is simple ? provide the same knowledge and know-how offered by Petco in a unique, smaller package. You clean your dog ? we clean the mess! Bath time is easy at our Self-Serve Dog Wash. All supplies provided: shampoo, conditioner, towels and aprons No time limits, so relax and have fun Tub height is designed for your ergonomic comfort Large tubs hold pint-size to super-size pups JUST $10 Now Serving City Park!

Patagonia

You can bring your dog and even ask for a treat.

Mouthfuls Pet Supply

Mouthfuls Pet Supply is Berkeley neighborhood's original, award-winning pet supply store. While healthy pet food takes center stage here, the gleaming bakery case, brimming with birthday goodies will catch your eye first! The store also features a bone-shaped, treat tasting bar, a wall of durable and unique toys and a gorgeous patio for two, three and four-legged clients out back. Meander further back into the store and discover North Denver's largest cat supply section and further back is Mouthfuls' bedroom, filled with clothing, beds, boots and coats. Free parking is available in back, off the alley.

Urban Roots Garden Store & Landscape

Bring Fido to check out planters, tools, seeds, compost and amendments, air plants, and terrariums at Urban Roots Garden Store & Landscape. Leashed dogs are welcome. Urban Roots is open Tuesday - Sunday.

Beaver Brook Trail

The Beaver Brook Trail is a strenuous hike on the south rim of Clear Creek Canyon. And even though the trail isn't far from Denver, it's difficult enough that Fido will think he's on a primitive backcountry hike.

Chatfield State Park Off-Leash Dog Area

Chatfield State Park offers 70-acres of off-leash fun. A variety of terrains keep dogs interested in exploring the park. Other park features include multiple trails and ponds. Bring water for your pup and bags to clean up after your dog. There is a fee to enter the state park and an additional nominal fee to use the off-leash area. Annual passes are available for frequent visitors.

The Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail is a pet-friendly trail stretching from Denver to Durango, Colorado. The Colorado Trail Foundation, located in Golden, Colorado can provide you with all the information you need to hit the trail with Fido. Dogs are permitted along most of the trail. Some areas require a leash, but others allow dogs to go off-leash as long as they are controlled by voice command.

Flatirons Vista and Doudy Draw Trail

Flatirons Vista and Doudy Draw Trail is a 3.7 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This is a gorgeous hike for early spring when the mesa is in full bloom. A stunning evening hike during the summer when you can watch the sunset behind the mountains.

Meadowlark Trail Loop

Meadowlark Trail Loop is a 5.9-mile loop trail in Jefferson County Open Space. This trail is for hikers and will take you through a sandy meadow before heading down to Plymouth Creek where it crosses the creek. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the shelter near the trailhead.

Cherry Creek State Park Off-Leash Dog Area

With over 100 acres to roam off-leash, Cherry Creek State Park Off-Leash Dog Area is a paradise for dogs. Dogs can explore all the new smells, make new friends, and splash in the creek all day long. Bring water for your thirsty pup and bags to clean up any messes. There is a fee to enter Cherry Creek State Park and another nominal fee to use the off-leash area. For frequent visitors, yearly passes are available.

Forsberg - Iron Spring Dog Park

Bring your pet for some off-leash fun at this fenced dog park, which includes two separate areas. Water available in summer, but bring some along in colder months.

Grandview Dog Park

Your pet might end up taking a swim in one of the two ponds at this fenced off-leash dog park with 15 acres of space to play. Pits bulls and restricted breeds must be leashed and muzzled.

East Boulder Dog Park

Your four-legged friend may go for a swim in the pond at this Boulder dog park, which is fully fenced and includes a separate small dog area.

Westminster Hills Off Leash Dog Park

Be careful of limited fencing at this large off-leash dog park with water spigots, huge grassy areas, rough trails and a seasonal pond.

Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway)

The Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Littleton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway). 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=6032685">TrailLink.com</a>.

David A. Lorenz Regional Dog Park

Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced Littleton dog park, which has a water spigot and picnic benches. Beware of mud during wet weather.

South Boulder Peak and Bear Mountain Trail

South Boulder Peak and Bear Mountain Trail is a 5.6 mile hike that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. This challenging hike along a mostly shaded trail offers less packed trails in a town that is full of climbers and hikers.

Wynetka Ponds Dog Park

A great dog park with two alternating sides, double-gate access, and generally friendly dogs.

Big Dry Creek Dog Park

Pets will love to play off-leash in this friendly Westminster dog park, which is fully fenced with benches and drinking water.

Daniels Park

Leashed dogs are welcome in Daniels Park, which is located on Welch Street in Lakewood.

Valmont Dog Park

Pets are welcome to play off-leash at this large, open, fenced-in dog park.

Royal Arch Trail

Royal Arch Trail is a 3.2 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. You can't get any closer to the vertical face of the Flatirons unless you are a climber. Dogs must be leashed.

First Creek Farm Small Dog Park

Pets are welcome to play off-leash at this small, fenced-in Aurora dog park.

Broomfield County Commons Dog Park

This fully fenced Broomfield off-leash dog park provides eco-friendly waste bags.

West Arvada Dog Park

This is a special use park. Which means it is on City of Arvada land, rules regulated by the city, but volunteer operated. All improvements are by donations. The park is fenced and safe for dogs to run off leash (please keep dogs ON-LEASH in parking lot area. There is over 10 acres of off-leash fun, including two separately fenced small and shy dog areas and during the warmer months agility equipment is available. Several fundraising events throughout the year including a Big Festival and Fun Walk in September and Benefit Concert/Silent Auction in February. Check our Facebook page for details. Web site will be www.westarvadadogpark.org when it is up and running. Join the fun. Beautiful location. Great people.

Dog Park at Tony Grampsas

Pets love to play at this off-leash, 2.5-acre dog park, which is fully fenced with a creek where pets can cool off. Be sure to bring your own water. Follow the sidewalk past the ball fields about 300 yards to reach the park.

Sand Creek Greenway Trail

Sand Creek Greenway Trail is a 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This trail is, for the most part, in its natural state. Fido will love the babbling creek that is accessible by footpaths along the trail.

Aspen Grove

This is an outdoor shopping mall that is very dog friendly. The shops permit dogs indoors and have water dishes for them. They also conduct special events for dogs periodically.

High Line Canal Trail (Waterton Canyon)

The High Line Canal Trail (Waterton Canyon) is a 5-mile hike in Chatfield State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This casual hike allows for great views of Denver, solitude, and a glimpse into the past from sunrise to sunset. Fido must be kept on a leash, and you will also need to watch out for free-roaming cattle along the canal.

Apex Trail

The Apex Trail is a 4.7-mile hike in Jefferson County Open Space that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. However, the gravel trail is very steep and narrow, so it's only appropriate for dogs (and humans) that are experienced hikers.

Centennial Park Off Leash Dog Area

Pets are permitted to play off-leash in this spacious Englewood park, though be careful as the area is not fenced.

Mesa Trail South End

Mesa Trail South End is a 4.7 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. With its many detours and loops, this is a great hike for those who have no destination. Explore the meadows, shrubbery, creeks and springs without worrying about getting lost.

City Bark Parker

This delux doggie daycare center offers five indoor play areas and an extensive outdoor off-leash dog park including a swimming pool.

Bear Creek Trail

The Bear Creek Trail is a 6.1 mile hike through three city parks that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. The trail ends in a Jefferson County Open Space park called Lair o' the Bear, hence the name.

Bill Goodspeed Happy Tails Dog Park

Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes lights for night use, water spigot, shade trees and benches. There are two separate areas for large and small pets. All fenced in, right next to a baseball field with plenty of parking. Water fountain inside gate is on during summer (also the bathroom at the baseball field has a water jug filler so that's easier when its open. Jugs are there for users to fill up/refill their own bowls or the two that stay there. BYOW during winter as the water is shut off. There are some shaded/covered areas for dogs and humans to get relief from the sun as well as some benches and tables. Make sure to bring dog bags as sometimes they do run out.

Plymouth Mountain Trail

Plymouth Mountain Trail is a 6.4 mile hike that will take about 5 to 6 hours to complete with Fido. There are seven interconnected trails of varying lengths to choose from. Slopes that face east and south can be hot in the summer time.

Englewood Canine Corral

Englewood Canine Corral is a well-maintained, small, off-leash, fenced park that is frequented by friendly dogs and owners.

High Line Canal Trail

The High Line Canal Trail at Blackmer Lake is a 4 mile hike that will take about 1 to 2 hours to complete with Fido. This track of land was almost the retirement home of former President Eisenhower, but instead became the home of the Kent Denver Day School. This trail also serves as a maintenance road for the local animal control and the Denver Water Board.

Louisville Dog Park

This fenced off-leash dog park is a great spot for pets to play, particularly in summer where owners may choose to let them swim in the fenced pond.

Digger's Dog Park at Dad Clark

Pets are welcome to play off-leash at this fully fenced dog park, though be sure to bring your own water in the winter.

The Great Bark Dog Park

This large, 6-acre dog park includes a special area for smaller dogs. There's plenty of room to stroll and as shady benches too.

Run Dog Run Lure Chasing

A fun game for dog Does your dog love to chase? Would you like to give your dog more exercise by way of a fun game? Run Dog Run Lure Chasing is what you and your dog have been looking for. What is Lure Chasing? Lure Chasing is a sport for dogs that involves chasing a mechanically operated lure. Some people call it lure coursing, or lure chasing. In lure chasing, dogs chase an artificial prey across a field following a pattern meant to simulate chasing live prey. The "prey" is usually a plastic bag or piece of artificial fur.

Howard Heuston Off Leash Dog Area

Your pet is welcome to play off-leash in the area marked by the yellow poles at this Boulder park. Be careful as it is unfenced.

Rover's Run Dog Park at Redstone Park

This neighborhood dog park is simple but roomy, with plenty of fenced space for your pet to play off-leash. Make sure to bring water and old grocery bags to recycle.

Jason Dog Park

Bring your dog to play off-leash at this Englewood dog park, which offers benches and shade trees.

Chautauqua Park

Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails of this beautiful, scenic hiking park in Boulder.

Happy Tails Dog Park

There's plenty of grassy space to play on at this fenced, off-leash dog run, as well as a swimming pond and walking trails.

High Line Canal Trail

The High Line Canal Trail in Horseshoe Preserve is a 5.8 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike will actually lead you through the suburbs and passes through some expensive subdivisions. A new, larger parking lot was installed that caused Colorado Boulevard to intercept Orchard Road a block farther to the east. Be aware that this change still is not marked on most maps.

Hound Hill Dog Park at Heritage Regional Park

Let your pet roam free at this fenced Highland Ranch dog park, a favorite with locals. Water provided in summer, though bring your own in colder months.

Duncan Park Off Leash Dog Area

Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash in this lovely Englewood park, though be careful as the area is not fenced.

Lions Park

Leashed pets are welcome to join you and you enjoy the beautiful mountain views of Golden's Lions Park.

88 Drive-In Theatre

Watch two current Hollywood hits for the price of one at the 88 Drive-In Theater! Open seasonally on weekends, the theater encourages fun times for all. Pets must be leashed when outside your vehicle. Please be a responsible pet owner and clean up after your pet.

Northwest Greenbelt Off Leash Area

Your pet will love the chance to join you off-leash as you enjoy this lovely public park. Be careful though as the area is not fenced.

Fido's Field at Foothill Park

There will be plenty of room for your pet to play off-leash at this large, fenced dog park. Water available on site in summer.

Citizens Park

Citizen's Park is a 5-acre multi-use park with a ballfield, picnic pavilion, horse-shoe courts and small playground. Leashed dogs welcome.

Green Beltway Trail

Leashed walk. Close to get to, surrounded by trees and up against the creek.

Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway)

The Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Englewood! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway). 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=6032685">TrailLink.com</a>.

Sand Creek Regional Greenway

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Commerce City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Sand Creek Regional Greenway. 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=6032624">TrailLink.com</a>.

University Bicycles

Pets are welcome on-leash at this friendly Boulder bike rental shop known for its respectful staff.

Davidson Mesa Dog Park

Stunning views with trails to walk - and people walk here, not just stand around and watch their dogs move. The park links to other on-leash trails nearby. No shade, no water, no place to sit, limited parking but I love this place!

McGuckin Hardware

McGuckin Hardware has welcomed leashed dogs and other pets into the store since 1978, offering one of Boulder's largest selections of healthy food and treats. McGuckin green vests love to see familiar as well as new faces of human and animal shoppers alike. Dogs love coming in and looking for special treats, often in the pockets of certain salespeople.

Shelly's Garden Country

Broomfiields' premier year round full service nursery , landscape and gift center. Open year round. A must stop for all your planting, urban gardening, gift giving tree and shrub care , landscape design and installation and indoor Christmas tree sales.

Rover's Run Dog at Redstone Park

This neighborhood dog park is simple but roomy, with plenty of fenced space for your pet to play off-leash. There is a large sandy area, covered tables, benches, and water for dogs. Make sure to bring water for yourself and old grocery bags to recycle.

Trail Winds Dog Park

Off-leash dog park offers separate sections for small dogs and medium/large dogs. Features a water spigot, shade, and benches. Adjacent to a skate park and football/soccer fields.

Fruits Of Our Spirit

Fruits of Our Spirit is a pet-friendly shopping destination in downtown Parker. The store houses a wide selection of country home decor, Americana, and unique gifts. There's always a bowl of water available for dogs.

Around the Park RV Rentals

Around the Park RV Rentals welcomes pets in all of their campers for an additional fee of $45 per pet. The RV rental headquarters is in Denver, Colorado, but you can have an RV delivered and set-up for you, anywhere. Visit the website or call ahead to make a reservation or appointment.