Dog Friendly Activities in Durango, CO

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Durango. 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 Durango.

Pet Friendly Durango Dog Park
Durango Dog Park This large park with 6 square miles of natural, open space is on the side of Smelter Mountain right in downtown Durango. A stone's throw from the DoubleTree and other dog-friendly hotels, this park is a place where dogs can play in the Animas River and run the trails while you enjoy a great hike. Public parking is located in a dirt lot on the corner of Hwy 160 and El Camino Rio. See Details
Pet Friendly Animas River Trail
Animas River Trail The Animas River 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 Durango! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Animas River 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
April's Garden April's Garden is dog-friendly. Fido can meet the owner's pups in the store and check out all the colorful flowers on sale inside. They are locally owned and operated by Amy & David Long, featuring local flowers seasonally, local jewelry, and gift items. A few of their featured gift lines include: Maruca Handbags, Rosy Ring Candles, Pacifica Body Care, Olivina, Voluspa Home Fragrance, Caldrea, and gourmet chocolates and treats including Two Haute Cowgirls. They are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 9am to 12pm. See Details
Tour a Privately-Owned 1883 Train Depot 'Tour a Privately-Owned 1883 Train Depot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kevin. You and your pup will get to explore a historic train depot where you will learn about the structure and history of the building, materials that were used, filming of "Around the World in 80 Days" at the depot, and the efforts that were made to keep the building preserved. Please ensure you pup does not have wet or muddy paws before entering the building. A dog pen is also available should you prefer it. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $19 per person. See Details
Colorado Trail Trailhead Colorado Trail Trailhead is pet-friendly. This well-maintained, easy stretch of the Colorado Trail follows a small creek and is perfect for novice canine hikers. See Details
Stunning Mountain Views Portrait Session 'Stunning Mountain Views Portrait Session' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Allison. Meet at your host's studio so you can follow them to a portrait session location, which is about a 15 minute drive and a short walk up a hill for stunning views overlooking Durango, the La Plata Mountains, and up the Animas Valley. Leashed dogs are welcome to take part in the shoot and get a new picture for their instagram. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $475 per person. See Details