Dog Friendly Activities in Durham, NC

There are 11 dog friendly activities in Durham. 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 Durham.

Pet Friendly Eno River State Park
Eno River State Park With nearly 28 miles of trails, Eno River State Park in Durham, NC, provides hours of fun and adventure for you and Fido! Choose from pet-friendly trails that follow the Eno River or paths that take you deep into the forest. Dogs are allowed on all routes but must remain on a leash no longer than 6'. See Details
Pet Friendly DSSOLVR Durham
DSSOLVR Durham Bring Fido along while you enjoy craft brews from the eccentric DSSOLVR brewery & taproom in Durham, NC. They're pet friendly inside and offer water bowls, dog beds, and even a basket of toys. Beer is available in a variety of styles, and they also have non-alcoholic options, plus food delivery from surrounding restaurants. See Details
Hi-Wire Brewing Durham Hi-Wire Brewing Durham in Durham, NC is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners inside the taproom or outside on the large, covered patio. Choose between 20 unique taps of Hi-Wire beer, including flagships like Mountain Water, Pink Lemonade and lo-pitch. Visitors are welcome to bring outside food with them. See Details
Dog Park at Piney Wood Park Bring Fido to play at the dog park in Piney Wood Park in Durham, NC! This recreation area features three separate enclosed areas - a small dog area, a large dog area and a program space. Amenities include water fountains, bag dispensers and benches. Fido must be registered with Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) prior to usage of the dog park. DPR requires that all dogs using the park are vaccinated for Rabies, DAPP, Bordetella and show proof of a negative parasite screening. After completion of registration dogs will be issued a dog park tag that dogs must wear when using the park. Registration can be completed by visiting DPRCanineRecreation.org. See Details
American Tobacco Trail (Durham County) The American Tobacco Trail (Durham County) 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 Durham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the American Tobacco Trail (Durham County). 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
Eagle Spur Rail-Trail The Eagle Spur Rail-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 Durham! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Eagles Spur Rail-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
Downtown Durham Dog Park Bring Fido to play off leash at the Downtown Durham Dog Park in Durham, NC! This fenced-in recreation area located on the corner of Roxboro and Elliott St has separate spaces for large and small dogs, waste dispensers and benches. Fido must be registered with Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) prior to usage of the dog park. DPR requires that all dogs using the park are vaccinated for Rabies, DAPP, Bordetella and show proof of a negative parasite screening. After completion of registration dogs will be issued a dog park tag that dogs must wear when using the park. Registration can be completed by visiting DPRCanineRecreation.org. See Details
Buckquarter Creek Trail Buckquarter Creek Trail is a moderately difficult 1.5-mile loop in Eno River State Park in Durham, NC. This pet-friendly path will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido and will follow the red circle trail markers. This is a great trail to walk with Fido as it is hiking only, and bikers or horseback riders won't cause any disturbance. See Details
The Regulator Bookshop The Regulator Bookshop is a Durham, NC, landmark. This locally-owned, independent pet-friendly bookstore sells new and used books of all genres. Well-behaved, leashed dogs of any size may join their owners inside while they peruse the store. Ask nicely and they may even share a snack from the stash of dog treats hidden behind the counter! See Details
Mystic Farm and Distillery Mystic Farm and Distillery in Durham, NC, welcomes your leashed dog to join you for their events, classes and tours. This small batch bourbon distillery offers guided tours on the weekends and hosts various classes, trivia nights and festivals throughout the year. Be sure to check their website for more information on upcoming events to attend with your favorite four-legged friend. See Details
Crafts & Drafts NC Crafts & Drafts NC is pet-friendly! This craft shop and bar in Durham, NC welcomes dogs on the patio and at the bar. You can choose from 8-12 self-guided craft kits to do while you sip on a beverage from the beer and wine bar. The craft options vary in complexity and staff will be around to help as needed. Treats and bowls are provided for the pups! See Details
North Carolina Museum of Art North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC, is pet friendly! There are 2.2 miles of trails that weave around the hilly park. Along the way, you and your leashed pup will come across a number of interesting sculptures. In addition, there are several doggie waste stations and water fountains along the trails. See Details
Crank Arm Brewing Company Crank Arm Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners inside and out at this craft brewery and tasting room in downtown Raleigh. Their taps include classics and seasonal specialties to keep the tastebuds guessing. Crank Arm Brewing Company is open Monday through Thursday from 2pm to 11pm and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm. See Details
Dog Park at Carolina Pines Park Pets will love socializing off-leash at the fenced-in dog park at Carolina Pines Park in Raleigh, NC. This recreation area offers shade and drinking water to keep your pup cool while playing. Two separate spaces provide play areas for dogs of all abilities and elderly, infirm, small or shy dogs. See Details
Dog Park at Southern Community Park The dog park at Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill, NC, is a great place to bring Fido to play! Here, dogs can romp and socialize off-leash within a 2-acre fenced-in area. This recreation space is split into separate zones for small and large dogs. Note that parking along Dogwood Acres Drive is not permitted. See Details
Dog Park at Dorothea Dix Park Bring Fido to play with his pet companions off-leash at the dog park at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, NC! This dog recreation area is located between the Big Field and Umstead Dr. The ample space is completely fenced and divided into small and large dog sections. Fido will find helpful amenities like water stations and natural shade inside. Ensure Fido is leashed while walking in the other areas of the community park. See Details
Saving Grace Supply Company Saving Grace Supply Company is a pet-friendly shop in Raleigh, NC. Leashed dogs can join their owners inside this store which sells pet food, locally baked treats, stylish apparel, toys and other quality products for pups. Best of all, the proceeds go towards the store's shelter to help rescue and care for dogs. See Details
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books welcomes dogs of all sizes at their pet-friendly shop in Raleigh, NC. Pick out a new novel as you browse the selection of books at Quail Ridge while Fido greets the welcoming staff. See Details
Beer Study Bring Fido to Beer Study, a dog-friendly bottle shop in Chapel Hill, NC. This eclectic store features draft beer, ciders, wine and non-alcoholic beverages, plus retro video games. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome at both indoor and outdoor tables. See Details
Lynnwood Brewing Concern Lynwood Brewing Concern is an award-winning brewery in Raleigh, NC, with a dog-friendly beer garden. Enjoy a delicious brew with Fido by your side! They also have a sister restaurant next door called Wilson's Eatery if you get hungry. See Details