Dog Friendly Activities in Elk Rapids, MI

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Elk Rapids, and 32 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 Elk Rapids.

Pet Friendly Short's Brewing Company Production Facility
Short's Brewing Company Production Facility Short's Brewing Company Production Facility is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their beer-loving owners at its seating area, which is outside the Facility. Draft and to go Short's brews and Starcut Ciders area available. Dog owners can play a yard game, grab a bite to eat from a food truck or sit back and relax alongside their furry friend. Short's Brewing Company Production Facility is open Sunday through Friday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Wags West Dog Park
Wags West Dog Park Traverse City's first off-leash dog park has been a great success and instantly one of Traverse City's most visited parks. Please come visit at the corner of Division St. and Bay St, near Grandview Parkway. The park is equipped with two fenced areas, one for large dogs, one for small. There are several doggie bags and trash cans available as well as benches. Currently there are no water facilities within the fenced area but a hose is close by. See Details
Silver Lake Dog Park Unknown by many, this hidden gem of a dog park is located in the Silver Lake Recreation area off N. East Silver Lake Road. The park has a nice sized fenced in area both for small dog and large dogs (separated). In the fall of 2013 we held the "soft opening" of our new fenced dog park. In 2014 look for further improvements to this park, including a water source. Poop bags available on location - please pick up after your pup. See Details
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons The Village melds old-world, historic charm with cosmopolitan vitality. It is a strong, thriving economic center and diverse, multi-generational residential community. A place to live, work, play, shop, dine and explore. The Village allows dogs in the Mercato and many of the merchants keep treats behind the counter. There are also wonderful hiking trails that are perfect for dogs. See Details
Traverse Area Recreation Trail (TART) The Traverse Area Recreation Trail (TART) 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 Traverse City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Traverse Area Recreation Trail (TART). 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
Mission Point Lighthouse Park & Beach Mission Point Lighthouse has been a Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula icon for decades. Located at the north end of a picturesque drive along M-37 through cherry orchards and vineyards, Mission Point Lighthouse stands as a classic piece of Michigan history. Mission Point Lighthouse Park & Beach is pet-friendly and any pet under control can be off-leash too for responsible pet owners. The trails and beach are dog-friendly but dogs are not allowed in the lighthouse. See Details
Mari Vineyards The patio at Mari Vineyards is dog-friendly and offers stunning views across East Bay. Sit back and relax on the spacious patio with a glass of vino or try a range of delicious wines with your friends in a group tasting. Charcuterie is also available for purchase. See Details
Leelanau Trail The Leelanau 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 Traverse City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Leelanau 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
The Hippie Tree Leashed dogs are welcome. The tree received its nickname because of the spiritual visitors (hippies, as they were called by locals) who would come to this spot for enlightenment. After receiving visions, these artists would then paint on the bark of the tree in bright, neon paint. The address listed is for Greenspire School which is adjacent to the trail. From the trailhead, take the first right and you will proceed up a large hill into a clearing. The next left will lead you down to the Hippie Tree. See Details
Clinch Park Leashed pets are welcome. Clinch Park has picnic tables, bike racks, TART Trail access, lifeguards (mid-June - August) snack bar ,and restrooms. See Details
Beitner Park Dogs are welcome in the Beitner Park as long as they are leashed. There are 5 miles of trails to explore in the adjacent Nature Education Reserve. See Details
Leelanau Trail The Leelanau 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 Suttons Bay! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Leelanau 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
Left Foot Charley Leashed pets are welcome on the patio. Left Foot Charley is a winery like no other. In lieu of the single estate model, LFC is a collection of grape and apple growers located throughout Northern Michigan dedicated to growing fruit for our wine and cider. Located in the urban setting of the former Traverse City State Hospital campus known as The Village, LFC creates an array of balanced white wine, red wine, and hard cider. Every bottle tells the story of the farm, the vintage and the winemaker's dream of sharing it all with you. See Details
Mission Point Lighthouse & Park Mission Point Lighthouse is surrounded by five acres of wooded Township land and hundreds of acres of State land, all with miles of trails. The trails at Mission Point Lighthouse can be enjoyed by anyone; from the avid hiker to a leisurely family day hike. Fat tire and mountain bikers, folks on horses use the trails too, as well as folks with friendly pets. See Details
Christmas Cove Beach Christmas Cove Beach is pet-friendly. Leashed pups are welcome on the pebbles and to enjoy a paddle in the shallow waters. See Details
Boardman Lake Trail Leashed dogs are welcome. The 3-mile heavily wooded trail wraps along the eastern and northern boundaries of Boardman Lake. See Details
Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park Leashed dogs are welcome but not allowed on the beach. The park is only two miles from downtown Traverse City, one of the most popular resort towns in Michigan. The campground is open year-round with heated restrooms. See Details
Tabone Vineyards Tabone Vineyards is pet-friendly. Located in Traverse City, this family-owned winery offers wines in small batches, including Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and more. Leashed dogs are welcome outside. Tabone Vineyards is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 6pm and Friday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm. See Details
Tandem Ciders Tandem Ciders is a dog-friendly cidery in Suttons Bay, MI. Bring your pooch along to try some crisp apple cider in beautiful surroundings. Hang out on the outdoor tables and enjoy the sunshine with your pooch by your side. Don't forget to sample the many drinks available from this Suttons Bay cidery. See Details
Suttons Bay Ciders Suttons Bay Ciders is pet-friendly. Dogs must remain on leashes and guests must pick up after their pets while on the cidery grounds. There is a friendly cidery dog named Gordie who will greet your pooch outside. They are open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 7pm and Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Bowers Harbor Vineyards Bowers Harbor Vineyards is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to this Traverse City winery and enjoy an afternoon of fine wine and a great atmosphere. Leashed dogs are welcome in the outdoor areas to enjoy great views through the trees. They are open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 6pm and Friday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm. See Details
Bonobo Winery Bonobo Winery is pet-friendly. Relax on the back patio, drink some wine and spend quality time with the pup. Bonobo Winery is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 6pm and Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Jacob's Farm Experience Jacob’s Farm, a 40-acre farm that welcomes dogs in the life-sized corn maze in the Fall. See Details
The Mitten Brewing Company-Northport With a welcoming bar setting, a covered outdoor patio featuring a ginormous stone fireplace, and backyard bier garden, Mitten Northport is the perfect place to enjoy​ a brew with man's best friend. The dog-friendly brewery is open Thursday-Sunday. See Details