Dog Friendly Activities in Ellicott City, MD

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Ellicott City, and 105 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 Ellicott City.

Pet Friendly Worthington Dog Park
Worthington Dog Park Bring your pet to Worthington Dog Park for some off-leash fun at this 2.7-acre fenced area in Ellicott City, MD. A permit is required for use, and park closures may occur due to rain, snow or muddy conditions. Also note that water features are shut off during colder months from November to April, so remember to pack some water for Fido. See Details
Pet Friendly Patapsco Valley State Park
Patapsco Valley State Park Patapsco Valley State Park is a pet-friendly destination in Ellicott City, MD. You are welcome to bring Fido with you to enjoy hiking near the banks of the Patapsco River. With over 200 miles of trails around the park, 70 of which are identified as maintained trails, you and your leashed pup can enjoy ample hiking opportunities. Dogs are prohibited in the campground of the Hilton Area of Patapsco Valley State Park and in the Pickall Area. See Details
Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park The Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park 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 Ellicott City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park. 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
Trolley Line #9 Trail The Trolley Line #9 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 Ellicott City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Trolley Line #9 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
Cruises on the Bay by Watermark Baltimore Cruise with your four-legged friend aboard a dog-friendly yacht in Baltimore, MD with Cruises on the Bay by Watermark Baltimore. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome on most public cruises, except for special events, including extended cruises, live music cruises, City Lights Cruise, fireworks cruises, and Blue Angels & Thunderbirds cruises. Fees vary by person and tour, but Fido rides for free. See Details
Cylburn Arboretum If you love your flowers & gardens and you love Fido, this is the place for you. Pet-friendly Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore, MD has 207 acres of walking trails, grass pastures, many gardens, a mini museum and a greenhouse. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the arboretum. Humans must clean up after their canine companions. See Details
Dog Park at Maryland City Park Your pet will enjoy meeting other pups at the dog park at Maryland City Park in Laurel, MD. This fenced, off-leash area includes separate sections for large and small dogs as well as running water and benches. Pets must be leashed outside of the gated area. See Details
Black Flag Brewing Pet-friendly Black Flag Brewing is the first production brewery and taproom in Columbia, MD featuring 16 taplines. This pet-friendly brewery is a popular hangout spot where leashed dogs are welcome to join you at a table, but please note that they're not permitted at the bar seating. Food trucks are available on certain days of the week. See Details
1623 Brewing Company Fido is welcome to join you for a craft brew at the dog-friendly 1623 Brewing Company in Eldersburg, MD. This family-owned, destination brewery crafts high quality beer hosts food trucks throughout the week and live music outside during the warmer months. Flights of beer are available so you can sample several. They also have water bowls and treats available for Fido! See Details
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School is a dog-friendly attraction in Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD. Leashed dogs are welcome to walk around the grounds with you through the ropes course area. Enjoy watching visitors as they ride the zip lines and tackle the overhead ropes course through a canopy of trees. See Details
Cromwell Valley Park Cromwell Valley Park is a 380-acre natural area in Parkville, MD. This pet-friendly park is comprised of pasture, cultivated gardens, open fields, woods, hedgerows, orchards and wooded piedmont hills. The diversity of this habitat makes it an excellent area for wildlife, which you can view while walking along any of the seven hiking trails throughout the park. Please note that dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Federal Hill Park Take your leashed pet for a walk at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore, MD. This pet-friendly historic park features park bench seating, picnic areas, a playground and basketball court. Enjoy breathtaking views with Fido at this conveniently-located downtown green space. See Details
Bark Social Bark Social is the first social club for dogs and dog lovers in North Bethesda, MD. You can relax, enjoy a great beverage, and treat everyday like it’s a block party with pups! The Bethesda location is in the Pike & Rose shopping center right off Rockville Pike and the club itself includes over 25,000-sq ft where Bark Rangers patrol and supervise play and cleanup. They also have a climate-controlled clubhouse, equipped with TVs for game day, free WiFi, 20+ beers on tap, and a retail shop where you can purchase swag, treats, toys and more. Guest day passes and monthly passes are available for purchase or join the club and get access to over $1,500 in perks and discounts! See Details
Sligo Creek Trail The Sligo Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Silver Spring! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sligo Creek 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
Ellsworth Urban Dog Park Ellsworth Urban Dog Park in Silver Spring, MD consists of two separate, fully enclosed and ADA-compliant exercise areas: a small dog area (approximately 2,800 square feet) intended for dogs under 20 pounds and a large dog area (approximately 17,000 square feet) intended for healthy, well-socialized dogs over 20 pounds. Each enclosure includes a drinking fountain, hose bib or quick coupler connection, artificial turf play mound, benches, shared shade structure, trash receptacles, and a variety of surface materials. See Details
Bark Social Bark Social is the first social club for dogs and dog lovers in Baltimore, MD. You can relax, enjoy a great beverage, and treat everyday like it’s a block party with pups! The Baltimore location is in the Canton neighborhood right off Boston St and the club itself includes over 15,000-sq ft where Bark Rangers patrol and supervise play and cleanup. They also have a climate-controlled clubhouse, equipped with TVs for game day, free WiFi, 20+ beers on tap, and a retail shop, Frankie's House, where you can purchase swag, treats, toys and more. Guest day passes and monthly passes are available for purchase or join the club and get access to over $1,500 in perks and discounts! See Details
Locust Point Dog Park at Latrobe Park Pets can enjoy some off-leash exercise at Locust Point Dog Park, located at Latrobe Park in Baltimore, MD. This fully-fenced park features artificial turf, trees, rock outcroppings and a water slide for thrill-loving pups. While there are not separate areas for small and large dogs, the park is reserved for small and senior dogs every day from 9am to 10am and 3pm to 4pm. Please remember to clean up after your pets. See Details
Dr. Bruce Morley Dog Playground Dr. Bruce Morley Dog Playground, located at the 4.6-acre Leo E. Wilson Community Park, is an off-leash area for pups in Laurel, MD. A membership is required to access the dog park and can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation office at the Laurel Municipal Center. There are separate fenced sections for both small and large dogs as well as a canine water fountain, shade, benches, grass, and trees. See Details
Howard's Park Dog Park Located in the historic Mount Vernon & Seton Hill neighborhoods of Baltimore, MD, Howard's Park Dog Park features separate areas for large and small dogs. The community is required to clean, organize and maintain the dog park. See Details
BARC Park at Hannah More Park Your dog will go wild for BARC Park at Hannah More Park in Reisterstown, MD. This fenced, off-leash dog park includes separate areas for small and large pets. An annual fee is required, so be sure to check the city website prior to visiting with Fido. See Details