Dog Friendly Activities in Fairhope, AL

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Fairhope, and 35 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 Fairhope.

Pet Friendly Fairhope Dog Park
Fairhope Dog Park The Fairhope Dog Park is an off–leash park located in the Fairhope Municipal Sporting Park / Volanta Sports Complex. The park is a joint effort between the Fairhope Dog Park Coalition and the City of Fairhope. The 2-acre park consists of two sections, one for small and the other for large dogs. Each section has watering stations, benches, waste bags and collection stations. Dog owners who use the park are ask to abide by the dog park rules which are posted at the entrance of the park. See Details
Pet Friendly USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Battleship Memorial Park has a pet-friendly memorial area for you to visit with your dog. This amazing retired battleship is home to a statue that commemorates the dogs who have helped the armed forces over the years. The park is open daily and there is an admission fee. See Details
Fort Gaines Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island, AL. The famous phrase, “Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead," was first shouted by Admiral Farragut during the Battle of Mobile Bay at this very spot. The fort has original cannons, a blacksmith shop, kitchens, a museum, gift shop, and tunnels. Leashed dogs are welcome at this pet-friendly site, and you must clean up after them. Fort Gaines is open every day of the week and there is a fee to enter the park. See Details
Dauphin Island Beach Dogs on a leash are allowed on the public beach year round. The public beach near the Red School House and the old fishing pier is the largest area on Dauphin Island set aside for dogs and their owners to romp and play on the sand and in the surf. There are at least a couple of miles of beach there, and with Sand Island now connected to Dauphin Island, there is another three miles of undeveloped beach jutting out into the Gulf on that barrier island. Though dogs are allowed at Dauphin Island's primary public beach and at the Dauphin Island Campground, dogs are not allowed at the West End Beach Park on the Island's extreme west end. See Details
Audubon Bird Sanctuary Leashed dogs are allowed on the trails at Audubon Bird Sanctuary. The dog-friendly Sanctuary consists of 137 acres with three miles of trails among the maritime forest, marshes, and dunes, a lake, a swamp, and a beach. It is located at the Eastern end of Dauphin Island, a 14 mile-long barrier island situated off the Alabama Gulf Coast. See Details
Gulf State Park Gulf State Park is a dog-friendly park in Gulf Shores, AL, featuring 25 miles of paved trails for walking or biking. Rent a bike from the camp store. Dogs are welcome in most areas of the park as long as the dog is on a leash. Bike and horseback riding trails may not allow dogs for safety reasons. Dogs are not allowed in stores, food service areas, bathhouse, pool or swimming areas. Dogs can not be left unattended and will be confiscated if left in a hot car more than 30 minutes. See Details
Meaher State Park Dogs are welcome in most parks as long as the dog is on a leash. Bike and horseback riding trails may not allow dogs for safety reasons. Dogs are not allowed in stores, food service areas, bathhouse, pool or swimming areas. Dogs can not be left unattended and will be confiscated if left in a hot car more than 30 minutes.
This 1,327-acre park is situated in the wetlands of Mobile Bay and is a day-use, picnicking and scenic park with modern camping hook-ups for overnight visitors. Meaher’s boat ramp and fishing pier will appeal to every fisherman. A self-guided walk on two nature trails includes a boardwalk with an up-close view of the beautiful Mobile Delta.
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Historic Blakeley State Park Historic Blakeley State Park in Spanish Fort, AL, is a pristine, dog-friendly, 2100-acre park that preserves the sites of Alabama's largest Civil War battle and other historic sites. The park is a stop on the Alabama Gulf Coastal Birding Trail and the Civil War Discovery Trail. Leashed dogs are welcome on the 12 miles of trails. There is a fee for entry. See Details
HopHounds Brew Pub & Dog Park HopHounds Brew Pub & Dog Park is located in downtown Mobile Alabama. This membership-based dog park is home to plenty of things for you and your pet to enjoy! Before you stay and play, bring along vet records for your pet's safety. See Details
Public Safety Memorial Park Dogs are welcome to run off-leash at this dog park with separate small and large dog areas, fencing, benches, trash receptacles and dog drinking fountains. Public Safety Memorial Park Dog Park is open daily from dawn to dusk. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Bass Pro Shops in Spanish Fort is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch with you to enjoy some outdoor supply shopping. Bass Pro Shops is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 8pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details
Chickasabogue Park Chickasabogue Park is a 1100-acre outdoor recreation facility and wildlife refuge with over 17 miles of trails and a dog-friendly campground. See Details
Barnes and Noble Barnes and Noble is pet-friendly. Bring your dog with you to sniff out the latest bestseller from the shelves. Barnes and Noble is open Monday through Saturday from 10:30am to 6:00pm and Sunday from 11:30am to 6:00pm. See Details
Mobile Botanical Gardens Adjacent to Langan Park, the Mobile Botanical Gardens boasts a 100-acre site of cultivated gardens, woodland trails, and a longleaf pine forest. The Gardens are dedicated to preserving the native plantings and to educating the community about gardening and plantlife. Dogs are permitted to roam the grounds as long as they remain on their leashes and their owners clean up after them. See Details
Municipal (Langan) Park/Municipal Ball Park Spacious park with numerous paved walkways that welcomes leashed dogs. Plenty of shade, benches, swings, and many other amenities. Adjacent to the Mobile Museum of Art and close to the Mobile Botanical Gardens. See Details
Geri Moulton Children's Park This large sculpture park on the grounds of USA Children's and Women's Hospital has extensive paved walking trails in a wooded setting that welcome leashed dogs. See Details
Alabama Outdoors Alabama Outdoors is pet-friendly. Established in 1975, Alabama Outdoors was one of the first stores of its kind in the area at the time. This popular outdoor store provides the highest quality outdoor gear, including apparel, shoes, and equipment for outdoor activities ranging from climbing to hiking. Alabama Outdoors is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Cool Shots Selfie Museum Cool Shots Selfie Museum is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are always welcome to join their owners inside this immersive museum to snap funky pics for the gram in a variety of settings. The best day to bring your pooch is on Dog Daze, which are held on Sundays. Bring your pooch for some great photos. Don't forget to take a bathroom break before you enter and only bring dogs who don't mind being around other people and lots of bright lights. Adult tickets start at $27. Cool Shots Selfie Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Mobile Bay Ferry Mobile Bay Ferry offers pet-friendly transportation across Mobile Bay. The ferry takes visitors and their vehicles from Dauphin Island to Fort Morgan in Gulf Shores, AL. Fido is welcome on board, but dogs must be leashed when not inside a vehicle. Mobile Bay Ferry has restrictions on vehicle length and will not operate in poor weather. Please see their website for pricing and schedule details. See Details
Foley Dog Park The Foley Dog Park is located adjacent to the Rose Trail and south of the US Post Office on US 98 in Foley. The dog-friendly park includes a fenced area divided into separate sections for big and small dogs. Thirty trees have been planted to grow a canopy of shade within the fenced-in area of the park. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. See Details
Serda Brewing Serda Brewing is pet-friendly. This little brewery serves up a variety of beers, including porters, pilsner and IPA. Pups are welcome inside or on the outdoor patio. Hungry hounds can fill up with something from one of the visiting food trucks, enjoy a snack from the bar or bring their own food with them. Serda Brewing is open Monday through Wednesday from 4pm to 9pm, Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday from 4pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
May Day Park On the shore of Mobile Bay is dog-friendly May Day Park, located in Daphne, AL. Fido will enjoy stretching his legs on a walk around this waterfront park and pier. Opened in 1887 and a festival site for over 60 years, May Day Park is a popular spot for dog walkers and families looking to spend time outdoors. You will find an expanse of grass, a boardwalk path through the trees, as well as beach access alongside the pier with views out across the bay. Alligators and snakes can be seen at this location so it is important to keep Fido close to you at all times. See Details
Gulf Shores Dog Park The City of Gulf Shores Dog Park features a large fenced in green space to accommodate both small and large dogs. Seating, waste bag stations and water for pets are provided. See Details
Daphne Dog Park Great off leash dog park with divided small and large dog areas! Well maintained by the city of Daphne. Clean porta-potties, water fountains for people and pets. See Details