Dog Friendly Activities in Frisco, CO

There are 8 dog friendly activities in Frisco. 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 Frisco.

Pet Friendly Wheeler Lakes Trail
Wheeler Lakes Trail Wheeler Lakes Trail is a 6.6 mile is a dog-friendly hike in White River National Forest near Frisco, CO. This out-and-back route crosses the Gore Range Trail and leads hikers through the Eagles Nest Wilderness. Plan to hike between July and October for the very best conditions. Due to the trail passing through a wilderness area, Fido must be kept on a leash. See Details
Pet Friendly Ten Mile Canyon Recpath
Ten Mile Canyon Recpath Dog-friendly Ten Mile Canyon Recpath 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 Frisco! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Ten Mile Canyon Recpath. 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
Uneva Pass Trail Dog-friendly Uneva Pass Trail is an 18.3-mile out-and-back route near Frisco, CO. Located within White River National Forest, the trail should take 10 hours to complete with Fido. With the exception of wilderness areas, your four-legged hiking companion can run and explore leash-free. See Details
Meadow Creek Trail Meadow Creek Trail is a dog-friendly, 9-mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. Once reaching the trailhead in Frisco, CO, you may go one of two directions. If you choose the all-day, strenuous hike to Eccles Pass you will need a leash for Fido as it goes through the Wilderness area. The other option is to head towards Lily Pad Lakes, which is a short, pleasant hike with beautiful views. See Details
Searle Pass Trail Searle Pass Trail near Firsco, CO is a 15.4 mile dog-friendly hike in White River National Forest that will take about 10 hours to complete with Fido. Your dog is permitted to explore off-leash in some areas, and will delight in the tall grass along this trail. The best time of year for this hike is between June and October. Hikers should carry water and be prepared for changeable weather. See Details
Skijoring at Frisco Nordic Center Skijoring at Frisco Nordic Center is a dog-friendly class which introduces you and your pup to this fun winter sport. Being held in Frisco, CO, you and your energetic dog will learn a sport that originated in Scandinavia and is now a popular cross-country skiing activity! In order to participate, Fido must be in good health and able to peacefully tolerate a group situation. Human participants must have intermediate cross-country skiing skills. Visit the Frisco Nordic Center website for upcoming dates. See Details
Breckenridge "BreckConnect" Gondola Give Fido the chance to see the world from above on the Breckenridge "BreckConnect" Gondola. The Gondola is free to ride for both people and pets and runs from mid-June through mid-September, and all of ski season. BreckConnect glides over a wildlife preserve and to the top of Peak 8 in the Rocky Mountains, making several stops along the way. Leashed dogs are allowed on the Gondola and can explore the base of Peaks 7 and 8. The Breckenridge Gondola is in operation from 8am to 5pm. Parking fees may vary throughout the year. See Details
Bighorn Park Off Leash Dog Area Pets are welcome to play in this beautiful dog-friendly space in East Vail, CO. One of only two parks in the Town of Vail with a designated off-leash program, it is a haven for Fido. Let your pup enjoy running across wide open grassy fields before cooling off in the small pond. See Details
Vail Nature Center When visiting Vail, CO, take some time out of your day to visit the dog-friendly Vail Nature Center. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the grounds of the Nature Center with you. The Center offers a wide variety of programs and tours. Sometimes the naturalists there will even schedule a special dog hike! See Details
McCullough Gulch Trail McCullough Gulch Trail is a dog-friendly 2.8 mile hike in White River National Forest near Breckenridge, CO, that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Approximately 1.6 miles into this hike you will come across the turquoise Upper Blue Reservoir and the nearby falls. At this point hikers may choose to turn back or continue upward another 1.2 miles above the timberline. Should you decide to continue on this second part of the hike be sure to bring a topographic map and go on a cloudless day. See Details
Sniktau Mountain Trail Dog-friendly Sniktau Mountain Trail near Dillon, CO is a 4 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest. This out-and-back trail is considered a challenging route which will take 2 to 3 hours to complete with Fido. Dogs must be leashed when accompanying you on the trail. See Details
Watrous Gulch Trail Watrous Gulch Trail in Silver Plume, CO, is a 4-mile, pet-friendly hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. You and your dog will enjoy this uncrowded trail that takes you through a forest before emerging from the timberline at Watrous Creek. The trail continues on a moderate incline into fields of grass and wildflowers. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Broken Compass Brewing Fido is welcome inside Broken Compass Brewing, a dog-friendly brewery in Breckenridge, CO. A popular local spot for beer enthusiasts and their canines, your pup is likely to meet four-legged friends while accompanying you inside or at an outdoor table. Food isn't available, but patrons can order from a local restaurant and have it delivered. See Details
Lionshead Village Lionshead Village offers plenty of space to walk Fido in Vail, CO. This dog-friendly outdoor space is dotted with businesses and restaurants, some of which welcome Fido. See Details
Chihuahua Lake Trail Even the biggest of big dogs will love this 6.1 mile hike in the White River National Forest that is named after the mighty Chihuahua. Located near Dillon, CO, this dog-friendly trail is steep, but it also criss-crosses a stream several times so you can catch your breath while Fido cools off. There are also several small ponds along the way, which are a great spot to pause for a picnic. See Details
Carter Dog Park Carter Dog Park is a fully-fenced area within Carter Park in Breckenridge, CO. Visit this small 1-acre park to allow Fido time to exercise, socialize and enjoy leash-free play. There is no fee to enter the park. Waste stations are provided. See Details
Crystal Lake Trail Dog-friendly Crystal Lake Trail near Breckenridge, CO is an 8-mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. If you go in June though September, wildflowers will be in full bloom as you cross the alpine meadow at 10,400 feet, making for a truly beautiful hike. Fido will also appreciate the creek that criss-crosses the trail along the way, providing lots of opportunities for him to cool off along the way. Directions: From I-70 take Exit 203, Frisco/Breckenridge, and travel south on HWY 9 through Frisco and to Breckenridge. Continue 2.3 miles south on HWY 9 past Breckenridge and turn right onto Spruce Creek Rd (County Rd 800). Take left turns at the forks for approximately 1.8 miles until you come to the Spruce Creek Trailhead. If you do not have 4WD you can park at the trailhead and walk up the road OR continue driving and at the first junction turn right onto Crystal Creek Road (FDR 803). This is a 4WD road that will take you to Lower Crystal Lake. Motorized travel is prohibited beyond Lower Crystal Lake. See Details
Boreas Pass Road Boreas Pass Road 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 Breckenridge! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boreas Pass. 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 See Details
Stephens Park (West Vail Dog Park) Stephens Park in West Vail, CO is a dog-friendly grassy area and a haven for Fido. Also known as West Vail Dog Park, it is one of only two parks in the Town of Vail with a designated off-leash program. Visitors should note that the park is not fenced and dogs must be under voice control when running freely. The park sits alongside Gore Creek which allows Fido and friends an opportunity to play and cool off in the water. See Details
Maryland Creek Park Maryland Creek Park in Silverthorne, CO, is pet friendly. Silverthorne's newest and largest park boasts over 20 acres to explore with your pooch. The park is located at the entrance to the Summit Sky Ranch neighborhood along Highway 9. The dedicated dog park is fenced-in, so your pooch can play off the leash after wandering around the trails located around the park which connect to the Gore Range Trail. See Details
Spruce Creek Trail to Mohawk Lake Trail Spruce Creek Trail to Mohawk Lake Trail is a dog-friendly hiking route near Breckenridge, CO. This 8.4 mile trail offers a variety of scenery as it climbs through lodgepole, spruce and fir forests and eventually to Lower Mohawk Lake. Beyond the lake the trail continues a short distance to Upper Mohawk Lake where you can enjoy views of Mt. Helen and the rugged southern section of the Tenmile Range. See Details
Mayflower Gulch Trail Mayflower Gulch Trail near Copper Mountain, CO is dog friendly. Allow your leashed canine companion to hike alongside you on a trail which leads through a spruce and fir forest before coming out into open alpine terrain at some old mining cabins. At this point you'll be able to view the upper part of Mayflower Gulch. Wildflowers can be seen blooming in the summer months. See Details
High Country Dogs If you’d like to give skijoring a try, Louisa Morrissey of High Country Dogs, offers private, dog-friendly lessons and workshops at area resorts in Colorado. Start with an indoor session on training tips and dog care before heading out on the snow for a hands-on lesson on basic commands and techniques, fun for all vacationers! Check out their website or Facebook page for more information. See Details
Booth Falls and Lake Trail Booth Falls is a popular dog-friendly trail in White River National Forest. When visiting Vail, CO, with Fido, the hike up this 60-foot waterfall is a must. It's not easy by any means, but the views are worth the uphill climb. Wander with your pooch through aspen groves until you reach Booth Creek, which you can follow together to Booth Creek Falls. Hikers can enjoy shady spots along the route, some water crossings, and admire wildflowers during the blooming season. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details