Dog Friendly Activities in Front Royal, VA

There are 7 dog friendly activities in Front Royal. 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 Front Royal.

Pet Friendly Shenandoah National Park Skyline Drive
Shenandoah National Park Skyline Drive Bring Fido on this dog-friendly, scenic byway that stretches 105 miles from its northern entrance at Front Royal to its southern entrance near Waynesboro. Skyline Drive is the scenic roadway that takes you through the park. There are four entrances into Shenandoah National Park and numerous gateway communities that offer services, including dining and lodging. The legendary Shenandoah Valley lies between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east, the Allegheny Mountains to the west, the Potomac River to the north, and the Roanoke Valley to the south. It encompasses vibrant small cities, rural hamlets, mountains, rivers, national forests and state parks as well as the national park. See Details
Pet Friendly Warren County Dog Park
Warren County Dog Park Open to any dogs who are licensed and up to date on shots. Owners should review park rules before going. See Details
Front Royal Outdoors Front Royal Outdoors is pet-friendly. You and your pooch can rent a canoe together and enjoy a smooth river ride together. Offering canoe, kayak, fishing kayaks, rafts, stand-up paddle boards, and tube trips on the South Fork of the legendary Shenandoah River. With a variety of different river excursions to choose from, there's plenty to keep you and your pooch busy on the beach. Front Royal Outdoors is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 6pm and Saturday to Sunday from 7am to 7pm. See Details
Rockland Park Rockland Park is pet-friendly. Formerly known as the Fishnet Property, this 219-acre park includes walking trails, a large playground structure, an 18-hole disc golf course, two large picnic shelters, outdoor fitness equipment, and parking areas. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails, as long as they are cleaned up after. The park is open every day of the week from 7am to 8pm. See Details
Saga Meadery & Winery Saga Meadery & Winery is a dog-friendly bar in Front Royal, VA where Fido is welcome to join you for a drink at an outside table. You can enjoy a glass of mead or try a flight of house brews, local Virginia wines, hard ciders or mead slushies. Stop by after a hike along the Shenandoah River and ask how you can join the Mead Club! See Details
Shenandoah National Park Shenandoah National Park offers 500 miles of trails, all but 20 of which are dog-friendly. Travel along the Skyline Drive National Scenic Byway from Front Royal to Waynesboro, stop at one of the 75 scenic overlooks, and enjoy the abundance of nature at this paradise in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Pets are allowed in the park, but must be kept on a six-foot leash, or otherwise confined, at all times. Pets are allowed on most trails in the park, with the exception of a few heavily used trails. Pets are allowed in the campgrounds. See Details
Snead Farm Loop Snead Farm Loop is pet-friendly. This moderate trek is a 3-mile circuit up to a barn and lookout point in Shenandoah National Park. The best time to visit is during fall when the trees change a variety of colors. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Three Fox Vineyards Three Fox Vineyards is a dog-friendly winery in Delaplane, VA. Fido is welcome to their tasting room and vineyard, and will even be offered water and treats. Here you will find fantastic and affordable tours, tastings, and pairings. Their four season deck provides the north and west views of the property overlooking Crooked Run Creek and the rolling hills. See Details
Barrel Oak Winery & Farm Taphouse Barrel Oak Winery & Farm Taphouse is a beautiful family-owned winery in Delaplane, VA, that welcomes dogs with open arms. They say that Barrel Oaks Winery stands for "BOW" (as in bow wow!), and they even have wines named after their dogs! It is a great place to tour the countryside with your dog, or sit on their pet-friendly patio and enjoy wines and cheeses while making new friends. See Details
Shenandoah National Park Shenandoah National Park in Luray, VA offers 500 miles of trails, all but 20 of which are dog friendly. Travel along the Skyline Drive National Scenic Byway from Front Royal to Waynesboro, stop at one of the 75 scenic overlooks, and enjoy the abundance of nature at this paradise in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on Hawksbill Loop, a circuit hike to Shenandoah’s highest peak. The viewing platform on top of Hawksbill offers a magnificent 360-degree view of the Shenandoah Valley, the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the Virginia Piedmont. See Details
Aspen Dale Winery at the Barn Aspen Dale Winery at the Barn is a dog-friendly winery in Delaplane, VA. They produce award-winning wines on a working farm, complete with horses, goats, and chickens, and surrounded by fields, wetlands, and fish ponds. Leashed dogs are welcome on the property. Call ahead for seasonal hours. See Details
Quievremont Wine Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Quievremont Wine in Washington, Virginia. This pet-friendly farm and winery allows leashed pups to hang out while their owners taste the selection of red and white wine created in the French style available at this picturesque winery. See Details
Death Ridge Brewery Death Ridge Brewery is pet-friendly. This warm and welcoming spot in the Virginia countryside is a great place to spend an afternoon with your best friend. Leashed, friendly pets are always welcome to roam with their owners around the expansive property to see if they can sniff out any artifacts left by the former Civil War camp on the property. Dogs are also invited to play off-leash at the brewery’s fenced Grrowler Park. Dogs can grab a drink from the self-filling stainless steel water bowls on each side of the building. Death Ridge Brewery is open Wednesday to Thursday from 4pm to 8pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 11am to 7pm. See Details
Hawksbill Brewing Co. Hawksbill Brewing Co. is Luray's original craft brewery and is a popular hangout for dogs and humans alike. The dog-firendly brewery features several beers on regular rotation. Pilot recipes and seasonal beers are frequently on tap as well. Leashed dogs are welcome at this bar. Enjoy a nice bite to eat from one of the visiting food trucks. See Details
Family Drive-In Theatre Pet Friendly drive-in movie theatre. 2 screens, shows first run movies and double/triple features. Dogs get biscuits or treats at the theatre ticketbooth when they come with their families to attend a movie. Theatre holds pet events when movies are dog/cat oriented. (For example a Bark For Life fund raiser for the American Cancer Society was held during the movie: Cats and Dogs 2, rencently). Each Halloween the theatre encourages pets to come in costume for prizes. See Details
State Arboretum of Virginia Leashed dogs are welcome at the State Arboretum of Virginia. There are several trails, two small lakes, beautiful meadows, a picnic area, and lots of open areas to explore. Located just off route 50 going West from Washington, past Middleburg. See Details
Magnolia Vineyards Magnolia Vineyards is pet-friendly. They refer to themselves as a Mom & Pop, small production, boutique winery. Producing 750 cases per year, their goal is to offer wines carefully crafted in traditional European styles. Enjoy cheese pairings and a wander around areas of the vineyard with your leashed pup. Magnolia Vineyards is open Friday through Sunday from 11:30am to 5:30pm. See Details
The Appalachian Trail The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, also known as the AT, is the most famous hiking trail in the United States and sections of it are pet-friendly. Although the address we've listed is in Virginia, you can gain access to the trail from numerous spots along the way. The trail leads from Springer Mountain in Georgia all the way up to Mount Katahdin in Maine, totaling 2,181 miles in length. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted along the following sections of the AT: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee and North Carolina, Bear Mountain State Park, and Baxter State Park. If you don't fancy an extended hike, then you can jump on a section of the trail for a day hike. For those planning on staying for a while, it's important to plan your trip appropriately and pack provisions for you and your pooch. See Details
Mary’s Rock from Meadow Spring Mary’s Rock from Meadow Spring is pet-friendly. Experienced two- and four-legged hikers can tackle this 2.8-mile trail leading up to the summit of Mary's Rock and a beautiful view of Virginia’s section of Appalachia. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Hawksbill Brewing Co. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in the beer garden at Hawksbill Brewing Co. in Luray, Virginia. This pet-friendly brewery is a great spot to hang out with Fido when the sun's out. They offer stouts, porters, brown ales, IPAs, and cream ales on regular rotation, along with a number of other beers that appear seasonally. Hawksbill Brewing Co. is open Thursday to Friday from 4pm to 8pm, Saturday from 12pm to 8pm, and Sunday from 1pm to 6pm. See Details
Downriver Canoe Company Book a dog-friendly, paddle camping trip or a one-day short trip for a great way to tour the Shenandoah Valley with Downriver Canoe Company in Bentonville. They maintain a primitive campground in a spectacular riverside setting called Golden Rock Campground. It is located right at Compton Rapid, the midpoint of the two-day river trips. The facility provides fresh water, portable toilets, picnic tables, and fire pit grills, but no showers or hot water. Tent camping is allowed. The campground is restricted to canoeists on two-day river trips on weekends during May and June. During July, August, September, and October, canoeists taking single day river trips with Downriver Canoe Company are eligible to stay in the campground. Dogs ride free and are allowed on all watercraft except rafts. See Details
West Oaks Farm Market West Oaks Farm Market is a dog-friendly year-round market in Winchester, VA. Leashed dogs are welcome to accompany you in the retail store. The market sells fresh produce, meats, baked and canned goods, deli products, gifts, beer, wine, and more. See Details
Winchester Dog Park at Jim Barnett Park Your pet will go wild for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced Winchester dog park. Membership is required. Visitor passes are available. Visit the website for information on registration. See Details
Dancing Dog Natural Market Our passion is providing natural solutions for your four-legged family members. We have chosen only the finest human-grade pet food, treats, vitamins and supplements and essential oils for your furry family members to live a long healthy life. The essential oils and some of the treats can be enjoyed by the whole family. We look forward to your visit!

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