Dog Friendly Activities in Galveston, TX

There are 20 dog friendly activities in Galveston. 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 Galveston.

Pet Friendly BayWatch Dolphin Tours
BayWatch Dolphin Tours BayWatch Dolphin Tours is a pet-friendly, 45-minute tour of the harbor filled with dolphin sightings and fun facts about Galveston. Baywatch Dolphin Tours of Galveston is open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm. The boat departs every hour on the hour but be sure to check their website for current schedule. There is a fee per person but Fido rides for free. See Details
Pet Friendly Lindale Dog Park
Lindale Dog Park Off-leash waterfront park with separate areas for large and small dogs, plus picnic tables, benches, and a children's playground. See Details
Stewart Beach Park Leash dogs are welcomes at the family- and dog-friendly Stewart Beach Park in Galveston, TX. The park features concessions, restrooms, showers, volleyball court and much more. BBQ pits are allowed. Umbrella and chair rentals available. No alcohol, glass, or open fires. Owners must clean up after pets. See Details
East Beach Leashed dogs are welcome on East Beach and all public beaches in Galveston, TX year round. Also known as R.A. Apffel Park, the East Beach is located at the far eastern tip of the island, and features a pavilion, boardwalk with stage, restrooms, concessions and other amenities. Unlike most of Galveston’s beaches, alcohol is permitted at East Beach. See Details
Galveston Historic Ghost Houses Tour 'Galveston Historic Ghost Houses Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Al. This walking ghost tour includes a look at the historical aspects of the area, too. Leashed dogs are welcome on the tour. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $13 per person. See Details
Go Galveston Scavenger Hunt 'Go Galveston Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. Discover Galveston on a scavenger hunt with your pooch. First, receive instructions and warm up for the event. Then, depart with your dog on a tour of the sights and sounds of Galveston. Take part in fun activities and complete clues along the way. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Rates start at $22 per person. See Details
Surf Styles Surf Shop Islands best Surf Shop! We carry Maui Jim Sunglasses, Oakley, Reef flip flops, Hurley, Quiksilver, Roxy, Billabong, Volcom, O'Neill, RipCurl, Flojos, Cobian, Pali Hawaii Sandals (jesus shoes) and MUCH MUCH MORE! See Details
Kites Unlimited Leashed dogs are welcome to join shoppers at Kites Unlimited in Galveston, TX. See Details
Collector's Gallery ll We always welcome your pets. Complimentary treats are there for the taking. See Details
Strand Brass and Christmas on the Strand Leashed dogs are welcome in this family owned and operated store. They offer Carrying Tyler Candles, Tervis Tumblers, Waterford Crystal, Wimberley Jewelry, Nautical home décor and Galveston’s exclusive Bella Taylor handbag retailer. Our year-round Christmas selection includes Christopher Radko, Nativity Sets, Nautical ornaments, tropical Santas and an amazing selection of nutcrackers. You will also find a large assortment of collegiate and pet-related products. See Details
Dorothy May's Dorothy May's is a dog-friendly gift shop! Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners in the store as they shop for gifts and fashion items such as jewelry and bags. Dorothy May's is open Sunday through Thursday from 10am to 6pm, Friday from 10am to 7pm, and Saturday from 10am to 8pm. See Details
Wings Beachwear Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Wings Beachwear in Galveston. They sell an array of items, including beachwear, souvenirs, and more. Wings is open every day of the week from 8am to 11pm. See Details
Authentic Galveston Ghost Tours Authentic Galveston Ghost Tours are pet-friendly. This is a 90 minute paranormal ghost tour, where you and your pooch will learn about history and historic sites around Galveston. Leashed dogs are welcome. Tours start at 9am. See Details
Seawall Urban Park Seawall Urban Park is pet-friendly. The center of Galveston's beach activity takes place along the island's famous Seawall Boulevard. This urban park is 10 miles long and the nation's longest continuous sidewalk. Activities include running, biking, and dog walking. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Galveston Island State Park With both beach and bay sides, there are activities for every coast lover at the dog-friendly Galveston Island State Park in Texas. You and your leashed pup can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, fishing and more! Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind by their pups during a visit. The park is open daily with daily admission fees. The beachside area of the park (south of FM 3005) is closed to all visitation until further notice. The bay side (north of FM 3005) is open. See Details
Kempner Park Even though it is not a dog park, Kempner Park is a favorite with pet owners, and even includes a fun doggie fountain. Dogs must be on-leash at all times. See Details
Buster's Old Time Photos Clean pet-friendly family fun. Best old time photo experience in Galveston. See Details
Saengerfest Park Your leashed pup is welcome to join you as you play a game of chess on the large chess set, relax on the benches, and simply enjoy a fine Galveston day at Saengerfest Park. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Historic Galveston Ghost Tours Historic Galveston Ghost Tours are pet-friendly. Their guides offer a unique and rich history lesson on all that Galveston island is and was and why this special place is considered the most haunted city in the United States. Leashed dogs are welcome on the tours, as long as they don't disturb other guests. Tickets start at $15. See Details
SUP Gulf Coast SUP Gulf Coast is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch on an adventure partaking in one of the world’s fastest growing sport, stand up paddle boarding. They currently offer paddle board rentals and surf board rentals in Galveston at two locations a well as mobile delivery. SUP Gulf Coast is open every day of the week from 8:30am to 5:00pm. See Details
Nassau Bay Dog Park Small fenced dog park, but nice area for the dogs to play. Separate fenced sections for large and small dogs. See Details
Pinky's Kayak Rentals Get in touch with nature by renting a kayak or stand-up paddleboard and taking a trip down the scenic living bayou. Dogs are welcome to join you on the journey. Hourly rates start at $25 and self-guided tours cost between $40-$62. See Details
West Marine West Marine is a dog-friendly boat supply store in Kemah, TX. They supply everything you need to restore your boat to its glorious best, including anchoring, paddles, and a number of sailing items. West Marine is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm and Sunday from 9am to 7pm. See Details
Challenger 7 Memorial Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans at Challenger 7 Memorial Park, a pet-friendly park in Webster, TX. The memorial park features trails, gardens, a gazebo and a Challenger 7 Memorial. See Details