Dog Friendly Activities in Gatlinburg, TN

There are 19 dog friendly activities in Gatlinburg. 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 Gatlinburg.

Pet Friendly Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
Gatlinburg SkyLift Park Take a ride with Fido to the top of the mountain at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, a pet-friendly attraction in Tennessee. The only way to access the top of the mountain with your dog is via the yellow SkyLift chairs, and Fido is welcome as long as he is well-behaved, leashed at all times, and held on to by his owner. When you get to the top, stroll along the bridge which offers great views across the Tennessee landscape. See Details
Pet Friendly Sugarlands Distilling Company
Sugarlands Distilling Company Sugarlands Distilling Company in Gatlinburg, TN, is a dog-friendly industrial moonshine maker. This great spot offers indoor and outdoor tours, tastings, and even live music events for you and Fido to enjoy. As there's no food prepared on the premises, you can bring them inside and out to enjoy the festivities and the numerous spirits available, including moonshine, whiskey, and twists on classics like root beer. See Details
The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum Featuring more than 20,000 sets of salt and pepper shakers from around the world, The Salt and Pepper Museum in Gatlinburg, TN, is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they wander through the unique collection. The Museum has had dogs, cats, parrots, and iguanas visit in the past. Please call or check the website for current hours of operation. See Details
Gatlinburg Trail The Gatlinburg Trail is one of only two pet-friendly trails in the Great Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, TN. The trail is nearly two miles long one-way. It is quite flat and runs through a forested area. The trail offers nice views of the Little Pigeon River, and it runs over a bridge as well. Historians will enjoy the foundations and chimneys of several old homesites along the way. See Details
Tennessee Cider Company Tennessee Cider Company is pet-friendly. Gatlinburg’s first true Cidery, located in the heart of downtown, the Old General Store stocks locally made Ciders and wet goods made by great local folks. This cidery is open every day of the week from 10am to 11pm. See Details
The Village Shops Located next to the famous Pancake Pantry and Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen, The Village is a collection of 27 unique specialty stores in the heart of Gatlinburg, TN. The wooded outdoor areas around the shops are great for taking Fido for a stroll. Be sure to stop by the pet-friendly Simply Animals store to pick up a toy or treat for your pet. Dogs should remain leashed and under your control at all times while roaming through The Village. See Details
Ole Smoky Moonshine Ole Smoky Moonshine in Gatlinburg, TN, is pet-friendly. The distinct smell of cooking and fermenting grains takes over your senses at this true moonshine experience. Here, you’ll see authentic-working moonshine stills and take in the entire process. The eager distillers like to visit with folks. They’ll be glad to answer your questions about the history and lore of moonshining in East Tennessee. After you see, smell and hear about the process, treat yourself to $5 samplings of our homegrown shine. See Details
Great Smoky Mountains National Park The Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers two trails that are dog friendly: Gatlinburg Trail (a 1.9 mile hike from the Sugarland Visitor Center to the outskirts of Gatlinburg, TN) and the Oconaluftee River Trail (a 1.5 mile hike from the Oconaluftee Visitor Center to the outskirts of Cherokee, NC). Please note that dogs are not permitted on any other trails within the park. Dogs are allowed in the campgrounds, picnic areas, and along roads, but must be kept on a leash at all times. As with most parks, your pets should be well-behaved and you should always clean up after them. See Details
Byrd's Famous Cookies Byrd's Famous Cookies is a dog-friendly gourmet food and snack shop in Gatlinburg, TN. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you browse their selection of cookies, biscuits, crackers, and gift tins. Be sure to try the Scotch Oatmeal cookies, because they helped to get the business off the ground in 1924. See Details
Gatlinburg Dog Park Gatlinburg Dog Park in Gatlinburg, TN is a fenced off-leash area for Fido. The grassy park has two separate areas for large and small dogs, benches, shade, and convenient pet waste stations. See Details
The Soft Shirt Place by Simplistic Geek The Soft Shirt Place by Simplistic Geek is pet-friendly. They offer a unique selection of super soft t-shirts and apparel for the person that likes to stand out from the crowd. Leashed dogs are welcome inside to help you sniff out the coolest garments on offer. They are open Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 6:00pm, Saturday from 11:30am to 9:00pm and Sunday from 11:30am to 6:00pm. See Details
Life According To Jake Life According To Jake is a pet-friendly store in Gatlinburg, TN. Leashed dogs are permitted inside while you shop the vast assortment of Life is Good merchandise. Products include t-shirts and hats, stickers, outdoor apparel, drinkware and seasonal gifts. See Details
Ghosts of Gattlinburg Ghosts of Gattlinburg is a pet-friendly tour in Tennessee. Gatlinburg Ghost Tours takes an unflinching look at the dark points in the city’s history that others would simply ignore. You and your pooch will visit eight different spooky locations around the city. Leashed pups are invited, as long as they don't scare easily. The tour lasts an hour and is about a mile in length. Colonial Ghosts, LLC operates this spooky walking tour. See Details
Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community The Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, also known as Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community, is a series of shops and galleries along an 8-mile two-laned loop in Sevier County, Tennessee east of Gatlinburg. Leashed dogs are allowed in several galleries; just ask before bringing your dog inside. See Details
Top Rated Moonshine/Whiskey Walking Tour 'Top Rated Moonshine/Whiskey Walking Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Michael. During this experience, you and your pooch will have the opportunity to go behind the scenes and see exactly how the moonshine process works. The experience lasts 3.5 hours and can accommodate up to 16 guests ages 21 and up. Rates start at $44 per person. See Details
Explore the Smokies - Sights N' Photo Tour 'Explore the Smokies - Sights N' Photo Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Michael. Board a private coach or van with your pooch to be taken on a guided tour of Smoky Mountain National Park. Sit back and relax while you hear stories from your local guides about the mountains and Appalachian life. There will be different stops along the way providing beautiful photo opportunities - and a professional photo of your group is included with each stop. Some stops may include a short, easy walk to see the amazing views. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 20 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $47 per person. See Details
Smoky Mountain Wax & Company Smoky Mountain Wax & Company is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome inside. Bring your pooch along to sniff out a variety of candles in this candle shop. They are open Sunday through Thursday from 10am to 8pm and Friday to Saturday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
Amazing Mirror Maze & Circus Golf Amazing Mirror Maze & Circus Golf in Gatlinburg, TN, invites Fido to join you as you play a round of blacklight mini golf. This indoor golf course is a fun outing for the whole family rain or shine. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you test your putting skills on this unique course. See Details
Tennessee Homemade Wines Tennessee Homemade Wines is dog-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners inside for a wine tasting. The wines are homemade right in the middle of Gatlinburg, including peach, blackberry and grape flavors. The cool wooden building that houses this winery is worth checking out even if you're not having a tipple. They are open Monday through Thursday from 10am to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 10am to 11pm and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Parrot Mountain and Garden of Eden Leashed dogs are welcome inside Parrot Mountain and Garden of Eden, a dog-friendly tourist attraction in Pigeon Forge, located one mile from Dollywood. The gardens are home to hundreds of tropical birds living in traditional stone gardens. Visitors are invited to see the birds and even have the opportunity to pet them. See Details
The Apple Barn and Cider Mill The Apple Barn and Cider Mill is pet-friendly. Your pooch can join you while you taste wine, but not in areas where food is prepared or served. They are open Monday through Saturday from 9:00am to 7:00pm and Sunday from 9:00am to 5:30pm. See Details
Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing Looking for the best dog-friendly tubing in Townsend, Tennessee? Smoky Mountain River Rat offers river tubing on the Beautiful Little River, and Outpost A is pet-friendly! Bring Fido and make sure no family member misses out on this river adventure. Dogs float for just $5. Dog owners are also encouraged to rent a tether if they want a separate tube for their pooch. Dogs over 60 lbs are discouraged due to tube popping. See Details
PetSafe Unleashed Dog Park Bring Fido to play off leash at the fully-fenced PetSafe Unleashed Dog Park located within Sevierville City Park in Sevierville, TN. Features include separate small and large dog areas, dog wash station, and agility equipment. Owners should clean up after their dogs and follow all posted rules. The park is open daily. See Details
Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park is a dog-friendly activity in Sevierville, TN. Cross the Prosperity Bridge and hike up to Lost Mine Falls. The trail is a little rugged but doable for most. Along the way, you'll see beautiful scenery and a waterfall. They also offer zip lining and tours. See Details