Dog Friendly Activities in Golden, CO

There are 17 dog friendly activities in Golden. 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 Golden.

Pet Friendly Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Golden Gate Canyon State Park Golden Gate Canyon State Park is a dog-friendly scenic area covered in dense forest and rocky peaks. You and Fido will discover over 35 miles of pet-friendly trails through fields and woodlands, including some of the most popular trails: Horseshoe Trail; Snowshoe Hare Trail; and Mule Deer Trail Loop. On a number of these trails, you'll notice panoramic views of the rolling hills covered in trees all around the park. Golden Gate Canyon State Park is open every day of the week from 5am to 10pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Golden City Brewery
Golden City Brewery Golden City Brewery is a dog-friendly brewery in Golden, CO, where Fido is welcome to join you on their extended patio for a pint. The brewery produces their famous Red and Pale Ales, along with other brews like Kolsch, IPAs, sours, stouts, and more, all available on a seasonal and availability basis. The brewery sometimes hosts food trucks but guests are also welcome to bring their own food. Check their website for a list of special events. See Details
Beaver Brook Trail The Beaver Brook Trail is a strenuous hike on the south rim of Clear Creek Canyon. And even though the trail isn't far from Denver, it's difficult enough that Fido will think he's on a primitive backcountry hike. See Details
Mountain Toad Brewing Mountain Toad Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Golden, CO. Fido is welcome to join you at a table in the beer garden. Leashed dogs are permitted in the tasting room as you order. There are plenty of unique beers to try, such as the Fruitless Endeavor Sour, Irish Red, Blueberry Kolsch, etc. Food trucks are on site daily. See Details
Dog Park at Tony Grampsas Pets love to play at this off-leash, 2.5-acre dog park, which is fully fenced with a creek where pets can cool off. Be sure to bring your own water. Follow the sidewalk past the ball fields about 300 yards to reach the park. See Details
Frazer Meadow Trail Frazer Meadow Trail is a 4.5-mile hike in Golden Gate Canyon State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This park offers twelve trails of varying difficulty from easy to difficult. Enjoy the 14,000 acres of conifer forest, mountain peaks, and meadows. Stop by the visitors center for water, restrooms, park maps, and local fauna and flora exhibits. See Details
New Terrain Brewing Company New Terrain Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Golden, CO. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the beer garden patio. The beer menu is divided into light and refreshing, bitter and bright, malty and roasty, tart and sour, and hard seltzer options. There is one gluten-free option, several non-alcoholic beverage options, and a rotating selection of food trucks. See Details
Over Yonder Brewing Company Over Yonder Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Golden, CO. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio. There are a number of light and hoppy beers to try. Food is available from local restaurants such as Launch, Vice, and Nomad. See Details
Holidaily Brewing Company Fido is welcome to join you at America's dedicated gluten-free brewery, Holidaily Brewing Company, located in Golden, CO. Dogs are welcome to accompany you for beer beside a table on the back patio or shaded curbside seating. Stop by to sample the award-winning Big Henry IPA, or a refreshing 5oz, 10oz or 16oz glass of Roadside Hatch Green Chile Cream Ale, or Buckwit Belgian. For new patrons who are not sue which gluten-free option might suit their tastebuds, Holidaily Brewing offer a selection of flights featuring 5oz favorites, or an "All The Above" flight showcasing all current beers on tap. See Details
Apex Trail The Apex Trail is a 4.7-mile hike in Jefferson County Open Space that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. However, the gravel trail is very steep and narrow, so it's only appropriate for dogs (and humans) that are experienced hikers. See Details
White Ranch Open Space Park- Rawhide Trail White Ranch Open Space Park is a beautiful space with over 18 miles of varied trails. The park is accessible via Route 6/Route 93- Golden Gate Canyon Road, and is located about 15 miles from the center of Golden.

Rawhide Trail is a beautiful loop with plenty of shade and beautiful views of Denver, Golden and the surrounding mountains. The trail is challenging but not too strenuous, rocky and steep at some points but fairly simple for both dogs and humans to navigate. Lots of flat and downhill terrain throughout the loop.
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The Colorado Trail The Colorado Trail is a pet-friendly trail stretching from Denver to Durango, Colorado. The Colorado Trail Foundation, located in Golden, Colorado can provide you with all the information you need to hit the trail with Fido. Dogs are permitted along most of the trail. Some areas require a leash, but others allow dogs to go off-leash as long as they are controlled by voice command. See Details
Windy Peak Trail Windy Peak Trail is a 4.5-mile hike in Golden Gate Canyon State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. Although your dog must be kept on a leash, this beautiful hike will take you to 14,000 acres of meadows, forests, and peaks. Only 30 miles from Denver, these interconnected trails are a haven for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders. Some trails are specific to hikers only. See Details
Geology Tour of Golden and Morrison 'Geology Tour of Golden and Morrison' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Roxana. This car tour will take you to some of the best geologic points of interest in and around Golden. Small lap dogs can join in the fun, but if your pooch is larger, you might need to use your car for the tour instead. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $60 per person. See Details
Grant Terry Trail Golden, CO, has a pet-friendly pathway called Grant Terry Trail where you and Fido are welcome to take a stroll. Located adjacent to Clear Creek at the beginning, the trail continues up into the canyon and gives way to stunning mountain views. Fido should remain leashed at all times. Access the trail via the Clear Creek Trail west of the Clear Creek RV Park. See Details
CODA Brewing Co. Bring Fido on your next visit to CODA Brewing Co, a dog-friendly brewery serving locals and visitors to Golden, CO. Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome and water bowls are available outside. Ask for a treat for Fido when placing your order at the bar. CODA hold the unique motto "Ale’s what cures you", so stop by for a remedy of Four sticks- Russian Imperial Stout, The Illusionist- Vienna Lager, or Double Hybrid- Blackberry Sour. CODA also produce single kegs of rare experimental elixirs which usually run dry in just a few days, so make sure you uncover and sample any special potions on tap. See Details
Lions Park Leashed pets are welcome to join you and you enjoy the beautiful mountain views of Golden's Lions Park. See Details
Living The Dream Brewing Living The Dream Brewing is a dog-friendly in Littleton, CO, where Fido is welcome to join you for a pint inside the taproom or at an outdoor table. All of their beers, except wheat beers and Hazy IPAs, are gluten reduced. Be sure to check their website for a list of current events. See Details
Cheesman Park Cheesman Park is pet-friendly. Located in central Denver, a pet-friendly crushed granite path winds its way around the park. There's lots of space for flying kites and throwing Frisbees with your pooch on the grass. You'll also discover lots of beautiful vistas from the historic Cheesman Memorial Pavilion, constructed from marble to honor Denver pioneer Walter Cheesman. The park is open every day of the week from 5am to 11pm. See Details
Washington Park Washington Park is pet-friendly. This Denver park is a popular hangout spot for local pooches and their owners. Encompassing 155 acres of pleasant grounds, including two lakes and a flower garden that is a replica of George Washington's gardens at Mount Vernon, there's plenty to see with your pooch. The Washington Park Boathouse, completed in 1913, is the main attraction of the park. Among the many other amenities that canines and their owners will observe and enjoy are a bicycle/pedestrian pathway, crushed granite jogging path, fitness course, horseshoe pit, lawn bowling/croquet area, soccer field, tennis courts and recreation center. See Details
Chatfield Dog Park Chatfield Dog Park in Littleton, CO, offers 70-acres of off-leash fun within Chatfield State Park. An Annual DOLA Pass or Daily DOLA Pass is required. Both are available at the Entrance Stations and the Park Office when staffed. The park offers various terrains for Fido to explore, multiple trails, and ponds for dogs to swim. Visitors should bring drinking water for pets. See Details
Call to Arms Brewing Company Bring Fido to Call to Arms Brewing Company to relax on its dog-friendly patio and enjoy a treat from the taproom. Leashed dogs are allowed in its outdoor seating area, where there are three, twenty-person tables and water bowls for four-legged friends. Call to Arms' tap list is made up of rotating craft beers. Call to Arms Brewing Company is open Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday from 3pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Very Nice Brewing Company Very Nice Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their beer-loving owners inside. While Very Nice does not serve food, they do encourage guests to bring their own from one of the many cafes nearby. Fido won't go hungry, as Very Nice often sells spent grain dog treats for canine guests. Very Nice Brewing Company's hours vary seasonally, so guests should call ahead or check its website before making the trip. See Details
Flatirons Vista and Doudy Draw Trail Flatirons Vista and Doudy Draw Trail is a 3.7 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This is a gorgeous hike for early spring when the mesa is in full bloom. A stunning evening hike during the summer when you can watch the sunset behind the mountains. See Details