Dog Friendly Activities in Gulf Shores, AL

There are 7 dog friendly activities in Gulf Shores. 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 Gulf Shores.

Pet Friendly Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Fort Morgan State Historic Site Fort Morgan State Historic Site in Gulf Shores, AL invites leashed dogs to tour the fort. The admission fee includes access to the dog beach (bayside only). There are unpaved hiking trails on the property that Fido can explore with you. Please note dogs must be leashed at all times, and are not permitted on the gulf side of the beach or point due to it being an endangered species habitat. See Details
Pet Friendly Big Beach Brewing
Big Beach Brewing Big Beach Brewing in Gulf Shores, AL, invite you and Fido to their dog-friendly outdoor patio. Enjoy a glass of Hundred Days IPA, Rod's Reel Cream Ale or Dixie's Heart Irish Red Ale. Big Beach Brewing have live music at weekends and also host local food trucks. See Details
Gulf State Park Gulf State Park is a dog-friendly park in Gulf Shores, AL, featuring 25 miles of paved trails for walking or biking. Rent a bike from the camp store. Dogs are welcome in most areas of the park as long as the dog is on a leash. Bike and horseback riding trails may not allow dogs for safety reasons. Dogs are not allowed in stores, food service areas, bathhouse, pool or swimming areas. Dogs can not be left unattended and will be confiscated if left in a hot car more than 30 minutes. See Details
Fort Morgan Historic Site Bayside Beach The bayside area of beach of Fort Morgan Historic Site in Gulf Shores, AL is dog friendly. Dogs should be leashed at all times and owners must clean up any waste. The Mobile bayside beach from the old Fort Morgan Pier all the way to the Old Fisherman's Wharf is the only beach that allows dogs. Beyond the Old Fisherman's Wharf is a Federal Wildlife area so dogs are not permitted beyond that point. The beach is located just past the ferry to Dauphin Island and before the entrance to the fort. See Details
Nicole Fishing Charters Nicole Fishing Charters offers pet-friendly outings for fishing, dolphin spotting, or sunset chasing in Gulf Shores, AL. You and Fido can experience an adventurous 6 or 8-hour offshore trip or opt for a more relaxed 4-hour nearshore trolling trip. See Details
City of Gulf Shores Dog Park The City of Gulf Shores Dog Park in Alabama features a large fenced-in green space to accommodate both small and large dogs. Seating, waste bag stations and water for pets are provided. See Details
Island Outfitters Island Outfitters is your one-stop destination for beach essentials in Gulf Shores, AL. Fido can join you in their pet-friendly store while you shop their selection of souvenir tees, swimwear, flip flops, beach chairs, toys, accessories, gifts, and so much more! They even carry premium brands like Teva, Inis, Life Is Good, swig and Blenders Eyewear. Dogs are welcome inside as long as they're leashed and well behaved. See Details
Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park Dogs are welcome at Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park in Pensacola, FL. The park stretches 4,000 acres and is home to a number of rare and endangered plants. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the Tarkiln Bayou Trail, meandering through prairie, cypress and titi forests, and leading to a scenic view of the Bayou; and the Perdido Bay Trail, a more difficult 6.5-mile trail that leads to beaches and weaves through oaks and pines. Along the dog-friendly trails, you might be able to sneak a peek of some migratory birds, white tailed deer, raccoon or bobcat. There are numerous benches and picnic tables around the park and along the trails to enjoy a spot of lunch with Spot the dog. See Details
Pirates Cove Pirates Cove is a themed dog-friendly attraction on the waterfront in Elberta, AL. Allow Fido to swim, accompany you on a boat or simply hang out on the beach. Quench your thirst with a cold drink from the bar or order fast food favorites such as burgers, fries and onion rings. See Details
Hudson Marina Hudson Marina in Orange Beach, AL, offers pet-friendly pontoon rentals. Bring your leashed pooch and rent a pontoon for the day. The lovely waters are great to explore together. See Details
Back Bay Sailing Adventures Back Bay Sailing Adventures offers dog-friendly sailing cruises in Orange Beach, AL. Bring Fido out on a private 2-hour day or sunset sailing tour. Life jackets are required for all dogs. See Details
Bamahenge Bamahenge is a pet-friendly attraction in Elberta, AL. Just up the trail from his Dinosaurs in the Woods, artist Mark Cline has constructed a miniature replica of Stonehenge in Alabama. The art was commissioned by local billionaire, George Barber. He loves art and commissioned a few pieces in the area. This version of Stonehenge is not actually made from stone, but fiberglass, so be careful when you're exploring. See Details
Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach, AL is pet friendly. Located near Gulf Coast in Gulf State Park, this trail will take you and your pooch on a journey through nine different ecosystems across 28 miles. The diverse area includes longleaf sand ridges, oak maritime forest, dunes, pine flatwoods, freshwater marshes, and coastal hardwood swamps. Leashed pups must be kept close by because wildlife, such as snakes and alligators, can sometimes be found on the trail. See Details
The Wharf You and Fido can enjoy a day out and about at The Wharf in Orange Beach, AL. This dog-friendly shopping center features a variety of stores and restaurants. There is a pet relief area located behind the parking garages by Green Turtle and Blue Heron. Please note that each business has its own pet policy, so ask before bringing Fido inside. See Details
Shades Shades is a pet-friendly chain retail store in Orange Beach, AL. Fido is welcome to join you inside to shop for sunglasses, apparel, accessories, and more. Their merchandise includes brands like Maui Jim, Ray-Ban and Oakley. See Details
Cool Shots Selfie Museum Cool Shots Selfie Museum is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are always welcome to join their owners inside this immersive museum to snap funky pics for the gram in a variety of settings. The best day to bring your pooch is on Dog Daze, which are held on Sundays. Bring your pooch for some great photos. Don't forget to take a bathroom break before you enter and only bring dogs who don't mind being around other people and lots of bright lights. Adult tickets start at $27. Cool Shots Selfie Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Perdido Key River Road Park Perdido Key River Road Park in Pensacola, FL, is a pet-friendly beach. Dogs are free to roam off-leash in the separate, completely enclosed areas for large and small dogs. The beach is narrow but fenced on the sides and has beautiful sand and great swimming opportunities for pups. There's a pavilion for shade but no fresh water for dogs to hydrate, so make sure you bring some for yourself and your dog. See Details
Unleashed in Orange Beach Dog Park Bring Fido for some fun at Unleashed in Orange Beach Dog Park in Orange Beach, AL. This fenced dog park offers separate for small and large dogs, training stations, water stations, and plenty of benches and shade for the humans. See Details
Foley Dog Park The Foley Dog Park is located adjacent to the Rose Trail and south of the US Post Office on US 98 in Foley, AL. The park includes a fenced area divided into separate sections for big and small dogs. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. See Details
Big Lagoon State Park Big Lagoon State Park in Pensacola, FL, is dog friendly. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the tidal marshes, paddling routes, and to view the extensive variety of wildlife. There are five miles of hiking trails for you and Fido to enjoy together, as long as they are on a leash and you clean up after them. Take a break at one of the many picnic areas dotted around the park before checking out the amphitheater or one of the small, quiet beaches in the area. See Details
Gulf Shores, AL, US