Dog Friendly Activities in Highlands Ranch, CO

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Highlands Ranch. 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 Highlands Ranch.

Pet Friendly Rover's Run Dog Park at Redstone Park
Rover's Run Dog Park at Redstone Park This neighborhood dog park is simple but roomy, with plenty of fenced space for your pet to play off-leash. Make sure to bring water and old grocery bags to recycle. See Details
Pet Friendly Digger's Dog Park at Dad Clark
Digger's Dog Park at Dad Clark Pets are welcome to play off-leash at this fully fenced dog park, though be sure to bring your own water in the winter. See Details
Hound Hill Dog Park at Heritage Regional Park Let your pet roam free at this fenced Highland Ranch dog park, a favorite with locals. Water provided in summer, though bring your own in colder months. See Details
Fido's Field at Foothill Park There will be plenty of room for your pet to play off-leash at this large, fenced dog park. Water available on site in summer. See Details
Rover's Run Dog at Redstone Park This neighborhood dog park is simple but roomy, with plenty of fenced space for your pet to play off-leash. There is a large sandy area, covered tables, benches, and water for dogs. Make sure to bring water for yourself and old grocery bags to recycle. See Details
3 Freaks Brewery Let Fido accompany you for an ice-cold beer at 3 Freaks Brewery, a dog-friendly taproom in Highlands Ranch, CO. Let your best friend sit beside you at a table on the street-facing outside patio. Cozy fire pits are lit on winter days to keep you and Fido warm and toasty. Known for producing freakishly flavorful brews, try a Belgian Dubbstep, CCR Stout, or Scottish Ale in a taster or pint sized glass, or fill a growler with your favorite freakish ale. See Details
Chatfield State Park Off-Leash Dog Area Chatfield State Park offers 70-acres of off-leash fun. A variety of terrains keep dogs interested in exploring the park. Other park features include multiple trails and ponds where your dog can take a swim. Bring water for your pup and bags to clean up after your dog. There is a fee to enter the state park and an additional nominal fee to use the off-leash area. Annual passes are available for frequent visitors. See Details
Cherry Creek State Park Dog Off-Leash Area (DOLA) With 107 acres to roam off-leash, Cherry Creek State Park Dog Off-Leash Area (DOLA) is a paradise for dogs. Dogs can explore all the new smells, make new friends, and splash in the creek all day long. Bring water for your thirsty pup and bags to clean up any messes. There is a fee to enter Cherry Creek State Park and another nominal fee to use the off-leash area. For frequent visitors, yearly passes are available. Dogs must be leashed when not in the fenced area. 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
Lowry Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located near Lowry Air Force Base. See Details
Forsberg - Iron Spring Dog Park Bring your pet for some off-leash fun at this fenced dog park, which includes two separate areas. Water available in summer, but bring some along in colder months. See Details
Build a Custom Wooden Pocket Pipe 'Build a Custom Wooden Pocket Pipe' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by John. Your dog is welcome to come along as long as you both are OK to have him play in the backyard with the host's dog. Dogs cannot be in the workshop with you as there are power tools and lots of dust. You will learn to make a pocket pipe. Start by picking out your wood blanks and then cut, carve, engrave, polish and finish your piece. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Meadowlark Trail Loop Meadowlark Trail Loop is a 5.9-mile loop trail in Jefferson County Open Space. This trail is for hikers and will take you through a sandy meadow before heading down to Plymouth Creek where it crosses the creek. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the shelter near the trailhead. See Details
Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners while they exercise at Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Park trails. Red Rocks Park is a Denver Mountain Park and has two trails that are completely within the park, Trading Post Trail and Geologic Overlook Trail, both restricted to pedestrians only. The Trading Post Trail is 1.4 miles in length, and goes through spectacular rock formations, valleys and a natural meadow. Some of the terrain is rough, so hiking boots/shoes are recommended. Also, hikers should be prepared for adverse weather conditions as the weather can change very quickly. The Red Rocks Trail runs through the east side of the park and is a multi-use trail for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. There is a connecting trail from the Lower North Parking Lot to Red Rocks Trail. The trail splits with one segment going north to connect to Jefferson County’s Matthews-Winters park and the other segment goes east to connect to the Dakota Ridge Trail. The Red Rocks Trail continues on to Matthews-Winters, creating a dramatic 6-mile loop. Dogs must be on a leash at all times and owners must clean up all waste. Dogs are not allowed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre during performances; call (720) 865-2494 before driving to the park to avoid disappointment. Trails open one hour before sunrise and close one hour after sunset. See Details
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
Create Abstract Art With Fluid Acrylics 'Create Abstract Art With Fluid Acrylics' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Tabetha. Paint your own piece on two canvasses under the guidance of an expert artist in her studio. Dogs are welcome, although there is a studio dog, so your dog needs to be sociable. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $76 per person. See Details
Railyard Dog Park Railyard Dog Park is an fenced, off-leash dog park with separate areas for high energy and low energy dogs. The ground surface at this park is a soft, sandy soil rather than grass. Other features of the park include shaded areas, benches, and a water fountain. The water fountain is not always in service, so bring plenty of water for your pup. Please be a responsible pet owner and clean up after your pet. See Details
Grandview Dog Park Your pet might end up taking a swim in one of the two ponds at this fenced off-leash dog park with 15 acres of space to play. Pits bulls and restricted breeds must be leashed and muzzled. See Details
Glendale Farm Open Space Dog Park The Glendale Farm Open Space Dog Park is a fully-fenced, 17-acre off-leash dog park located adjacent to the Glendale Farm Trail. This park features plenty of space for Fido to run, benches for humans, and a mini agility course. After some off-leash fun, leash your pup and enjoy the 1.6-mile Glendale Farm Trail. See Details
Kennedy Dog Park Pets will love to run off-leash at this 3-acre Denver dog park enclosed with some fencing and natural boundaries. A great place for a quick walk. See Details
Stapleton Dog Park Stapleton Dog Park is a large, sand-covered dog park with plenty of room for large-breed dogs to roam. There is not a separate area for small dogs, so visitors should make sure their smaller dogs will not be intimidated by larger, energetic dogs. Other park features include shade trees, benches, and fountains. The water fountains cannot be counted on to work all the time, so bring water for your pup. Bring your own bags to clean up after your dog.
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Bayou Gulch Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fully fenced Parker dog park. The two areas here alternate between use and rest. Bring your own water. See Details
Build a Custom Wooden Pipe 'Build a Custom Wooden Pipe' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by John. Your dog is welcome to come along as long as you both are OK to have him play in the backyard with the host's dog. Dogs cannot be in the workshop with you as there are power tools and lots of dust. You will make a wooden pipe from scratch starting with picking out your wood, then cutting, carving, engraving and polishing. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $79 per person. See Details
Wynetka Ponds Dog Park A great dog park with two alternating sides, double-gate access, and generally friendly dogs.
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