Dog Friendly Activities in Houston, TX

There are 57 dog friendly activities in Houston. 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 Houston.

Pet Friendly Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center offers a dog-friendly, 155-acre nature sanctuary with 5 miles of walking trails that wind through forest, meadow and wetland habitats. Please abide by all city ordinances including controlling your dog on the leash at all times and cleaning up after your pet while visiting the Arboretum. Dogs must be kept on the trails (no swimming in the ponds). Dogs are allowed in the building lobby – tiled areas only. Take a self-guided Habitat Hike - Each hike passes one of the educational Field Stations and features some of their Naturalist’s favorite stops like ponds teaming with wildlife, trees with interesting stories, insect houses, and other fun points of interest. See Details
Pet Friendly Memorial Park
Memorial Park Memorial Park, a municipal park in Houston, TX, is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. Opened in 1924, the park covers approximately 1,466 acres inside the 610 Loop, across from the neighborhood of Memorial. Leashed dogs are welcome. The park offers several dog-friendly trails ranging in distance and difficulty, but the 3-mile Seymour Lieberman Trail may be best for Fido as it is pedestrian-only with a crushed granite surface and drinking fountains. The park also hosts food trucks each day near Eastern Glades - a 5.5-acre area offering relaxing picnic areas next to Hines Lake. See Details
Congressman Bill Archer Bark Park Bring Fido to play off-leash at Congressman Bill Archer Bark Park in Houston, TX. The park is fenced and features agility equipment, separate small dog area, pond, shade and benches. See Details
TC Jester Dog Park Bring your pet for some off-leash exercise at this fenced dog park with separate small dog area, drinking water, benches, waste stations, and trees for shade. See Details
Kirby Ice House Boasting a big backyard, plenty of outdoor seating, food trucks, craft cocktails, wine, and 50+ beers on tap, Kirby Ice House is dog-friendly! Owners (23 and up) can bring their leashed pets outside to watch a game, sip and relax or play a game of cornhole. Kirby Ice House is open Monday through Friday from 2pm to 2am, Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 12pm to 2am. See Details
Alexander Deussen Dog Park This dog park is fully fenced with a separate small dog area, benches, and drinking water. There are also agility courses and a place to hose your dogs off before leaving. See Details
Buffalo Bayou Park Pets are welcome to play off-leash in the dog park at this Houston city park, which also includes tons of fun recreational facilities. See Details
True Anomaly Brewing True Anomaly Brewing is dog-friendly. This neighborhood brewery and taproom allows dogs to join their owners inside and out, as no food is prepared on the premises. They just ask that you keep your pooch on a leash at the brewery. The taproom serves up an array of delicious beers, including IPAs and fruit beers. True Anomaly Brewing is open Monday from 12pm to 10pm, Tuesday through Friday from 4pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Tom Bass Regional Park and Dog Park Tom Bass Regional Park and Dog Park is a pet-friendly park in Houston, TX. Your leashed pet can join you throughout the park, including the disc golf course, or he can romp off leash at the dog park located within this park. The dog park includes a walking trail, separate areas for large and small dogs, waste stations, and a water fountain. See Details
Gene Green Beltway 8 Dog Park This dog park has a separate small dog area with a splash pad, a pond on the big dog side, drinking fountain, benches, and wooded area. See Details
Atascocita Park Atascocita Park is pet-friendly. You'll find a dog park for small and large dogs, dog-friendly trails behind the dog park and several amenities including a large playground with one of the highest skywalks in the area, a large picnic pavilion, and much more. Atascocita Park is a 21-acre park and is open from dawn to dusk Monday through Sunday. See Details
Danny Jackson Bark Dog Park Pets go wild for this off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with separate small dog area, swimming ponds, water spigots, fire hydrants, shade and benches. 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
Subaru of Clear Lake Subaru of Clear Lake welcomes dogs of any size inside. Complementary dog treats are available while you find your new vehicle or waiting for service! See Details
Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch along with you to enjoy 80-acres of natural land that includes Marshall Lake, fishing piers, a canoe launch, paved trails and more. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve is open every day of the week from 7:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Helen's Park Helen's Park is pet-friendly. Bring your dog along with you to enjoy winding pathways along a meandering brook, colorful floral displays, a mosaic fountain and pretty trails covered in a trellis, the ideal spot for a canine photoshoot. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
Willow Waterhole Greenspace Willow Waterhole Greenspace is pet-friendly. This large greenway is home to a series of ponds, walking trails and gazebos along the way. The natural surroundings create an ideal location for an abundance of wildlife to thrive. Leashed dogs are welcome in the area, as long as they are well-behaved, don't startle the wildlife and are cleaned up after. The public can access Willow Waterhole from 6:30am to 7:00pm. See Details
Levy Park Dog Park Neighbors rave about the chance to let their dogs play off-leash at this fenced dog park located near the playground and softball field. See Details
West Webster Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park is a great place to bring your pet for some exercise. Includes separate small dog area, drinking water, and a doggie washing station. See Details
Millie Bush Bark Park There's tons to do at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes a separate small dog area, doggie showers, shade, water spigots, benches, and fire hydrants. See Details
Discovery Green Dog Run Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park which includes separate large and small dog areas, gravel ground cover, drinking fountains, and benches. See Details
Rice Village District Rice Village District is pet-friendly. From trendy boutiques unique to Houston to iconic brands sold worldwide, Rice Village is a one-stop destination for fashion, beauty and home supplies. Located between Houston’s West University neighborhood and the Medical Center, and adjacent to Rice University, the shopping village is easily accessible. Dogs are welcome on a leash inside stores that allow and in the outside areas. Check out Three Dog Bakery for a tasty treat for Fido, too. Rice Village District is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Bay Area Park This Houston park includes two fenced in areas for small or large dogs where they may play off-leash. See Details
Tanglewood Bark Park This off-leash dog park is shaded with big trees. There is room to run around and benches to sit on. See Details