Dog Friendly Activities in Hudson, NC

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Hudson, and 19 more nearby. 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 Hudson.

Pet Friendly Redwood Dog Park
Redwood Dog Park Redwood Dog Park is a great place to bring Fido for some off leash play in Hudson, NC. The fenced-in space includes grass, a shade structure, bench swings and agility equipment. Be sure to pack your own water and bowls for Fido. Parking is available a Redwood Park. See Details
Pet Friendly The Blowing Rock
The Blowing Rock The Blowing Rock is the state's oldest travel attraction in Blowing Rock, NC. The 1/4-mile loop trail is dog-friendly with breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains. Be sure to keep Fido leashed at all times as there are several cliffs throughout the trail. See Details
McGalliard Falls Park McGalliard Falls Park is a beautiful dog-friendly recreation area in Valdese, NC. Commonly referred to as a hidden treasure, bring Fido to see the 40 ft. high McGalliard Falls and enjoy a hike or picnic along the way. See Details
Fairbrook Optimist Dog Park Fairbrook Optimist Dog Park in Hickory, NC, features a separate fenced area for large and small dogs, obstacle courses, pet stations, dog water fountains, individual covered shelters, park benches and restrooms. Shelters are available for dog owners, along with benches throughout the park to watch your dogs as they have fun. See Details
Price Lake Loop Trail Price Lake Loop Trail is an easy, 2.3 mile hike at Price Lake Campground in Blowing Rock, NC. It'll take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will take you around the pristine Price Lake located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. From May through October you can camp in one of the 180 sites in this scenic park. Enjoy the picnic area, fishing, and non-motorized boating. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. There is also a campground fee to camp overnight. See Details
Doc's Rocks Gem Mine Doc's Rocks Gem Mine is a dog-friendly gift shop in Blowing Rock, NC, that welcomes leashed pups. Guests can mine for gems, enjoy an indoor, 9-hole mini golf course, arcade games, and more. See Details
Warehouse Distillery Warehouse Distillery is a dog-friendly, family-owned and operated craft distillery in Newton, NC. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you inside their cocktail lounge while you try one of their award-winning whiskeys. Please note you must be 21+ to enter. See Details
Catawba River Greenway The Catawba River Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Morganton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Catawba River Greenway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit See Details
St. Stephen's Dog Park Fido will enjoy a visit to St. Stephen's Dog Park in Hickory, NC. This off-leash dog park has benches and picnic tables, but no water, so be sure to pack a water bottle for your pup. Annual passes are required for entry. See Details
Bethel Bark Park Bethel Bark Park is a great spot for Fido to run and play off leash in Morganton, NC. It is fully fenced with separate areas for large and small dogs. The park is grassy with a few trees provide some shade. There are two small shelters and one table. A waste station is available, but you'll need to bring your own water and bowl. See Details
Nature's Playground Community Tour 'Nature's Playground Community Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mike. Contact host prior to booking if bringing Fido along so that accommodations can be made. You and your pooch will take a guided tour of the community and learn some history about the area and what the future plans are for the community. You will see downtown Morganton, Historic Valdese, Lake James, Lake James State Park, and more. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 2 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
Momentum Tire & Car Care Fido is welcome to join you at the dog-friendly Momentum Tire & Car Care shop in Hickory, NC. This local, family-owned tire and automotive service center allows well-behaved, leashed dogs inside. See Details
Shinny and Upper Falls Trails Shinny and Upper Falls Trails are dog-friendly hikes in South Mountains State Park in Connelly Springs, NC. It's a difficult, 7.4 mile trek that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. These trails form a nice loop that offer quite a bit of diversity from mountains, streams, flowers, and trees. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Katawba River K-9 Korral Dog Park Katawba River K-9 Korral Dog Park is located at Catawba River Soccer Complex in Morganton, NC. This large grassy park is fully enclosed and open to canines weighing 25lbs and over. Larger breeds will love expending their energy and meeting friends in a secure outdoor space. See Details
The Levee Brewery and Pub Dog-friendly The Levee Brewery and Pub in Valdese, NC, welcomes you and Fido inside for a refreshing pint. The Levee is a microbrewery & pub in the heart of downtown with award-winning craft beers on draft. Locals and visitors alike will find a warm, welcoming hangout spot with pool tables, darts and range of board games. Stop in to relax, play, and find something you'll love on draft. See Details
Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stop in Newton, NC, is a dog-friendly gas station and rest area. Across America, you'll find Love's Travel Stops that offer facilities for traveling canines. This location has a fully-fenced dog park with a convenient waste station. See Details
South Mountains State Park South Mountains State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Connelly Springs, NC. Featuring elevations to 3,000 feet, an 80-foot waterfall, mountain streams and more than 40 miles of trails for dogs and their owners to enjoy, this park is a must-visit for outbound hounds. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
Tuttle Educational State Forest Bring Fido to explore the great outdoors at the pet-friendly Tuttle Educational State Forest in Lenoir, NC. This 288-acre state forest has many trails ready to be explored, as well as a volleyball court, a horseshoe pit, and, of course, glorious scenic mountain views. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times and may not enter any enclosed spaces. See Details
Oak Hill Community Park Oak Hill Community Park is a pet-friendly recreation and nature preservation area in Lenoir, NC. Bring Fido out for an afternoon of exercise or relaxation. The park includes paved walkways, unpaved trails, picnicking shelters & spots, a children's playground, and sports fields. Dogs are welcome as long as they're leashed and well behaved. See Details
Oak Hill Community Park and Forest Oak Hill Park, provided by Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina, is a free community recreation area with 5 miles of multi-use trails and 2.5 miles of hike-only trails in Lenoir, NC. This pet-friendly park is situated just 10 minutes from downtown Morganton and serves as a central hub for outdoor activities, education, agriculture, and archaeological exploration, benefitting both residents and visitors. See Details