Dog Friendly Activities in Huntsville, AL

There are 10 dog friendly activities in Huntsville. 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 Huntsville.

Pet Friendly Downtown Dog Spot
Downtown Dog Spot Dog Spot is located near downtown, under a freeway bridge. Huntsville offers several “Dog Spots,” off-leash doggie play areas. Each is approximately the size of two football fields and designed with dog safety in mind, having a divided play area for dogs less than 25 pounds. Dog Spots are open for dogs and their owners during normal park hours – from dawn to one hour after dark, unless otherwise posted. See Details
Pet Friendly Old Railroad Bed Trail
Old Railroad Bed Trail The Old Railroad Bed Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Huntsville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Old Railroad Bed Trail. 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Monte Sano State Park Offering more than 14 miles of trails, Monte Sano State Park offers plenty of hiking opportunities for you and your pup to enjoy. Just keep Fido on a leash. Dogs are welcome in the campsites and in two of the cabins for an additional fee. Dogs are welcome in most parks 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. See Details
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment is the largest privately owned arts facility in the United States and they welcome your dog to join in the fun too. With a focus on visual arts, this huge historic factory building has been redeveloped into 148 working studios for over 200 artists and makers, six galleries, a theatre, and performance venues. When you're exploring, you'll discover artisan food and drinks from ice pops to vegan grub from a visiting food truck. There's also a vintage clothing shop, a record store, and a flea market every Saturday. Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment is open Wednesday to Thursday from 12pm to 6pm, Friday from 12pm to 8pm, and Saturday from 10am to 6pm. See Details
Big Spring International Park Big Spring International Park is a pet-friendly park. This interesting sculpture park in downtown Huntsville is a popular spot to walk your pooch. The park is located around the original water source that the city of Huntsville was built around, Big Spring. You can wander the trails with your dog and take in the interesting art and sculptures that are continually changing along the routes and trails. See Details
Salty Nut Brewery Salty Nut Brewery is pet-friendly. This craft brewer provides a selection of delicious beers for patrons and tourists alike. Salty Nut Brewery is open Monday through Friday from 4pm to 10:00pm, Saturday from 2:00pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 2:00pm to 8:00pm. See Details
Old Town Beer Exchange Old Town Beer Exchange is pet-friendly. This beer and wine retailer in downtown Huntsville is popular among local beer enthusiasts. They are open Monday through Wednesday from 11am to 9pm and Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Liquor Express and Craft Beer Liquor Express and Craft Beer is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at this craft beer emporium. Liquor Express and Craft Beer is open Monday through Thursday from 9am to 12am, Friday from 9am to 1am, and Sunday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
Campus No. 805 Campus No. 805 is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome at this southern brewery. The name pays homage to memories held by thousands of students, teachers, parents and administrators that were part of this campus that is now a brewery and event space. See Details
Bridge Street Town Centre Bridge Street Town Centre is an outdoor mall with pet-friendly shops. Shops that allow dogs are clearly marked on the front doors, not all stores welcome pups. Dogs must be leashed during their visit. Bridge Street Town Centre is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Creekwood Park Dog Spot Dog Spot at Creekwood Park is located near Indian Creek Greenway. Huntsville offers several “Dog Spots,” off-leash doggie play areas. Each is approximately the size of two football fields and designed with dog safety in mind, having a divided play area for dogs less than 25 pounds. Dog Spots are open for dogs and their owners during normal park hours – from dawn to one hour after dark, unless otherwise posted. See Details
Mill Creek Dog Park Mill Creek Dog Park is a 1.43 acre fenced park and sits along the Mill Creek Greenway The park is divided into three separate areas. The 20 ft x 30 ft staging area at the entrance of the park allows dog owners to unleash their pet before allowing them to enter the play areas. The play areas are divided into two sections, one designated for smaller doges, weighing 25 pounds or less and one designated for larger dogs, weighing over 25 pounds. Drinking water is provided for both pets and humans as well as trash receptacles and dog waste bag dispensers. The area offers an abundance of shade trees and a terrain of gently rolling grassy meadows. See Details
Academy Sports Outdoors Academy Sports Outdoors is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome at this sporting goods chain that sells athletic apparel and footwear, plus outdoor gear and fitness equipment. Academy Sports Outdoors is open Monday through Wednesday from 9am to 9pm, Thursday through Saturday from 9am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 8pm. See Details