Dog Friendly Activities in Independence, KY

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Independence, and 46 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 Independence.

Pet Friendly Boone County Distilling Co
Boone County Distilling Co Boone County Distilling Co produces bourbon, rye, gin and rum in Independence, KY. The distillery offers dog-friendly tours, taking guests behind the scenes of spirit production. Fido is welcome to tag along on the Grain to Glass experience, which goes over the history and science behind Boone County Distilling Co's bourbon and rye. If you're short on time, you and Fido can opt for a Guided Tasting. Please visit their website to book a tour. See Details
Pet Friendly Smale Riverfront Park
Smale Riverfront Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans at Smale Riverfront Park in Cincinnati, OH. Park features include trails, a labyrinth, gardens, fountains, a carousel, an esplanade, benches, swings, and more. Please clean up after your pets. See Details
Braxton Brewing Company Braxton Brewing Company is pet-friendly. At Braxton, a garage is more than a garage. It’s a place where they brew delicious beers for visitors. Leashed dogs are welcome to experience the fun, too. Please note that dogs cannot go to the rooftop area. See Details
Otto Armleder Dog Park Otto Armleder Dog Park in Cincinnati, OH, is a 10-acre fenced dog park, separated into three sections. There are two large sections on either side, and a smaller section in the middle for small breeds. The park rangers rotate the large sides of the park to allow for the grass to regrow about every 3 months or so. There are several benches, dog waste receptacles, and water spouts for the dogs. Please note that dogs are not permitted to run off leash near the canoe access area. See Details
Washington Park Dog Park This beautiful dog park, located in the popular Washington Park, features 12,000 square feet of fully-fenced play space. Dogs can splash in the creek, explore the large boulders, enjoy a refreshing drink from the water fountain, and play on the synthetic canine turf while humans will enjoy the benches and human drinking fountain. See Details
Boone County Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park is a local favorite, with its two separate small dog areas. Agility equipment is available as well as kiddie pools for pets to splash in. See Details
The Bark Park & Patio The Bark Park & Patio is a private dog park with an attached taproom in Florence, KY. Fido can play in the 1+ acre fenced space while you enjoy a glass of wine or an ice cold beer. A liability waiver will need to be signed upon your first visit. Fido must be current on all vaccinations and leased in the taproom and on the patio. Day passes are offered as well as monthly and annual dog memberships. The park is closed on Mondays for private events. Human guests must be at least 21 years of age to enter. See Details
Humble Monk Brewing Co. Humble Monk Brewing Co. in Cincinnati, OH, welcomes Fido to join you at their dog-friendly brewery. They host a Humble Hounds meet up on Thursday evenings and treats are provided! You and your pup can relax at a table inside or out in their beer garden while enjoying one of their many Belgian-inspired craft beers. NYPD Pizza delivers to the taproom for free with a minimum order, and outside food is also welcome. See Details
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site Once the home of huge mammoths drawn to the area by salt lick deposited around sulphur springs, Big Bone Lick State Historic Site in Union, KY, now welcomes smaller, furry things to explore on the pet-friendly trails. The Discovery Trail is a great way to get around the park, including a boardwalk, dioramas, and skeletal remains. The trail will lead you through grassland, wetland, and savanna and take you back through time to a place where great beasts once roamed. The area is now also inhabited by bison that can be seen all year round. Dog owners are reminded to keep their pets on a leash under six feet to protect the wildlife in the area and to preserve the park, always clean up after your pooch. For people who want to stay a little longer, there's pet-friendly accommodations around the park too. See Details
Elm & Iron Elm & Iron is pet-friendly. This eclectic shop offers a selection of home decorations and furniture. Every time you walk through the door at Elm & Iron, you can begin to reimagine your space. They offer an eclectic collection of home furnishings, accessories, and décor. Leashed dogs are welcome. Elm & Iron is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 8pm, Saturday from 10am to 8pm, and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Rowe Woods With more than 1,000 acres and over 16 miles of hiking trails, Rowe Woods is a perfect place for you and your pup to spend a day in the great outdoors. Popular park features include the Herb Wall, the Celebration Garden, Abner Hollow Pioneer Cabin, Powel Crosley Lake, and Oak Allée. Dogs are welcome to join their humans in the park. Dogs must be leashed at all times and registered at the Rowe Woods Gatehouse. See Details
Seven Wells Vineyard and Winery Seven Wells Vineyard and Winery is pet-friendly. This pretty vineyard started life in 2004 when four hundred grape vines were planted on the Wehrman family farm in Grants Lick, Ky. Their tasting room is open Friday through Sunday all year round. Wine tastings and cheese trays are available anytime. They also have beer. Check out their events page for scheduled dinners or live music. Seven Wells Vineyard and Winery is open Friday from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 8pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Fort Thomas Dog Park at Highland Hills Park Fort Thomas Dog Park at Highland Hills Park in Fort Thomas, KY, is a dog-friendly park! Bring your pet for some off-leash fun at this friendly neighborhood dog park, which is fully fenced on a hillside that rarely becomes muddy. See Details
Kenton County Paw Park Kenton County Paw Park has very large enclosures, with lush green grass and friendly people. See Details
Walton Community Park Walton Community Park is a 30 acre park with two large playgrounds, a paved walking trail, picnic facilities and lots of green space. See Details
Kellogg Dog Field Pets love the chance to exercise off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes separate small dog area, drinking fountains, benches, and trees for shade. Permit required. See Details
Simmonds Family Dog Park Dogs are welcome at the Simmonds Family Dog Park. In fact, this is a park just for them, equipped with a large lawn and a fenced-in area. It's the ideal place to bring your pooch for some exercise and to meet other pups. There are benches for humans and water fountains for dogs to cool down at. The views around the park are nice, too. Make sure you clean up after your pooch to preserve the cleanliness of the park. The dog park is open every day of the week from 6am until 9pm. See Details
Newport Dog Park The Newport Dog Park is a place for furry residents of Newport and surrounding communities to enjoy the great outdoors in Kentucky! Dog licenses are required by Campbell County. Dog handlers must be at least 16 years of age. See Details
16 Bit Bar & Arcade 16 Bit Bar & Arcade is pet-friendly. Whether it's Donkey Kong, Duck Hunt, Street Fighter, or Tapper, you play for free if you're buying drinks. Leashed dogs can cheer you on from by your side all night. 16 Bit Bar & Arcade is open Monday through Wednesday from 4:00pm to 1:00am, Thursday to Friday from 4:00pm to 2:30am, Saturday from 12:00pm to 2:30am, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 1:00am. See Details
Pins Mechanical Co. Leashed dogs are welcome inside and out at Pins Mechanical Co. in Cincinnati, OH. This dog-friendly bar has fun games like bowling and pinball. No food is served but they sometimes have food trucks, and you're welcome to bring your own food or snacks. They also have beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks available for purchase. No outside beverages are allowed. See Details
Kincaid Lake State Park Kincaid Lake State Park is dog-friendly. There's plenty to do at this park in Falmouth, Kentucky. The centerpiece is the lake itself, popular among recreational boat users and anglers alike. Luscious woodland surrounds the water and is great to explore on foot. Named after native flora found in the area, the Spicebush and Ironwood Trails take you on loops through a variety of natural habitats in the park. Dogs are welcome to join their owners if they are on a leash under six feet and all mess is cleaned up after them. Kincaid Lake State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 11pm. See Details
Mt. Airy Forest Dog Park Mt. Airy Forest Dog Park is dog park in Cincinnati, OH. The park boasts a large area for dogs to romp around in, as well as doggy pools and agility equipment. There are miles of trails in the beautiful Mt. Airy Forest just behind the park if Fido is seeking a change of pace. See Details
Fido Field Fido Field is pet-friendly. This fenced, off-leash, and completely volunteer managed and maintained dog play area has both large dog and small dog play areas. In addition to the Eggleston Avenue entrances, the large dog play area may also be accessed via the Mt. Adams pedestrian bridge off of Van Meter Street and Court Street. There's plenty of free parking available under 471 or the surface lot on Eggleston Avenue. See Details
Findlay Market Bring Fido to Findlay Market, Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market, to shop and get a bit to eat from one of the vendors. Dogs are welcome to join you as you walk around all outdoor areas of the market as well as inside the Pet Wants store and at outdoor tables while you dine. See Details