Dog Friendly Activities in Johnson City, TN

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Johnson City, and 11 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 Johnson City.

Pet Friendly Off Leash Social
Off Leash Social Off Leash Social in Johnson City, TN offers a social experience for pups and their owners alike. The establishment features a dog park and a bar, as well as rotating food trucks. The dog park offers an area for pets to run off-leash and make new friends. Membership is required and day passes are available. All pets must be registered prior to playtime at Off Leash Social. See Details
Pet Friendly Founders Park
Founders Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Founders Park, a wonderful, 5-acre green space in the heart of the downtown district in Johnson City. A perfect site for festivals, music events, and community gatherings. The park is open to public use at all times unless it has been reserved. See Details
Johnson City Dog Park Johnson City Dog Park in Willow Springs Park is a membership-only, 2-acre dog park where dogs can socialize, exercise, and play in an off-leash controlled environment. There are separate area for large and small dogs. Membership cost varies by season. Check their website for current prices. See Details
Tweetsie Trail The Tweetsie Trail is a rails-to-trails project traversing former ET&WNC (“Tweetsie”) railroad right-of-way between Johnson City and Elizabethton. The trail provides opportunities for walking, hiking, running, biking, etc. on a relatively flat grade in a beautiful, natural setting. See Details
Appalachian Caverns Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome on tours and in the gift shop at Appalachian Caverns in Blountville, TN. The regular walking tour is approximately one hour and 0.5-mile in length. There are three other in depth tours that must be scheduled in advance. When you arrive, please alert the staff at the gift shop before unloading your dog. They will secure the resident cave dog Jeffrey. He is friendly, but can overwhelm some canine guests. Trixie is another dog you may encounter, but she prefers to be left alone on her stack of comfy bedding. See Details
Gabriel's Christmas Gabriel's Christmas is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome inside to check out the holiday merchandise and more. Gabriel's Christmas is open Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 4:30pm, Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. See Details
High Bluff and Rhododendron Gardens Trails The High Bluff and Rhododendron Gardens Trails are a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike on Roan Mountain that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. You will need to visit this trail April through November, since that is when the road to the gardens is open, but the best time is mid to late June when the Catawba rhododendrons are in bloom. Please note that dogs do not need to be on a leash on trails, except in the developed areas, parking lots, and picnic areas; they must be under voice control at all times; small parking fee. See Details
Dogwood Park at Hunter Wright Stadium Pets go wild for the chance to run off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for smaller dogs. You and Fido will need to register to gain access to the park. See Details
Bark Park Off-leash bark park located inside Charlie Robinette Park with separate sections for small dogs and dogs of all sizes. Water fountains, waste stations, and benches are available. They also bring in little kiddie pools during the summer for your dogs to play in. No registration required. See Details
Sycamore Shoals Historic Area Your pet may join you on-leash at this lovely, historic park with forests and a riverside landing. See Details
Persimmon Ridge Park Persimmon Ridge Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners throughout this park and on the many trails that wind through the green space and woodland. The park features over 130 acres, biking and hiking trails, and the Lost State Scenic Walkway to explore together. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Holston River Weir Dam Holston River Weir Dam, also known as South Holston Tailwater Trails, is a pet-friendly recreation area that's home to multiple trail loops along the river that range from 0.2 to 1.8 miles. The relatively flat area has ample parking and welcomes leashed, well-behaved dogs to explore the trails alongside their owners, as long as they are cleaned up after to preserve the cleanliness of the water. See Details
Lamar Alexander Rocky Fork State Park Lamar Alexander Rocky Fork State Park is pet-friendly. This park sprawls over 2,076 acres near Asheville, NC. Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners on the trails in the park, as long as they are well-behaved and all mess is cleaned up after them. Lamar Alexander Rocky Fork State Park is open every day of the week from 11:00am to 4:30pm. See Details
Guided Fly Fishing Tour 'Guided Fly Fishing Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Marcus. Two people and a pooch can be shuttled down the river in a drift boat or Dori, stopping at several hot spots on the way. Make sure you pay close attention to your pup and don't let them jump in the cold water. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 2 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $350 per person. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Bass Pro Shops is pet-friendly. Bring your dog along to this popular outdoor store in Bristol. This chain store is known for its large, wilderness-theme and wide array of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear. They are open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 8pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details