Dog Friendly Activities in Kansas City, MO

There are 24 dog friendly activities in Kansas City. 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 Kansas City.

Pet Friendly Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO)
Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO) The Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO) 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 Kansas City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO). 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
Pet Friendly Longview Lake Park
Longview Lake Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Longview Lake Park. Dogs must be under control and on a leash no longer than 6 feet long. Dogs are not allowed at the Marina or in the water. The park spans 4,852 acres with a 930-acre lake. It features boat ramps, fishing docks, a fishing pond, beach, four-mile nature trail, 14 picnic shelters, and a six-mile bike trail. Leash rules are strictly enforced. See Details
Wayside Waifs Bark Park Pets love to play off-leash at this 5-acre fenced dog park with agility equipment, lights, drinking water, trees, and benches. Application and fees required for gate key. See Details
Swope Park Off Leash Dog Park Swope Park Off Leash Dog Park is a five-acre space for Fido to play. The Dog Park is divided into two areas, one for small dogs and one for large dogs. Both areas offer dog and people water fountains. Dog owners are allowed four dogs per adult handler and are required to clean up after their pets. Swope Park Off Leash Dog Park is open from 5am to midnight, daily.

In addition, pets are welcome to enjoy the rest of the Park on-leash. Swope Park features ball fields, tennis courts, and summer concerts and festivals.
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Penn Valley Park The Penn Valley Park Dog Park is a fenced, 2.7 acre off-leash area much loved by locals. It features water fountains for both dogs and humans as well as a water spigot. See Details
Kansas City Photography Shoot 'Kansas City Photography Shoot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Christopher. Create some lasting memories with your pooch at this group photoshoot. You will begin in the historic west side of Kansas City as your host takes photos of you in this eclectic neighborhood and over the bridge for a backdrop of the city's skyline. You will then drive to the Crossroads for the second half of your shoot. Wear or bring comfortable walking shoes and make sure Fido is leashed at all times. You will receive a sneak peak of your photos within three days and all of your edited images within two weeks. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $58 per person. See Details
Elkhound Ranch Kennel, Dog Park & Trail Elkhound Ranch offers a complete fenced in area with shade and room to run. It also features a scenic mowed trail and ponds on the rest of the land. The dog park is open to the public from dusk until dawn. It is free of charge; however, Elkhound Ranch asks that dog owners follow the rules and policies of the park during their visit. Rules and policies can be found on Elkhound Ranch's official website. See Details
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Although dogs are not permitted inside the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, they are welcome to enjoy the sculpture and art on the beautiful grounds with their humans. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and humans must clean up after their canine companions. See Details
Jacob Loose Memorial Park Enjoy the great outdoors with your four-legged friend at this fun public park. Pets welcome as long as they remain on-leash. See Details
Casual Animal Brewing Co. Casual Animal Brewing Co. is pet-friendly. This Kansas City brewery welcomes dogs to join their owners, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them and they remain on the leash. Enjoy a delicious brew out on the sun deck overlooking the street outside. Casual Animal Brewing Co. is open Tuesday through Thursday from 12pm to 9pm, Friday from 12pm to 10pm, Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
West Terrace Dog Park Dogs can run and play off leash in this 1.5-acre enclosed park that features benches, waste receptacles with bags, drinking fountains, and a shade pavilion. Memberships are required at a cost of $5 per year. All members receive a key fob to enter the park at either the north or south entrances. Hours are 5am to 10pm daily. See Details
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art While dogs are not permitted inside the museum, you can wander the grounds accompanied by Fido. Just keep your pup on a leash at all times and clean up after him. See Details
Bar K Dog Bar Bar K Dog Bar is pet-friendly. Pooches are welcome at this chill haunt that features a bar & grill with a patio & an attached dog park. This unique and joyful destination features a modern bar, restaurant and coffeehouse, constructed out of repurposed shipping containers. They are located on the shore of the Missouri River in beautiful Berkley Riverfront Park, under the Heart of America bridge. The menu offerings include healthy casual menu of tasty, affordable food, gourmet coffee, juices and smoothies, and a wide variety of locally brewed beers and craft cocktails in a relaxed, creative and inviting space. Dogs require a membership to enjoy the facilities. See Details
Mixed Mutt Creamery Mixed Mutt Creamery is a pet-friendly ice cream shop in Kansas City. Treat your pooch to an artisan frozen dessert made with only the very best ingredients for sweet-toothed canines. While your dog chows down, enjoy a steaming cup of Joe from Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. You can also find dog toys, leashes and beds for purchase. Feline friends are not forgotten! Bring home a unique item for them as well as like the MeowMeow ice cream with a little nipnip! Mixed Mutts shares a location with City Dogs KC who offer doggie daycare, grooming and more. See Details
Elkhound Ranch Dog Park Elkhound Ranch Dog Park is pet-friendly. The folk at Elkhound Ranch offer boarding, daycare, grooming, and training for dogs, but they also share their off-leash area with the general public from dawn until dusk. Make sure you keep your pooch within sight while they are playing, don't bring any pets under the age of four months, and clean up any mess that they leave behind. Elkhound Ranch Dog Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 6pm. See Details
Kansas City's Fountains, Fun & Hidden Finds Scavenger Hunt Tour Kansas City's Fountains, Fun & Hidden Finds Scavenger Hunt Rout is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
Gage Park Gage Park is pet-friendly. This park features a mini-train, carousel, Reinisch Rose Garden and Blaisdell Family Aquatic Center. Take your pooch on a walk around the 2-mile fitness loop trail. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Bar K Bar K Dog Bar, located in Kansas City, MO, is a unique business that combines a two-acre off-leash dog park, and a bar, restaurant, and coffee shop- the perfect place to bring Fido! While this "club" requires a membership, they do offer day passes starting at $10. While your dog romps, you can enjoy a meal or beverage. They feature a “healthy casual” menu with an emphasis on tasty, affordable, nutritious food for you and your pups. You can order from the full menu in the indoor restaurant (humans only), or with your leashed dog on the expansive back patio and upstairs deck. There are also outside areas to grab a drink, and a coffee bar See Details
Kansas City's A Work of Art Scavenger Hunt Tour Kansas City's A Work of Art Scavenger Hunt Tour is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stop in Kansas City, MO, 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