Dog Friendly Activities in Kill Devil Hills, NC

There are 7 dog friendly activities in Kill Devil Hills. 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 Kill Devil Hills.

Pet Friendly Wright Brothers National Memorial
Wright Brothers National Memorial Bring your leashed pup to the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC, and see the site of the first successful airplane flights. While there, you can fly kites, visit the beginning and end locations of the first flight, see the reconstructed 1903 camp buildings and visit the Wright Brothers National Monument. The area is dog-friendly, but Fido must be leashed at all times and is not permitted inside any buildings. See Details
Pet Friendly Swells'a Brewing Beer Company
Swells'a Brewing Beer Company Nestled in the Outer Banks, Swells'a Brewing Beer Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Kill Devil Hills, NC. Fido is welcome both inside the taproom and on the outdoor decks. Bring your friends, grab a beer, and play some cornhole! They have a rotating menu of snacks and allow outside food. Also, be sure to stop in for Mutt Mondays each week. See Details
Paws Park Paws Park is a great place for dogs to run, lay, and socialize with other pups in Kill Devil Hills, NC. The area is fenced-in and covers a space of 1.5-acres in total. Dog owners are reminded to keep an eye on their pups as they play and socialize. Make sure you clean up any mess they make to preserve the cleanliness of the park. See Details
Beach 4x4 OBX NC ​Beach 4x4 OBX NC is a pet-friendly jeep rental company in the Outer Banks at Kill Devil Hills, NC. Rent a vehicle and explore where most tourists can't around the towns of Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras. As an added bonus, you can go on an adventure on the 4x4 only Carova Beach. Beach 4x4 OBX NC is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Kill Devil Hills Beach The beach in Kill Devil Hills, NC, is pet friendly! Dogs are permitted on the beach before 9:00 AM and after 6:00 PM between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Pups must be controlled by the owner and handler if they are on the beach and always on a leash. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess Fido leaves behind. See Details
Sweetgum Swamp to Blueberry Ridge Trail Sweetgum Swamp To Blueberry Ridge Trail is pet-friendly. This loop trail is just under 3.5 miles in length and is rated as moderately difficult. During spring, dogs will have the chance to stop and sniff the wildflowers that line the trail. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind by pups. See Details
Nags Head Hammocks Nags Head Hammocks is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join you at this Kill Devil Hills leisure store, after all, they'll be the ones hogging the hammock most of the time. The leisure products on offer, handmade in North Carolina, are durable and well designed and give you a little taste of the OBX right in your own backyard. Nags Head Hammocks is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Bodie Island Light Station Bodie Island Light Station in Nags Head is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in the grounds of this historic lighthouse. Dogs are not allowed inside anymore, despite the lighthouse once being the stomping ground of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever named Chess who used to climb the tower every day with his owner, the last civilian-era keeper of the lighthouse. See Details
Nags Head Beach Bring Fido to splash around in the water and roll around in the warm sand of the pet-friendly beach in Nags Head, NC. Year-round, owners are welcome to bring their furry friends for a day at the beach as long as they are restrained by a leash not exceeding 10 feet. See Details
Cape Hatteras National Seashore Take your four-legged companion for a splash at the pet-friendly Cape Hatteras National Seashore in Manteo, NC. This recreation area allows leashed dogs on all beach areas except those stated as swimming beaches. Pups are also allowed on the grounds surrounding the Bodie Island Lighthouse, the boardwalk and the nature trail. Note that dogs are not permitted inside any buildings. See Details
Outer Banks Distilling Outer Banks Distilling is the first legal distillery on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, making their mark by distilling small-batch rum from the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome inside this pet-friendly distillery, located in historic downtown Manteo. They offer Kill Devil Rum tastings and tours on site, where you can purchase your own bottle of our award-winning rum. See Details
Kitty Hawk Kites The beach town Nags Head in North Carolina is home to the pet-friendly Kity Hawk Kites. These dog lovers welcome kite lovers to come and peruse the aisles of their eclectic store full of all things to get you high, in the sky that is. In addition to all the great outdoor goods, they also stock dog treats to keep Fido happy while you're inside. See Details
Outer Banks Aviation Outer Banks Aviation is a pet-friendly tour company based in Manteo, NC. During your dog-friendly tour, you'll hear stories, legends and tidbits that only a local would know from high above the ground where the Wright Brothers first took flight. Small to medium-sized dogs are allowed on all charter flights for no extra fee. See Details
Kitty Hawk Kites This pet-friendly Kitty Hawk Kites location in Nags Head, NC, is open seasonally to you and your pup. Dogs are welcome to join their owners while perusing the aisles of their eclectic store. In addition to all the great outdoor goods, they also stock dog treats to keep Fido happy while you're inside. See Details
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Fort Raleigh National Historic Site preserves England's initial New World settlements in Manteo, NC from 1584-1590. You can bring Fido along while you explore the historic area, which features a 1.25-mile dog-friendly trail through a maritime forest with views of the Croatan Sound. Then, loop back via a short 0.3-mile loop to a sandy shoreline, which features interpretive signs about local history and Algonquian practices. See Details
Kitty Hawk Beach Bring Fido to enjoy some fun in the sun at the pet-friendly public beaches in Kitty Hawk, NC! From the Friday before Memorial Day until the day after Labor Day, between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM, dogs are welcome on the beach on a leash no more than 6' long. At all other times during the year, dogs may be taken off the leash only if they will not disturb other people or on a leash retractable to 12' long. A leash must be with the owner at all times. See Details
Jockey's Ridge State Park Jockey's Ridge State Park in Nags Head, NC, welcomes leashed dogs. Some trails will take you into multiple environments, including wetlands, sandy beaches and grassy dunes. While this pet-friendly park also allows dogs on the sand dunes, note that sand spurs are present (ouch!). The sand can also reach temperatures 30 degrees higher than the air temperature, so ensure that Fido's paws are protected and water is always available during hotter months. See Details
Duck Beach Dogs are allowed on the pet-friendly beach of Duck, NC! Here, pups may splash around unleashed, but as a matter of public safety and courtesy, they should be under the watchful eye of their owner. Note that the town does not own public beach access, and access is only found at privately owned community spaces. Check with the homeowners association or your rental company for beach access questions. See Details
Elizabethan Gardens Leashed dogs can join their humans at the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo, NC. Tour the various beautiful gardens, relax with a picnic and enjoy the statues scattered throughout the property. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Only one dog per adult is permitted in the garden. First-time visitors with dogs must fill out paperwork and show proof of vaccinations. See Details
Outer Banks Kayak Adventures Dogs are welcome on kayak and SUP tours with the pet-friendly Outer Banks Kayak Adventures in Duck, NC. They ask that customers notify them when making a tour reservation so that they arrange for a private tour for you and your pup. Owners are asked to clean up after their pets and obey leash laws. See Details
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