Dog Friendly Activities in Knoxville, TN

There are 19 dog friendly activities in Knoxville. 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 Knoxville.

Pet Friendly PetSafe Village Dog Park
PetSafe Village Dog Park Knoxville's first dog park at PetSafe Village features agility equipment, a pond, doggy water fountain, walking trails, picnic tables and park benches. This park is just over one acre in size. The park is designated "on leash" only except after 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and after 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. See Details
Pet Friendly Tommy Shumpert Park at PetSafe Village
Tommy Shumpert Park at PetSafe Village The Tommy Shumpert Park is affiliated with Pet Safe Village and has two separate off-leash fenced in dog parks. One for small dogs (30 lbs and under) and one for dogs of any size. The small dog park has lots of grass and mulch to keep your pup's feet comfy. There are benches and lots of space for small dogs to run around without getting harassed by the big dogs. The "all sizes" area has lots of grass, benches, and a mulch walking trail. It also has a pond with a dock so your dogs can swim around during the hot months. Bring lots of towels because it will get muddy. See Details
Pet Safe Concord Park Dog Park Four acres, small and large dog off leash areas, swimming access, wooded trails, covered benches, drinking fountains for people and dogs, restrooms. See Details
Charter Doyle PetSafe Dog Park Well-shaded by fully mature cedar trees, the dog park features separate sections for large and small dogs, a dog water fountain, and dog waste stations. Charter Doyle Greenway, which is a 0.4-mile loop encircling Charter Doyle Park, also connects to the dog park. See Details
Holston River Dog Park Well-shaded by fully mature cedar trees, the dog park features separate sections for large and small dogs, a dog water fountain, and dog waste stations. This park opened 9-5-12. See Details
Dogwood Park at Victor Ashe Park Dogwood Park has a small off-leash area with a playground and water fountain just for dogs. Part of 115 acre Victor Ashe Park that includes children's playground, fishing, and a paved greenway that allows leashed dogs. See Details
Knoxville City Greenways The Knoxville City Greenways is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Knoxville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Knoxville City Greenways. 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
PetSafe Downtown Dog Park The PetSafe Downtown Dog Park offers areas for both large and small dogs, water fountains, and doggie waste stations. See Details
Ijams Nature Center Ijams is a 315-acre nature center where dogs and their owners can enjoy nature hikes and learn about the animals and plants that surround us. This urban greenspace features more than 12 miles of natural surface trails for you and Fido to enjoy. You can find your way around the beautiful woodlands, meadows, ponds and more by picking up one of the maps from the visitor center when you arrive. Ijams is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. See Details
Corks Wine & Spirits Fido can join you as you shop for fine wine, craft beer, and liquor in Corks Wine & Spirits. Leashed dogs are welcome in the store. Corks Wine & Spirits is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 9pm and Saturday from 9am to 10pm. See Details
Plumb Creek Dog Park Plumb Creek Dog Park is a Petsafe dog park. This park has a 7-acre play area for large dogs which includes shelter, water fountain, and walking path. The 1-acre small dog park includes shelter and a water fountain. See Details
TA Knoxville West This gas station has a Popeyes, Dunkin' Donuts, Subway, Burger King, Pizza Hut Express, and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Paws and Pals Dog Park Paws and Pals Dog Park is a pet-friendly place for Fido to play and have fun. The area is fenced-in and contains a few tubes and other play things for training purposes. There's a water fountain for parched pups and poop bags you can use to clean up after your dog. See Details
TA Knoxville This gas station has a Popeyes, Dunkin' Donuts, Subway, Burger King, Pizza Hut Express and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Lakeshore Park Lakeshore Park is pet-friendly. This massive park has a huge open grass area, walking trails, river front viewing, children playgrounds, sitting benches and open air pavilions with seating. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them, See Details
Petro Knoxville This gas station has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, Iron Skillet, O'Deli's, Country Store and a Minit Mart Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Mast General Store Mast General Store is pet-friendly. This old fashioned store is stocked with country gourmet foods, cast iron cookware, speckleware, old-fashioned toys, footwear for all walks of life, hardware, and more. Leashed dogs are allowed inside. Mast General Store is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 9pm, Saturday from 9am to 9pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Xul Beer Co Xul Beer Co is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to enjoy an afternoon on the sunny patio at this Knoxville brewery. Hungry hounds can enjoy a bite to eat from one of the visiting food trucks. Xul Beer Co is open Wednesday through Saturday from 4pm to 10pm and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Knoxville's Knoxville's Perfect Blend Scavenger Hunt Tour Knoxville's Knoxville's Perfect Blend 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
Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing Looking for the dog-friendly best tubing in Townsend Tennessee? You've just found it. Smoky Mountain River Rat offers river tubing and kayaking on the Beautiful Little River. River Rat is pet friendly, so go ahead and bring the family dog and make sure no family member misses out on this River adventure. Rentals are $17.99 for an all day pass. Dogs float for free. Dog owners are encouraged to rent a tether for $5 if they want a separate tube for their pooch. Dogs over 60 lbs are discouraged due to tube popping. See Details
Seven Islands State Birding Park Dogs are welcome at Seven Islands State Birding Park, where there are a number of pet-friendly trails for you and Fido to enjoy. There are 190 species of bird that call the 416 acres of land adjacent to French Broad River their home and you and your pooch can enjoy them from some of the trails as long as Fido is on a leash. See Details
Maryville-Alcoa Greenway The Maryville-Alcoa Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Maryville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Maryville-Alcoa Greenway. 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
Apple Valley Mountain Village General Store The General Store at Apple Valley Mountain Village is pet-friendly. This popular country store offers visitors the chance to peruse the aisles of traditional produce, including jams, jellies, preserves, and honey butters. There are 10,000 new items available, an all new t-shirt room, and lots of games, shirts, toys, and hundreds of stuffed animals for kids. Their produce includes homemade fudge made fresh. Fido won't be left out while you're shopping, they even have an entire dog and pet section so they can take home a souvenir too. While you're there, you can take Fido for a walk on the 10 mile bike & walking path that’s winds through the little mountain town, circles under the highway and ends up back to the store. The General Store is open Monday through Thursday from 9am to 3pm and Friday through Sunday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Maryville-Alcoa Greenway The Maryville-Alcoa Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Alcoa! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Maryville-Alcoa Greenway. 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