Dog Friendly Activities in Lancaster, OH

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Lancaster, and 17 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 Lancaster.

Pet Friendly Fairfield Heritage Trail
Fairfield Heritage Trail The Fairfield Heritage Trail 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 Lancaster! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Fairfield Heritage Trail. 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 Rockmill Brewery
Rockmill Brewery Rockmill Brewery is a dog-friendly brewery in Lancaster, OH, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. The patio features a fireplace and heaters for cooler weather. The brewery is built on a 19th-century horse farm that once served as a stagecoach stop and tavern. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic. See Details
HomeGoods Take Fido along as you shop for home furnishings at HomeGoods, a dog-friendly store in Lancaster, OH. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome. HomeGoods sells ornaments, furniture, kitchenware, cushions, seasonal gifts, and beautiful pieces for your home. For Fido, you can find comfortable dog beds, toys and bowls. Items within the aisles might be delicate or breakable, so keep Fido close to you when browsing. See Details
Lowe's Home Improvement Lowe's Home Improvement is a chain of dog-friendly hardware stores with a location in Lancaster, OH. Leashed dogs are welcome inside but should be kept close by and under your control at all times. Lowe's sell power tools, hardware, lumber, fixtures and fittings, small and large appliances, home decor and furnishings, plants and gardening essentials. See Details
Hocking Hills State Park Dog-friendly Hocking Hills State Park in Logan, OH, is a perfect place to spend a day in the great outdoors. The park occupies 2,330 acres and provides a great opportunity to explore miles of trails with Fido. Natural features include towering cliffs, deep gorges, caves, and waterfalls, while man-made features include picnic areas, restrooms, campgrounds, and more. Upper Falls to Lower Falls via Buckeye Trail is a popular scenic route with beautiful countryside views. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans in most of the areas of the park. See Details
Old Man's Cave Old Man's Cave is pet-friendly. One of Ohio’s most popular natural attractions allows dogs on a leash to explore the natural rock formation. You can wander the trails around the cavern and head inside to check out the cascading waterfalls too. See Details
Hocking Hills Winery Fido is welcome to join you for a visit to pet-friendly Hocking Hills Winery, located in Logan, OH. Dogs are welcome at a table on the spacious outside patio while you enjoy a selection of exquisite wine. The patio is heated in cooler weather. In addition to wine, guests can unwind with a beer, sangria, or refreshing pink lemonade. Pair your drink of choice with a delicious sweet or savory charcuterie board. Guests can also bring their own food or order dishes from one of several nearby restaurants. See Details
Walnut Woods Metro Park The dog park is within Walnut Woods Metro Park, it features a 3 acre "large dog" area (20 lbs and over) with a shade shelter and a separate fenced in pond. It also offers a 1 acre "small dog" area (20 pounds and under) with a shade shelter.

Paved "multi-use" trails throughout the park are also dog friendly.
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Pooch Playground Pooch Playground is an enclosed, 2-acre area for your pooch to run and play safely with other dogs in Gahanna, OH. There's even a separate area for small dogs. The best thing is it is FREE. Thanks to Gahanna Parks and Recreation, dog lover's now have a great place to go and enjoy quality time with your best friend. Open dawn to dusk. See Details
Hocking Hills Canoe Livery Full service canoe and kayak rentals on the Hocking River. A relaxing gentle river, with plenty of islands and sand bars for your pet to explore. Also has a campground and camping cabins that welcome pets. See Details
Eastside Brewing Company Eastside Brewing Company is a dog-friendly craft brewery in Reynoldsburg, OH. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at a patio table or shaded picnic bench in the spacious beer garden. Sample a glass of Sunrise Golden Ale, Cranapple EastCider, Glorious Juicy IPA or Imperial Stout while relaxing outside with friends and family. Plan a weekend visit to pair your favorite beer with grub for a great local food truck. See Details
Edison Brewing Company Edison Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Gahanna, OH. Fido is welcome to join you for a brew in their large biergarten. The brewery sits on top of the peak next which gives you scenic views of downtown Columbus. Edison brews European-Style lagers. Be sure to check their website for a current list of events and food trucks. See Details
Big Walnut Dog Park Big Walnut Dog Park in Columbus, OH, contains a side for small dogs and one for large dogs. There is parking, a portable restroom, picnic tables, and a kiosk on site. The dog park does not have water access. Please review the posted rules before entering. See Details
Violet Township Dog Park Violet Township Dog Park is an off leash, dog-friendly park in Pickerington, OH. Please read rules posted at entrance. See Details
Violet Township Dog Park Violet Township dog lovers are currently working to get a fenced off-leash park open at this site. Stay tuned! See Details
Canal Winchester Trail The Canal Winchester Trail 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 Canal Winchester! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Canal Winchester Trail. 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
AW Marion State Dog Park Dogs rave about this fenced Circleville dog park, which includes lake access where pets can take an off-leash dip. See Details
Slate Run Metro Park Leashed dogs can join you as you explore parts of Slate Run Metro Park. The Park features a variety of habitats, ranging from grasslands to wetlands, meadows, and forested areas. Pets on leashes no longer than six feet are permitted in picnic areas, on roadways, and on the Covered Bridge Trail, Lake Trail, and Shagbark Trail, which they must walk the Covered Bridge Trail to access. Slate Run Metro Park is open from 6:30am to dark. See Details
TA Hebron This gas station has a Bob Evans, Popeyes, Sbarro, Country Store, Minit Mart Store 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
The Home Depot Home Depot is pet-friendly. Bring your dog along to hang out at this home goods store in Reynoldsburg, where you can find items for your house and garden. Leashed dogs are welcome inside to help you sniff out the best deals. See Details
Tractor Supply Co. Dogs are welcome inside Tractor Supply Co., a dog-friendly rural lifestyle retail chain with a location in Carroll, OH. Fido should be leashed while you browse the selection of pet supplies and toys, power tools, workwear and footwear, gardening and lawn supplies, fencing, livestock feed, sprinklers, irrigation equipment and accessories. See Details