Dog Friendly Activities in Lancaster, OH

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Lancaster, and 13 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 Big Walnut Dog Park
Big Walnut Dog Park Your pet will thank you for the chance to take a dip in the doggie swimming pond at this fenced, off-leash dog park. Also includes separate small dog area. See Details
Pooch Playground Pooch Playground is a 2 acre enclosed area for your pooch to run and play safely with other dogs. 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
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. 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
Violet Township Dog Park Violet Township and Pickerington's first off leash dog park 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
Hocking Hills State Park With more than 2300 acres of natural area to explore along with miles of trails, Hocking Hills State Park is a perfect place to spend a day in the great outdoors with your pup. Natural features include towering cliffs, deep gorges, caves, and waterfalls, while man-made features include picnic areas, restrooms, campgrounds, and more. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans in most of the areas of the park. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and you must clean up after your pet. 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
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
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. They are open Monday through Saturday from 6am to 9pm and Sunday from 8am to 8pm. See Details