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Dog Friendly Activities in Lorton, VA

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Lorton. 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 Lorton.

Pet Friendly Mason Neck Park
Mason Neck Park Nice park with wooded trails and bay views. Took the pup swimming here in the calm bay water with a nice sand/mud beach. Pets must remain on leashes and of course clean up after them. Watch out for wildlife- we passed a big snake on the trail. But not very crowded so a nice place to walk with the pup. See Details
Pet Friendly Occoquan Regional Park
Occoquan Regional Park Occoquan Regional Park in Lorton, VA, is a 350-acre park with nature trails, an overlook, pavilions and grills. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails. See Details
Fair Winds Brewing Company Fair Winds Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This low-key brewery in Lorton, VA is home to an air-conditioned tasting room and rotating food truck schedule for peckish pups and their people. Dogs are allowed to join you inside and out on the patio. Water bowls are available for thirsty canine patrons. Fair Winds Brewing Company is open Monday to Tuesday from 3pm to 9pm, Wednesday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Pohick Bay Regional Park Spend a day on the bay with our canoe, paddleboard, stand up paddleboard, and kayak rentals, or bring your own boat to our public boat launch ramp. Make a day of it by renting a picnic shelter - including the Eagle’s Nest, which overlooks Pohick Bay, or stay a little longer and reserve one of our cabins or campsites. See Details
Captain John S. Beach Marina A full-service private marina provides launch ramp, dry docking, wet slips, gas and pump stations, and winter storage. Leashed dogs are welcome in the marina. See Details
Meadowood Recreation Area Just 18 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., Meadowood is an 800-acre mosaic of gently sloping open meadows, mature hardwood forests, freshwater ponds, creeks, streams, and riparian wetlands. This diverse habitat supports a great variety of wildlife, including white-tailed deer, red fox, coyote, beaver, raccoons, hawks, eagles, reptiles, amphibians, and more. See Details
Nonpartisan Pedicab Nonpartisan Pedicab offers private, pet-friendly tours of Washington, DC in the back of a pedicab. You and your pooch can see the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, the White House, the Smithsonian Museums, the US Capitol, and so much more. They stop at each monument and memorial to let you walk around and take pictures. The tours are always at your own pace and your own schedule. Dogs are always welcome on the tour at no extra cost. Furthermore, if you wish to go into any monument, they will be happy to take care of your dog while you walk around. This company was previously voted in the top 10 dog friendly tours in the US in a USAToday contest. See Details
George Washington's Mount Vernon Tour the grounds of George Washington's estate, Mount Vernon, with your leashed pets in Alexandria, VA. Pets are welcome during daytime visitation hours. Your canine companion can accompany you as you visit George Washington's tomb, the stables, the gardens, and dozens of other outdoor places. Enjoy the view of the Potomac River from the dog-friendly piazza. Pets are not allowed in the historic buildings, the museum, or the Education Center exhibition galleries. See Details
Wheel The People Pedicab Tours Wheel the People Pedicab Tours can help make you and your dog's visit to Washington DC a memorable one. These dog-friendly pedicab sightseeing tours focus on the memorials on the National Mall, landmarks on Capitol Hill, and showing you and your pup around downtown DC. Tour fees range from $80-$100 per pedicab, per hour depending upon the number of people and pets; the minimum time is 1.5 hours. Tours are offered daily. See Details
National Mall Bordered by the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington Memorial, and the Capitol Building, the National Mall is great for running, walking, picnics, and playing a game of frisbee with Fido. However, dogs must be leashed, so make it a long one. See Details
Discover DC Pedicab Tours Save your shoes from miles of wear and tear and climb aboard a dog-friendly Discover DC Pedicab for an unforgettable tour of the nation's capital. A variety of tour options await you and your pup, including a Tidal Basin tour, Moonlight Monument tour, Lincoln Assassination tour, and many more in Washington DC. Leashed pets are welcome to join their humans on nearly every tour. See Details
DC By Foot See Washington DC with your pup on a private DC By Foot walking tour! Dog-friendly tour options include the National Mall, Tidal Basin, Historic Georgetown, Capitol Hill, and many more. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on private walking tours only. Public tours are not dog-friendly. Tour departure locations vary based on chosen tour, and reservations are required. See Details
Jones Point Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Jones Point Park! Located on the Potomac River, the Park is a critical piece of Alexandria's history, and it features the last remaining riverine lighthouse in Virginia. Pets must be cleaned up after and on a leash no longer than six feet during their visit. Restrooms, water fountains, and a dog drinking bowl can be found underneath the Park's bridge, and trash bins are scattered throughout the park. Jones Point Park is open year-round from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Torpedo Factory Art Center Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA, is a dog-friendly art studio that is known for having the largest amount of working artists in one place. There's all sorts of art for you and Fido to view inside, including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture. See Details
FDR Memorial FDR Memorial is pet-friendly. The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington D.C., dedicated to the 32nd President of the United States. The memorial is the second of two that have been constructed in Washington to commemorate FDR and offers leashed dogs the chance to join their owners on the pathways that weave through the area. The popular place also pays homage to Fala, FDR's Scottish Terrier. One of the most famous presidential pets, Fala was often by the president's side and is commemorated by a statue at the memorial. You can enhance your visit with an audio tour or just enjoy a self-guided tour together. The memorial is open all day, every day of the week. See Details
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Thomas Jefferson Memorial is pet-friendly. This spectacular memorial is a columned rotunda in the style of Rome's Pantheon. Pets are allowed around the Tidal Basin and on the grounds of the memorials, but not inside the memorials themselves. Just make sure that Fido’s leash is 6 feet long or shorter. See Details
Barley Naked Brewing Co. Barley Naked Brewing Co. is a modest-sized brewhouse and taproom in Stafford, Virginia where dogs are welcome. Each batch of beer at Barley Naked Brewing Co. is individually handcrafted. See Details
Adventure DC Tricycle Tours Dogs are welcome to join their owners on tours offered by Adventure DC Tricycle Tours. This pet-friendly tour company offers tours of historic DC via tricycle, also known as a bicycle taxi, pedicab or rickshaw. Stops include all monuments, memorials and museums, including the White House, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, the Capitol, Vietnam Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, John Paul Jones, the National Air and Space Museum, Natural History Museum, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Tour guides are also happy to stay with your pooch or take them for a walk while you go inside and look around the museums where animals aren't permitted inside. Contact them directly to find out where they are stationed and to set up your very own pet-friendly tour. See Details
Lost Boy Cider Lost Boy Cider is a dog-friendly cidery in Alexandria, VA. Up to two leashed, licensed, and vaccinated dogs per person are welcome to join their owners at this cider house and enjoy the fun. No cider or food consumption for dogs is allowed. You can sometimes find food trucks and other fun events happening; check their website for current schedule. See Details
DC Military Tours DC Military Tours is a dog-friendly tour company in Alexandria, VA. Take a stroll through Old Town Alexandria and learn about its extraordinary history with a resident historian. Start your private walking tour at the Alexandria Visitor’s Center. Tours are available everyday except major holidays, and are tailored to meet your needs, so length and sites can vary. See Details
Glencarlyn Park Your pet will love the chance to cool off on a hot day in the stream at this designated off-leash area. Be careful as the park is not fenced. See Details
US National Arboretum Leashed pets are welcome to join you as you explore the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Enjoy the 446 acres of gardens with your canine companion. Dogs are not allowed on tram tours of the arboretum but you can drive through the grounds or walk with your pet. See Details
Leesylvania State Park State park with hiking trails and river access that welcomes leashed dogs. See Details
Simpson Stadium Dog Park Bring your pet for some off-leash fun at the fenced dog run in this popular city park. See Details