Dog Friendly Activities in Markham, IL

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Markham, and 97 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 Markham.

Pet Friendly Naked Mountain Winery & Vineyards
Naked Mountain Winery & Vineyards Naked Mountain Winery & Vineyards is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this vineyard. Established in 1976, they are known for their Barrel Fermented Chardonnay and Bordeaux style blend, Raptor Red. They are open Monday through Sunday from 11am to 5pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Gangsters and Ghosts Tours
Gangsters and Ghosts Tours 'Gangsters and Ghosts Tours' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Stevie. You and Fido will venture out on a historically-based walking tour of Chicago's Loop Vice District, highlighting the gangsters, their crimes and deals, and ghost stories of the area's past. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 20 guests of all ages. Rates start at $27 per person. See Details
Mercury's Canine Cruise *** Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. *** Dogs on boats? Yes! Bring your pooch on a leash and enjoy quality time with your dog while cruising on Chicago's waterways. Sit back, relax and soak in the city as you enjoy a lively narration of Chicago’s rich history and architectural marvels with dog-friendly highlights. Keep your dog on your lap, in a seat or on the deck. The dog cruise boat offers plenty of safe outdoor seating, water bowls and a special newspaper-lined restroom for your pet. Enjoy a great day out of doors with your favorite companion. Reserve your tickets online or at the ticket office, open daily at 8:30am. Tickets available online or dockside day-of. Adults: $37; Kids 5-15: $16; Kids under 5 are free; Dogs: $8; Groups of 20 or more, call (312) 332-1368.​ See Details
Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge Dog Park Your pet is welcome to run and play off-leash during designated hours at this fenced dog park, which includes a large grassy area with a small stream. See Details
Nordstrom Nordstrom welcomes dogs of any size inside. See Details
Mayslake Forest Preserve Dog Park This large, fenced off-leash dog park is renowned for its friendly community of pet-owners. Includes covered picnic tables, mulch ground cover, and portable restroom. See Details
Winnemac Park Pets are welcome to play on-leash at this Chicago park packed with fun recreational facilities. See Details
The Chi-Town Showdown Scavenger Hunt 'The Chi-Town Showdown Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. Discover Chicago on a scavenger hunt with your pooch. First, receive instructions and warm up for the event. Then, depart with your dog on a tour of the sights and sounds of Chi-town. Take part in fun activities and complete clues along the way. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Rates start at $22 per person. See Details
Grant Park Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash in this 18,000 square-foot fenced dog park in Chicago's famous Grant Park. You will need to get yourself a permit to use the park and have the required vaccinations to do this. See Details
Jackson Bark Jackson Bark is a dog park with an agility course located in Jackson Park, just south of the Museum of Science and Industry. See Details
Seadog Cruises Chicago You and your pooch can see the Windy City from the water aboard a Seadog Cruises speedboat. Departing from Navy Pier, Seadog Cruises offers a variety of tours to choose from. The popular Lakefront Speedboat Tour is a fast-paced, 30-minute adventure highlighting some of Chicago's top spots. If you want a more leisurely tour, head out on the 75-minute River and Lake Architecture Tour, which extends your adventure through the Chicago River Locks. As an added bonus, humans traveling with their pups receive a discount on regularly-priced tickets! See Details
Messenger Marsh Dog Park The Forest Preserve District of Will County's 5-acre fenced Messenger Marsh Dog Park provides an exercise area where dogs can run free. The Dog Park also features a smaller 1-acre park for dogs under 30 pounds. A shelter and benches provide comfort for the canines' human companions. A permit is required for use of the Dog Park. Other amenities at Messenger Marsh include a picnic shelter and multi-use trails suitable for equestrians. Located on South Bell Road, about 0.25-mile South of 159th Street. See Details
Navy Pier Navy Pier is often referred to as Chicago's lakefront playground. Dogs are welcome at the outdoor common areas of Navy Pier. Some merchants and tours providers along Navy Pier permit dogs to join their humans. There are also pet friendly restaurants along Navy Pier. See Details
Podcast Producing with a Pioneer 'Podcast Producing with a Pioneer' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jaime. Fido is welcome to join you as you learn the basics of starting your own podcast from preparation to publishing. Your host will also explain a variety of hard/software and applications, and give you hands-on experience at producing a podcast during this session. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Recommended for college students and older, interested in podcasting. No prior podcasting experience is necessary. Beginners welcome! Rates start at $150 per person. See Details
Bremen Grove Off Leash Area Newly opened off leash area located in Tinley Park run by the Cook County Forest Preserve District. Fully fenced, double gated, with two separate areas. See Details
Shoreline Sightseeing Bring Fido aboard one of the Shoreline Cruises boats for a trip on Lake Michigan or the Chicago River. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome on classic lake cruises and architecture cruises. The classic lake cruise will highlight historic lakefront sights and attractions along Lake Michigan. The architecture cruise will take you down the Chicago River to see buildings such as Tribune Tower, Wrigley Building, Trump Tower, Marina City, and more. Dogs are not permitted on special event cruises or on fireworks cruises. Shoreline Cruises depart from multiple locations depending on cruise and time. Call or visit website for exact departure location. See Details
Fullersburg Woods Fullersburg Woods is a Du Page County Forest Preserve with miles of multipurpose trails open to bicyclers, horseback riders, cross-country skiers, hikers and dog walkers. There is a section where dogs are not permitted because it is home to a lot of wildlife (signs are posted). You are expected to leash your dog, pick up after him, and keep him from swimming in Salt Creek. There are some water fountains, so bring a collapsible water bowl. See Details
Mt. Greenwood Park Leashed pets are welcome to join you at this massive Chicago public park. See Details
Burnham Greenway The Burnham Greenway 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 Chicago! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Burnham 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
Dogwood Run at Lemon Lake County Park There's loads of room to play at this 14-acre off-leash dog park, where your pet will love to make friends. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Trantina Farm Dog Park Located on the south side of 151st Street between Cedar and Gougar Roads. The park is a component of the Trantina Farm, which is the first parcel to be developed as part of Homer Township’s Open Space Program. Funding was made possible in part with an OSLAD Grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The Board and Trantina Farm Committee have established the posted rules and provided waste receptacles for park users. The southern portion of the Trantina Farm site is about 20 acres with the Dog Park comprising about 2 acres. The canine park is fenced and divided in two sections: one for smaller dogs less than 15" at the shoulder or 30 lbs. or less and the other for larger dogs. Parking, benches, a pavilion and a mowed, looped trail surrounding the Dog Park are available for horses, dogs and humans. The view from the trail offers wonderful vistas of the rolling terrain and wildlife. While the southern part of Trantina Farm site caters to our domestic friends, the northern approximate 30 acre portion is better suited for humans offering a playground, picnic area, limestone trail, restroom, fire pit, interpretive center, gardens, native prairie restoration, wildlife viewing and historical buildings. See Details
Lake Shore Park Leashed pets are welcome at this popular Chicago dog-walking spot. Located in the Near North community also called Streeterville, Lake Shore Park totals 7.08 acres and offers extensive outdoor recreational opportunities for dogs and their owners. You can extend your walk together by exploring the area with your pooch on a leash. Lake Shore Park is open every day of the week from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Star in Your Own Photo Shoot Outdoors 'Star in Your Own Photo Shoot Outdoors' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Carla. Create some unique memories with your pooch at this photoshoot in Chicago. You will walk along with your host in the Lake Street and train tracks area discovering graffiti and street art for unique photo backgrounds. Your host will capture photos of you along the way. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Please be prepared to walk 4 blocks. Rates start at $79 per person. See Details
Coliseum Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this shady, fenced, neighborhood dog park. See Details