Dog Friendly Activities in Milwaukee, WI

There are 17 dog friendly activities in Milwaukee. 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 Milwaukee.

Pet Friendly Granville Dog Park
Granville Dog Park This huge off-leash dog park includes hills, woods, and grassy areas, as well as a creek and walking trails along the river. Dogs must be licensed and have proof of current rabies vaccination as well as a Dog Exercise Area permit tag attached to collar. See Details
Pet Friendly Estabrook Park Dog Exercise Area
Estabrook Park Dog Exercise Area Estabrook Park Dog Exercise Area provides a space for Milwaukee area dogs and dog owners to enjoy some off leash play. There is a general area for all dogs along with a separate area for small dogs. This permit-based area requires either a daily or annual pass for admission. Dogs visiting the park are required to display current license, proof of rabies vaccination, and Dog Exercise Area permit on collar. See Details
Wi Old Fashioned Cocktail Class 'Wi Old Fashioned Cocktail Class' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Leah, Angela and Andrea. Learn the steps to make the perfect traditional WI Old Fashioned including some history about this local libation. Dogs are welcome if they can be quiet during class time. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 21 and up. Rates start at $40 per person. See Details
Milwaukee Boat Line Cruises For on the water fun with your pup, Milwaukee Boat Line cruises welcome well-behaved, leashed pets on their public cruises. Enjoy the cityscape views as you cruise along the Milwaukee River and out onto Lake Michigan. Dogs are welcome on all general cruises but restrictions apply for specialty voyages. Sightseeing tours are offered May through October. See Details
Oakleaf Trail (Old-76 Bike Tour) The Oakleaf Trail (Old-76 Bike Tour) 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 Milwaukee! Dogs must be kept on leashes no longer than 6 feet, and any pet waste must be picked up and disposed of immediately. See Details
Community Bark Dog Wash & Coffee Bar (Bayside) Community Bark is a place where you can hang with your dog INSIDE and enjoy delicious Alterra Coffee, surf the web, or just relax. They also have a great dog wash for SelfBarks (you wash), FullBarks (they wash) and Pro Grooming. Fantastic doggy supplies too -- only the best for your pup! Community Bark is also the place for many pet friendly events in the Milwaukee area. See Details
Lakeshore Paddle Sport Rentals We offer paddleboat rentals for you and you furry friend. We are located at Discovery World Museum's South dock. One-hour rentals allow you to explore two different quiet water lagoons -- Lakeshore State Park and Summerfest grounds. The city views from the boats are second to none. We are animal lovers who will assist in getting you and your pet on board and provide a quilt for his or her comfort. See Details
Bay View Dog Park About an acre of fenced-in area for dogs. See Details
Community Bark Dog Dog Wash & Coffee Bar (Bay View) Community Bark is a place where you can hang with your dog INSIDE and enjoy delicious Alterra Coffee, surf the web, or just relax. They also have a great dog wash for SelfBarks (you wash), FullBarks (they wash) and Pro Grooming. Fantastic doggy supplies too -- only the best for your pup! Community Bark is also the place for many pet friendly events in the Milwaukee area. See Details
McKinley Marina Park Bring your dog for a beautiful walk on the lake at this lovely park. Pets welcome as long as they are leashed. See Details
Pabst Milwaukee Brewery and Taproom Pabst Milwaukee Brewery and Taproom is pet friendly. You'll find a selection of beers, soft drinks, and bar snacks throughout the week and a full menu through Great Lakes Galley Kitchen on Thursday and Friday. Dogs are allowed on the outdoor patio, but are not permitted in the tasting room or on the brewery tour. Pabst is open Thursday from 4pm to 11pm, Friday from 2pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm-7pm. See Details
Black Husky Brewing Black Husky Brewing is dog-friendly. Dogs are allowed inside the taproom and out in the patio area on a leash and under control. Since they allow dogs, they don't prepare their own food. If you or Fido get peckish, ask them for their folder full of local restaurants for a delivery instead. Black Husky Brewing is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, Friday from 3pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Broken Bat Brewing Co. Broken Bat Brewing is pet-friendly. Providing its patrons with sight lines to the brew house and fermentation tanks, as well as 8 TVs showing that days’ sports or events, you and your pooch may end up spending a whole afternoon sampling the specialties of Straight Chedd – an apricot pale ale, Corre Corre – a Mexican Lager with fresh lime, Golden Sombrero – an American Pilsner, and Ugly Finder – a Hazy NE IPA. Broken Bat Brewing Co. is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Friday from 2:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. See Details
Estabrook Beer Garden Estabrook Beer Garden features beers imported from the Munich Hofbräuhaus. All beer is served in the appropriate 1/2 Liter or Full Liter heavy glass mug. A $5 refundable deposit is required for the use of a mug. Leashed dogs are welcome, and there is a dog park on the property. See Details
Milwaukee's A Splash of Color Scavenger Hunt Tour Milwaukee's A Splash of Color 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
Milwaukee RiverWalk The Milwaukee RiverWalk winds through the heart of the city, tying together three distinct riverfront neighborhoods — the Historic Third Ward, Downtown, and Beerline B – and bringing you to the doorstep of some of the city’s best restaurants, brewpubs, shops, and nightlife. The RiverWalk is also home to an outdoor art gallery called RiverSculpture! that includes both permanent pieces and temporary installations that change periodically. Ranging from small, whimsical sculptures such as Gertie, the world's most celebrated duck, to sizable and striking abstract works, there are currently 20 sculptures on display representing national, regional, and local artists. Leashed dogs are welcome on the walk. See Details
Milwaukee's A Splash of Color Scavenger Hunt Tour Milwaukee's A Splash of Color Scavenger Hunt Rout 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
Johnson Dog Park This huge 28-acre off-leash dog park includes wooded areas and fields, a river, and loads of other attractions for your pet to enjoy. See Details
Mitchell Park Off Leash Dog Park This lovely off-leash dog park has plenty of green gas, walking trails, shade trees, and access to a creek to splash in. See Details
Stigler Nature Preserve This preserve has a small trail (about 1 mile long) looping through the trees that is perfect for dogs to explore. There is a clearing of high grass about halfway through, but the remainder of the trail winds through the woods. See Details
Fox Brook Park This beautiful Brookfield park serves as a wetlands preserve. Bring your leashed pet for a stroll on the perimeter trail, and try to catch sight of some wildlife. See Details
Currie Park Dog Exercise Area Currie Park Dog Exercise Area provides a space for Milwaukee area dogs and dog owners to enjoy some off leash play. This permit-based area requires either a daily or annual pass for admission. Dogs visiting the park are required to display current license, proof of rabies vaccination, and Dog Exercise Area permit on collar. See Details
Minooka Dog Exercise Area Off-leash dog exercise area. Large fenced in area for small breeds and a separate area for large breeds. See Details
Runway Dog Exercise Area Runway Dog Exercise Area provides a space for Milwaukee area dogs and dog owners to enjoy some off leash play. There is a general area for all dogs along with a separate area for small dogs. This permit-based area requires either a daily or annual pass for admission. Dogs visiting the park are required to display current license, proof of rabies vaccination, and Dog Exercise Area permit on collar. See Details