Dog Friendly Activities in Missoula, MT

There are 12 dog friendly activities in Missoula. 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 Missoula.

Pet Friendly Fort Missoula Dog Park
Fort Missoula Dog Park Fort Missoula Dog Park is a popular recreation area in Missoula. There are two separate fenced in dog parks for large dogs and one for smaller dogs. Owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep an eye on pups playing. See Details
Pet Friendly Jacobs Island Bark Park
Jacobs Island Bark Park The Jacobs Island Bark Park, 6 acres at the east end of Jacobs Island Park, has been fenced on three sides and double-gated to provide a secure place for owners and their dogs to romp, get the exercise they need, and have fun off-leash. The park is bordered by the Clark Fork River and the riverbank is not fenced.

Pet owners can ensure the success of the Bark Park by following a few simple rules: 1. Owners must clean up after their pets immediately. 2. No aggressive dogs allowed. 3. Dogs must be licensed and vaccinated.
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Garnet Ghost Town Garnet Ghost Town is pet-friendly. This well preserved, former mining town is tucked into the mountain with camping facilities, a picnic area and fire pits. Leashed pets are welcome to walk around the town with their owners. Garnet Ghost Town is open every day of the week from 9:30am to 4:30pm. See Details
Beavertail Hill State Park Beavertail Hill State Park is a 65-acre dog-friendly recreation area. Located on the Clark Fork River, visitors enjoy great fishing opportunities and recreational boat users can float to their heart's content. Additionally, there's a one-hour nature trail through a thick canopy of cottonwoods that you and Fido can explore together. Dogs are welcome to join their owners throughout the park on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The park is open 24 hours during the main season, May through October. The rest of the year access is restricted to walk-in, day use visitors. See Details
Kim Williams Nature Trail The Kim Williams Nature 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 Missoula! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Kim Williams Nature 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
Bitterroot Branch The Bitterroot Branch 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 Missoula! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bitterroot Branch. 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
Riverfront Trail The Riverfront 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 Missoula! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Riverfront 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
Dee-O-Gee Dee-O-Gee is pet-friendly. This dog store offers retail goods, dog daycare, grooming and a DIY dog wash. Leashed pups are welcome inside to sniff out a new collar, leash or snack. Dee-O-Gee is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. See Details
Milltown State Park Milltown State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area. The overlook down to the Clark Fork River floodplain is the main attraction of this park, which can be accessed on the 1.5 miles of hiking trails. There are a number of other hiking trails that weave around this park, taking in views of the confluence of the Clark Fork and Blackfoot Rivers. You and Fido will discover 500 acres of terrain in total, ranging from restored river bottoms to a pine forested bluff. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The overlook at the park is open from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Council Grove State Park Council Grove State Park is dog-friendly. The park is home to stunning pines, grassy fields by the park picnic area, and cottonwoods along the Clark Fork that can all be explored by dogs and their owners. Pooches will also love the pet-friendly trails that are dotted around the park. Dogs are required by law to be on leash at all times no greater than eight feet in length. Council Grove State Park also falls under the Primitive Parks act, meaning there are little to no services onsite, so there are no dog waste bags and no trash cans. Members of the public are required to pack in and pack out all waste and trash. Council Grove State Park is open every day of the week during daylight hours. See Details
Copenhaver Plantations Copenhaver Plantations is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this farm to help choose the tree for your home this Christmas. Whether you're looking for a huge tree or a smaller pine, you'll find something that fits at this well-stocked Christmas tree farm. They are open November 23, Sunday November 25, December 1, December 2, December 8 and December 9 from 9am to 5pm. They are also open December 15 and 16 by appointment only. See Details
Greenough Park Leashed dogs are welcome at this 42-acre city park that runs along clean and beautiful Rattlesnake Creek for about 1 mile and is a diverse mix of cottonwood bottomlands and coniferous forest. A paved trail runs the length of the park and numerous unpaved paths go near the creek and toward more undisturbed places. This city park has an impressive interpretive birding trail named after Arnold Bolle, a famous conservationist and former University of Montana professor. A series of interpretive signs along the trails identify the most commonly seen birds; more than 100 bird species have been identified here. In the spring and summer, it's an especially good area to see warblers, vireos, orioles, and black-headed grosbeaks. In the winter look for pygmy owls, pine grosbeaks, and belted kingfishers, and spotted sandpipers. Pileated woodpeckers are also frequently sighted, and White-tailed deer and an occasional black bear (early morning in the fall) can be seen. See Details
Travelers' Rest State Park Travelers' Rest State Park is pet-friendly. After a discovery by archaeologists of the Lewis and Clarke's expedition campground, this area has become the only camping spot along the route with actual physical evidence of them passing through. Dogs are welcome to join their owners throughout the park on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Travelers' Rest State Park is open every day of the week from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. See Details