Dog Friendly Activities in Mount Charleston, NV

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Mount Charleston, and 9 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 Mount Charleston.

Pet Friendly Mount Charleston
Mount Charleston Pet owners looking to escape the desert heat with Fido should check out the dog-friendly Mount Charleston. Located just an hour away from downtown Las Vegas, Mount Charleston has 50 miles of hiking trails in a climate with temperatures averaging 20 degrees lower than Sin City. One of the most popular hikes from November is the Bristlecone Trail, perfect for sledding, snowman building, and playing fetch with snowballs. The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area offers opportunities for year-round fun. See Details
Pet Friendly Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is less than a half-hour drive from the Strip in Las Vegas. Leashed pets are allowed on dog-friendly trails. Owners are required to clean up after their dogs. Baggies for waste disposal are available in the campground and at the Scenic Drive fee station. Fido must be leashed at all times in the campground areas, and at other developed facilities such as the visitor center, Willow Springs picnic area and Red Rock overlook. Due to the extreme temperatures in the Canyon, pet owners should never leave their pets unattended inside their vehicles, and you should bring plenty of water for your pet as well. There is a fee per vehicle to enter. See Details
Spring Mountain Ranch Spring Mountain Ranch is dog-friendly. Located adjacent to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, there are lots of hiking trails throughout the park to explore. Along the way, you can stop in a tree-shaded picnic area and use the provided grills to heat up a sausage for Fido. The entrance fee is $10. Dogs are welcome to join their owners, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. The opening times of this area vary depending on the time of year. The park is open in June, July or August from 8am to 8pm; September from 8am to 7pm; October from 8am to 6pm; November, December, January and February from 8:00am to 4:30pm; March and April from 8:00am to 6:00pm; and May from 8:00am to 7:00pm. See Details
Fossil Ridge Loop Fossil Ridge Loop is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Blue Diamond, Nevada that offers the chance to see the local wildlife. The trail is used for hiking, walking, running, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Leashed dogs are allowed. See Details
Foxtail Picnic & Winter Snowplay Area Foxtail Picnic & Winter Snowplay Area is a recreation area in Las Vegas with access to dog-friendly, year-round fun! Visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, scenic driving and winter snowplay in this forested desert oasis. During the winter season, you and Fido can enjoy hillside snowplay, snowshoeing, sledding, building snowmen and making snow angels Parking and space is limited, so they operate on a first come, first served basis. There is a fee per vehicle to enter. Hours may vary depending on conditions, closures may occur at any time. Foxtail is required to have 12" of snow for sledding and may close due to conditions. See Details
Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Leashed dogs are allowed everywhere except buildings. Mammoths, lions, and camels once roamed along wetlands just north of what is now known as Las Vegas, Nevada. Their history is preserved at Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument and is ready to be discovered. The national monument is 22,650 acres and stretches along US Highway 95 north of Aliante to Creech Air Force Base. Because it’s a new park, there is no visitor center, facilities or parking areas. Right now to access the park, people can park on nearby public roads in the cities of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, and they can enter the monument on foot. See Details
Bristlecone Trail The Bristlecone Trail is dog-friendly. From November onwards, this trail is perfect for sledding, snowman building, and playing fetch with snowballs. See Details
Lovell Canyon Trail Lovell Canyon Trail is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Las Vegas, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail. This is an easy hike that takes you through some beautiful wooded area. See Details
Cathedral Rock Trail Cathedral Rock Trail is pet-friendly. At nearly three miles, this out-and-back trail is rated moderate as it can get a little steep at times. Bring your leashed pooch with you to wander up from Mazie Canyon, enjoying wildflowers and butterflies during the spring. You can pause for a moment at the waterfall around halfway up the pathway which has an old road leading to it. The trail climbs a few short, steep switchbacks before reaching the summit, with a spectacular view of Kyle Canyon. Be careful of wintery hikes as this spot is a major avalanche zone and clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
White Rock Canyon Wash White Rock Canyon Wash is a nice trail to enjoy with Fido. The trailhead is located on 93 Northbound. To get there from Las Vegas, you take 93 Southbound past the Hoover Dam about 4 miles. You will then need to use the crossover to get to 93 Northbound. You will actually pass the trailhead and need to backtrack. The trailhead is clearly marked. Make sure to bring plenty of water for you and your pup. See Details