Dog Friendly Activities in Mount Pleasant, SC

There are 15 dog friendly activities in Mount Pleasant. 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 Pleasant.

Pet Friendly Adventure Harbor Tours
Adventure Harbor Tours Adventure Harbor Tours offers a wide range of different boat tours in Mount Pleasant. Service animals and pets are welcome to join their owners on the stunning ocean tours. Their tours include a trip around Morris Island, a Charleston Harbor Cruise, and Sunset Boat Cruises. Private charters are also available. You can contact them directly to find out when they are are offering their tours. See Details
Pet Friendly Sail Charleston Harbor
Sail Charleston Harbor 'Sail Charleston Harbor' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mark. Up to at total of six guests can kick back, relax and soak up the last remaining rays of sun or be as active in the sailing of Alliance as they wish. Dogs are welcome, as long as you bring a life vest for them. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $120 per person. See Details
Pitt Street Railroad Bridge This is the old railroad causeway that used to connect Mt. Pleasant to Sullivan's island. The city planted grass and palm trees and it is a beautiful place to walk your dog and watch the sunset. There are pet waste stations and a water fountain for people and for dogs. A must do when in Charleston. Parking can be tight. See Details
Palmetto Islands County Park Bring your pet with you on-leash to this lovely, tropical, 943-acre park, which also includes a fenced, off-leash dog run. See Details
Boone Hall Plantation Bring Fido along to enjoy the beautiful grounds of Boone Hall Plantation. Take a self-guided tour of the gardens and view a stunning variety of plants, flowers, and trees. The highlight of the gardens is the antique roses, growing for more than 100 years. Keep Fido on a leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed on house tours. Adults: $24; Children (6-12): $12. See Details
Rifle Range Dog Park A little hard to find, this park is situated behind the Mt P Waterworks complex and Whiteside Elementary School. There are brown signs that will guide you to the dog park but they are easy to miss! Park and walk down the forest trail and you've made it. Continuing along the short trail will bring you to the salt marsh. Water and bags for dogs at the park. See Details
Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp 'Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Bryan. You and Fido will be guided on a walking tour of Shem Creek, hearing its history and culture of shrimping and seeing the industry at work. See sites such as Old Village, oceangoing shrimp trawlers, and Geechie Seafood, sample some key lime pie, and even try your hand at casting a net or crab line. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Guests should be able to comfortably walk a mile as this is a walking tour that covers several locations. Rates start at $16 per person. See Details
Hike Your Way Through the Lowcountry 'Hike Your Way Through the Lowcountry' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Melissa. Hike through trails and learn about site, flora, and wildlife. The low country area spreads through Berkeley, Dorchester, and Charleston Counties and includes many towns and wildlife areas. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as owners clean up after them. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Guests will have to sign an incident waiver before the hike. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Nature Adventures Outfitters Nature Adventures Outfitters offers kayak and SUP (stand up paddleboard) rentals and tours. While Fido can't join you on a tour, you can absolutely bring your dog when you rent a kayak or SUP. For SUPs, please bring a towel to put on the board so the dog's claws do not tear up the padding. Also, doggy life jackets are recommended. Most dogs love water, and in case your pup jumps in, the handle on the life jacket will make it much easier to get your dog back in your boat/on your board. Our hours change with sunrise and sunset; so please call for our most current hours or to make a reservation! See Details
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park Located under the grand entryway to the town, Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park welcomes leashed dogs. The Park features ample lawn space for picnics, as well as stunning views of Charleston Harbor. Dogs are not allowed on the Park's pier. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park is open daily from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Harbor Pointe Apartments Dog Park Harbor Pointe Apartments Dog Park is pet-friendly. This off-leash dog park is for residents of the apartments. Visitors are reminded to clean up any mess that their pups leave behind. See Details
LUSH LUSH is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to sniff out the best soap on offer at this Mount Pleasant store. See Details
West Marine West Marine is a dog friendly apparel and fishing store in Mount Pleasant where Fido is welcome to join you on a leash while you shop. They carry more than 110,000 products, ranging from the rope to the latest in marine electronics. See Details
Lowe's Home Improvement Lowe's of North Mount Pleasant is a popular hardware store to shop at with Fido. This pet-friendly place is perfect for everything you need around the house, including garden supplies, furniture, hardware, paint, and a whole host of other items. See Details
James Island County Park A visit to James Island County Park is a great way to spend an afternoon in Charleston with your pup. Said to be the best dog park in Charleston, this park features a dog beach, four acres of open grassy space, a cleaning station, fenced play area for small dogs, and waste stations. See Details
Old Charleston Ghost Tours Bring Fido along on an Old Charleston Ghost Tour! This walking tour starts in Washington Park and lasts about 90 minutes. You and your pooch may even hear a story about a ghost dog that roams the streets of Charleston. See Details
Beach at Sullivans Island Sullivan's Island is pet-friendly. All dogs on Sullivan Island, including day visitors and vacation renters, must have a town-issued dog permit to visit the island, including the beach based on a January to December schedule. Town Hall, located at 2056 Middle St, issues annual permits for $35 per dog if you're a resident and $50 for non-residents. Completed applications and proof of valid rabies vaccination are required for permit. The beach is open for off-leash dogs from 5am to 10pm and on-leash from 6pm to 5am from May 1 through Septermber 30. Dogs are not permitted on the beach between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm during summer. The winter hours are 5am to 12pm for off-leash dogs and 12pm to 5am for dogs on a leash from October 1 through May 30. Dogs are permitted all day, every day during the winter months. See Details
Isle of Palm Beaches From 5:00AM until 8:00AM April 1st through September 14th and 4:00PM until 10:00AM September 15th through March 31st. Dog owners must have leash in hand, have their dog under voice command and must clean up excrement. At all other times, dogs must be on leash and under complete control, even in the water. See Details
Come on Ya'll, Let's Explore Charleston History - 10 am 'Come on Ya'll, Let's Explore Charleston History - 10 am' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Cooper. Take this walking tour with Fido and learn about the colorful history of the city. Hear about everything from modern-day Charleston to the history of slavery in the area, and see some beautiful sites along the way. Please ensure Fido is leashed. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Morris Island Morris Island is an undeveloped island at the mouth of Charleston Harbor that's only accessible by private boats. It is a fantastic place for long, off-leash beach strolls, dolphin-watching, and hunting for shells and fossilized shark teeth. Put on sunscreen and bring plenty of water for you and your pup. No boat? No problem! Adventure Harbor Tours offers 3-hour dog friendly tours of the island for $50 per adult and $30 per child (dogs free). Call (843) 442-9455 for more information. See Details
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Magnolia Plantation has beautiful gardens you can explore with Fido, but the real treat here is that dogs are also allowed on the tram tours. Dogs that can be carried are even allowed inside the plantation house. In addition to the garden, there are many nature trails on the property. See Details
Folly Beach Folly Beach is one of Charleston's more pet-friendly beaches. Dogs are allowed on the beach any time from October 1 to April 30. Between May 1 and September 30, dogs are not allowed on the beach from 10:00 am-6:00 pm. Dogs must be leashed at all times, no matter the time of year. See Details
Come on Ya'll, Let's Explore Charleston History - 2 pm 'Come on Ya'll, Let's Explore Charleston History - 2 pm' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Cooper. Take this walking tour with Fido and learn about the colorful history of the city. Hear about everything from modern-day Charleston to the history of slavery in the area, and see some beautiful sites along the way. Please ensure Fido is leashed. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. If you have a child under 2 years old please feel free to bring them with a stroller or backpack. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details