Dog Friendly Activities in Myrtle Beach, SC

There are 11 dog friendly activities in Myrtle Beach, SC. Use the links below to get an overview of each attraction, 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 Myrtle Beach, SC, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

Myrtle Beach (Dogs on Beach Policy)

Most public beaches in the Myrtle Beach area are pet friendly during early morning hours or during late evenings year-round. From May 1 through Labor Day, dogs are allowed on the beach only before 10 am and after 5 pm. Dogs and bicycles are allowed on the boardwalk only between 5am to 10am from May 1 through Labor Day. From the day after Labor Day to April 30 each year, dogs are allowed on the beach at any time of day. At all times when dogs are allowed on the beach, they must be on a leash that is seven feet or shorter, and dog owners must pick up and properly dispose of the droppings.

Barc Parc South

This dog park has its own lake for dogs to play in and shade structures for the people. There are small and large dog areas, bathrooms, and another entrance near the small dog area.

Myrtle Beach State Park

Leashed dogs are permitted on the trails and in most of the outdoor areas of Myrtle Beach State Park. However, dogs are not permitted on any beaches in the park from 10:00 am-5:00 pm, May 1-Labor Day. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and humans must always clean up after their pets.

Barc Parc North

Your pet will love the chance to exercise off-leash at this fenced dog park with a separate area for small dogs, drinking fountains, and shade.

Barefoot Landing

Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, Barefoot Landing naturally combines beauty and nature with fun and excitement for the entire family. Migratory waterfowl, exotic fish and wildlife make Barefoot Landing their home. A stroll along the boardwalk or the dock is reminiscent of an old fishing village. As gentle breezes blow across the 27-acre lake, the temptation to sit and relax is overwhelming. Pets are most welcome on a leash. Shopping, dining, and entertainment in a natural atmosphere is the essence of Barefoot Landing. Several restaurants encourage patrons to dine with their pets in outside seating areas. And don't forget to visit the Bone Appetit Pet Bakery for some fresh home-made treats for Fido!

Surfside Beach Bark Park

Nice spot to bring Fido for a little exercise. Dogs must have current rabies vaccinations and wear current Town of Surfside Beach license tags. Tags can be purchased for $10 at Town Hall 115 US Highway 17 N.

McLean Park

This clean, attractive park is a favorite with local pet owners, who are welcome to bring their dogs on-leash, and often hosts community events.

Freeway Park

Freeway Park is a fenced dog park on 3 acres with a bridge that overlooks a nice size pond. You can feed the fish from the bridge or just hang out at the table and chairs that overlook the pond. Dogs can run off leash. All dogs must be registered at A Dog's Way Inn before entering park. Aggressive breeds are not permitted.

Vereen Memorial Park and Gardens

With several different nature trails and a boardwalk over the waterway, Vereen Memorial Park and Gardens is a great place to bring your 4 legged friend. All dogs required to be on a leash and potty bags are available to clean up after your pet.

Waggin' Tails Dog Park

Part of The North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex, Waggin' Tails Dog Park offers a fenced-in playground for dogs. The park includes separate areas for small dogs (under 25 lbs) and large dogs, water fountains, waste bags, and plenty of parking.

Huntington Beach State Park

Leashed dogs are welcome in the park year round, and on the south end of the beach. The north end of the beach prohibits pets.