Dog Friendly Activities in Nashville, TN

There are 83 dog friendly activities in Nashville. 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 Nashville.

Pet Friendly Centennial Park
Centennial Park Dog-friendly Centennial Park is one of Nashville's premier parks with a 132-acre area that includes the iconic Parthenon, a 1-mile walking trail, Lake Watauga, the Centennial Art Center, historical monuments, an arts activity center, a beautiful sunken garden, band shell, events shelter, sand volleyball courts, dog park and an exercise trail. See Details
Pet Friendly The Trails at Fontanel
The Trails at Fontanel Leash up your pup and head down The Trails at Fontanel for a delightful stroll along a well-maintained path. Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Whites Creek and views of the gorgeous Fontanel Mansion at this dog-friendly area in Nashville, TN. There are benches lined along the trail so you can take restful breaks alongside your hiking companion. See Details
Riverfront Park Dog Park Pet-friendly Riverfront Park Dog Park in downtown Nashville, TN, gives beautiful views of the city skyline and sits on 11 acres of green space that includes Nashville's first dog park. The dog park is 13,000 square feet of fenced, eco-friendly artificial turf, and is a great place for Fido to run and play. All the water fountains and bottle filling stations in the park feature a fountain for Fido. Outside of the dog park, visitors will find Ascend Amphitheater, solar charging stations, and botanical gardens with plenty of seating and space for picnics. See Details
Cooter's Nashville Cooter's is a museum and shop honoring the popular television show, The Dukes of Hazard. Visitors to the Nashville area can tour this dog-friendly attraction run by Ben Jones, the actor who played Cooter. On display are Cooter’s Tow Truck, Daisy’s Jeep, Rosco’s Patrol Car, and the iconic General Lee. Fido is welcome to tour the property, but dogs must remain on a leash. See Details
The Filling Station The Filling Station in Nashville, TN, is pet-friendly. This craft beer store and tasting room has tables that you and your pooch can relax at and enjoy some of the tasty tap treats. See Details
Centennial Dog Park Your pet will go wild for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate small dog area. Dogs must be vaccinated and licensed. Dogs are also allowed on the walking trails and open fields outside the park too. Public parking can be found at the Centennial Sportsplex on 25th Ave N. See Details
Iconic Nashville Instagram Photo Shoot with a Pro 'Iconic Nashville Instagram Photo Shoot with a Pro' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Christy. Contact host prior to booking to notify them of bringing a pup along. You and your pooch will take a guided photo walk tour of Nashville's most glamorous neighborhood, The Gulch. See and capture photos at iconic spots, colorful murals, popular landmarks like "The Nashville Wings," and more. Your photographer guide will take photos of you along the way. You will receive your pro edited shots (usually 20-40) within five days after tour. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 20 guests of all ages. Rates start at $99 per person. See Details
Two Rivers Dog Park Two Rivers offers a wide open space for dogs to play, a wooded shady area, and a walking track. See Details
Shelby Bottoms Greenway The Shelby Bottoms Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Nashville! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Shelby Bottoms Greenway. 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
White's Mercantile White's Mercantile is dog friendly! This "general store for the modern-day tastemaker," located in the 12 South neighborhood of Nashville, welcomes dogs to shop with their owners inside the store. The shop sells unique gifts, accessories, and home decor items and even has a section of high-quality pet items. White's Mercantile is so dog-friendly that their employees give out dog treats to their four-legged shoppers! The store is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am-6 pm, and on Sunday from noon until 5 pm. See Details
Fair Park Dog Park Nashville Fairgrounds is now home to a dog park. This popular entertainment complex has a flea market, a speedway and hosts lots of events, but we're mainly interested in the brand spanking new dog park that they've just added. This is just part of the $275-million project that includes a Major League Soccer stadium. The car-themed, fenced-in park has agility tires, benches to relax on and AstroTurf that allows dogs to play whatever the weather. The park is open weekdays from 8:00am to 4:30pm. See Details
Warner Parks Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation of Nashville and Davidson County. The Warner Parks are the largest municipally administered parks in Tennessee and together span 2684 acres of forest and field, 9 miles from downtown Nashville.

Over 500,000 people visit the Parks annually to utilize picnic areas, scenic roadways and overlooks, hiking trails, equestrian center and horse trails, cross country running courses, golf courses, athletic fields, and other areas of the park. Warner Parks is also an important historical community resource listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Draper James Stop in at actress Reese Witherspoon's flagship Draper James store with your dog. Shop for women's apparel, accessories and gift items at this 12 South pet-friendly store. The shop is open Sunday 11am-5pm, Monday - Wednesday 10am-6pm, Thursday - Saturday 10am-7pm. See Details
Gulch Dog Park Gulch Dog Park is pet-friendly. Divided into two fenced sections; a large dog area approximately 3,500 square feet and a small dog area approximately 1,500 square feet, this park isn't your run-of-the-mill canine recreation area. The space will also serve as a community hub with a food truck and gathering area approximately 2,000 square feet. The park is open every day of the week from 7am to 10pm. See Details
BarkPark BarkPark is pet-friendly. This private dog park is a great place to join classes, meet other pups and get some exercise. The park is equipped with splash pads, paddling pools and lots of fenced-in space for fun without a leash. Humans can watch their pups play from the cool covered benches. The Day Pass is $15 and applies to one dog and two humans. Monthly passes are $39 and annual passes are $199. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to 9pm. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Bass Pro Shops is a dog-friendly sporting goods store with a location in Nashville, TN. Fido is welcome to shop with you, but dogs must be kept on a leash. Bass Pro Shops offers a variety of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear. Be sure to check out the pet section and pick up some adventure gear or toys with your favorite pup. See Details
Pups N Play Dog Park Pups N Play Dog Park is located at Broadway & 6th outside of the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. Fido is welcome to enjoy some off-leash time at this enclosed area with a double-gate system. The park features a long, narrow strip of natural grass, waste bins, bag dispensers and benches. The park is conveniently located near Music City Center and many hotels. See Details
Shelby Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located behind the Shelby Park Community Center. See Details
Stones River Greenway Ten-mile paved trail system connecting Shelby Bottoms to Percy Priest Lake and linking to the YMCA on Lebanon Road, Heartland Park, and Two Rivers Park along the way. See Details
Professional Photos of 12th South Murals 'Photo Tour of Famous Nashville Murals' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jackson. Your photographer host will take you and Fido on a tour of the 12th South murals and take photos for you along the way. You will receive 25-30 edited photos within 72 hours. You will also receive printing and social media rights. Private tours available upon request. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 2 and up. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
Cumberland Transit Cumberland Transit is dog-friendly! Dogs are welcome to join their owners at this outdoor gear and sporting goods shop. Brands sold include Yeti, Trek, Mountain Khakis, Marmot, The North Face, and Kavu. Cumberland Transit is open Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday noon - 5pm. See Details
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Leash Fido up and explore the beautiful Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, located in downtown Nashville near the Capitol building. This 19-acre park includes a 200-foot granite map of the state, a 95-bell carillon, a WWII memorial, the Rivers of Tennessee fountains, and the Pathway of History, all telling the story of Tennessee in an interesting and unexpected way. There are also picnic tables and restrooms. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and you must clean up after your pet. See Details
Valerie Boutique Valerie Boutique is pet-friendly. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome inside this women's clothing store to sniff out the best deals on a variety of brands. They are open Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm, Saturday from 10am to 5pm, and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm. See Details
Game Terminal Not big on games? Grab a spot on the dog-friendly patio or find a cozy couch inside for cocktails from one of the multiple bars. GT's spacious courtyard has giant yard games and a covered patio so there’s plenty of room for hanging or gaming. Hungry? Our set food truck schedule HERE brings a variety of menu options to guests all throughout the week and served by staff so there’s no standing in line and waiting. See Details