Dog Friendly Activities in New Braunfels, TX

There are 7 dog friendly activities in New Braunfels. 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 New Braunfels.

Pet Friendly Cypress Bend Park
Cypress Bend Park This gem of a park is relatively undiscovered, meaning you'll have plenty of space to soak up the quiet with your four-legged friend. Pets welcome on-leash. See Details
Pet Friendly Painting in the Guadalupe River.
Painting in the Guadalupe River. 'Painting in the Guadalupe River.' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rachel. Your pooch is welcome to accompany you to this painting experience along the river. He can even play in the water while you paint. Your host will provide chairs and all materials needed to paint the cypress lined river. Paint kits fit on your lap so that you can sit with your feet in the water and relax. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 6 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. No prior experience required. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
New Braunfels Dog Park Dog Park hours are dawn to dusk. Owners are legally and financially liable for damage or injury inflicted by their dog(s). The City of New Braunfels has no liability or responsibility for injuries in the dog park. No dogs without people. Dogs must be under voice control at all times. No more than 3 dogs per human. Watch your dogs at all times. Discourage barking and digging. If your dog digs a hole, fill it in. Your dog must wear a collar in the park at all times with up to date annual vaccinations and licenses of New Braunfels visible. No spike, prong or pinch collars. Your dog must be leashed to and from the parking area. Clean up after your dog and dispose of waste materials properly. No contagious or aggressive dogs. Do not let your dog mount other dogs. Watch for signs of aggression. If your dog becomes aggressive leave the park immediately. No dogs in heat. Closely monitor un-neutered males. Dogs must be over 4 months old. Bring children at your own risk. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking, alcohol, glass containers, bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, other animals, or toys (including play pools) allowed in the park. No dog or human food, except for training purposes in the agility area. Commercial/professional dog training is not allowed, unless approved by the Parks and Recreation Department. If approved, 20% of gross sales will be remitted to the City. See Details
Roger Beasley Hyundai New Braunfels Full service Hyundai store offering new and preowned vehicles. Doggie amenities included a dog run, outdoor waiting room, dog treats and more. A friendly Fido is always welcomed while you shop, buy or have your vehicles serviced! See Details
TA New Braunfels This gas station has a Country Pride, Popeyes, Subway, O'Deli's and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Chuck's Tubes Leashed dogs can tube too! You are responsible, though, for your dog at all times. Also, dogs can puncture their tube. There will be a $25 cash charge for your dog's tube should your dog puncture or lose its tube. See Details
Whitewater Sports Whitewater Sports is a pet-friendly tubing and raft rental service in Texas Hill Country. Located in the German town of New Braunfels, the best float in Guadalupe invites you and your pooch to bob up and down in the gently flowing water together. Dogs are welcome to go tubing on the Guadalupe River and ride on shuttles with you via Whitewater Sports. Check the website before you set off to make sure the river conditions are good for a float. Trips start at $24 and you and your pooch can choose between Horseshoe Only for a 2 hour float, Whitewater Sports to 4th Crossing for 4 hours and Top of Horseshoe to 4th Crossing for a 6 hour float. See Details
Rio Vista Park This is the section of the Rio Vista Park that has the white water paddle area. It is a great place to take you dog for a dip. Leashes required out of the water, and if your dog becomes a problem, the park rangers will have a talk with you. See Details
Comanche Lookout Park 4.55 miles of nature hiking trail Playground Park toilet 14 picnic units Parking Nothing rentable Adjacent to Semmes Branch Library See Details
Lions Club Tube Rental Take your doggy tubing! But be warned, if fido pops a tube you lose your deposit. Take some old canvas to put under him, or use dog shoes. You can ride back in the taxis, but it is usually limited to one dog per taxi unless they are small. Great fun way to spend the day with your friend. See Details
San Marcos Dog Park at Memorial Park Your pet will thank you for the chance to play off-leash at this dog park, which is fully fenced and includes running water and a separate area for smaller pets. See Details
Schertz Dog Park Brand new park! Behind Schertz fire dept. See Details
Purgatory Creek Natural Area Dog-friendly Purgatory Creek Natural Area is within the Edward Aquifer recharge zone, is home to purgatory creek and includes upland meadows, canyon buffs of forty-feet or more, dense juniper thickets, champion oaks, and a flood control dam. Great place to let your dog trail blaze on-leash. Purgatory Creek Natural Area features a pet mitt dispenser. See Details
Pletz Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Pletz Park, which is located on Picardie Drive in San Antonio. See Details
Barky Park 2 acre off leash park located in Max Starcke Park West (in front of golf course). Double gated entries, water, benches under ancient pecan trees, small dog side (25 lbs. and under) and large dog side (25 lbs and over) See Details
Shanty Tubes Shanty Tubes is pet-friendly. They offer tubing trips down the Guadalupe River in Texas. Shanty Tubes has two tubing tours on offer: one is the shorter Horseshoe Loop section and the other is the 4th Crossing Bridge. You and your pooch can rent a tube for $18 each. Shanty Tubes is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 8pm and Saturday to Sunday from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Universal City Dog Park Only dog park In the area. A few patches of grass here and there. Has a small dog area. A lot of owners don't clean up after their dog. And ran into a couple dogs who don't play nice. Has covered sitting area with tables. It gets busy after 5 till dark. See Details
TA San Antonio This gas station has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, Popeyes, and a Pizza Hut Express. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Petro San Antonio This gas station has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, O'Deli's, and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Natural Bridge Caverns Pets are welcome throughout the park grounds (outside the caverns), provided they are leashed, under owner control at all times, and their owners pick up after them. For health and safety reasons, only Service Animals meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act standards, are permitted to go on the cavern tours or in the buildings. Free crates are available upon request to guests on a first come, first serve basis. Crates are in a non-public, outside shaded area. Please do not leave pets in vehicles while taking a tour. See Details
Canyon Overlook Park Canyon Overlook Park is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome on this trail that overlooks a pretty lake in Texas. Don't forget to clean up any mess your pup leaves behind to preserve the cleanliness of the trail and the surrounding water. See Details
Kathi's Resale Kathi's Resale is pet-friendly. Kathi and her family have happily been serving the Canyon Lake and surrounding communities since 1989. From the smallest baby clothing to the largest antique dresser, and everything in-between, you'll find plenty of gems at this Texas thrift store. Kathi's Resale is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm. See Details