Dog Friendly Activities in New Orleans, LA

There are 72 dog friendly activities in New Orleans. 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 Orleans.

Pet Friendly Witches Brew Tours
Witches Brew Tours This tour is dog-friendly. New Orleans’ ONLY French Quarter walking ghost tour that covers 4 topics in 1 tour!! Ghosts, Voodoo, vampires, and witchcraft are covered on the haunted tour. See Details
Pet Friendly Haunted History Tours
Haunted History Tours Haunted History Tours in New Orleans offers a variety of daily and nightly dog-friendly tours that will leave you SPELLBOUND! Your dog is welcome to join you. See Details
Woldenberg Riverfront Park Woldenberg Riverfront Park is pet-friendly. Walk your dog next to the mighty Mississippi at beautiful Woldenberg Park. Enjoy the ships floating by and the interesting sculptures that dot the landscape near the docks. You and your pooch can enjoy a picnic on the grass or on one of the benches. Woldenberg Riverfront Park is open Sunday through Thursday from 6am to 10pm and Friday to Saturday from 6am to 12pm. See Details
The French Quarter The historic French Quarter, located in the heart of New Orleans, is the Crescent City's oldest neighborhood. A combination of great food, beautiful architecture and live music serve as the perfect backdrop for a great vacation with Fido. Take your dog for a stroll along the streets of the Vieux Carre, browse offerings at the market, and share a beignet with your favorite pooch. He'll thank you for it. See Details
NOLA Ghosts Bring your paranormal-loving pooch on a haunted tour of historic French Quarter with NOLA Ghosts. Leashed-dogs are welcome on tours, which wind through haunted streets containing many infamous locations, such as the LaLaurie Mansion, home of a famous murderess. NOLA Ghosts guides venture to logically explain why a place is haunted by telling stories of historic events. Tours meet and end in the French Quarter at Jackson Square, at the cathedral entrance steps. Tours are held nightly at 8pm, along with other offerings. Admission must be purchased online, in advance. NOLA Ghosts is hosted by Colonial Ghosts, LLC. See Details
Metairie Cemetery Metairie Cemetery contains 9,000 tombs dating as far back as the 1800s. The property is well kept and includes miles of roads and paths to explore. Leashed dogs are permitted as long as owners clean up after them. Open daily from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. See Details
City Park This 1,300 acre park in the heart of New Orleans isn't a dog park, per se, but leashed pets are allowed. The park sustained considerable damage from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but due to dedicated restoration efforts, the park is open and ready for your visit. Check out great attractions like the Botanical Gardens, a golf driving range, tennis courts, a sculpture garden, Storyland (a fairytale theme park for kids), and a 13 acre full-service horse riding stable. See Details
Ghost City Tours Whether you prefer a family-friendly excursion or a late-night adult-only tour, Ghost City Tours has the tour for you. Options include the Ghosts of New Orleans Tour, The New Orleans Cemetery Tour, and The Thrillers and Killers Tour. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on all tours, with the exception of the Ghost City Haunted Pub Crawl and the New Orleans Ghost Hunt Experience. Tours take approximately 90 minutes and operate seven nights a week. Tour times and departure locations vary by chosen tour. See Details
Algiers Point Canal Street Ferry The dog-friendly Algiers Point Canal Street Ferry in New Orleans, LA, brings small dogs and their owners back and forth across the Mississippi River. Dogs must travel in a carrier and the carrier must fit on the person’s lap. The ferry leaves Algiers Point every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour, and leaves Canal Street every 30 minutes at a quarter until and a quarter after the hour. It takes about 30 minutes from boarding to get to the other side. The ride is for pedestrians and bikers only and costs $2. Dogs ride for free. See Details
Bayou Sauvage Ridge Trail Bayou Sauvage Ridge Trail is pet-friendly. It's a great way to see the swampland that Louisiana has to offer. You can enjoy all the sights of the area without getting your feet wet on the boardwalk. See Details
St. Anna's Episcopal Church St. Anna's Episcopal Church is pet-friendly! Dogs are allowed at services. See Details
NOLA City Bark NOLA City Bark Dog Park is New Orleans' premier off-leash dog park and includes 4.6 landscaped acres in beautiful City Park with separate play areas for small and big dogs, double entrance gates, water fountains for dogs and humans, shade pavilions, an event lawn, Mutt Mitts for clean-up, on-site restrooms, and a .25-mile walking trail. The property is bounded by Zachary Taylor Drive, Diagonal Drive, and Magnolia Drive. You'll find NOLA City Bark behind Popp Fountain. Permits are required to use the park. If you are visiting the city or have out-of-town guests coming for vacation, you can purchase a temporary pass for one or two weeks. See Details
Cemetery/French Quarter Walking Tour 'Cemetery/French Quarter Walking Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Muriel. Only small dogs that can be carried can be brought on this tour, as dogs need to be carried in the cemetery. You and your pooch will take a guided walking tour of the French Quarter and hear about its amazing history, architecture and famous occupants. You will then visit the oldest African community in the United States, known as Treme. Afterwards, you will see St. Louis Cemetery #2 where you guide will explain the unusual burial process. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Second Line Brewing Second Line Brewing is a pet-friendly brewery in New Orleans that welcomes leashed dogs in the beer garden. Watch your favorite game on TV while sipping on one of their craft brews. Food trucks may be on site during the week; check their website for a current schedule of events. See Details
Louis Armstrong Park Located near the French Quarter, Louis Armstrong Park has plenty of space for you to enjoy a picnic with your pup. Park features include Congo Square, sculptures, duck ponds, and plenty of green space. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Marie Laveau's House Of Voodoo Marie Laveau's House Of Voodoo is a Voodoo Shop in New Orleans. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed inside the store, but popular tours do meet outside. See Details
Bloody Mary's Tours Bloody Mary's Tours offers a pet-friendly French Quarter Supernatural Tour and Ghost Hunt Walking Tour in New Orleans, LA. Explore the most haunted and sneak off the beaten path to tour the heart and souls of New Orleans. Tours start at 8pm and are held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The tours last 2 and a half hours. Prices vary per person, but pups join for free. See Details
Gallery Rinard Gallery Rinard is a dog-friendly art gallery in the French Quarter of New Orleans. You and your pooch will discover lots of work from local artists, including the gallery owner, Matt Rinard. Unlike a number of southern galleries in the area who offer up classic-style pictures, Gallery Rinard specializes in vibrant pictures of whimsical and humorous depictions of dogs and cats, perfect for Fido's collection. Gallery Rinard is open every day of the week from 10am to 6pm. See Details
Miel Brewery and Taproom Miel Brewery and Taproom is a pet-friendly brewery in the vibrant city of New Orleans. Their mission is to provide patrons with fresh beer made by using as many local ingredients as possible, to be environmentally friendly, and to treat others as they would like to be treated, which includes Fido. They offer a range of beers on tap, including hoppy IPAs, pilsner, saison, cream ale, and stout. Dogs who get peckish will appreciate the occasional food trucks that rock up in the car park. Miel Brewery and Taproom is a cash-free facility, so don't forget to take your card. They are open Monday through Thursday from 2pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
The Dog Levee This clean off-leash dog park is a great place for your pet to run and play. See Details
Lush Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics on Royal Street is pet-friendly. You can bring Fido inside the store with you while you decide which natural concoction you'd like to buy. They specialize in soaps, bath bombs, cream, gifts, and lots of other deliciously aromatic products. If you're unsure about what will best suit your needs, one of the Lush experts will be happy to help you pick the right thing for you. Lush is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 8pm and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Lafayette Square Lafayette Square is pet-friendly. Lafayette Square is located across from the historical Gallier Hall, former City Hall and another great site for music throughout the years. Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of New Orleans right in the heart of the Central Business District. Lafayette Square is also host to the Wednesday at the Square, a free summer concert series featuring the top names in local acts. The Square is also home to a fall blues music festival. Leashed pups are welcome in the square. See Details
NAWLINS SH'NANIGANS Scavenger Hunt 'NAWLINS SH'NANIGANS Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. Discover New Orleans on a scavenger hunt with your pooch. First, receive instructions and warm up for the event. Then, depart with your dog on a tour of the sights and sounds of New Orleans. Take part in fun activities and complete clues along the way. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Rates start at $22 per person. See Details
New Orleans Street Art & Mural Walk Ft. Banksy 'New Orleans Street Art & Mural Walk Ft. Banksy' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Carlos and Loreli. You and your pooch will take a guided walking tour through New Orleans to discover towering murals, hidden street art, and underground art history. You'll get an insider's perspective on some of the city's best art, music venues, retaurants, and plenty of great photo ops! The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 12 guests of all ages. Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details