Dog Friendly Activities in New Orleans, LA

There are 68 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 The French Quarter
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
Pet Friendly NAWLINS SH'NANIGANS Scavenger Hunt
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
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 week for $10 or a two-week pass for $15. See Details
The Dog Levee This clean off-leash dog park is a great place for your pet to run and play. 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
Wisner Dog Park Wisner Dog Park is a small dog run with no separate areas for large and small dogs. There is a play ground and sports field nearby. See Details
Algiers Ferry This ferry departs from Canal Street and heads across the Mississippi to Algiers Point every 30 minutes. Pedestrians (on two legs or four) are free, and it is only $2 for cars. 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
Drag Queen Tour of the French Quarter 'Drag Queen Tour of the French Quarter' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Quinn. This unique tour is an adventure through the history of gender, sexuality, performance, and nightlife through the more than 300 year history of New Orleans. Dogs are welcome, although pet owners are reminded to keep their pups on a short leash as the town is known for packs of stray dogs roaming and enjoying the sights, too.
The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Guests should be prepared to walk a little under 2 miles with a single stop. Rates start at $25 per person.
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Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve There are a few pet-friendly areas at Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve including Chalmette Battlefield, the visitor center deck at Barataria Preserve, and in all parking lots. Pets are not permitted in Chalmette National Cemetery or on the trails of Barataria Preserve. Pets must be leashed at all times and may never be left unattended, even in vehicles. 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
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
Crescent Park Dog Run Downriver “Kickabout” and Dog Run – The Downriver “Kickabout” section of Crescent Park is located between the Piety Wharf and Mazant Street Ramp entrance. It offers open recreation space, a picnic area, and a fenced dog run. In this portion of Crescent Park, the banks of the Mississippi River include a natural river batture ecosystem. See Details
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
French Quarter Photo Shoot 'French Quarter Photo Shoot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Milla. You and your pooch will take a guided walking tour through the French Quarter, seeing St. Louis Cathedral, Bourbon Street, and Royal Street along the way. Your host will take great photographs for you at beautiful New Orleans locations. You will be sent 15-20 digital photos professionally edited within 5-10 days after the session. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests of all ages. Rates start at $55 per person. 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
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
St. Anna's Episcopal Church St. Anna's Episcopal Church is pet-friendly! Dogs are allowed at services. See Details
Haunted History Tours Haunted History Tours offers a variety of daily and nightly tours that will leave you SPELLBOUND! Your dog is welcome to join you. 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
Rodrique Studio New Orleans Rodrique Studio New Orleans is home to the famous Blue Dog Series. Leashed pets are welcome. See Details
Manchac Mystic Kayak Tour 'Manchac Mystic Kayak Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by A.J. If you are searching for a gorgeous, natural and picturesque kayak swamp tour, then join your host on this tour. Dogs who are comfortable in a kayak for a couple of hours are welcome on this tour. The experience lasts 5 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 8 and up. Guest who are afraid of anything you might see in a swamp should reconsider taking this tour. Rates start at $79 per person. 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