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Dog Friendly Activities in Newland, NC

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Newland, and 29 more nearby. 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 Newland.

Pet Friendly Linville Falls
Linville Falls Linville Falls is a pet-friendly hike in Newland. Flowing from its headwaters high on the steep slopes of Grandfather Mountain, the Linville River flows cascades through two falls on its way to a beautiful gorge. Linville Gorge was America's first officially designated wilderness area. Enjoy the towering hemlocks, dense stands of rhododendron, and native wildflowers on the trails that surround the falls with your leashed pooch. See Details
Pet Friendly Banner Elk Winery
Banner Elk Winery Banner Elk Winery is a dog-friendly winery nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Fido is welcome to join you inside the tasting room or outside for a tasting or a tour. Enjoy stunning views and award-winning wines while you explore the property. Open seasonally. Check their website or call before visiting. See Details
Emerald Village Bring Fido to roam through Emerald Village, a group of gem, mining, and historical attractions nestled deep within the Blue Ridge Mountains. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome everywhere in Emerald Village, including the North Carolina Mining Museum and the historic Bon Ami Mine. Take a tour deep underground, pan for gold, and explore the Discovery Mill Building. Admission varies between activities, and Emerald Village is open seasonally. Dog owners can check out Emerald Village's website for more information on dates, rates, tours, and times. See Details
Mast General Store Mast General Store is pet-friendly. This is the original Mast General Store. Located in the small community of Valle Crucis, North Carolina’s first rural historic district, the store is stocked with country gourmet foods, cast iron cookware, speckleware, old-fashioned toys, footwear for all walks of life, hardware, and more. Mast General Store is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00am to 6:30pm and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. See Details
The Blowing Rock 1/4 mile loop of breathtaking views which was easy to walk. They said we love dogs especially if you scoop. They loved our very big lab. Make sure you're dog is on a short leash because there are cliffs. If you don't like heights take 321 instead of 221 to get there. See Details
Grandfather Mountain Grandfather Mountain is pet-friendly. Whether you prefer a more leisurely stroll along one of the many nature trails through gentle forests and meadows or love hiking in the backcountry, you and Fido will find plenty of beauty to savor as you explore the breathtaking wonder of Grandfather Mountain. Pets must be leashed at all times and are not permitted inside any building or in the Animal Habitats area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Mast General Store Mast General Store in Boone, NC is dog-friendly. Leashed pets are welcome to join their humans in this quintessential general store located in downtown Boone. See Details
Crabtree Falls Loop Trail Crabtree Falls Loop Trail is a moderately difficult, 2.5 mile hike on the Blue Ridge Parkway that will take about 1.5 to 2 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely trail, popular for its waterfall, is best spring through fall since the road to the campground is closed October through May. Day hiking is free, and an honor payment system is in place for tent and RV camping. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Price Lake Loop Trail Price Lake Loop Trail is an easy, 2.3 mile hike at Price Lake Campground that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will take you around the pristine Price Lake located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. From May through October you can camp in one of the 180 sites in this scenic park. Enjoy the picnic area, fishing, and non-motorized boating. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. There is also a campground fee to camp overnight. See Details
Beech Mountain Bark Park The Beech Mountain Bark Park is a fenced, off-leash dog park where well-behaved dogs can exercise in a clean, safe environment. This park is a beautiful, well-maintained space open to all dog lovers and friends who are willing to uphold the park's rules and restrictions. There are two play areas (large/small dog), ample parking, a 56' tall split rail fence & wire mesh, a safety zone entry gate, links to greenway trail, dog watering stations, waste stations, and benches. See Details
High Bluff and Rhododendron Gardens Trails The High Bluff and Rhododendron Gardens Trails are a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike on Roan Mountain that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. You will need to visit this trail April through November, since that is when the road to the gardens is open, but the best time is mid to late June when the Catawba rhododendrons are in bloom. Please note that dogs do not need to be on a leash on trails, except in the developed areas, parking lots, and picnic areas; they must be under voice control at all times; small parking fee. See Details
Otter Falls Trail Otter Falls Trail is pet-friendly. Here, you'll find great walking and biking paths down to a beautiful river and falls. There's also a nice parking lot too, although it does get busy on weekends. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
Flat Rock Loop Trail Flat Rock Loop Trail welcomes leashed dogs on a hike through beautiful North Carolina. This trail is under a mile and leads to great views across the forested area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. The trail can be accessed every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Doc's Rocks Gem Mine Pets are family too :) We are a local family operated tourist location in Blowing Rock and even the four- legged family members are welcome. We are very pet friendly and love to see people out with their dogs. We have a gift shop and a large outside area for our guest. Just down the parking lot is a paved walking trail by the stream so if Fido gets a little bored there is a nice area to walk. See Details
Grandfather Vineyard Winery Leashed dogs are welcome inside the tasting room at Grandfather Vineyard Winery, located in Banner Elk, NC. The winery produces several different white and red varietals and sweet wine. Tastings range from $6 for 4 half-ounce pours up to $10 for 8 half-ounce pours of dry wines. Grandfather Vineyard Winery is Monday - Saturday noon - 6pm and Sunday 1pm - 5pm. See Details
Greenway Trail Greenway Trail is a pet-friendly pathway in Boone. This fully accessible trail is paved or gravel and flat to allow walkers of all levels to wander together. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. The trail is always open. See Details
Tweetsie Railroad Tweetsie Railroad is pet-friendly. The Miner's Mountain Theater plays two shows, Hopper & Porter and the Cloggers. It’s an open air venue and dogs are welcome. Tweetsie also plays host to the awesome K-9s In Flight Frisbee Demo. Pets are not permitted on trains, buses, or rides, in the Deer Park Zoo, in areas where food is served, or on the Chair Lift. Tweetsie is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Mystery Hill Amazing visitors since 1948 - A natural gravitational anomaly and a series of optical illusions offer something for all ages to enjoy. Over 50,000 Arrowheads on display, Visit the 1903 home of the founders of Appalachian State University, Old Time Photos, Gem Mining, Giant soap bubbles, pet friendly rental cabins onsite (see Riverside Log Cabins) See Details
Black Rock Trail Black Rock Trail is a mile long route beginning at the far end of Black Rock Parking Area at Grandfather Mountain State Park in Linville, NC. A great hike for families and casual trailblazers, you and your leashed dog are welcome to traverse this scenic trail packed with mountain views, rock formations and an abundance of woodland beauty. On your way to Black Rock, take a short detour to walk underneath a giant boulder known as Arch Rock. A loop at the end of this trail leads to a number of outcropping with expansive views across Blue Ridge Parkway toward Beacon Heights and Grandmother Mountain. Visitors should be prepared for changeable weather, bring suitable hiking shoes, and register their name on the sign-in board at the parking area. See Details
Woods Walk Woods Walk is a dog-friendly trail loop within Grandfather Mountain State Park in Linville, NC. This short 0.4 mile trail has gradual grades and a wide path making it perfect for families with pets and those seeking a relaxed walk. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the opportunity to identify 64 different flower and plant species in addition to 19 tree types. Woods Walk is the lowest trail in this mountainous area and ideal for a casual winter stroll. There are three exits leading to picnic spots in the upper portion of this trail and rest benches dotted along the route. See Details
Tanawha Trail Tanawha Trail is a difficult, 5.4 mile hike on the Blue Ridge Parkway that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. You will certainly get a workout on this trail, but you won't mind one bit when you see the views that are in store for you. This trail is best on a sunny, clear day in the fall. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet; to protect the fragile plant environment, dogs are not allowed on the section of the Tanawha Trail between Wilson Creek and Rough Ridge. See Details
The Historic Orchard at Altapass Bring Fido along for a delightful time picking apples and enjoy country air at the Historic Orchard at Altapass. At the orchard, you will find heirloom apples, a butterfly garden, trails, hay rides, a general store, free music programs, and plenty of history. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times and make sure to clean up after him. See Details
Photography Class and Hiking Experience 'Photography Class and Hiking Experience' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Alexa. You and your pooch will take a photo hike on Grandfather Mountain. Your host will teach you about using manual mode, achieving correct exposure in difficult and weird lighting, and overall how to get the most out of your camera beyond shooting in auto. Along the way your host will also photograph you and Fido. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 12 and up. Guests must be familiar hiking or spending time in the outdoors and bring a camera. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Elk Knob State Park Elk Knob State Park offers fantastic views of the summit from one of the highest peaks in North Carolina. There are currently four trails, ranging in difficulty levels, all equally rewarding. Dogs are allowed on all trails, but must remain leashed. Elk Knob also features backcountry camping, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. See Details