Dog Friendly Activities in North Charleston, SC

There are 8 dog friendly activities in North Charleston. 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 North Charleston.

Pet Friendly Wag-n-Splash
Wag-n-Splash We are Charleston's only indoor pool for dogs. The 9,000 gallon pool is heated and has a saltwater system. All swims are private and by appointment only. Bring your water loving dog in for a fun, energy draining swim before you explore the city. See Details
Pet Friendly Snafu Brewing Company
Snafu Brewing Company Snafu Brewing Company is dog-friendly. All of their beers are made in-house, so you know you're getting some fresh and delicious brews when you visit. Dogs are welcome throughout the building and outside on a leash, as long as they are under control and all mess is cleaned up. Give their Snafu Tang a try, a sour ale brewed with oranges. Snafu is open Tuesday from 3pm to 7pm, Wednesday through Friday from 3pm to 10pm, and Saturday from 2pm to 10pm. See Details
Mixson Avenue Dog Park Mixson Avenue Dog Park is a fully-fenced park for Fido in North Charleston, SC. This dog-friendly area has play apparatus for athletic pups, benches for owners to sit, and convenient pet waste stations. See Details
Wannamaker County Park Dogs are welcome to enjoy some off-leash playtime at the fenced dog park located within Wannamaker County Park. Features include shaded areas, benches for humans, and a water station. Leashed dogs are also welcome to enjoy the trails and many of the other park features outside of the dog park. The dog park is closed on Mondays until 10:00 am for maintenance. There is a fee to enter Wannamaker County Park. See Details
Riverfront Park Dog Park Riverfront Park offers an off-leash area for dogs and their humans to enjoy playtime. Leashed dogs are also welcome throughout the rest of the park. The fully-fenced dog park is located near the playground. See Details
Firefly Distillery Firefly Distillery is a dog-friendly distillery in North Charleston, SC, where Fido is welcome to join you anywhere outside. Its spirit line features 25+ spirits featuring flavored vodkas, moonshine, rum, bourbon and whiskey. Chairs and blankets are welcome as well as family-friendly lawn games such as frisbees, footballs, and cornhole. Tents, coolers, and outside food and beverages are prohibited. You can find food trucks on site on Saturdays from 12pm until 4pm - be sure to check their website for current schedule. See Details
Freehouse Brewery Freehouse Brewery is the only organic brewery in Charleston, SC. Located right on the Ashley River, Freehouse has a large dog-friendly outdoor beer garden that is perfect for your family and furry friends! Freehouse is an expression of beer as they wish it to be: Seasonal. Drinkable. Local. Organic.

From traditional Lagers and hop forward IPAs, to sours brewed with a house cultivated yeast strain and barrel aged beers, Freehouse beer represents the best of our imagination, and what can be produced organically and sustainably.
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At Home At Home is pet-friendly. Dogs under 50lbs are welcome inside to shop for home goods with their owners. Dogs must be leashed and placed inside your shopping cart. At Home is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 10pm and Sunday from 9am to 9pm. See Details
James Island County Park A visit to dog-friendly James Island County Park is a great way to spend an afternoon in Charleston, SC, with your pup. This park features a dog beach, four acres of open grassy space, a cleaning station, fenced play area for small dogs, and waste stations. A nominal fee is charged to enter the park. See Details
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Magnolia Plantation & Gardens in Charleston, SC, has beautiful gardens you can explore with Fido, but please note that dogs are not permitted on the tours or the tram. In addition to the garden, there are many dog-friendly nature trails on the property. See Details
Charleston Water Taxi The dog-friendly Charleston Water Taxi provides ferry service for five different locations in Charleston, SC. See the beauty of Charleston from the water on your way to your next stop! Dolphins also often make an appearance. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to accompany you on the water taxi. See Details
Charleston Carriage Works Charleston Carriage Works offers narrated tours of Charleston's residential historic district in covered, horse-drawn carriages. Tours load and depart approximately every 30 minutes from their stable at 20 Anson Street. Small dogs are welcome to join their humans on these tours. There is no charge for dogs on the tour provided they can sit on your lap or your party includes four humans, too. The price of a child's ticket will be charged for dogs not fitting these criteria. Call ahead for reservations. See Details
Old Charleston Ghost Tours Bring Fido along on a dog-friendly Old Charleston Ghost Tour in Charleston, SC! This walking tour starts in Washington Park and lasts about 90 minutes. You and your pooch may even hear a story about a ghost dog that roams the streets of Charleston. See Details
Adventure Harbor Tours Adventure Harbor Tours offers a wide range of dog-friendly boat tours in Mount Pleasant. Their tours include a trip around Morris Island, a Charleston Harbor Cruise, and Sunset Boat Cruises. Private charters are also available. Check their website for current schedule. See Details
Isle of Palm Beaches Isle of Palm Beaches in Isle of Palms, SC, allow dogs from 5:00AM until 8:00AM April 1st through September 14th and 4:00PM until 10:00AM September 15th through March 31st. Dog owners must have leash in hand, have their dog under voice command and must clean up excrement. At all other times, dogs must be on leash and under complete control, even in the water. See Details
Kiawah Beachwalker Park Kiawah Beachwalker Park is a dog-friendly beach in Kiawah Island. From March 16 through October 31 dogs must be leashed at all times. From November 1 through March 15 dogs are allowed to be off leash. However, the owner must remain with their pet and have a leash in their possession. Pets must be leashed if requested by another beachgoer or by Beach Patrol. the park is located on the west end of Kiawah Island, and offers ocean frontage and a river views along with the only public beach access on the island. The park is operated through a cooperative agreement between Kiawah Development Partners, Charleston County Council, and the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission. Lifeguards are on duty seasonally along a beachfront designated swimming area. See Details
Pitt Street Railroad Bridge Pitt Street Railroad Bridge in Mount Pleasant is an old railroad causeway that used to connect Mt. Pleasant to Sullivan's island. The city planted grass and palm trees and it is a beautiful place to walk your dog and watch the sunset. There are pet waste stations and a water fountain for people and for dogs. A must do when in Charleston! See Details
Deep Water Vineyard Deep Water Vineyard is a dog-friendly establishment in Wadmalaw Island, SC. Dogs are welcome to join you at the spacious outside seating area but must remain leashed to protect resident pets on the property. Sample exquisite wines while relaxing in a picturesque countryside setting. Deep Water Vineyard offer fruit, crackers and cheese & meat trays on weekdays, and visitors can also pack their own picnic. Local food trucks are in attendance on Saturdays. See Details
Morris Island Morris Island is an undeveloped island at the mouth of Charleston Harbor that's only accessible by private boats. It is a fantastic place for long, off-leash beach strolls, dolphin-watching, and hunting for shells and fossilized shark teeth. Put on sunscreen and bring plenty of water for you and your pup. No boat? No problem! Adventure Harbor Tours offers 3-hour dog friendly tours of the island for $50 per adult and $30 per child (dogs free). Call (843) 442-9455 for more information. See Details
Charles Towne Landing The Charles Towne Landing is a dog-friendly, state historic site in Charleston, SC, where you and your family can learn about the oldest South Carolina Colony. Well-mannered pets are welcomed on a 6-foot leash. Please not that dogs are not permitted in the Animal Forest or the museum. See Details
Exclusive Fishing Charter Exclusive Fishing Charter offers dog-friendly fishing and sunset tours in Charleston, SC. They specialize in year-round catching both native inshore and nearshore species. Every skill level and age is welcome! They guarantee that they will put you in the right place, at the right time, doing the right thing and using the right bait. See Details
Low Tide Brewing Low Tide Brewing in Johns Island, SC, welcome well-behaved, leashed dogs on the patio area. This production brewery and taproom offer beers "crafted to perfection". Sip a glass of Mechanical Shark IPA, Sweet Caroline Kolsch or Purple Quencher Hard Seltzer during your next visit with Fido. Low Tide Brewing invite great local food trucks to satisfy hungry patrons at weekends, and also host trivia nights, friendly corn hole tournaments and bingo. See Details
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park Located under the grand entryway to the town, Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park welcomes leashed dogs. The Park features ample lawn space for picnics, as well as stunning views of Charleston Harbor. Dogs are not allowed on the Park's pier. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park is open daily from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Beach at Sullivan's Island Sullivan's Island is pet-friendly. All dogs on Sullivan's Island, including day visitors and vacation renters, must have a town-issued dog permit to visit the island, including the beach based on a January to December schedule. Town Hall, located at 2056 Middle St, issues annual permits for $35 per dog if you're a resident and $50 for non-residents. Completed applications and proof of valid rabies vaccination are required for permit. The beach is open for off-leash dogs from 5am to 10pm and on-leash from 6pm to 5am from May 1 through Septermber 30. Dogs are not permitted on the beach between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm during summer. The winter hours are 5am to 12pm for off-leash dogs and 12pm to 5am for dogs on a leash from October 1 through May 30. Dogs are permitted all day, every day during the winter months. See Details