Dog Friendly Activities in Philadelphia, PA

There are 65 dog friendly activities in Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia.

Pet Friendly Schuylkill River Dog Park
Schuylkill River Dog Park This dog park, located along the Schuylkill River, has separate areas for small and large dogs as well as biodegradable poop bags. See Details
Pet Friendly Classic Philly History with a Twist
Classic Philly History with a Twist 'Classic Philly History with a Twist' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kendra. You and Fido will be guided through historic Philadelphia landmarks as well as Old City. See sights such as Independence Hall, Betsy Ross House, Christ Church, as well as some local neighborhood favorites like a coffee shop, charming streets, a world-famous mosaic mural by Maxfield Parris, shops and more. Please note that Fido will need to wait outside at places that the tour goes indoors. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 12 guests of all ages. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive) The Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Philadelphia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Mario Lanza Dog Park Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes water fountains, benches, trees, tables, and lights for night use. See Details
Phillytecture 'Phillytecture' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Reid. You and your pooch are invited to discover historical buildings and learn many things about them from architecture materials, technology, and styles to the people who lived in them. You will visit Old City and Society Hill and see buildings from the Founding Fathers. Please contact host prior to booking if bringing Fido along; host will need to ensure other guests on tour are OK with having a dog come along. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
Pennypack Trail The Pennypack Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Philadelphia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pennypack Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Schuylkill River Trail - Philadelphia to Valley Forge The Schuylkill River Trail - Philadelphia to Valley Forge is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Philadelphia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Schuylkill River Trail - Philadelphia to Valley Forge. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Pastorius Park This dog-friendly public park is a great space to relax on a warm day, or meet other dog-lovers. Pets must be leashed at all times. See Details
Pretzel Dog Run at Manayunk Park Pets love the chance to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, though be sure to bring water and bowls. See Details
Philadelphia Salvage Philadelphia Salvage is an architectural salvage shop. They allow dogs, have water and treats for them, and often will take pictures and post photos of visiting dogs on Facebook as the "Salvage Mascot for the Day". See Details
The "No Reservations" Philly Food Tour 'The "No Reservations" Philly Food Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Will. Small breed pups are welcome to come along on this fun walking tour that uses Anthony Bourdain's iconic show template to explore neighborhoods, markets and restaurants in Philadelphia. See and enjoy samples from the historic Italian Market, Little Mexico, South Philly and more. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $52 per person. See Details
Seger Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this well-kept neighborhood dog park, which is fully fenced. Yearly membership fee requested. See Details
Schuylkill River Park Leashed pets welcome throughout this riverside park, which also includes an enclosed dog run with fountains and a separate small dog area. See Details
Columbus Square Dog Park Let your dog get some off-leash time at this small, fenced dog park, which includes pea gravel ground cover and stumps for dogs to play on. See Details
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens Philadelphia's Magic Gardens (PMG) is a visionary art environment, gallery, and community arts center that preserves, interprets, and provides access to Isaiah Zagar's unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. The Magic Gardens site, Zagar's largest artwork, includes a fully-tiled indoor space and a massive outdoor mosaic sculpture garden that spans half a block on Philadelphia's famous South Street. Inside, visitors can view folk art statues, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, Zagar's hand-made tiles, and thousands of glittering mirrors. The installation pays tribute to Zagar's artistic influences, along with community and personal experiences. See Details
Free and Friendly Tours This Philly based company will take you and Fido on a tour through the historic and modern features of Philadelphia. Fido can join you on the Colonial Cheesesteak Tour! They are also welcome on the Billy Penn Tour, but pet owners may have to wait outside a few places as we visit inside the Wanamaker Building and Reading Terminal Market. Make sure to tip your guide before you leave! See Details
Orianna Hill Dog Park This membership-based, fenced, neighborhood dog park attracts a crowd of loyal regulars to take wonderful care of the place. See website for membership requirements. See Details
Philadelphia by Foot You and your leashed pup will enjoy seeing one of Philadelphia’s many sides on a tour with Philadelphia by Foot. These name-your-own-price walking tours highlight historical facts and interesting stories as you visit some of the city’s most interesting sites. Multiple tour options are available, and your pup is welcome to join in on the tour fun. After your tour, you decide what the tour was worth to you and pay accordingly, if at all. See Details
Litterpaw Pet Supply Litterpaw Pet Supply is a small pet store, owned by a husband and wife team, that is popular among the local dog owners for being both friendly and knowledgeable. See Details
The Constitutional Walking Tour Bring Fido to see more that 20 of Philly's historic sites like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Well-behaved pets are welcome to join you on the 75-minute, 1.25-mile walking tour. Please note that pups are not allowed inside most buildings. See Details
Pop's Playground Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with keyed acess. Small membership fee and current licensing required. See Details
Free People Free People is a dog-friendly store. Bring Fido along with you, because the staff always enjoys seeing dogs of all sizes. See Details
Fairmount Park Leashed pets are welcome to join you at this friendly Philadelphia public park. See Details
Discovering Colonial Philadelphia 'Discovering Colonial Philadelphia' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Reid. You and Fido will be guided through Old City and discover some of the oldest buildings in American history. Your host will cover history and the architecture of the buildings that the Founding Fathers lived, worked and worshiped in. Please contact host prior to booking for prior approval of bringing a pup. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 16 and up. Rates start at $45 per person. See Details