Dog Friendly Activities in Pittsburgh, PA

There are 32 dog friendly activities in Pittsburgh. 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 Pittsburgh.

Pet Friendly Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Leashed pets are welcome to join you when exploring the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, a dog-friendly attraction in Pittsburgh, PA. Fido can walk the grounds but must stay on designated pathways. Popular areas within Pittsburgh Botanic Garden include the Margaret Lawrence Simon Dogwood Meadow, Heritage Homestead and Garden of the Five Senses. See Details
Pet Friendly Settlers Cabin Park
Settlers Cabin Park Fido is welcome to join you at Settlers Cabin Park, a dog-friendly open space in Pittsburgh, PA. Encompassing 1,610 acres in Collier, North Fayette and Robinson townships, this park is the ideal place for a casual stroll or adventurous woodland hike. Waterfall Trail is an easy to moderate trail which is suitable for the whole family. The hike begins at the Waterfall Trail/Off Leash Dog Park parking lot and the trailhead entrance is located between two stacked stone piles and marked with a sign and green blazes. For an all-day outing on a moderate to difficult route, pack a lunch and set out for 7.75 mile journey along Red Trail. Park at the Panhandle Connector lot where the trailhead marker is underneath the large tree at the corner of the parking lot. See Details
Riding Meadow Park Pet-friendly Riding Meadow Park in Pittsburgh, PA welcomes dogs to explore its wooded trails and romp in the water off leash. No more than two dogs are allowed per owner, and they must be under control during their visit. Permits from the Borough Building are required for parking in this area. Please be careful as the park is not fully fenced. See Details
Pins Mechanical Co. Fido is welcome to join you while you play and bowl at Pins Mechanical Co., a pet-friendly arcade in Pittsburgh, PA. Enjoy duckpin bowling and old fashioned arcade games while you sip on a cocktail, beer or glass of wine. They after 21+ after 8pm every night. See Details
Bernard Dog Run A community-based, enclosed, off-leash dog park, Bernard Dog Run is a safe space for Fido to play in Pittsburgh, PA! This pup recreation area features separate sections for small and large dogs, benches and bowls. There is no water source, so dog owners are asked to bring along water for their pets. See Details
Duquesne Incline The Duquesne Incline is a century-old cable car attraction climbing the Mt. Washington hill on the south side of Pittsburgh, PA. You and your leashed pup can step back in time to enjoy a pet-friendly ride on one of the few remaining inclines in the country while taking in one of the best views of downtown. See Details
Hartwood Acres Park Leashed dogs are welcome on the beautiful trails of the pet-friendly Hartwood Acres Park in Pittsburgh, PA. This 629-acre recreation area features an off-leash dog park and tons of hiking and biking trails. See Details
Petagogy Petagogy is pet-friendly. Offering a great selection of premium and natural pet foods and supplies in the Pittsburgh area, Fido is welcome to come and sniff out deals on offer here. As well as food, Fido will also find collars, leashes, toys and more. Petagogy is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 8pm and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. See Details
Salty Paws Pittsburgh Salty Paws in Pittsburgh, PA, serves dog-friendly ice cream, cookies and treats to four-legged customers. Treat your best friend to a delicious scoop of lactose-free ice cream in maple bacon, vanilla, pumpkin, or blueberry and peanut butter flavors. The doggie bakery offers a perfect selection of irresistible doughnuts, cookies and cake mixes for every pooch. See Details
Point State Park Point State Park, located at the confluence of three rivers in Pittsburgh, PA, is a beautiful pet-friendly community recreation area for you and Fido to explore. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners in walking the trails. See Details
North Shore Riverfront Park Nestled on the northern banks of the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers in Pittsburgh, PA, the pet-friendly North Shore Riverfront Park includes over 11.25 acres of public and green space. Leashed dogs are welcome to watch boats and soak up some sun on the Great Lawn, splash around in the Water Steps sandstone block waterfall and take a leisurely stroll on the North Shore Riverfront Trail. See Details
Dog Park at Hartwood Acres Park Pets will love to play off leash at the fenced dog park at Hartwood Acres Park in Pittsburgh, PA. Be sure to bring water. See Details
Emerald View Park Check out the dog-friendly Emerald View Park in Pittsburgh, PA. This 257-acre community recreation area features tons of hiking trails for you and Fido to explore. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Frick Park Off Leash Exercise Area Bring Fido to get some exercise at the Frick Park Off Leash Exercise Area in Pittsburgh, PA. The area is partially fenced but includes a swimming hole. See Details
Dog Park at Riverview Park Pets will love to play off leash at the fenced dog park at Riverview Park, located adjacent to the Allegheny Observatory parking lot in Pittsburgh, PA. Leashed dogs are also welcome in all other areas of the park. See Details
Raccoon Creek State Park Raccoon Creek State Park is a pet-friendly destination in Pittsburgh, PA. Fido is welcome to explore the 7,572 acres and the beautiful 101-acre lake, making this one of the state's largest and most visited state parks. Either take a dip or hike on one of their trails, consisting of 44 miles. See Details
Hike Frick Park with a Hairless Dog 'Hike Frick Park with a Hairless Dog' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rick. Set off from Regent Square and hike up the back trails with Fido's new best friend, a jovial hairless dog named Lola. Along with exercising and socializing, your host will take some photos to publish on Lola's world famous Instagram profile. As the hike continues, take time to photograph the Pittsburgh backcountry. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Guests should bring hiking shoes and be comfortable around dogs Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Pittsburgh Scavenger Hunt explore and have fun 'Pittsburgh Scavenger Hunt explore and have fun' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Julie. You and Fido will search for six items to find on your scavenger hunt using your car to get to the locations you will be given. Included in this experience are bottled drinks, fruit and snacks to take with you, and a goody bag at the end. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Allegheny Commons Park West Explore the pet-friendly Allegheny Commons Park West in Pittsburgh, PA. This community recreation area is Pittsburgh's oldest park and features tons of walking trails. See Details
Great Allegheny Passage The Great Allegheny Passage 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 Pittsburgh! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Great Allegheny Passage. 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 See Details
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