Dog Friendly Activities in Portland, OR

There are 69 dog friendly activities in Portland, OR. Use the links below to get an overview of each attraction, 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 Portland, OR, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

Sellwood Riverfront Park

Sellwood Riverfront Park features a 1.5-acre off-leash area that is a great place for dogs to play. Bring poop bags and water for your pets, as they are not provided on site.

Mt. Tabor Park

Mt. Tabor Park is nearly 200 acres and features a 4-acre off-leash area for dogs of all sizes. The off-leash area is not entirely fenced-in, so be sure to monitor your dogs closely. Fresh water is available at the park.

Chimney Park

Chimney Park is a 16.76-acre park which includes a completely fenced off-leash dog park with walking path. It is a great place for any friendly pup to stretch his legs and get out and romp.

Powell Butte Nature Park

You'll forget you're in the city at this quiet, peaceful nature park in the heart of Portland. Leashed pets are welcome.

Cathedral Park

Cathedral Park is a pet-friendly park featuring a half-acre off-leash area for dogs located underneath the St. John's bridge and adjacent to the Willamette River. Water is available, but pet owners should bring their own poop bags.

Powell Butte Trail

Powell Butte Trail is an easy, 4 mile hike that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. Explore the network of trails on the extinct volcano. Much of the area is open meadowland and you can expect to come across bikers, horses, and people. Bring water for both you and Fido. Please note that dogs must be on leash.

Forest Park Wildwood Trail

Forest Park Wildwood Trail is a moderately easy, 30-mile hike that will take about 2 days to complete with Fido. Take a retreat to this wilderness hike that is within Portland city limits. Using road crossings as a turnaround point can shorten the trail. Please note that dogs must be on leash.

Tryon Creek State Park

Tryon Creek State Park has a nice and easy, 3.8-mile hike that takes about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is heavily trafficked and allows bikers and horses, but it is a quick escape from Portland. Please note that dogs must be on leash no longer than 6 feet.

Council Crest Park

Council Crest Park is a 43-acre property featuring a 2-acre off-leash area that is perfect for exercising Fido. Your dog will enjoy the ample space to roam free, but come prepared as there are no poop bags or fresh water for the dogs.

Couch Park

Couch Park is a small, 2-acre park featuring an off-leash dog play area. This pet-friendly park has poop bags and fresh water available for your dogs.

Portland Saturday Market

Leashed dogs are welcome at this busy Saturday farmers market.

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Leashed pets are welcome at this lovely botanical garden and park, which is free in the off-season. Your pet will love barking at the ducks.

International Rose Test Garden

International Rose Test Garden is pet friendly! Enjoy nature and the wonderful display of roses and other plants in a relaxed and calming setting. Fido is welcome to roam to grounds with you.

Springwater on the Willamette

The Springwater on the Willamette 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 Portland! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Springwater on the Willamette. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017297">TrailLink.com</a>.

North Clackamas Dog Park

Your pet will love to play off-leash at this 1.5-acre fenced dog park.

Alberta Park

Alberta Park is a 16-acre park in Portland, OR with a designated 1.3-acre off-leash area for dogs on the east side of the park. Plastic bag dispensers and fresh water are available at the park.

Normandale Park

Normandale Park is a 14-acre park featuring a 1.5-acre off-leash dog run area that is completely fenced-in. Fresh water is available at the park.

Brentwood Park

Brentwood Park features a fenced, half-acre off-leash area. Plastic bags are available, but there is no water on site, so dog owners should bring their own.

Arbor Lodge Park

Arbor Lodge Park is an 8.4-acre park with a designated 1-acre off-leash area for dogs. The off-leash area is in the northwest corner of the park, next to the tennis courts. Water is available for the dogs.

Portland International Raceway Dog Park

Dogs will love doing some off-leash racing of their own in the fenced dog park at this popular Portland attraction.

Creston Park

Creston Park is a pet-friendly, 14-acre park in Portland, featuring an off-leash area for dogs. Large wide-open spaces allow the dogs room to roam here, but bring bags and water for your pets .

East Holladay Park

East Holladay Park is a 5.5-acre dog-friendly park in Portland, OR. Pets have plenty of room to play here, but bring poop bags and fresh water for your pooch.

Fernhill Park

Fernhill Park has a 4-acre off-leash area that is popular with local dog owners. Bring poop bags and fresh water for your pets.

Lynchwood Park

Lynchwood Park in Portland, OR features a 1-acre pet-friendly off-leash dog park area. There are park benches and picnic tables available on the site as well. Bring poop bags and fresh water for your pets.

Gabriel Park

One of Portland's largest parks at over 90 acres, Gabriel Park features a 1.5-acre off-leash dog park that is a great place to bring Fido for a morning walk or afternoon run. The area is fenced and has fresh water and poop bags available for your pets.

Wallace Park Off Leash Dog Area

Bring your pet for some off-leash fun in the fenced dog run in the northeast area of this lovely park. Water available nearby but bring bowls and waste bags.

East Delta Park

East Delta Park features a 5-acre, fenced off-leash area, so dogs of all sizes have plenty of room to run and play. Bring poop bags and fresh water for your pets.

Willamette Park Off Leash Dog Area

Pets will love to play off-leash in the unfenced, dog-friendly area by the north entrance of this pretty Portland park. Be sure to bring water and waste bags.

Hillsdale Park

Hillsdale Park is a 5-acre, pet-friendly with a 2-acre off-leash area in the northwest corner of the park. There are no poop bags or fresh water sources on the site, so bring some for your dog.

Wilshire Park

Wilshire Park in Portland, OR is pet-friendly. The 14-acre park has an off-leash area of just over 1 acre that allows your dogs to run free. The off-leash area is in the northeast corner of the park. Bring poop bags and fresh water for your pooch.

Cherry Park

Cherry Park is a 5.6-acre pet-friendly park which features a partially-fenced, 1.5-acre, off-leash area. Bring your own poop bags and water.

Frazer Park

Frazer Park has an off-leash area nearly 2 acres in size, perfect for large and small dogs. Bring poop bags and water for your dog.

Woodstock City Park

Pets are welcome on-leash anytime in this beautiful neighborhood park, and also off-leash at certain times of day.

Argay Park

Argay Park features an off-leash area approximately one-half acre in size at the southern corner of the park. The area is not fenced, so dog owners should supervise their pets carefully. Also, there are no poop bags or water at the park, so bring your own.

Sacajawea Park Off Leash Dog Area

Pets are welcome to play off-leash throughout this small, pretty neighborhood park. Not fenced, and be sure to bring your own water and waste bags.

Plum Hill Vineyards

Bring your dog with you to enjoy wine tasting. Utilize our fenced dog run or bring dogs out to the patio. Dog water, treats and doggie doo pick up bags are provided.

Laurelhurst Park

Laurelhurst Park is a pet-friendly park in Portland, OR, featuring an off-leash 1-acre area at the southern end of the park next to a pond. Bring your own poop bags. Fresh water is available on site.

Lents Park Off Leash Dog Area

Pets will love to play off-leash in the 2-acre, unfenced, designated area in the southwest corner of this community park. Don't forget to bring water and waste bags.

North Park Blocks

North Park Blocks is always pet friendly! Enough the great outdoors with your best friend. There is plenty of shade and places to sit back, relax, and people watch.

The Grotto

A sixty-two acre Catholic shrine and botanical garden, the Grotto is an oasis of serenity and green space just moments from downtown Portland. Leashed pets are allowed on the premises. Every year, on the third Sunday of July, the Grotto offers the Blessing of the Animals. This event draws a variety of creatures, ranging from snakes to furry four-legged friends.

Overlook Park Off Leash Dog Area

Bring your pet to play in the unfenced off-leash area in the south end of this beautiful public park with gorgeous views of the city. Don't forget water and waste bags!

Sewallcrest Park Off Leash Dog Area

Pets will love to play off-leash in the unfenced, dog-friendly area of this pretty Portland park. Be sure to bring water and waste bags.

Irving Park Off Leash Dog Area

Bring your pet to play off-leash in the designated, 1.3-acre unfenced area of this lovely, popular Portland park. Remember to bring water and waste bags!

Grant Park Off Leash Dog Area

Pets will love to play off-leash in the designated 1-acre area Grant Park. Be sure to bring water and waste bags.

Portland Food Cart Tour

Brett Burmeister, owner and managing editor of Food Carts Portland, leads tours of the food cart scene in Portland. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans on this taste adventure, which begins at one of the downtown pods and may include other pods throughout the city. Guests of the tour will receive small bites from four very different carts as well as an education on the history of food carts in Portland and a discussion of the in-depth workings of the Portland pods.

The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island

The Pumpkin Patch offers a variety of attractions including U-Pick Flowers and Pumpkins, a produce market, hay rides, a corn maze, and a gift shop. Pets are no longer allowed in the pumpkin patch, flower fields, produce market, animal barn, or corn maze, but they can join you for lunch at the Patio Cafe. The Pumpkin Patch is open from June through October.

The Fields Park

The Fields Park is a large open field which is an absolute treat for downtown, dog-loving residents. On the north side of The Fields is a fenced in dog park, half for smaller dogs and half for larger dogs.

Washington High School Dog Park

Popular neighborhood dog park area alongside the historic Washington High School building, now home to concert venue, Revolution Hall and bar/cafe, Marthas.

Hazeldale Dog Park

Locals rave about this great off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with 4 enclosures for small, large and mixed-size dogs, with the last available for special events and parties.

Dakota Memorial Dog Park at Pacific Community Park

This 8-acre dog park is located on the north side of Pacific Community Park. It is fully fenced with two double-gated entrances accessible from the two parking lots inside the community park. The dog park features a gravel perimeter trail through open lawn and forested areas, a rustic log agility course, benches and drinking fountains. A dog rinse off area is located on the back side of the restroom located on the west side of the park closest to NE 164th Avenue (Note: Dogs must be leashed at the rinse off area).

Brush Prairie Dog Park

Brush Prairie Dog Park features approximately 7.5 acres of flat, open fields for all dogs, a separate one-acre small/shy dog area, and plenty of space to run, jump, and fetch. The park, which is fully fenced with a double-gated entrance accessible on 149th Street, has limited on-site parking. However, overflow parking is available at the nearby Center for Agriculture, Science, and Environmental Education (CASEE), located at 11104 N.E. 149th Street.

Columbia River Renaissance Trail

Columbia River Renaissance Trail is pet friendly! This Waterfront Renaissance Trail is a 5 mile long, 14-foot-wide concrete path stretching along the Columbia River shoreline. There are various shops and restaurants along the trail, but the main attraction is the beauty and natural setting of the trails.

Newberg Dog Park

Newberg Dog Park is big, clean, and beautiful. It has separate sections for small or shy dogs, both very spacious! There are large oak logs to keep dogs interested and for owners to sit. Water is available. There is a station for waste collection materials and disposal.

Potso Dog Park

This neighborhood off-leash dog park is a local favorite. Fully fenced with separate small dog area, shade, benches, and water fountains in-season. Contains the following features: perimeter fencing, double gated entry area, shaded picnic tables, benches, interior perimeter path, and smaller interior fenced area for little dogs and puppies. Effective January 23, 2012 Due to wet weather and muddy conditions, Potso Dog Park open hours have been reduced. Potso is open Friday @ 3 p.m. to dusk on Sunday. If you're looking for mid-week dog park access, check out Ash Avenue Dog Park or Summerlake Dog Park.

Hazalia Field Dog Park

Hazalia Field Dog Park in Lake Oswego, OR is a 1.5-acre facility that is great for dogs and dog owners alike. The park has separate off-leash areas for large and small dogs to enjoy. The grounds have fresh water and poop bags available.

Summerlake Park Dog Park

The dog park is approximately 2/3 acre and is nicely landscaped. It contains a double gated entry area, drinking water faucet for the dogs, information kiosk, donation box and a shelter for shade and protection from the rain.

Happy Valley Dog Park

Bring your pet to play off-leash in this small, fenced, neighborhood dog park with lovely shade trees and water available nearby.

Hondo Dog Park

This off-leash dog park is known for being very well-maintained, with three areas for dogs to play, including a special one for smaller pets. The park is fully fenced.

Ash Avenue Dog Park

Your pet will love to get some off-leash exercise at this fenced neighborhood dog park with plenty of open grass, drinking fountains, benches, and a washing station.

Champoeg State Heritage Off Leash Area

Pets are welcome to play and romp off-leash in the designated area of this lovely Newberg public park, though be careful as the area is not fenced.

Fairgrounds Community Dog Park

Plans are in the works for a fenced dog park in Battle Ground's lovely Fairgrounds Community Park.

Memorial Park

The dog park at Memorial Park is fully fenced and just under 2 acres. Small dog section available.

Molalla River State Park Off-Leash Area

Bring your pet with you as you enjoy the beautiful environs of this state park.

Ross Dog Park

Fenced and double-gated, this spacious 8-acre park offers a separate area for dogs under 25 lbs, walking trails, waste bags, and a water station.

Mary S Young Off Leash Dog Area

Bring your pet to play off-leash in the designated area of this lovely park. The area is not fenced and you should bring your own waste bags, but water is available.

Oneonta Falls

Leashed pets are welcome on the trails of this park. The falls are broken up into four different parts, and are located in the Gorge.

Springwater Corridor

The Springwater Corridor 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 Gresham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Springwater Corridor. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6055703">TrailLink.com</a>.

Veterans Park

There are 2 separate and fenced dog areas. The larger one is spacious with lots of room for running & discovery. There are some shady areas and places to sit along with full-time water. The 2 areas share bags and garbage cans. The smaller fenced area is quite limited in space but is good for the smaller dogs. One side of the park is fenced with houses with a few barky dogs. If you have a rescue that that can trigger on fence fighting you may have to steer clear of that side it's not hard to do.