Dog Friendly Activities in Portsmouth, VA

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Portsmouth, and 70 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 Portsmouth.

Pet Friendly MoMac Brewing Company
MoMac Brewing Company MoMac Brewing Company is a dog-friendly microbrewery in Portsmouth, VA, where Fido can join you inside the taproom or in the comfortable outdoor seating area for a delicious brew. No food is served but they sometimes have food trucks on site as well as other events. Check their website for their current events schedule. See Details
Pet Friendly First Landing State Park
First Landing State Park First Landing State Park is a pet-friendly natural landmark in Virginia Beach, VA. Your leashed pup is welcome to tag along at one of the most visited state parks. Fido will have a blast running in the water and exploring any of the 20 miles of trails. See Details
Sly Clyde Ciderworks Dogs are welcome at pet-friendly Sly Clyde Ciderworks, located in Hampton, VA, where they make a variety of different hard cider from apples picked in West Virginia. The cider varies from classic flavors to blackberry mint, gin-infused, Colonial style and even habanero rosemary. You are welcome to bring Fido with you to sit inside or out as no food is prepared on the premises. If you do get hungry, they have partnered up with several food trucks from the area to feed their hungry guests while they enjoy their beverages. See Details
Maker's Craft Brewery Maker's Craft Brewery is a dog-friendly craft brewery in Norfolk, VA. They serve a variety of smooth, drinkable beers as well as craft soda to enjoy in their taproom or their large outdoor area with Fido. Well behaved, house-broken dogs are always welcome. Food trucks and other events are sometimes onsite; check their website for current schedule. See Details
Mount Trashmore Park Mount Trashmore Park is a dog-friendly spot in Virginia Beach, VA. Your leashed pup is welcome to explore 165 acres and see two man-made mountains of compacted layers of solid waste and clean soil. Amenities include a shared-use path, boardwalk, lawn games and pavilions. See Details
Pups and Pints Pups and Pints is the first dog park and taproom in Virginia Beach, VA. The purchase of a day pass, or a monthly or annual membership is required for entry. The well-maintained and spacious 2-acre park is designed for year-round play. The indoor/outdoor taproom serves local beer, craft cocktails, and a menu featuring delicious food options for both dogs and humans. Fido is not permitted in the bar itself, but there is a walk-up bar area where your dog is welcome as well as a serving staff that moves throughout the park to assist in taking orders. See Details
Grandview Nature Preserve and Factory Point Check out the pet-friendly Grandview Nature Preserve and Factory Point in Hampton, VA. This park offers 475 acres of salt marsh, tidal creeks and Chesapeake Bay beachfront. Bring your dog with you as you walk the 2.5-mile trail. Leashed pups are permitted during the off-season. Dogs are not permitted from May 15 to September 15. See Details
Dog Park at Bayville Farms Park Fido is invited to play at the dog park at Bayville Farms Park in Virginia Beach, VA. This off-leash facility has three separate areas for small and large dogs, with one side they rotate to maintain grass. See Details
Sandy Bottom Bark Park Bring Fido to blow off some steam at the Sandy Bottom Bark Park in Hampton, VA. This fenced pup recreation area features ample space for your pup to do some off-leash running. There are also water fountains, benches, plenty of shade and an obstacle course. All dogs must be registered to enter the park. See Details
Elizabeth River Trail (Atlantic City Spur) The Elizabeth River Trail (Atlantic City Spur) 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 Norfolk! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Elizabeth River Trail (Atlantic City Spur). 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
Stumpy Lake Natural Area Stumpy Lake Natural Area is a pet-friendly destination in Virginia Beach, VA. Your leashed pup is welcome to explore 1,422 acres by your side. Activities include kayaking, trails, fishing and more. See Details
Lake Meade Dog Park If a member, Fido is invited to play at the Lake Meade Dog Park in Suffolk, VA. This off-leash facility includes two separate sections for small and large dogs. Amenities include agility equipment, waste stations and benches. See Details
Back Bay's Farmhouse Brewing Co Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor, pet-friendly table at Back Bay's Farmhouse Brewing Co. in Virginia Beach, VA. Back Bay brews a wide selection of year-round, seasonal, and limited edition beers. See Details
Big Ugly Brewing Big Ugly Brewing is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch along to this local brewery with rotating food trucks. The outside space always welcomes pups to join their owners and dogs are even allowed inside, but not upstairs, on every single day except Friday and Saturday. Grab a Big Ugly brew with your beautiful pooch. Big Ugly Brewing is open Tuesday through Friday from 3pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
West Neck Creek Natural Area West Neck Creek Natural Area is a pet-friendly site in Virginia Beach, VA. Fido is welcome to join you on a visit to this 217-acre site as you enjoy fishing, hiking, and bird-watching. Dogs are permitted as long as they are leashed and never left unattended. Please clean up after your pets to ensure the trails remain clean and enjoyable for all visitors. See Details
Hermitage Museum and Gardens Hermitage Museum and Gardens in Norfolk, VA is pet friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to walk through the beautiful 12-acre waterfront gardens at this early 20th century estate. See Details
Salty Paws Chic's Beach Check out the pet-friendly Salty Paws, a doggy ice cream bar and bakery with a location in the Chic's Beach neighborhood of Virginia Beach, VA. Bring your pup in to try their delightful selection of doggy ice cream flavors, biscuits, bones and toys. Grab a table and let your pup enjoy it inside, or take it to go! See Details
Chesapeake Arboretum Bring Fido to explore the pet-friendly Chesapeake Arboretum in Chesapeake, VA. This 51-acre park features 3.5 miles of shaded walking trails spotted with displays of flora, a manmade creek that flows through the area, and 11 bridges for you and your pup to cross. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the grounds but are not permitted in any buildings. See Details
Meadowbrook Dog Park Fido is invited to play at Meadowbrook Dog Park in Norfolk, VA. This off-leash facility has two separate areas for small and large dogs. There is also a water fountain for parched pups looking to rehydrate. See Details
Salem Woods Neighborhood Dog Park Salem Woods Neighborhood Dog Park is a dog-friendly area in Virginia Beach, VA. The park features separate off-leash areas for large and small dogs and a water fountain for pups. See Details
Portsmouth, VA, US