Dog Friendly Activities in Providence, RI

There are 8 dog friendly activities in Providence. 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 Providence.

Pet Friendly Dexter Training Grounds
Dexter Training Grounds Dexter Training Grounds is pet-friendly. The park is not fenced, but you will often find pups learning new tricks off-leash in the space anyway. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind and make sure dogs are under voice control. See Details
Pet Friendly Rustic Tri View Drive In
Rustic Tri View Drive In Open every summer since 1951! The Rustic Drive In allows all well-behaved, Non-Aggressive Dogs. They must remain leashed at all times and are not allowed in the restrooms or snack bar area. There is an area to walk them and a doggie sundae available at the soft serve ice cream shop! Great place to enjoy a movie with your furry friend! See Details
Providence: Improbable Narrative 'Providence: Improbable Narrative' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Peter. You and Fido will set out on a guided walking tour of Providence and see colonial sites, sculptures, hidden gardens are more. Hear some history of the area and why Roger Williams called Rhode Island a "lively experiment." Please keep in mind that dogs may not be allowed inside some shops that the tour visits. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 13 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Be prepared for the hills. Wear running or hiking shoes. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
Books on the Square Books on the Square is a cozy shop that sells both new and used books and welcomes all well-read (and not so well-read) pooches! See Details
Providence Professional Photo Session 'Providence Professional Photo Session' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Alexandra. You and your pup will take a photoshoot walk through Downtown Providence. The cobblestone streets, outside historic homes, the Providence river, and the picturesque city skyline will be your backdrops. Afterwards you will receive an online viewing gallery of over 200 photos and be able to choose up to five images to be edited and returned within two weeks. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 5 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests should wear or bring comfortable shoes. Rates start at $90 per person. See Details
Providence Ghost Tour Join us for a lantern-lit stroll through the darkened streets of Providence's historic East Side. Learn the haunted tales and horrendous history of Rhode Island's capital city. Reserve tickets online for a discount! Leashed dogs are welcome to join us, though we request that pet parents clean up after them responsibly. See Details
Bottles A dog-friendly liquor store! Perfect!!! See Details
Bell Street Dog Park The Bell Street Dog Park is located behind the Bell Street Chapel and is open to dogs of all ages and sizes. The area is fenced, and waste bags are provided. Benches for the humans. See Details
Compass Rose Beach Dogs welcome ON-leash. Picnic area adjacent to beach See Details
Wrentham Dog Park Unfortunately, Wrentham Dog Park is currently closed. Please contact the town of Wrentham to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. See Details
Attleboro Dog Park The site of the Attleboro Dog Park is a piece of land off of Pond Street in Attleboro Dimensions of the area are 260' x 75'. Four sided fencing has finally been installed. A sign will be constructed leading people into the park. It's a nice flat area that we believe the dogs will love. See Details
Warwick City Dog Park Separate fenced areas for small and large dogs. Enter at Asylum road entrance and just follow the road. It will be on your right around the curve after you go over the 4th speed bump. See Details
Barrington Dog Park at Haines Park Pets are welcome to play off-leash at this large, fenced dog run with waste bags and drinking water. No separate small dog area. See Details
Southern New England Trunkline Trail The Southern New England Trunkline 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 Franklin! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Southern New England Trunkline 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
Pawtucket Dog Park Pawtucket Dog Park features a seperate enclosed area for both small and large dogs. The grassy field was formerly home to the Slater Park Lawn Bowling Club. Running water is available. See Details
John H. Chafee Nature Preserve Dog friendly hiking trails to a beach. Seasonal seal watching. See Details
Goddard Memorial State Park Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island’s most popular Metropolitan Park. The park offers a beautiful natural environment with spacious lawns, fields, and forested areas with a variety of trees from all over the world, including 62 deciduous and 19 evergreen species. Visitors can make use of a nine hole golf course, an equestrian show area, 18 miles of bridle trails, 355 picnic tables, 11 game fields, and a performing arts center for weddings, concerts, picnics and special events. Leashed dogs are welcome on most trails. See Details
The Container Store This organization-heaven is very pet friendly. I routinely take my 50 lb here while walking around the plaza. See Details
Chase Farms Grassy fields and wide open spaces See Details
Franklin Dog Park Excellent fenced in (double-gated) dog park- great playground next to it for kids- large area for dogs- clean-up supplies and disposal bins- picnic tables, trees and rocks- really nice See Details
Joe Silva Dog Park Small dog park in Fall River with a separate section for small dogs. Also has a bench and small obstacles for pups to play with. See Details
Washington Secondary Trail The Washington Secondary 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 Cranston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington Secondary 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
Borderland State Park Borderland State Park is pet-friendly. Dogs, under voice control, can romp off leash in the one spacious designated field near the historic Smith Farmhouse. The park also offers over 20 miles of hiking trails to explore on leash and many ponds that dogs can swim in. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 4pm. See Details