Dog Friendly Activities in Reno, NV

There are 9 dog friendly activities in Reno. 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 Reno.

Pet Friendly Link Piazzo Dog Park at Hidden Valley Regional Park
Link Piazzo Dog Park at Hidden Valley Regional Park This fenced dog park is a safe, friendly place for your pet to run and play off-leash. Includes separate small dog area, water fountain, and waste stations. See Details
Pet Friendly Virginia Lake Dog Park
Virginia Lake Dog Park This fenced Reno dog park includes a separate area for small dogs, waste bags, grass ground cover, benches, agility equipment, and shade. See Details
Whitaker Dog Park Let your pet have some off-leash fun at this fenced dog park, which includes picnic tables, mutt-mitt dispensers, shade trees, and benches. See Details
Rancho San Rafael Regional Dog Park The dog park is located on the west side of Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, this large multi-use pasture is the only area of the park where dogs are permitted to run off-leash. Please note, however, that the lower, most eastern portion of the pasture will continue to be closed. There are water and benches available. See Details
Mayberry Park Mayberry Park is dog-friendly! The river park is a day-use facility with water access, various individual picnic sites, a group picnic site, hiking trails, a paved bike path and more. Dogs must be cleaned up after and on a leash during their visit to Mayberry Park. The Park is open seven days a week from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Pinon Bottle Co Pinon Bottle Co is pet-friendly. Reno's self-proclaimed beer library is a bottle shop and beer bar with 36 taps and hundreds of bottles and cans for sale. They'll fill your crowler and serve up a delicious flight, too. Pinon Bottle Co is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 10pm and Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 12am. See Details
Black Rabbit Mead Company Black Rabbit Mead Company is pet-friendly. The areas first meadery, this is a great place to bring your pooch and experience something completely new. The owners are former high school teachers, so they known a thing or two about discipline. And it takes a lot of it to make mead and cider right. Leashed pups are welcome in the outside area, as long as they are well behaved. Black Rabbit Mead Company is open Wednesday to Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday from 4pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Reno's Reno Scavenger Hunt Scavenger Hunt Tour Reno's Reno Scavenger Hunt Scavenger Hunt Tour is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
10 Torr Distilling and Brewing 10 Torr Distilling and Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Reno, NV. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio. The taproom offers vacuum distilled spirits, craft beers, and canned cocktails. Food truck visits are announced on social media. See Details
Sparks Marina Dog Park Bring your pet for some off-leash exercise at this pretty, fenced dog park, though be careful as some smaller dogs have been able to get through the fencing. See Details
Northstar at Tahoe During the summer months until September, Northstar offers free lift rides for hiking and allows leashed dogs on the gondolas as well. It is beautiful and a wonderful family adventure. The village is very dog friendly, too. See Details
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Bring your pet to explore the raw, natural beauty of these desert trails, some of which are designated friendly to off-leash pets. Be careful of hot sand in warm weather. See Details
Kings Beach State Recreation Area Kings Beach State Recreation Area is dog-friendly. They welcome dogs on leash on sidewalks and in the shaded picnic areas under the pine trees. Fido can also join you at Coon St. Dog Area at the south end of Coon St. to the east of the boat ramp. Unfortunately, pets are prohibited on the beach at any time. Kings Beach State Recreation Area is open from 6am to 10pm every day of the week. See Details
An Evening with Mark Twain 'An Evening with Mark Twain' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by McAvoy. You and Fido will be treated to a casual talk with the "ghost" of Mark Twain (your host, McAvoy Layne who is a 30 year impressionist). He knows a lot about history, but facts many not quite correct. Bring your beverage of choice and a sense of humor. Special treats for well-behaved pooches! The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Flume Trail The Flume Trail Mountain Bike Ride is pet-friendly. This moderately difficult one way 14 mile ride includes over a 1000′ of climbing in the first four miles and 4.5 miles of single track. Traversing above several steep sections, those afraid of heights should give this one a miss. See Details
Petro Sparks This gas station has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, Iron Skillet and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Dayton State Park Dayton State Park is pet-friendly. Spanning 160 acres of classic Great Basin desert topography, this popular park has plenty of pathways and trails for dogs to enjoy with their owners. The park is also home to Rock Point Mill, an old-style mill that was built in 1861. Turn your eyes to the sky to see if you can spy one of the hawks that patrols the area. You are welcome to bring Fido on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The fee for entry into the park is $5. See Details
TA Sparks This gas station has a Fuddruckers and a Minit Mart Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Washoe Lake Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Washoe Lake in Carson City, Nevada. Located in a scenic valley, this hiker's haven has lots of trails for you and your pooch to enjoy together. You and your pooch can stop along the way and have a picnic at one of the picturesque picnic areas dotted around. Bring Fido's fishing rod and cast off into the waters of the lake to try and catch yourselves a bullhead catfish, wipers, white bass and Sacramento Perch. The fee for entry into the park is $5. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pooch leaves behind. See Details
Cabela's Cabela's in Verdi is pet-friendly. This dog-friendly store has all the gear for outdoor adventures and more. Bring your pooch along on a leash to help you choose the best items for you and to sniff out deals on canine gear, too. They are open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 8pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details