Dog Friendly Activities in Richmond Hill, GA

There are 46 dog friendly activities in Richmond Hill, GA. 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 Richmond Hill, GA, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

JF Gregory Park

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This is a very well kept park with a long hiking trail that follows a canal. Dogs must be leashed, and owners must pick up waste. There is a nice playground area and plenty of picnic tables in wooded areas.

Fort McAllister State Park

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This is the ultimate pet-friendly historic attraction. Leashed dogs are welcome in the museum, on the historic fort grounds, and on Red Bird Creek trail. Historic Site Admission is as follows: $9 Adults, $8 Seniors (62+), $5 Youth (6-17), $2 Child (Under 6). In addition, there is a $5 ParkPass fee in all Georgia State Parks. Annual Park Passes and Friends Memberships are available at the park office. Call for further details.

Bark Park Richmond Hill

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Dog park for any size dog. Has a large dog area and a small dog area. Has a little pond that's for the dogs to swim and play in with a fountain in the middle. The park is located behind the softball field at Henderson D. Park

Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour

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See Savannah in a dog-centric way on the Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour. Designed and tailored specifically for you and your dog, this tour gives you and your pup the opportunity to sniff out Savannah's historical sites while you hear more about this beautiful city. There is a limit of two dogs per human, and all dogs must be leashed. The tour begins at the center of Oglethorpe Square (on Abercorn St.), runs about 90 min's and is less than a mile stroll through historic Savannah. As an added bonus, every dog on the tour receives a complimentary bag of Oliver Bentleys own original recipe Ollie B. Biscuits.

Herty Pines Dog Park

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Herty Pines Dog Park is fully-fenced with a large common area and a separate section for small dogs who don't feel comfortable around large dogs. Additional features include shade trees, clean up stations, water fountains, and free parking.

Mother Matilda Beasley Dog Park

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Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park in downtown Savannah. Please note that dogs are only allowed in the dog park area on the north end of the park.

Skidaway Island State Park

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Located near historic Savannah, this park borders Skidaway narrows, a part of Georgia’s intracoastal waterway. The park provides camping and picnicking surrounded by Spanish moss-draped live oaks. Trails wind through maritime forest and over salt marsh allowing visitors to watch for deer, fiddler crabs, raccoon, egrets and migrating birds such as colorful painted buntings. An observation tower provides another chance to watch for wildlife on this barrier island. A giant ground sloth replica, birding station, reptile room, and natural and cultural exhibits are featured in the interpretive center. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted in any buildings.

Old Savannah Tours

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If you have a small dog and want to see Savannah from the comfort of a trolley, then Old Savannah Tours might just be the tour for you. Dogs weighing 25 lbs or less are welcome to enjoy a tour of Savannah with you as long as they sit on your lap. There are many sightseeing tours to choose from, including a tour with on-and-off privileges, allowing you to see as much of Savannah as you can fit into your day, on your own or with the tour group. They even have a riverboat tour, Land and Sea Tour, that is dog-friendly!

Bonaventure Cemetery

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While a cemetery might not be the first place you think of to visit with your dog, Bonaventure Cemetery is considered a must-see by Savannah locals and visitors alike. This beautiful final resting place is open daily and there is no admission fee to stroll the grounds. Keep your dogs leashed at all times and make sure to clean up any doggie messes.

River Street - Savannah Riverfront Area

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Take a walk down Savannah's River Street, for dog-friendly shopping, restaurants, tours, riverboat cruises and great views of the river. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Just ask before bringing your dog inside any stores or restaurants.

Wormsloe State Historic Site

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A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, a colonial estate dating back to the 1700s. In the visitor center, tour a museum and watch a 13-minute film about the site. The interpretive nature trail (0.8 miles) leads past the tabby ruins along the marsh to the Colonial Life Area where, where during programs and special events, demonstrators in period dress exhibit the tools and skills of colonial Georgia. Many more nature trails are also accessible, ranging from 3 miles (Battery Trail) to 0.2 miles (Yellow Trail). To enter the visitor center with your pet, dog must be able to be carried. Dogs must be leashed on all trails. Please clean up after your pet.

Savannah Pedicab

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Many of the shops and restaurants downtown allow your dog to shop and eat (in sidewalk seating), so let your dog join you as you discover the city in a Pedicab. Savannah Pedicab welcomes socialized dogs to join the fun exploring, shopping, and seeing the parts of the city you & your pup came to see. Taxi service is trips for tips & 1/2 hour to all day rates are available--which is nice because the driver can watch your pup for a quick dash into a place that can't allow dogs.

Savannah Movie Tours & More

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Savannah Movie Tours & More prides itself on being extremely pet friendly! Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome on the History Tours, the Civil War Tour, the Ghost Tours, and the Movie Tour. Tour-goers for the History Tours or Ghost Tours can choose to ride in a luxury, climate-controlled minibus or enjoy walking to the sites. Pets are welcome on both riding tours and walking tours. Some tours even include a water break and a gourmet doggie treat for your canine companion! Tour starting points change based on the type of tour, so visit the website or call for the most up to date information.

Lake Mayer Community Park

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Lake Mayer has every amenity you would want for a a fun filled day, including a fresh water lake, basketball and tennis courts, paved bike/jogging path, and a spacious dog exercise area.

Savannah Botanical Gardens

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The Savannah Botanical Gardens includes both formal and naturalistic plantings as well as a two-acre pond, amphitheater, nature trails, archaeological exhibit, and the historic Reinhard House. Leashed dogs are welcome. Please always clean up after your pets.

Bass Pro Shops

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We are the best in hunting and fishing gear. Shop Bass Pro--part museum, part art gallery, part educational center, and retail store. Bass Pro Savannah is a leader among Georgia hunting sessions, fish-feeding demonstrations, and more. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome in the store.

Blue Orb Ghost Tours in Savannah

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Blue Orb Ghost Tours in Savannah was named 'Best Savannah Ghost Tour' by The Destination Guide. Blue Orb offers 3 different walking ghost tours in Savannah, all of which are pet friendly. Blue Orb also offers pet friendly Bonaventure Cemetery Tours that include round-trip transportation in climate controlled shuttles, photo-ops and graveside narration throughout the 160 acres of America's most beautiful cemetery: Bonaventure Cemetery.

Explore Savannah Tours

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Bring Fido to Savannah and let Bobby Davis of Explore Savannah Tours show you both all the interesting sites in this historic city. Dogs are welcome on any and all tours, so feel free to pick the tour that strikes your fancy without worrying that you'll have to leave your pooch in the hotel room. Each tour is a private tour, meaning you don't have to worry about jostling for space with strangers. Your dog must be leashed on the tour, due to Savannah's leash laws.

Perry Rubber Bike Shop

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Perry Rubber Bike Shop is your official Specialized dealer in Downtown Savannah. We love dogs and welcome all customers to bring them in to the shop. We have treats and water for those hot Savannah days, as well as the Tour or other cycling-related entertainment.

Oglethorpe Tours

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You and Fido can enjoy a 90-minute tour of historic Savannah before enjoying unlimited on/off service for the remainder of the day. Just make sure your pup is leashed and well-behaved on the tour.

Savannah Bee Company

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The Savannah Bee Company is dog-friendly! The shop sells a fine selection of specialty honey, organic beehive-based skincare products, and mead. Savannah Bee Company also sells items made especially for your dog. Pick up the Doggie & Me Beeswax Balm to soothe your pet's paw pads and Oliver Bentley's Honey Ginger Dog Biscuit Bites for a well-deserved sweet treat! The store offers honey and mead tastings, so you can try before you buy. There are two other Savannah Bee Company locations in Savannah at 104 West Broughton Street and 211 Johnny Mercer Boulevard.

Haunted Savannah Tours

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Join us on one of our Savannah Ghost Tours down Savannah's shadowy lanes and discover the ghost, ghouls, and legends in America's most haunted city!

Plantation Carriage Company

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Climb aboard a horse-drawn carriage for a historic tour of Savannah, and bring your small dog with you. The 50-minute tour is fully narrated by licensed guides dressed in period dress. Well-behaved, leashed pets under 20 lbs are welcome aboard.

Old Fort Jackson

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Old Fort Jackson is a must-see National Historic Landmark offering cannon firings and daily interactive programs. Pets are welcome as long as they remain on a leash and are cleaned up after.

Georgia State Railroad Museum

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Train buffs will enjoy a visit to the Georgia State Railroad Museum, featuring handcars, a fully-operational turntable, steam and diesel locomotives, train rides, and more. Small dogs, weighing less than 25 lbs, are welcome to visit the museum with their humans.

Savannah Dan Tours

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Savannah Dan will show you and your pup around the beautiful historic city while telling you all about the rich history of Savannah. Just make sure your pup is leashed during the tour.

Cardeologie

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Fido can join you as you look for the perfect greeting card among the thousands of cards at Cardeologie. With more than 300 independent greeting card vendors as well as a signature greeting card line, you're sure to find the perfect card at Cardeologie. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome in the store, and sometimes the owners even bring their own dogs to the store.

Savannah Walking Tours with Tony Higgins

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Walking tours of historic Savannah. Leashed dogs always welcome. Hidden Savannah - stories of "treachery, lechery and debauchery"* from colonialism to modernism behind Savannah's moss curtain. Elegant Savannah - A leisurely two hour tour highlighting our city's beautiful Antebellum architecture, gardens and gates.....and the stories behind them.

Savannah Bonaventure Dash Tours

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Nestled beneath a canopy of live oak and magnolias laced with Spanish moss, Bonaventure is a Southern Gothic sculpture garden consistently named on travel lists as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Savannahians have been interring their dead on the grounds of this former 18th century plantation since well before the Civil War. Experience it all with the convenience of round trip concierge shuttle service from the downtown Historic District of Savannah. Tours daily at 10:00am and 2:00pm, departing from the Savannah Theatre on Chippewa Square and other shuttle stops upon request. Limited seating, reservations required.Call now for tickets and scheduling or book online.

Architectural Tours of Savannah

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If you've come to Savannah to scope out some of the more interesting buildings, Architectural Tours of Savannah will give you a taste of the city's history through its architecture. As you walk through the city, Jonathan will tell you the story of Savannah through a narrative timeline of Savannah's treasured buildings. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join their humans.

Ghost City Tours

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Whether you prefer a family-friendly excursion or a late-night adult-only tour, Ghost City Tours has the tour for you. Options include the Grave Tales of Savannah Tour, The Beyond Good and Evil Tour, and the Dead of Night Tour. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on all tours, with the exception of the Ghost City Haunted Pub Crawl. Tours take approximately 90 minutes and operate seven nights a week. Tour times and departure locations vary by chosen tour.

The Black Dog General Store

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Enjoy dog-friendly shopping at The Black Dog General Store. The store carries a nice assortment of Black Dog merchandise for both people and dogs.

Battlefield Memorial Park

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Located across the street from the Savannah History Museum, this park is a tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives during the Battle of Savannah in 1779. Pets are welcome, as long as they remain on a leash and are cleaned up after - there are even pick-up-bags and receptacles available.

Southbound Brewing Company

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Take a brewery tour and enjoy tasting samples of local craft beer at Southbound Brewing Company, Savannah's first production microbrewery. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are always welcome! They'll even provide a fresh bowl of water for your dog.

Ghost Talk Ghost Walk

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Learn about Savannah's haunted history on Savanna's original walking ghost tour - Ghost Talk Ghost Walk. Bring Fido along for the spooky fun as your guide takes you to some of the most haunted places in this historic city. Dogs must be leashed at all times and humans must clean up after their dogs.

Custard Boutique

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Custard is about dressing women, all women, in fashion-forward and unique clothing. This means a diverse provision of styles and prices to complement every lady, and every lady's shape. We can help create a new wardrobe or build onto something you already have. Custard prides itself in helping women embellish their best assets, all while ironing out the kinks. Custard believes in keeping things local, eco-friendly, and fun! We carry shoes, bags, jewelry, clothes, and gift items. Some of the brands represented in the store include: Earnest Sewn, French Connection, Super Maggie, Funktional, By Boe, Tano, Gillian Julius, Jeffrey Campbell, ALL Black, boyNYC and Miss Oops.

Southern Strolls

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Explore the beautiful historic city of Savannah with Fido by your side on one of the tours offered by Southern Strolls. If spooks and specters are what you love, the Ghost Stroll will thrill you with visits to Savannah's haunted places and ghost stories as you walk. The History Stroll takes you on a tour of the city's most popular historic sites, homes, and churches, and can be tailored to focus on Civil War history if that is your desire. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on Southern Strolls tours.

Adventure Tours in Motion

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Segway and Electric Bicycle tours in Historic Savannah, Bonaventure Cemetery and Tybee Island. Furry babies up to 13 lbs can ride with Mom or Dad secured in their own comfy dog basket attached to the front of an e-bike. Larger dogs can rest comfortably in our XL kennel in the air-conditioned and heated tour office. You can enjoy your adventure with the peace of mind that your furry loved-one is safe and secure until your return.

A.T. Hun Art Gallery

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Make a point to stop in A.T. Hun Art Gallery, located in Savannah's City Market, to shop and view the eclectic paintings on display. The dog-friendly gallery's staff treats their four-legged customers to milk-bones and water. Several of the artworks are pet themed, be sure to check out the large pet portraits by Steven Schuman while you are there. A.T. Hun Gallery has a piece of art for every budget and is open daily.

Bloomingdeals Off Island Thrift

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Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome this antique and upscale thrift shop operated by Off Island Thrift, which donates 100% of all profits to local cancer patients. The 11,000 square-foot shop is located along Savannah's Riverfront and is filled with furniture, clothing, home decor, and accessories. Stop in to enjoy dog-friendly shopping for a good cause!

Savannah Rambles

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Dirk Hardison knows quite a bit about the architecture and history of Savannah, and he's happy to share his knowledge with you on a Savannah Rambles tour. Offering public and private tours during the day and the evening, Savannah Rambles will give you a deeper insight into this beautiful city. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome on all tours. Waste bags must also be carried in order to comply with the city ordinances.

Carriage Tours of Savannah

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Bring Fido on one of Carriage Tours of Savannah's dog-friendly tours of Historic Savannah. Small dogs are welcome (and free!) on all of their horse-drawn carriage tours; bigger dogs may require a private tour. The captivating tour guides tell informative stories of Savannah's history and share ghost stories as you are transported through town in the carriage. It's a great way to learn more about the city with your dog.

Colonial Park Cemetery

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Located in the heart of Savannah's Historic District, Colonial Park is one of the oldest surviving cemeteries in the United States, dating back to the mid-eighteenth century. Closing a hundred years later, the cemetery deteriorated, but it was restored and reopened as a public park in the 1890s. Though many of the remains have since been removed to Laurel Grove, Colonial Park retains the vaults and graves of many of Savannah and Georgia's most distinguished historical and political figures. Colonial Park Cemetery is dog-friendly.

Savannah Clothing Company

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Savannah Clothing Company is dog-friendly! Bring Fido into this shop on Bull Street to help you pick out the perfect souvenir. Savannah Clothing Company sells women's and men's apparel, swimwear, t-shirts, designer sunglasses, sandals, hats and accessories. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are always welcome.

Cool Savannah Tours & Gifts

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Stop in the dog-friendly Cool Savannah Tours & Gifts to shop for the perfect souvenir from Savannah, or book one of their popular tours. All walking tours (except the Pub Tour) and carriage tours are dog-friendly! But one of the best ways to see Savannah is to book Cool Savannah Tours On & Off Trolley Tour, which operates from 10 am to 5 pm every day with on-and-off privileges at over 15 stops!

Five & Dime General Store

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Savannah's Five & Dime General store is dog friendly! Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you shop for souvenirs. The shop also sells necessity items like bottled water, sunglasses, and toiletries. Five & Dime is open daily from 9am - 10pm.