Dog Friendly Activities in Robbinsville, NC

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Robbinsville, and 14 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 Robbinsville.

Pet Friendly Joyce Kilmer Memorial Trail
Joyce Kilmer Memorial Trail Joyce Kilmer Memorial Trail is a moderately easy, 2 mile hike in Nantahala National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This figure eight shaped trail through old-growth forest of eastern hemlocks and tulip poplars is beautiful and offers stream crossings. Hunting in the surrounding game lands is in season September through March, except for Sundays, so be sure to wear bright orange. Please note that dogs are not required to be on a leash, except between April 1 and August 15; however, because of high visitation, rangers strongly advise hikers to keep dogs on a leash year-round. See Details
Pet Friendly Tsali Recreation Area
Tsali Recreation Area The recreation area has 4 trails, totaling over 36 miles which are used for mountain biking and horse back riding. The trails alternate between the two, so you can always take your dog on a trail where bikes are not. The trails are easy and well maintained. The area is beautiful and there are frequent creek crossings for your pet to get water. While you officially need to keep your pets on leash, we have never had a problem with off-leash. Be mindful of hunting season. See Details
Cades Cove Loop Road Located approximately 27 miles outside of Gatlinburg, near the town of Townsend, TN, beautiful Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains offers a variety of hiking trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. You can take Fido along for a scenic drive on Cades Cove Loop Road, an 11 mile stretch of roadway through the Smoky Mountain valley. Due to its location, you'll almost certainly see deer in Cades Cove. If you're lucky, you might even spot a bear, fox, or wild turkey. Dogs must remain in vehicles. See Details
Rufus Morgan Falls Trail Rufus Morgan Falls Trail is a moderately easy, 1 mile hike in Nantahala National Forest that will take about 40 minutes to complete with Fido. This little out of the way trail is a lovely spot that has soft ground and several water sources for Fido. Please note that dogs must be on a leash between April 1 and August 15, but must be under control at all times. See Details
Nantahala Bikeway The Nantahala Bikeway 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 Bryson City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Nantahala Bikeway. 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
Falls Branch Falls Trail Fun little hike to a 70 foot waterfall. The hike is steep and rocky towards the end so it's best if you have firm footing and good knees. This trail is 20 miles east of Tellico Plains on route 165. The trailhead is at the Rattlesnake West pull off. See Details
Nantahala National Forest Nantahala National Forest is pet-friendly. This North Carolina national forest translates to Land of the Noonday Son in Cherokee. Located near the hip city of Asheville, the forest is full of trails that lead along babbling streams through tall trees. Dogs must be leashed within the forest and all mess should be cleaned up after them to preserve the cleanliness of the area. See Details
Nantahala Outdoor Center Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Nantahala Outdoor Center in North Carolina. People and pooches flock from all around the world to check out everything they have to offer at this outdoor center, including tonnes of outdoor activities. Feel free to plod along the hiking trails with your four-legged friend. Generally, guests enjoy hanging out by the river when their furry friends are around. It is shallow enough beside Big Wesser Riverside for pups to get their paws wet and cool off! Nantahala Outdoor Center is open Sunday through Thursday from 10am to 6pm and Friday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. See Details
Almond Boat & RV Park Boat Rental Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Almond Boat & RV Park Boat Rental. You and your pooch can jump on a pontoon together in Bryson City, NC. Located on Fontana Lake, there are 42 miles of trails around the lake, so you and your poochy pawty can drop the anchor and go for a wander in the surrounding forest. See Details
Rolling Thunder River Company Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a couple of the tours that Rolling Thunder River Company has to offer. They serve up two pet-friendly boating adventures, the Nantahala River Trips and the Toccoa River Trips. Depending on what you're looking for, you can take to the waters on a raft or canoe with your pooch. Rolling Thunder River Company is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Wayah Bald Tower Wayah Bald Tower is a great pet-friendly hike that leads to awesome view points of four different states. Along the way, you and your pooch will see the Wilson Lick Ranger Station, built in 1913. Continue another 3 miles to Wayah Bald which provides a beautiful view of Franklin. The final paved road leads to the fire tower and overlook. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Nantahala River Ferebee Memorial Picnic Area Nantahala River Ferebee Memorial Picnic Area is a pet-friendly picnic place located about 2.75 miles downriver from the Nantahala River Launch site. Ferebee Memorial offers picnic area with tables and charcoal grills, and serves as another launch and take out area. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Buck Dance in the Appalchains 'Buck Dance in the Appalchains' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jo. Fido is welcome to join you as you put on your dancing shoes and learn to keep the beat. After you learn the basic steps, you will have the chance to dance to some music. Host also has their own dog who may join the fun. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 9 and up. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Create an Owl Out of Tree Bark 'Create an Owl Out of Tree Bark' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jo. Your pooch is welcome to sit beside you at this workshop where you will create you own unique owl out of bark using natural materials. Please note that host also has a dog onsite. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 9 and up. Their is a friendly canine on the property who likes to be included. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Build a Table with the Willow Woman 'Build a Table with the Willow Woman' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jo. Your pooch is invited to come along and play with the host's dog during this workshop where you will learn process of building and designing a rustic table. No prior experience is necessary as your host will guide you throughout the process. All wood, nails, and tools are provided and you will get to choose the tree slab for your table's top. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $115 per person. See Details
Build a Mini Chair with a Woods Woman 'Build a Mini Chair with a Woods Woman' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jo. Your friendly pooch is welcome to join you at this workshop where you will learn to build a miniature chair. Your pup may even get to meet and play with the host's dog, Willow, who likes to join the workshops. You will choose a precut seat and then some tree branches that you will cut to size for your chair. You will be able to build any size chair in the future with the techniques you learn in this class. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 12 and up. Please wear closed toed shoes. Rates start at $85 per person. See Details