Dog Friendly Activities in Rutland, VT

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Rutland, and 8 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 Rutland.

Pet Friendly Green Mountain National Forest
Green Mountain National Forest Green Mountain National Forest is pet-friendly. Located in western Vermont, this gorgeous area offers diverse vegetation and varied trails to explore with your pooch. Encompassing more than 400,000 acres in southwestern and central Vermont, the striking scenery includes rugged mountain peaks and quintessential Vermont villages. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Pet Friendly Delaware and Hudson Rail-Trail
Delaware and Hudson Rail-Trail The Delaware and Hudson Rail-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 West Pawlet! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Delaware and Hudson Rail-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
Base Camp Outfitters Base Camp Outfitters and Mountain Meadows Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Center is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome on the Disc Golf Course and Mountain Bike Trails in the summer and on the snowshoe and cross-country ski trails in the winter. Base Camp Outfitters is open every day of the week from 8:30am to 6:00pm. See Details
Lefferts Pond Lefferts Pond is pet-friendly. While you’re in Vermont, be sure to take your pup on a walk on one of the many beautiful hiking trails in the area like Lefferts Pond Area. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails, as long as they are well-behaved and all mess is cleaned up to preserve the cleanliness of the pond. See Details
Winslow Farms Winslow Farms is pet-friendly. This family farm opens in the fall and continues into the Christmas season. From September through Halloween, the farm features a 5-acre pick your own pumpkin patch and a renovated dairy barn full of fall products. When you're ready to pick out your Christmas tree, they offer a large selection of all sizes of choose and cut trees on weekends from 10am to 4pm. See Details
Mendon Mini Golf & Snack Bar Bring Fido to this dog-friendly, Vermont-themed mini-golf course. Enjoy the snack bar and Hershey's ice cream. There's even an ice cream sundae available just for dogs! Bring your family for some fun and food in a safe, outdoor environment. See Details
Killington Peak via Bucklin Trail Killington Peak via Bucklin Trail is pet-friendly. At just over seven miles there and back, this more strenuous pathway is no walk in the park, but it’s worth every step. Hikers are rewarded with panoramic views of three state’s most-prized mountain ranges: Green Mountain, the White Mountains of New Hampshire and the Adirondacks of New York. Leashed dogs are welcome on the pathway, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
Black River Overlook Black River Overlook is pet-friendly. Located along the river, this is a paved river pathway that offers nice views across the water. This easy trail is just under half a mile in length and can be completed by all levels of canine hiker. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Clarendon Gorge to Greenwall Shelter via Long Trail Clarendon Gorge to Greenwall Shelter via Long Trail is pet-friendly. This trail is 14.6 miles in length, but as an out-and-back, you can choose to hike as much or as little as you want. The white markers along the way will keep you and your pooch from straying from the path. Dogs who don’t want to hike all day but still want to brave the bridge will be pleased to know that it’s just a short walk from the trailhead parking area. Dogs must be leashed and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Branbury State Park Branbury State Park is a dog-friendly state park and beach in Salisbury, VT. Your leashed dog is welcome on all areas except for the beach, or areas with sand. This 69-acre state park is on the eastern shore of Lake Dunmore at the base of Mount Moosalamoo, with The Green Mountain National Forest to the east. Bring Fido for a picnic in the open grassy areas, and enjoy the water views as you eat lunch! Contact Vermont State Parks for rates and day passes. See Details