Dog Friendly Activities in San Antonio, TX

There are 32 dog friendly activities in San Antonio, TX. 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 San Antonio, TX, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

Phil Hardberger Dog Park

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This dog park has separate small dog area, benches, rinse area, and drinking water.

Pearsall Dog Park

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Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash inside this fenced dog park, which includes water fountains, picnic tables, waste bags, agility equipment, and fire hydrants. Open daily from 5 am to 11 pm.

McAllister Dog Park

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Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fun, fenced-in dog park with fire hydrants, doggie water fountains, and exercise equipment.

Tom Slick Dog Park

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The 1-acre dog park off the 151 entrance to the park features separate areas for large and small dogs. Amenities include benches, picnic tables, a fountain for people and pets, and a special doggie shower. Shade structures and solar lights are pending. A second fenced dog enclosure is located on the Timber Creek entrance side adjacent to a new pavilion and playground.

Raymond Russell Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in Raymond Russell Park, which is located near Heuermann Road and I-10.

Brackenridge Park

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This San Antonio park is packed with jogging trails and picnic spots. Try feeding the ducks from the quaint bridge! Pets welcome.

Orsinger Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in Orsinger Park, which is located on Huebner Road in San Antonio.

Comanche Lookout Park

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4.55 miles of nature hiking trail Playground Park toilet 14 picnic units Parking Nothing rentable Adjacent to Semmes Branch Library

Rodriguez Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in Rodriguez Park, which is located near Rodriguez Road and Old US 90.

Douglas MacArthur Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in MacArthur Park, which is located on NE Loop 410 in San Antonio.

Pletz Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in Pletz Park, which is located on Picardie Drive in San Antonio.

Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours

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Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours offers their Nightly Ghost Tour Monday-Saturday at 8:30 p.m. starting in front of the Alamo. The Nightly Ghost Tour is dog friendly. All friendly dogs allowed on a leash.

Eisenhower Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in Eisenhower Park, which is located on NW Military Drive in San Antonio.

Madison Square Dog Park

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The .65-acre dog park at Madison Square Park features a fenced off-leash area, mutt-mitts, a doggie drinking fountain, and benches.

Medina Natural Area

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Leashed pets are welcome in the Medina River Natural Area. Ten miles of hike and bike trails wind through a variety of landscapes from riversides with towering pecan and bald cypress trees to uplands lined with cactus and honey mesquite. The Medina River Greenway is an integral part of the natural area?s trail system: 2.91 miles of the Greenway trail lie within the natural area boundaries and an additional 3.73 miles traverse neighboring property managed by the non-profit Land Heritage Institute. The trails have varying levels of accessibility ranging from concrete to natural surfaces. Please see the trail maps section of this website for more information about our trail system. At Medina River Natural Area you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities! Ride your bike, walk your dog on a leash, or take a slow hike through the natural area?s serene habitat. Bird watchers enjoy excellent birding opportunities, with specialties such as green kingfisher and painted bunting. Excellent fishing opportunities are available at designated fishing sites along the Medina River. (A fishing license is required; fishing line recycling containers are provided at every fishing site). Swimming in the river is prohibited. Horses, skateboards, and motorized vehicles (excluding wheelchairs) are not allowed on the trails. A large covered pavilion, with six picnic tables, is available for use and may be reserved. The Natural Area also features a group campground with six tent pads, a large barbecue grill, potable water, and composting toilets. No electricity is available. There is a 0.52-mile trail to the river for campers (not available for use by the general public). The campground is available by reservation only. Reservations may be made in person at the Ron Darner Headquarters building (5800 Old Hwy 90 West).

McAllister Park

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976 wooded acres with 15 miles of trails (hard and soft) for on leash walking. Also has dog park for off the leash play with separate areas for large and small dogs. Park has 4 pavilions, 197 picnic units, fitness station, 8 baseball fields, restrooms, off-street parking, 16 baseball fields (leased), 22 soccer/rugby fields (leased), and 6 multi-purpose fields.

Bad Wolf Ghost Tours

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Visit the notorious locations of historic murders, battles, and otherwise untimely deaths as we journey into the past and regale you with our great city's unique and gruesome history, and the many hauntings that resulted from it! There is a nightly tour at 8:00 pm. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome to join this tour. Reservations are required.

River City Run

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If you're looking for a fun and active way to see San Antonio with your four-legged friend, you have found the right place! River City Run is a 5K running tour through the heart of downtown San Antonio that offers private, pet friendly tours 7 days a week, per request and availability. There are 16 stops along the way where you will see and learn about the city's most historic and interesting landmarks. For more information and to contact us about a future tour, please visit our website.

Braunig Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in Braunig Park, which is located on Donop Road in San Antonio.

Calaveras Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in Calaveras Park, which is located on Bernhardt Road in San Antonio.

Bark Park of Alamo Heights

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Spacious fenced park where dogs can play off leash with plenty of shade trees and a water trough to cool off in.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Park

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Always a great area to hike within the city! Has some elevation with a nice view from the tower and there's several shaded paths. Plenty of non paved trails with natural rock or soft mulch. Each loop is around 3 miles. Leashed dogs are welcome and they provide waste bags and trash cans.

Panther Springs Park

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Dog park with small dog and large dog play yards and walking trails.

Hemisfair

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Bring Fido to Hemisfair for a day in the great outdoors. At Hemisfair, you will find ample green space, walking and jogging paths, game tables, play structures, art, and historic buildings. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Please always clean up after your pet.

King William Area Walking Tour

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Leash Fido up and explore the historic King William area, enjoying the beautiful architecture of more than 30 historic homes. Just keep your pup on a leash and clean up after him.

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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Family pets are welcome on the grounds of the four missions, as long as they are on a leash or being carried. They will not be allowed into park buildings or the churches. Please police your animals and deposit waste in a trashcan. To protect the park's wildlife, please do not bring leashed pets on the Yanaguana Nature trail at Mission San Juan. WARNING: Do not leave animals unattended in your vehicle. They can die within 20 minutes in South Texas, where temperatures can reach 80 degrees by 9:00 a.m.

RJA Ghost Tours

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Bring Fido along on this walking tour of haunted San Antonio. This guided ghost tour features local history, legends, and ghost stories. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Old No. 9 Greenway

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The Old No. 9 Greenway 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 Boerne! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Old No. 9 Greenway. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017085">TrailLink.com</a>.

New Braunfels Dog Park

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Dog Park hours are dawn to dusk. Owners are legally and financially liable for damage or injury inflicted by their dog(s). The City of New Braunfels has no liability or responsibility for injuries in the dog park. No dogs without people. Dogs must be under voice control at all times. No more than 3 dogs per human. Watch your dogs at all times. Discourage barking and digging. If your dog digs a hole, fill it in. Your dog must wear a collar in the park at all times with up to date annual vaccinations and licenses of New Braunfels visible. No spike, prong or pinch collars. Your dog must be leashed to and from the parking area. Clean up after your dog and dispose of waste materials properly. No contagious or aggressive dogs. Do not let your dog mount other dogs. Watch for signs of aggression. If your dog becomes aggressive leave the park immediately. No dogs in heat. Closely monitor un-neutered males. Dogs must be over 4 months old. Bring children at your own risk. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking, alcohol, glass containers, bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, other animals, or toys (including play pools) allowed in the park. No dog or human food, except for training purposes in the agility area. Commercial/professional dog training is not allowed, unless approved by the Parks and Recreation Department. If approved, 20% of gross sales will be remitted to the City.

Cibolo Nature Center & Farm

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The nonprofit Cibolo Nature Center & Farm in Boerne, Texas, has dog-friendly nature trails winding past beautiful native trees and plants, along a creek bed and through a historic Texas Hill Country farm. Friendly leashed dogs are welcome to accompany their owners to explore 160 acres of marked trails, teaching gardens, the grounds of an 1850s farm and dog-friendly special events. The center's annual family-friendly Moondance Concerts, held at the center's outdoor stage under the stars one evening a month from May through September, welcome friendly leashed dogs accompanied by owners. Kids under 12 are free, too, at these concerts featuring different performers each month. For more information, visit the Calendar pages at www.cibolo.org.

Universal City Dog Park

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Only dog park In the area. A few patches of grass here and there. Has a small dog area. A lot of owners don't clean up after their dog. And ran into a couple dogs who don't play nice. Has covered sitting area with tables. It gets busy after 5 till dark.