Dog Friendly Activities in San Antonio, TX

There are 43 dog friendly activities in San Antonio. 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 San Antonio.

Pet Friendly Phil Hardberger Dog Park
Phil Hardberger Dog Park This dog park has separate small dog area, benches, rinse area, and drinking water. See Details
Pet Friendly Tom Slick Dog Park
Tom Slick Dog Park Tom Slick Dog Park is a 1-acre dog park in San Antonio, TX, 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 pavilion and playground. See Details
McAllister Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fun, fenced-in dog park with fire hydrants, doggie water fountains, and exercise equipment. See Details
Pearsall Dog Park Pearsall Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in San Antonio, TX. 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. See Details
Raymond Russell Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Raymond Russell Park, which is located near Heuermann Road and I-10. See Details
Comanche Lookout Park 4.55 miles of nature hiking trail
Playground Park toilet
14 picnic units
Nothing rentable
Adjacent to Semmes Branch Library
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Brackenridge Park This San Antonio park is packed with jogging trails and picnic spots. Try feeding the ducks from the quaint bridge! Pets welcome. See Details
McAllister Park 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. See Details
Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours 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. See Details
The San Antonion Shuffle Scavenger Hunt 'The San Antonion Shuffle Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. Start this experience at a scenic spot for instructions. After a warm-up to prepare, teams will take off to visit locations throughout town. Drive in your car or take part in a version without cars and attempt to reach various checkpoints, solving clues and accepting challenges that involve getting outside your comfort zone at each spot. Dogs are welcome, although the game alternates between the indoors and outdoors. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Generally, the entire experience is considered light to moderate overall, since there are plenty of natural breaks. Rates start at $20 per person. See Details
Bike Ride at Secret Lake Park with Dog 'Bike Ride at Secret Lake Park with Dog' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Cristina. Ride a bicycle through Elmendorf Lake Park with the hosts cute dogs, Tchimba and Ludo. Her dogs are used to running alongside bikes, so if your dog isn't into extreme sports, then maybe he should stay at home. The ride is around four miles and includes a break halfway to play in the park and take some great pictures. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 18 and up. Guests must know how to ride a bicycle. Rates start at $27 per person. See Details
Eisenhower Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Eisenhower Park, which is located on NW Military Drive in San Antonio. See Details
Orsinger Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Orsinger Park, which is located on Huebner Road in San Antonio. See Details
Bark Park of Alamo Heights Spacious fenced park where dogs can play off leash with plenty of shade trees and a water trough to cool off in. See Details
Medina Natural Area 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).
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Bad Wolf Ghost Tours Visit the notorious locations of historic murders, battles, and otherwise untimely deaths as you journey into the past and regale you with city's unique and gruesome history, and the many hauntings that resulted from it! Tours conducted nightly; check schedule for meeting location. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome on the San Antonio Ghost Walk tour. Reservations are required. See Details
The Shops at La Cantera Fido is welcome to join you as you peruse The Shops at La Cantera! Well-behaved and leashed dogs are welcome in the common areas of the mall, and many retailers allow pets inside as well. Waste disposal bag stations are located throughout the property. Dogs are not allowed in fountains or children's play areas, and they must wear required tags and be up-to-date on shots. The Shops are open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. Dog owners can check out The Shops at La Cantera's website for the extensive list of dog-friendly retailers within the mall. See Details
Douglas MacArthur Park Leashed dogs are welcome in MacArthur Park, which is located on NE Loop 410 in San Antonio. See Details
Rodriguez Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Rodriguez Park, which is located near Rodriguez Road and Old US 90. See Details
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park 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. Make sure Fido gets his Bark Ranger patch while visiting! See Details
Madison Square Dog Park The .65-acre dog park at Madison Square Park features a fenced off-leash area, mutt-mitts, a doggie drinking fountain, and benches. See Details
Pletz Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Pletz Park, which is located on Picardie Drive in San Antonio. See Details
Panther Springs Park Dog park with small dog and large dog play yards and walking trails. See Details
River City Run 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 Facebook page. See Details