Dog Friendly Activities in San Antonio, TX

There are 47 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 Comanche Lookout Park
Comanche Lookout Park Comanche Lookout Park is a dog-friendly park located in San Antonio, TX. The park offers 96-acres of recreation area. Fido is welcome to join you on the 4.5 miles of hiking trails, but dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Pet Friendly Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours
Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours offers their dog-friendly Nightly Ghost Tour Monday through Saturday at 8:30pm starting in front of the Alamo. All friendly dogs allowed on a leash. Your guide will take you and Fido on a 90-minute stroll past three of the most haunted spots in the city - The Alamo, the Spanish Governor's Mansion, and the Menger Hotel. 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
Bad Wolf Ghost Tours Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome on Bad Wolf Ghost Tours' San Antonio Ghost Walk. You and Fido will visit the notorious locations of historic murders, battles, and otherwise untimely deaths, and learn city's unique and gruesome history and the many hauntings that resulted from it! Dog-friendly tours are conducted nightly; check schedule for meeting location. Reservations are required. See Details
San Antonio River Walk Leashed dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly San Antonio River Walk, a public park below street level with parallel sidewalks that's lined with restaurants, shops, hotels and other attractions. Many of the outdoor restaurants and shops welcome dogs on their patios while you dine. Please call ahead to check if the specific business you wish to visit allows dogs, and please remember to clean up after your pet. The River Walk is open 24 hours a day, year-round. See Details
Phil Hardberger Dog Park This dog park has separate small dog area, benches, rinse area, and drinking water. See Details
McAllister Dog Park McAllister Dog Park, located within McAllister Park in San Antonio, features 1.5 acres of fenced, off-leash fun for Fido. The park ahs fire hydrants, doggie water fountains and exercise equipment. Fido is welcome on a leash in the rest of McAllister Park, and along the paved trails. See Details
Rebecca Creek Distillery Rebecca Creek Distillery is a dog-friendly distillery in San Antonio, TX. Fido is welcome to join you at a picnic table on the outdoor patio. There is even a dog park on site for pups to enjoy. Whiskey and vodka is served. Food trucks are on site on select days. 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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Eisenhower Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Eisenhower Park, which is located on NW Military Drive in San Antonio. See Details
Fox Park Dog Park Fox Dog Park is located inside Fox Park (also dog-friendly with walking trails) in San Antonio, TX. This park includes a small and large dog area, new fencing, concrete walkway, drinking fountains, shade trees, mutt-mitt stations, trash receptacles and benches. See Details
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 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
Panther Springs Park Dog park with small dog and large dog play yards and walking trails. See Details
Vespa Sidecar Tour and Tacos 'Vespa Sidecar Tour and Tacos' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kevin & Liz. Please contact hosts prior to booking to notify them of having a dog along. Your pooch must be small enough to fit inside the Vespa safely with you. Your host will take you on a tour of San Antonio and the surrounding unique neighborhoods via a Modern Vespa SiDeCaR. See iconic spots and stop for a quick picnic along the way. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 5 and up. Max weight per guest is 215 lbs or 100 kilos. Rates start at $80 per person. 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
Government Canyon State Natural Area Government Canyon State Natural Area allows pets on its Frontcountry trails. The Frontcountry has two loops, Savannah Loop and Lytle's Loop. Dogs must be cleaned up after and on a leash no longer than six feet during their hike. Three dog waste stations are placed in the Frontcountry and dog owners should bring along water for Fido.

Entrance fees are $6. Government Canyon State Natural Area is open from 7am to 10pm Friday through Monday. On major holidays and Spring Break, Government Canyon opens for additional dates, which can be found on its events page. Dog owners should call ahead to ensure trails are open and max capacity has not been reached.
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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
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
Military Working Dog Teams National Monument Military Working Dog Teams National Monument is pet-friendly. The development of the Military Working Dog Teams National Monument was spearheaded by Mr. John Burnam, a U. S. Army combat infantryman and German Shepherd Scout Dog Handler during the Vietnam War. While his war dog partners died in Vietnam he wanted to keep their memories alive and mounted a campaign to create the monument. They still train dogs through the foundation. Dogs are welcome to visit with you, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. 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
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
Historic Market Square Historic Market Square is pet-friendly. Nearly every weekend of the year, Market Square is filled with live entertainment, delicious food, and fun for the whole family. Explore over 100 locally owned businesses that provide a unique market place experience within a three-block outdoor plaza lined with shops, and restaurants in downtown San Antonio, Texas. Market Square is the largest Mexican market in the United States. Dogs are welcome on a leash in the outdoor areas. They are open daily at 10am. See Details
San Antonio Medical Foundation Trail San Antonio Medical Foundation Trail is a dog-friendly trail in San Antonio, TX where your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the unpaved walking trail in the Medical Center. The trail is open during daylight hours and is approximately 2.2 miles long. This is a walking and jogging trail only, and no bikes, skates, or skateboards are allowed. See Details