Dog Friendly Activities in Shelby, NC

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Shelby, and 12 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 Shelby.

Pet Friendly Broad River Greenway
Broad River Greenway Pack up a lunch and take Fido for a hike at Broad River Greenway in Shelby, NC. This pet-friendly recreational area boasts more than ten miles of trails. Part of Broad River Greenway belongs to the Mountain Birding Trail, making this a great trip for wildlife viewing. Please keep Fido on a leash during your hike and be conscious of horse riders sharing the trails. See Details
Pet Friendly Kings Mountain State Park
Kings Mountain State Park Kings Mountain State Park rests in a picturesque setting adjacent to Kings Mountain National Military Park, a prominent Revolutionary War battle site in Blacksburg, SC. This traditional state park, which encompasses 6,883-acres, offers outdoor recreation activities such as hiking trails, picnicking, fishing from a rental jon boat, seasonal canoe rentals, equestrian trails and more. Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. See Details
Veronét Vineyards & Winery Veronét Vineyards & Winery is a dog-friendly venue in Kings Mountain, NC. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at any of the outdoor seating areas. White and red wines are served along with charcuterie picnic boxes. Food trucks are on site on most weekends. See Details
The City of Gaffney Fire Training Facility and Dog Park The City of Gaffney Fire Training Facility and Dog Park is a grassy off-leash area in Gaffney, SC.The fenced park is divided into small and large dog sections, and features benches, built-in concrete water bowls, and a fire hydrant. See Details
Gateway Trail The Gateway Trail is a greenway designed to connect the City of Kings Mountain, NC, to Crowders Mountain State Park, Kings Mountain State Park and Kings Mountain National Military Park. This dog-friendly path is ten feet wide and includes benches, a picnic site, waste bags, and other amenities for walkers and their pups. See Details
Crowders Mountain State Park Hiking trails, rock climbing, fishing, camping, and picnicking are some of the amenities that parkgoers can enjoy at Crowders Mountain State Park. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this pet-friendly recreation area in Kings Mountain, NC. Pets are prohibited from bathhouses, changing areas, rinsing stations, swimming areas, restrooms, visitor centers, or rental boats. See Details
Cowpens National Battlefield Fido is welcome on the pet-friendly grounds of Cowpens National Battlefield, a US monument in Gaffney, SC. Dogs are welcome to explore the 2-mile historical trail, covered shelter, and huge mowed field on the property. There are also a dozen wooded trails ranging from .5 miles to 2 miles long that Fido can join you on. Please note that dogs are not permitted inside the Visitors Center. See Details
Lake Trail Follow Crowders Mountain State Park's blue circle trail markers to hike the pet-friendly Lake Trail. This easy 0.8-mile loop in Gastonia, NC, welcomes leashed pups to walk with their owners. Although most of the trails in this park are rugged, strenuous routes, this one offers an easy walk for all levels of hikers and dogs. See Details
Tower and Backside Trail Tower and Backside Trail is a challenging, three-mile hike in Crowders Mountain State Park in Gastonia, NC. This pet-friendly trail will take about two hours to complete with Fido. The proximity of this park to Kings Mountain, Gastonia, and Charlotte makes it very popular. Please note that dogs must be on a 6-foot leash. See Details
Pinnacle Trail The Pinnacle Trail is a strenuous 4-mile round-trip hike in Crowders Mountain State Park in Gastonia, NC. This pet-friendly path is great for pups as it gives you the opportunity to get away from bikers and horses on this hiking-only trail. Please note that dogs must be on a 6-foot leash and attended at all times. See Details
Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stop in Blacksburg, SC, is a dog-friendly gas station and rest area. Across America, you'll find Love's Travel Stops that offer facilities for traveling canines. This location has a fully-fenced dog park with a convenient waste station. See Details
Motz Avenue Dog Park Your pup is invited to socialize and play off leash at Motz Avenue Dog Park in Lincolnton, NC. The park has separate enclosed areas dedicated to small dogs under 35 lbs, large dogs over 35lbs, and a space allocated for training only. The park allows a maximum of two dogs per owner. See Details
Gaffney Outlet Marketplace Check out the dog-friendly Gaffney Outlet Marketplace in Gaffney, SC. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome throughout the mall's common areas, with the exception of the food court. Make sure to inquire with each store before bringing Fido indoors to help you browse. See Details