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Dog Friendly Activities in Silver Plume, CO

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Silver Plume, and 42 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 Silver Plume.

Pet Friendly Watrous Gulch Trail
Watrous Gulch Trail Watrous Gulch Trail is a 4-mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. You and your dog will enjoy this uncrowded trail that takes you through a forest before emerging from the timberline at Watrous Creek. The trail continues on a moderate incline into fields of grass and wildflowers. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Pet Friendly Herman Gulch Trail
Herman Gulch Trail Herman Gulch Trail is a 6.4-mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. The Forest Service requires the use of a leash due to the popularity of this trail. Dogs love it for the many rivulets and streamlet crossings. When you arrive at Herman Lake, feel free to take Fido off the leash for a splash in the frigid water. See Details
Woods Mountain and Mount Machebeuf Trail Woods Mountain and Mount Machebeuf Trail is a 6 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 7 hours to complete with Fido. You will have solitude on this steep trail that takes you up to a ridge with incredible views. On the way down enjoy the hike on smooth slopes and old avalanche chutes. Your dog will enjoy how easy the soft tundra is on his paws. See Details
Very Nice Brewing Company Very Nice Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their beer-loving owners inside. While Very Nice does not serve food, they do encourage guests to bring their own from one of the many cafes nearby. Fido won't go hungry, as Very Nice often sells spent grain dog treats for canine guests. Very Nice Brewing Company's hours vary seasonally, so guests should call ahead or check its website before making the trip. See Details
Mount Sniktau Trail Mount Sniktau Trail is a 3 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 2 to 3 hours to complete with Fido. Mount Snikatau is named after the journalist E. H. N. Patterson who worked in Clear Creek County and was better known for his friendship with Edgar Allan Poe. See Details
St. Mary's Glacier Trail St. Mary's Glacier Trail is a beautiful hiking trail with great views from the top. Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash at all times. Within 30 minutes of setting off, you'll be at the top of the glacier enjoying the refreshing lake of St. Mary's. This is a moderate 2.4-mile trail that is highly trafficked by lots of pups. See Details
Chihuahua Gulch and Lake Trail Even the biggest of big dogs will love this 6.1 mile hike in the White River National Forest that is named after the mighty Chihuahua. The trail is steep at times, but it also criss-crosses a stream several times which makes it easy for Fido to cool off along the way. There are also several small ponds along the way, which are a great spot to pause for a picnic with Fido. See Details
Three Mile Creek Trail Three Mile Creek Trail is a 14 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 8 to 9 hours to complete with Fido. This hike is a favorite among owners and dogs alike. Your dog will need to be leashed on this trail that leads through a dense deciduous and conifer forest. The trail also makes several crossings over a shallow stream. See Details
Rosalie Trail Rosalie Trail is a 12.4 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 9-10 hours to complete with Fido. Most of the trail will lead you through lush, dense forest fed by creeks. There are sections of the trail that will take you above the timberline where afternoon storms can blow in. Fido will have to be leashed as most of the trail is in a wilderness area. See Details
Boreas Pass The Boreas Pass 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 Breckenridge! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boreas Pass. 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
Boreas Pass The Boreas Pass 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 Jefferson! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boreas Pass. 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
Devil’s Thumb Ranch Both guests and day visitors are welcome at dog-friendly Devil Thumb's Ranch in Tabernash, CO, for skijoring in the winter and hiking year-round. With nearly 120 km of trails nestled in the pristine and private Ranch Creek valley at the base of the Continental Divide, Devil's Thumb Ranch is the premier Nordic center for Colorado and North American cross-country skiing. Novices can start the day with a private or group lesson from a friendly instructor. For skijoring, you must bring your own pet, as they don’t have any to adopt for the day. They recommend your dog is in good shape and at least 35 pounds for their own safety. Smaller pups are still welcome to enjoy our dog-friendly trails on a leash. Dogs on leashes are also welcome on dog-friendly hiking trails. Activities fees vary for lodging guests and day visitors. See Details
Winter Park Resort Gondola Winter Park Resort Gondola is a dog-friendly activity in Winter Park, CO. Whether you are a resort guest or simply exploring this mountain town for the day, a scenic gondola ride gives you front-row views of the Continental Divide. Once you and Fido reach 10,700 ft, take a short walk to Venture Out Vista and admire stunning mountain peaks. One of the most popular trails at the top of Winter Park Gondola is Lower Roof of the Rockies. This 3.6 mile trail is ideal for all activity levels and leads hikers through a shaded forest and out onto a beautiful meadow with views across Fraser Valley. The gondola operates daily from June to October. Purchase of an Unlimited Activities Pass or Gondola Resort Pass is required. See Details
Fraser River Trail The Fraser River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Granby! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Fraser River 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
Arapaho National Forest, ARP Arapaho National Forest is dog-friendly! Established in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt, the Forest is part of the ARP and allows pets on a hand-held leash no longer than six feet in most wilderness areas. The ARP is the most-visited National Forest and Grassland for recreation in the nation and Arapaho offers a number of scenic drives and hiking trails. Dogs are not allowed in swimming areas or sanitary facilities and must be restrained or on a leash at all times while in developed recreation areas. For information on the areas of the Arapaho National Forest that charge usage, camping or parking fees, check out its official website. See Details
Hideaway Park Brewery Hideaway Park Brewery is a dog-friendly craft, nano-brewery in Winter Park, CO where Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio or for a tour of the facility. As the owners are history buffs, they've named this brewery after the original settlement in their area of Hideaway Park. Try their Humulus experimental IPA, More Smiles dry hop ale, or Remy Dog pale ale while you're visiting! See Details
The Sasquatch Outpost One of the top 10 wackiest places to visit in all of Colorado, the dog-friendly Sasquatch Museum in Bailey is a must-see for anyone who has any interest in Bigfoot. Small dogs are welcome inside the gift shop and the Sasquatch Encounter Discovery Museum as long as they can be carried. See Details
Mad Jack's Mountain Brewery Mad Jack's Mountain Brewery is a dog-friendly brewery in Bailey, CO, where Fido is welcome to join you for a pint. Sample their award winning Oktobeerfest and the ever popular Platte Canyon Porter. Check their website and social media pages for a list of current events. See Details
Silver Dollar and Murray Lakes Trail Silver Dollar and Murray Lakes Trail is a 4.4 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike will take you by over 100 species of wildflowers, a thinning forest, several lakes, and a small creek. You and Fido will both delight in the beauty of this hike. See Details
Colorado Mines Peak Colorado Mines Peak is a 3 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 2 to 3 hours to complete with Fido. The hike to the peak is fairly short, but the views are spectacular and the trailhead is open year round at Berthoud Pass. Plus, since this is one of the easiest to climb of the 12,000 foot peaks in the Rockies, it's a 'must' for anyone visiting Denver with Fido. See Details
Butler Gulch Trail Butler Gulch Trail is a 4.5-mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. There is an unsightly (or interesting, depending on your point of view) molybdenum mine at the beginning of the hike, but it is an otherwise lovely hike with easy access to water, and an easy, shaded trail. To get there from I-70, take exit 232 to US 40,proceed northwest approx. 9 miles to small town of Berthoud Falls. Turn left at the sign for Jones Pass/Henderson Mine. Follow paved road 1.6 miles to a gate, turn right on Forest Road 144. The trailhead is a half mile ahead. See Details
Stanley Mountain Trail Stanley Mountain Trail is a 6.5 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. This trail follows the Continental Divide Trail across Berthoud Pass and is above the timberline. It is a good idea to make this an early hike and to bring supplies, especially water. See Details
Scott Gomer Trail and Abyss Lake Trail The Scott Gomer Trail and Abyss Lake Trail is a 14.6 mile hike that will take about 12 hours to complete with Fido. As you hike northeast on the Scott Gomer trail, towards a tarn known as Abyss Lake, you will pass by bighorn sheep and mountain goats. Wilderness regulations will require you to keep Fido on a leash. See Details
Woodland Lake, Lost Lake and Skyscraper Reservoir Trail Woodland Lake, Lost Lake, and Skyscraper Reservoir Trail is a 9-mile hike in Roosevelt National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. Your dog will love this trail for the three lakes to romp in, the soft ground on his paws, and the opportunity to hike by your side on broad segments. You too will enjoy the scenery and vistas along the way. See Details