Dog Friendly Activities in South Bend, IN

There are 6 dog friendly activities in South Bend. 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 South Bend.

Pet Friendly Rum Village Dog Park
Rum Village Dog Park Bring Fido to Rum Village Dog Park in South Bend, IN. This pretty woodland park features large trees, covered bench seating, and three fenced off areas for dogs of all sizes. A water fountain operates in the warmer months, and waste stations are available. The dog park can become muddy during wet weather. See Details
Pet Friendly St. Patrick's County Park
St. Patrick's County Park St. Patrick's County Park is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch to this South Bend, IN park where you can explore 398 acres of wooded trails that surround splendid ponds and St. Joseph River. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. St. Patrick's County Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Niles Ave Bark Park Niles Ave Bark Park is a fully enclosed dog-friendly space in South Bend, IN. Situated between Niles Avenue and the St. Jospeh River, the park has two separate sections dedicated to large and small breeds, and bench seating. Please note that shade is limited and the park can become muddy after wet weather. After Fido has enjoyed off leash play with friends, take him for a stroll along the E Bank Trail which is accessed via a pathway alongside Niles Ave Bark Park. See Details
East Bank Trail The East Bank Trail 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 South Bend! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the East Bank 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 See Details
LaSalle Trail LaSalle Trail is pet-friendly. Starting in Roseland near the Roseland Town Park, this pet-friendly trail runs to the Indiana/Michigan State Line and connects to the Niles Township trail system. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after pups. LaSalle Trail is best accessed from dawn until dusk. See Details
Chamberlain Lake Nature Preserve Chamberlain Lake Nature Preserve is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed dog on an outbound adventure along 1.5 miles of trails that lead through woods, fields and along Chamberlain Lake's edge. The protected space also provides habitat for several rare and endangered plants. Chamberlain Lake Nature Preserve is best accessed from dawn until dusk. See Details
Lydick Bog Lydick Bog is a pet-friendly nature preserve in South Bend, IN. Enjoy walking the 1.73-mile loop trail or have lunch at one of the picnic tables with your furry friend. This is also a great place to spot a wide variety of plant and bird species. Dogs must be on a leash. See Details
Rum Village Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at the pet-friendly Rum Village Park in South Bend, IN. There are 3 miles of trails to enjoy within the park, as well as disc golf, a dog park, playgrounds, picnic tables, and more. See Details
Hickory Creek Winery Hickory Creek Winery in Buchanan, MI, welcomes leashed dogs to join their owners as they enjoy a glass of its small-batch wine. Fido may even meet the owner's dogs, as they usually greet guests as they arrive. Hickory Creek produces classic, European-style wines made from locally grown grapes. The pet-friendly Winery offers snack-sized charcuterie plates and partners with The Blueberry Store, which carries an assortment of products and treats for your furry friend. See Details
Round Barn Winery & Estate Round Barn Winery & Estate is a turn-of-the-century Amish barn in Baroda, MI. The family-owned and operated winery, distillery, and brewery offer guests the chance to experience all of Southwest Michigan. From wine tastings to live music and countless events, visiting the Round Barn Estate should be at the top of everyone’s bucket lists. The establishment is dog-friendly year-round. Please leash and clean up after your pets while visiting. See Details
Spicer Lake Nature Preserve Spicer Lake Nature Preserve in New Carlisle, IN, is pet-friendly. Explore 320 acres on trails through wetlands, woods and old-growth fields with your leashed pooch for company. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after pups to preserve the cleanliness of the area. Spicer Lake Nature Preserve can be accessed every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
McCoy Creek Trail McCoy Creek Trail is a dog-friendly attraction in Buchanan, MI. Leashed pups are welcome to join you on this four-mile path oneway, including loops, which branch off of the main trail. There are also exercise stations and a pond for your furry friend to cool off. See Details
Nappanee Dog Park Nappanee Dog Park is a secure space for Fido to socialize and play in Nappanee, IN. A membership is required for entry. The park is a fenced area with sections for large and small dogs, water fountains, and benches. See Details
Margaret H. Prickett Marina Park Margaret H. Prickett Marina Park in Mishawaka, IN is pet friendly and features a fenced dog park for Fido. Your pup can expend his energy in one of two enclosed spaces for large and small breeds. A hose is available, and waste bags and water bowls are provided. See Details
Potato Creek State Park Fido is welcome at Potato Creek State Park in North Liberty, IN. This popular dog-friendly park is home to the 327-acre Worster Lake, mature woodlands, restored prairies, and wetlands that are all ideal for a day trip with your pooch. If you are looking to explore all the nooks and crannies of the park, you can use the nine trails that weave around the diverse landscape. The longest is a 6.6-mile mountain bike trail that allows hikers to walk safely in the opposite direction of mountain bikers. Adventurous hikers will love the rugged hiking trail that winds through woods, up and down hills, all the way to the highest point in the park. See Details
Round Barn Estate Dog-friendly Round Barn Estate in Baroda, MI, welcomes Fido to join you on their beautiful grounds and inside their tasting room. Housed in a turn-of-the-century Amish round barn, you can sample their award-winning wines while taking in views of the lush landscaping and vineyards. Check their website for a list of their upcoming live entertainment. Food can be ordered from the food truck on weekends, take-out from the Public House when they are open. Please ensure Fido is leashed and picked up after while visiting. See Details
Tractor Supply Co. Tractor Supply Co. is your neighborhood dog-friendly, rural lifestyle store, providing pet supplies, livestock feed, power equipment, workwear and more located in Nappanee, IN. Your leashed, well-behaved dog is welcome to join you inside the store to shop for all your rural lifestyle needs. See Details
Ferrettie/Baugo Creek County Park Ferrettie/Baugo Creek County Park is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch along to explore 214 acres covered in trails that meander alongside Baugo Creek and lead to open fields. One of the highlights of the park is Baugo Creek flowing into the St. Joseph River. Ferrettie/Baugo Creek County Park should be visited during daylight hours. See Details
Bendix Woods County Park Bendix Woods County Park is pet-friendly. Explore a variety of wooded trails that wind around 195 acres of protected land in New Carlisle. Along the way, peer into ponds and play in fields with your leashed pooch. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Bendix Woods County Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Boot Lake Nature Preserve Boot Lake Nature Preserve is pet-friendly. This 300-acre space encompass wetland, forest, and prairie habitat. With over 200 species of bird documented here, Fido should bring his binoculars if he enjoys birdwatching. Visitors can enjoy a small picnic pavilion, wetland and prairie overlooks, and four miles of pet-friendly trails through the incredible habitat. Boot Lake Nature Preserve is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
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