Dog Friendly Activities in Sparks, NV

There are 8 dog friendly activities in Sparks, NV. Use the links below to get an overview of each attraction, 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 Sparks, NV, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

Sparks Marina Dog Park

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Bring your pet for some off-leash exercise at this pretty, fenced dog park, though be careful as some smaller dogs have been able to get through the fencing.

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

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Bring your pet to explore the raw, natural beauty of these desert trails, some of which are designated friendly to off-leash pets. Be careful of hot sand in warm weather.

Link Piazzo Dog Park at Hidden Valley Regional Park

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This fenced dog park is a safe, friendly place for your pet to run and play off-leash. Includes separate small dog area, water fountain, and waste stations.

Virginia Lake Dog Park

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This fenced Reno dog park includes a separate area for small dogs, waste bags, grass ground cover, benches, agility equipment, and shade.

Whitaker Dog Park

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Let your pet have some off-leash fun at this fenced dog park, which includes picnic tables, mutt-mitt dispensers, shade trees, and benches.

Northstar at Tahoe

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During the summer months until September, Northstar offers free lift rides for hiking and allows leashed dogs on the gondolas as well. It is beautiful and a wonderful family adventure. The village is very dog friendly, too. In the winter, In the winter, bring your dog to the mountain for the monthly Moonlight Snowshoe Tours. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you on the 2.5-hour snowshoe hike and then enjoy the music, s’mores, and hot chocolate around a fire pit.

Carson City Trail (V&T Rail-Trail)

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The Carson City Trail (V&T Rail-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 Carson City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Carson City Trail (V&T Rail-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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016599">TrailLink.com</a>.

Tahoe Cross Country

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Tahoe Cross Country welcomes dogs of all sizes to join you on more than 8 kilometers of ski trails. Skijoring is not allowed on the trails, but Fido can enjoy the snow alongside you as you cross country ski. Leashes are required in the parking lot and at the trailhead, but as long as your pup remains under your voice control, he can enjoy the trail leash-free.