Dog Friendly Activities in Spencer, IN

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Spencer, and 26 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 Spencer.

Pet Friendly McCormick's Creek State Park
McCormick's Creek State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at McCormick's Creek State Park. The park is made up of a limestone canyon, featuring a flowing creek at the center with scenic waterfalls plunging over rocks. The park is steeped in history and you'll discover a historic Statehouse Quarry near White River. There are ten different pet-friendly trails dotted around the park that vary in length and difficulty, including a trail through Wolf Cave Nature Preserve that features forest trees, spicebush, and native wildflowers. You can bring Fido with you on all of the trails if they are on a leash under six feet. See Details
Pet Friendly Cinema 67 Drive-in
Cinema 67 Drive-in Cinema 67 Drive-in is a dog-friendly drive-in movie theater in Spencer, IN. Featuring Barco Digital Projection and FM Digital sound, you will be able to enjoy amazing quality films with wonderful sound options. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the grounds, or unleashed in your car. Try their Burrito in a Box from the concession stand while you're there! See Details
Half Price Books Outlet Half Price Books Outlet is a dog-friendly, family-owned book chain. Fido can join you as you look at the secondhand books, movies, and music inside the store. They are open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details
Karst Farm Dog Park Pets will love to romp and play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for small dogs. See Details
Switchyard Brewing Company Located in downtown Bloomington, Switchyard Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed pets are allowed on the dog-friendly outdoor patio, except from 7pm to Close on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Dogs must be house-trained, well-behaved, and quiet, and they are not allowed in the brewhouse. Switchyard Brewing Company serves a variety of wines and beers, as well as craft sodas, coffees, pastries, cookies, Billy Goat Chip Company chips, Hot Pockets, frozen cheeseburgers, XXL Burritos, and soups. See Details
Ferguson Dog Park Parking: One gravel parking lot off Stone Mill Road.

Restrooms: A wheelchair accessible portable toilet is located a short distance from the parking area.

Water: A drinking fountain with separate drinking bowls for humans and dogs is located near the dog park entrance. Two dog wash stations are available to clean off muddy dogs. Water leaving the rinse station areas is not treated; therefore, soaps and shampoos are not permitted in the dog rinse areas. The drinking fountains and dog rinse stations are available seasonally (April through October).

Additional amenities include benches, a shade sail, limestone seating blocks, and dog waste bag stations
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Monroe Lake Dogs are welcome at Monroe Lake, the largest lake located entirely within Indiana. The reservoir is man-made and was first filled in 1965. People come from all around to enjoy the water on their boats and indulge in a variety of recreational activities such as water skiing. If Fido is a landlubber, they'll be pleased to discover that this lake is surrounded by thousands of acres of forests and a number of pet-friendly hiking trails, including the BlueBird Trail, Tree Trek Trail, Turkey Trot Trail, and the Whitetail Trail. None of the trails are over 1.75 miles in length and pets are allowed on all of them as long as they are on a leash under six feet. See Details
Starlite Drive-In Starlite Drive-In is a dog-friendly, family-owned drive-in movie theater in Bloomington, IN that has been in operation since 1955. Open in the summer, your leashed Fido is welcome to join you at their world renowned natural grass Auto-torium. Try something tasty for a snack while you enjoy your film at the Car-feteria! See Details
Clear Creek Trail The Clear Creek 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 Bloomington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Clear Creek 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
Cagles Mill Lake Cagles Mill Lake is pet-friendly. They welcome dogs and their owners to enjoy the first flood control reservoir in Indiana. Created from two pre-glacial bedrock ridges buried beneath ancient lake sediments of the Illinoisan glacial period, Cataract Falls are the main attraction at this park and tumble into the lake waters below. The Covered Bridge Nature Trail is another draw, a stoned trail with benches that leads to a covered bridge. Pet owners are reminded to keep their pooch on a leash for the duration of their stay and clean up any mess after them. See Details
Griffy Lake Nature Preserve Dogs are welcome on nature and hiking trails but must be leashed at all times. See Details
AutoZone Auto Parts AutoZone Auto Parts is pet-friendly. The largest retailer of automotive parts and accessories offers everything you need to refresh your car, including tires, batteries, and more. Leashed dogs are welcome inside the store, as long as they are well-behaved. AutoZone Auto Parts is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30am to 9:00pm and Sunday from 9:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Bloomington Rail Trail The Bloomington 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 Bloomington! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Bloomington 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Harbor Freight Tools Harbor Freight Tools is pet-friendly. Small leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on the hunt for bargain tools and equipment. The items on offer are often cheaper than some their competitors because they cut out the middle man and sell directly to the people who need them. The 16,000-square-foot Harbor Freight store in Bloomington stocks a full selection of hardware, tools, and accessories in categories including automotive, air and power tools, storage, outdoor power equipment, generators, welding supplies, shop equipment, hand tools, and more. This branch is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 7pm and Sunday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Tractor Supply Co. Tractor Supply Co. is pet-friendly. This chain DIY store in Bloomington welcomes dogs to join their owners throughout the store, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. They are open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 9pm and Sunday from 9am to 7pm. See Details
T.J. Maxx T.J. Maxx in Bloomington is pet-friendly. Bring your dog along to sniff out the best deals on offer at this popular retail store. They are open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 10am to 8pm. See Details
JOANN Fabrics and Crafts JOANN Fabrics and Crafts is pet-friendly. This chain provides a wide range of fabrics. You can also enjoy sewing classes and more. Leashed dogs are welcome inside, as long as they are well-behaved. JOANN Fabrics and Crafts is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details
Porter West Preserve Porter West Preserve is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch for a walk on the moderate mowed trail that winds around 2.5-miles of this preserve. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for sinkholes and a spring along the south edge of the woods. There's also a historic cemetery and wildlife ponds, plus wildflowers during spring. Porter West Preserve is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Leonard Springs Nature Park Leonard Springs Nature Park is pet-friendly. The two main trails in the park are the Leonard Springs Trail at just over a mile in length, rugged, wood chipped, natural trail that has steep slopes and stairs with views of a wetland, two caves, Shirley Springs, and several other natural wonders. The other trail is the much shorter Ridgetop Road that extends into the park. Leonard Springs Nature Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Burkhart Creek County Park Burkhart Creek County Park is pet-friendly. Pay a visit to this scenic wildlife park with your leashed pooch and enjoy native and improved wetland with winding, level trails, and one or two steep trails for additional exercise. The park includes shelter houses, parking areas, and hiking trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Burkhart Creek County Park can be accessed from dawn until dusk. See Details
Michaels Michaels is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to sniff out craft items on offer from this one-stop craft shop. Leashed dogs are welcome inside the store, as long as they are well-behaved. They are open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 8pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details
The Cedars Preserve The Cedars Preserve is pet-friendly. Take a walk with your leashed dog on the 1.4-mile trail through the 20-acre stand of eastern red cedars on this public area. The Cedars Preserve is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Ghurye Arboretum Ghurye Arboretum is pet-friendly. Take a walk on the mowed path that leads for 1.4-miles through this natural area nestled in the Marlin Hills neighborhood on Bloomington’s far north side. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. Ghurye Arboretum is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Powell Preserve Powell Preserve is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch on the easy 1-mile trail that winds through this diverse mix of habitats that includes forested hills, bottomland woods, and a prairie planting with native wildflowers and grasses. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind to preserve the cleanliness of the area. Powell Preserve is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details