Dog Friendly Activities in Springfield, VA

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Springfield, and 206 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 Springfield.

Pet Friendly Lake Accotink Trail
Lake Accotink Trail Lake Accotink Trail is pet-friendly. The trail on the north side of the lake, as well as the paved trail downstream from the lake, are part of the Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail which traverses Fairfax County. To protect the forest habitat, users should stay on established trails and avoid creating new ones. Dogs must be leashed and all mess cleaned up after them. See Details
Pet Friendly Lake Accotink Park
Lake Accotink Park 493-acre park with a 55-acre lake for boating and a four-mile hiking trail. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails. See Details
South Run Rec. Center Dog Park South Run Rec. Center Dog Park is a fully-fenced gravel park with perimeter walking trails in Springfield, VA. Allow Fido to expend some energy and enjoy off-leash exercise. There are benches, waste receptacles, and bowls are provided. Owners should bring their own water for thirsty pets. See Details
Nonpartisan Pedicab Nonpartisan Pedicab offers private, pet-friendly tours of Washington, DC in the back of a pedicab. You and your pooch can see the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, the White House, the Smithsonian Museums, the US Capitol, and so much more. They stop at each monument and memorial to let you walk around and take pictures. The tours are always at your own pace and your own schedule. Dogs are always welcome on the tour at no extra cost. Furthermore, if you wish to go into any monument, they will be happy to take care of your dog while you walk around. This company was previously voted in the top 10 dog friendly tours in the US in a USAToday contest. See Details
Wheel The People Pedicab Tours Wheel the People Pedicab Tours can help make you and your dog's visit to Washington DC a memorable one. These dog-friendly pedicab sightseeing tours focus on the memorials on the National Mall, landmarks on Capitol Hill, and showing you and your pup around downtown DC. Tour fees range from $80-$100 per pedicab, per hour depending upon the number of people and pets; the minimum time is 1.5 hours. Tours are offered daily. See Details
George Washington's Mount Vernon Tour the grounds of George Washington's estate, Mount Vernon, with your leashed pets in Alexandria, VA. Pets are welcome during daytime visitation hours. Your canine companion can accompany you as you visit George Washington's tomb, the stables, the gardens, and dozens of other outdoor places. Enjoy the view of the Potomac River from the dog-friendly piazza. Pets are not allowed in the historic buildings, the museum, or the Education Center exhibition galleries. See Details
DC Military Tours DC Military Tours is a dog-friendly tour company in Alexandria, VA. Take a stroll through Old Town Alexandria and learn about its extraordinary history with a resident historian. Start your private walking tour at the Alexandria Visitor’s Center. Tours are available everyday except major holidays, and are tailored to meet your needs, so length and sites can vary. See Details
National Mall Bordered by the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington Memorial, and the Capitol Building, the National Mall is great for running, walking, picnics, and playing a game of frisbee with Fido. However, dogs must be leashed, so make it a long one. See Details
Discover DC Pedicab Tours Save your shoes from miles of wear and tear and climb aboard a dog-friendly Discover DC Pedicab for an unforgettable tour of the nation's capital. A variety of tour options await you and your pup, including a Tidal Basin tour, Moonlight Monument tour, Lincoln Assassination tour, and many more in Washington DC. Leashed pets are welcome to join their humans on nearly every tour. See Details
DC By Foot See Washington DC with your pup on a private DC By Foot walking tour! Dog-friendly tour options include the National Mall, Tidal Basin, Historic Georgetown, Capitol Hill, and many more. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on private walking tours only. Public tours are not dog-friendly. Tour departure locations vary based on chosen tour, and reservations are required. See Details
Jones Point Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Jones Point Park! Located on the Potomac River, the Park is a critical piece of Alexandria's history, and it features the last remaining riverine lighthouse in Virginia. Pets must be cleaned up after and on a leash no longer than six feet during their visit. Restrooms, water fountains, and a dog drinking bowl can be found underneath the Park's bridge, and trash bins are scattered throughout the park. Jones Point Park is open year-round from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Torpedo Factory Art Center Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA, is a dog-friendly art studio that is known for having the largest amount of working artists in one place. There's all sorts of art for you and Fido to view inside, including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture. See Details
FDR Memorial FDR Memorial is pet-friendly. The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington D.C., dedicated to the 32nd President of the United States. The memorial is the second of two that have been constructed in Washington to commemorate FDR and offers leashed dogs the chance to join their owners on the pathways that weave through the area. The popular place also pays homage to Fala, FDR's Scottish Terrier. One of the most famous presidential pets, Fala was often by the president's side and is commemorated by a statue at the memorial. You can enhance your visit with an audio tour or just enjoy a self-guided tour together. The memorial is open all day, every day of the week. See Details
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Thomas Jefferson Memorial is pet-friendly. This spectacular memorial is a columned rotunda in the style of Rome's Pantheon. Pets are allowed around the Tidal Basin and on the grounds of the memorials, but not inside the memorials themselves. Just make sure that Fido’s leash is 6 feet long or shorter. See Details
Port City Brewing Company Port City Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Alexandria, VA. Dogs are welcome inside and outside the brewery. However, pets are not allowed in the beer garden. American and European-inspired brews are served year round. There are limited release and specialty beers on the menu as well. Visit their website to view the food truck schedule. See Details
Adventure DC Tricycle Tours Dogs are welcome to join their owners on tours offered by Adventure DC Tricycle Tours. This pet-friendly tour company offers tours of historic DC via tricycle, also known as a bicycle taxi, pedicab or rickshaw. Stops include all monuments, memorials and museums, including the White House, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, the Capitol, Vietnam Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, John Paul Jones, the National Air and Space Museum, Natural History Museum, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Tour guides are also happy to stay with your pooch or take them for a walk while you go inside and look around the museums where animals aren't permitted inside. Contact them directly to find out where they are stationed and to set up your very own pet-friendly tour. See Details
Barley Naked Brewing Co. Barley Naked Brewing Co. is a modest-sized brewhouse and taproom in Stafford, Virginia where dogs are welcome. Each batch of beer at Barley Naked Brewing Co. is individually handcrafted. See Details
Glencarlyn Park Your pet will love the chance to cool off on a hot day in the stream at this designated off-leash area. Be careful as the park is not fenced. See Details
Lost Boy Cider Lost Boy Cider is a dog-friendly cidery in Alexandria, VA. Up to two leashed, licensed, and vaccinated dogs per person are welcome to join their owners at this cider house and enjoy the fun. No cider or food consumption for dogs is allowed. You can sometimes find food trucks and other fun events happening; check their website for current schedule. See Details
US National Arboretum Leashed pets are welcome to join you as you explore the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Enjoy the 446 acres of gardens with your canine companion. Dogs are not allowed on tram tours of the arboretum but you can drive through the grounds or walk with your pet. See Details
Leesylvania State Park State park with hiking trails and river access that welcomes leashed dogs. See Details
Montrose Park Bring your leashed pup to the super dog-friendly Montrose Park, considered one of Washington DC's s best-kept dog-loving secrets. Take a walk with Fido among the 16 acres that overlook Georgetown. Check out the mature canopy trees and the monument dedicated to Sarah Louise Rittenhouse for establishing the park. See Details
DC Pedicab DC Pedicab is the original pedal-powered purveyor of pedicab sightseeing tours and rides in Washington, DC. Pets are welcomed on all pedicab tours. Rates start at $84 per pedicab, per hour. See Details
Potomac Heritage Trail The Potomac Heritage Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Potomac Heritage 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