Dog Friendly Activities in Staunton, VA

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Staunton, and 14 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 Staunton.

Pet Friendly Gypsy Hill Bark Park
Gypsy Hill Bark Park Gypsy Hill Bark Park is a dog park in Staunton, VA. Dogs will love running off-leash at this fenced-in dog park inside Gypsy Hill Park. The park features separated enclosures for large dogs (over 30 lbs) and small dogs (under 30 lbs). The small dog area includes a sittin’ pretty table with ladder and a tunnel. The large dog area includes a sittin’ pretty table with ladder, a tunnel and a fire hydrant. There are also benches for human visitors. See Details
Pet Friendly Queen City Brewing
Queen City Brewing Queen City Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Staunton, VA. Fido is welcome to join you on the spacious beer garden patio where live entertainment is sometimes available, or at a table inside the taproom. The unique "Speed Date" option can help you find the beer of your dreams since Queen City Brewing has more than 40 taps. Munch on bottomless popcorn, purchase grub from a food truck when present, bring your own food, or have food delivered from a nearby restaurant. See Details
Shenandoah Valley Brewing Company Shenandoah Valley Brewing is a small, dog-friendly craft brewery in Staunton, VA, where Fido is welcome to join you for a pint inside their pub-styled taproom. Their beer rotates frequently so be sure to check their website for the latest offerings. Brews may include Shenandoah Pale Ale, Shenial Lager, Bluegrass Blend, and the Glenhaven Scottish Ale. Beer is available by the pint, growlers, or try a flight! See Details
Montgomery Hall Park Leashed dogs are welcome at this community park with woodland trails. See Details
Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stop in Staunton, VA, is a dog-friendly gas station and rest area. Across America, you'll find Love's Travel Stops that offer facilities for traveling canines. This location has a fully-fenced dog park with a convenient waste station. See Details
Barren Ridge Vineyards Serving award-winning, handcrafted wine in the Shenandoah Valley, Barren Ridge Vineyards is dog-friendly. Once an apple packing barn, its tasting room is now a rustic and cozy space, offering a rotating wine list with a diverse selection of whites and reds, both dry and sweet. Leashed dogs are allowed to join their owners at Barren Ridge; however, owners should ensure there are no ticketed events being held on the day of their visit, as dogs are now allowed during that time. Tasting hours are Sunday from 1pm to 6pm, Monday through Wednesday from 11am to 6pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Crozet Railroad Tunnel Crozet Railroad Tunnel is a dog-friendly activity in Afton, VA, that is a 4.5 mile trail in its entirety. Start at either trailhead (address will take you to the east trailhead). There are information markers along the trail so you can learn all about the tunnel and the surrounding area. After the first half mile you'll be at the entrance to an old railroad tunnel. BRING A FLASHLIGHT OR HEADLAMP! You and Fido can walk the 1-mile tunnel and continue on or turn around. Dogs must be on a leash. The trail leading up to the tunnel is quite wide so plenty of space. Inside the tunnel is a bit narrower but easily manageable. See Details
White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple Wolf Vineyard White Oak Lavender Farm in Harrisonburg, VA is dog-friendly. This family owned farm grow over 8,000 lavender plants and 3,000 grape vines in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Fido is welcome to accompany you in The Purple Wolf Tasting Room, on the patio, and throughout the grounds. Dogs are not permitted in The Lavender Shop. Visitors are invited to explore the grounds, sample a choice of thirteen wines and seasonal specialty wines, and purchase lavender products, wine, gifts, and gourmet foods. See Details
Dog Park Large fenced in area very well maintained Large and small dog section See Details
Augusta Springs Wet Lands This dog-friendly trail meanders through wetland habitats surrounded by hardwood forest interspersed with pines. Two large ponds are home to nesting wood duck and are patrolled by resident green and great blue herons. Nesting species include common yellowthroat, red-winged blackbird, blue-gray gnatcatcher, cedar waxwing, American goldfinch, and occasionally, blue-winged warbler. In migration, look for migrants such as wood thrush and scarlet tanager. Dogs must be leashed. See Details
Coyner Springs Dog Park Coyner Springs Dog Park is located in Coyner Springs Park--a 300-acre natural area with trails and a picnic area. Leash up your dog for a hike on the natural trails or take the leash off for a romp in the off-leash area. See Details
Bold Rock Nellysford Cidery Bold Rock is a dog-friendly cidery in Nellysford, PA. The grassy meadow area is the perfect spot to hang out with Fido while you enjoy a pint, flight, or delicious food from the Bold Kitchen. They also have a large, dog-friendly patio if you're looking for a spot with a little more shade. Just a short walk down from the Cider Barn is the Barrel Barn with another large outdoor space perfect for lounging with Fido! See Details
Ridgeview Park Ridgeview Park is a dog-friendly, 85-acre park in Waynesboro, VA with a tree-lined path along the South River. The park also features gardens and nature trails. Bring a picnic to share with Fido in the picnic shelter or spread a blanket on the grass! The park is open from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Petro Raphine This gas station has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, Iron Skillet, Popeyes, Subway, Burger King, Caribou Coffee, and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Shenandoah National Park Less than a hundred miles away from Washington, D.C, this park covers two hundred thousand breathtaking acres of land, home to towering trees, wandering deer, and birds in flight. Shenandoah National Park allows dogs on most trails and in campgrounds. Pets must be on leashes of six feet or less at all times. See Details
Rockbridge Vineyard Rockbridge Vineyard is pet-friendly. This family-owned and operated farm winery nestled in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. Featuring award winning white and red wines. They also offer a gift shop and several types of cheeses, crackers, and salami for sale. Dogs are welcome inside and outside. See Details
Wildmandan Beer Private Saturday Access 'Wildmandan Beer Private Saturday Access' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Terri. You and your pooch will tour the historic brewbarn and learn about the brewing process on this experience. Meet in the private taproom and enjoy a tap tour sampling some delicious beer. Dogs are welcome on this experience.

The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 21 and up. Rates start at $10 per person.
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Rife Park Rife Park is a small, dog-friendly park in Waynesboro, VA where you can explore parts of the Waynesboro Water Trail in the South River by boat. The park features a boat ramp, picnic tables, and fishing, and is open from sunrise to sunset See Details
South River Greenway Trail The dog-friendly South River Greenway runs for 1.2 miles along the South River from the Loth Springs Parking area on Arch Avenue, behind the YMCA, to the Port Republic neighborhood. Parking at this end is available at the Shiloh Baptist Church auxiliary parking lot right at the trail head. There is also parking available downtown at the Arch Avenue Parking Lot and the Invista lot. Dogs should remain on a leash. See Details