Dog Friendly Activities in Telluride, CO

There are 11 dog friendly activities in Telluride. 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 Telluride.

Pet Friendly Telluride Gondola
Telluride Gondola Telluride Gondola in Telluride, CO, is dog friendly! Leashed pets are allowed in select cabins of the gondola between Telluride and Mountain Village. Look for the sticker that designates a pet-friendly cabin on the window. Free to ride! At its core, the free gondola is transportation, meant to provide a simple and clean commuting option. All the electricity used to operate the Gondola is provided by wind and solar power. The cabins serve as lifts for skiers & snowboarders, mountain bikers, hikers, and tourists and locals alike. See Details
Pet Friendly San Miguel River Trail
San Miguel River Trail Easy - Perfect for a stroll, this easy trail can be accessed from a variety of side streets in Telluride. The trail basically follows the San Miguel River for the length of town. Dog-friendly with many swimming holes, the "River Trail" is a year-round favorite of locals. See Details
Patagonia Telluride Patagonia Telluride is a pet-friendly store in Telluride, CO. They invite pets and their owners to come and check out their range of outdoor clothing and gear. Patagonia is open daily from 9am to 8pm. See Details
Jud Wiebe Memorial Trail Jud Wiebe Memorial Trail is a great trail for beautiful views of telluride. Bring your pooch along, but make sure he's ready for slopes with steep incline at high altitudes. Less able dogs might want to sit this one out. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Bear Creek Falls One of Telluride's most popular hikes, the Bear Creek Preserve Trail leads leashed dogs and their owners to the stunning Bear Creek Falls. The well-marked trail is wooded, running past meadows and cairns, and leads to magnificent waterfalls and views of the town of Telluride. Bear Creek Preserve Trail is two and a half miles one way and takes approximately one hour and fifteen minutes (at a leisurely pace) to reach the falls from the trailhead located at the end of South Pine Street. See Details
Bridal Veil Falls Bridal Veil Falls is pet-friendly. The spectacular Bridal Veil Falls are the tallest free-falling falls in Colorado. These falls are 325 feet and are topped by a privately owned, historic power plant. See Details
The North Face The North Face is a pet-friendly store in Telluride, CO. They invite pets and their owners to come and check out their range of outdoor clothing and gear. The North Face is open daily from 10am to 5pm. See Details
Telluride Ski Resort Nordic Skiing Nordic Skiing at the Telluride Ski Resort located in Telluride, CO, is pet friendly! Fido is welcome to join you on approximately eight miles of winter trails for skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, biking, and more. Pets are permitted in Mountain Village, Priest Lake, and Trout Lake. See Details
The Galloping Goose The Galloping Goose is a free, dog-friendly public bus system in Telluride that operates daily on a loop around town. Buses will stop at any corner on town routes and run every 20 minutes, seven days a week. Hours and schedule vary depending on the season. Check the Galloping Goose's website for more information. Dogs must be leashed while they're on board. See Details
Telluride Town Park Telluride Town Park, located in Telluride, CO, is pet friendly! While there is no dog park on-site, Fido is welcome in all open spaces, and there is "puppy parking" available. Dogs are also welcome on Firecracker Hill to join their owners in some free sledding. See Details
Priest Lake Priest Lake is pet-friendly. Located 8 miles south of Telluride, this loop is a great place to hike during summer or snowshoe during winter with your pooch by your side. Although Priest Lake offers 10 kilometers of groomed trails, only the main loop is dog-friendly. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Ridgway State Park Ridgway State Park is dog-friendly. Located at the base of the San Juan Mountains, they welcome pets on a leash inside the park. At Ridgway, you and Fido will discover five miles of parkland and three campgrounds, all offering different areas of natural beauty. See Details
Ouray Dog Company Ouray Dog Company is dog-friendly! Bring your dog into this shop featuring dog food, treats, toys, collars, leashes, harnesses, gifts, and art. Ouray Dog Company is open Monday - Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm. See Details
Ouray Dog Park Ouray Dog Park is an off-leash park in Ouray, CO. The area is fenced and has some agility equipment and waste bags for use. See Details
Ridgway Off Leash Area Hot day? Bring your pet to cool off in the river in the designated area of this lovely hiking area. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
American Basin Trail The American Basin Trail is a 4 mile hike in the San Juan Mountains that will take about 3 hours to complete round-trip. Since the trail is owned by the Bureau of Land Management, dogs are allowed off-leash both on the trail and surrounding wildflower meadows. However, Fido's favorite part will undoubtedly be taking a refreshing dip in Sloan Lake at the end of the trail, so don't forget to bring a towel! See Details
Blaine Basin Blaine Basin is dog-friendly! Blaine Basin is a low-traffic, 4.5-mile trail located in between Ouray and Ridgway, Colorado that features spectacular views of the north face of Mount Sneffels, Kismet, and Cirque Mountain and beautiful blooming wildflowers in the spring and summer. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, camping, horseback riding, and backpacking. Dogs and horses are welcome. The trail should be used April - October. Getting there: The Blaine Basin Trail is accessed from the West Dallas trailhead, which shares a trailhead with the Blue Lakes Trail off the East Dallas Road. On Highway 62, going west out of Ridgway, turn left on the East Dallas Creek road and drive 8.8 miles, past Willow Swamp and the National Forest boundary to a locked gate. Park there. To access the Dallas Trail, keep going straight at the point where the Blue Lakes Trail branches off to the right. At 2.1 miles, shortly after making sharp left turn away from the creek, you will find the Blaine trailhead.

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Ironton Park Nordic Trails that can also be hiked during the Summer. SUPER easy, beautiful scenery and great for dogs! See Details