Dog Friendly Activities in Thurmont, MD

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Thurmont, and 28 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 Thurmont.

Pet Friendly Catoctin Mtn. Orchard
Catoctin Mtn. Orchard Catoctin Mtn. Orchard has a nice variety of fresh fruits, veggies, and other homemade items. See Details
Pet Friendly Cunningham Falls State Park
Cunningham Falls State Park Cunningham Falls State Park is dog-friendly. Located in the picturesque Catoctin Mountains, the park is split into two different sections: William Houck Area and Manor Area. You can bring Fido with you to many of the campgrounds, on the trails, and in all of the day-use areas if they are on a leash under six feet and all mess is cleaned up after them. There are numerous trails in the park that weave around the forests and waterfalls. Cunningham Falls State Park is open 8am to Sunset from April to October and 10am to sunset from November to March. See Details
Gettysburg National Military Park Probably the most famous American battlefield, Gettysburg marked the turning point in the Civil War. Later, President Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address here. Dogs are allowed to visit the outside portions of the battlefield on leash. They are not allowed into buildings or the cemetery. The battlefield consists of Auto Touring, walking and you can get tapes or CDs to guide you on your tour. See Details
Gettysburg & Adams County with an Expert 'Gettysburg & Adams County with an Expert' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mark. Your host will guide you and your pooch from your own car throughout the area. You will learn about the military, cultural and social history of the counties as well as Hanover, PA and Emmitsburg, MD. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. The amount of walking is determined by the weather, the allotted time, and desires of the guests. Rates start at $70 per person. See Details
Hagerstown Dog Park The City’s off-leash dog park is located in beautiful Fairgrounds Park, and compliments the many active recreational activities in the Park. The dog park is open daily the same hours as Fairgrounds Park, 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Dog owners are responsible for their dog’s behavior. The City of Hagerstown is not liable for any injuries to dogs, their owners / handlers or to others within the dog park. Dogs outside the dog park must be on a leash and under the control of the owner at all times. Owners / handlers must clean up after their dog and place the waste in the appropriate containers within the park. Owners must take off the leash once inside the entry area and have the leash within their possession at all times. Owners must be inside the dog park with their dog at all times. No dogs without people, no people without dogs. All dogs must be wearing a collar at all times with a valid rabies tag. Residents of Washington County must also have a valid Washington County License Tag per Washington County law. Each handler must be a minimum of 18 years old and may not bring more than two dogs at one time. No children under the age of 12 are allowed in the dog park. No dogs less than 4 months of age. No female dogs in heat. No sick dogs. Dogs showing aggression toward people or other dogs must be muzzled and / or leashed and escorted out of the dog park by its owner / handler. No food, treats or beverages allowed inside the dog park. No animals other than dogs allowed in the park. Please discourage excessive barking and digging. If a dog digs, owners / handlers should fill in any holes created. See Details
Haunted Gettysburg Tours TOURS ARE CURRENTLY POSTPONED. Please check the Haunted Gettysburg Tours for updates. Explore the spooky side of Gettysburg with your pup on a guided nighttime walking tour with Haunted Gettysburg Tours. Your well-behaved dog is welcome to join you on this walking tour as you learn more about the history of the town and the ghosts that haven't yet left. See Details
Ballenger Creek Dog Park Great Dog Park, open to all. Small and Large Dog areas. Very well maintained and friendly See Details
Scenic View Orchards Scenic View Orchards' market has wonderful fresh fruits, veggies, baked and canned goods, and even fresh meat they raise and butcher. Several other orchards in Maryland advertise family fun, but do not include FIDO in your family and tell you to leave them at home. Those are Webers, Butler's, Milburn, Larriland and Homestead Farm (not to be confused with Homestead Gardens). Too bad. See Details
Gettysburg Foundation Tours Learn more about Gettysburg as you tour the battlefield with your pup and your own personal Licensed Battlefield Guide from Gettysburg Foundation. Your guide will drive your car and take you on a 2-hour tour of the battlefield. Guides are available daily, but advanced reservations are strongly recommended. Make sure to mention that Fido will be tagging along when you make your reservation. See Details
Biglerville Dog Park Biglerville Dog Park is a fully-fenced, off-leash dog park located at Oakside Park. There are separate areas for small and large dogs. Trees, benches, and agility equipment will continue to be added. See Details
D'Accord Boutique Experience a taste of France in this local boutique carrying housewares, jewelry, soaps, spices, and sweets imported directly from France. Discover the beauty of traditional Jacquard linens, or sample organic sweets and spices direct from Provence. Inventory changes as shipments arrive. Their have a large selection of seasonal decorations that can't be missed. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome. See Details
McClintock Distilling Co. McClintock Distilling Co. welcomes dogs to join their owners for tours and tastings of gin, white whiskey, and vodka. Located in downtown Frederick, limited parking is available at the distillery and additional parking can be found at the Carroll Creek Parking Garage at 44 East Patrick Street. McClintock Distilling Co. is open for tastings and tours Thursday and Friday from 4 pm until 8 pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays at noon until 8 pm. See Details
Norlo Park Located on a 143-acre historic farm, Norlo Park Dog Park features a wide-open fenced space with double-gates and separate areas for large and small dogs. See Details
Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts is a family-owned and operated battery-free toy store in downtown Frederick. Art supplies, retro games, and vintage toys are availabile for toys of all ages. Well-behaved leased pets welcome. See Details
Greenbrier State Park Greenbrier State Park is a dog-friendly destination in the Appalachian Mountains. The main attractions of this picturesque park are the 42-acre man-made freshwater lake and the white sandy beach. There are eleven miles of hiking trails that weave around the surrounding woodland, considered to be moderate to strenuous, so you and your pooch should expect some fairly steep hills and rocky terrain. You'll also discover a portion of the Appalachian Trail on and around Bartman's Hill. Pets are allowed in the Cedar and Dogwood camp loops, on trails outside the day-use area, and in the day-use areas and lake. If you're planning on bringing your pooch with you to the park, make sure they're on a leash under six feet and all mess is cleaned up after them. Greenbrier State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg is pet-friendly. Locals and visitors enjoy bringing their dogs to this quaint Main Street shopping center year-round. Their Food Court patio offers seating for guests with furry friends and they even host the annual Welcome Reception and Parade for the Greyhounds In Gettysburg each year. This outlet is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. See Details
Gathland State Park As you hike the Appalachian Trail, take a break to explore Gathland State Park at the Crampton's Gap Trailhead. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the historic park, so bring Fido along for an exploration of the War Correspondent's Arch, the South Mountain Battlefield, and a picnic at the pavilion. See Details
River & Trail Outfitters River & Trail Outfitters offers dog-friendly hiking trails in the historic, Harpers Ferry area. They also offer a shuttle service from the trail head back to your accommodations with 24 hour notice. See Details
Rock & Roll Graveyard Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome at this record store in Frederick. Rock and Roll Graveyard buys, sells, and trades new and used cds, lps, cassettes, turntables, tape decks, and stereo equipment. See Details
Sky's The Limit Visit this eclectic boutique located in downtown Frederick, specializing in women's clothing, shoes, and gifts. Leashed pets are welcome. See Details
South Mountain State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at South Mountain State Park in Maryland. This 40-mile long multi-use state park weaves through the South Mountain ridge from the Pennsylvania line to the Potomac River. You are invited to bring your pooch with you to check out the stunning views from overlooks littered around the trails in the park. South Mountain State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Gambrill State Park Gambrill State Park is extremely dog-friendly. You are welcome to bring Fido with you on the trails, in the day-use areas, and to stay in the many campgrounds dotted around the park. This stunning mountain park is located on the ridge of the Catoctin Mountains. The trails that weave around the woodlands will take you to beautiful overlooks of prairies and farmland for miles around. There are 16 miles of trails in total, varying in difficulty so that all visitors can get a taste of what this park has to offer. The High Knob area also offers wooded picnic areas and three picnic shelters for visitors to use. Gambrill State Park is open from 8am until sunset during the months of April to October and 10am to sunset from November to March. See Details
Civil War Ghosts Civil War Ghosts is part of the Colonial Ghosts, LLC. Gettysburg was the site of the Civil War’s bloodiest battle, the Battle of Gettysburg, on July 1-3, 1863. This makes the area one of the most haunted in the country. Bring your pooch with you on a tour, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. Contact them directly for tour times and to book a place. See Details
D.R. Snell Nursery & Garden Center D.R. Snell Nursery & Garden Center is pet-friendly. This beautiful garden center allows leashed and friendly pets to join their owners as they check out the vibrant plants and gardening supplies. They are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 6pm, Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. See Details