Dog Friendly Activities in Thurmont, MD

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Thurmont, and 39 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 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
Pet Friendly Catoctin Breeze Vineyard
Catoctin Breeze Vineyard Catoctin Breeze Vineyard is a dog-friendly vineyard in Thurmont, MD, that welcomes Fido both inside the tasting room and outdoors at umbrella-shaded picnic tables on the porch or shaded garden area. This family-owned winery offers live music on weekends from spring through fall, and guests are welcome to bring their own picnic. See Details
Gettysburg National Military Park Leashed dogs are allowed to visit the outside portions of the battlefield at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, PA. Probably the most famous American battlefield, Gettysburg marked the turning point in the Civil War. Later, President Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address here. The battlefield consists of Auto Touring, walking and you can get tapes or CDs to guide you on your tour. Please note that dogs are not allowed into buildings or the cemetery. See Details
Idiom Brewing Co. Idiom Brewing Co. is a pet-friendly brewery in Frederick, MD. Dogs are welcome inside the brewery and around the umbrella-shaded tables that are dotted throughout the outdoor area. Their recipes have been honed over many years, and their promise is to continue to innovate by utilizing new and/or experimental hops, local ingredients and unique flavor profiles, in an attempt to stretch the limits of your imagination, and that of your palate. See Details
Gallery 30 Gallery 30 is a dog-friendly purveyor of handcrafted goods in Gettysburg, PA. The store sells paintings, fine art photography, pottery, wood carvings, jewelry, gourds, and toys made by independent American artists. Your dog is welcome to join you inside the store, but please keep Fido close as to avoid knocking over any of the wares. 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
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
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
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
Waynesboro Dog Park Waynesboro Dog Park is home to a fenced dog park. Located behind Northside Pool, the park is divided into a small and large space for pups to play freely without a leash. There is a water station during summer months. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind and to make sure dogs are under control in the park. See Details
Hagerstown Dog Park Hagerstown Dog Park is an off-leash dog park is located in beautiful Fairgrounds Park in Hagerstown, MD. Dogs outside the dog park area must be on a leash and under the control of the owner at all times. 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. Please discourage excessive barking and digging. See Details
Jack's Hard Cider Tap Room Sit down and enjoy drinks with Fido at Jack's Hard Cider Tap Room, a dog-friendly cidery in Gettysburg, PA. You and Fido are welcome inside to relax, shop, and sample Jack's flagship, premium, and signature ciders. Say cheers to a glass of peach or pear cider, or opt for a special Fireside or Conewago Orchard variety. See Details
Haunted Gettysburg Tours Explore the spooky side of Gettysburg with your pup on a guided, nighttime, dog-friendly walking tour with Haunted Gettysburg Tours. Your well-behaved dog is welcome to join you 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
River & Trail Outfitters River & Trail Outfitters offers dog-friendly hiking trails in the historic Harpers Ferry area of Knoxville, MD. They also offer a shuttle service from the trail head back to your accommodations with 24 hour notice. See Details
Gathland State Park As you hike the Appalachian Trail, take a break to explore dog-friendly Gathland State Park at the Crampton's Gap Trailhead in Jefferson, MD. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the historic park, so you and Fido can explore the War Correspondent's Arch, the South Mountain Battlefield, and a picnic at the pavilion. See Details
Fetch Thrift Shop Fetch Thrift Shop in Frederick, MD is pet-friendly. At Fetch, customers shop for great finds – just the thing they need to spice up an outfit or a room – and get a bargain. Fetch Thrift Shop donates the net proceeds to a variety of worthy animal causes throughout the year and in year-end grants for which organizations apply. See Details
Flying Dog Brewery Flying Dog Brewery is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to hang on the patio at this brewery where they serve disobedient beers. That's right, your obedient dog can sit by your side while you try a flight of beers that include Double Dog and Snake Dog. They even sell a leash in their shop for Fido to remember his visit. See Details
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton is a dog-friendly historic site and home of the first American-born saint. Elizabeth was an educator and is known as the founder of the United States of America's Catholic school system. Discover her life and legacy in the guided tours of the cemetery and the Basilica where she's buried. Dogs are not allowed in the museum or inside of the historic homes, but are welcome to walk around the grounds outdoors. See Details
Linganore Winecellars Linganore Winecellars is a dog-friendly vineyard and winery in Mount Airy, MD. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. On the weekends you'll find food trucks and live music. Dog Days are hosted on Thursdays during the spring and summer. The 230-acre property even has a fenced dog park. 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
South Mountain State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at pet-friendly South Mountain State Park in Maryland. This 40-mile long multi-use state park weaves through the South Mountain ridge from the Pennsylvania state 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. A popular trail for day hikers and their four-legged companions is Annapolis Rock via Appalachian Trail. This moderately challenging out-and-back trail provides stunning views of Black Rock Cliff and across Greenbrier Lake. See Details
Washington Monument State Park Washington Monument State Park is dog-friendly. You and Fido can hop on a section of the Appalachian Trail to get to the centerpiece of the park, Washington Monument, the first completed monument in George Washington's memory. Located on top of South Mountain, the views from the top are incredible, especially during the fall season. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a leash under six feet, as long as owners clean up any mess after them. Washington Monument State Park is open 8am until sunset from April to October and 10am until sunset from November to March. See Details
South Mountain State Battlefield South Mountain State Battlefield is pet-friendly. This park commemorates the battleground where the first major Civil War battle took place in Maryland. Located along the gaps of South Mountain, you and Fido can jump on the Appalachian Trail and check out the only place in the country where it intersects with a battleground. The rest of the park is made up of diverse farm and forestland. While you're exploring the varied landscape, you may find other wildlife on adventures too. South Mountain State Battlefield is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details