Dog Friendly Activities in Traverse City, MI

There are 27 dog friendly activities in Traverse City. 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 Traverse City.

Pet Friendly Mari Vineyards
Mari Vineyards The patio at Mari Vineyards in Traverse City, MI is dog friendly and offers stunning views across East Bay. Fido can enjoy a fresh bowl of water and a complimentary dog treat. Sit back and relax in the spacious outdoor area with a glass of vino, or try a range of delicious wines with your friends in a group tasting. Charcuterie is also available for purchase. See Details
Pet Friendly The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons The Village at Grand Traverse Commons is a pet-friendly activity in Traverse City, MI. The attraction melds old-world, historic charm with cosmopolitan vitality. It is a thriving economic center and a diverse, multi-generational residential community. A place to live, work, play, shop, dine and explore. The Village allows dogs in the Mercato, and many merchants keep treats behind the counter. There are also hiking trails available to do with your furry friend, but please note they aren't marked well. See Details
Mission Point Lighthouse Mission Point Lighthouse has been a Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula icon for decades in Michigan. The lighthouse is a classic piece of history, located at the north end of a picturesque drive along M-37 through cherry orchards and vineyards. This pet-friendly destination allows well-behaved pups on the beach and trails but not inside the lighthouse. See Details
Bowers Harbor Vineyards Bowers Harbor Vineyards in Traverse City, MI is pet friendly. Leashed pups are welcome to join you at a table outdoors or on the heated, covered patio. Sit back and relax with a glass of fine wine and a great atmosphere with your furry friend by your side. Reservations are highly recommended. Trails are also on site. See Details
Brys Estate Vineyard and Winery At Brys Estate Vineyard and Winery, dogs are permitted in a designated area of the Lawn Bar, an outdoor service area set up on an elevated grassy lawn that offers seating for guests to relax at and enjoy their beverages. Wine Country Snack Boxes are available for purchase in addition to wine. Dogs must remain leashed at all times, and are not allowed in the winery or on the Upper Deck. See Details
Dog Park at Silver Lake Recreation Area The dog park at Silver Lake Recreation Area in Traverse City, MI, has two separate sections for large and small dogs. Amenities include waste stations, benches, water and shade. Outside the park, they offer multi-surface trails to walk your furry friend. See Details
Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery is pet-friendly. Located at the highest point of the Leelanau Peninsula, they offer handcrafted wines, a relaxing atmosphere, and vista views. Dogs are welcome to join you on the estate grounds, including the Rove Point Hiking Trail. Snowshoeing and skiing are also permitted on the property in the winter months. Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Chateau Grand Traverse You and Fido can experience Michigan's wine country at Chateau Grand Traverse, located in the Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, MI. This family-owned wine estate offers its wine by the glass and impressive vineyard views on their pet-friendly patio. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times. Please note that the patio is open seasonally. See Details
K&A Hop Dogs Owners and their four-legged companions are invited to K&A Hop Dogs in Traverse City, MI. This community dog park and bar welcomes pups to play and exercise off leash as their parents socialize while sipping on a local craft beer, wine or cider. Dogs must be current on vaccines, and visitors must purchase a daily, monthly or annual membership option. See Details
Tabone Vineyards Tabone Vineyards is a pet-friendly establishment in Traverse City, MI. This family-owned winery offers wine in small batches, including Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and more. Leashed pups are welcome to join you outside with plenty of shade during your visit. See Details
Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trail (TART) Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trail (TART) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Traverse City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Traverse Area Recreation Trail (TART). 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
Left Foot Charley The pet-friendly Left Foot Charley in Traverse City, MI is a winery like no other. In lieu of the single estate model, LFC is a collection of grape and apple growers located throughout Northern Michigan dedicated to growing fruit for wine and cider. Located in the urban setting of the former Traverse City State Hospital campus known as The Village, LFC creates an array of balanced white wine, red wine and hard cider. Every bottle tells the story of the farm, the vintage and the winemaker's dream of sharing it all with you. Leashed pets are welcome to join you on the patio. See Details
Leelanau Trail The Leelanau Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Traverse City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Leelanau 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
Jacob's Farm Experience Jacob’s Farm, a 40-acre farm that welcomes dogs in the life-sized corn maze in the Fall. See Details
Boardman Lake Loop Trail Leashed dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly Boardman Lake Loop Trail in Traverse City, MI. The 3-mile heavily wooded trail wraps along the eastern and northern boundaries of Boardman Lake. See Details
Wags West Dog Park Fido is invited to play at the Wags West Dog Park in Traverse City, MI. The off-leash area has two fenced-in areas with a dog waste station and benches. Water is also available for your pup. See Details
Beitner Park Dogs are welcome in the Beitner Park as long as they are leashed. There are 5 miles of trails to explore in the adjacent Nature Education Reserve. See Details
Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park is a pet-friendly recreation spot in Michigan. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the hiking trails, but please note they aren't allowed on the beach. The park is only two miles from downtown, one of Michigan's most popular resort towns. See Details
Bonobo Winery Bonobo Winery is a pet-friendly establishment in Traverse City, MI. Bring Fido, relax on the back patio, and check out their dog walk station at the bottom of the stairs. During your visit, try their award-winning wines and savory small plates. Bonobo Winery supports the work and effort of the Bonobo Conservancy, whose mission is to preserve its tropical rainforest habitat and empower local communities in the Congo Basin. See Details
Clear Water Kayaks Clear Water Kayaks is available for pet-friendly rentals & guided tours on Michigan Lakes in completely see-through kayaks. See Details
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