Dog Friendly Activities in Tucson, AZ

There are 38 dog friendly activities in Tucson. 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 Tucson.

Pet Friendly Pima Air & Space Museum
Pima Air & Space Museum Your dog will love the chance to join you on-leash in the remarkable Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, AZ. The museum features over 400 aircraft and spacecraft through six hangars to explore. Although dogs are not allowed on the AMARG tour or tram tour, they can stay with a staff member while you enjoy the tour. See Details
Pet Friendly DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum is a dog-friendly attraction in Tucson, AZ. Visitors are treated to view not only the art hung in the gallery, but the colorful grounds and sculptures surrounding the property. Leashed dogs are welcome and the staff readily hands out dog treats. Admission fees apply; see their website for current prices. See Details
Smiling Dog Ranch Dog Park at George Mehl Family Foothills Park Smiling Dog Ranch Dog Park at George Mehl Family Foothills Park is a nice roomy park with shady trees. Located right next to the Rillito River Park trail, dogs are welcome to join their owners, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. There is no turf at this dog park. See Details
Sweetwater Preserve Trailhead Sweetwater Preserve Trailhead is a dog-friendly set of trails around the foothills of Tucson that are great for all levels of hikers. Although dogs are permitted on the trails, so are horses and mountain bikes which means you and Fido need to be extra careful and they must be on a leash. The trails are plentiful, allowing a lot of freedom for dogs to explore. The best time of year to check these trails out is from October until March. See Details
McDonald District Park McDonald District Park in Tucson, AZ, offers an off-leash dog park that includes a separate area for small dogs, drinking water, shade trees, and picnic tables. In addition, the park also features a playground, horse shoe pits, basketball and volleyball courts, softball, baseball and soccer fields, walking paths, and restrooms. See Details
Purple Heart Park - Ivan's Spot Named after Ivan, a TPD police dog lost in the line of duty, this one-acre facility features two separate area for large and small dogs. The site is fenced with a concrete inner walking path, dog-friendly drinking fountains, benches, trees and shrubs, landscape irrigation, decomposed granite surface, boulders and solar lights. See Details
Catalina State Park Catalina State Park sits at the base of the majestic Santa Catalina Mountains, in Tucson, AZ. This dog-friendly state park has over 5,500 acres of foothills, canyons, and streams, Catalina State Park has plenty of hiking, biking, and birding trails for you to enjoy with your pup. Fido must be leashed at all times. Please check on the website for current entrance fees. See Details
Roy P. Drachman Agua Caliente Regional Park Roy P. Drachman Agua Caliente Regional Park is a unique 101-acre park that features a perennial warm spring and pond that is home to an exceptionally rich mix of plants and animals. Stroll the network of accessible paved and gravel trails with interpretive signs that explain the geology and history of the warm spring and the natural and human history of the site or picnic in the shade of mature palm trees and native mesquite trees. See Details
Agua Caliente Hill Trail Agua Caliente Hill Trail #46 in Coronado State Park is 9.25 miles (round trip) of a relatively strenuous trail (lots of climbing). This trail is too hot for summer hiking but perfect for a winter day. The trail offers beautiful views of the city. Although Cat Track Tank at 1.6 miles sometimes has water, it's best to bring a good supply for you and your dog. See Details
Bookmans East Entertainment Exchange Bookmans Entertainment Exchange is a dog-friendly shop in Tucson, AZ. They buy, sell and trade used books, music, movies, video games and musical instruments. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome inside to shop alongside of you! See Details
Arte Bella Arte Bella is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch with you to paint on canvas, wood or glass. In addition to supplying a laid-back atmosphere, they provide canvases, easels, aprons, brushes, paint, crafting supplies, and charging stations, so all you need to bring is yourself! Whether you are looking for a step-by-step instructed class or an open studio experience, their staff is here to support you. Arte Bella is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 8pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Brandi Fenton Memorial Park Located in the east part of Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, easily accessible from Dodge Boulevard, this off-leash dog park features double-entry gates, divided small and large dog areas, water bowls, tables, rake and pail for scooping waste, plastic bag holder, shaded areas. See Details
Gene C. Reid Park: Miko's Corner Playground Named after Miko, a TPD police dog that lost its life in the line of duty the Gene C. Reid Park: Miko's Corner Playground in Tucson features lights, three double-entry gates, divided 2-acre site for large and small dogs, dog-friendly potable water fountains, scooper dispenser, and ramada with tables. Closed Thursdays from 9 AM-12 PM for maintenance. See Details
Summit Hut Summit Hut is a dog-friendly retail store in Tucson, AZ, that sells outdoor gear for you and your dog. Leashed dogs are welcome inside. See Details
Catalina Brewing Company Catalina Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Catalina Brewing Company is a small craft brewery that manufactures and distributes a variety of craft beers designed and created from local materials with the southern Arizona market in mind and centering around a mountain bicycling theme and the incredible outdoor spirit that exists in the Arizona Southwest.Catalina is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, Friday from 2pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Northwest Community Dog Park at Ann Day Community Park Northwest Community Dog Park at Ann Day Community Park is a fun, dog-friendly park in Tucson, AZ. The park features benches, water, tables, and a small dog area. See Details
Tucson Botanical Gardens Take a walk with Fido through Tucson Botanical Gardens in Tucson, AZ. From June 1 through September 30, leashed dogs are welcome to explore the outdoor grounds with you. You'll find dog bowls and clean-up stations are scattered throughout the Gardens during these months. Dog admission is $3 per dog, per visit or you may purchase a Dog Membership for $20, with additional dogs for $10 each. Dog Memberships include a personalized dog tag and allow for unlimited admission during the months of June-September. See Details
1912 Brewing Company 1912 Brewing Company is dog-friendly. They welcome pets inside the building of this popular family-owned brewery. Their most popular brews are the sours, along with having a massive selection of other beers available too. 1912 Brewing Company offers growler fills, pours, kegs, and a variety of merchandise as well. See Details
Sky Island Scenic Byway Sky Island Scenic Byway is pet-friendly. This scenic road is the only paved route to the highest point in the Santa Catalina Range, Mount Lemmon. Also referred to as the Mount Lemmon Highway and Catalina Highway Scenic Drive, this winding scenic road is one of the most picturesque pathways in the southwest and also one of the most diverse over a short distance. At only 27 miles long, it starts in the desert and ends up in the high forest. Stunning views await you and your pooch as you climb high into the rocky surroundings. See Details
Rillito River Park The Rillito River Park, located in Tucson, AZ, provides a serene setting for a city stroll with Fido. A paved tree-lined path and surrounding desert landscape make this area perfect for your daily constitutional with man's best friend. It's best to go early in the morning or at sunset to avoid the heat, but if you are out during the day, be sure to bring a dish so that Fido can get a drink at the water fountains located at each intersection along the trail. See Details
Palo Verde Dog Park Your dog will thank you for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with doggie drinking fountains, picnic tables, and waste station. This 38,000 square foot gravel-surface park has separately fenced areas for small and large dogs; there is no turf. See Details
Star Valley Park Star Valley Park in Tucson offers a dog park with separate area for small dogs, as well as water and sitting areas. The park also features walking paths, playgrounds, ramadas, and restrooms See Details
North Sixth Avenue Dog Park This small, fenced dog park is a great place to bring your pet for some off-leash exercise. Includes plenty of grass, double-entry gates, and waste stations. Closed Tuesdays 9 AM-1 PM for maintenance. See Details
George Mehl Family Foothills Park George Mehl Family Foothills Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Tucson, AZ. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on "The Loop," a paved, shared-use path within the park. The shaded and fenced dog park allows for off-leash play. There are picnic tables where you can rest and have a bite with Fido as well. See Details