Dog Friendly Activities in Wadmalaw Island, SC

There are 92 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Wadmalaw Island. 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 Wadmalaw Island.

Pet Friendly James Island County Park
James Island County Park A visit to James Island County Park is a great way to spend an afternoon in Charleston with your pup. Said to be the best dog park in Charleston, this park features a dog beach, four acres of open grassy space, a cleaning station, fenced play area for small dogs, and waste stations. See Details
Pet Friendly Old Charleston Ghost Tours
Old Charleston Ghost Tours Bring Fido along on an Old Charleston Ghost Tour! This walking tour starts in Washington Park and lasts about 90 minutes. You and your pooch may even hear a story about a ghost dog that roams the streets of Charleston. See Details
Morris Island Morris Island is an undeveloped island at the mouth of Charleston Harbor that's only accessible by private boats. It is a fantastic place for long, off-leash beach strolls, dolphin-watching, and hunting for shells and fossilized shark teeth. Put on sunscreen and bring plenty of water for you and your pup. No boat? No problem! Adventure Harbor Tours offers 3-hour dog friendly tours of the island for $50 per adult and $30 per child (dogs free). Call (843) 442-9455 for more information. See Details
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Magnolia Plantation has beautiful gardens you can explore with Fido, but please note that dogs are not permitted on the tours or the tram. In addition to the garden, there are many nature trails on the property. See Details
Come on Ya'll, Let's Explore Charleston History - 10 am 'Come on Ya'll, Let's Explore Charleston History - 10 am' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Cooper. Take this walking tour with Fido and learn about the colorful history of the city. Hear about everything from modern-day Charleston to the history of slavery in the area, and see some beautiful sites along the way. Please ensure Fido is leashed. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Folly Beach Folly Beach is one of Charleston's more pet-friendly beaches. Dogs are allowed on the beach any time from October 1 to April 30. Between May 1 and September 30, dogs are not allowed on the beach from 10:00 am-6:00 pm. Dogs must be leashed at all times, no matter the time of year. See Details
Come on Ya'll, Let's Explore Charleston History - 2 pm 'Come on Ya'll, Let's Explore Charleston History - 2 pm' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Cooper. Take this walking tour with Fido and learn about the colorful history of the city. Hear about everything from modern-day Charleston to the history of slavery in the area, and see some beautiful sites along the way. Please ensure Fido is leashed. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. If you have a child under 2 years old please feel free to bring them with a stroller or backpack. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Brittlebank Park Located next to Joe Riley Stadium along the Ashley River, Brittlebank Park features ample space and impressive views of the beautiful Ashley River area. There is a playground, fishing pier, and boat dock. Dogs must be leashed at all times in the park. See Details
Hunting Island State Park Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife. Pets are not allowed in or around lodging facilities.

Hunting Island is South Carolina’s single most popular state park, attracting more than a million visitors a year, as well as a vast array of land and marine wildlife. Five miles of pristine South Carolina beaches, thousands of acres of marsh and maritime forest, a saltwater lagoon, and ocean inlet are all part of the park’s natural allure.
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Kiawah Beachwalker Park March 16-October 31 dogs must be leashed at all times. November 1-March 15 dogs are allowed to be off leash. However, the owner must remain with their pet and have in their possession a leash. Pets must be leashed if requested by another beachgoer or by Beach Patrol. Kiawah Beachwalker Park, located on the west end of Kiawah Island, offers ocean frontage and a river view, along with the only public beach access on beautiful Kiawah Island. The park is operated through a cooperative agreement between Kiawah Development Partners, Charleston County Council, and the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission. Lifeguards are on duty seasonally along a beachfront designated swimming area. See Details
Public Beaches at Folly Beach Public beach access points can be found at the end of every block, meaning you and your pup can easily head to the beach for some fun in the sand and surf. Dogs are allowed on the beach throughout the year, however between May 1 and September 30, dogs are not permitted on the beach from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Dogs must be leashed while on the beach and pet waste must be picked up immediately.

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West Ashley Greenway The West Ashley Greenway 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 Charleston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the West Ashley Greenway. 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
King Street Almost every store on King Street will allow your well-behaved dog to come inside while you shop. Many also leave water bowls outside their doors for parched pooches. See Details
Hazel Parker Playground Dog Run Dogs are welcome to run and play off-leash in the fenced dog run at Hazel Parker Playground. The park is also referred to as the East Bay Dog Park. See Details
Adventure Harbor Tours Adventure Harbor Tours offers a wide range of different boat tours in Mount Pleasant. Service animals and pets are welcome to join their owners on the stunning ocean tours. Their tours include a trip around Morris Island, a Charleston Harbor Cruise, and Sunset Boat Cruises. Private charters are also available. You can contact them directly to find out when they are are offering their tours. See Details
Strong Women of the South History Tour 'Strong Women of the South History Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Larry. You and your pooch will take a guided walking tour of Charleston and explore it from the perspective of the founding mothers and women who contributed to the Great American Dream. Visit homes and sites of Women’s Rights Activists, Printers, Artisans, Madams, Shopkeepers, and Plantation owners while discovering their contributions and conundrums, all written over by modern history. The experience lasts 90 minutes to 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 13 and up. Rates start at $29 per person. See Details
White Point Gardens / Battery Park This well-maintained park offers beautiful sights amid ample shade and grass. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Charleston Tea Plantation Charleston Tea Plantation is a working tea-growing plantation on historic Wadmalaw Island. Dogs are welcome on the 127-acre grounds, but only service dogs are permitted in the shop and on trolley tours. See Details
Riverfront Park Dog Park Riverfront Park offers an off-leash area for dogs and their humans to enjoy playtime. Leashed dogs are also welcome throughout the rest of the park. The fully-fenced dog park is located near the playground. See Details
See Charleston by Water on 33ft Yacht 'See Charleston by Water on 33ft Yacht' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Paul. Cruise along the Ashley river towards the Charleston battery. One small dog can come along if they can sit on your lap during the journey. Contact your host for more details about pets on board. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 2 and up. Guests should be in good physical shape and be able to step up about 2 feet from the dock to the boat. Wheelchair bound guests or walking impaired cannot be accommodated. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Sail Charleston Harbor 'Sail Charleston Harbor' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mark. Up to at total of six guests can kick back, relax and soak up the last remaining rays of sun or be as active in the sailing of Alliance as they wish. Dogs are welcome, as long as you bring a life vest for them. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $120 per person. See Details
Charles Towne Landing The Charles Towne Landing is a dog-friendly, state historic site in Charleston, SC, where you and your family can learn about the oldest South Carolina Colony. Well-mannered pets are welcomed on a 6-foot leash. Please not that dogs are not permitted in the Animal Forest or the museum. See Details
Bees Landing Recreation Area Located behind the Rec Center on Ashley Point Road, this lovely recreation area offers three large fenced-in spaces to roam. There are dozens of shade trees and park benches. Doggies can explore, chase, catch a refreshing drink from the fountain, then repeat if necessary. See Details
Drayton Hall Drayton Hall is a pet-friendly southern plantation property. Pets can join you on the two self-guided nature walks, but they are not allowed on tours inside the house or inside any of the buildings on the property. The main house is considered one of the finest examples of Georgian-Palladian architecture in the United States, and the grounds represent one of the most significant, undisturbed historic landscapes in America. Pets have been known to enjoy a nice nap under the outdoor “Connections” tent while their family attends the program. Please leash and clean up after your pet while visiting Drayton Hall. See Details