Dog Friendly Activities in Wake Forest, NC

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Wake Forest, and 53 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 Wake Forest.

Pet Friendly Falls Lake Trail (Mountains-to-Sea Trail)
Falls Lake Trail (Mountains-to-Sea Trail) The Falls Lake Trail, part of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, is a dog-friendly hiking trail in Falls Lake State Recreation Area can be easily accessed at the Falls Lake Dam information center, Blue Jay Point County Park, Shinleaf access, the Falls Lake park office, and Rolling View access. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Pet Friendly Camp De Canine
Camp De Canine Tuscan Ridge Animal Hospital in Wake Forest, NC, features Camp De Canine, a fantastic, dog-friendly outdoor/indoor day camp with pools, water systems, playhouses, and agility toys. When the weather isn't great for outdoor play, doggie campers can play in the indoor, air-conditioned padded play yard. See Details
Flaherty Dog Park Flaherty Dog Park is Wake Forest’s first dog park provides a place for dog owners to let their pets run free safely and legally without a leash. The park is approximately two acres and located adjacent to the Flaherty Park baseball and softball fields on N. White Street. It features a five-foot high chain link fence, paved entrance and double gated entry, grass, picnic tables, water stations, and pet cleanup stations. See Details
Woodland Nature Trail Woodland Nature Trail is an easy, seasonal, dog-friendly 0.75-mile hike in the Sandling Beach area of Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Make sure to pack some food to enjoy before or after your hike at Picnic Area 1, located right by the trailhead. This trail is bike free and offers beautiful color with blooming flowers in the spring and changing leaves in the fall. Sandling Beach is closed November 1 through March 15. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Lynnwood Brewing Concern Lynwood Brewing Concern is an award-winning brewery in Raleigh, NC, with a dog-friendly beer garden. Enjoy a delicious brew with Fido by your side! They also have a sister restaurant next door called Wilson's Eatery if you get hungry. See Details
Carolina Pines Community Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at the fenced Carolina Pines Community Dog Park in Raleigh, with shade and drinking water. Two separate areas provide play space for dogs of all abilities as well as elderly, infirm, small, or shy dogs. See Details
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books welcomes dogs of all sizes at their pet-friendly shop in Raleigh, NC. Pick out a new novel as you browse the selection of books at Quail Ridge while Fido greets the welcoming staff. See Details
North Carolina Museum of Art North Carolina Museum of Art is pet-friendly. There are 2.2 miles of trails that weave around the hilly park. Along the way, you and your leashed pup will come across a number of interesting sculptures. There are several doggie waste stations and water fountains along the trails, too. The Museum of Art is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Dogs are welcome to join their owners while they shop for sporting goods and outdoor gear at Cary's Bass Pro Shops. Dogs should be leashed and well-behaved. See Details
Clouds Brewing Taproom This dog-friendly taproom in Raleigh is one of three Clouds Brewing locations in the state of North Carolina. This location features Clouds Brewing's signature European-style lagers and ales. Leashed dogs are welcome at outside tables. The taproom holds Cause for Paws adoption events on select Saturdays. Please see their website for more details. See Details
Saving Grace Supply Co. Saving Grace Supply Co. is pet-friendly. Shop with your dog to find homemade treats and other quality products for pups. Best of all, all proceeds go towards the stores shelter to help rescue and care for dogs. Saving Grace Supply Co. is open Monday through Saturday, although hours vary. See Details
Dix Park Dog Park Dix Park Dog Park is pet-friendly. Dog owners are no longer invited to let their best friends loose on the athletic field next to Biggs Drive, but on the new permanent park between the Big Field and Umstead Drive instead. This large space is completely fenced and divided into a small and a large dog section. Fido will find welcome new additions like water stations and natural shade inside. See Details
Sal's Branch Trail - William B. Umstead State Park Sal's Branch Trail is about 2.7 miles long and located near Raleigh, North Carolina. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1 hour or less. The Sal's Branch Trailhead is located directly behind the visitor center on the highway 70 entrance to William B. Umstead Park. There is a very pretty lake (man-made) about halfway through the hike. Difficulty: Moderate•Length: 2.7 miles / 4.3 km•Duration: 1-3 hours•Family Friendly • Dog Friendly See Details
Great Outdoor Provision Co. Leashed dogs are welcome to join shoppers at the Great Outdoor Provision Co. The store sells sporting goods, hiking gear, camping gear, and more. Great Outdoor Provision Co. is open Monday - Friday 10am - 9pm, Saturday 9am - 6pm, Sunday noon - 6pm. See Details
Granville Athletic Park - Jonesland Environmental Preserve Dog-friendly Granville Athletic Park in Oxford, NC, is a fun place to get some fresh air and enjoy the great outdoors. There are three miles of paved walking trails, the longest loop being 1.2 miles. There is also a large picnic shelter, clean restrooms, a playground with safe, modern equipment, and ample parking. All dogs must be on a leash no longer than six feet and you must pick up after your pet. They do not supply poop bags but there are lots of trashcans to dispose of your dog's waste. See Details
Swift Creek Bluffs Nature Preserve Swift Creek Bluffs Nature Preserve is pet-friendly. Hop on these awesome trails that weave through the woods in Holly springs, great for dogs! There is water and beach spots to get into the creek as well as up hill natural stairs for hiking. Canine caddies will enjoy the section that pops out into the Lochmere golf course. See Details
Cotton House Craft Brewers Cotton House Craft Brewers Tap House is a dog friendly, unique and historical landmark positioned in the heart of Downtown Cary. BringFido along and experience an environment that highlights the historical importance of town, supports local artisans, and will give you a one-of-a-kind experience in the heart of Downtown Cary. Settle into a rocking chair on the front porch, enjoy one of the spacious back decks, or choose from a variety of cozy seating options inside! They offer beer, cider, and a selection of red and white wines. They also host food trucks Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cotton House Craft Brewers is open Monday - Thursday from 2pm to 9pm, Friday and Saturday 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve Bring your pet with you on-leash for a hike through this beautiful nature preserve with miles fo scenic trails and great views. See Details
Ashley Wilder Dog Park at Knightdale Station Park Ashley Wilder Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in Knightdale, NC. The park features separate gated areas to allow your dog off-leash so that the little dogs (under 25 lbs) and bigger dogs (over 25 lbs) can feel free to be as comfortable and happy as physically possible. No lack of wagging tails here! See Details
Compass Rose Brewery Compass Rose Brewery has a dog-friendly indoor space as well as a covered, outdoor space where you can sample craft beers. There is usually food truck on site serving meals and snacks. Dogs are allowed inside and outside and the bar has dog bowls for water! See Details
Oakwood Dog Park Oakwood Dog Park is a neighborhood off-leash dog park in Raleigh, NC. It's great place to bring your dog on a beautiful day! There are toys, plenty of fresh water buckets, and friendly owners. Two fully-fenced areas provide play space for dogs of any size along with play space for elderly, infirm, small, or shy dogs. See Details
Lonerider Brewing Co Lonerider Brewing Co is pet-friendly. This popular Raleigh brewery hosts a number of canine events to raise money for pups in need. They also dish up delicious brews for humans and have a great outdoor area for dogs to hang out with their owners. You can bring your four-legged friend inside as well, as long as they are well behaved. Lonerider Brewing Co is open Monday through Thursday from 2pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 2pm to 11pm and Sunday from 2pm to 7pm. See Details
Crank Arm Brewing Company Crank Arm Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners inside and out at this craft brewery and tasting room in downtown Raleigh. Their taps include classics and seasonal specialties to keep the tastebuds guessing. Crank Arm Brewing Company is open Monday through Thursday from 2pm to 11pm and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm. See Details
Lake Lynn Community Center Lake Lynn Community Center is a community center where the greenway trails are dog-friendly. Dogs are not allowed inside of the community center, fitness center, or courts. This community center provides the community with 2.8 miles of trails around Lake Lynn, for your leashed dogs to hike, walk, jog, and run with you. See Details