Dog Friendly Activities in Westminster, MD

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Westminster, and 15 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 Westminster.

Pet Friendly Bennett Cerf Dog Park
Bennett Cerf Dog Park This new off leash dog park is located just north of Westminster off Rt 27 (next to Random House). The fenced area is just over an acre and is a mix of grass and wood chips. There are benches and buckets for water (bring your own water) . Membership is $30 per year. Print off and mail the membership form found on our webpage (BennettCerfDogPark.org) or stop by the Carroll County Recreation and Parks office on S. Center St. to sign up. Proof of Rabies vacine and county tags must be presented. See Details
Pet Friendly Hashawha Environmental Center
Hashawha Environmental Center About 380 acres of multiple trails for hikers & leashed fidos alike. See Details
Gettysburg National Military Park Probably the most famous American battlefield, Gettysburg marked the turning point in the Civil War. Later, President Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address here. Dogs are allowed to visit the outside portions of the battlefield on leash. They are not allowed into buildings or the cemetery. The battlefield consists of Auto Touring, walking and you can get tapes or CDs to guide you on your tour. See Details
Gettysburg & Adams County with an Expert 'Gettysburg & Adams County with an Expert' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mark. Your host will guide you and your pooch from your own car throughout the area. You will learn about the military, cultural and social history of the counties as well as Hanover, PA and Emmitsburg, MD. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. The amount of walking is determined by the weather, the allotted time, and desires of the guests. Rates start at $70 per person. See Details
West Manheim Park West Manheim Park welcomes dogs that are at least 4 months of age. The park has different designated areas for small/large dogs and requires that all dogs be leashed when not in the fenced in areas. See Details
BARC Park at Hannah More Park Your dog will go wild for this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes separate areas for small and large pets. Fees apply. See Details
Haunted Gettysburg Tours TOURS ARE CURRENTLY POSTPONED. Please check the Haunted Gettysburg Tours for updates. Explore the spooky side of Gettysburg with your pup on a guided nighttime walking tour with Haunted Gettysburg Tours. Your well-behaved dog is welcome to join you on this walking tour as you learn more about the history of the town and the ghosts that haven't yet left. See Details
Gettysburg Foundation Tours Learn more about Gettysburg as you tour the battlefield with your pup and your own personal Licensed Battlefield Guide from Gettysburg Foundation. Your guide will drive your car and take you on a 2-hour tour of the battlefield. Guides are available daily, but advanced reservations are strongly recommended. Make sure to mention that Fido will be tagging along when you make your reservation. See Details
Patapsco Valley State Park Patapsco Valley State Park is pet-friendly. You are welcome to bring Fido with you to enjoy the 32 miles of recreational land along the banks of Patapsco River. There are over 200 miles of trails around the park that can be explored by dogs and their owners, with 70 of those miles identified as maintained trails. Dogs are allowed to join their owners around most of the park, but they are prohibited in the campground of the Hilton Area of Patapsco Valley State Park and in the Pickall Area. If you're bringing Fido with you, don't forget to keep them on a leash and to clean up any mess that they leave behind. Patapsco Valley State Park is open every day of the week from 9am until sunset. See Details
The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg is pet-friendly. Locals and visitors enjoy bringing their dogs to this quaint Main Street shopping center year-round. Their Food Court patio offers seating for guests with furry friends and they even host the annual Welcome Reception and Parade for the Greyhounds In Gettysburg each year. This outlet is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. See Details
Heritage Rail Trail County Park The Heritage Rail Trail County Park 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 Seven Valleys! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Heritage Rail Trail County Park. 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
Heritage Rail Trail County Park The Heritage Rail Trail County Park 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 Glen Rock! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Heritage Rail Trail County Park. 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
D.R. Snell Nursery & Garden Center D.R. Snell Nursery & Garden Center is pet-friendly. This beautiful garden center allows leashed and friendly pets to join their owners as they check out the vibrant plants and gardening supplies. They are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 6pm, Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. 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
Glen Rock Dog Park Glen Rock Dog Park is pet-friendly. This off leash, secure area is a place where dogs can run free, play, and socialize. Enjoy a game of fetch, try out some agility equipment and meet other pups. Glen Rock Dog Park is open every day of the week from 6:00am to 8:30pm. See Details
Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area is a dog-friendly nature reserve. You are invited to bring your pooch with you to enjoy the seven miles of marked trails that take you on a tour of the rare plants and wildlife around the park. The rolling hills and woodland are untouched and reminiscent of times gone by, a feeling that is maintained by the naturalists who still work to preserve the area today. Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area is open every day of the week from 9am until sunset. See Details
Pine Valley Farms Pine Valley Farms is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this farm to help choose the tree for your home this Christmas. Whether you're looking for a huge tree or a smaller pine, you'll find something that fits at this well-stocked farm. Pine Valley Farms is open for the holiday season Monday through Thursday from 11am to 5pm and Friday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See Details