Dog Friendly Activities in Ypsilanti, MI

There are 34 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Ypsilanti. 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 Ypsilanti.

Pet Friendly Mill Pond Dog Park
Mill Pond Dog Park If your pet needs to cool off, bring them down to this waterfront off-leash dog park. Fenced on three sides with river access on the fourth. See Details
Pet Friendly Swift Run Dog Park
Swift Run Dog Park The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission welcomes dog owners and their pets to visit Swift Run Dog Park. The park is an outdoor space established for registered dog owners to allow their dogs to legally run free off-leash. There is 10 acres of grassy fields with separate fenced runs for large and small dogs. See Details
Lyon Oaks Dog Park Lyon Oaks in Wixom, preserves 800 acres of environmentally-sensitive wetlands within a 1,041-acre park. Park features a 13-acre fenced dog park, day-use area with picnic shelter, playground and recreation fields, and approximately 6 miles of trails for biking, cross-country skiing, and on-leash dog walking. The 13-acre, fenced dog park includes a separate small dog area, benches, picnic tables, and water fountains. It is a great place for your pet to play off-leash. The park has an entry fee of $5 per day. See Details
Olson Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash in this fenced dog run at Ann Arbor's Olson Park. Passes from town hall required for access. See Details
Wayne County Dog Park Hines Park is a huge facility with many picnic areas, bike baths, canoe rentals, and hiking trails. It's fun for Fido year-round! See Details
Rotary Park You're sure to run into other friendly dog owners when you take a stroll with your on-leash pet through the wooded trails of this park. See Details
Heritage Park Pets are welcome on-leash at this Canton public park, which is working on creating an off-leash dog run as well. See Details
Community Park Dogs will go wild for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced, 4-acre park. There are plenty of shade trees at this 'popular locale. Non-Northville residents are now permitted to purchase passes for the Community Park Dog Park. See Details
Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon Rail-Trail) The Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon Rail-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 New Hudson! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon Rail-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
Paw Run Recreation Area Pets love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with agility equipment, ponds, trails and benches. Some breed restrictions, membership required. See Details
Cady Street Dog Park Northville pets will love to play off-leash at this small, fenced neighborhood dog park. Mandatory 30-minute class required to get park pass. See Details
Lakelands Trail State Park The Lakelands Trail State 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 Whitmore Lake! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lakelands Trail State 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
Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon Rail-Trail) The Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon Rail-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 South Lyon! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon Rail-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
Maybury State Park Maybury State Park Contains almost 1,000 acres of gently rolling terrain, open meadow, mature forest, a variety of wildlife and abundant wildflowers, the park gives people an opportunity to get involved in outdoor recreation activities in a state park setting. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Island Lake Recreation Area Island Lake Recreation Area has one of the nation's safest shooting ranges. The park has great canoeing, volleyball courts, picnic shelters, swimming and cabins to rent. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Shiawassee Park Shiawassee Park is dog-friendly. This secluded spot on a river has a playground for kids, tennis courts, basbeall areas, a large pavilion and a gazebo to hang out under on hot days. Your leashed pup can join you on the paved trails that weave their way around the park, as long as you clean up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Canton Dog Park Canton Dog Park is a membership dog park that has six-acres of fenced-in, outdoor space for dogs to run and play off-leash, with specific rules to help insure a safe and positive experience for everyone. The park is divided into a large dog section for animals over 20 pounds, and small dog section for animals under 20 pounds. Fees are $25 plus $20 deposit for an electronic gate key fob. The park is open daily 6am-10pm. See Details
Paw Run Recreation Area Paw Run is a member's only dog park for off-leash fun! Paw Run offers nearly a mile of mowed trails, a play area with a pond, an agility yard, a secure double-gated entry system, seating for humans and available water for humans and dogs. Temperament test required. They do not allow Akitas, Chow Chows, Pit Bulls and their mixes to visit Paw Run. Membership fees include a $20 registration fee and $30 monthly fees. See Details
Brighton Recreation Area On-leash pets are welcome on the trails and a section of shoreline, that is non-designated bathing beach areas on Chilson Park. Brighton Recreation Area provides a combination of high, irregular ranges of hills, interspersed with a number of attractive lakes. The area has several miles of trails available for equestrian riding, mountain biking, and hiking. See Details
Drafting Table Brewing Co. Drafting Table Brewing Co. is pet-friendly. There are numerous taps available that offer a variety of different beers. They welcome dogs to join their owners inside, as long as they are on a leash. The microbrewery is a great hangout area for dogs and their owners. You might even spot the owner's dog, Barley, hanging out at the brewery. Drafting Table Brewing is open Monday through Wednesday from 3pm to 10pm, Thursday from 3pm to 11pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 12am, and Sunday from 1pm to 9pm. See Details
TA Ann Arbor This gas station has a Country Pride, Popeyes, Burger King, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut Express, Country Store and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Gallup Park Gallup Park is pet-friendly. Gallup comprises 69 acres, including 3 miles of paved trails. It's situated across an area of the Huron River and offers great views to visitors. It's also adjacent to the Furstenberg Nature Area. There are bathrooms and pleasant picnic places along the way. Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the trails with their owners. See Details
University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum Nichols Arboretum is pet-friendly. Although the botanical gardens are off the cards for dogs, pups are welcome to join their owners on the trails around the arboretum. Enjoy the varied fauna from the pet-friendly trails with your leashed pup. Nichols Arboretum is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk; free admission. See Details
Bed Bath & Beyond Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Bed Bath and Beyond in Canton. This pet-friendly store is full of great items to spruce up your house, including kitchen appliances and bathroom additions. Bed Bath and Beyond is open every day of the week from 10am to 9pm, Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details