Other Dog Activities in Alexandria, VA

There’s 1 other dog friendly attraction in Alexandria, and 26 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 Alexandria.

Pet Friendly Torpedo Factory Art Center
Torpedo Factory Art Center Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center is a dog-friendly art studio that is known for having the largest amount of working artists in one place. There's all sorts of art for you and Fido to view inside, including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture. See Details
Pet Friendly National Mall
National Mall Bordered by the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington Memorial, and the Capitol Building, the National Mall is great for running, walking, picnics, and playing a game of frisbee with Fido. However, dogs must be leashed, so make it a long one. See Details
US National Arboretum Leashed pets are welcome to join you as you explore the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Enjoy the 446 acres of gardens with your canine companion. Dogs are not allowed on tram tours of the arboretum but you can drive through the grounds or walk with your pet. See Details
Lincoln Memorial On a tour of historical Washington, D.C. sites, make a stop at the Lincoln Memorial. Only small dogs that can be carried are welcome on the steps of the Memorial. However, they are not permitted inside the Memorial. See Details
Key Bridge Boathouse Bring your pup along for a day on the water with a pet-friendly canoe or kayak rental from Key Bridge Boathouse. They even have doggie life jackets available for your furry friend. Hours vary by season. Tours start at $65 a person. Single kayak rentals are $20 for an hour, $30 for a half day and $50 for a full day. Double kayak and canoe rentals are $25 for an hour, $35 for a half day and $50 for a full day. See Details
Smithsonian Gardens Dogs are welcome at the Smithsonian Gardens in Washington DC. This outdoor extension of the Smithsonian Museums is a lovely place for a stroll with your pooch. The vivid and colorful plants that make up the gorgeous gardens are specially selected and are designed to inspire visitors to engage with plants and gardens in their day to day life. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted in the Enid A. Haupt Garden or the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, but they can join you elsewhere. The gardens are always open. See Details
Congressional Cemetery Dogwalkers The K9 Corps at Historic Congressional Cemetery is a private dogwalking program, bringing life, community, and volunteerism to this extraordinary burial ground. Dogwalking at the cemetery is permitted by membership only. Membership is annual and runs from March 1st through the last day of February the following year. Prospective members may sign up by clicking on the Waitlist tab on the Cemetery Dogs website. The K9 Corps membership dues provide for maintenance of the grounds and assists with administrative costs. It is organized for the continued support of the ongoing work at Historic Congressional Cemetery through funds raised from donations and each member's ongoing volunteer work. Day passes can be obtained at the front gate for $10 per dog. See Details
The Boathouse at Fletcher's Cove Dog-friendly canoe, kayak, rowboat rentals on the canal and Potomac. See Details
Potomac Paddlesports Pets are welcome on-leash at this friendly store with an informative, helpful staff. See Details
Captain John S. Beach Marina A full-service private marina provides launch ramp, dry docking, wet slips, gas and pump stations, and winter storage. Leashed dogs are welcome in the marina. See Details
Saints Row Brewing Saints Row Brewing is a family owned and operated nano-brewery located just outside of the historic town of Rockville. Dogs are welcome to join you inside the brewery while you sample some of the beers on tap, including the Galaxy Froot Triple IPA, the Schokolade Mein Schokolade, and the Holy Envy Sour. You can join the folks at Saints Row Monday through Friday from 4pm to 10pm and Saturday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Saints Row Brewing Dogs are welcome at Saints Row Brewing in Rockville, Maryland. This family-owned and operated nano brewery is located just outside of downtown Rockville. Locals know this spot as a community gathering place with plenty of interesting beers on tap, including brown ale, stout, IPA, DIPA, bitter, and more. You can bring Fido with you inside the brewery, as long as they are well-behaved and on a leash. Saints Row Brewing is open Monday through Friday from 4pm to 10pm and Saturday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
FDR Memorial FDR Memorial is pet-friendly. The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington D.C., dedicated to the 32nd President of the United States. The memorial is the second of two that have been constructed in Washington to commemorate FDR and offers leashed dogs the chance to join their owners on the pathways that weave through the area. The popular place also pays homage to Fala, FDR's Scottish Terrier. One of the most famous presidential pets, Fala was often by the president's side and is commemorated by a statue at the memorial. You can enhance your visit with an audio tour or just enjoy a self-guided tour together. The memorial is open all day, every day of the week. See Details
Dan and Bryan Trees Dan and Bryan Trees 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 Christmas tree farm. Don't forget to bring your own bags to clean up any mess left behind. Dan and Bryan Trees is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 9pm and Saturday to Sunday from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Cedarville State Forest Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Cedarville State Forest in Brandywine, Maryland. This area was previously the winter camping ground of Piscataway Indian Tribe. The headwaters of the Zekiah Swamp are located in the park, extending through Charles County for 20 miles, and finally emptying into the Wicomico River. There are a number of fields around the swamp that can be explored by dogs and their owners, and who knows, you may find the burial ground that is rumored to be in the area. Remember to keep Fido on a leash under six feet for the duration of their stay. Dogs are allowed in all the day use areas and can even camp in the campground with their owners too. You'll also find a number of picnic spots dotted around the park. Cedarville State Forest is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Thomas Jefferson Memorial is pet-friendly. This spectacular memorial is a columned rotunda in the style of Rome's Pantheon. Pets are allowed around the Tidal Basin and on the grounds of the memorials, but not inside the memorials themselves. Just make sure that Fido’s leash is 6 feet long or shorter. See Details
Eakin Community Park Eakin Community Park is pet-friendly. Eakin Community Park is a 57-acre county park in Fairfax County, Virginia. The park runs roughly northwest to southeast along Accotink Creek. Enjoy the trails around the park with your leashed pooch, as long as you clean up any mess that they leave behind. The park can be accessed every day of the week from 7am to 6pm. See Details
Rosaryville State Park Rosaryville State Park is a dog-friendly park that spans 982 acres. The centerpiece of the park is the historic, Mount Airy Mansion, which is the only area of the park that isn't pet-friendly. There are numerous trails that are accessible to dogs and their owners around the par, including some that are paved. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Rosaryville State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Chapman State Park Chapman State Park is pet-friendly. The area is made up of mature forests and rare plants that hark back to days of old alongside the banks of Potomac River. There are a number of trails for dogs and their owners around the park, including the Potomac River Trail that joins Chapman’s Landing Road to the Potomac River; Marsh Trail that meanders through bottomland woods along the Potomac shoreline; and Coastal Woodlands Trail that makes a loop around gravel forest and a coastal oak forest. If you're planning on bringing Fido with you, make sure they're on a leash under six feet and you clean up any mess after them. Chapman State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is pet-friendly. Located in West Potomac Park, this four acre memorial includes the Stone of Hope, a granite statue of Martin Luther King carved by sculptor Lei Yixin. Pets are allowed around the Tidal Basin and on the grounds of the memorials, but not inside the memorials themselves. Just make sure that Fido’s leash is 6 feet long or shorter. See Details
Smallwood State Park Dogs are welcome at Smallwood State Park in Maryland. Once the home of General William Smallwood, a hero in the revolutionary war, the house on the property has been restored to its former glory of 1785. Fido can join you on the trails around the day-use sections of the park and in the campgrounds, as long as they are on a leash and you clean up any mess that they make after them. Smallwood State Park is open from 5am to sunset from April to October and from 7am to sunset from November to March. See Details
Washington Monument Washington Monument is pet-friendly. Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, this 555-foot is a sight to behold. Pets are allowed around the Tidal Basin and on the grounds of the memorials, but not inside the memorials themselves. Just make sure that Fido’s leash is 6 feet long or shorter. See Details
Lost Boy Cider Lost Boy Cider is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at this cider house and enjoy the fun. Enjoy a bite from one of the visiting food trucks, too. Lost Boy Cider is open Wednesday to Thursday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 7:30pm. See Details