Other Dog Activities in Ames, IA

There’s 1 other dog friendly attraction in Ames, and 2 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 Ames.

Pet Friendly Strautman Tree Farm
Strautman Tree Farm Strautman Tree Farm 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. Strautman Tree Farm is open 9am to 5pm, starting the Saturday before Thanksgiving through December 23. See Details
Pet Friendly Ledges State Park
Ledges State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Ledges State Park. Pea's Creek runs through the park and has created a craggy sandstone gorge. This pretty creek is a tributary of the Des Moines River and can be viewed from the arch stone bridge. The park is one of Iowa's most popular, attracting millions of viewers, and you and Fido can be next. There are a number of picnic spots which offer great views and tranquil surroundings to enjoy lunch at. Adventurous dogs can tackle the four miles of hiking trails that lead to scenic overlooks of the canyon below, as long as they are on a leash under six feet in length. See Details
Big Creek State Park Dogs are welcome at Big Creek State Park, where a diversion dam has formed an 866-acre reservoir. In addition to the lake itself, the park also includes shelters, picnic areas, playground, and a multi-purpose sports field. You and Fido are welcome to wander the 26-mile paved trail from the beach south through the Saylorville Lake area all the way to Des Moines. Big Creek State Park is open every day of the week from 4:30 am to 10:30pm. See Details