Other Dog Activities in Merrifield, VA

There are 38 other dog friendly attractions within 20 miles of Merrifield. 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 Merrifield.

Pet Friendly Port City Brewing Company
Port City Brewing Company Port City Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Alexandria, VA. Dogs are welcome inside and outside the brewery. However, pets are not allowed in the beer garden. American and European-inspired brews are served year round. There are limited release and specialty beers on the menu as well. Visit their website to view the food truck schedule. 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
Torpedo Factory Art Center Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA, 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
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
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
Seneca Creek State Park Dogs are allowed at Seneca Creek State Park, made up of 6,300 acres that extend along 14 scenic miles of Seneca Creek towards the Potomac River. There's an astonishing 50 miles of hiking trails around this park for you and Fido to enjoy, spreading out through a variety of woodland. The main hub of the Schaeffer Farm Trail System can also be found within the park, extending into most of the upcounty area with lots of loops that link the Seneca, Muddy Branch, and Potomac watersheds. One of the main attractions of the park is the 90-acre Clopper Lake, surrounded by forests and fields. Dogs are welcome throughout the park on a leash if owners clean up any mess that they leave behind. The park is open from 8am to sunset from March to October and 10am to sunset from November to February. See Details
Lost Boy Cider Lost Boy Cider is a dog-friendly cidery in Alexandria, VA. Up to two leashed, licensed, and vaccinated dogs per person are welcome to join their owners at this cider house and enjoy the fun. No cider or food consumption for dogs is allowed. You can sometimes find food trucks and other fun events happening; check their website for current schedule. 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
Penguin Paddling This kayak and stand up paddleboard (SUP) rental facility is located behind Madigan’s Waterfront Restaurant in “Olde Town” Occoquan. Dogs are allowed on rentals. 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
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
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
New District Brewing Company New District Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Join the New District Dog Club to attend member days every Sunday through Wednesday. They believe furry friends are awesome and want them to be as happy as possible inside the brewery. The dog club policy is designed to make sure everyone is on the same page for doggy happiness and creating the best atmosphere possible. Grab a brew with your pooch for an initial $15 membership fee, which includes a $5 donation to a local dog park. Dogs are allowed inside the brewery Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm and Monday through Wednesday from 3:30pm to 8:00pm. See Details
Starr Hill Biergarten Starr Hill Biergarten is a pet-friendly rooftop beer garden featuring live music, craft beers, cocktails and more. This 5,000-square-foot bar and lounge is entirely outdoors and located at The Perch, the urban sky park atop the Capital One Center. 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
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
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
Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC is dog-friendly. Leashed dogs can accompany you to enjoy this tranquil preserve with short trails including a boardwalk through a pond & marsh, plus picnic spots. Visitors can also access River Trailhead and take their four-legged friend on a longer scenic route beside the Anacostia River. See Details
Dynasty Brewing Company Dynasty Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Located near One Loudoun and the W&OD Trail at Smiths Switch, this brewery, named for the first five presidents who hailed from Virginia, is a popular haunt for beer lovers. Leashed dogs are welcome at Dynasty, where they offer ten different brews on tap and rotate regularly with refreshing ideas from the brewery team. Hungry hounds can sink their teeth into a delicious bite from one of the many visiting food trucks to the brewery. See Details
Fair Winds Brewing Company Fair Winds Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This low-key brewery in Lorton, VA is home to an air-conditioned tasting room and rotating food truck schedule for peckish pups and their people. Dogs are allowed to join you inside and out on the patio. Water bowls are available for thirsty canine patrons. Fair Winds Brewing Company is open Monday to Tuesday from 3pm to 9pm, Wednesday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
The Perch The Perch is an urban rooftop park located eleven stories up on the top of Capital One Center in McLean, VA. The 2.5-acre recreation space features an 18-hole mini-golf course, a sculpture garden, an amphitheater, and most importantly, a dog park with artificial turf for your pooch to play on. See Details
BadWolf Brewing Company BadWolf Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to join you at this friendly brewery with board games and a chill atmosphere. They might even treat your pooch to a snack from behind the counter. Well-behaved, leashed dogs allowed inside and outside. They are open Wednesday to Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday from 3pm to 10pm, Saturday from 1pm to 10pm and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm. See Details
Aslin Beer Company Aslin Beer Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Herndon, VA. Fido is welcome to join you on the beer garden patio at a picnic table. There are 18 draft brews to choose from and the Bun'd Up food truck serves handhelds daily. See Details
Sinistral Brewing Company Located in the historic district of Manassas, Sinistral Brewing Company offers a relaxed atmosphere for craft beer lovers. Fido is welcome to join you inside the taproom or in the beer garden, but dogs must be kept on a leash. The taproom hosts a variety of rotating events, including trivia, bingo and open mic nights. Although this seven barrel brewery doesn't have a kitchen, they often host food vendors. See Details