Other Dog Activities in Rockford, IL

There are 2 other dog friendly attractions in Rockford. 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 Rockford.

Pet Friendly Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden Former nursery in Rockford features a combination of plants native to the midwest and from around the world.

Only leashed, well-behaved pets are allowed on the grounds. Please clean up after your pet. Pets may NOT be left in cars during your visit.
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Pet Friendly West Rock Wake Park
West Rock Wake Park Bring Fido to watch you wakeboard at West Rock Wake Park. Dogs must be on a short leash during their visit. Owners should have clean-up bags on hand. West Rock Wake Park features tons of grass for Fido to lounge on. Interested parties can find rates and hours, sign the waiver, and book a reservation via its website. See Details
Dog Paddle Beach This is a dog swimming facility. Dogs swim for exercise, fun, rehab after an injury or surgery, help with older dogs losing weight and relief from arthritis.
There is an indoor pool so dogs swim year-round. Proof of rabies vaccination is required.
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Rock Cut State Park Dogs are allowed at Rock Cut State Park, where the mighty Rock River has carved out a number of craggy rocky landmarks into the surroundings. This 3,092-acre park contains two lakes that are popular among anglers and water-sports enthusiasts alike. Around the lakes, you'll discover the 40-mile Rock Cut Trail System ideal for pooches who love to explore. The trails vary in difficulty and terrain, with paved trails for less confident hikers and more difficult woodland pathways for outdoor enthusiasts. Keep your eyes peeled for waterfowl, deer, fox, muskrat, woodchuck and beaver, opossum, and raccoons that live in the park. Fido is welcome to join you on the trails as long as they are on a leash under six feet. See Details
Castle Rock State Park Dogs are welcome all over Castle Rock State Park in Oregon County, Illinois. Located along the banks of Rock River, this park is home to six miles of marked hiking trails for dogs and their owners to enjoy. The trails lead to views of the river, the forests, and the marshland. There are also three picnic areas dotted around the car park with shelters, picnic tables, playground equipment, grills, toilets and drinking water. One of the most popular of these offers a view across the Rock River Valley for you and Fido to enjoy. See Details