Other Dog Activities in South Lake Tahoe, CA

There are 4 other dog friendly attractions in South Lake Tahoe, and 15 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 South Lake Tahoe.

Pet Friendly Emerald Bay State Park
Emerald Bay State Park Emerald Bay State Park only allows dogs at the campground on a 6 feet leash. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted to enjoy the trails, roads into Emerald Bay, or the beach. The lake is known for its natural beauty, home to a number of little islands that dot the water and tree-lined mountains in the surrounding South Lake Tahoe area. Emerald Bay State Park is open from sunrise to sunset every day. See Details
Pet Friendly D. L. Bliss State Park
D. L. Bliss State Park Dogs are welcome at the campground and picnic areas, as well as on paved roads at D. L. Bliss State Park, but they aren't allowed on any of the beaches or dirt trails in the park. Located around South Lake Tahoe, revellers come from all around to enjoy the crystal waters in the summer months and the snow peaked mountains during winter. Remember, you must keep Fido on a leash under six feet for the duration of your stay at the park. D. L. Bliss State Park is open from sunrise to sunset every day. See Details
Camp Richardson Resort Beach Camp Richardson Resort Beach has a pet-friendly picnic area. Offering great views of Cave Rock, Heavenly Mountain Resort and the East Shore, this popular spot is a great place to enjoy lunch outdoors with your pooch. Dogs are prohibited in the swimming beach area of the resort. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind during any visit. See Details
Tahoe Sport Fishing Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience on beautiful Lake Tahoe! Our captains are experienced in trolling, drifting and jigging and they’re here year-round to guide you to the lake’s hot spots. We supply everything you need to fish and offer two departure times per day for both Public and Private Charters. Leashed dogs are welcome with advanced notice. See Details
Squaw Valley Aerial Tram Squaw Valley Aerial Tram, one of Squaw Valley's most popular year-round attractions, is dog-friendly during the off-season only! When ski season comes to and end, grab your pooch and head to the aerial tram for a beautiful ride. There is a charge to ride up the mountain but, if you hike up to high camp (elevation 8200 ft) with Fido, the tram will give you both a ride down for free. The best way to hike up is the Shirley Lake Trail. It's a 3-hour hike with a rest stop at the popular dog-friendly swimming hole, Shirley Lake. The restaurant at the top of the tram also welcomes Fido at the outdoor tables. See Details
Truckee River Rafting Truckee River Rafting offers self-guided rafting trips along a peaceful 5-mile stretch of the Truckee River for you and your pup. The scenic rafting trips are appropriate for nearly all ages and athletic abilities. The rafting trip takes 2-4 hours to complete. You are welcome to bring a small cooler with snacks and beverages to enjoy on your trip. Leashed dogs up to 50 lbs are permitted. See Details
Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Sand Harbor is a pet-friendly recreation area at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Located on the eastern shore of the lake, this area is made up of gently sloping beaches, crystal-clear water, and interesting rock formations. Lots of people enjoy swimming, scuba diving, and generally exploring the water. Pets are allowed during the off-season from mid-October to mid-April and must be kept on a leash under six feet in length. Sand Harbor can be accessed from 8am to 1 hour after sunset. The fee for entrance to the area is $10. See Details
Tahoe City Kayak Dogs are welcome to join you as you take to the water on a Tahoe City Kayak rental. While rentals are pet-friendly, dogs are not allowed in the Tahoe City Kayak building. One dog owner will have to embark with the rental and meet their pooch and rowing partner at the public pier for pickup. Rates and hours vary by rental. Bookings can be made online. The shop is open Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) from 9:30am to 5:30pm. See Details
Tahoe Cross Country Tahoe Cross Country welcomes dogs of all sizes to join you on more than 8 kilometers of ski trails. Skijoring is not allowed on the trails, but Fido can enjoy the snow alongside you as you cross country ski. Leashes are required in the parking lot and at the trailhead, but as long as your pup remains under your voice control, he can enjoy the trail leash-free. See Details
Kirkwood XC Ski Area Hit the trails with your pup at the Kirkwood XC Ski Area, where you can enjoy 14 kilometers of pet-friendly trails. Dog-friendly trails include the 5-kilometer Dog and Pony Trail in the Meadow Trail System, the 5-kilometer High Trail, the 3-kilometer High Trail Extension, and the 1-kilometer High Trail Lookout in the Caples Lake Trail System. See Details
Cave Rock at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Cave Rock at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area. Located on top of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, along the southeastern shore of Lake Tahoe, this is a destination for dogs and their owners who love the water. There's not much else to do here, but if you have a boat and love fishing or hanging out, this is the place for you. Pets are welcome on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The fee for entry into the park is $10. See Details
Kings Beach State Recreation Area Kings Beach State Recreation Area is dog-friendly. They welcome dogs on leash on sidewalks and in the shaded picnic areas under the pine trees. Fido can also join you at Coon St. Dog Area at the south end of Coon St. to the east of the boat ramp. Unfortunately, pets are prohibited on the beach at any time. Kings Beach State Recreation Area is open from 6am to 10pm every day of the week. See Details
Grover Hot Springs State Park Dogs are welcome at Grover Hot Springs State Park. Fido can join you on various trails, the campsite, and in the car park but they aren't allowed in the actual pool area or in the water. As well as the hot springs, the park is made up of open pine forest, sagebrush, and meadows. The park is open all year round, but you should call them to double check on the day you're looking to visit. See Details
Spooner Lake and Backcountry Spooner Lake and Backcountry is dog-friendly. The area consists of a lake surrounded by aspens and more than 12,000 acres of forested, open space. With 50 miles of hiking trails to explore, you and Fido will never be stuck for things to do in the area. Dogs are welcome at Spooner Lake from sunrise to sunset every day of the year, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Mormon Station State Historic Park Mormon Station State Historic Park is a dog-friendly recreation area. The lush lawns and mature trees are what sets this park apart from others in the area. This was the first non-native settlement in Nevada, constructed in 1851, located along the Carson Route of the California Trail. Don't forget to bring a picnic with you to enjoy at the lovely picnic area under the shade of the trees. Dogs are welcome to join their owners throughout the outside areas of this park on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The park is open every day of the week in May through September from 10am to 4pm and Thursday through Monday from 11am to 3pm for the rest of the year. See Details
Tahoe State Recreation Area Tahoe State Recreation Area is a beautiful dog-friendly campground that features a lake with a fishing pier, picnic areas with benches, and a bike path. As long as Fido is on a leash under six feet, they can join you at this recreation area in Tahoe City. The campground is seasonal, so it's worth contacting them directly before you plan a trip to make sure that they are open, although they usually open up at the end of May. See Details
Day Go Adventures Day Go Adventures is pet-friendly. You and your pup can enjoy kayak and SUP rental in Lake Tahoe. No matter what size your furry friend, they can tag along. Single, tandem, trimaran and SUPs all equipped to have your best day on the water. See Details
Tahoe City Winter Sports Park The Tahoe City Winter Sports Park offers a variety of fun activities for the whole family, including dogs! Enjoy a safe sledding hill away from trees and streets, cross country ski trails, and a snowshoe loop for all ages and abilities. See Details
Patton Landing Patton Landing is pet-friendly. Pets are allowed only when leashed on the eastern portion of the beach and on the deck of the café, Waterman's Landing. The property offers a free, nonmotorized "car top" boat launch site and stand-up paddleboard and kayak rentals are available. See Details