Other Dog Activities in Arizona

Tired of watching Fido run laps in the dog park? We've got the scoop on lots of other dog friendly attractions in Arizona too. You’ll find information on all of the dog friendly wineries, boat rentals, botanical gardens, drive-ins, and other offbeat animal attractions in Arizona here.

Pet Friendly Upper Lake Mary
Upper Lake Mary Upper Lake Mary is one of two manmade lakes near Flagstaff, AZ. Popular for swimming, boating, and other water activities, it is part of the Coconino National Forest Recreation Area. Dogs are allowed in most areas of the park. There are plenty of places to park along the road and just walk down to the lake. See Details
Pet Friendly Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery
Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery Oak Creek Vineyard & Winery is pet-friendly. They offers wine tastings for humans and a big bowl of water for Fido on the outdoor patio. Visitors can also enjoy cheese plates and almonds grown on the property. Oak Creek Vineyard & Winery is open daily from 10 AM until 6 PM. See Details
Encanto Park Visit Encanto Park with your dog to enjoy a relaxing day in the shade. The park is open from 5:30 AM until 11:00 PM, and has amenities like a picnic area, playground, grills, fishing lagoon, boat rentals, and even Enchanted Island Amusement Park for the human children. Keep in mind, however, that dogs are not allowed on the rental boats or in the amusement park. Take your dog on a walk along the lazy river or enjoy a lazy day with a picnic. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. See Details
PetSmart Charities Park at Chase Field You and Fido can enjoy ball games together in comfort at Chase Field! Dog Days of Summer ticket packages, presented by PetSmart Charities, are available starting at $50 and include a semi-private space with all the necessities for four people and one dog. Each table comes with access to All-You-Can-Eat hot dogs, soda, water, popcorn, peanuts, and chips. Directly behind Banner Health Centered Field is the PetSmart Charities Park, an outdoor and indoor (air conditioned) dog park so even in the heat of the summer dogs can run around and play. The outdoor park will feature a baseball theme complete with a baseball diamond and a grassy outfield - perfect for dogs to explore, play ball with other dogs or find their perfect "spot" to go to the bathroom. Limited inventory may be available for some games. See Details
Tucson Botanical Gardens Guests are welcome to bring their well-behaved dogs to enjoy an Urban Oasis in the Heart of Tucson during summer months (June - September). Dog admission is $3 per dog, per visit or you may purchase a Dog Membership for $20, with additional dogs for $10 each. See Details
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park At McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, you and Fido are welcome to enjoy the wide grassy expanses and picnic ramadas. You'll also find a railroad museum, antique carousel, shops, playgrounds, rides, and more at this unique park. See Details
Arizona Falls BringFido to Arizona Falls, a restored hydroelectric plant and gathering place. Formed by a natural 20-foot drop along the Arizona Canal, Arizona Falls is a beautiful work of art as well as an energy-generating technology. Seating is available in the water room and a shade structure covers seats near a pool of water. Dogs must be leashed at all times. The structure is located at G.R. Herberger Park, 56th Street and Indian School Road. See Details
Paint a Postcard in the Desert 'Paint a Postcard in the Desert' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kristie. Meet at the Juan Santa Cruz Picnic Area as a destination to begin an observation of the landscape, then learn how to begin a postcard- sized painting, with tips on composition, color mixing, and how to tie it all together with details. Leashed dogs are welcome with prior approval. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 16 and up. No requirements for prior painting knowledge are needed. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Charron Vineyards & Winery Visit Tucson's closest winery and enjoy handcrafted Arizona wines with spectacular mountain views. Charron Vineyards is a small family owned winery producing hand crafted Arizona wines, located less than 30 minutes from downtown Tucson. Established in 1995 Charron Vineyards produces many distinctive wines including their award winning White Merlot. At 4200 feet and surrounded by mountains, the grapes enjoy a cooler climate and fresh mountain air which helps to make award winning wines. Visit one of the oldest wineries in the state where you can sample a wide selection of Arizona wines in the glass enclosed tasting room or on the wine deck surrounded by mature grape vines and breathtaking mountain views. Pets are welcome. See Details
Su Vino Winery Su Vino Winery in Scottsdale welcomes you to enjoy outdoor tastings accompanied by your dog. See Details
Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro Javelina Leap Vineyard and Winery is a very dog-friendly place that makes excellent, hand-crafted wines. Javelina Leap is a family operated, premium boutique winery located in northern Arizona’s Verde Valley only minutes away from Sedona in the small historic valley of Page Springs. The tasting room, winery, and vineyard rest in the side of a volcano! See Details
Bartlett Lake Marina Enjoy the beautiful Bartlett Lake Recreation Area from a pet-friendly pontoon boat rented from Bartlett Lake Marina. Bartlett Lake Marina offers two pet-friendly pontoon boat rentals so you can enjoy the more than 2800 acres of Bartlett Lake with your furry best friend. Bartlett Lake Marina is located in Tonto National Forest. Visit the website or call for directions as GPS devices often take people to the wrong place. See Details
London Bridge The London Bridge, originally built in 1831 to get Londoners across the Thames River in England, was dismantled in the 1960s and reconstructed in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. This popular tourist attraction is accessible by foot, meaning that you take Fido for a walk "across the pond." No international pet passport required! See Details
Martin Auto Museum Need a new profile picture? Head over to the Martin Auto Museum in Phoenix, Arizona to have your photo taken with Fido sitting in a 1966 Corvette Stingray, or maybe a 1915 Model T. There are classic cars in the museum, all of which were donated from the personal collection of Mel Martin. For a five dollar donation, you can touch and sit in all of the cars (aside from two extremely valuable exceptions). For the human kids, there is also a small carousel. Small dogs are allowed in the museum, but they need to be leashed or carried. See Details
Fort Lowell Museum The Fort Lowell Museum is a branch of the Arizona Historical Society and is located in the reconstructed Commanding Officer's quarters on the grounds of present day Fort Lowell Park. Fort Lowell was established in 1873 and the museum features exhibits about military life on the Arizona frontier. Historic interpretive signs throughout park to enjoy as you walk with pets. Museum gives dog cookies to four-legged visitors. See Details
Hops on Birch Hops on Birch, located in Flagstaff, AZ, is a casual craft beer bar that serves up beverages in a variety that is sure to please any palate. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly tables while you enjoy an Irish Stout, a Kombucha Lavender, a Grapefruit Hard Cider, or even a Bourbon-Aged Dark Ale. Hops on Birch is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 12:00am, and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 2am. See Details
The Farm at South Mountain BringFido to explore The Farm at South Mountain. The beautiful grounds are a perfect spot to walk your dog around the gardens, restaurants, and markets. There are two dog-friendly restaurants on the farm, the Morning Glory Café and The Farm Kitchen. See Details
Scottsdale Ranch Park and Tennis Center In addition to its tennis courts, you can take Fido for a walk around The Desert Garden at Scottsdale Ranch Park. The garden was designed to enhance the understanding of the Sonoran Desert, of botanical processes, and of the geology and soil materials indigenous to the nearby McDowell Mountains. There are also several picnic ramadas you can reserve, or you can just stop by if one is free for a bite to eat. Dogs must be leashed at all times, but they are not allowed on the tennis courts. See Details
WestWorld of Scottsdale Whether you are looking for a large-scale event space rental or you just want to attend one of the many events that come to Scottsdale, WestWorld of Scottsdale is a great option. There are over 300,000 square feet of exhibition space, including an equestrian center and a banquet hall. Some of the major events that book the space are the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, the International Motorcycle Show, and the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. There is plenty of parking, and the parking lot is sometimes also used for additional event space. Members of the public can book the space up to one year in advance. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum What started as a small construction project in the 1950s developed into a 10-acre National Historic District designed and built by DeGrazia. Visitors are treated to view not only the art hung in the gallery, but the colorful grounds and sculptures surrounding the property. Leashed dogs are welcome and the dog-friendly staff readily hands out dog treats. See Details
MYE Jeep MYE Jeep is dog friendly! Dogs are welcome inside the rental agency and in 4-door Wrangler Unlimited Jeeps for self-guided tours of the Sedona desert. MYE Jeep is open daily from 9am - 5pm. There is an additional $50 cleaning fee to bring your pooch along. See Details
Xeriscape Garden at Chaparral Park Take a walk through Xeriscape Garden in Scottsdale, Arizona, to learn about plants that grow well in Arizona, as well as how to reduce water usage while still keeping plants healthy in a desert environment. The garden is a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat, with over 7,000 plants coming from over 200 individual species on display. Follow the paths marked with educational signs with your dog, who must be on a leash. After your walk, take Fido to the Chaparral Park dog park, which is right next to the garden, as a reward for good behavior. See Details
Boyce Thompson Arboretum Boyce Thompson Arboretum is a dog-friendly arboretum and botanical garden located near Superior, Arizona. Dogs just must be leashed, controlled, and picked up after. There are water bowls located throughout the gardens and dogs seem to love the arboretum as much as their humans. See Details
Valley Metro Valley Metro provides public transportation throughout the greater Phoenix metro area and welcomes dogs to ride along provided they are in a secured carrier. See Details