Other Dog Activities in Kansas

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

Pet Friendly Boulevard Drive-In Theatre
Boulevard Drive-In Theatre Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join the humans at the drive-in. Boulevard Drive-In Theatre shows a double feature of first run movies every weekend from April through October. The drive-in also hosts a Swap 'n' Shop outdoor flea market on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. Just bring cash to the drive-in because credit cards are not accepted. See Details
Pet Friendly Somerset Ridge Vineyard
Somerset Ridge Vineyard Guests are encouraged to bring picnics or buy specialty foods to enjoy with a bottle of wine at Somerset Ridge Vineyard. Tours, tastings, and wine seminars are offered. Dogs are welcome at the vineyard, on the tasting patio, and at their events as long as they're leashed, well-behaved, and nice to the chickens. See Details
Cider Hill Family Orchard Cider Hill Family Orchard is pet-friendly. This 38-acre orchard is home to 1500 apple trees. There are 18 different kinds of apples that are grown in the Orchard. Their apple wagon is available to take guests into the Orchard. Dogs are welcome to spend as much time as they like exploring among the apple trees, as long as they are friendly and on a leash. Cedar Hill Family Orchard is open during August on Friday and Saturday from 9am to 5pm, and September to October on Tuesday and Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Mid-Way Drive-In Theatre Well-behaved, leashed dogs are allowed at Mid-Way Drive-In Theatre, but not exactly encouraged. Many families love to come watch movies and play with their kids here, so don't bring Fido unless he's comfortable around children, and a crowd. See Details
Clinton State Park Dogs are welcome at Clinton State Park. This pet-friendly park can be found on the on the northern shore of Clinton Lake, a popular destination for anglers and recreational boat users. For dogs and their owners who are looking to explore the local area, there's a five mile cross country ski trail and a one mile self-guided nature trail. Fido can join you in the park on a leash under ten-feet in length, as long as you pick up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Leawoof Dog Park Leawoof Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Leawood, Kansas. This large and pristine park offers local pups the chance to get some exercise and socialize with others. The large fenced-in area has a nice shaded bench area for humans to sit at while they keep an eye on their dogs. There's even some agility equipment and a walking path to the seating area. The park is open every day of the week from Sunrise to Sunset, except Thursday from 6am to 10am when it is closed for maintenance. See Details
TA Beto Junction Has a Country Pride, Wendy's and a Travel Store. This location has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Tuttle Creek State Park Tuttle Creek State Park is split into four sections, River Pond, Cedar Ridge, Fancy Creek, and Randolph . They are all pet-friendly and welcome dogs to join their owners to explore the 1,200-acres of land they encompass. There are a number of nature trails that are ideal for when it's time to go walkies, along with some scenic picnic areas that will take your breath away, but hopefully won't make you lose your appetite. You can bring Fido to all sections of the park if they are on a leash under ten feet. Owners are reminded that keeping the park clean is their duty too, so all mess should be picked up after their pups. See Details
Petro Salina Has a Country Pride, Wendy's and a Travel Store. This location has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Aero Plains Brewing Dogs are welcome at Aero Plains Brewing. This dog friendly brewery is home to a whole host of beers on tap and a range of canned beers you can take home with you. While you sip on your craft beer, Fido can lap up a bowl of water and chow down on a complimentary treat. If you're feeling peckish too, you'll find local food trucks on certain nights of the week and a limited menu of bar snacks available all day. Aero Plains Brewing is open Monday to Tuesday from 3pm to 9pm, Wednesday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday from 12pm to 12am, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Petro Colby Has a Qdoba Mexican Grill, Starbucks, Quizon's and a Travel Store. This location has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
World's Largest Ball of Twine Measuring over 10 feet tall and tipping the scales at close to 20,000 lbs, the World's Largest Ball of Twine has more than earned its claim to fame. Visitors can add to the monstrosity if the bring their own twine. Leashed dogs are welcome. Open 24 hours a day. See Details
Perry State Park Perry State Park is one of Kansas' hidden gems. This pet-friendly park boasts 25-miles of trails of varied trails that lead through upland forest around the 11,000 acres of Perry Reservoir. Due to the 1,000 acres of marshes around the lake, the wildlife is abundant and interesting. Fido is allowed to join you on a leash under ten feet on the wooded trails around the lake, but owners are reminded to keep the waterways clean by picking up after their pups. See Details
Milford State Park Milford State Park is pet-friendly. Located on the shore of the largest lake in Kansas, this state park is hugely popular among anglers and recreational boaters. There are a number of trails in the area that take in the natural and diverse beauty that Kansas has to offer, including meadows, woods, and stunning views of the vast lake itself. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the trails and around the park, as long as they are on a leash under ten feet and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Kaw River State Park Kaw River State Park is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and the best part, it's dog-friendly. You and your pooch can explore the steep slopes covered in oak-hickory forest together on the many miles of trails. The park is adjacent to the Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, so there's plenty of water-based activities to get involved in as well, including fishing and kayaking. Dogs are welcome to join you, as long as they are on a leash under ten feet in length and you clean up any mess they make after them. See Details
Happy Basset Brewing Co Happy Basset Brewing Co is dog-friendly. Their motto is to brew beer for dog's best friend, which is us, Fido! The beer menu available includes a selection of beers you may not find elsewhere, like porter, coffee blonde, chili porter, maple bacon brown breakfast beer, and more. Make sure you keep an eye out for their beer of the month. They are open Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 11am to 12am, and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
TA Oakley Has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, Country Pride, Subway, and a Travel Store. This location has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Cedar Bluff State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Cedar Bluff State Park. Divided into two areas along the shorelines of Cedar Bluff Reservoir, this park is home to lots of primitive campsites and trails all over the 350-acres of land on one side and 500-acres on the other. For less experienced hikers, the Agave Ridge Loop is a popular paved trail for Fido to stretch their legs on. There are lots of other amenities around the lake. You are welcome to bring your dog with you to the park, but owners are reminded to keep pets on a leash under ten-feet in length and to clean up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Sand Hills State Park Sand Hills State Park is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners to explore the 14 miles of trails in the park, some of which weave between sand dunes, through grasslands and trees, and around ponds. Although Fido is allowed to join you in the park, you must keep them on a leash under ten feet for the duration of their visit. Owners are also reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind by their pup. See Details
Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard is a dog-friendly winery just off K-10, about 10 minutes east of Lawrence. They welcome friendly, leashed dogs in the tasting room and outside, too. Join them for a wine tasting or a nice glass of wine made with grapes grown in the attached vineyard. Dog treats and clean up bags are available at the bar. The winery is open Thursday through Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Mushroom Rock State Park Dogs are welcome at Mushroom Rock, the smallest state park in Kansas. The rock formations, that have the appearance of giant mushrooms, were once a meeting point for Native Americans. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the huge rock formations, as long as you clean up any mess they make after them and you keep your pooch on a leash under ten feet for the duration of their visit. See Details
El Dorado State Park El Dorado State Park, the largest state park in all of Kansas, is pet-friendly. Just like the frontier of yesteryear, this park is vast and open. The 2,000 acres of parkland is surrounded by 4,000 acres of wildlife area, all around an 8,000-acre lake. There are a number of trails that weave around the prairies and woodlands in the park, ideal for dogs and their owners to explore. Fido might meet a new furry friend along the way as well, including white-tailed deer, songbirds, game birds, and waterfowl. You may want to pause for a break along the way at one of the picturesque picnic areas located along the shoreline of the lake. El Dorado State Park is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Elk City State Park Dogs are welcome at Elk City State Park. This 857-acre park is diverse, full of dense oak and hickory woodlands, rolling meadows of big bluestem, and Indian grass. The main attraction of the park for dogs and their owners are the numerous trails, including Eagle Rock Mountain Bike Trail, the Post-Oak and Green Thumb Nature Trails, the Table Mound Hiking Trail, and the Squaw Creek Hiking Trail. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the park, as long as they are on a leash under ten feet and mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Crawford State Park Crawford State Park is pet-friendly. Located on the edge of the Ozarks, this spot is perfect for dogs and their owners who are looking to seek out stunning scenery and explore the varied wildlife in the area. This 500-acre park is home to a number of different trails that vary in length and difficulty, including the half-mile, Spiderleg Bridge Trail, the seven-mile, Drywood Creek Mountain Bike Trail, and the very short, CCC Memorial. You can choose whichever one best suits your needs. Crawford State Park is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Friday to Saturday from 8:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm. See Details