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 OZ Museum
OZ Museum The OZ Museum in Wamego, KS, is dog-friendly and houses an impressive collection of all things "OZ." There are over 2,000 artifacts, some dating back to 1900, and several exhibits. Your Toto is more than welcome to join you while you browse. See Details
Pet Friendly Happy Basset Brewing Co
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
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
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
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
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
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
Rowe Ridge Vineyard & Winery Rowe Ridge Vineyard & Winery is a small family owned and dog friendly, vineyard and winery located on 10 acres in Kansas City, KS. They are located just north of the Kansas Speedway and the Legends shopping center. They grow nine varieties of hybrid and American native grapes. Visitors are welcome to taste Rowe Ridge wines, stroll through the vineyard and fish in the vineyard pond. Leashed dogs are welcome outside on the covered patio and deck areas. 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
Dorothy’s House & Land of Oz Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Dorothy’s House & Land of Oz in Liberal, KS. Decked out in her gingham dress and ruby slippers, Dorothy herself will give you and Fido a dog-friendly tour of the replica Gale farmhouse. Explore unique memorabilia from the movie before traveling somewhere over the rainbow to the Land of Oz, an animated exhibition where you can meet the Munchkins, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion, and the Wizard himself. Fido may not get to greet Toto, but he is welcome to tour the attraction with you as long as you can carry him. Admission and tours of operation vary by season. 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
Starlite Drive-In Starlite Drive-In is a dog-friendly outdoor cinema in Wichita, KS. Leashed dogs are allowed provided that they are not disruptive. There is a potty area and pickup station to the north of the concession stand. There are two screens and the season runs from March through October. Double and triple features are offered on the weekends. See Details
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum is a dog-friendly attraction in Atchison, KS. Bring your dog along to hear about Amelia and her adventures in the sky. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor areas and tours are available by reservation. 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
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
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
TA Oakley Has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, Sonic, IHOP, 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
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
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
Eisenhower State Park Dogs are welcome at Eisenhower State Park, where visitors will discover 1,785 acres made up of grass prairie land and 440 acres of woodland. The centerpiece of the park is the 6,930 acre, Melvern Lake, ideal for anglers and recreational boat users. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed on any of the swim beaches in the area. For dogs who need to stretch their legs, there are a number of trails in the park as well, including a five star bike trail and a two mile archery trail. Fido might make some new furry friends along the way: white-tailed deer, eastern wild turkey, bobwhite quail, squirrels, furbearers, and waterfowl all call this area their home. Pet owners are reminded to keep their pooch on a leash for the duration of their visit and to pick up any mess after them. See Details
Manhattan Brewing Company Manhattan Brewing Company in Manhattan, KS, is dog friendly! Dogs are allowed to join their owners while they sample in-house made craft brews. See Details
Wilson State Park You can bring Fido to Wilson State Park, located in the heart of the Smoky Hills. Many visitors think that this park is the prettiest in all of Kansas, featuring stunning shoreline, scenic cliffs, and rocky outcrops. Dogs and their owners can explore the park on one of the many trails that weaves around the varied topography that this part of the world has to offer. Pets must be kept on a leash under ten feet for the duration of their visit and owners are asked to clean up after them to preserve the natural beauty of the park. See Details
Prairie Dog State Park Dogs are allowed at Prairie Dog State Park. There's a 1.5 mile pet-friendly nature trail that offers visitors great views of the lake and the prairie dogs can be seen at the Prairie Dog trail head. The first 1000 feet of the nature trail starting at the Prairie Dog trail head is concrete. To preserve the wildlife in the area, dog owners must keep their pets on a leash and clean up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Sandhills Brewing Sandhills Brewing is pet-friendly. This small microbrewery and tasting room focuses on oak-fermented specialty ales and mixed-fermentation sours. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on the outdoor patio. Sandhills Brewing is open Wednesday through Friday from 3pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details