Other Dog Activities in Nevada

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

Pet Friendly Seven Magic Mountains
Seven Magic Mountains Seven Magic Mountains is a dog-friendly art exhibit set in the desert of Las Vegas, Nevada. The artwork is comprised of seven, thirty to thirty-five-foot high, dayglow totems made of painted, locally sourced boulders. Dogs are welcome at Seven Magic Mountains as long as they are cleaned up after and leashed. See Details
Pet Friendly Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
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
Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park is dog-friendly. They welcome pets on leashes under six feet to join their owners at this historic destination. You and Fido can wander around these huge old charcoal hut-like buildings and enjoy the numerous trails that are in the area too. The fee for entry into this park is $5 and the park is always open. See Details
Goldwell Open Air Museum Goldwell Open Air Museum is a dog-friendly art exhibit. Located near the ghost town of Rhyolite, this 15-acre outdoor sculpture park contains art by artists all over the world. Feel free to wander with Fido around the exhibits that include a bunch of ghouls cycling and a giant pink brick lady. The park is open all day, every day of the week. See Details
International Car Forest of The Last Church The International Car Forest of The Last Church is a one of a kind pet-friendly destination. You've heard of forests and you know what a car is, so imagine a forest full of beautiful, blooming smashed up old cars planted face down in the ground in a weird way. Well, that's what you get at this International Car Forest. Your pooch can join you wherever you like on the grounds to check out this bizarre spectacle. This park is open all day, every day of the week. See Details
Town Square Town Square is a dog-friendly open air mall in Las Vegas, NV. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the 93 acre property. You'll find an impressive collection of stores that sell apparel, jewelry, specialty foods, electronics, music, shoes, home furnishings, health and beauty products, and more. There are several restaurants as well. When you need a break from all the shopping, head to Town Square Park and rest on the lawn near the fountain. See Details
Rhyolite Ghost Town Dogs are welcome at the less-spooky-than-it-sounds Rhyolite Ghost Town. Located 35 miles from the Furnace Creek Visitor Center on the way to Beatty, Nevada, there is a paved road that leads you through this deserted town that has stood empty for around one-hundred years. Once an affluent mining area, when things started drying up, the townsfolk picked up their things and headed elsewhere. You and Fido are welcome to wander around the old bank building and bottle house that eerily stand as they did all those years ago. The park is open every day of the week, 24 hours a day. See Details
Pinon Bottle Co Pinon Bottle Co is pet-friendly. Reno's self-proclaimed beer library is a bottle shop and beer bar with 36 taps and hundreds of bottles and cans for sale. They'll fill your crowler and serve up a delicious flight, too. Pinon Bottle Co is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 10pm and Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 12am. See Details
Lake Las Vegas Water Sports Lake Las Vegas Water Sports is dog-friendly. They welcome dogs on both their kayaks and on their standup paddle boards (SUP). The fee for rentals is $69 per Month or $199 for the Season. This price includes unlimited paddleboard and kayak rentals for the time period. Dogs SUP for free. Lake Las Vegas Water Sports is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 7pm and Saturday to Sunday from 9am to 7pm. See Details
Spring Mountain Ranch Spring Mountain Ranch is dog-friendly. Located adjacent to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, there are lots of hiking trails throughout the park to explore. Along the way, you can stop in a tree-shaded picnic area and use the provided grills to heat up a sausage for Fido. The entrance fee is $10. Dogs are welcome to join their owners, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. The opening times of this area vary depending on the time of year. The park is open in June, July or August from 8am to 8pm; September from 8am to 7pm; October from 8am to 6pm; November, December, January and February from 8:00am to 4:30pm; March and April from 8:00am to 6:00pm; and May from 8:00am to 7:00pm. See Details
Cathedral Gorge Cathedral Gorge is dog-friendly. This popular rocky park is located in a long, narrow valley, which can be explored on the many trails. The trails weave in and out of the cave-like formations and cathedral-like spires, formed over tens of millions of years. It's an ideal spot to bring Fido and check out what makes Nevada such a paradise for folk who love the outdoors. Dogs are welcome throughout the park on a leash under six feet, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them to preserve the park's cleanliness. The fee for entry into the park is $5 and it's open all day, every day. See Details
Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Leashed dogs are allowed everywhere except buildings. Mammoths, lions, and camels once roamed along wetlands just north of what is now known as Las Vegas, Nevada. Their history is preserved at Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument and is ready to be discovered. The national monument is 22,650 acres and stretches along US Highway 95 north of Aliante to Creech Air Force Base. Because it’s a new park, there is no visitor center, facilities or parking areas. Right now to access the park, people can park on nearby public roads in the cities of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, and they can enter the monument on foot. 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
Big Bend of the Colorado Dogs are welcome at Big Bend, one of Nevada's newest state parks. Situated on the shores of the Colorado River below Laughlin, Nevada's southern tip, the park offers dramatic views of the river and surrounding mountains. Popular activities are picnicking, boating, fishing and swimming. The park also offers camping, hiking and group facilities. The town of Laughlin is also relatively new, and it offers many amenities including casinos, golf courses and an outlet mall. The park is within the Laughlin town limits, one mile south of Casino Drive on South Needles Highway. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the park, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. The fee for entry into the park is $10 and the hours vary depending on the season. To find out more information, contact them directly on the phone number provided. 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
Paddle to the Core Paddle to the Core offers pet-friendly kayak and SUP rentals in Henderson, NV. Discover the natural side of Las Vegas with your best friend by your side. Contact them directly and they'll drop your rental around the Las Vegas area, too. If you have one, make sure you bring your life vest along. They also offer paddle pup training, and can assist with dog transportation in some situations. See Details
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park in Austin, Nevada. The main attraction of this popular park is the 1890s town, Berlin, preserved in a state of arrested decay. This Nevada ghost town is, in parts, as it was well over a century ago. The trails around the town tell the story of Berlin and the mine that once brought prosperity to the inhabitants. The site is also home to the remains of plenty of Ichthyosaurs, a marine reptile. The entry fee for entry into the park is $5. Dogs must be leashed and all mess cleaned up after them. See Details
Wild Horse State Recreation Area Wild Horse State Recreation Area is pet-friendly. This remote area is popular among dogs and their owners who are looking to get away from it all. Anglers will enjoy the park’s reservoir, full of rainbow and German brown trout, small mouth bass, yellow perch and catfish. For landlubbers, the wildlife includes pronghorn, mule deer and elk. The fee for entry into the park is $5. Dogs must be kept on a leash under six feet during their visit and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Fort Churchill Fort Churchill is dog-friendly. This historic building was once an active U.S. Army fort. Built in 1861 to provide protection for early settlers, it was abandoned nine years later. Today the ruins are preserved in a state of arrested decay. The Pony Express and the Overland Telegraph once passed through this area. Nearby is Buckland Station, a Pony Express stop, supply center, and former hotel built in 1870. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The park is open all day, every day. The fee for entry into the park is $5. See Details
Cave Lake State Park Dogs are welcome at Cave Lake State Park, a year-round park that offers outstanding recreational opportunities. The 32-acre reservoir provides excellent trout fishing, boating, and swimming. On the shoreline, you can enjoy hiking, camping and picnicking. The 4,500-acre park is at an elevation of 7,300 feet in the Schell Creek Range adjacent to the Humboldt National Forest, so there's plenty of woodland to explore with your pooch. If you plan on bringing your pooch, they must be on a leash under six feet and all mess should be cleaned up after them. The fee for entry into the park is $5. See Details
10 Torr Distilling and Brewing 10 Torr Distilling and Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Reno, NV. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio. The taproom offers vacuum distilled spirits, craft beers, and canned cocktails. Food truck visits are announced on social media. See Details
Kershaw - Ryan State Park Dogs are welcome at Kershaw-Ryan State Park in Nevada. Situated in a colorful, scenic canyon at the northern end of Rainbow Canyon, the steep canyon walls tower to 700 feet and overlook a long, narrow valley. Early settlers in the area cultivated a garden of grape vines, fruit trees and a grass lawn surrounding a spring-fed pond. You and Fido can explore this unusual park together on the Overlook Trail. Locals suggest postponing hikes until the early evening, or getting up early to hike during the hotter months. Kershaw-Ryan State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. The fee is $5 for entry into the park. See Details
The Eddy The Eddy is a dog-friendly collaborative community space in Reno, NV. The space hosts local art, yard games, live music performances, fitness classes, and more. Enjoy the outdoors while having a craft beer or glass of wine from one of the three bars. Dogs are always welcome, and the space is family friendly during the day. See Details