Other Dog Activities in South Carolina

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

Pet Friendly Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens The pet-friendly Magnolia Plantation & Gardens in Charleston, SC, has beautiful gardens you can explore with Fido. Please note that dogs are not permitted on the tours or the tram. In addition to the garden, there are many dog-friendly nature trails on the property. See Details
Pet Friendly Park Plaza Cinema Hilton Head Island
Park Plaza Cinema Hilton Head Island Park Plaza Cinema is a dog-friendly movie theater in Hilton Head, SC. Well-behaved pups under 20 lbs are welcome to join their humans for a film on the big screen. Pets must remain in a carrier or on a leash and may either sit in your lap or on the floor, but not on furniture. See Details
Charles Towne Landing The Charles Towne Landing is a dog-friendly, state historical site in Charleston, SC, where you and your family can learn about the oldest South Carolina Colony. Well-mannered pets are welcomed on a 6-foot leash. Please note that dogs are not permitted in the Animal Forest or the museum. See Details
Craft Axe Throwing Dogs are welcome at Craft Axe Throwing in Greenville, SC. At this pet-friendly place, Fido can watch from the sidelines as you fling sharp objects at targets across the room. Just like darts, the closer you get to the bullseye in this game, the more points you score. There's a bar on the premises, so you can enjoy some drinks as well. They offer casual and competitive throwing competitions for all levels of player. See Details
Old Santee Canal Park During daylight hours, dogs are welcome at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner, SC. Opened in 1989, the pet-friendly 195-acre park commemorates the area's rich history and habitat. Among its attractions are the Stony Landing House, built in 1843, and four miles of boardwalks that meander through the quiet backwaters of Biggin Creek and its surrounding swamp. Beyond its historical offerings, the park has become a popular destination for bird watchers, hikers, paddlers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Dogs are not allowed at events. See Details
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park is a dog-friendly scenic spot for a leisurely walk, afternoon picnic or quiet reflection in Beaufort, SC. With plenty of green space, playground equipment, outdoor dining and shoreline walkways, there is something for everyone at this downtown destination. Leashed pups are welcome as long as owners pick up after them. See Details
Outside Hilton Head Outside Hilton Head is a dog-friendly outfitter in Hilton Head Island, SC. Fido is welcome to join you on a rented kayak and you can explore on your own or join a tour. Guided boat tours like the Ultimate Lowcountry Day, Private Beachcombing Cruise, and Private Dolphin Eco Tour are also favorite activities that Fido can enjoy with you. See Details
River Rat Brewery River Rat Brewery is a dog-friendly craft brewery in Columbia, SC. Stop by and relax outside on the deck as beautiful weather brings a great green space for you, your friends and Fido. Dogs are not allowed on the rooftop deck. See Details
Lincoln & South Brewing Company Fido is welcome to accompany you to a table on the dog-friendly patio at Lincoln & South Brewing Company in Hilton Head Island, SC. Founded in 2020, this brewery was established with a vision to bring the authentic flavor and style of Vermont craft beer - a state known as the Napa Valley of beer - to the heart of Hilton Head Island. Stop in for a glass of Hearts and Arrows IPA, Beach City Pilsner, of Spice of Life Fruited Sour. See Details
Deep Water Vineyard Deep Water Vineyard is a dog-friendly establishment in Wadmalaw Island, SC. Dogs are welcome to join you at the spacious outside seating area but must remain leashed to protect resident pets on the property. Sample exquisite wines while relaxing in a picturesque countryside setting. Deep Water Vineyard offer fruit, crackers and cheese & meat trays on weekdays, and visitors can also pack their own picnic. Local food trucks are in attendance on Saturdays. See Details
Wag-n-Splash Wag-n-Splash is a private pet-friendly indoor pool for dogs in Charleston, SC. Bring your pup by for a fun, energy-draining swim in their 9,000-gallon heated saltwater pool. All swims are private and by appointment only. See Details
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park Leashed dogs are welcome to visit Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, located under the grand entryway to the town of Mount Pleasant, SC. The pet-friendly recreation area features ample lawn space for picnics, as well as stunning views of Charleston Harbor. Dogs are not allowed on the Park's pier. See Details
Frampton Plantation House Conveniently located off I-95 in Yemassee, SC, the pet-friendly Lowcountry Visitors Center and Museum at Frampton Plantation House is a historical destination, as well as a good spot for Fido to stretch his legs. The property dates back to the 1700s, when it was part of a King's Grant to the Frampton family. The plantation house dates back to 1868, when it was rebuilt after being burned by General Sherman’s troops. It now houses the Lowcountry Visitors Center, Museum and Gift Shop. Dogs are welcome anywhere on the four acre property, and well-behaved dogs are allowed inside the house. See Details
Craft Axe Throwing Experience the thrill of axe throwing in Columbia, SC at Craft Axe Throwing! This pet-friendly attraction boasts 17 targeted lanes with ample space, so you can enjoy an exciting night of hatchet and tomahawk throwing with your canine friend. Leashed and well-behaved pups are welcome. See Details
White Point Garden Leashed dogs are welcome at pet-friendly White Point Garden in Charleston, SC. Explore this beautiful waterfront park which has pretty pathways guiding visitors to several military statues. View the USS Hobson Memorial, Confederate Defenders of Charleston, William Moultrie Monument, and the 54th Massachussetts Infantry Memorial. See Details
Ashley River Park Ashley River Park stretches 85 acres along Ashley River in Summerville, SC. This dog-friendly park features a kayak launch, picnic shelters, a ropes course, a dog park, a climbing wall and more. Fido is welcome to walk the trails with you, but pets must remain on a leash. See Details
Colonial Lake Park Dog-friendly Colonial Lake Park is a historic neighborhood park in the peninsula of Charleston, SC. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you along the paved pathway which surrounds Colonial Lake, and there are plenty of benches and open grassy areas as well. See Details
Coastal Expeditions Coastal Expeditions is a canoe and kayak rental company in Charleston, SC. While their guided tours aren't dog friendly, you can rent a kayak and take Fido out on your own to explore. Life jackets will not be provided for your pet, but it is strongly recommended to have one. See Details
City Scape Winery Swirl, sniff, and sip alongside Fido at City Scape Winery in Pelzer, SC. City Scape is a small, pet-friendly craft winery focused on producing high-quality batches of local, innovative wines. Leashed dogs are welcome to lounge on the Winery's outside patio, as long as they are well-behaved. Don't forget to say hi to City Scape's mascot, a pig named Pinot! See Details
Snafu Brewing Company Snafu Brewing Company in North Charleston, SC, is dog friendly. All their beers are made in-house, so you know you're getting some fresh and delicious brews when you visit. Dogs are welcome throughout the building and outside on a leash, as long as they are under control and all mess is cleaned up. Give their Snafu Tang a try, a sour ale brewed with oranges. See Details