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 Magnolia Plantation & Gardens in Charleston, SC, has beautiful gardens you can explore with Fido, but 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 R.J. Rockers Brewing Company
R.J. Rockers Brewing Company Located in Downtown Spartanburg, R.J. Rockers Brewing Company is dog-friendly! While dogs are not allowed in The Silo, they are allowed both inside and outside of R.J.'s Taproom. Dogs must be on a leash during their visit. R.J. Rockers boasts a selection of handcrafted beers, as well as live music and special events, dogs on staff, and a water dish for thirsty canines. The Taproom is open Tuesday through Friday from 3pm to 10pm and Saturday from 11am to 10pm. 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
Craft Axe Throwing Dogs are welcome at Craft Axe Throwing. Yes, you heard us correctly, 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 get inebriated while flinging axes near your pooch as well. They offer casual and competitive throwing competitions for all levels of player. Novices, and Fido, will be pleased to know that each new thrower will get shown the ropes by a qualified trainer. There's even an axe throwing league. Craft Axe Throwing is open Wednesday to Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 2pm to 8pm. See Details
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park is a scenic spot for a leisurely walk, afternoon picnic, or quiet reflection. With plenty of green space, playground equipment, outdoor dining, and shoreline walkways, there is something for everyone at this downtown destination. Leashed dogs are welcome as long as owners pick up after them. 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
Charles Towne Landing The Charles Towne Landing is a dog-friendly, state historic 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 not that dogs are not permitted in the Animal Forest or the museum. See Details
Old Santee Canal Park Dogs are welcome at Old Santee Canal Park during daylight hours. Opened in 1989, the 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. The park's centerpiece is its Interpretive Center that chronicles the area's history as far back as 4000 B.C., including the 1863 construction of the Little David, a semisubmersible Confederate torpedo boat used in the Civil War. 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
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
Wag-n-Splash We are Charleston's only indoor pool for dogs. The 9,000 gallon pool is heated and has a saltwater system. All swims are private and by appointment only. Bring your water loving dog in for a fun, energy draining swim before you explore the city. See Details
Low Tide Brewing Low Tide Brewing in Johns Island, SC, welcome well-behaved, leashed dogs on the patio area. This production brewery and taproom offer beers "crafted to perfection". Sip a glass of Mechanical Shark IPA, Sweet Caroline Kolsch or Purple Quencher Hard Seltzer during your next visit with Fido. Low Tide Brewing invite great local food trucks to satisfy hungry patrons at weekends, and also host trivia nights, friendly corn hole tournaments and bingo. See Details
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park Located under the grand entryway to the town, Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park welcomes leashed dogs. The Park features ample lawn space for picnics, as well as stunning views of Charleston Harbor. Dogs are not allowed on the Park's pier. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park is open daily from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Frampton House Visitors Center & Museum Conveniently located off I-95, the 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
Legacy Park Leashed dogs are welcome at this Greenville park off of Verdae Boulevard. Legacy Park offers 20 acres of green space with paved trails and water features. The park has ample parking, picnic tables, and a playground for children. Remember to always clean up after your dog. See Details
Astro Air Dogs Dock Diving Tank Astro Kennels is the first facility in the state to offer a permanent regulation-size dock diving tank. We offer group dock diving classes, private classes, competitions, public tank rental, and club rental. Give us a call for more information at (864) 297-9636. See Details
Twisted Cypress Brewing Company Branding itself as "a microbrewery with macro-passion," Twisted Cypress Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are allowed to join their human companions inside for a craft beer, as long as they stay out of the brewing area. Dogs are welcome off-leash, at their owner's discretion, in Twisted Cypress' fenced-in backyard. Humans must clean up after their canine companions. Twisted Cypress Brewing Company is open Wednesday and Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday from 4pm to Midnight, Saturday from 12pm to Midnight, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
City Scape Winery Swirl, sniff, and sip alongside Fido at City Scape Winery in Pelzer, SC. City Scape is a "small 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 around pigs — City Scape's mascot is a pig named Pinot! See Details
Snafu Brewing Company Snafu Brewing Company is dog-friendly. All of 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. Snafu is open Tuesday from 3pm to 7pm, Wednesday through Friday from 3pm to 10pm, and Saturday from 2pm to 10pm. See Details
Hazelwood Brewing Company Located in downtown Lexington, Hazelwood Brewing Company is a pet-friendly brewery that offers indoor and outdoor seating. They feature up to 10 seasonal, farm-inspired beers on tap and have wine and snacks available daily. On the weekends you may find food trucks are onsite for easy lunch and dinner options, or order take out from a local eatery. When the weather is chillier, gather around the stylish fire pits to warm up with your pup. See Details
Petro Florence This gas station has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, Iron Skillet, O'Deli's and a Travel Store. This location also 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
Oak Road Brewery Oak Road Brewery is Summerville South Carolina's first brewery, specializing in German and American lagers. Dogs are welcome to join their owners, and might even be rewarded for showing up with a nice treat from behind the bar. With 11 taps of beer and soda, they aim to make sure there is something for everyone. Oak Road Brewery is open Tuesday from 4pm to 9pm, Wednesday through Friday from 3pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 9pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company Fido is likely to meet new pals at dog-friendly Swamp Cabbage Brewery, a popular microbrewery in Columbia, SC. Dogs are welcome to accompany you inside the taproom or at a table on the outside patio, and dog bowls are available for thirsty pets. Sip a refreshing glass of Chocolate Brown, Merry Cinnamas or Oxbow Amber when you stop by for an afternoon pint. See Details
Charleston Tea Plantation Charleston Tea Plantation is a working tea-growing plantation in Charleston, SC, on historic Wadmalaw Island. Dogs are welcome on the 127-acre grounds, but only service dogs are permitted in the shop and on trolley tours. See Details
Daylily and Hosta Gardens Daylily and Hosta Gardens grows over 1100 different varieties of daylilies and hostas. Peak daylily bloom is mid June. Located at 2396 Roper Mountain Road between Hwy 14 and Batesville Road in Greenville, SC. Open on weekends April, May, June - Fridays 12-6, Saturdays 9-4 and Sundays 12-6. Benefit for Greenville Humane Society in mid June of each year. Pet friendly garden - dogs on leashes welcome. Pupperoni treats for all dogs. Dogs love it at our garden and we love having them visit! See Details