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 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 nature trails on the property. See Details
Pet Friendly Charleston Tea Plantation
Charleston Tea Plantation Charleston Tea Plantation is a working tea-growing plantation 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
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
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
Fireforge Crafted Beer Specializing in exotic and opulent beers, Fireforge Crafted Beer is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners in their outdoor Biergarten (unfortunately they are not permitted inside the taproom due to the fact that food is served). Fireforge Crafted Beer is open Monday from 4pm to 9pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, Friday from 2pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. 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
Birds Fly South Ale Project Creating craft beer with a throwback approach, Birds Fly South Ale Project is a unique spot to enjoy live music and a drink alongside your canine companion. Located in an urban farmhouse, Birds Fly South Ale Project hosts two unique bars, an outdoor patio, a large lawn space, and a Biergarten. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are allowed both inside and outside of the tasting room. Tap, canned, and bottled beverages are all on the menu, and Birds Fly South often hosts food trucks and activities. Birds Fly South Ale Project is open Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 9pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Charleston Rickshaw Company The Rickshaw Company will pick you and Fido up anywhere in the city and drop you off at the front door of your destination. See Details
Liability Brewing Company Liability Brewing Company, located in Greenville, SC, is a casual brewery that serves up a variety of delicious beers. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. No food is served here, but you are welcome to order from neighboring restaurants. See Details
Mice On Main Bring Fido along on a mouse hunt on Main Street! Based on the popular children's book Goodnight Moon, a bronzed sculpture of the book and one mouse are mounted on the fountain in front of the Hyatt Regency hotel and the other eight mice are installed along a five-block stretch of Main Street between the Hyatt and the Westin Poinsett hotels. Searching for Greenville's bronzed mice is a great way to get your exercise while walking the dog, learn about Greenville, see the art, and even listen to music if you're downtown at the right time. To find the mice, you'll need to pick up a free set of clues (available at Mast General Store) if you plan to find them all. See Details
Coastal Expeditions Kayak Tours Coastal Expedition Charleston Kayaking Tours have four locations. The guided tours aren't dog friendly, but you can rent a kayak and take your pooch on your own. Life jackets will not be provided for your pet, but it is STRONGLY recommended to have one. They cost between $15 to $30 and can be purchased at Petsmart or Petco. Call for reservations. 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
Firefly Distillery Firefly Distillery is a dog-friendly distillery in North Charleston, SC, where Fido is welcome to join you anywhere outside. Its spirit line features 25+ spirits featuring flavored vodkas, moonshine, rum, bourbon and whiskey. Chairs and blankets are welcome as well as family-friendly lawn games such as frisbees, footballs, and cornhole. Tents, coolers, and outside food and beverages are prohibited. You can find food trucks on site on Saturdays from 12pm until 4pm - be sure to check their website for current schedule. 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
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
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
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
Lake Keowee Boat Rentals Offering high-quality boats and jet skis, Lake Keowee Boat Rentals is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on its boats. Overnight docking and accessories such as tubes, wakeboards, and waterskis are also available. Bookings can be made online. Dog owners should check out the availability calendar and pricing breakdown on Lake Keowee Boat Rentals' website. Lake Keowee Boat Rentals is open daily from 9am to 6pm. 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
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
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
Freehouse Brewery Freehouse Brewery is the only organic brewery in Charleston, SC. Located right on the Ashley River, Freehouse has a large dog-friendly outdoor beer garden that is perfect for your family and furry friends! Freehouse is an expression of beer as they wish it to be: Seasonal. Drinkable. Local. Organic.

From traditional Lagers and hop forward IPAs, to sours brewed with a house cultivated yeast strain and barrel aged beers, Freehouse beer represents the best of our imagination, and what can be produced organically and sustainably.
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Carolina Heritage Outfitters Carolina Heritage Outfitters offers pet-friendly, self-guided canoe trips on the Edisto River. Dogs are welcome on the 10-mile day trips. Carolina Heritage Outfitters provides the canoe, paddles, personal flotation device, safety orientation, secure parking, and transportation to the launch site. Canine personal flotation devices are not provided. Call ahead to ensure canoe availability and reserve canoes. See Details
Palmetto Outdoors Palmetto Outdoors is pet-friendly. They offer tubing rentals for dogs and their owners on the Congaree River in Columbia, SC. The tubing trips take around 3 to 3.5 hours and cover 2 miles, which can vary depending on the water levels and weather. Dogs are only allowed on the Deluxe Tubing Package. They also offer kayaks and other rentals. The fee for tubing is $25 for a dog or a human. Palmetto is open Sunday through Friday from 12pm to 7pm and Saturday from 10am to 7pm. See Details