Other Dog Activities in Tennessee

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

Pet Friendly Parrot Mountain and Garden of Eden
Parrot Mountain and Garden of Eden Leashed dogs are welcome inside Parrot Mountain and Garden of Eden, a dog-friendly tourist attraction in Pigeon Forge, located one mile from Dollywood. The gardens are home to hundreds of tropical birds living in traditional stone gardens. Visitors are invited to see the birds and even have the opportunity to pet them. See Details
Pet Friendly Sugarlands Distilling Company
Sugarlands Distilling Company Sugarlands Distilling Company in Gatlinburg, TN, is a dog-friendly industrial moonshine maker. This great spot offers indoor and outdoor tours, tastings, and even live music events for you and Fido to enjoy. As there's no food prepared on the premises, you can bring them inside and out to enjoy the festivities and the numerous spirits available, including moonshine, whiskey, and twists on classics like root beer. See Details
The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum Featuring more than 20,000 sets of salt and pepper shakers from around the world, The Salt and Pepper Museum in Gatlinburg, TN, is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they wander through the unique collection. The Museum has had dogs, cats, parrots, and iguanas visit in the past. Please call or check the website for current hours of operation. See Details
Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing Looking for the best dog-friendly tubing in Townsend, Tennessee? Smoky Mountain River Rat offers river tubing on the Beautiful Little River, and Outpost A is pet-friendly! Bring Fido and make sure no family member misses out on this river adventure. Dogs float for just $5. Dog owners are also encouraged to rent a tether if they want a separate tube for their pooch. Dogs over 60 lbs are discouraged due to tube popping. See Details
The Island in Pigeon Forge Dogs are welcome at The Island in Pigeon Forge. They are a pet-friendly property for leashed pups. However, it is up to the individual shops and restaurants as to whether dogs are allowed inside the businesses so be sure to check first before bringing Fido inside a business. See Details
Tennessee Shine Co Tennessee Shine Co is a dog-friendly moonshine and whiskey distillery in Sevierville, TN. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you in the shop, but please note that dogs are not allowed on the moonshine tour. Make sure to try their S'mores Whiskey, Blue Houdixi, and Small Batch Apple Pie Moonshine while you're visiting! See Details
Tennessee Cider Company Tennessee Cider Company is pet-friendly. Gatlinburg’s first true Cidery, located in the heart of downtown, the Old General Store stocks locally made Ciders and wet goods made by great local folks. This cidery is open every day of the week from 10am to 11pm. See Details
Ijams Nature Center Ijams is a 315-acre pet-friendly nature center where dogs and their owners can enjoy nature hikes and learn about the animals and plants that surround us. Located in Knoxville, TN, this urban green space features more than 12 miles of natural surface trails for you and Fido to enjoy. You can find your way around the beautiful woodlands, meadows, ponds and more by picking up one of the maps from the visitor center when you arrive. See Details
House Mountain State Natural Area Dogs are welcome at the House Mountain State Natural Area. Designated in 1987, the park consists of 525 acres of land. The area is known for huge sandstone boulders and views from the twin peaks of House Mountain itself. You and Fido can enjoy the wildlife in the area. On a clear day, you may be able to see the Great Smoky Mountains and the upper Unaka Range. The park is open all day, every day. See Details
Old Tennessee Distilling Co. Old Tennessee Distilling Co. is a dog-friendly distillery in Kodak, TN. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at a table inside. They offer free tastings and $5 cocktails all day, every day. Fido will have the option of testing out some treats as well. See Details
Doggywood at Dollywood Although dogs are not allowed in the Dollywood amusement park in Pigeon Forge, visitors traveling to the Smoky Mountains with their dogs can leave Fido at Dollywood's very own kennel, Doggywood, for the day while they visit the park. The kennel even has a few individual cottages for dogs needing a little extra privacy. Due to space limitations, it is extremely important that you call in advance for reservations on the day you plan to visit the park. Dogs cannot be accommodated overnight. See Details
Cooter's Nashville Cooter's is a museum and shop honoring the popular television show, The Dukes of Hazard. Visitors to the Nashville area can tour this dog-friendly attraction run by Ben Jones, the actor who played Cooter. On display are Cooter’s Tow Truck, Daisy’s Jeep, Rosco’s Patrol Car, and the iconic General Lee. Fido is welcome to tour the property, but dogs must remain on a leash. See Details
Cades Cove Cellars Located in Townsend within the beautiful Smoky Mountains, Cades Cove Cellars is a dog-friendly winery, tasting room and production facility where Fido can join you inside for some samples. Free tastings of their award-winning wines are offered daily. Special events are held throughout the year; check their website for a current schedule. See Details
1907 Brewing Company Located in a historic building among the overhead sidewalks is pet-friendly 1907 Brewing Company, the first brewery and taproom in Morristown, TN. On tap you will find Scottish Ales, Stouts, IPAs and more. 1907 Brewing Company does not have a kitchen but allows patrons to bring in outside food. See Details
Ole Smoky Moonshine Ole Smoky Moonshine in Gatlinburg, TN, is pet-friendly. The distinct smell of cooking and fermenting grains takes over your senses at this true moonshine experience. Here, you’ll see authentic-working moonshine stills and take in the entire process. The eager distillers like to visit with folks. They’ll be glad to answer your questions about the history and lore of moonshining in East Tennessee. After you see, smell and hear about the process, treat yourself to $5 samplings of our homegrown shine. See Details
Red Silo Brewing Company Red Silo Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery located in Cookeville, TN. They produce small batch beers and sodas. They have a rotating menu of 26 beers on tap with brews like Red Oak Roasters Coffee Cream Ale, You Mango Me Crazy, Peachy Keen - Summer Sour, Home Run Red, Honey Bear Blonde, P-Nit-Butta Porter, Weizen-Up Hefeweizen and more. You can check out which brews on currently on tap on their website. They do not serve food but sometimes have a food truck on site; check their website and social media for schedule. See Details
The Filling Station The Filling Station in Nashville, TN, is pet-friendly. This craft beer store and tasting room has tables that you and your pooch can relax at and enjoy some of the tasty tap treats. See Details
Ghost River Brewing Co. Ghost River Brewing Co. in Memphis, TN is pet-friendly. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the outdoor space of this popular Memphis Brewery. They offer 12 beers on tap, including seasonal rotations, and invite a number of local food trucks to feed their hungry patrons. Check their website for current event schedule. See Details
Orange Hat Brewing Co. The patio and indoor taproom at Orange Hat Brewing Co. are both dog friendly! Well-behaved dogs are welcome on a leash as long as they follow the 3-barks-and-your-out rule. During your visit, pick up a custom dog collar, leash or water bowl and stop by one of the two water bowl stations that can be found in the taproom. If you're hungry there's a daily food truck schedule or you can bring your own snacks to enjoy while you sip on a delicious craft brew or kombucha. See Details
Hix Farm Brewery Dog-friendly Hix Farm Brewery in Cookeville, TN, is a farm house style brewery that serves high quality craft beers using local ingredients. They have 24 taps behind the bar, which typically reside to 12 of their own indie beers and 12 beers from other breweries. Their taproom connects to an awesome outdoor area with picnic tables for the warm months and a fire pit for the cold ones. You’ll find lots of board games, a basket of dog toys, a dart board, and more. They do not serve food but sometimes have a food truck on site. Check their website or social media pages for schedule and current events. See Details
Ole Smoky Moonshine Barn The Ole Smoky Moonshine Barn is a dog friendly establishment located in The Island in Pigeon Forge, and features a distillery, tasting bar, and retail store. Staff will be glad to answer your questions about the history and lore of moonshining in East Tennessee. Moonshine made at the Barn is jarred, labeled and sold onsite. In addition, the Pigeon Forge venue has a dedicated outdoor stage featuring daily live bluegrass music. See Details
Tanger Outlets Sevierville Tanger Outlets Sevierville is pet-friendly. Dogs are allowed in outdoor common areas of this outlet mall. They are open every day of the week from 11am to 7pm. See Details
Point Park Point Park is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch to Lookout Mountain, where you can explore an elevated memorial park together. Featuring Civil War monuments, artillery & exhibits, plus sweeping vistas, this beautiful spot is a place to reflect and embrace the beautiful scenery of the region. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. There is a minimal fee to access the park. See Details
Oddstory Brewing Co. Oddstory Brewing Co. has been a downtown Chattanooga staple since 2016, when it first started serving the people in “Scenic City” their take on lagers, pale ales, stouts and more. The lively and popular brewery has now outgrown its original location and moved to a bigger space to accommodate more brews, people and pups, too. The hot spot has a huge beer garden with 10,000 square feet of outdoor space for Fido to explore on-leash and a bigger bar with even more beers on tap. See Details