Top Dog Friendly Activities in Arizona

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation in Arizona. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed, we can point you towards the nearest off-leash dog park, the most popular dog beach, a really great hiking trail, and lots of other places to play with Fido in Arizona.

Grand Canyon National Park

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Pets are permitted in Grand Canyon National Park. Pets must remain on a leash at all times. Pets are allowed on trails above the rim, Mather Campground, Desert View Campground, Trailer Village and throughout the developed areas. Pets are not permitted below the rim, in park lodging (hotel rooms), or on park buses. On the North Rim pets are not allowed other than the bridle path that connects the lodge with the North Kaibab Trail. A kennel is available at the South Rim only. It is open daily from 7:30am - 5pm. Call (928) 638-0534 for information. Reservations are suggested.

Slide Rock State Park

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Slide Rock State Park, located just outside of Sedona, Arizona, is a 43-acre park in Oak Creek Canyon. This site gets its name after the slippery rocks that form a slick natural water chute. Visitors have been coming to this park to swim and catch a tan for generations. Leashed dogs are welcome in the park, but are not permitted near the creek and swimming areas.

Thorpe Park Bark Park

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The Thorpe Park Bark Park is a large 1.5-acre off leash dog park with separate play areas for large and small dogs and agility equipment. The park also has benches and picnic tables. There's plenty of room for Fido and all of his friends to play.

PETsMART Dog Park at Washington Park

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PETsMART Dog Park at Washington Park is one of the most popular off leash dog parks in Phoenix. At over 2.5 acres, this park is fully fenced with separate entrances and areas for small and large dogs. Watering stations, benches, and mutt mitt dispensers are also on site. Dogs should be kept on leashes until they enter the play area, and owners must pick up after their pets. After heavy rainfall, the park may be closed to allow the turf to dry. Throughout the year, the park is also closed sometimes for flood irrigation. Call for information on wet condition and flood irrigation closure updates.

Quail Run Dog Park

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Quail Run Dog Park offers separately fenced areas for timid dogs and more active dogs along with benches and water fountains for humans and pups. The dog park is closed on Thursdays for maintenance.

Echo Mountain Off Leash Arena at Grovers Basin

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This lovely, fully-fenced off-leash dog park is packed with amenities, including separate areas for large and small dogs, shade trees, benches, and cool running water. Owners must pick up any pet waste immediately. Mutt mitt dog waste dispensers can be found in both the large and small dog areas. In the event of heavy rain, the park may be closed to allow the turf to dry. Call for wet condition closure updates.

Rillito River Park Trail

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The Rillito River Park, located in Tucson, Arizona, provides a serene setting for a city stroll with Fido. A paved tree-lined path and surrounding desert landscape make this area perfect for your daily constitutional with man's best friend. It's best to go early in the morning or at sunset to avoid the heat, but if you are out during the day, be sure to bring a dish so that Fido can get a drink at the water fountains located at each intersection along the trail.

Tempe Sports Complex Dog Park

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This is considered the best of Tempe's many off-leash dog parks, a popular spot is a large, fenced area with lovely grass, gravel, and picnic tables.

Rose Mofford Sports Complex

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This 2.5 acre, off leash dog park is a great place for your pet to make friends. The park is fully fenced and has separate areas for small and large dogs. Each area has benches, trees, water fountains, waste and waste bag dispensers. Includes water fountains, separate small dog area, waste bags, and shade trees. This park is also ADA accessible. After heavy rainfall, the park may be temporarily closed to allow time for the turf to properly dry. Please call for information on wet condition closures.

RJ Dog Park at Pecos Park

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Named for a police dog that died in the line of duty, RJ Dog Park is a fantastic place for your dog to play off leash. This fully fenced dog park offers a total of 2 grassy acres divided into separately fenced areas for small and large dogs. There are also shaded areas and water fountains in both areas of the park. The park is ADA accessible. Heavy rainfall may result in temporary closure of the park to allow time for the turf to properly dry. Please call to find out about wet condition closures.

Agua Caliente Park

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A very nice calm place on the Northeast Side of Tucson with flowing streams, large ponds, and many places to kick back and relax with your dog (on leash). A true oasis in the desert.

Christopher Columbus Dog Park

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Your pet will love to play off-leash at this Tucson dog park. This lighted park features a shaded area witha ramada, waste station, scrambling area, and a doggie water fountain.

Barkmaster Dog Park

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Barkmaster Dog Park at Bushmaster Park is 1.5 acres of fenced in property. The off-leash park includes a separate area for small dogs.

Paradise Valley Dog Park

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This park is located at 40th Street between Bell Road and Union Hills Drive. This dog park features: 2.4 acres of grass, two ramadas, tables and benches, drinking fountains, and two separate areas for large and small dogs with double gates.

James D. Kriegh Park Dog Park

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Pets may romp and play off-leash at this well-maintained Tuscon dog park. Located next to the Northeast parking lot. The parking lot is fully-fenced and features dog toys, drinking station, benches and covered ramadas. The dog park will be closed for maintenance on Thursdays between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Brandi Fenton Memorial Park

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Located in the east part of Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, easily accessible from Dodge Boulevard, this off-leash dog park features double-entry gates, divided small and large dog areas, water bowls, tables, rake and pail for scooping waste, plastic bag holder, shaded areas.

Catalina State Park

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With over 5,500 acres of foothills, canyons, and streams, Catalina State Park has plenty of hiking, biking, and birding trails for you to enjoy with your pup. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times.

Agua Caliente Hill Trail

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Agua Caliente Hill Trail #46 in Coronado State Park is 9.25 miles (round trip) of a relatively strenuous trail (lots of climbing). This trail is too hot for summer hiking but perfect for a winter day. The trail offers beautiful views of the city. Although Cat Track Tank at 1.6 miles sometimes has water, it's best to bring a good supply for you and your dog.

South Mountain Park and Preserve

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South Mountain Park and Preserve has over 51 miles of primary trails for you and your pup to explore. Not a hiker? Take the Summit Road to Dobbins Lookout for amazing valley views or to Gila Lookout for a view of the Gila River Valley. Once a month, South Mountain Park offers Silent Sunday, a day in which the park's main access roads are reserved for non-motorized uses and motorized vehicles are not allowed on the roads. Phoenix leash laws apply to all hiking trails, and pets must be leashed at all times.

Sedona Red Rock Adventure Tours

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Sedona Red Rock Adventures is your premier guide to the red rocks of Sedona and beyond, where all tours are dog friendly. You can bring your dog, and if they get along, they'll bring Summit, the company guide dog as well. All tour are private and personalized to meet the dynamics of your group. They specialize in Sedona Scenic Photo Tours, Visits to Local Indian Ruin Sites, Area Winery Tours, and Grand Canyon Excursions. Whether you choose to stay in Sedona or make your way to Flagstaff, Jerome, Page Springs, or beyond, they will customize a tour to meet the precise interests of your group. They also offer free hiking and 4x4 tours (you must provide vehicle or call Barlow Jeep Rentals at 928-282-8700).

Countryside Park Off-Leash Area

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The off-leash area at Countryside Park includes separately fenced areas for timid dogs and active dogs, park benches, and water fountains for humans and canines. The Countryside Park Off-Leash Area is closed on Tuesdays for maintenance.

Steele Indian School Dog Park

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The Steele Indian School Dog Park is an off-leash dog park where both large and small dogs can enjoy some off-leash playtime. The park offers separate areas for large and small dogs as well as ADA compliant double-gated entrances and pathways and chilled drinking fountains. Waste bag dispensers and trash receptacles are also on-site. After heavy rainfall, the dog park may be closed to allow the turf to dry properly. Please call to find out more about wet condition closures.

Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife Trail

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Dogs are allowed on-leash on the beautiful hiking trails of this wildlife park, located approximately 20 miles north of Flagstaff.

Shaw Butte

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Hikers are welcome to take their leashed dogs on hikes up Shaw Butte. Shaw Butte is a member of the Phoenix Mountain Preserves, and lies directly north of North Mountain. A hike on Shaw Butte offers great views of North Mountain, Piestewa Peak and Lookout Mountain as well as beautiful views of downtown Phoenix. Hikers can choose from a variety of trail difficulties. Phoenix leash laws apply on all hiking trails, and pets must be leashed at all times.

Pima Air and Space Museum

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Your dog will love the chance to join you on-leash in this remarkable air and space museum, featuring over 300 aircraft and spacecraft. Dogs are welcome at the museum. Although dogs are not allowed on the AMARG tour or tram tour, they can stay with a staff member while you enjoy the tour.

Chaparral Park

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This wonderful dog park has separate areas for passive dogs and active dogs, no matter what their size. This 4-acre dog park has 3 acres of grass, water fountains, play features, and seating. Dog owners are welcome to bring chairs, too, as long as they take them with them when leaving.

Lions Dog Park at London Bridge State Beach

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Lions Dog Park at London Bridge State Beach is near the lake. The park has lots of grass and is very clean with water spigots, a hose, and a kiddie pool. This park is very close to a playground and beach. Well worth the stop!

Snedigar Sportsplex Dog Park

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Snedigar Sportsplex Park has a fully fenced "Bark Park" where you can bring Fido for some well-deserved exercise and fun. Maintenance Closure: Wednesdays 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

A Day in the West Jeep Tours

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Your pet is welcome to join you on a scenic four-wheel drive Jeep tour offered by A Day In The West Jeep Tours. You and your pup can choose from a variety of guided tours in and around the Coconino National Forest including the Mogollon Rim Tour which takes you to an elevation of 7,500 feet and provides incredible panoramic views of the Sedona landscape. Other popular tours include the back country Outlaw Jeep Tour, the beautiful sunset trip through the Dry Creek Basin on the Red Rock West Tour, and the rugged 4x4 trip through the western canyon back country on the Diamondback Tour. Tour times range from 90 minutes to three hours. Customized tours are also available. Advance reservations are recommended.

Papago Dog Park

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There is a fenced, off-leash dog park within lovely Papago park, which also has picnic tables, pond, playground and restrooms.

Dog Park at Crossroads Park

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The dog park at Crossroad's Park has two separately-fenced areas for active and timid dogs, partial lighting for night use on the south end, human and doggie drinking fountains, tables, benches, shaded areas, and waste disposal stations.

Biltmore Fashion Park

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A retail center close to Phoenix, Biltmore Fashion Park is an excellent place to wander about with your dog! Enjoy the many amenities offered at the center while you eat at one of the outdoor restaurants, shop, and have fun with your dog.

Deem Hills Recreation Area

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Deem Hills offers a variety of hiking trails for you and your dog to enjoy. Composed of Precambrian granite and Tertiary age volcanic rocks, Deem Hills is ancient history waiting to be explored. The Deem Hills Circumference Trail is 5.73 miles long and traverses the entire recreation area, providing wonderful views of the Phoenix area as well as the opportunity to view the wild and varied Arizona Upland vegetation. There are many other trails to choose from as well, providing enjoyable hikes for a variety of fitness levels. Phoenix leash laws apply on all trails, and pets must be leashed at all times.

Morris K. Udall Park Dog Park

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This large, off-leash dog park includes separate areas for large and small dogs, both of which are fully fenced. The park has lighted areas.There are also both human and doggie drinking fountains.

Oak Creek Vineyard & Winery

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Oak Creek Vineyard & Winery offers wine tastings for humans and a big bowl of water for Fido on the outdoor patio. Visitors can also enjoy cheese plates and almonds grown on the property.

Bark Park

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The Bark Park offers more than three acres of fully-fenced space for your pup to romp and run. The park offers water, benches, a few shade trees, clean up stations, and some agility equipment.

Northwest Community Dog Park

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Northwest Community Dog Park is a fully-fenced, off-leash park that has benches, water, tables, and a small dog area.

McDonald Off-Leash Park

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This off-leash park includes a separate area for small dogs, drinking water, shade trees, picnic tables, and a lovely walking trail.

Thunderbird Conservation Park

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Thunderbird Conservation Park, a 1,185-acre park in the Hedgpeth Hills, is a conservation park dedicated to preserving the desert environment. Park activities include picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, jogging and bird watching. About 15 miles of multi-use trails have been constructed, thanks to the efforts of many volunteer groups.

Sedona Dog Park

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Sedona Dog Park offers separate areas for large and small dogs, water stations, benches, and a large shade structure.

Nozomi Park (formerly West Chandler Park)

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Nozomi Park is fenced and has dog drinking fountains, benches, and fun obstacles including a see-saw, balance beam, tunnels, and hurdles. The park is great for off-leash fun!

Miko’s Corner Playground at Gene C. Reid Park

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Named after Miko, a TPD police dog that lost its life in the line of duty this dog park features include lights, three double entry gates, divided two-acre site for large and small dogs, dog-friendly potable water fountains, scooper dispenser, and ramada with tables.

Cosmo Dog Park

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Cosmo Dog Park has three sections: one area for small or timid dogs, one area with agility equipment, and one area with a pond and "beach" that dogs can enjoy. Water hoses are available for cleaning up your pup after her romp. Off-leash areas (active, beach, and timid) are closed for maintenance every Tuesday from 5:30 am-12:00 pm.

North Mountain

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Leashed dogs are welcome to join humans on a hike up North Mountain. North Mountain is one of the easily accessible mountains and is a member of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. Choose a from a summit climb or an array of trails at all levels of difficulty. Hikers enjoy a great view of the downtown Phoenix skyline. Trail conditions vary from an easy paved road to the summit, to rocky, mildly steep grades. Phoenix leash laws apply on the hiking trails and pets must be kept on a leash at all times.

Community Park Dog Park

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This family-oriented off-leash dog park is packed with shade trees, drinking water, large and small dog areas, and picnic tables.

Vista del Camino Dog Park

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Humans and their canine friends can enjoy off-leash playtime at Vista del Camino Dog Park. This half-acre park offers water stations, benches, and shade trees. Leashed dogs are also welcome throughout the larger Vista del Camino Park. Parking for the dog park is available off Pierce Street.

Lewis Kingman Dog Park

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Lewis Kingman Dog Park is fenced in with separate areas for large and small dogs. The park also has a picnic area with grills and restrooms.

Star Valley Dog Park

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Star Valley Dog Park in Tucson is setup with a separate area for small dogs, as well as water and sitting areas.

Lookout Mountain

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Enjoy hiking the variety of trails through the Lookout Mountain Preserve. Phoenix leash laws apply to all trails, so dogs must be leashed at all times.

Horizon Dog Park

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Horizon Dog Park is a small off-leash area located on the far west end of Horizon Park. Features include a large shade structure, human and canine water fountains, and a water feature to control the dust. The park is prone to flooding after rain. The dog park is closed Thursdays from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm for maintenance.

Northern Horizon Park

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Northern Horizon Park, 63rd and Northern Avenues, has a large fenced-in play area, a play area for small dogs, water fountains, shade trees benches and waste stations. This is Glendale's largest dog park.

Papago Park

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Dogs are welcome to join you on the trails at Papago Park. Enjoy the Sonoran Desert Habitat and the sandstone buttes that set Papago Park apart from the other natural attractions in the Phoenix area. The trails in Papago Park are generally known to be easy treks with little elevation gain making it the perfect place for families or beginner hikers. Phoenix leash laws apply to all trails in Papago Park, and pets must be leashed at all times.

Route 66 Trail

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The Route 66 Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Flagstaff! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Route 66 Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6241443">TrailLink.com</a>.

Avondale Friendship Dog Park

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This city park is packed with amenities, including sports fields, walking trails, and japanese gardens. There's also a fenced, off-leash dog park for your pet to play.

James D. Kriegh Park Off Leash Dog Park

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This is a fenced off-leash park with double gates for security. Shaded ramadas, picnic tables, paved path, pet drinking stations, and a tunnel for the dogs to run through.

Jacobs Dog Park

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This off-leash dog park is a favorite with locals, and also includes a separate area for small dogs.

The Deuce of Dogs Bark Park

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The Deuce of Dogs Bark Park has a separate small dog area and fountain, but can get muddy in the rain.

Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area

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Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area as long as they remain on the asphalt trails. Rio Salado is a habitat restoration project. Enjoy the views of the river channel, ponds, rocks, flowers, and wildlife, but take away nothing but photos. Phoenix leash laws apply throughout the habitat restoration area, and pets must remain on a leash at all times.

Shawnee Park

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A spacious park with a fenced-in agility course that can also be used as a private area for nervous or small dogs. There are poop bags and scoopers available, plus plenty of shade trees and benches.

Roscoe Dog Park

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Roscoe Dog Park has two fenced-in areas where dogs can run off leash. There are also drinking fountains, waste baggies, benches, and lighting.

Smiling Dog Ranch at George Mehl Foothills Park

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Smiling Dog Ranch is a nice roomy off-leash dog park with shady trees. No separate space for small dogs. Located right next to the Rillito River Park trail.

Pioneer Park Dog Park

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Large 3 section dog park within the Pioneer Community Park.

Palo Verde Dog Park

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Your dog will thank you for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with doggie drinking fountains, picnic tables, and waste station. This gravel-surface park has separately fenced areas for small and large dogs.

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

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Leashed dogs are allowed inside the park to explore the desert and mountain trails.

Cottonwood Dog Park at Riverfront Park

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Cottonwood, a new park near the Riverfront Park complex, has three separate areas for large dogs, small or shy dogs, and a training area.

Peavine Trail (Prescott Peavine Trail)

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The Peavine Trail (Prescott Peavine Trail) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Prescott! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Peavine Trail (Prescott Peavine Trail). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015204">TrailLink.com</a>.

Mitchell Dog Park

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This securely-fenced area is one of Tempe's five off-leash dog parks, and also includes grassy areas, shade trees, benches and picnic tables.

Foothills Dog Park

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This clean, well-maintained dog park is a great place for your pet to play off-leash. Fully fenced with a separate area for small dogs. Two separate areas allow for monthly rotation of use. Signs at the park provide direction as to which side is ‘open.’ Each side provides separate areas for large and small dogs that include: grass, shade, water, and benches. An agility course is available within the east side area.

Charron Vineyards

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Visit Tucson's closest winery and enjoy handcrafted Arizona wines with spectacular mountain views. Charron Vineyards is a small family owned winery producing hand crafted Arizona wines, located less than 30 minutes from downtown Tucson. Established in 1995 Charron Vineyards produces many distinctive wines including their award winning White Merlot. At 4200 feet and surrounded by mountains, the grapes enjoy a cooler climate and fresh mountain air which helps to make award winning wines. Visit one of the oldest wineries in the state where you can sample a wide selection of Arizona wines in the glass enclosed tasting room or on the wine deck surrounded by mature grape vines and breathtaking mountain views. Pets are welcome.

Coconino National Forest

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The Coconino National Forest allows dogs in most areas of the forest, as long as they are on a 6-foot leash. Please visit the websites for more information about the locations where dogs are not allowed. Notable areas included in Coconino, Lake Mary Picnic Area, Lava River Cave, and Red Mountain Trail.

Silverbell-Cortaro Dog Park

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Silverbell-Cortaro Dog Park is a fenced in park that features a ramada and fire hydrants.

Crest Trail

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Located in Coronado National Memorial, this difficult four mile trek is the only one within the park that allows dogs. It begins at the northeastern section of Montezuma Pass and ends at Miller Peak. Pets must be on a leash of six feet or less at all times.

Barbara's Pet Park

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Barbara's Pet Park offers space for dogs to run and play, water fountains, benches, shade structures, and artwork. MEMBERSHIPS ARE REQUIRED.

Sinclair Wash Trail

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The Sinclair Wash Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Flagstaff! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Fort Tuthill (Flagstaff Urban - University Heights to Fort Tuthill). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015207">TrailLink.com</a>.

Club-Doggie Dog Agility Gym

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There is a new gym in town, but this one is for the dogs! Club-Doggie is offering memberships at an affordable price for anyone interested in training for the sport of agility to have access to full-sized competition equipment, one-inch thick rubber flooring, 5,000 square feet, and climate control! These month-to-month memberships (ask about the discounted pre-pay Six-Month, or pre-pay Twelve-Month memberships) allow members anytime access to the indoor facility, during business hours from 7am until 9pm Monday through Saturday, and 7am until 6pm on Sunday. Your membership is a month (or six-months or a year) from the date of enrollment). Meaning, if you sign up for a month on November 18th, your membership is valid through December 18th! Starting Sunday, January 8th, 2012 Club-Doggie is also offering classes at the Gym! Sign up now for Shaping Behaviors (teach your dog fun tricks and learn how to train more effectively) at 6pm, Obedience All-Stars 7pm, and Agility Equipment Introduction 8pm! The indoor facility, located in Power Square Mall off the 60 and Power at 2055 S. Power Road (SE corner of Baseline and Power), is open seven-days-a-week, and is run like a gym for people. Once you have a membership at Club-Doggie, you can train whenever your schedule allows!

Bearizona

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Fido is welcome to join you on your Bearizona Drive-Thru Wildlife Park adventure. During the drive-thru portion of the trip, your pup may accompany you in your car for your up close and personal wildlife viewing. Just keep all windows and doors closed completely during your drive. In the Fort Bearizona walk-thru area, dogs are permitted outside of vehicles in the parking lot and up to the fort wall. Dogs are not allowed near any animal exhibits.

Sahuaro Ranch Park

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Your pet will love the chance to play off-leash in the designated area north of the west parking lot at this Glendale public park. With an area for small dogs, water fountains, waste stations and some dog agility equipment, this is a great place to bring the pooch for a doggie play day.

Tompkins Park Dog Park

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I found about this dog park from a local resident when I mentioned that there where no dog parks in SE Arizona. It is a very nice park with walking path, doggie bags, water fountains and cover area with benches and shade. The dog park address on the website is wrong. The dog park is part of the larger Tompkins Park, it is in the SE corner of the park. The parking lot entrance is on 7th street, right across from Katherine Drive.

Jaycee Dog Park

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Tempe is known for its proliferation of off-leash dog parks, including this fenced one near 5th Street. Restrooms and playground nearby.

The Arizona Canal Trail

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Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans along the Arizona Canal Trail. Some of the businesses along this paved trail from Scottsdale to Peoria also welcome dogs.

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

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At McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, you and Fido are welcome to enjoy the wide grassy expanses and picnic ramadas. You'll also find a railroad museum, antique carousel, shops, playgrounds, rides, and more at this unique park.

Tucson Botanical Gardens

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Guests are welcome to bring their well-behaved dogs to enjoy an Urban Oasis in the Heart of Tucson during summer months (June - September). Dog admission is $3 per dog, per visit or $20 per season.

Sahuarita Park

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Sahuarita Lake Park is a 15-acre park with grassy areas and a pathway surrounding the lake. Please note that dogs cannot swim in the lake.

Iron King Trail (Prescott to Prescott Valley)

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The Iron King Trail (Prescott to Prescott Valley) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Prescott Valley! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Iron King Trail (Prescott to Prescott Valley). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015203">TrailLink.com</a>.

Chuparosa Park

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Leashed pets are welcome to romp at this Chandler park.

Summit Center Dog Park

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2,500 square feet of green, grassy lawn just off the Flagstaff Urban Trail system on the side of the Summit Center building. Bring your dog, their favorite toy and some time to relax!

Su Vino Winery

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Su Vino Winery in Scottsdale welcomes you to enjoy outdoor tastings accompanied by your dog.

White Tank Mountain Regional Park

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Leashed pets are welcome at this stunningly beautiful public park. Take the hike out to a waterfall in the middle of the desert.

Willow Creek Dog Park

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Willow Creek Park Dog Park is well-maintained and has a grassy dog area, shade, sitting areas, water, and some agility equipment.

San Lucas Community Dog Park

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San Lucas Community Dog Park is easily accessible located off interstate 10 in Marana.

Creamery Park

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Once the location of the Borden Milk Company, Creamery Park contains a small fenced area where dogs can play. Water fountains and waste bag dispensers are available.

Navajo Village

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The Navajo Village in Page, Arizona provides guests with a unique opportunity to experience Navajo culture by touring an authentic re-creation of a traditional Navajo home site. Small and large group tours are offered. Pets are allowed to visit the village but must be kept on a leash at all times, and owners must clean up after their pets.

Payson Off-Leash Dog Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome on the walking trails located inside Rumsey Park.

Iron Springs Railroad Trail

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The Iron Springs Railroad Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Prescott! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Iron Springs Railroad Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6241541">TrailLink.com</a>.

London Bridge

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The London Bridge, originally built in 1831 to get Londoners across the Thames River in England, was dismantled in the 1960s and reconstructed in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. This popular tourist attraction is accessible by foot, meaning that you take Fido for a walk "across the pond." No international pet passport required!

Dog Park at Desert Vista Park

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One of the town’s most used amenities is the Off-Leash Recreational Facility, or Dog Park at Desert Vista Park. The Dog Park is a 3-acre fenced facility that allows pet owners the opportunity to let their dogs run free. Dogs must be licensed and have proper vaccinations. The Dog Park is divided into two fenced areas, one for larger dogs and the other for smaller canines. The large / active dog area can be accessed from entrances on either Tower Drive or Desert Vista. The small / passive dog area can only be accessed from Tower Drive.

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

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You and Fido are sure to enjoy the Paws in the Preserve program, which provides plenty of suggestions for pet-friendly activities at the preserve. There are plenty of hiking trails for you and your pup to explore including Lost Dog Wash trailhead for short, easy hikes or Sunrise Trail East, a steep, rocky trail from which you can enjoy expansive views of Sunrise Peak. Just remember to clean up after your dog and keep him on a leash at all times.

Anamax Bark Park

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Anamax Bark Park has agility equipment and the grass is a wonderful retreat from the desert. You can let your dogs off their leashes here or walk through the rest of Anamax Park with your leashed dogs.

Sixth Avenue Dog Park

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This small, fenced dog park is a great place to bring your pet for some off-leash exercise. Includes plenty of grass, double-entry gates, and waste stations.

Good Enough Mine Tour

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Walking tour of the restored 1878 "Good Enough Mine". Discovered by town founder, Ed Schieffelin. Pet friendly, call for group information. Tombstone discount packages, family plans and group rates available. Surface Tours, Private Parties, and Weddings available. Open daily, call for hours.

Quail Creek Dog Park

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This new park is still being constructed, but you'll find a 2-acre off-leash dog park here where your pet can play.

Florence Dog Park

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Florence Dog Park in Florence, AZ is located at 200 East 8th Street, directly behind the little league park.

Purple Heart Park - Ivan's Spot

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Named after Ivan, a TPD police dog lost in the line of duty, this one-acre facility features two separate area for large and small dogs. The site is fenced with a concrete inner walking path, dog-friendly drinking fountains, benches, trees and shrubs, landscape irrigation, decomposed granite surface, boulders and solar lights.

Javelina Leap Vineyard and Winery

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Javelina Leap Vineyard and Winery is a very dog-friendly place that makes excellent, hand-crafted wines. The tasting room, winery, and vineyard rest in the side of a volcano!

Butterfield Stage Coach

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25 min guided tour on a historical 1880s stage coach around the streets of Tombstone. Pets are allowed to ride in the coach with you.

Upper Lake Mary

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Upper Lake Mary is one of two manmade lakes near Flagstaff, AZ. Popular for swimming, boating, and other water activities, it is part of the Coconino National Forest Recreation Area. Dogs are allowed in most areas of the park. There are plenty of places to park along the road and just walk down to the lake.

Whiskers Barkery

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Located in Sinagua Plaza, Whiskers Barkery is a pet boutique offering an immense variety of toys, treats, clothing, supplies, and gourmet baked goodies for dogs and cats.

Mohave and Milltown Railroad Trails

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The Mohave and Milltown Railroad Trails is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Bullhead City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Mohave and Milltown Railroad Trails. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015200">TrailLink.com</a>.

Barlow Adventures

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Bring Fido along for a self guided jeep tour stopping when and where you want during your day with out being quickly bounced along a trail by a paid guide and possibly with other families squished in with you. Barlow's provides top of the line, well maintained, high quality jeeps for rentals of a few hours to a few days. Make sure you request a pet friendly jeep and they will provide you with a blanket to cover up the seats with along with a cooler & ice for the day. Knowledgeable staff will give you various maps and suggestions of trails from beginner to "adventurous" along with helpful tips and hints for navigating each trail.

Arizona Nordic Center

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Flagstaff Nordic Center has 22 kilometers of dog-friendly trails for you to enjoy with your pup as you skijor or snowshoe.

Petz Place

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An 8000 sq ft store full of pet supplies!

Saddlebrooke Dog Park

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Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located on Sand Crest Drive. The Dog Park is a private facility maintained for the enjoyment of SaddleBrooke residents and their pets. For membership details or to arrange a hosted visit, call or email.

Central Pet

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Great indoor/outdoor daycare! Professional staff that is with the dogs all day long. Two separate playrooms, pups & petites and larger dog play room. Boarding, grooming, training, and retail are also available. Perfect place for pet!! Off of I-10 and Grant Rd (west side) of the freeway.

Harbor Freight Tools

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This is only one of Harbor Freight Tool's many locations in the Phoenix metro area. Dogs are welcome to shop with their owners at this location. Call ahead if you go to another store location to double-check that they are dog-friendly.

Dove Mountain trails behind the Ritz Carlton

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http://marana.com/785/Trails There is a wonderful network of trails that wind thru the mountains behind the Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain. The trails are accessed thru the Ritz Carlton entrance gate. Just tell the guard that you are here to hike and they'll hand you a trail map and direct you to the trail head. When I came to hike with my dog they even gave me a couple bottles of water. Where else will you be given free bottled water before your hike? The Marana website details all the trail lengths and elevations. There are also several signs at the trail head and on the trails. The trails were well marked and well kept. There are also wonderful views once you get up into the foothills.

The Beastro

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The Beastro is an art, music and philanthropy house featuring art, gifts, and music events to help animals in need. Dogs are welcome to accompany their humans inside the Beastro.

Red Rock Magic Trolley Tours

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Small dogs are welcome to join their humans as they experience the sights and sounds of Sedona aboard a Red Rock Magic Trolley. Choose from three scenic tours, ranging from 55 to 85 minutes, and see sites including the Chapel of the Holy Cross, Boynton Canyon, Bell Rock, and more. Dogs must be leashed at all times and able to sit comfortably in their human's lap while on the tour. Reservations are recommended.

Wickenburg Dog Park

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Wickenburg Dog Park is located in front of the Wickenburg Municipal Airport in Sunset Park and features separate areas for small and large dogs, shade trees, agility equipment, chairs, and a picnic table.

Patagonia Lake State Park

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You and your pup will find plenty of natural beauty to enjoy at Patagonia Lake State Park. Hike along the creek trail to see a variety of birds and wildlife or get out on the water with your pup. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted on the beach.

Apache Railroad Multi-Use Trail

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The Apache Railroad Multi-Use Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Springerville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Apache Railroad Multi-Use Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015192">TrailLink.com</a>.

Lost Dutchman State Park

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With a variety of trails to choose from, several of which lead into the Superstition Wilderness, you and your pup will find plenty of hiking trails to enjoy at Lost Dutchman State Park. Some of the guided hikes also permit dogs to join the fun. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Yuma Crossing Bike Path

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The Yuma Crossing Bike Path is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Yuma! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Yuma Crossing Bike Path. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017761">TrailLink.com</a>.

Rotary Dog Park

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Awesome fenced dog park with a small dog and large dog areas separated. They have nice agility equipment and the park is right along the river so you can take your dogs for a dip in the Colorado River after a long hard day of play.

Cattail Cove State Park

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More than 2,000 acres of natural wonderland await you and your pup at Cattail Cove State Park. Relax, hike, bird-watch, or enjoy a picnic at this beautiful park on Lake Havasu. Fido must be leashed at all times. Dogs are not allowed on developed beaches.

Rim Trail

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The Rim Trail is mostly a level, flat hike with just a few short grades. There is no shade anywhere along the trail, so during summer months it is best to hike in the morning or evening. Two liters of water are necessary for summer hikes, one liter for winter hikes. The Rim Trail may be accessed from several places within Page: the North Navajo trailhead, North Lake Powell Blvd behind the McDonalds, Date Street at North Navajo, and behind the Page Public Library. This guide uses hiking times rather than miles. Hiking times are based upon a 4-mile per hour pace. For ease of access for Page visitors, this guide begins at North Lake Powell Blvd behind the McDonalds and proceeds clockwise around Page.

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

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Located in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, the Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area is a perfect place to get away from it all with Fido. You can enjoy camping, fishing, picnicking, boating and wildlife viewing at this recreation area. Just keep your pup on a leash at all times.

Buckskin Mountain State Park

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Dogs are welcome at Buckskin Mountain State Park, which commands one of the finest views of the Colorado River along the Parker strip, an 18-mile stretch between Parker Dam and Headgate Dam. Mountains line the river on both the Arizona and California sides, and the wildlife is as varied as the recreational opportunities along the river.

Tuzigoot National Monument

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Tuzigoot National Monument comprises 42 acres outside of Clarkdale, Arizona. Visitors to the monument can enjoy the museum and visitors center before exploring the trails through the Tuzigoot pueblo and Tavasci Marsh. Dogs are welcome on the trails but are not allowed in any of the buildings. Dogs must be kept on a 6-foot (or less) leash, and any pet waste must be picked up immediately.

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

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You and your pup can explore more than 420 acres of the developed portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park while enjoying hiking, canoeing, picnicking, fishing, and more. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.

Old Bisbee Ghost Tour

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Bring Fido along on this exciting walking tour as you hear about the spooky history of Old Bisbee. Your Ghost Host will regale you with tales of the lives and deaths of former residents. Well-behaved, leashed pets are always welcome. Bring a flashlight, water, and camera and wear good walking shoes for optimal enjoyment.

Jerome State Historic Park

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While dogs are not allowed in the historic Douglas Mansion that is the centerpiece of Jerome State Historic Park, dogs are welcome to join their humans on a stroll throughout the grounds. Just keep dogs on a leash at all times.

Petrified Forest National Park

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Get a glimpse of ancient history at the Petrified Forest National Park. Hike the many trails, enjoy the vistas provided by scenic overlooks, or go backpacking in the wilderness area with your favorite furry friend. Pets must be leashed whenever they are outside of a vehicle. They are permitted in all areas of the park except for buildings and areas closed to the public. Park officials do ask that pets not be permitted to interact with wildlife or investigate dead animals, nests, or burrows.

Picacho Peak State Park

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Hike up the beautiful Picacho Peak with your furry best friend on one of the winding trails. Other features of the park include a playground, historical markers, picnic areas, ramadas, grills, restrooms, a visitor center and gift shop, and campground. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted in any building.

Fort Verde State Historic Park

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Fort Verde State Historic Park provides a glimpse into life of a frontier soldier during the late 1800s. Bring Fido along to wander amongst historic buildings, learn from guides, and enjoy living history demonstrations scattered throughout the year. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted in any building.

Verde River Greenway State Natural Area

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The beautiful Verde River Greenway State Natural Area is open for low-impact recreational use including hiking, fishing, and picnicking. Explore this gorgeous area with your furry best friend. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.

Lake Havasu State Park

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Enjoy the beautiful nature trails at Lake Havasu State Park with your pup. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted on the beach.

Sage Brush Trading Company

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A wonderfully dog friendly local women's boutique. Bring Fido in for a treat and some attention while you find that unique style you have been looking for.

Indian Springs Trail

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The Indian Springs Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Eagar! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Indian Springs Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015198">TrailLink.com</a>.

River Island State Park

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Enjoy tent camping, hiking, and relaxing in the company of your furry best friend at River Island State Park. Offering 37 campsites, a sandy beach, cove, boat launch area, ramada, and trails, this park is a perfect spot to enjoy a day or more spent in nature. Fido is welcome to enjoy the beach east of the boat ramp. Dogs must be leashed and attended to at all times.

Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge

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This gorgeous refuge is home to hundreds of species of plants and wildlife. It's a beautiful place to explore with your leashed pet.

Apache Railroad Multi-Use Trail

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The Apache Railroad Multi-Use Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Eagar! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Apache Railroad Multi-Use Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015192">TrailLink.com</a>.

Antique Gatherings

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Antique Gatherings is one of the best antique malls in Phoenix. Featuring 60 fine dealers with merchandise ranging from fabulous antiques, mid-century modern, industrial, art, and jewelry, to fine furniture, glass and porcelains, this Phoenix store is very pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome!

Sundance Dog Park

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Sundance park has 2 fenced off leash ares. One for large Dogs and one for small dogs. Areas are full grass and have water for dogs to drink with some obstacles for both sizes. Park is closed on Wednesday tell 2pm for maintenance.

Cheryl's of Fountain Hills

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Leashed dogs are welcome to help you shop at this clothing store for women and children in Fountain Hills, Arizona.

Oracle State Park

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You and your pup can enjoy a variety of landscapes and vistas as you hike on the more than 15 miles of trails through Oracle State Park. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Certain trails are not dog-friendly; signs will be posted at the trailhead.

Roper Lake State Park

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Five miles of trails and natural hot springs are just a few of the things you and your pup can enjoy at Roper Lake State Park. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted at the swimming beach or hot tub area.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

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Visit Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden and bring your furry best friend along for the fun. You and Fido will enjoy the stunning natural beauty of cacti, trees, mountain cliffs, streams, forests, a desert lake, canyon, specialty gardens, and more. Just keep your pup on a leash at all times.

Homolovi State Park

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You and Fido can enjoy a unique opportunity to learn more about the Hopi at Homolovi State Park. Currently a research center for archaeologists, this state park offers trails, museums, picnic areas, camping, scenic pullouts, and more. Just keep Fido leashed at all times while in the park. Dogs are not permitted inside any buildings.

Fort Lowell Museum

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The Fort Lowell Museum is a branch of the Arizona Historical Society and is located in the reconstructed Commanding Officer's quarters on the grounds of present day Fort Lowell Park. Fort Lowell was established in 1873 and the museum features exhibits about military life on the Arizona frontier. Year rounds events and every 2nd Saturday of the month make your own hand dipped Beeswax Candles. Historic interpretive signs throughout park to enjoy as you walk with pets. Museum gives dog cookies to our four legged visitors.

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

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Explore the historic Tubac area with your pet and get a glimpse into the past. Dogs must be on a 6-foot leash at all times and are not permitted in any buildings except the visitor center and picnic area.

Sonoita Creek State Natural Area

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Nestled in the Patagonia Lake State Park, Sonoita Creek State Natural Area is an ideal spot for hiking and bird-watching with you furry best friend. Dogs must be leashed and attended to at all times and are not permitted in the swimming area.

Tres Rios Wetlands

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Tres Rios Wetlands provides approximately 480 acres of emergent wetland as a habitat for wildlife of many species while productively and naturally purifying water. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans on an exploration of this interesting and diverse area owned and operated by the City of Phoenix Water Services Department. You must have a permit to visit the wetlands. Permits are good for three months and can be obtained by contacting Heather Finden at the phone number and email address provided. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times for their own protection and the protection of the wetlands. Because there is no shade, it is best to visit the wetlands in the early portion of the day during warm months, especially if bringing a dog. The trail surface is dirt with small pebbles. There are no drinking fountains onsite, so bring plenty of water for you and your pup.

True Believer Comics

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True Believer Comics is the Phoenix East Valley's only pet-friendly comic book and pop culture store. The lounge area is where you'll usually find Leia, the resident Maltese Terrier PR/Security/Hostess, who loves meeting new friends no matter the number of legs.

Summit Hut

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A retail store that sells outdoor gear for you and your dog. Dogs are welcome inside.

Lyman Lake State Park

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You and your pup can enjoy hiking, boating, and fishing at Lyman Lake State Park. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. The park closes in the winter, so check the website for opening dates.

Apache Wash Trailhead

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From September until May, enjoy the dog-friendly Apache Wash Trails on the north side of Phoenix, Arizona. There are a number of different trails for you to choose from, ranging from easy to moderate level. The trailhead provides maps of the trails so that you can choose the best one for your skill level and needs. You can spend time here birdwatching, enjoying the local wildflowers, or simply getting exercise for you and your dog. This trail is also used by mountain bikers and horses, so keep a watchful eye out for those. Dogs must be leashed at all times while hiking, and make sure to bring lots of water for both yourself and Fido.

Bookmans

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Bookmans has several pet-friendly Tucson locations. Bookmans Entertainment Exchange buys, sells and trades used books, music, movies, video games, and musical instruments.

Scottsdale Fashion Square

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Dogs twelve pounds and under are welcome at the Scottsdale Fashion Square, as long as they are carried or pushed around in a stroller. Service dogs, of course, are welcome to walk. This is a higher end mall with 240 shops (and counting), an indoor playground, food court, and movie theater. Bring your walking shoes- you’ll be doing a lot of it. Individual businesses (particularly the movie theater and certain restaurants) reserve the right not to allow dogs in. The Fashion Square is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM and Sunday from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM. Individual business hours may vary.

Cesar Chavez Park

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There is a fully-fenced dog park inside Cesar Chavez park with double-gated entrance.

Alamo Lake State Park

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Explore this desert wonderland with your furry best friend. Leashed dogs are welcome in Alamo Lake State Park. Just make sure to clean up after them.

Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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Take a hike with your dog at North Mountain Preserve in Phoenix, Arizona to soak in the beauty of the desert. There are several different trails that you can take ranging in difficulty, so there is something for everyone. Trails may be steep and narrow, so watch your footing- these rocks are sharp. After your hike, enjoy a picnic at one of the covered picnic areas and check out the exhibit hall in the visitor center. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Make sure to bring plenty of water both for yourself and for Fido.

Hance Dog Park

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Phoenix's first dog park in the downtown area features benches and large shade trees, separately fenced ADA-accessible areas for large and small dogs, decorative wrought iron fencing, chilled water fountains with integrated drinking bowls at ground level for dogs.

Encanto Park

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Visit Encanto Park with your dog to enjoy a relaxing day in the shade. The park is open from 5:30 AM until 11:00 PM, and has amenities like a picnic area, playground, grills, fishing lagoon, boat rentals, and even Enchanted Island Amusement Park for the human children. Keep in mind, however, that dogs are not allowed on the rental boats or in the amusement park. Take your dog on a walk along the lazy river or enjoy a lazy day with a picnic. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.

Lost Dog Wash Trailhead

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The Lost Dog Wash trail in Scottsdale, Arizona is a great choice for families, beginners, or more experienced hikers. There are many different options of trails for all different skill and fitness levels, so that you can pick the hike that works best for you and your dog. At the longest, the trail is just under five miles long with only a 350 foot elevation change. This hike has plenty of options that are easy enough for children, including several short educational nature trails. Trails are clearly marked and the trailhead has plenty of parking, as well as restrooms and water fountains. Make sure to bring plenty of water both for yourself and for Fido. There is no shade, so it gets very hot. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Desert Vista Trailhead

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Spend a day hiking the Desert Vista Trails in Phoenix, Arizona with your dog. There are several trails that branch off from the trailhead, ranging in distance of anywhere from one to six miles. The trail starts in a housing subdivision, but you quickly find yourself in what seems like the middle of nowhere, giving you the comfort of being near civilization while still feeling relatively secluded. Take photos of the owls that nest along the trails here, but make sure to watch out for more dangerous desert fauna, especially rattlesnakes. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Bring plenty of water both for yourself and for Fido.

PetSmart Patio at Chase Field

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You and Fido can enjoy ball games together in comfort thanks to the PetSmart Patio at Chase Field! The PetSmart Patio features tiered seating for humans and canines alike. During the Dog Days of Summer games, pets can also enjoy dog-friendly ice cream treats and, with the Dog Days Of Summer ticket package, you will receive a PetSmart Doggie Bag with free items from PetSmart! Each of the Dog Days of Summer games will also feature a Most Valuable Pup shout out. It gets better, too, with the PetSmart Park. The PetSmart Park, behind the patio, will be an outdoor and indoor dog park. The outdoor dog park will be baseball-themed with a baseball diamond and grassy outfield and plenty of space to play!

Open Air Market

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Bring your dog to Phoenix's Open Air Market to shop for fresh fruits, veggies, and local arts and crafts while listening to local bands. Leashed dogs are welcome.

The Farm at South Mountain

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Bring Fido to explore The Farm at South Mountain. The beautiful grounds are a perfect spot to walk your dog around the gardens, restaurants, and markets. There are two dog-friendly restaurants on the farm, the Morning Glory Café and The Farm Kitchen.

Paradise Valley Mall

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Need to do a bit of shopping? Head over to the Paradise Valley Mall in Phoenix, Arizona to find what you need. The shops open at 10:00 AM, but the mall itself opens at 6:00 AM for anyone who wants to do a bit of mall walking for some exercise away from the Arizona heat. There is a playground and indoor carousel for human children to play on. Dogs under ten pounds are welcome at the mall, but they must be held or in a carrier.

Esteban Dog Park

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Bring Fido to play at the Petsmart Dog Park at Esteban Park. There is plenty of room for him to play and meet new friends. The park is fully-fenced and has double gates at the entrance for safety.

Dobbins Lookout

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See Phoenix from above by taking your dog to Dobbins Lookout. This lookout point is at a 2,330 foot elevation above the Phoenix Valley, and is only a fifteen minute drive from downtown Phoenix. You can either drive to the top or attempt to hike the difficult three mile Holbert Trail. Try going at sunset, when the light from the sun reflect onto the rocks and makes them look bright red. If you are hiking, make sure to bring plenty of water for yourself and for Fido. Dogs must be leashed at all times at Dobbins Lookout.

Bell Lexus North Scottsdale

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Lexus sales and service, #1 in the nation for Overall Satisfaction the last 2 years. Great cafe with Starbucks coffee, breakfast and lunch options while your car is being serviced or buying your next one.

Mormon Trailhead

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For a moderately difficult hike, take Fido to Mormon Trailhead in Phoenix, Arizona. This trail forms a five mile loop with a 1,000 foot elevation gain that boasts great views of the desert all year long. Enjoy the wildflowers and local animal life along the trail or just go for the exercise. If you want a longer outing, try out one of the trails that connect to this one and explore the area. There is ample parking right at the trailhead. Make sure to bring plenty of water for yourself as well as for Fido.

Hole in the Rock

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For a fun day trip only ten minutes from downtown Phoenix, go to Hole in the Rock at Papago Park. The hike to the rock is an easy one, suitable for dogs and families, and ends at a fantastic place for a photo opportunity. The Phoenix Zoo and Desert Botanical Garden are also in the park (although pets are not allowed in the zoo). Take a hike to Hole in the Rock with your dog and then enjoy a picnic for the whole family by the park’s fishing lagoon. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Tombstone Ghosts and Legends Tour

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Live the catastrophes, horror stories, mysteries, and tales of revenge that made Tombstone "The Town Too Tough to Die." Dogs are welcome on tours, if they aren't easily scared by loud noises.

Marcus Landslide Trail

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Take your dog to Marcus Landslide Trail to enjoy sweeping views of the Sonoran Valley on an easy hike. This is the second largest landslide in Arizona and as a result, there are incredible rock formations, many of which are marked by educational signs explaining their geological significance. The trail is just under four miles long, including an optional .7 mile loop, with only a 300 foot elevation gain. Come in spring to see the wildflowers bloom. Make sure to bring plenty of water for both yourself and for Fido, as there is no shade and no water at the trailhead. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Arizona Falls

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Bring Fido to Arizona Falls, a restored hydroelectric plant and gathering place. Formed by a natural 20-foot drop along the Arizona Canal, Arizona Falls is a beautiful work of art as well as an energy-generating technology. Seating is available in the water room and a shade structure covers seats near a pool of water. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Paseo Vista Recreation Area Dog Park

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For nearly 30 years it was a working landfill, a large man-made dirt mound with sloping sides rising above the streets and nearby houses. Then the people of Chandler made the investment to give this place a new purpose. Bring your dog to run and play at the Paseo Vista Recreation Area Dog Park!

Dreamy Draw Recreation Area

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While dogs are not permitted at Piestewa Peak, leashed dogs are permitted on some of the trails within the Dreamy Draw Recreation Area including the Dreamy Draw Nature Trail.

Martin Auto Museum

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Need a new profile picture? Head over to the Martin Auto Museum in Phoenix, Arizona to have your photo taken sitting in a 1966 Corvette Stingray, or maybe a 1915 Model T. There are classic cars in the museum, all of which were donated from the personal collection of Mel Martin. For a five dollar donation, you can touch and sit in all of the cars (aside from two extremely valuable exceptions). For the human kids, there is also a small carousel. Small dogs are allowed in the museum, but they need to be leashed or carried.

Eldorado Park

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Spend an afternoon at Eldorado Park in Scottsdale, Arizona, which spans over sixty acres with something for everyone in the family. Take Fido for a walk along the greenbelt walking path around the lake. Let the human children play on the playground or go for a dip in the pool. Watch a game of soccer on the recreation fields and then stop for a family picnic at one of the picnic areas. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Scottsdale Quarter

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Spend some time at the Scottsdale Quarter in Scottsdale, Arizona. With a variety of chain stores and boutiques, and many different restaurants, you’re sure to find something that you want and leave with your pockets a little bit emptier. Take a break by relaxing in the garden under huge palm trees while children play in the interactive fountain. Later, check out a movie at the high end iPic theater, where you can eat dinner during the show while sitting in a leather reclining chair with a blanket and pillow. Around the holidays, come see the holiday light displays and have a warm mug of hot chocolate from one of the cafes. Dogs are allowed, but must be leashed, and individual shops and restaurants make their own policies about whether dogs are allowed inside.

Mountain View Park

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A trip to Mountain View Park in Scottsdale, Arizona is fun for the whole family, including Fido. Sports fans can enjoy the facilities for basketball, tennis, sand volleyball, and soccer, all of which have adequate lighting for play even after the sun begins to set. Children will love the playground and your dog will love the grassy areas. After you’ve all had your fun, sit down for a picnic at one of the shaded picnic tables. The park is set on nearly thirty acres of land and has plenty of parking. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Gateway Trailhead

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Looking for a place to take your children- both human and canine- for a day of fun? The Gateway Trailhead in Scottsdale, Arizona has a lot of different options for hiking and education. Children can receive a passport at the trailhead and get stamps at other trails in the area to win a prize at the end. There are many different trails to choose from for all skill levels, starting with a kid-friendly 0.5 mile nature trail with educational games and signs along the way. There is plenty of parking at the trailhead, as well as restrooms and water fountains. Make sure you pack plenty of heat for yourself as well as for Fido. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Tempe Beach Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome at Tempe Beach Park, which borders Tempe Town Lake and features five miles of jogging, biking, and walking trails, picnic tables, grills, and ramadas, and restrooms. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Tumbleweed Park

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Leashed dogs can enjoy Tumbleweed Park in Chandler, Arizona with their humans. The park is an expansive area with many different features and activities to choose from. Stroll through the 2,000 square foot butterfly garden, (created as a Girl Scout Gold Award project by a lifetime Chandler resident) featuring over forty different plant species. The garden is a Monarch way station, where Monarch butterflies come to breed and eat, and it has many informational signs throughout about the lifecycle of a butterfly. The human children can play on the 2.5 acre playground and picnic area, Playtopia, while the parents set up a picnic meal for the whole family to enjoy.

Tom's Thumb Trailhead

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Take a hike with your dog to Tom’s Thumb in Scottsdale, Arizona. There are a variety of trails for different skill levels, but the hardest of the trails is moderate to difficult. Most hikers agree that the first mile of the trail is the most difficult, and the paths can be a bit slippery. While hiking, you may see all sorts of wildlife, but watch out for rattlesnakes! To avoid the crowds and extreme desert heat, try to get there in the early morning. The trailhead has parking and restrooms, but no water, so make sure to pack plenty of water for both you and Fido. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Hayden Butte Preserve

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Leashed dogs are welcome to explore Hayden Butte Preserve with their humans. At this 25-acre park, you and Fido will enjoy the beauty of desert vegetation, rocky outcrops, wildlife, and historical sites. Hikers must stay on trails at all times and dogs must be leashed at all times to protect this fragile natural space.

Brown's Ranch Trailhead

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For over 176 miles of mapped, identified, and maintained trails, stop at the Brown's Ranch Trailhead in Scottsdale, Arizona. From here, you can choose trails for any skill level and access destinations such as Granite Mountain, Cholla Mountain, Brown's Mountain, and Cathedral Rock. At the trailhead, there is a large parking lot with bathrooms and water, as well as interactive exhibits about the history of the Preserve. While you’re hiking, keep an eye out for local wildlife, as well as mountain bikers and horseback riders. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Make sure to bring plenty of water for both yourself and for Fido.

Sunrise Trail

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The Sunrise Peak Trail in Scottsdale, Arizona is a great trek for more experienced hikers. It is an in-and-out trail totaling in length of four miles, with a 1,100 foot elevation change. The trail is steep and rocky, and uphill almost the entire way, but when you reach the top, you can see incredible views of the McDowell Mountains and the granite formations in the area. This trail is less crowded than other nearby trails due to the difficulty. There is free parking and a water fountain at the trailhead, but no restrooms. Make sure to pack plenty of water for both yourself and for Fido. All dogs must be leashed.

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

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What started as a small construction project in the 1950s developed into a 10-acre National Historic District designed and built by DeGrazia. Visitors are treated to view not only the art hung in the gallery, but the colorful grounds and sculptures surrounding the property. Leashed dogs are welcome and the dog-friendly staff readily hands out dog treats.

Gila River War Relocation Center

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Gila River War Relocation Center is a remote historic site of a Japanese internment camp operative during WWII. While not much remains, you can walk with your leashed dog around the site.

The Pavilions at Talking Stick

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Spend time shopping and dining at the Pavilion at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is a shopping center with a variety of chain stores and restaurants, as well as a few smaller businesses mixed in, such as the Scottsdale Doggie Suites, a boarding facility. Stop by Petco for a new toy and maybe a treat for Fido before eating at one of the restaurants with pet-friendly seating. On Saturday nights, stop by to see the weekly car show and chat with car enthusiasts in the area. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Desert Ridge Marketplace

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The Desert Ridge Marketplace in Phoenix, Arizona has something for everyone in their 1.2 million square feet of retail space. For the human kids, there is a splash pad and playground. For the furry ones, there is a PetSmart. Marketplace is host to live music every Friday and Saturday night, beginning at 7:00 PM. Dogs are welcome to the marketplace, but they must be leashed, and individual stores and restaurants have their own policies whether or not they allow dogs inside.

Tempe Marketplace

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Shopping enthusiats can spend ages at Tempe Marketplace, which boasts 1.3 million square feet of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The marketplace has mostly large chain retaliers, including a PetSmart for all of the essentials you could ask for for Fido. For the humans, there is a splash pad to cool off from the Arizona heat, and every Friday and Saturday night at 7:00 PM, there is live music. This is an outdoor mall and it can get quite hot, so try to avoid coming during the hottest part of the day. Dogs are welcome to the marketplace, but they must be on a leash no longer than six feet long, and individual businesses make their own policies about whether or not dogs are allowed inside.

Singh Farms

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Lovers of fresh produce will love Singh Farms in Scottsdale, Arizona. If you’re interested in planting your own garden, you can buy seeds, compost, and other necessities from the farm. If you’re more interested in buying produce, you can enjoy the Saturday market. Sellers have fruits and vegetables, homemade desserts and preserves, handmade juices, and much more. While you’re there, take a walk around the gardens and say hello to the animals there, many of which you can pet and feed. Singh Farms has limited seasonal hours, and their market opens for the year in November and closes at the beginning of June. Dogs are allowed, but must be leashed.

Metrocenter Mall

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Bring Fido to one of the oldest shopping centers in Phoenix, Metrocenter Mall. Currently, the mall is under construction as they undergo a revitalization and makeover, as well as the construction of a Walmart Supercenter, but the shops are still open. Your human kids can enjoy the children’s play area, and if you’re looking to add a new member to the family, make sure to check out H.A.L.O Pet Adoption Center. Well behaved, leashed dogs are allowed at the mall, but individual stores decide if dogs are allowed inside.

Arizona Center

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Arizona Center is situated right in the heart of downtown Phoenix, and the people of Phoenix consider it to be one of their “Points of Pride”. Stroll down the sidewalk shopping, get a bite to eat at one of the restaurants, or catch a movie at the AMC theater. For a relaxing getaway in the heart of the city, check out the Center’s garden with walking paths, benches, fountains, and lots of welcome shade. Dogs are welcome in the Arizona Center, but individual restaurants and stores have their own policies of whether or not dogs are allowed inside.

Desert Breeze Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans on the walking trail around the lake at Desert Breeze Park. Interpretive trail markers identify plants while area wildlife can be seen throughout the park. The park also includes a playground, ball fields, picnic areas, tennis courts, a splash pad, and restrooms. Dogs must be leashed at all times throughout the park.

Bookmans Entertainment Exchange - Phoenix

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Bookmans Entertainment Exchange buys, sells and trades used books, music, movies, video games & musical instruments. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome in their stores.