Dog Friendly Activities in British Columbia

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in British Columbia, 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.

Pet Friendly Rainbow Park
Rainbow Park Rainbow Park in Whistler, BC, allows dogs off-leash before 10am and after 8pm daily. They also have a gated, designated off-leash area available 24/7. There is even a "Barking Bay" beach area for dogs at the park. See Details
Pet Friendly Macaloney's Caledonian Distillery & Two Dogs Brewery
Macaloney's Caledonian Distillery & Two Dogs Brewery Macaloney's Caledonian Distillery & Two Dogs Brewery in Victoria, BC allows you to experience craft beer and whiskey in an authentic pub atmosphere. Although dogs are not allowed to tour the facility, Fido is welcome to join you in the pet-friendly lounge and tasting room. Whether you order a pint or a flight, you're sure to find something tasty to enjoy. See Details
Davison Orchards Country Village Davison Orchards Country Village is pet-friendly. Enjoy lots of open areas with picnic tables and seating outdoors, where dogs are welcome. Davison Orchards Country Village is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge is a dog-friendly bridge within a 617-acre forest in North Vancouver, BC. Fearless Fido is welcome to join you as you cross the narrow suspension bridge 50 meters above the forest floor. Be aware that when several people are on the bridge at the same time, it will be prone to swaying! Once you brave the crossing, you will be rewarded with three trails to choose from- one takes you to a swimming area, another to Twin Falls, and the last option brings you to Rice Lake. See Details
Quails' Gate Winery Quails' Gate Winery in Kelowna, BC is dog friendly and welcomes Fido with a fresh bowl of water on the outdoor patio. Family farmed since 1956, Quails' Gate proudly make exceptional wines in the Okanagan Valley. Enjoy a glass or bottle of wine while admiring stunning views across Okanagan Lake. See Details
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 140 metres long and 70 metres above the river. Leashed dogs are permitted to cross the bridge, but are not allowed in the Raptors Ridge area or inside the gift shop. See Details
The Butchart Gardens The Butchart Gardens welcome well-behaved, leashed pets. Pets must be on short leashes. If you forget your leash, please stop by the Visitor Information Centre where you may borrow one. Doggie cleanup bags are available. Five convenient pet water fountains are located throughout the park and are marked on the map of The Butchart Gardens. From December 1 through January 6, pets will not be permitted between 3pm and 8pm. During all other times, pets are welcome at Butchart Gardens. See Details
Hadden Park Vancouver has many many off leash parks and lots of spaces for dogs to swim. The website has a map indicating all the spots. See Details
Jerry Sulina Park Jerry Sulina Park provides an off-leash dog park area for Fido to run and play. The park also features walking trails, fishing, river access, and more. See Details
Chesterman's Beach Officially the beach is on-leash (like all Tofino beaches) but as you will notice most local dogs are friendly and off leash. See Details
Pacific Spirit Regional Park Pacific Spirit Regional Park is pet-friendly. This popular park attracts walkers, runners and joggers of all levels to enjoy the 30 miles of trails. Dogs on leash are allowed on the trails, except for beaches or locations where a sign is posted. There is also an off-leash area in this park. Pacific Spirit Regional Park is open every day of the week from 7am until 10pm. See Details
Explore Hidden Gems in Victoria 'Explore Hidden Gems in Victoria' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Bebe. You and your pooch will take a guided walking tour of the city and explore hidden alleyways, courtyards, and back lanes, see historic sites including China Town, Market Square, Bastion Square, the Inner Harbour, and the waterfront area, and hear about the area's history. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 8 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $28 per person. See Details
Osoyoos Off Leash Dog Park Fenced park for dogs to socialize with other dogs off leash See Details
Courtenay Air Park A wheel chair accessible paved path that parallels the water. Popular with dog walkers, strollers, and runners (Please note that leashes are mandatory on this trail). See Details
Meadow Park Dogs are allowed off-leash at Meadow Park before 10am and after 8pm daily. See Details
Aberdeen Hills Dog Park Aberdeen Hills Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Kamloops. This off-leash space is a popular place to bring your dog to socialize and get some exercise. The space is fenced and has a separate area for small and large dogs. The park is also home to benches for humans to rest at. There are bag dispensers provided for dog owners to clean up any mess left behind. See Details
Silver Star Mountain Resort Silver Star Mountain Resort in Vecrnon, BC is dog-friendly. Explore the panoramic views of the beautiful Okanagan Valley and the Monashee Mountains by taking a dog-friendly gondola ride. Once you've reached the summit, explore over 4 kilometers of hiking trails while taking in the cool mountain air. A Gondola Sightseeing & Hiking Season Pass gives you and Fido access to the gondola on Friday, Saturday & Sunday (during opening hours), and access to trails. See Details
Ancient Hill Estate Winery Ancient Hill Estate Winery is dog-friendly. Located directly across from the Kelowna Airport, the mountains in the distance provide a stunning backdrop to this boutique vineyard and tasting room. Grapes were first planted in this spot 60 years ago and they have produced a variety of wines for nearly as long. The wines are European-style and available in the wineshop or the picnic area, which is both beautiful and pet-friendly. Ancient Hill Estate Winery is open every day of the week from 10:30am to 5:30pm. See Details
Sun-Oka Beach Provincial Park Pack up the whole family for a day of fun at Sun-Oka Beach Provincial Park in Summerland, BC. The park features a dog-friendly beach with views of Okanagan Lake. The park also features hiking trails that meander through one of the last remaining plots of old-growth cottonwood in the area. See Details
The Gardens at HCP The Gardens at HCP is a pet-friendly botanical garden located just twelve kilometers north of Downtown Victoria, British Columbia. This gorgeous public garden is lovingly cared for by volunteers, staff and students. From their hands-on Children’s Garden to the largest outdoor Bonsai Garden in Canada, you will find something to inspire at every visit. Leashed pups can join their owners on the pathways. The park is open every day of the week from 9am until 5pm. See Details
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