Dog Friendly Activities in Georgia

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Georgia, 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 Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour
Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour See Savannah in a dog-centric way on the Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour. Designed and tailored specifically for you and your dog, this tour gives you and your pup the opportunity to sniff out Savannah's historical sites while you hear more about this beautiful city. There is a limit of two dogs per human, and all dogs must be leashed. The tour begins in the store located at 110 East York Street, next to Zunzi's. The tour runs about 90 minutes and is less than a mile stroll through historic Savannah. As an added bonus, every dog on the tour receives a complimentary bag of Oliver Bentleys own original recipe Ollie B. Biscuits. Tours are by reservation only. Please note the afternoon tour is not offered June through September due to high temperatures. See Details
Pet Friendly Jekyll Island Beach
Jekyll Island Beach Leashed dogs are allowed on the beach year round. Keep pets out of the dunes and the area between South Dunes Picnic Area and 2,000 northeast of St. Andrews Picnic Areas pets. See Details
Herty Pines Dog Park Herty Pines Dog Park is fully-fenced with a large common area and a separate section for small dogs who don't feel comfortable around large dogs. Additional features include shade trees, clean up stations, water fountains, and free parking. See Details
Saint Simons Island Beaches Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, dogs are prohibited on the beach from 9am-6pm except between Beach Access Points 1-6. During allowable times and in non-summer months, dogs may be unleashed on the beach as long as they remain under the immediate control of the handler. If on leash, the leash can be no greater than 10 feet long. Handlers must clean up after pets. See Details
Stroll with Savannah Tours and Tales 'Stroll with Savannah Tours and Tales' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kt. You and your pooch will tour Savannah by foot on this unique tour learning about history, architecture and culture along the way. Rest stops will be available during the tour and you are welcome to bring refreshments with you. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $26 per person. See Details
Piedmont Park Dog Park Piedmont Park Dog Park is an off-leash park in the downtown area of Atlanta, Georgia. Dogs must be leashed when entering or exiting the off-leash area of the park. Owners must clean up after their pets. No more than 3 dogs per person are permitted in the park. There is a specific area designated for small dogs under 30 pounds. No puppies under 16 weeks old are permitted in the off-leash portion of the park. The park has benches available for owners to sit while their dogs play. See Details
Skidaway Island State Park Located near historic Savannah, this park borders Skidaway narrows, a part of Georgia’s intracoastal waterway. The park provides camping and picnicking surrounded by Spanish moss-draped live oaks. Trails wind through maritime forest and over salt marsh allowing visitors to watch for deer, fiddler crabs, raccoon, egrets and migrating birds such as colorful painted buntings. An observation tower provides another chance to watch for wildlife on this barrier island. A giant ground sloth replica, birding station, reptile room, and natural and cultural exhibits are featured in the interpretive center. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted in any buildings. See Details
Mother Matilda Beasley Dog Park Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park in downtown Savannah. Please note that dogs are only allowed in the dog park area on the north end of the park. See Details
Tidwell Park at Lake Lanier This is a place where people launch their boats, however, there are places where people can bring their dogs there, too, and provides easy access to the lake for dogs and people alike! See Details
Old Savannah Tours If you have a small dog and want to see Savannah from the comfort of a trolley, then Old Savannah Tours might just be the tour for you. Dogs weighing 25 lbs or less are welcome to enjoy a tour of Savannah with you as long as they sit on your lap. There are many sightseeing tours to choose from, including a tour with on-and-off privileges, allowing you to see as much of Savannah as you can fit into your day, on your own or with the tour group. Dogs are only allowed on trolley tours. See Details
Fraidy Cat haunted history & ghost walk 'Fraidy Cat haunted history & ghost walk' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kerry. Join a fun, spooky family-friendly stroll through Savannah. Leashed dogs are welcome on the tour. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $15 per person. See Details
Chattahoochee River National Recreational Area Your leashed dog will love walking with you through this beautiful wooded recreation area with a river. See Details
Fort Pulaski National Monument Fort Pulaski National Monument offers dog owners the chance to experience many interesting and exciting activities year-round. Fort Pulaski itself is a large-scale outdoor exhibit. The main structure, together with outlying works including demilune, drawbridges, ditches, and dikes, is a fine example of historic military architecture. Leashed pets are welcome to enter the fort and explore the hiking trails within the monument. Leashed dogs are also are allowed to walk along the shoreline; however, they should not enter the water, as there is always a very strong current. Pets are not allowed in public buildings. Fort Pulaski National Monument is open year round. See Details
Bonaventure Cemetery While a cemetery might not be the first place you think of to visit with your dog, Bonaventure Cemetery is considered a must-see by Savannah locals and visitors alike. This beautiful final resting place is open daily and there is no admission fee to stroll the grounds. Keep your dogs leashed at all times and make sure to clean up any doggie messes. Bonaventure Cemetery is over 170 years old, and features few modern amenities. Comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and bug spray are recommended. Open daily, 8 AM to 5 PM. Visitor Center: Open Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM - 4 PM. See Details
Lewis Dog Park Bring your pet for some off-leash exercise at this simple, fenced dog park. See Details
Bass Pro Shops We are the best in hunting and fishing gear. Shop Bass Pro--part museum, part art gallery, part educational center, and retail store. Bass Pro Savannah is a leader among Georgia hunting sessions, fish-feeding demonstrations, and more. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome in the store. See Details
River Street - Savannah Riverfront Area Take a walk down Savannah's River Street, for dog-friendly shopping, restaurants, tours, riverboat cruises and great views of the river. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Just ask before bringing your dog inside any stores or restaurants. See Details
Dog Park at Freedom Park The Dog Park at Freedom Park has 3 sections - all dogs, little dogs and a dog run. It is still new, but cute. When you enter park, make first right follow it all the way to the end to the dog Park. Has water fountains for people and dogs and a clean up station. Park closes at 11. See Details
ParkGrounds Enjoy coffee, food, drinks, and WiFi at ParkGrounds Coffee. While you sip, your dog can enjoy some doggy playtime with other canines in the attached, fully fenced dog park. Just make sure your dog is friendly and well-socialized so that everyone enjoys their time! See Details
Walking Savannah's Hidden History 'Walking Savannah's Hidden History' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kerry. You and your pup will tour the historic district while your guide explains Savannah's past including the colonial days, Revolutionary and Civil Wars, the prohibition era and more. Discover secret tunnels, stroll through beautiful historic parks and squares, and see antebellum mansions all on this walking experience. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $15 per person. See Details
Tybee Island Dog Park near Jaycee Park This popular, fenced, off-leash dog run is a local favorite for its small dog area, shade trees, benches, and mulch ground cover that keeps your pooch clean. See Details
Fowler Park The approximately 85-acre park feature fields for baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse and football, tennis courts, basketball courts, a walking trail around the perimeter of the park, pavilions, a dog park, a large playground, five-acre passive area, skate park and an administrative building. The Fowler Park trail head for the Big Creek Greenway is now open and provides access to the 6.8 mile multi-use path. See Details
Wormsloe State Historic Site A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, a colonial estate dating back to the 1700s. In the visitor center, tour a museum and watch a 13-minute film about the site. The interpretive nature trail (0.8 miles) leads past the tabby ruins along the marsh to the Colonial Life Area where, where during programs and special events, demonstrators in period dress exhibit the tools and skills of colonial Georgia. Many more nature trails are also accessible, ranging from 3 miles (Battery Trail) to 0.2 miles (Yellow Trail). To enter the visitor center with your pet, dog must be able to be carried. Dogs must be leashed on all trails. Please clean up after your pet. See Details
Chattapoochee Dog Park Large and small dog designated areas fenced, fountains, agility equipment and shaded areas. Duluth's TOP DOG mayor elected yearly. See Details