Dog Friendly Activities in Louisiana

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Louisiana, 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 The French Quarter
The French Quarter The historic French Quarter, located in the heart of New Orleans, is the Crescent City's oldest neighborhood. A combination of great food, beautiful architecture and live music serve as the perfect backdrop for a great vacation with Fido. Take your dog for a stroll along the streets of the Vieux Carre, browse offerings at the market, and share a beignet with your favorite pooch. He'll thank you for it. See Details
Pet Friendly NAWLINS SH'NANIGANS Scavenger Hunt
NAWLINS SH'NANIGANS Scavenger Hunt 'NAWLINS SH'NANIGANS Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. Discover New Orleans on a scavenger hunt with your pooch. First, receive instructions and warm up for the event. Then, depart with your dog on a tour of the sights and sounds of New Orleans. Take part in fun activities and complete clues along the way. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Rates start at $22 per person. See Details
New Orleans Street Art & Mural Walk Ft. Banksy 'New Orleans Street Art & Mural Walk Ft. Banksy' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Carlos and Loreli. You and your pooch will take a guided walking tour through New Orleans to discover towering murals, hidden street art, and underground art history. You'll get an insider's perspective on some of the city's best art, music venues, retaurants, and plenty of great photo ops! The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 12 guests of all ages. Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
NOLA City Bark NOLA City Bark is New Orleans' premier off-leash dog park and includes 4.6 landscaped acres in beautiful City Park with separate play areas for small and big dogs, double entrance gates, water fountains for dogs and humans, shade pavilions, an event lawn, Mutt Mitts for clean-up, on-site restrooms, and a .25-mile walking trail. The property is bounded by Zachary Taylor Drive, Diagonal Drive, and Magnolia Drive. You'll find NOLA City Bark behind Popp Fountain. Permits are required to use the park. Temporary permits are available for visitors to New Orleans. See Details
The Dog Levee This clean off-leash dog park is a great place for your pet to run and play. See Details
Cabela's Cabela's Gonzales, Louisiana Retail Store is located at the intersection of I-10 and State Highway 30. The 165,000-square-foot retail showroom is an educational and entertainment attraction, featuring a d?cor of museum-quality animal displays, huge aquariums and trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats. Well mannered dogs are welcome. See Details
Experience Downtown Lafayette Photoshoot 'Experience Downtown Lafayette Photoshoot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Joseph. Create some lasting memories with your pooch on this walking photoshoot tour. Your host will guide you along and take photos of you at 7 notable locations along Jefferson Street. Within 24 hours from the end of your experience, you will be emailed a link to view/download all the unedited photos along with 15-20 professionally edited photos. Please ensure Fido is leashed at all times. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $56 per person. See Details
Burbank Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash in this fenced Baton Rouge dog park. See Details
Brown Memorial Dog Park The off leash dog park is located in the far left corner of Brown Memorial Park. There's some covered benches and waste stations. It's really grassy, and there's a one mile walking track around it. See Details
City Park This 1,300 acre park in the heart of New Orleans isn't a dog park, per se, but leashed pets are allowed. The park sustained considerable damage from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but due to dedicated restoration efforts, the park is open and ready for your visit. Check out great attractions like the Botanical Gardens, a golf driving range, tennis courts, a sculpture garden, Storyland (a fairytale theme park for kids), and a 13 acre full-service horse riding stable. See Details
Bonnabel Boat Launch Dog Park This cute little dog park is a great place to bring your pet for some off-leash fun. The park is fully fenced and includes agility equipment. See Details
Waterfront Park Along Lakeshore Drive in Mandeville, LA there is a nice park on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. The park covers over a mile of lake frontage, and has paved walking paths, as well as several large grass play areas. Additionally there are park benches, a gazebo, swing sets and jungle gyms for kids as well as many shady spots under large beautiful oak trees. There is an entrance to the harbor at one end of the park and several restaurants and pubs across the street. The park is a very popular place for people to play with their dogs or take them for walks. There are also doggie poop bag dispensers at a few places in the park. The park is free, open all hours, and there is ample parking along on the park side of the street which is also free. See Details
Pelican Bark Park Dogs are welcome to play off leash in this North Shore dog park. See Details
Raising Cane's Dog Park Unfortunately, Raising Cane's is currently closed for repairs. See Details
Wisner Dog Park Wisner Dog Park is a small dog run with no separate areas for large and small dogs. There is a play ground and sports field nearby. See Details
Lafreniere Bark New 5 acre dog park located on the north side of Lafreniere park. See Details
Algiers Ferry This ferry departs from Canal Street and heads across the Mississippi to Algiers Point every 30 minutes. Pedestrians (on two legs or four) are free, and it is only $2 for cars. See Details
Forest Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this large, fenced dog park, which includes separate small dog area, water, benches, and waste bags. See Details
Ghost City Tours Whether you prefer a family-friendly excursion or a late-night adult-only tour, Ghost City Tours has the tour for you. Options include the Ghosts of New Orleans Tour, The New Orleans Cemetery Tour, and The Thrillers and Killers Tour. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on all tours, with the exception of the Ghost City Haunted Pub Crawl and the New Orleans Ghost Hunt Experience. Tours take approximately 90 minutes and operate seven nights a week. Tour times and departure locations vary by chosen tour. See Details
Drag Queen Tour of the French Quarter 'Drag Queen Tour of the French Quarter' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Quinn. This unique tour is an adventure through the history of gender, sexuality, performance, and nightlife through the more than 300 year history of New Orleans. Dogs are welcome, although pet owners are reminded to keep their pups on a short leash as the town is known for packs of stray dogs roaming and enjoying the sights, too. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Guests should be prepared to walk a little under 2 miles with a single stop. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
Hammond Dog Park A small dog park, installed 2013, in the southwest corner of Zemurray Park. A double-gate entry/exit to large and small dog areas, connected by a gate which can be openned by the on-site dog owners, provides owners safe entrance and exit for their dogs. Water, bag dispensers and trash barrels are provided. Due to its minimal size, dog owners are required immediately to pick up their dogs' waste. Use of this park is supported by volunteers/dog owners to ensure both safety and cleanliness. See Details
Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve There are a few pet-friendly areas at Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve including Chalmette Battlefield, the visitor center deck at Barataria Preserve, and in all parking lots. Pets are not permitted in Chalmette National Cemetery or on the trails of Barataria Preserve. Pets must be leashed at all times and may never be left unattended, even in vehicles. See Details
Louis Armstrong Park Located near the French Quarter, Louis Armstrong Park has plenty of space for you to enjoy a picnic with your pup. Park features include Congo Square, sculptures, duck ponds, and plenty of green space. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Pretty Acres Dog Park Pretty Acres Dog Park is a much smaller and quieter park than its sister in Mandeville. The area is nicely maintained and offers the same amenities as the park in Mandeville but in a much more relaxed setting. It also has a nice concrete walking path - a perfect place to work on off-leash training and obedience. The Park is open from dawn to dusk daily. To access the park, go down 190, turn right onto Park Place Drive, and then right onto Andrews Street. The Park is on your left, before Tiger Avenue. There is no access to the park through The Orchards gated community. See Details