Dog Friendly Activities in Missouri

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Missouri, 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 Treecourt Unleashed Dog Adventure Park
Treecourt Unleashed Dog Adventure Park Treecourt Unleashed Dog Adventure Park is a private dog park made possible through month to month, quarterly and annual financial support. Membership gains your dog access to open running with other dogs craving the same experience. Each dog receives a temperament test before regular participation. Please see website for additional requirements. See Details
Pet Friendly Table Rock State Park
Table Rock State Park Leashed dogs are welcome. Dogs are not allowed in the park or historic buildings or public swimming areas and beaches. Guests staying at the campgrounds are limited to having two dogs per campsite unless an exemption is obtained in advance from the park service.
Table Rock State Park in Branson, Missouri offers visitors to Branson and their pets an opportunity to explore the many nature trails that the park has to offer. In addition to hiking, guests can go boating, camping, fishing, swimming, biking, and picnicking.
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Southwest City Dog Park at Willmore Park Pets will love the chance to exercise off-leash while you enjoy the peaceful setting of this lovely fenced dog park. Membership from Southampton Neighborhood Association required. See Details
Cruse Dog Park Cruse Dog Park offers a 1.5-acre area for small dogs and a 4.5-acre area for large dogs. Registration is required. The annual fee is $35 per dog, maximum of two dogs per person. Daily passes are also available for $10 per dog, per day, maximum of two dogs per person. All applicants must provide a copy of their dog's medical records from a licensed veterinarian for current vaccinations for Parvo, Distemper, and Bordetella. They must also provide a copy of their current Certificate of Rabies vaccine including their rabies tag number. The main entrance to Cruse Dog Park is located on Grand, just east of Kansas Expressway. See Details
Tails & Trails at Queeny Park Located inside Edgar M. Queeny Park, this off-leash, 5-acre park features separate areas for large and small dogs, plus two water features, four permanent agility and skill stations, biodegradable waste bags, disposal containers, watering stations, and pavilion with WiFi. See Details
Fassnight Park Leashed pets are welcome to enjoy Fassnight Park with their humans. Some areas of the park may not permit pets. See Details
Laumeier Sculpture Park Laumeier Sculpture Park presents 60 works of large-scale outdoor sculpture in a 105-acre park available free to the public year-round, with the exception of special events. Dogs are welcome visitors in the Outdoor Galleries at Laumeier, but they must be leashed at all times and picked up after by owners. Dogs are not allowed during some special events. See Details
SLU Dog Park & Sculpture Garden SLU Dog Park & Sculpture Garden is a fenced, dog-friendly park in St. Louis, MO, and owned by St. Louis University. See Details
Buster's Old Time Photos at the Landing Have some good old fashion fun as you take a nostalgic trip to a seemingly better time through costume and photography. Professional photos are ready within minutes. Step into the Wild West, Southern Belle, or Victorian era. They have a wide variety of vintage costumes to fit every person's needs and props galore to make your photo a memory to cherish for years to come. Pets welcome in the photos as well! See Details
Fantastic Caverns Because the beauty of Fantastic Caverns is vulnerable, the cave is toured in jeep-drawn trams. Since you ride all of the way through, you experience the magnitude, the stillness, and the splendor of Fantastic Caverns while preserving its natural features. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans on tours. See Details
Broemmelsiek Dog Park Pets love the chance to play off-leash in this fenced, 2.5 acre dog park, which includes open space, water features, and a shade pavilion. See Details
Frenchtown Dog Park Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this .75 acre fenced dog park. See Details
Tower Grove Park Pets are welcome to join you on-leash at this well-maintained city park with beautiful old trees and grassy areas. See Details
Purina Farms Purina Farms is pet-friendly. Located on more than 300 acres of rolling hills right outside of St. Louis, Purina Farms celebrates the many ways that animals enrich our lives by providing guests of all ages the opportunity to have first-hand encounters with farm animals, spend quality time with their own dogs as well as meet adoptable dogs and cats. The Visitor Center also features educational exhibits, unique pet-centric entertainment and fun activities including wagon rides and a hayloft play area. Each canine guest to the Visitor Center receives a visiting pet pack featuring doggie walk bags, dog treats, a collapsible bowl and a bandana. Dogs are welcome across the property as long as they abide by the visiting pet guidelines and avoid the few areas that are noted as off-limits, which include the animal barn, pet training and enrichment center and the Purina Event Center unless the event taking place inside the center is designated as dog-friendly for the general public. Dogs must be vaccinated, cleaned up after and on a leash under 6-feet in length during their visit. Purina Farms is open seasonally, so call ahead to make sure they're open. See Details
Liberty Dog Park The Liberty Dog Park includes 3 acres of fully fenced area for dogs to enjoy. The Dog Park is located within Stocksdale Park on the east side of Liberty. Water is available. Park amenities include agility obstacles, benches, a fire hydrant, and waste bags and trash cans. See Details
Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO) The Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO) 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 Kansas City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO). 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Longview Lake Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Longview Lake Park. Dogs must be under control and on a leash no longer than 6 feet long. Dogs are not allowed at the Marina or in the water. The park spans 4,852 acres with a 930-acre lake. It features boat ramps, fishing docks, a fishing pond, beach, four-mile nature trail, 14 picnic shelters, and a six-mile bike trail. Leash rules are strictly enforced. See Details
Wayside Waifs Bark Park Pets love to play off-leash at this 5-acre fenced dog park with agility equipment, lights, drinking water, trees, and benches. Application and fees required for gate key. See Details
DuSable Dog Park Due to maintenance and construction in the area, the Dog Park will be closed. Thank you for your patience.

There's almost always other dogs to play with at this fenced off-leash dog park with separate small dog area, bathrooms, and lighted parking lot.
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Swope Park Off Leash Dog Park Swope Park Off Leash Dog Park is a five-acre space for Fido to play. The Dog Park is divided into two areas, one for small dogs and one for large dogs. Both areas offer dog and people water fountains. Dog owners are allowed four dogs per adult handler and are required to clean up after their pets. Swope Park Off Leash Dog Park is open from 5am to midnight, daily.

In addition, pets are welcome to enjoy the rest of the Park on-leash. Swope Park features ball fields, tennis courts, and summer concerts and festivals.
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National Tiger Sanctuary Located approximately 15 miles outside of Branson, the National Tiger Sanctuary is home to tigers and a variety of other exotic and domestic animals. There are multiple tour options available, including one where visitors can feed the tigers. Leashed pets are welcome throughout the sanctuary. See Details
Lucas Park Dog Park Lucas Park Dog Park is a members-only gated dog run that welcomes dogs to play off leash. It resides inside Lucas Park near the intersection of Saint Charles Street and N 14th Street. Annual memberships cost $50. See Details
Elmo & Rosalea Marrs Memorial Dog Park Located within Branson's Stockstill Park, the Elmo and Rosalea Marrs Memorial Dog Park is 1.5-acre fenced area where dogs can go off-leash to run, play, socialize and exercise. With separate areas for small and large dogs, the park features concrete pathways, a pavilion, picnic tables and benches, as well as agility and play equipment for the dogs. It's just $5 to visit the park, plus an extra $2 for each additional dog. See Details
James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash at this beautiful wildlife area full of trails and ponds. Hunting dogs may be let off-leash to train with special arrangements. See Details