Dog Friendly Activities in Montana

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Montana, 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 Hugh Rogers WAG Park
Hugh Rogers WAG Park Bring Fido to play with his furry friends at the 5-acre Hugh Rogers WAG Park in Whitefish, MT. This fenced-in off-leash recreation area features paths, open play space and human and doggie drinking fountains. Two- and four-legged guests can enjoy a community pavilion, a small dog area, an agility course, a pond with a dog beach and a dog wash station. See Details
Pet Friendly Bannack State Park
Bannack State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners as they explore Bannack State Park in Dillion, MT, the first Territorial Capital of Montana. The area that now encompasses the pet-friendly state park was also the site of Montana's first major gold discovery in 1862. Nowadays, you and Fido can take a wander down memory lane on one of the ghost walks or explore the area dressed up to appear like it would have back then. Your pooch can join you on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
High Sierra Dog Park High Sierra Dog Park in Billings, MT, is a fenced, 7.5-acre park where Fido can socialize with other pups and get some exercise. The park also features a separate fenced area for smaller dogs. Benches are available for your convenience. See Details
Snowfill Recreation Area Off-Leash Dog Park Snowfill Recreation Area Off-Leash Dog Park in Bozeman, MT, is a spectacular 37-acre dog park with two miles of trails meandering through the park along with fencing, doggie drinking fountain and a vault toilet. Dogs and their humans enjoy the park throughout the year with hiking throughout all seasons and sledding in the winter. See Details
Pictograph Cave State Park Dog-friendly Pictograph Cave State Park in Billings, MT, provides a great spot for pets and their owners to hang out. The oldest rock art in the cave is over 2,000 years old. The Pictograph, Middle, and Ghost caves at the park were home to prehistoric hunters and thousands of artifacts have been excavated over the years. Dogs and their owners can explore the trail that leads to the park, and imagine those that have walked there over the years. Pets must be on a leash and all mess cleaned up after them. See Details
Norm Schoenthal Island Norm Schoenthal Island is a dog-friendly open area in Billings, MT. This large recreation area alongside the Yellowstone River welcomes leashed dogs along the 2-mile trail system. The Island has very nice scenery and easy walks in all directions. See Details
Skyline Park Dog Park Bring Fido to Skyline Park Dog Park in Butte, MT. The fully-fenced park has two separate areas designated for large and small breeds, and there are drinking fountains for humans and their pets. Dogs should be kept on a leash until they are inside the dog park. Please clean up after your pets. See Details
Thirsty Street Brewing Company Thirsty Street Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Located in downtown Billings, Montana, this microbrewery offers a diverse selection of fresh brewed beer and a wine on tap. Chill with your pooch on the patio, where you can play games like shuffleboard together. Hungry hounds can enjoy Montana-made hot dogs, sausages and a variety of bar snacks. See Details
St Regis Travel Center St Regis Travel Center is a dog-friendly, local and family-owned rest stop in St. Regis, MT. This family friendly travel stop features a convenience store, restaurant, gift shop, ice cream parlor, trout aquarium, casino, and dog park! The site also features a fuel station for vehicles. Dogs are allowed inside the dog park and are allowed at outdoor restaurant seating, when available. See Details
Wayfarers / Flathead Lake State Park The Wayfarers area of the Flathead Lake State Park is pet friendly! There's a mixed forest to explore at this 67-acre park. You'll also notice the pretty wildflowers that sprawl across the open areas. This Bigfork park features nature walks over the rocky shoreline to the cliffs, popular among pets and owners searching for an excellent view of Flathead Lake. Pack a picnic to enjoy with your pup along the coastline. The day-use area is open all year round. See Details
Peets Hill/Burke Park Peets Hill/Burke Park is a pet-friendly outdoor space for you and Fido to enjoy together in Bozeman, MT. There's loads of room for your pet to play at this off-leash park with trails and open space, too. Burke Park (also known as Peets Hill) is not fenced, and you'll want to bring water for your pooch to rehydrate on hot days. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Double Ditch Dog Park Double Ditch Dog Park, located in Red Lodge, MT, serves as dog-friendly open space for residents and visitors. It is roughly a 4-acre plot of land consisting of a dog-waste station nearby, benches, a picnic table, trails, natural areas and free flowing water on both sides which dogs can access. See Details
Bunkhouse Brewery Bunkhouse Brewery in Bozeman, MT, is pet friendly. This super cute and hip brewery in Bozeman loves canine patrons. Located next to Montana State University, it prides itself on brewing unique, craft beer. Enjoy a pint with your pooch on the outdoor patio. See Details
Glacier Brewing Company Dog-friendly Glacier Brewing Company welcomes Fido to join you for some craft beer at their microbrewery in Polson, MT. Leashed dogs are welcome in the tap house and the fenced-in, outdoor beer garden. In addition to craft beer, they also produce hard seltzers and craft soda onsite. The property also features outdoor games, pinball, and live music. Food trucks can also sometimes be found onsite. Check their website for a list of current events. See Details
First Peoples Buffalo State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at First Peoples Buffalo State Park in Ulm, MT. Native people once wandered the interpretive trails with herds of bison. The main pet-friendly trail is guided, so you can give yourself a lovely tour of the history of the vast valleys and mountains, with a panoramic view to go with it. See Details
Whitefish Lake State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at the pet-friendly Whitefish Lake State Park in Whitefish, MT. The mature woodland is popular among visitors and their pups looking to check out the hiking and biking trail system around the park. Anglers and boat enthusiasts enjoy getting out on the water of the lake. Dogs must be on a leash for the duration of their visit and all mess must be cleaned up after them. See Details
Greycliff Prairie Dog Town State Park Greycliff Prairie Dog Town State Park is a 98-acre, pet-friendly spot in Big Timber, MT. This destination offers you and your pup the chance to meet some prairie dogs from a distance, of course. Whip out your binoculars and gaze across the prairie at the packs of dogs going about their days. Fido must be on a leash for the duration of their visit. See Details
Garnet Ghost Town Garnet Ghost Town in Missoula, MT, is pet friendly. This well preserved, former mining town is tucked into the mountain with camping facilities, a picnic area and fire pits. Leashed pets are welcome to walk around the town with their owners. See Details
Gallatin County Regional Park Gallatin Regional Park in Bozeman, MT is home to an expansive fenced area. Pups can enjoy off-leash fun, while you soak up stunning mountain views in the distance. After playing in the 13-acre dog park section, reattach your dog's leash and go for a walk on one of the winding trails that meander through the rest of the park. See Details
Pacific Steel & Recycling Trailside Dog Park Pet owners rave about Pacific Steel & Recycling Trailside Dog Park in Great Falls, MT. This beautiful park on the River's Edge Trail is fully fenced. The park also features a separate small dog area, water, shade and an obstacle course. See Details