Dog Friendly Activities in New Mexico

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in New Mexico, 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 ABQ Trolley Co.
ABQ Trolley Co. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join their humans on this 85-minute narrated tour of ABQ aboard an open-air trolley. Tours depart from Historic Old Town. Periodic closures occur throughout the season. For specific closure information, visit the ABQ Trolley Co. website. See Details
Pet Friendly North Domingo Baca Dog Park
North Domingo Baca Dog Park Spacious park with separate large and small dog areas, plus wood chip ground cover, trees, awnings, benches, and lighting. See Details
Magical Old Town: Past and Present 'Magical Old Town: Past and Present' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Greg. You and your pooch will be invited to the host's home where you will be served coffee, tea and biscochitos and talk about the history and life of the plaza during the Spanish, Mexican and American colonial periods.Your host will then take you on guided walk through the plaza where you will get to see the architecture, hear local lore, talk with residents and discover other points of interest. Please note that someone in your party may need to wait outside at stops that visit the inside of a building where dogs are not allowed. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 13 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $26 per person. See Details
Santa Fe Animal Shelter Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park which includes a separate area for small dogs and water spigots. Be careful - they may get muddy! See Details
Frank S. Ortiz Dog Park This spectacular off-leash park has 138 acres of arroyos and hills, miles of trails, and commanding views of Santa Fe. It is one of the largest parks of its kind in the United States. The park is not fenced-in, but dogs can roam comfortably on the trails without approaching the outer perimeters. Dogs are allowed off leash to run and play. Patrons are asked to look out for and clean up after their dogs. The Dog Park Project aims to provide, in conjunction with the City of Santa Fe Parks Division, enhancements to the Frank S.Ortiz Dog Park that will aid in the enjoyment of dogs and their people. See Details
Creative Soul of Santa Fe Scavenger Hunt 'Creative Soul of Santa Fe Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Tara. You and your pooch are invited on this unique scavenger hunt that challenges people of all ages. Create memories together as you search for art, history, and culture clues to solve. Please ensure Fido is kept on a leash at all times. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 25 guests ages 5 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. This is a great event for solo travelers, couples, families, and large event groups/work teams. That Whats App is needed to communicate with host during experience. Rates start at $29 per person. See Details
Las Cruces Dog Park Las Cruces Dog Park invites your pooch to play off-leash in a fenced area. You'll discover ample space for a game of fetch and more. Dog owners can relax at the seating provided under a small shaded area on hotter days. There are also water stations at the park for pups to rehydrate. Las Cruces Dog Park is open every day of the week from 5:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
Los Altos Park Dog park with seperate sections for large and small dogs. Located at the corner of Eubank and I-40. It is a nice little dog park with very friendly people. "Heads up" though -- it is located along the fence line of adult softball fields. Luckily, most of the players know that if a dog gets to a ball they hit over first, he gets to keep it. Open 6 AM to 10 PM. See Details
Rio Grande Triangle Park This is one of several off leash dog parks in Albuquerque, NM. Be sure to bring water for your dog, as this location does not have a doggie water fountain. See Details
Tingley Beach This location is in southwest Albuquerque in between the zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden. The majority of Tingley Beach is reserved for fishing, model boats, hiking/running, and pedal boats. The real treasure is what is hidden BEHIND the obvious. Just a few steps off the road to the southwest of the commotion are several areas to park and hike. Dogs must be leashed at Tingley Beach. See Details
Quirky Burque Scavenger Hunt 'Quirky Burque Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. Discover Alburuerque 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 Albuquerque. 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
USS Bullhead Park This off-leash dog park in southwest Albuquerque, NM is a great treat for your furry friends. Remember to have some water on hand, as this park doesn't have a water supply for the dogs. See Details
Film Craft on 66 - Beyond Breaking Bad 'Film Craft on 66 - Beyond Breaking Bad' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Anton. On this experience, you'll talk about cinematography, story formula, and walk around downtown locations. Block out some basic shots, and capture some action, murals & street art along the way. The tour ends at a key Breaking Bad location. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. The more experience with cinematography and film craft, the better, but our experience is designed for film enthusiasts and film professionals alike. Rates start at $52 per person. See Details
Nature Treks with Wildlife Biologist 'Nature Treks with Wildlife Biologist' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Max. This guided hike into the Rio Grande Bosque area gives visitors the opportunity for wildlife viewing and a chance to experience a unique ecosystem. 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. Please notify of any medical conditions that might be affected with moderate hiking at altitude. Rates start at $35/person. See Details
Paseo del Bosque Trail The Paseo del Bosque Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Albuquerque! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Paseo del Bosque Trail. 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
Coronado Dog Park This off-leash dog area in Coronado park allows three furry friends per human. Puppies must be at least six months of age to enter the park. Be sure to bring water for your dog as it is not available on site. See Details
Westgate Community Dog Park Westgate Community Dog Park is one of the less busy dog parks in Albuquerque, probably due to its location. All in all, it is a very nice park that is well kept by the city and community. See Details
Roosevelt Park One of Albuquerque's many dog parks, this off leash, no fence facility is a perfect place for your dog to run and play. But be sure to bring water for your furry friend after play time is over. See Details
Rinconada Canyon Trail See up to 300 petroglyphs on the Rinconada trail in Petroglyph National Monument. This 2.2-mile round trip trail offers easy to moderately strenuous hiking. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Bring plenty of water for you and your canine companion. See Details
Santa Fe Rail-Trail The Santa Fe Rail-Trail 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 Santa Fe! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Santa Fe Rail-Trail. 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
Tower Pond Park This fenced, off-leash dog park in southwest Albuquerque allows dogs to play freely. There is no water supply available.The park is free to the public, and open from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Ruidoso Dog Park Attractive, friendly dog park with five-foot fenced-in acre plus for the big dogs, and similar half acre for small dogs. Part grass and part dirt, this park is located west of the Sierra Vista Primary School, with a majestic view of mountains. Poop bags provided as well as water. See Details
Bookworks Bookworks is pet-friendly and offers a selection of books so vast even the most avid reader will find something unexpected! Bring your pup along to browse for a new read or shop for an old favorite. Shopping at this independent bookstore means you and Fido are supporting local! See Details
State Capitol Grounds Leashed dogs are welcome in the State Capitol Grounds, which is located near Old Santa Fe Trail and Paseo de Peralta. Plenty of green space to walk Fido. See Details