Dog Friendly Activities in Ontario

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Ontario, 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 Outlet Collection at Niagara
Outlet Collection at Niagara Outlet Collection at Niagara a pet-friendly mall and welcomes dogs to shop with owners. Although most stores, like Bass Pro Shops, welcome dogs, some may not. Please comply with all individual stores’ policies. See Details
Pet Friendly Old Flame Brewing Co.
Old Flame Brewing Co. Nestled in the Historical District of Port Perry, Old Flame Brewing Co. is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for a craft brew both inside and outside of Old Flame. Old Flame's menu includes beers such as its "Dirty Blonde," a hazy, golden lager, "Gimme a Kiss," an Indian Red Lager, and "Perry Loved Mary," a hop forward Ale. Bring Fido to the Brewing Co. on a Saturday afternoon for live music. Old Flame Brewing Co. is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Bicycle Craft Brewery Bicycle Craft Brewery is dog-friendly. This relaxed shop and taproom welcomes dogs to join their owners inside. You can enjoy 12 oz pours or flights of beer, along with locally made snacks from some of Ottawa's best artisan food shops. Peckish pups are invited to bring their own food from outside or to get food delivered from nearby. There's swag and cans to take home with you, too. Bicycle Craft Brewery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm, Sunday from 11am to 5pm, Monday from 11am to 6pm, and Tuesday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Greenwood Conservation Area (North End of Ajax) Greenwood Conservation Area is pet-friendly. Join hikers and fishing enthusiasts at Greenwood Conservation Area for a day of off-leash fun. Located in the woods along Duffins Creek, this protected area is full of winding woodland trails and features a large off-leash space with entrances to the water. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after pups for other park users to enjoy the space, too. See Details
Dundas Valley Conservation Area Dundas Valley Conservation Area in Hamilton, ON is dog-friendly. Located on the Niagara Escarpment, this 40-kilometre trail system provides a connection to the Bruce Trail. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on the trail, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
Featherstone Estate Winery Featherstone Winery is dog-friendly. Located a short 30 minute drive from the Niagara-on-the-Lake wineries, this eco-friendly, twenty mile bench winery produces fine grapes for their delicious wine. Dogs are welcome to join their owners both inside the tasting room and out on the veranda, where pizza is cooked in a wood-fired pizza oven. Featherstone Winery is open every day of the week from 11:00am to 5:30pm. See Details
Kichesippi Beer Kichesippi Beer is a family-owned craft brewery in Ottawa, ON with a dog-friendly patio and heated beer garden. Water bowls are available for thirsty pups. They are open Monday from 11am to 6pm and Tuesday through Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Nickel Brook Brewing Co. Nickel Brook Brewing Co. is dog-friendly and this establishment has been a leading player in the Ontario Craft Beer industry since 2005. From Pale Ales and IPAs to sour and wild ales to stouts and porters, the beer line is deep and diverse. Bring your dog to the taproom in Burlington. See Details
Eramosa Karst Conservation Area Eramosa Karst Conservation Area in Hamilton, ON is dog-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this unique natural area filled with underground caves and streams, meadows and forests. This natural gems is a great location for hiking and appreciating nature. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess to preserve the cleanliness of the area. See Details
Tudhope Park Great dog friendly waterfront park with miles of paved walking trails and acres of bush to explore. Some great sandy shore areas for the dogs to swim. Trails are cleared in the winter. The city even supplies poop bags. See Details
Arrowhead Provincial Park Dog-friendly Arrowhead Provincial Park is a beautiful day use and camping area in Huntsville, ON. The park provides access to Arrowhead and Mayflower Lake, three sandy beach areas, campsites, hiking trails, a waterfall & equipment rentals. Open year round, the park is a popular place to hike, mountain bike, paddleboard, snowshoe and cross-country ski. See Details
Long Point Provincial Park Long Point offers an off-leash dog exercise/beach area located at the west end of the day-use beach, in the New Park area. It is important to remember that dogs must be controlled by their owner at all times and must be kept on a leash in any other area of the park. See Details
Silverbirch Park This off-leash dog park is located from the foot of Silverbirch Ave. to the foot of Nursewood Rd. See Details
Sherwood Park Sherwood Park features a large playground, wading pools, walking trails, picnic tables, and an off-leash dog park. Leashed dogs are also welcome to join their humans throughout many of the park's other areas beyond the dog park. See Details
Bruce Pit Bruce Pit is a free off leash trail/park for all dogs. Great spot for a walk in the park with spot. See Details
Pinery Provincial Park Pinery Provincial Park is pet-friendly. This provincial park is located on Lake Huron near Grand Bend, Ontario. Dogs are welcome on the P1 and P2 sections of the sand. Bring your pooch along to have fun in the sun, but make sure they are leashed and you clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Corporal Nathan Cirillo Leash Free Area Formerly known as the Ancaster Leash Free Dog Park @ Cinema Park, this area is a natural oasis. It is 23.5 totally fenced acres, and features a double gated entry, park benches, a stream, and walking trails. The park is open year round to visitors from all regions in and around Hamilton Ontario Canada. It is located on Golf Links Road between Legend Court and Kitty Murray Lane, directly beside the Silver City Movie Cinemas. See Details
Riverdale Park West Riverdale Park West features an off-leash dog park near the lower playing fields, southeast of Riverdale Farm. See Details
Harmony Valley Off Leash Dog Park Harmony Valley Off Leash Dog Park is pet-friendly. Bring your dog to this beautiful park for a romp around 25 acres of space. Dogs can walk freely through the woods on meandering trails and play off-leash in a dog park at the center. See Details
Black Lab Brewing Dogs are welcome at Black Lab Brewing. You and Fido can hang out inside together at this brand new pet-friendly brewery. Their tap list, which changes regularly, includes Cornerstone Black Lager, Sitting Pretty APA, Double Dry Hop IPA, and Rhubarb Kennel Sour. Black Lab Brewing is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
The Haunted Walk of Ottawa Ghosts and graveyards, hangings and haunts. From the old Carleton County Jail to the metropolitan city of today, discover Ottawa's ghost stories and darker history. You will never look at the city the same again. Haunted Walks Inc. specializes in creating and sharing extraordinary experiences. We are best known for our award-winning evening walking tours by lantern-light of local ghost stories and darker history. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on our tours, but all dogs must remain on a leash for the duration of the tour. Dogs are regrettably not able to attend tours that frequent buildings. Please call for details, pricing, and tour schedule. See Details
Niagara Falls Dog Park Located at Fireman's Park, Niagara Falls Dog Park is a fenced-in space for Fido to play off-leash. The Dog Park features small dog and large dogs areas, and all visiting dogs must have valid dog license tags and vaccinations. Niagara Falls Dog Park is open daily from dawn until dusk. See Details
Pottersburg-FIDO Off-Leash Area Dog-friendly Pottersburg-FIDO Off-Leash Area is an ideal spot for Fido in London, ON. This popular off-leash park has a completely fenced area and an open section delineated by boundary signs. Both sections offer trails through naturalized spaces. Visitors will also find a separate area for small dogs. Site amenities include parking, double-gated entrances, garbage container, picnic tables and benches, bulletin board, and portable toilet. Alongside the park is a section of Meadowlily Trail where leashed dogs can accompany you for a casual stroll. See Details
Thomson Memorial Park Thomson Memorial Park features three fully-fenced dog parks--one for large dogs, one for small dogs, and one for shy dogs. There is plenty of parking and a couple paved paths through the park. See Details