Dog Friendly Activities in Oregon

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Oregon, 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 Sandy River Delta Park
Sandy River Delta Park The Sandy River Delta Park trail system consists of a thousand acres of off leash trails that lead to the Sandy River where your dog can wade or swim. Walk or hike for hours. It can be muddy at times due to Portland's frequent rain. Take I-84 to exit 18, follow the road and cut back under 84, stay straight instead of getting on the on ramp and you will be in doggy heaven! Dogs must remain leashed on Confluence Trail. See Details
Pet Friendly Sellwood Riverfront Park
Sellwood Riverfront Park Sellwood Riverfront Park features a 1.5-acre off-leash area that is a great place for dogs to play. Bring poop bags and water for your pets, as they are not provided on site. See Details
Mt. Tabor Park Mt. Tabor Park is nearly 200 acres and features a 4-acre off-leash area for dogs of all sizes. The off-leash area is not entirely fenced-in, so be sure to monitor your dogs closely. Fresh water is available at the park. See Details
Chimney Park Chimney Park is a 16.76-acre park which includes a completely fenced off-leash dog park with walking path. It is a great place for any friendly pup to stretch his legs and get out and romp. See Details
Cannon Beach Pets are welcome on-leash, or under voice control, year-round at this dog-friendly beach near a quaint town center with loads of shops and cafes. See Details
Powell Butte Nature Park You'll forget you're in the city at this quiet, peaceful nature park in the heart of Portland. Leashed pets are welcome. See Details
Wildwood Trail, Forest Park The Wildwood Trail in Forest Park is a moderately easy, 30-mile hike that will take about 2 days to complete with Fido. Take a retreat to this wilderness hike that is within Portland city limits. Using road crossings as a turnaround point can shorten the trail. Please note that dogs must be on leash. See Details
Tryon Creek State Park Tryon Creek State Park has a nice and easy, 3.8-mile hike that takes about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is heavily trafficked and allows bikers and horses, but it is a quick escape from Portland. Please note that dogs must be on leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Ramona Falls Trail Ramona Falls Trail is an easy, 7.2 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. On your way to Ramona Falls you will be walking on the mudflows of Mount Hood's 1781 eruption. Please note that Northwest Forest Pass required. See Details
Alton Baker Park Off-Leash Area The Alton Baker Park Off-Leash Area has been an important addition to the Alton Baker Park, the largest park in Eugene, for more than a decade. The dog park has been so valuable to the area that a special team has formed to continue to grow this area with many great comforts in mind essential to you and your pooch. The Off-Leash Area is located off Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Leo Harris Parkway, behind Autzen Stadium. Park in lot 8. See Details
Minto-Brown Island Park Your pet will love the chance to run and play off-leash in the designated dog area of this island park, though be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Cathedral Park Cathedral Park is a pet-friendly park featuring a half-acre off-leash area for dogs located underneath the St. John's bridge and adjacent to the Willamette River. Water is available, but pet owners should bring their own poop bags. See Details
International Rose Test Garden International Rose Test Garden is pet friendly! Enjoy nature and the wonderful display of roses and other plants in a relaxed and calming setting. Fido is welcome to roam to grounds with you. See Details
Agate Beach State Recreation Site Enjoy the sand and sea at this Newport beach, where your leashed pet is welcome to join you as you dig for razor clams or enjoy a beach picnic. See Details
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Leashed dogs are welcome at this lovely botanical garden and park. Your dog will love all the new smells and watching the ducks. The garden is open April 1-September 30 from 6am-10pm and October 1-March 31 from 6am-6pm. Admission is free to all from October 1, through February 28. A $5 admission fee is charged between 10am-6pm, Tuesday through Sunday from March 1, through September 30. No admission fee on Mondays. See Details
Portland Saturday Market Leashed dogs are welcome at this busy Saturday farmers market. Oh, and the Saturday Market is always open on Sundays, too. See Details
Roads End State Recreation Site Bring your four-legged pal with you as you spend a day enjoying the sun and cool waters of this beautiful beach. Dogs are welcome as long as they under direct control by owners. Please refer to an excerpt from the ocean shore rules: (2) The handler of any domestic animal must be responsible for the animal's behavior and must exercise direct control over the animal while in the ocean shore state recreation area. (a) “Direct control” means that the animal is within the unobstructed sight of the handler and responds to voice commands or other methods of control. (b) Domestic animal handlers must carry a leash or restraining device at all times while in the ocean shore state recreation area. (c) Domestic animal handlers must promptly leash animals at the request or order of a park employee. (d) Handlers must prevent their animals from harassing people, wildlife and other domestic animals. (e) Animals may not be hitched or confined in a manner that may cause damage to any natural resources on the ocean shore. (f) Handlers are responsible for the removal of the animal's waste while in the ocean shore state recreation area. See Details
Hazeldale Dog Park Locals rave about this great off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with 4 enclosures for small, large and mixed-size dogs, with the last available for special events and parties. See Details
Happy Valley Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash in this small, fenced, neighborhood dog park with lovely shade trees and water available nearby. See Details
Normandale Park Normandale Park is a 14-acre park featuring a 1.5-acre off-leash dog run area that is completely fenced-in. Fresh water is available at the park. See Details
Metolius River Trail Metolius River Trail is an easy, 12 mile hike in Deschutes National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. Hike along the river on this flat trail at the base of Black Butte. Mountain bikes and horses are not permitted on this trail, so you can enjoy the hike in peace. Please note that Northwest Forest Pass required. See Details
Council Crest Park Council Crest Park is a 43-acre property featuring a 2-acre off-leash area that is perfect for exercising Fido. Your dog will enjoy the ample space to roam free, but come prepared as there are no poop bags or fresh water for the dogs. See Details
North Clackamas Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this 1.5-acre fenced dog park. See Details
Paint Like Bob Ross in Two Hours 'Paint Like Bob Ross in Two Hours' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Janet. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to sit alongside you at this workshop where you will learn the step-by-step process of the Bob Ross Wet-on-Wet Technique for oil painting. All materials are provided including paints, canvas and use of brushes and aprons. You will complete a painting and take it home that day. Aprons are provided but please dress in clothes you don't mind getting messy. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 6 and up. No experience required. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details