Dog Friendly Activities in Utah

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Utah, 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 Dreamland Safari Tours
Dreamland Safari Tours Dreamland Safari Tours is a pet-friendly outdoor adventure company in Kanab, UT, specializing in guided tours of Southern Utah. Offering thirty different day tours, multi-day tours, and custom tour options, they have something to offer anyone looking for unforgettable outdoor adventures. Open year-round, bring Fido to check out the Paria Canyon Wilderness, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Slot Canyon and many more destinations. One dog or two dogs of any size that are familiar with each other are permitted per tour. However, all members of a tour must agree to dogs tagging along. Please note that dogs are not allowed on Toroweap tours. See Details
Pet Friendly Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, UT, is a private, no kill animal sanctuary that houses approximately 1,700 animals, which are for adoption. Visitors and their pups can take free tours and/or volunteer their time at the sanctuary. Spend a few hours or a few days! Dog-friendly lodging is available onsite at Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile
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Bryce Canyon National Park Leashed dogs are welcome to explore Bryce Canyon National Park. Bryce Canyon features the largest collection of hoodoos in the world. Pets are allowed to access views of these unusually-shaped pillars of rock from all paved surfaces. They can explore campgrounds, paved roads, paved viewpoints, the paved trail between Sunset Point and Sunrise Point, and the paved Shared Use Path between the park entrance and Inspiration Point. They are not allowed on unpaved trails or unpaved viewpoints, and cannot enter buildings or transportation, even if carried. Leashes may not be longer than six feet.

Bryce Canyon National Park is open twenty-four hours a day throughout the year; however, this does not apply to its visitors center, so dog owners should check its website for hours and temporary closure information before planning their trip.
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Dead Horse Point State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Dead Horse Point State Park in Moab, Utah. As soon as you step into this park, you'll feel like you've set foot on another planet. Sprawling as far as the eye can see over 5,362 acres of high desert at an altitude of 5,900 feet, you have to visit this park to believe it's actually real. Millions of years of erosion have left the park with stunning valleys and rigid mountains of all shapes and sizes jutting out high into the sky above the Colorado River below. You are welcome to bring Fido with you on the trails that weave around the amazing terrain, as long as they are on a leash and you pick up any mess that they leave behind. Dead Horse Point State Park is open every day of the week from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Moab Rafting and Canoe Company Dogs are welcome on Day and Multi-Day Canoeing River Trips on the Green River or San Jan River from Moab Rafting and Canoe Company in Moab, UT. Advance reservations are required and limited. They require at least 24 hours notice and fill up quickly. See Details
Toadstool Hoodoos Located in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Toadstool Hoodoos are dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you hike past the mushroom-shaped rock formations on The Toadstools Trailhead, up to views of the Paria River Valley and even more toadstools. The trail is open year-round and is free to the public. For information on parking and the best seasons to enjoy the Toadstool Hoodoos, visit its website. See Details
Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument The last place in the continental United States to be mapped, the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is dog-friendly! Leashed pets are welcome to explore the series of monoliths, slot canyons, natural bridges, arches, cliffs, and terraces that make up the area. See Details
Epic Adventure Rides Epic Adventure Rides is a pet-friendly tour company based in Utah. Located 15 miles north of Page, AZ, they service the Grand Circle and Lake Powell area on the border of Utah and Arizona. Their tours are given in side-by-side UTV's that seat up to five people. Previous tour guests have held their little dogs on their laps and on the back seats which fold down for larger dogs to ride. Dogs can cool down with some ice cold water. The tour guides dog loves going out and guests love bringing their dogs, too. The tours are private and require a reservation; this ensures pets won't be mixed in with other people and creates an intimate adventure and great memories. Contact them directly for tour times. See Details
Tibble Fork Reservoir The dog-friendly Tibble Fork and Silver Lake Flat Reservoirs in Provo, UT, are beautiful fresh water lakes located up American Fork Canyon. These popular outdoor recreation areas offer a wide variety of activities and trails perfect for hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping, ATV’s and horseback riding. See Details
Cottonwood Park Off Leash Area Cottonwood Park Off Leash Area is a dog-friendly area for Fido in Salt Lake City, UT. Dogs are welcome to play off leash in this area of the park, and must be leashed in all other areas of the park. See Details
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park Explore the beauty of red dunes, blown by the wind into ever-changing shapes at dog-friendly Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park in Kanab, UT. Fido must be leashed while you explore this beautiful natural area, and please clean up after him. Sand heats up quickly, so make sure your pooch's feet are protected, too. The park is open sunrise to sunset. See Details
Red Fleet Dinosaur Trackway Trailhead Red Fleet Dinosaur Trackway Trailhead is a dog-friendly trail in Vernal, UT. The trailhead is located on BLM (Bureau of Land Management) property, which means you'll be in a remote area. Bring plenty of water for yourself and Fido as well as appropriate safety gear. The trail leads south to Red Fleet State Park where you can view dinosaur tracks in the rock surfaces. The park asks that you do not disturb these ancient wonders. See Details
Willow Creek Dog Pond Though a bit of a drive, the 1-acre summer swimming pond for dogs at this off-leash park is worth the trip. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Corona Arch Corona Arch is a dog-friendly hiking spot that leads to views of a large sandstone arch at the trail's end, reminiscent of the much larger landmark in the area, the Rainbow Bridge. You and Fido can take on one of the trails that begin at Corona Arch Trailhead. This region is known for their arches, and Corona doesn't disappoint. See Details
Tanner Park Tanner Park is not an official dog park, but leashed dogs are allowed on the park's many trails (and you do see pups off-leash as well). The park goes down in a gully, and at the bottom there is a bridge where many folks let their dogs off leash to play in the creek. The current is strong, so please use caution. This is not your typical fenced in dog park. It is like hiking in the wilderness. There are no bathrooms or watering areas so be sure to bring your own. There are a number of bag and waste stations. Please be aware that the hike back up and out is not easy if you are not in good shape. The road is dirt & rock. See Details
Memory Grove Off Leash Area at Freedom Trail Your pet will have a blast playing off-leash in the designated area of this Salt Lake park, and might take a dip in the creek, though the lake is off-limits for pooches. Not fenced. See Details
Parley's Nature Reserve Parley's Nature Reserve is a great place to go with your dog! A river runs the entire length of the reserve and is available for dogs to get in at various locations. At the end of the dirt road, there is a large swimming hole. Dogs and kids enjoy cooling off here during the hot summer months. Dogs are allowed off-leash in designated areas only. See Details
The Wave A trip to the Wave-Coyote Buttes is an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime outdoor adventure you can share with Fido. You can only hike at The Wave if you have a permit, and only 20 people per day receive permits. Due to the popularity of permit requests, a lottery system as been instituted. 10 permits are issued 4 months in advance via the online lottery and 10 permits are issued at the walk-in lottery for next-day use. Permits are also required for any dog accompanying you, although canine permits do not count toward the 20 permits per day limit. To register for the online permit lottery, visit the website. See Details
Grandstaff Canyon Trail Cut into the Navajo Sandstone by a small, perennial stream that begins about six miles from the southern shore of the Colorado River, this canyon trail winds along the stream through an oasis of cottonwood and willow trees, cut off from the desert above by towering sandstone cliffs. Morning Glory Natural Bridge spans the head of one of Grandstaff Canyon’s side canyons at the end of the trail. Leashed dogs are welcome on two-mile long trail to Morning Glory Bridge. See Details
West Jordan Dog Park Adjacent to the West Jordan Animal Shelter and Ron Wood Park, 3-plus acre space is a fully enclosed park for dogs to play off-leash. The park is separated into three areas: one for small dogs and the other two for larger dogs. Water spigots, waste bags, and benches are also available. See Details
Dog Town Park This beautiful off leash (within fenced areas) dog park has separate areas for large and small (up to 25 lbs) dogs, on-site water, restrooms, pavilion, park benches, and picnic sites. See Details
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Brigham City, UT, has something for everyone. On the 12-mile Auto Tour, view a great diversity of birds without ever leaving your vehicle. Want to stretch your legs? Walk the 1.5 miles of dog-friendly trails around our world-class Wildlife Education Center. Leashed dogs are permitted on the trails as long as they remain under control. See Details
Moab BARKery The Moab BARKery was established in October 2006 to provide excellent service and quality products to the local and visiting community here in beautiful Moab, UT. We provide premium food, natural treats, training/outdoor gear, household supplies, bedding, apparel and pet related gifts for both dogs and cats along with their human companions.

We believe that quality foods and products help you live a better life with your pet. Our foods contain no corn, wheat or soy and we offer advice for what best suits your pets nutritional needs. Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable so you can find exactly what you need without all the hassle, we know our products!

We offer many green, local and eco-friendly products too! As a retailer we get to represent the consumers with our purchase power so we seek out local, small and regional companies to ensure we support other small businesses, regional workers and waste as little fuel in shipping as possible.
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Memory Grove Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Memory Grove Park, which is located on Canyon Road in Salt Lake City. See Details