Dog Friendly Activities in Washington

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Washington, 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 Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park Known locally as "Doggy Disneyland," Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA, is best known for its 40 acres of off-leash area. There are fields, woods and water. Total heaven if you're a dog! See Details
Pet Friendly Washington Park Arboretum
Washington Park Arboretum Washington Park Arboretum is a dog-friendly park in Seattle, WA. Leashed pets welcome on the extensive trails of this beautiful Seattle park with plenty of benches for resting and lots of local wildlife. Please note that dogs are not permitted inside buildings. See Details
Double Bluff Beach Double Bluff Beach in Freeland, WA is dog friendly. Fido will go wild for the chance to run off-leash at this 2-mile stretch of wide, beautiful sand. There's even a doggie washing station to rinse off at. See Details
Luther Burbank Park An off-leash area at the north end of the Luther Burbank Park in Mercer Island provides plenty of room for your pup to romp with other dogs. There is a shore area so water-loving dogs can get in the water and play. See Details
Ft Steilacoom Dog Park At 340 acres, Ft. Steilacoom is the largest park in Lakewood and provides a diverse mix of active and passive recreation. It features an expansive & scenic trail system, baseball, soccer & softball fields, a state-of-the-art playground, off-leash dog park & new picnic shelter. See Details
Seattle Water Tours Ice Cream Cruise Formerly Seattle Ferry Service, the Seattle Water Tours Ice Cream Cruise is a popular, dog-friendly cruise around Lake Union. Well-behaved, leashed pups are welcome aboard as you enjoy ice cream and a view of Seattle from the water. The 45-minute trip also includes a narrated tour of the waterway. See Details
Kenmore Air Are you looking for the best way for you and Fido to see Seattle? Kenmore Air offers pet-friendly flightseeing tours! Enjoy an exciting water takeoff, an air tour of Seattle, and a gentle landing on Lake Union aboard one of Kenmore Airlines's seaplanes. Lap dogs up to 25 lbs are permitted for no charge, 26 to 50 lbs for $75, and a seat must be purchased for dogs over 50 lbs. For the comfort and safety of all passengers, they maintain a limit of one pet per flight. See Details
Discovery Bay Golf Club Discovery Bay Golf Club is a dog-friendly, public golf course in Port Townsend, WA. Leash up Fido and bring him along to enjoy 18 holes of golf on Washington's oldest public golf course! Surrounded by unspoiled views of the Olympic and Cascade mountains, Discovery Bay Golf Course is an excellent place to relax and enjoy golfing with man's best friend. See Details
Ocean Shores Dog Beach Dogs are welcome to romp off-leash at Ocean Shores' Dog Beach! The off-leash area runs from the area South of the Taurus Beach Approach down to Butter Clam. Dogs must be cleaned up after and under voice control. See Details
Pelindaba Lavender Farm Pelindaba Lavender Farm is a dog-friendly farm in Friday Harbor, WA. Choose from a wide variety of activities including a visit to the to the demonstration garden, cutting field and nursery. There are on-site picnic areas for you and your pup to enjoy lunch. The Gatehouse Farm Store has over 240 handcrafted lavender products including lavender dog bones and shampoo. The farm is open from May through October, with peak season being July and August. Dogs must leashed at all times. See Details
Fort Ebey State Park Fort Ebey State Park is pet-friendly. Located on the western side of Whidbey Island, the area was built as a coastal defense fort during the Second World War. There are 25 miles of trails around the park to enjoy and a two-mile stretch of pet-friendly beach too. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until dusk. See Details
Olympic National Forest Olympic National Forest is a beautiful dog-friendly forest in Olympia, WA. With the Olympic Mountains nestled in the center, the Olympic National Forest offers the unique opportunity to explore the only temperate rainforest in the lower 48. Visitors have the opportunity to experience the rushing rivers, coastal rain forests, alpine wildflowers and stunning views of the Puget Sound from mountain peaks. Lower Lena Lake Trail is a 7 mile out-and-back trail which attracts backpackers, campers, and day hikers. This beautiful trail takes hikers on a climb to Lake Lena. Dogs should be leashed on this busy route, and hikers can expect moderate switchbacks at this start of this trail. A recreation pass is required to park at the trailhead. Pet owners should note that dogs are not permitted on the trail to Upper Lake Lena. See Details
Howarth Park Howarth Park has a dog-friendly long beach area to take your dog in Everett, WA. At low tide, the sand stretches out forever with plenty of room for you and pooch to run around, or just bring a picnic and get some sun! Check the tide reports before going to ensure ultimate beach bliss, and park up top for a fun little hike down to the water in this lush little 28 acre park. Unfortunately, not the entire park is off leash, just the beach area, but other areas of the park include picnic facilities, trails, a playground, tennis courts, restrooms, fishing, and salt-water access. See Details
Spokanimal Dog Park at High Bridge Park Spokane's only actual dog park. There is an area for large dogs and an area for small dogs. Please bring a gallon of water with you. Water is supposed to be installed by summer of 2013 but for now it's bring your own. See Details
Olympic Sculpture Park The Olympic Sculpture Park is a dog-friendly park in Seattle, WA, created and operated by the Seattle Art Museum. The park is free and open to the public. Leashed pets are welcome to walk around and see the beautiful sculptures with you. See Details
Griffiths-Priday State Park Dog-friendly Grifiths-Priday Ocean State Park in Ocean Shores, WA, is the perfect place for you and your beach-loving pup to spend the day. Explore the more than 8,300 feet of saltwater shoreline and 9,950 feet of freshwater shoreline in this 364-acre marine park. Walk along the beach, hike the dunes, and stroll along the river. You'll also be able to see the Copalis Spit, a designated wildlife refuge, in this park. See Details
Rotary Bark Park Dog-friendly Rotary Bark Park in Gig Harbor, WA, is a 15-acre off-leash park in the woods with trails and a play meadow. There are picnic tables and a shelter located in the meadow area. Designated parking is available in the Pierce County Fire District parking lot, and waste bags and a water faucet are available. See Details
Dog Mountain Trail Hiking the dog-friendly, 6-mile Dog Mountain Trail in Cook, WA, is a great way to spend some quality time with your pup. There is also a 1-mile loop trail to the summit that provides an excellent opportunity to view the western portion of the Columbia River Gorge. Choose the eastern trail for an easier climb through wildflower fields or the western trail for a more strenuous climb through dense forests. Permits are required during the wildflower season and can be obtained in advance online at recreation.gov. The trail is open from March until December. See Details
Seattle Center Monorail The Seattle Center Monorail is pet-friendly. This elevated monorail line welcomes dogs and their owners to ride together, as long as Fido is wearing his leash. The service operates along Fifth Avenue between Seattle Center in Lower Queen Anne and Westlake Center in Downtown. The monorails' hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 7:30am to 9:00pm, Friday from 7:30am to 11:00pm, Saturday from 8:30am-11:00pm, and Sunday from 8:30am-9:00pm. See Details
Top Rung Brewing Company Top Rung Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Lacey, WA, and Thurston County's oldest operating craft brewery. Dogs are welcome on the front patio while you enjoy a craft brew with one of their snacks like charcuterie or pretzels with cheese. See Details
Westcrest Park Off-Leash Area Westcrest Park Off-Leash Area is an 8.4 acres, dog-friendly park in Seattle, WA. The park features a doggie drinking fountain, shade, trees and lots of open space. There is also a separated area for small and shy dogs located on the southwest side of the main off-leash area. For people, the off-leash area provides benches, chairs, and a shady place to relax. Restrooms, play areas and picnic areas are nearby. See Details
Willis Tucker Dog Park Willis Tucker Dog Park is an off-leash dog area at Willis Tucker Snohomish County Park that has over 10 acres of fully-fenced areas for dogs and their people to enjoy. Willis Tucker Dog Park has three fenced, off-leash areas to choose from: an open meadow, a forested trail, and a smaller older/shy/small dog area. Drinking water is available. See Details
Beaver Lake Dog Park Your dog will love to play off-leash at Beaver Lake Dog Park in Sammamish, WA, a fenced dog park with separate small dog area, trees, both dog and human drinking fountains, and walking trails. See Details
Dakota Memorial Dog Park at Pacific Community Park This 8-acre dog park is located on the north side of Pacific Community Park. It is fully fenced with two double-gated entrances accessible from the two parking lots inside the community park. The dog park features a gravel perimeter trail through open lawn and forested areas, a rustic log agility course, benches and drinking fountains. A dog rinse off area is located on the back side of the restroom located on the west side of the park closest to NE 164th Avenue (Note: Dogs must be leashed at the rinse off area). See Details