Dog Friendly Activities in Wisconsin

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Wisconsin, 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 Kohler-Andrae State Park
Kohler-Andrae State Park Kohler-Andrae State Park in Sheboygan, WI, is pet-friendly. You and your pooch are free to walk along the boardwalk and enjoy the designated area for dogs specifically. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 8 feet and under your control at all times. Pets are allowed at your campsite, along park roads, the Black River Hiking Trail, the Black River Marsh Boardwalk, Marsh Trail, designated sections of the Kohler Dunes Cordwalk, the Fishing Pond Trail and on the beach area north of the Nature Center only. Pets are not allowed on the beach area south of the Sanderling Nature Center, picnic areas, playgrounds, buildings or nature trails. See Details
Pet Friendly Cave Point County Park
Cave Point County Park Cave Point County Park is a dog-friendly attraction located in Sturgeon Bay, WI. This Door County Park features underwater caves, hiking trails and limestone cliffs along scenic Lake Michigan. Leashed dogs are welcome to accompany you on a visit. Please clean up after your pets. See Details
Dells Boat Tours Dells Boat Tours is more than a journey through scenery, history and legend. It's your opportunity to experience the natural beauty of Wisconsin Dells in just about every way imaginable. From dog-friendly river tours to group outings, sunset cruises to special events, they offer a variety of ways to fire your imagination, dazzle your senses and exceed your expectations, and dogs are welcome as long as they are leashed and there is enough room on the boat. See Details
Milwaukee Boat Line For on the water fun with your pup, Milwaukee Boat Line cruises welcome well-behaved, leashed pets on their public cruises. Enjoy the cityscape views as you cruise along the Milwaukee River and out onto Lake Michigan. Dogs are welcome on all general cruises but restrictions apply for specialty voyages. Dog-friendly sightseeing tours are offered May through October. See Details
Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market in Fish Creek, WI, is pet-friendly. Door County’s lakeside weather conditions and nutrient-rich soil lend it perfectly to growing fruit. At its height in 1958, the region produced 95% of the United States’ tart cherries. Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market keeps the tradition and heritage alive. Bring your leashed pooch along with you to explore this beautiful farm and wander the rows of blossoming cherry and apple trees. See Details
Simon Creek Vineyard & Winery Simon Creek Vineyard & Winery is a dog-friendly business welcoming locals and visitors to Sturgeon Bay, WI. Fido can accompany you when enjoying a fragrant glass of wine on the spacious outdoor deck. The award winning winemaking team at Simon Creek Vineyard produce exquisite fine wines which have received international recognition for their quality. Sip a glass of your favorite wine or share a bottle while admiring the vineyards and expansive Wisconsin countryside beyond. Visit the vineyard on Sunday and listen to an outdoor live music performance. See Details
Potawatomi State Park Potawatomi State Park in Sturgeon Bay, Wi is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on hiking trails throughout the park, but are not permitted on the ski trails. The eastern trail head of the Ice Age Trail is located within the park near the site of the old observation tower and will lead hikers along a beautiful stretch of Sturgeon Bay. The best time to visit is during fall when the leaves on the trees are turning an array of beautiful colors. Please note that there is a fee to enter Potawatomi State Park. See Details
Devil's Lake State Park Devil's Lake State Park is pet-friendly. Devil's Lake State Park is a state park located in the Baraboo Range in eastern Sauk County, just south of Baraboo, Wisconsin. It's the biggest state park in Wisconsin. Devil's Lake State Park welcomes leashed dogs in the park year-round from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Broken Bottle Winery & Vineyards Broken Bottle Winery & Vineyards is a small, dog-friendly winery in Wisconsin Dells. Fido is welcome outside on the patio or inside the tasting room. You can usually find live music on the weekends. See Details
Kaukauna Dog Park The City of Kaukauna won an award from the State of Wisconsin Recreation Association for this dog park. The 13-acre dog park contains three areas which are all grass-covered. There is a fenced in small dog area, a very large fenced in area for all dogs, and a fenced in pond where dogs can swim. There is also a walking trail around the perimeter of the pond which includes two bridges built by local Boy Scouts. The park is well-lit after dark & there are soda machines available for thirsty dog owners. The Kaukauna Dog Park is open daily from dawn until 11pm and is free to the public. See Details
Fawn Creek Winery Fawn Creek allows patrons to sample from a wide selection of red, white, fruit flavored, and seasonal wines. Relax with a glass of your favorite vino at a deck table overlooking the 7-acre vineyard. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the winery grounds, but not in the tasting room or patio. See Details
Mukwonago Dog Exercise Park Nestled in the southwest quarter of Waukesha County approximately three miles west of the Village of Mukwonago, Mukwonago Dog Exercise Park is contained within a beautiful 355-acre recreation area. The oak opening ridge is covered with burr oak, shagbark hickory, and ground cover of prairie plants. While strolling through the oak savanna ridge with your leashed pup, you may spot a red-tailed hawk or turkey vulture. See Details
Wisconsin Brewing Company Wisconsin Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome in its taproom and on its backyard patio, every day except Fridays and during select special events (Depth Charge & Dueling Pianos). The Brewing Company serves ten of its beers every day, plus two rotating lines of guest taps or beers you can only find at Wisconsin Brewing Company. Dog owners are welcome to bring their own food. See Details
The Bottle Shop Enjoy a glass of wine or a craft beer alongside your canine companion at The Bottle Shop! The Bottle Shop is a wine bar and retail store with a dog-friendly patio and lounge. Well-behaved and leashed dogs are welcome anywhere in the shop, which offers water and treats to four-legged visitors. Wine flights are available for purchase daily, and complimentary wine tastings are held every Saturday afternoon from 1pm to 4pm. Artisan cheeses, chocolate, and salmon and trout spreads are available for purchase as well. The Bottle Shop is open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am to 7pm and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
The Brewing Projekt The Brewing Projekt is dog-friendly! Leashed, well-behaved, and friendly dogs are welcome to join their owners on the patio for a fresh, innovative beer. Its menu includes brews such as a GunPowder IPA brewed with green tea, a Flow-Hazy Pale Ale, and a Terminal DIPA. The Brewing Projekt is open Wednesday and Thursday from 4pm to 11pm, Friday from 2pm to 12am, Saturday from 12pm to 12am, and Sunday from 2pm to 8pm. See Details
Prairie Moraine Park Prairie Moraine Park is often called the best dog park in Dane County, Wisconsin. There are many paths available, so you can go a different route each trip and there is plenty of space to run. Disposal bags, benches, and picnic tables available for humans. Dogs will love the grassy meadows with big hills, prairie grass, and beautiful wild flowers (in season). The entrance to Prairie Moraine is reached by taking US Highway 18/151 to County Highway PB; the entrance is two miles south on County Highway PB. Badger Prairie is located just a few miles from this park. See Details
Capital Springs Recreation Area Fenced-in dog park with small dog area. Few trees, tall prairie grass with gravel trails. Annual park permit or small daily fee required. See Details
BarleyPop Tap and Shop BarleyPop Tap and Shop is a dog-friendly tap room in Madison, Wisconsin. Join the BarleyPop staff for a selection of craft beers on draft, or take a six pack home with you from their fully stocked fridge of carefully curated beverages. They don't sell food at BarleyPop Tap and Shop, so Fido can join you inside while you enjoy a cold one. BarleyPop is open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm to 10pm, Thursday through Saturday from 12pm to 12am, and Sunday from 1pm to 9pm. See Details
State Line Distillery Dogs are welcome at State Line Distillery. You can bring Fido both inside and out of this classy cocktail lounge. They offer a range of beverages, including a whole host of original mixes such as Malama Pono: gin, lemon, pineapple, mango-grenadine, seltzer, and egg white. See Details
S & B Tubing S & B Tubing is pet-friendly. This popular tubing destination will take you and your pooch on a trip of Sugar River in Wisconsin. As long as your pup is friendly toward humans and other animals because of the shuttle rides being close quarters, you can bring them along. Dogs can relax in an upside down cooler tube tethered to your tube. Rentals for the cooler tubes are $5. S & B Tubing is open Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 3:30pm and Saturday to Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. See Details
Brown County Dog Park Brown County Dog Park is open year round from 8 am to sunset. It is fenced, and has benches, tables, handicap access, poop bags, parking, restrooms, water and trashcans. It has two large divided sections, and a third smaller section that is for puppies only. Long trails follow the entire fence line. Cost is $15/dog per year (or $2/dog per use). Park Passes are available at local pet stores or may also be purchased via mail by calling (920) 448-6242. Dog owners may walk their dogs on-leash through the rest of the park. See Details
Superior Dog Park The City of Superior Dog Park is pet-friendly. Located near the Millennium Trail head at 28th Street and Wyoming Avenue, the dog park is fenced-in. There's a two-way entrance to get into the park. Once you're inside, towering trees dominate the landscape of the fun park. They also host a couple of Yappy Hours. Take your leashed pooch for a stroll on the Millennium Trail after playing in the park. Superior Dog Park is open every day of the week from 5:30am to 10:30pm. See Details
Hop & Barrel Brewing Hop & Barrel Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Hudson, WI. Sit back, relax and drink a pint of your favorite or a flight to try something new at this popular brewery. This brewery offers a wide array of different styles on tap to sample. Fido is welcome inside the taproom and on the seasonal, outdoor patio. See Details
Whitefish Dunes State Park Whitefish Dunes State Park welcomes leashed pets to enjoy a section of the beach with their humans. Pets are not allowed on the section of beach from the nature center to the third beach access from April 1 to November 1. The pet beach access is about a 0.75-mile walk from the parking lot. To reach this area, walk your pet from the parking area down the Red trail and then onto the beach. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 8 feet at all times. A state park vehicle admission sticker is required for entrance to the park. See Details