Dog Friendly Colorado

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Colorado? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Colorado below! Or give us a call at 877-411-FIDO to book your dog-friendly vacation in Colorado now.


Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Colorado? No problem. There are 2,288 pet friendly hotels in Colorado. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Colorado below.

The Village Hotel

The Village Hotel welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $35 per pet, per night. A $150 refundable deposit is also due at check-in. Studio Suites are not pet friendly. Pets may not be left unattended in guest rooms.

Mountain Goat Lodge B&B

Mountain Goat Lodge B&B allows two pets of any size for an additional fee of $20 per pet, per night. All rooms are pet friendly.

Heaven on Seven

This 3-bedroom vacation rental in Breckenridge allows pets of any size for a fee of $50/stay, plus the standard cleaning fee of $125/stay. Pets must be crated if left unattended.

Winding River Resort Village

Dogs are allowed at Winding River Resort Village, but they must be kept on a leash when outside your vehicle, attended to at all times, and be properly cleaned up after. Pets are not allowed in cabins or lodge rooms. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (970) 627-3215.


Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 1479 dog friendly restaurants in Colorado! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Colorado that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!


Get out and play! There are 282 dog friendly activities in Colorado. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Chatfield State Park Off-Leash Dog Area

Chatfield State Park offers 70-acres of off-leash fun. A variety of terrains keep dogs interested in exploring the park. Other park features include multiple trails and ponds. Bring water for your pup and bags to clean up after your dog. There is a fee to enter the state park and an additional nominal fee to use the off-leash area. Annual passes are available for frequent visitors.

Union Reservoir Dog Beach

The Union Reservoir in Longmont, Colorado features a dog training area on the south side of the reservoir where dogs are allowed to roam off leash and swim in designated areas. Dogs must remain leashed in other areas of the park.

Beaver Brook Trail

The Beaver Brook Trail is a strenuous hike on the south rim of Clear Creek Canyon. And even though the trail isn't far from Denver, it's difficult enough that Fido will think he's on a primitive backcountry hike.

The Promenade Shops at Centerra

The Promenade Shops at Centerra offers many dog-friendly shopping & dining options. Customers may bring leashed, well-behaved dogs to the common areas of The Promenades Shops at Centerra. In addition, merchants that permit dogs will have a sticker on their door or window to indicate that customers may bring their dogs into their store. These stores and restaurants include but are not limited to: American Eagle Outfitters, Famous Footwear, Bath & Body Works, Francesca's Collections, Bent Fork The Grill, Gymboree, Best Buy, Amy's Hallmark, Buckle, Helzberg Diamonds, Build-A-Bear Workshop, J. Jill, PacSun, Charlotte Russe, Perfumania, Christopher & Banks, Select Comfort, Connect Wireless, Sunglass Designs, Clarks, Sunglass Hut, Coldwater Creek, The Children's Place, Dick's Sporting Goods, Eddie Bauer, Yankee Candle, Express, and Zales. Doggie clean-up stations are located throughout the shopping center for your convenience. Visit the Management Office to pick up a copy of their Canine Code of Conduct.

Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad

Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad encourages well behaved pets to ride with their friends on any of their trains. The train rides start the end of May and run through the first weekend in October. Their conductors will talk to your pet prior to the ride, to make sure they will be comfortable.

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

Dogs are welcome to walk with their humans across North America's highest suspension bridge at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome in the park, but are not permitted on any rides or inside the buildings. The park does provide five free kennels where your dog can relax while you enjoy the rides and restaurants at the park. Kennels are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.


When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Colorado who are as crazy about their pets are you are, there's no better place to bring Fido than a dog event. You'll find information on some of our favorite annual dog events in Colorado below.


When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 544 pet services in Colorado that can help you out with poop bags (or anything else you may need). You'll find information on the most popular pet stores, pet sitters, trainers, groomers, and other pet businesses in Colorado below.

PETCO Aurora - Southlands

PETCO is a leading retailer of premium pet food and supplies with more than 850 stores in 49 states. At this location, you'll find more than 10,000 high-quality pet products, as well as professional dog training, pet photography, and a full-service grooming salon. Denver Dog Sitters

Need to attend an important business meeting, go to a wedding, or even just have a romantic dinner without Fido when you're in Denver? If your plans will require you to be apart for a few hours, but you don't want to leave Fido unattended in the hotel room, our partners at can help! They have dozens of responsible dog sitters in Denver who can visit your dog in the hotel room, take him for a walk, or even watch him overnight in their own home, if needed. Prices vary by sitter, but generally start at $15/night. You can find the perfect dog sitter for your pooch by browsing local profiles on and reading the reviews left by other dog owners. Some of the sitters have even pledged to donate a portion of their fee to help save homeless pets!

Louisville Family Animal Hospital

Louisville Family Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital specializing in providing excellent client service and individualized wellness and treatment plans for patients.

High Tails Dog & Cat Outfitters

High Tails is a store with food, supplies and equipment for dogs and cats. They also have doggie day care in the form of supervised play groups (no overnights), do-it-yourself bathing and grooming, dog training classes, and much more!

Curbside Clippers Mobile Pet Grooming

Curbside Clippers brings professional, all breed pet grooming to your door in a state of the art grooming van. They were the first mobile pet grooming company in Colorado with over 30 years of experience and is not a franchise.

Canine Dimensions Home Dog Training

Brendan Cox had a successful career in corporate training and operations management, but he left his stable career to pursue his passion for dogs and to become a professional dog trainer. Currently, he is Canine Dimensions’ Regional Dog Training Director in Denver, Colorado. Brendan has earned the recognition and reputation amongst his peers for training and rehabilitating so-called “difficult” dogs including those with household behavior problems. He is recognized by both of the nation’s most prestigious dog training associations: The Association of Pet Dog Trainers and the International Association of Canine Professionals. He is also certified by the American Kennel Club as a CGC evaluator.

Front Range German Shepherd Rescue

Front Range German Shepherd Rescue is a small, all-volunteer group of German Shepherd lovers who volunteer their time and talents to help homeless pets find new families. They are always looking for new volunteers - providing temporary foster homes for these dogs is the big need, but there are many more opportunities to help. Please consider joining their efforts. FRGSR is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization. The goal of Front Range German Shepherd Rescue is to find well-matched, carefully-screened, permanent homes for their dogs. They also provide breed information, nutrition information, referrals, education, and other services.


Rebecca of Beccavision is a new Denver artist who specializes in colorful, affordable whimsical prints of dogs and cats. She offers custom pictures of your pet as well as art mounted on glass, art magnets and note cards.

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