Best Dog Friendly Activities in Scottsdale

Are you looking to bring your pup along on your Scottsdale adventures? Scottsdale is consistently ranked the most pet-friendly city in Arizona, and for good reason! With so many great trails and restaurants offerings a space for your pup, there’s no excuse not to bring your dog along. Here are some of our favorite places –

dog photoLost Dog Wash Trail 

This 4.4-mile loop is a great hike year-round to bring your pup. With several beautiful wild flowers and short, moderately trafficked trails that are great for you and your pup to explore. Featuring a natural desert landscape, it’s easily accessible from Scottsdale and offers parking at the trail head.

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

Among the antique carousel and historic railroad museum, McCormick-Stillman Railrod Park offers expensive grassy areas and great picnic areas for you and your furry friend. Make sure to keep your dog leashed, but enjoy the walks around the old railroad cars and exploring the grounds.

Su Vino Winery

Hoping to bring your dog along to your next winery trip? Su Vino is a great local pet-friendly option. You can enjoy your wine while your pup sips on bowls of dog water under a shaded patio. Located in downtown Scottsdale, it’s great for the urban pup that wants to come along with you.

Chaparral Park 

One of the biggest and most-visited dog parks in Scottsdale is Chaparral Park. With over four acres for your pup to run around in, it offers various water fountains, play features and seating for you. Feel free to bring a chair too! Chaparral Park also offers two sections for dogs to play in — one for more passive dogs that might be easily scared.

Gateway Trailhead

Perfect for both the pups and your children, Gateway Trailhead is a great opportunity for hiking and education. Children can get a passport along the way and collect stamps, while dogs can trot alongside via leash. With plenty of parking and an easy hike, it’s a great option for the whole family.

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