Dog-Friendly Activities around Greater Phoenix Arizona
If you’re an active dog parent living in the Phoenix area, it’s the perfect time to go explore with your four-legged best friend before the mercury climbs!
Today’s blog has found THE dog-friendly activities around greater Phoenix Arizona!
Beat the Heat and Hit the Trails!
Make sure you schedule your outdoor adventures now while the temps are still cooler for enjoying the Arizona trails!
Located in the center of Phoenix, Piestewa Peak (formerly Squaw Peak) is one of the most accessible trails for dogs and their owners with a potential elevation gain of 2,608 feet. Note: Dogs (and horses) are not allowed on the Piestewa Peak’s Summit Trail. To access summit views with your dog, take the Freedom Trail (approximately 3-3/4 miles). The dog-friendly trails cater to both easy and advanced hikers with leashed dogs.
Take Squaw Peak Drive to Piestewa Freeway for the trailheads.
The Butte at South Mountain Park
One of the largest city parks in the country (more than 16,000 acres), there are over 50 miles of pet-friendly trails to explore! You can find the South Mountain Park and Preserve at 10819 S. Central Avenue in Phoenix.
Phoenix Dog Parks to Enjoy
Prefer a local dog park to the wilderness trails? Phoenix offers a variety of dog parks just waiting to welcome you and your furry friend off-leash!
COOL OFF at Tempe Town Lake!
Even in cooler weather, outdoor activities in Arizona can work up a good sweat and have you looking for a way to cool down and Tempe Town Lake is the perfect place! With just a $12 parking fee (until 5 pm), stroll across the bridge and cool off with your four-legged best friend! Or walk/bike the path, have a picnic or rent a boat to go out on the water together!
Head down to Mill Avenue and cross the bridge located at the southeast corner over Tempe Town Lake.
Dog-Friendly Food Stops!
With all this activity, at some point, you’re going to have to find a dog-friendly food stop in the Greater Phoenix area. Grab some food or refreshments with your best friend at your side with one of these dog-friendly places to eat and drink.
Courtesy: OHSO Brewery
· 30 handcrafted brews
· Burgers, tacos, pork sandwiches, surf and turf and more!
· Dog-friendly back patio with canal views
· Treats and water bowls for all K9s
· Modern twist on the classic tiki bars and restaurants
· Hawaiian + Mainland flavors and fresh fish
· Dog-friendly patio with water bowls
Courtesy: Snooze A.M. Eatery
· Classic American breakfast favorites
· Friendly, leashed dogs welcome on the outdoor, shaded dining patio with water bowls
· Open from 6:30 am – 2:30 pm
· Fresh Mexican dishes
· Dog-friendly, shaded and landscaped outdoor patio
· Across the street from a dog-friendly park too!
Before you hit the town or the trails, make sure your pup is social and friendly!
Confident and well-mannered canines are a joy to take everywhere you go!
We can help you and your dog get ready!
Call 480-382-0144 or send us an email to schedule.
Serving Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe and East Valley areas of Arizona.