Summer is here, and it's the perfect time to get out and enjoy the Triangle area with your furry friends! The Triangle, made up of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, is known for being a pet-friendly region, offering a variety of activities and events for pet owners and their pets to enjoy. Here are some of the top local and relevant activities you can do with your pets this summer.
Parks and Outdoor Spaces
Oakwood Dog Park, Raleigh
Start off your pet-friendly summer fun at Oakwood Dog Park in Raleigh. This park features a large dog area as well as a small dog area for older dogs or those that are anxious around larger dogs. Admission is free, and the park is open from sunrise to sunset every day. Enjoy a lovely walk with your pet while soaking in the summer sun at Oakwood Dog Park.
Piney Wood Dog Park, Durham
Another great outdoor spot to visit is Piney Wood Dog Park in Durham. The park features four separate enclosed areas - a small dog area, large dog area, program area, and entrance area. Amenities include water fountains, waste bag dispensers, benches, and a kiosk. Your pet will love exploring the different sections of this park! More information here.
Southern Community Park, Chapel Hill
In Chapel Hill, you can't miss Southern Community Park. This 72-acre park is equipped with trails, picnic shelters, a play area, and a dog park. After a game of fetch in the dog park, you and your pet can enjoy a leisurely walk on one of the trails.
Fullsteam Brewery, Durham
If you're a fan of craft beer, visit Fullsteam Brewery in Durham with your pet. This pet-friendly establishment is known for its great vibe, good music, and variety of board games. Sip on a locally brewed craft beer while your pet enjoys the friendly atmosphere.
Bond Brothers Beer Co., Cary
In Cary, Bond Brothers Beer Co. is a must-visit. This brewery has two locations in downtown Cary and welcomes pets. Enjoy a refreshing beer on a hot summer day while your pet mingles with other pet patrons.
Sweet Treats and Activities
Maple View Farm, Hillsborough
For a sweet treat, visit Maple View Farm in Hillsborough. Known for their high-quality, farm-fresh milk and ice cream, this is a great spot to cool down on a hot summer day. Plus, they allow pets in their outdoor areas.
Carolina Paddleboard Co., Wilmington
If you're up for an adventure, try paddleboarding with your pet at Carolina Paddleboard Co. in Wilmington. They provide gear rentals and are open from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Carolina Paddleboard Co. offers a fun and unique experience for you and your pet.
From parks and breweries to sweet treats and fun activities, there's no shortage of pet-friendly fun in the Triangle area this summer. We at Fluff hope you have a fantastic summer filled with adventures with your pet!
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