Dog friendly Colorado

Bring Your Dog

02/15/2019 | by O2 Creative | Featured

Updated February 15, 2019

Bring Your Dog

 

If you are looking for a pooch-friendly vacation destination look no further. Winter Park, Colorado is about as dog-friendly as it gets. From puppy friendly lodging and doggy daycare to pup-friendly hiking trails and restaurants, Winter Park, Colorado has everything you will need for a fantastic family vacation with your whole family.Check out Headwater Trails Alliance for a full list of local pup-friendly hikes.

When hiking with your pup, be sure to clean up after them and keep them on a leash or under voice command. Moose dislike dogs and will attack if they feel threatened. If you come across a moose, prevent your dog from chasing it, and slowly move away.

Dog eating ice cream

Doggy Daycare:

 

Can’t find a pet friendly vacation rental and still want to bring your best friend with you? Here’s a couple Doggy Daycares in the area.

4 Paws Resort 
Granby, CO 
970-31-9293

Mountain Mongrels Dog Boarding
Grand Lake
970-531-0837

How about taking a dog sled ride while your on vacation!

Dogsled Rides of Winter Park. They offer kennel tours year-round, dogsled rides in the winter, and cart rides when there is no snow on the ground.

Dog-friendly restaurants:

 

Carvers Restaurant – In need of a pup-friendly breakfast or lunch? Stop by Carvers. Carvers serves homemade bread products, 100% cage fee eggs and all their meat is Colorado-raised, hormone and antibiotic free. Pups on leashes are welcome to join.

Deno’s – Deno’s is home to a pup-friendly patio that all four and two-legged visitor will enjoy. With a huge happy hour menu, a full bar, an insane wine list, kickin’ wings, and spectacular location you and your pup will be in for a treat. (Pups must be on a leash.)

Deno's Mountain Bistro Winter Park Colorado
Dog friendly vacation

Dog-Friendly Hikes:

Many guests are disappointed to discover that dogs are not allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park. While this is the case, there are a ton of pet-friendly hikes in and around Winter Park to keep you and your pup exploring.

Here are some of our favorites:

  • Columbine Lake
  • Zoom Flume
  • Strawberry Creek
  • Devil’s Thumb
  • Doe Creek
  • Fraser River Trail

 

Check out Headwater Trails Alliance for a full list of local pup-friendly hikes.

When hiking with your pup, be sure to clean up after them and keep them on a leash or under voice command. Moose dislike dogs and will attack if they feel threatened. If you come across a moose, prevent your dog from chasing it, and slowly move away.

Dog-Friendly Lodging:

Visit Winter Park Lodging – We are the top vacation management company serving the area. We know how important pets are to visiting families so we have a few dog friendly vacation rentals. Click here for our Wapiti three bedroom that’s dog and cat friendly! 

Come Visit!

With so much to do, we hope you and your pooch will consider visiting Winter Park, Colorado for your next family vacation!

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