Dog Friendly Activities in Lake Tahoe

Taking your dog to Lake Tahoe? Lake Tahoe is very dog friendly. There are several restaurants, places to stay, trails, swimming, beaches, parks, and even events that will welcome your furry best friend with open arms when visiting North Lake Tahoe. Take a look below at some of the places to stay, eat, and experience with your dog, or use our filter to find businesses that specifically cater to dogs

Dog Friendly Cross Country Skiing/Snowshoe

Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area – Tahoe City – 530.583.5475

Tahoe Unleashed Dog Park at the North Tahoe Regional Park – Tahoe Vista – 530.546.4212

Blackwood Canyon Road – West Shore /Page Meadows – Tahoe City (USFS)

Forest Supervisor, Nancy J. Gibson 530.543.2600

Dog Friendly Beaches

If you and your dog want a fun day in the sun, to feel the sand between your tows (and paws), and maybe even a refreshing dip, there are some fantastic dog friendly beaches in Lake Tahoe you’re both sure to enjoy.

East Shore Beaches along Highway 28 – Take a hike with your dog down to several private beaches. You’ll find some great rocks and breathtaking landscapes.

Coon Street Beach – Kings Beach (specified Dog Beach south of the boat launch area with picnic tables and bathrooms).

Skylandia Park – Lake Forest Road, Tahoe City – 530.583.3796

Elizabeth Williams (Pebble Beach) – West Shore – North of Kaspian

Tahoe Watermans Landing – Carnelian Bay

Dog Friendly Events in Lake Tahoe

Peaks & Paws Festival – The Village at Palisades Tahoe – 800.403.0206

Peaks and Paws is a two-day dog friendly event in Lake Tahoe that takes place at Palisades Tahoe (formerly Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows). There’s food, wine, bluegrass music and other activities that whole family, including the furriest members, will enjoy. A special event entertaining to both humans and their canine friends, this dog-themed festival celebrates adoptable dogs and benefits the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe. Get in touch with them to see when the event will be held next.

Dog Parks and Dog Friendly Parks

Tahoe City Dog Park – 211 Grove Street at Highway 28 – 530.583.3440

Tahoe Unleashed Dog Park at the North Tahoe Regional Park – Tahoe Vista – 530.546.4212

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park – Tahoe City Golf Course

Tahoe Watermans Landing – Carnelian Bay

Additional Dog Friendly Resources

Head on over to our blog for several articles that go more in-depth into making the most of your travels with your dog. We give a breakdown of how to enjoy an ideal doggy day in North Lake Tahoe. If you need help finding the perfect place to stay with your favorite pet read our list of the top 10 dog-friendly lodgings in Lake Tahoe. After all, you’re not going to leave the dog at home, right? Fortunately, dogs love Lake Tahoe. And Lake Tahoe loves dogs.


Agate Bay Animal Hospital
580 National Avenue, Tahoe Vista, CA

North Lake Veterinary Clinic
2933 Lakeforest Road


Scraps Dog Bakery
8675 N Lake Blvd/H 28 Kings Beach


Tahoe Dog


Tahoe Vista

North Lake Dog Camp
Tahoe City

Truckee Tahoe Pet Lodge

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    1850 Village South Road #41, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

  • Patton Landing – Watermans Landing

    5166 North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140, , CA

  • Moe’s Original BBQ

    700 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145

  • CB’s Bistro

    5075 N. Lake Blvd, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140

  • Palisades Tahoe

    1960 Olympic Valley Rd., Olympic Valley, CA 96146

  • Blue Agave

    425 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145

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    204 Enterprise St., Incline Village, NV 89451

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