Pet-Friendly Portland

Discover the most pet-friendly places to eat, drink and stay in Portland.

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Travelling with an animal companion? Not only does Portland offer plenty of pet-friendly hotels, many of the city’s beloved breweries and outdoor patios welcome furry friends (and some even provide treats!). Grab a leash and get ready to explore the best pet-friendly destinations in Portland.

Know Before You Go

When visiting Portland’s parks and natural areas with pets, please remember:
–  Pets must always be on leash when not in a designated off-leash area
–  Law requires that pet waste must be picked up and disposed of in a trash can
–  Being in an off-leash area does not exempt pet owners or handlers from obeying scoop laws
–  Violation of leash or scoop laws will result in a fine of up to $150

Dog-Friendly Portland Breweries

Plenty of Portland’s 75+ breweries cater to both two-and four-legged visitors, providing pooch-friendly patios and bowls of water for thirsty pups.

Top 5

Fenced Off-Leash Dog Parks

Let your furry friend run free at these fenced off-leash spaces in Portland.

  • Wallace Park

    Wallace Park is only a short walk away from trendy Northwest 23rd Avenue and provides a great place for playing Frisbee, picnicking and bringing your dog to play in the designated puppy play area. Children can also enjoy the full playground.

  • The Fields Park

    One of Portland’s newest parks (completed in 2013), The Fields Park adds welcome green space beneath the shadow of the striking Fremont Bridge in the revitalized Pearl District.

  • Delta Park

    This North Portland park near the Portland Expo Center includes sports fields, paved paths, a fenced off-leash dog area, picnic tables, a playground and more.

  • Gabriel Park

    This 87-acre park has two small creeks and offers paved and soft-surface trails meandering through open and wooded areas. Facilities include sports fields, dog off-leash areas and a skatepark.

  • Brentwood Park

    Woodstock neighborhood park with fenced dog off-leash area, along with plentiful picnic tables, a playground, soccer and softball fields, tennis and volleyball courts and paved walkways.

Pet-Friendly Portland Hotels

These Portland hotels pamper pets as much as they do people, providing bedding, treats, room service and more.

Dog-Friendly Trails

Explore the outdoors with your furry friend on these dog-friendly trails in Portland.

  • Powell Butte Nature Park

    This park is spread over 608 acres and features over nine miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The butte has three distinct habitat types: open meadow, mature Douglas fir forest and oak savanna.

  • Wildwood Trail

    This 30.2-mile trail winds through Northwest Portland’s 40,000-acre Forest Park, offering plenty of places access sections along the trail (especially from Macleay Park trailhead).

  • Mt. Tabor Park

    This popular park features expansive views, picnic areas, natural-surface and paved paths, a dog off-leash area, a playground and a performance stage, plus tennis, volleyball and basketball courts.

  • Tryon Creek State Natural Area

    Located only minutes from downtown Portland, Tryon Creek State Natural Area is Oregon’s only state park within a major metropolitan area. Enjoy a hike or a stroll along eight miles of trails in a wooded ravine.

  • Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

    This 170-acre mix of meadows, woodlands and wetlands is the lower Willamette River floodplain's largest remaining natural area, and a refuge for wildlife including threatened salmon and over 175 bird species.

Dog-Friendly Patios in Portland

Portlanders love their dogs, so it’s only natural that the city has plenty of dog-friendly eateries. Discover the best patios to bring your pup in Portland.