Best Dog Destinations in Harford
Harford County is the place to be if you’re looking for a dog-friendly place. Harford County has it all, whether you’re looking to bring your dog on a hike in our many state parks or want to go out for a drink while they sit at your feet. Here are some local favorite spots.
1. Harford Vineyard & Winery
Located in Forest Hill, Maryland, Harford Vineyard & Winery offers a variety of wines and tours. The winery has a large selection of wines from which to choose, as well as an outdoor patio for dining or relaxing with your pup.
2. Victory Street Dog Playground
Located in Victory Street Park, this park is great for bringing your dog. It has a variety of amenities, including shade trees and open spaces for playing with your dog. The park is equipped with exercise tunnels, fire hydrants, ramps, and more. Plus, the park has separate small and large dog play areas.
3. Gunpowder Falls State Park
Harford County is a great place to bring your dog to events and dog-friendly restaurants. Harford County has many dog-friendly parks and trails, such as Gunpowder Falls State Park and the Gunpowder River Trail. If you’re looking for something more active, check out one of these trails!
4. Chesepiooc Real Ale Brewery
This local brewery is a family-friendly, pup-friendly local favorite. Enjoy a craft beer with your pup and get specially made dog biscuits. Plus, they sell a non-alcoholic beer brewed especially for dogs. Their signature flavor includes barley, bacon, and peanut butter. The taproom also has a grassy area for an outdoor beer experience. Raise a glass with your four-legged friends and enjoy a different afternoon!
5. Bark Social
The first social club for gods in Baltimore! Relax and enjoy a beverage while your dog socializes with the rest of the crew. The club has treats, toys, swag, and more for dogs and humans. It’s like a block party but with pups all around.
6. Rebel’s Dog Park
A dedicated dog play space featuring two fully fenced runs dedicated to off-leash play. Let your dog run wild and enjoy the scenic trails in this park. While the park is free, it’s part of the Humane Society of Harford County, so all fundraising efforts also help support the park.
Geraldine Orentas is a writer in partnership with fencing supplier Viking Fence.