Your Dog-Friendly Guide to South Lake Tahoe

There’s no better time to take your pup on a trip! Bring your four-legged friends along to enjoy your next snow adventure in Lake Tahoe. Tahoe is a dog-lover’s paradise full of dog-friendly activities for you and your pup. Whether you’re looking to explore the outdoors or relax with your pup, we’ve broken down a list of some of the best places to bring your furry friends on your next outing.


Dog Dog Cat

Start your adventure with all the essentials you and your pup need for your fun-filled day. Stop in at Dog Dog Cat in the Village Shopping Center for a selection of delicious dog treats, food, toys, seasonal weather gear, harnesses and shoes.



Treat yourself and your furry best friend to some of the best views in Lake Tahoe with a trip to the frozen Echo Lake near Highway 50 and South Lake Tahoe and enjoy the view of the lake peaking through the trees. Or grab your snowshoes and head to the Fallen Leaf Lake Trail for unforgettable views of the lake and mountains.


Pet-Friendly Parks

Take your pup out to meet some new friends at the many pup-friendly parks located in South Lake Tahoe. Located within Bijou Community Park, the Bijou Dog Park offers plenty of grassy areas, shade and benches for you and your furry friend. Or head to Van Sickle Bi-State Park for a variety of easy to moderate trails to enjoy.



Looking to refuel? Head to Sprouts Café for fresh, organic salads, soups and sandwiches and relax with your pup in their dog-friendly seating area. Or bring your pup for date night at McP’s Taphouse Grill and enjoy beer on tap, live music every night and a full bar of craft cocktails.


Planning a pup-friendly trip to Lake Tahoe?

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The Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is proud to welcome you and your pets with a $50/day fee. With every pet stay, Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel will help support mountain safety. A portion of your pet fee gets donated to the Heavenly Avalanche Rescue Dogs, a trained professional rescue group. Providing coverage on the mountain every day of the season, the H.A.R.D. team serves as an essential year-round mountain safety resource for Heavenly Ski Patrollers.


Please visit our Pet Policy page for more info on our pet fee and policy details.