7 Dog Friendly Things to Do in Seattle All Year Round

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Visit an off-leash dog park

7400 Sand Point Way NE

With some 485 parks in and around the city, it shouldn’t be too hard for Fido to get a good run out. Out of the total number, 14 parks feature a dog-friendly off-leash area, with another 10 park in the surrounding area. This is a welcoming change from the City’s policy on beaches and athletic fields where dogs have to be kept on a leash at all times. Although these off-leash areas can be found all over the city, Magnuson Park is one of the most popular dog-friendly parks. The park covers 8.6 acres, there is a fence around it, and is the only off-leash area within city limits with access to water, i.e. the freshwater shoreline of Lake Washington.

Magnuson Park | Photo by AM S. (Yelp)

Go urban hiking

5849 15th Ave N

ravenna park

Ravenna Park | Photo by Angie Nguyen (Facebook)

Sightseeing from a Metro bus

5849 15th Ave N

King County Metro bus

Photo by @venturacountytransitfan

Elliot Bay, Central Cascades, Snoqualmie Region, etc.

Elliott Bay Marina Trail

Photos by Christine Z., Latifa S. (Yelp)

2623 NE University Village St.

eastside dog

Photo by @eastsidedog

9801 16th Ave. SW

beer star seattle

Photos by @beerstarwhitecenter

201 E Green Lake Dr. N

Green Lake Park

Photos by Eric A., Latifa S. (Yelp)

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