Montgomery County is a dog lover's dream! From wide-open spaces to a wide range of dog-friendly restaurants, you'll find there's a lot to explore with your furry best friend. We've rounded up some of the top things to do with your dog this fall.
Visit a Park
Take in some history with your dog at Valley Forge National Historical Park. The park has 35 miles of designated hiking trails to take your pet on. AtGreen Lane Park, in northwestern Montgomery County, there’s 25 miles of trails for hiking with your pet. Dogs are welcome in the park and in any body of water, as long as they remain on a leash. Near Collegeville, you’ll find Evansburg State Park. You and your dog can explore the trails along the Skippack Creek.
Looking for a place to eat? Montco’s restaurant scene has plenty of pet-friendly patios to enjoy. Enjoy beers & small bites with your pup at Conshohocken Brewing Company in Conshohocken. Or check-out Shake Shack, where you can get a burger and milkshake for yourself, and something off the special dog menu for your friend! A full list of pet-friendly restaurants can be found here.
Walk Along the Trails
Montgomery County is home to almost 100 miles of trails, including the Schuylkill River Trail, a favorite of dog owners. Its wide, paved road are perfect for a walk with your pup.Check out some of the other pet-friendly trails here.
Get Out on the Water
If you have a kayak or canoe and are looking to take your dog out on the water, spend the day on the Schuylkill River. You can access the Schuylkill Canal at Port Providence, near Phoenixville. If you’d like to try something different with your pup, how about stand up paddle boarding? Phoenixville SUP provides everything you’ll need for you and your dog to have a great time on the water.
If you’re headed to Montgomery County for a visit or planning a staycation, there’s no reason to leave the dog at home! Montco has more than 20 pet-friendly hotels, ready to welcome your four-legged family members with open arms. Check out some options here.