Paws and Play: A Guide to Pet-Friendly Adventures in Ashland, Oregon

by | Feb 16, 2024 | Travel Tips

Are you planning a getaway to Ashland, Oregon, but can’t bear the thought of leaving your furry friend behind? Fret not! Ashland is not only a haven for Shakespeare enthusiasts and nature lovers, but also a welcoming destination for four-legged companions. Discover a world of pet-friendly delights as you explore the charm of Ashland with your beloved pets.

Trails and Tails

Pet-Friendly Hiking in Ashland

Ashland’s extensive trail system isn’t just for humans; it’s a paradise for dogs too! Leash up your pup and explore the scenic trails, letting them revel in the smells of nature. With over 50 miles of easy-to-access trails, there is endless exploring and adventures. Our favorite is Oredon Todd trail for its ease and loads of shade.

Ashland Dog Park

Off-Leash Adventures Await

If your canine companion loves to roam off-leash, the Ashland Dog Park is the place to be. This spacious, fenced-in area allows dogs to frolic and make new friends in a safe environment. With separate sections for large and small dogs, it’s the perfect spot for your pup to burn off some energy.

950 Perozzi St
Ashland, OR 97520

Here are other dog-friendly parks in Ashland. 

Calle Guanajuato

A Dog-Friendly Oasis for Culinary Delights in Ashland, Oregon

When it comes to pet-friendly dining in Ashland, one hidden gem stands out – Calle Guanajuato. Nestled in the heart of Ashland, Calle Guanajuato is located across the street from the entrance to our enchanting Lithia Park. This outdoor walkway is situated alongside Ashland Creek, providing a serene and picturesque backdrop for your and your pups’ dining escapades. The restaurants along ‘The Calle’ are dog-friendly and include:


Skout Tap House and Provisions


Oberon’s Restaurant and Whiskey Bar


Wine Tails

Sipping and Wagging Through Dog-Friendly Long Walk Vineyards

Not only known for exquisite wines, but also for dog-friendly ambiance, Long Walk Vineyards is set against the stunning backdrop of the Rogue Valley. This winery invites you and your pup to indulge in a sensory experience. Sip on fine wines while your dog takes in the scents of the vineyards. Leash up your pup, raise a glass, and savor the moment overlooking Ashland.

Pet-Friendly Accommodations

Where to Rest Your Paws

Finding a comfortable place to stay with your pet is crucial. At Swank House, we offer three pet-friendly locations in Ashland. Our V.I.P (very important pet) program welcomes pets with open arms, treats, water bowls and even a towel to wipe down those paws. Check out our pet friendly options here and reserve your room today

Pack your pet’s favorite toys, grab their leash, and embark on a memorable adventure together in Ashland. Whether you’re exploring the outdoors, dining at pet-friendly establishments, or simply enjoying the welcoming atmosphere, Swank House ensures that your pet is treated as a cherished travel companion. Let the city’s warmth and charm create lasting memories for both you and your four-legged friend!

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3 Tips for a Pawsitively Perfect Trip


    1. Check Pet Policies: Before heading to a restaurant, double-check their pet policy to ensure a hassle-free experience.

2. Explore Shops Together: Many shops in Ashland are pet-friendly. Take a leisurely stroll through the downtown area and discover charming boutiques that welcome furry patrons like Pelindaba Lavender and Handlebar Bike Shop.


3. Plan for Pet-Friendly Events: Check local event calendars for pet-friendly gatherings or festivals. Ashland occasionally hosts events where pets are not only allowed but celebrated.


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