Are you looking to explore one of Arizona’s most scenic areas? Make sure to bring your pooch with you on your adventures, whether it be trying a new restaurant or going on a trolley tour. Here are Tripping.com’s 9 favorite dog friendly places in Sedona.
Top 9 Dog Friendly Places in Sedona
1. Red Rock Magic Trolley Tours
252 North State Road 89A
Explore Sedona on a trolley with your dog! Board the Magic Trolley from a number of different locations to take a guided tour from 55 to 85 minutes. There are three different tours to choose from, which include the Boynton Canyon Tour, Bell Rock Tour, and the recently added Chapel of the Holy Cross Tour. Make sure to have a reservation in advanced to ensure that you are able to experience the beauty of Sedona.
2. Sedona Dog Park
950 Soldier Pass Road
Visit Sedona Dog Park to let your dog roam free to explore. Sedona Dog Park has several shaded areas for you and your dog to stay cool during the summer. There are also benches and water stations. Note that you must have your dog on a leash when entering or exiting the park and they must wear a collar at all times. If your small Chihuahua is afraid of Great Danes, don’t worry because there are separated areas for small and big dogs in the park.
3. Whiskers Bakery
320 North State Route 89A, Suite A
Located in Sinagua Plaza in uptown Sedona, Whiskers Bakery is a pet boutique that most dogs probably dream of. Whiskers Bakery has everything from toys for dogs of any age, to collars and luxury strollers. You can even reward your dog for good behavior by visiting the Gourmet Bakery section, which has a variety of treats. Don’t feel bad for spoiling your dog with goodies because a portion of the store’s proceeds go to the Sedona Humane Society!
4. Secret Garden Cafe
336 Highway 179
Head over to the garden patio at Secret Garden Café, where pets are more than welcome! The patio is secluded and surrounded by a beautiful landscape of flowers and greenery. Don’t worry about your dog escaping while you enjoy the food and espresso because the patio is enclosed. It is even heated during the winter!
5. Barlow Adventures
3009 West Highway 89A
Forget taking a walk down the street, take your dog on a real adventure by going on a self-guided jeep tour! Barlow Adventures allows you to rent a jeep to travel around Sedona in, whether it’s for an hour or for a few days. If you are concerned about your dog getting the jeep dirty, Barlow Adventures provides a blanket for you to put on the seat to keep your dog clean and comfortable.
6. Oak Creek Vineyard and Winery
1555 North Page Springs Road
Take your dog on a sophisticated adventure while you’re in Sedona! Oak Creek Vineyard and Winery has the biggest selection of wine merchandise in Arizona and is conveniently dog friendly. Enjoy scenic views with your dog while you do wine tastings! Oak Creek Vineyard and Winery is open from 10 am to 6 pm, seven days a week.
7. Barking Frog Grille
2620 West State Route 89A
If you are looking for a restaurant offering American meals with Mexican and Southwestern flavors, try going to the Barking Frog Grille. Although dogs are not allowed inside the three dining rooms, they are more than welcome on the two outdoor patios!
8. Sedona Red Rock Adventure Tours
100 Forest Road
Explore the red rock canyons throughout the Verde Valley by going on a Sedona Red Rock Adventure Tour. Make sure to bring your pooch so he can meet Summit, the company’s own guide dog. Enjoy a private tour, customized to whichever locations you would like to visit. This on road tour ranges from 2.5 to 3 hours.
9. Slide Rock State Park
6871 North Highway 89A
With 43 acres of land, Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon offers endless opportunities for exploring with your dog. Dogs must be leashed at all times. The hours are 8 am to 6 pm. Note that the last chance you have to enter the park is at 5:30 pm.
This article was written by Colleen Regan.