Pet Friendly Activities and Services

Pet Activities Outer Banks

There are plenty of places to bring your dog on the Outer Banks besides the beach. Below are a list of great attractions and stores that will welcome your pet!!


Jockey’s Ridge State Park
Phone: (252) 441-7132(252) 441-7132The largest natural sand dune on the East Coast, leashes can not exceed six (6) feet at this location.

The Nature Conservancy Nags Head Woods Preserve
Phone: (252) 441-2525(252) 441-2525Leashed pets are allowed on the lightly traveled road running through the Preserve. Pets are not allowed on the trails. Leashes required with no length requirement.

The Wright Brothers National Memorial
Phone: (252) 441-7430(252) 441-7430Home of the first powered flight. Leashed pets are welcome on the grounds, but not in the buildings. Leashes not to exceed six (6) feet in length.

Whalehead Club Currituck Heritage Park
Phone: (252) 453-9040(252) 453-9040Thirty-nine acres of historic property in Corolla, NC. Includes restored Whalehead Club & Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education. Pets welcome on grounds. Leashes required. Please clean up after your pets.

Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Phone: (252) 473-2111(252) 473-2111Southward from the US-64 and NC-12 junction. Welcomes dogs year-round. They must be on leashes not exceeding six feet in length. They must also be under control at all times.

Roanoke Island Festival Park
Phone: (252) 475-1500(252) 475-1500Located across from the Manteo waterfront, the park includes living history exhibits, a life-size replica of a 16th century ship, and plays host to a busy calendar of events and art shows. Dogs must be leashed and are allowed along the boardwalks only.


Outer Barks
Scarborough Lane Shoppes in DuckThe Outer Barks is home of the popular Yappy Hour and the Waggin' Tailgate Party.. Once a week, between Easter and Thanksgiving, the Outer Barks hosts a party for all canine friends. The parties feature frozen doggie daiquiris, puppy pasta, cake and other delicious treats, as well as an agility course, paw painting and baby pools. Bring your dog(s) and join the fun!

Dog Nutz
799 Sunset Blvd in CorollaUnleash your inner puppy at DOGNUTZ, the shop for DOGS and the people NUTZ about them. DOGNUTZ features a wall of breeds with gifts in almost 300 breeds and varieties. Offering logo gifts, OBK9 gifts, tasty treats, dog toys, and everyday pet supplies you may have forgotten at home. In addition we have a little something for those cat and horse NUTZ as well.

The Cyberdog USA
3105 N Croatan H/H 158 in Kill Devil HillsFor over ten years, The Cyberdog USA has distributed the finest pet foods & accessories on the market. Our philosophy is simple: we constantly strive to provide better ingredients and better nutrition for better health, no matter what the cost.

Salty Paws Biscuits
3933 S. Croatan Hwy in Nags HeadSalty Paws Biscuits are made with human grade ingredients and contain no added salt, byproducts, artificial flavorings or preservatives. We bake treats daily to ensure the freshness and quality that your pet deserves. Salty Paws Biscuits offers dog treats for all dogs - even those with special dietary needs such as diabetic, low fat, and allergy friendly.


Steamer's Shellfish To Go
Located in Timbuck II in CorollaSteamer's Shellfish To Go serves excellent fresh seafood on their outdoor deck seating area. Very dog friendly with bowls of water for Fido. Very casual ... order inside then carry tray out to deck to enjoy your meal with your family and dog. Now serving beer and wine.

Bacchus Wine & Cheese
Located in Monterey Plaza in CorollaEnjoy your gourmet sandwich, salad, or sub with your best friend in the sidewalk cafe! Special treat provided for your pooch! Drop by for a glass of wine and enjoy some of artisan cheeses. A great place to relax and enjoy good food and great furry friends!

American Pie We ate at the "American Pie" across the street from our hotel, and it was fantastic. We were allowed to bring the dogs while we ate on the patio. The waitstaff was wonderful. A great Dog Friendly place to eat!

Johns Drive In
Located in Kitty Hawk on the Beach RoadJohn's Drive-In scoops us a yummy array of ice cream flavors, making it a refreshing way to share a car-ride with your pup.