This section of our pet travel guide features
pet-friendly / dog-friendly
attractions, activities, and places in British Columbia (BC) that you can visit while on
holidays. There is also a separate section for
dog parks & beaches in British Columbia.
Is your favourite place missing from this list?
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*** Pet policies change from time to time, so please call ahead to
confirm that your pets are still welcome. This list is provided as a
service only and does not constitute an endorsement.
- Boston Bar, Fraser Valley: Hell's Gate Airtram - (604) 867-9277
43111 Trans Canada Hwy, 52 kms north of Hope, BC. GPS coordinates: N 49º 46’ 55.3 / W 121º 26’ 48.
Pets must be on leash. Pets are not allowed anywhere that food is served.
- Burnaby: Burnaby Central Railway - (604) 291-0922
Confederation Park, 120 North Willingdon Avenue
Miniature railway rides and railway museum. Open Easter to Thanksgiving, Weekends Only.
Pets must be on leash. Please clean up after your dog.
- Chilliwack: Minter Gardens - (604) 794-7191 / Toll-free 1-888-MINTERS
Exit #135 Highway #1, Chilliwack
Open seasonally from March to mid-October, subject to weather and climate conditions.
Dogs are permitted in the Gardens provided they are kept on a short leash (less than 4') at all times and are cleaned up after promptly. Please note that, with the exception of certified assistance animals, pets are not permitted in food service areas.
- Langley: Twilight Drive-In - (604) 856-5063
260th Street & Fraser Highway
Open February to November. Pets must be on leash. Please clean up after your dog. Management reserves rights to refuse any animal.
- North Vancouver: Capilano Suspension Bridge - (604) 985-7474 / Toll-free: 1-877-985-7474
3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver
Open year-round. Pets must be on a short leash and under control.
- North Vancouver: Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre - (604) 990-3755
Located in Lynn Canyon Park at the end of Peters Road in North Vancouver.
Latitude: N 49 20 37 Longitude: W 123 01 04. GPS data: 49 20.617'N 123 01.067'W WGS84 data: 49.343611, -123.017778.
Natural history museum and temperate rainforest with trails. Dogs must be leashed on the
trails north of Twin Falls Bridge. Dogs may be off leash but under control on trails south of
Twin Falls Bridge. All dog poop must be scooped. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome in the
Ecology Centre. No other dogs are allowed into the Ecology Centre.
- Revelstoke: Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre - (250) 814 6697 (peak season) / (250) 814 6600 (off season)
Open summers starting the May long weekend. Offers hydroelectric dam tours, exhibits, and activities.
Pets must be on leash.
- Sidney: British Columbia Aviation Museum - (250) 655-3300
1910 Norseman Road, Sidney, BC V8L 5V5 / Coordinates: 48°38' 123°25'
Open year-round. Dogs must be under control at all times. Watch out for the guard cat!
- Sunshine Coast (Egmont): Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park
Following Highway 101 past Sechelt and Madeira Park take Egmont Road for approximately 6 km to the parking lot.
Egmont Road is one km before Earl’s Cove ferry terminal. To reach the rapids, you will need to walk an easy 4km trail
past Brown Lake. Lat 49.740669, Long -123.897082
Open year-round. Trails and viewing areas available around the tidal rapids.
Dogs must be leashed and under control at all times. Due to the dangerous conditions of the rapids,
dogs should not be allowed to enter the water. Pets are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings.
You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement. Backcountry areas are not
suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.
- Victoria: Tally-Ho Carriage Tours - (250) 514-9257 / 1-866-383-5067
Located in Victoria's beautiful inner harbor beside the Legislative Buildings (at the corner of Belleville and Menzies Streets).
Dogs must be under control around the horses.
- Victoria: Victoria Carriage Tours - (250) 383-2207 / Toll-free: 1-877-663-2207
Located at the corner of Belleville and Menzies St. in the Victoria inner harbor next to the Legislative buildings.
Dogs must be under control around the horses.
- Victoria: Butchart Gardens - (250) 652-5256 / Toll-free: 1-866-652-4422
800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J8
55 acres of floral gardens. Pets must be on short leashes and kept under control.
Leashes (deposit required) & refuse bags are available from the Visitor Information Centre.
Pets are NOT allowed during the fireworks display (Saturday evenings during the summer).
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