Wet Noses Welcome!

Published: March 28, 2022

Sit. stay. play.

Your guide to Manitou Springs' most fur-friendly spots

They say dogs are man’s best friend. So why should they be left in the dog house while we’re on vacation? With summer road trips just around the corner, we’ve rounded up our favorite spots in Manitou to stay, play and eat with your pooch for a howling good time. 

Where to play

There’s no bones about it. Manitou Springs is a playground for both 2-legged and 4-legged explorers. Be sure to pack a travel bowl to keep Fido hydrated and happy.

Visit Pikes Peak
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

The drive up Pikes Peak is a tongue-hanging-out-the-window good time. And there are plenty of places to pull off and take a short hike to stretch your paws.

Garden of the Gods Trading Post

21 miles of dog-friendly trails means you'll never get bored exploring Garden of the Gods. Stop by the Trading Post for lunch and some shade.

The Broadmoor's Seven Falls

Take in the majesty of Seven Falls with your furry friend with two breathtaking hikes. Grab some grub afterwords at their dog-friendly restaurant.

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

From the Pueblo and Cave Museums to the ancient cliff dwelling reproductions, your pooch is a welcome companion while you explore.

Miramont - Most Instagrammable Spots
Miramont Castle

In quintessential Victorian style, small dogs can be carried through the castle—while large dogs are welcome to roam the garden leashed.

Just about any hike

Dog-friendly hiking abounds in both Manitou and Colorado Springs. Just be doody-ful about picking up after your pet.

Where to eat

These restaurants and eateries have gone to the dogs—in the best way.

Featured: Pub Dog Colorado

Pub Dog offers indoor seating for you and your furry companion as well as fenced-in off-leash space to explore while you eat.

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