Eklutna Historica Park is located in Chugiak which sits about 30 minutes from downtown Anchorage. The natural history and cultural heritage park is a dog-friendly site. Your dog will need to be licensed and up-to-date on the animal's rabies vaccination. While visiting, you are required to keep your dog on a leash at all times. The park is open from May 15 through September 15. You can take a guided tour or explore on your own. At the site, you will have the opportunity to explore the oldest buildings in Alaska. There is also a new cemetery that features decorative doll house size structures.
The Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska is a dog-friendly location where you can explore a variety of attractions together. The site is home to historic buildings, museums, maritime exhibits, miniature golf, narrow gauge train, and mining. Although the park is open year-round, it is much better to explore the site on a hot day than in the dead of winter. You can explore the entire park with your pet, but dogs are not allowed in the food service areas. A couple of the buildings also will not allow dogs inside. Throughout the park, you will find doggy potty stations. During your entire visit, your dog must remain leashed.
The Tongass National Forest is considered the largest national forest in the United States. It is a great place to explore with your pooch. There are ample opportunities for hiking, wildlife viewing, camping, and fishing throughout the colossal park's vast expanse. The only requirements when exploring the park are that you keep your dog on a leash at all times and pick up any mess that the animal might leave behind. The park is open year round, but for extended hours during the summer months, from May to September. The summer park hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm, and Sunday noon to 4 pm.
Orca Eco Tours offer up-close whale watching and wildlife viewing excursions that depart from Juneau, Alaska. The tours can be completely personalized. Imagine getting to see Orcas up close with your beloved canine companion. Well, these once-in-a-lifetime trips make that dream possible. Your dog will be required to wear a life vest for the excursion. If your pooch has never donned a life vest before then you might want to get them used to wearing the flotation device prior to embarking on the tour. The tour will take you and your pooch onto the waters of Auke Bay.