Explore the trails and parks of Baton Rouge by paw or peruse the Downtown and Mid City streets with your pet. Pets are welcomed at these community green spaces and attractions:
A popular spot for active groups and their pets is a day at the LSU Lakes. Begin at Wampold Memorial Park and enjoy the grassy area by relaxing with your pup or playing fetch. Take them for a walk or jog along the path surrounding the lakes. Let them swim or dig in the sand at the Baton Rouge Beach, ride with you as you paddle in a canoe or kayak, or jump off the dock into the lakes.
Aside from being known as the tallest state capitol building in the country, Louisiana's "New" State Capitol is also known as Louisiana's Top Pet-Friendly Attraction and featured on the national Ultimate Pet-Friendly Road Trip! Leashed dogs can accompany you throughout the landscaped grounds, walking paths and historic points of interest but are not allowed in the building.
After working up an appetite, head over to a pet-friendly restaurant and cool down with a local craft beer or cocktail and a tasty meal. These restaurants and bars offer outside seating and usually provide water and leash hooks for four-legged friends:
Dessert time! If you want to share a cold treat with your pup, head to La Divina for a divine selection of gelato for both humans and dogs.
Charlie & friend at La Divina