What You Need to Know About the Hilton Head Dog Park


Hilton Head Island Dog Park If you’re looking for a destination to get away from it all with your four-legged friend, you’ll hardly do better than Hilton Head Island! With an abundance of pet-friendly restaurants and beaches, you can enjoy the vacation of a lifetime without worrying about leaving your furry friends behind. During your getaway, a visit to the Hilton Head dog park is perfect for spending time with your canine companions and meeting other dog lovers. Here is everything you need to know about the park and other fun things to do with your dog on the island.


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More About the Hilton Head Dog Park

The Best Friends Dog Park at Chaplin Park is the island’s largest dog park and an ideal spot for your canine to run, play, and meet new friends! The tall trees provide plenty of shade, so even on the hottest of days, you and your dog can find a cool spot to relax. There are separate areas for large dogs and small dogs with plenty of toys, water fountains, and benches on each side. The best part? It’s completely free to use! Bring your furry friend and his favorite fetch toy for a full afternoon of fun at the Hilton Head dog park!


Other Things to Do at Chaplin Park

Located adjacent to Burkes Beach, Chaplin Community Park in Hilton Head, SC offers something for everyone in the family to enjoy! In addition to the Hilton Head dog park, visitors can indulge in a wide variety of amenities including basketball and tennis courts, a multi-purpose field, playground, picnic pavilion, and walking trails.


More Pet-Friendly Places to Go in Hilton Head

The Hilton Head dog park is just one of the many areas to bring your dog. Here are some suggestions that we’re sure Fido will love just as much as you do!


Alder Lane Beach

If you and your furry friend would like to get away from the crowds, Alder Lane Beach Access is a great option! Unlike typical Hilton Head beaches, Alder Lane boasts a serene and quiet setting not far from South Forest Beach. It’s the perfect place for you and your dog to relax, play, swim, and enjoy the sunshine.

During peak season (Memorial Day through Labor Day), dogs are only permitted at Burkes Beach before 10 a.m. and after 5 p.m.


The Crazy Crab Restaurant

The award-winning crab legs and spectacular waterfront location make the Crazy Crab a must for your Hilton Head to-do list! The best part is that there are 2 locations on the island to choose from, so you'll be able to visit the one that is most convenient to you. The covered outdoor patio is pet-friendly and the perfect spot for you and your dog to enjoy live music during the summer, lovely water views, and a menu full of irresistible Lowcountry fare.


Captain Mark’s Dolphin Cruises

Captain Mark’s is a family-owned and operated tour company that allows your well-behaved dogs to join you on your adventure! Aboard The Holiday, you and your family will enjoy a leisurely cruise through the waters of Hilton Head, see over 40 points of interest, and make lifelong memories.


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We want each of our guests to enjoy the vacation of a lifetime, including the furry ones! That’s why we offer some of the best Hilton Head dog-friendly rentals! Unlike other dog-friendly hotels in Hilton Head, you’ll be able to enjoy ample space and luxury amenities in the destination of your choice. That way, you and your pet can get the most out of your vacation experience.

Find your favorite rental and book today! We look forward to welcoming you and your dog soon!


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