Dog-friendly spots to check out in Fargo-Moorhead

Visiting Fargo with your dog? We don’t want your canine friend(s) to miss out on all the fun. Here’s a guide to dog-friendly spots in the Fargo area!

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Dog-friendly hotels
Dog Parks
Indoor dog-friendly areas
Dog-friendly patios & treats

Dog-friendly hotels

To see a list of petfriendly hotels in the Fargo-Moorhead area, click here. Also, here are some hotels that allow dogs and go above and beyond for your 4-legged family members:

Red Roof Inn

This hotel does not charge a fee to bring your dogs with on your trip. They also welcome them in with a treat!

1921 44th St S, Fargo | (701) 281-8240

Clubhouse Hotel & Suites

The Clubhouse is very accommodating for your pet; they do not charge a fee for your pet and they give out treats for your furry friends when they arrive.

4400 15th Ave S, Fargo | (701) 282-5777

Element Fargo

Not only does the Element provide treats to welcome in your pet, they also provide “Heavenly” dog beds because no dog should ever have to sleep on the floor.

925 19th Ave SE, West Fargo | (701) 478-5333

Jasper Hotel

This new hotel in the heart of downtown is full-service with nods to the pioneering spirit of Fargo throughout the entire space. Check out the latest digs with your furry travel partner.

215 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 532-2150

Dog parks

These off-leash dog parks will help your canine run off some energy while encouraging some socialization with other local dogs.

Brandt Crossing

This dog park has a side for large dogs that is 1.5 acres, and a side for small dogs that is .5 acres.

5009 33rd Ave S, Fargo

Centennial Dog Park

Located in North Moorhead, this huge dog park has areas for both small and large dogs.

2600 15th Ave N, Moorhead

Dike East Dog Park

Located along the Red River in Downtown Fargo, this park has a variety of amenities like restrooms, recreational trails, and a dog park.

100 2nd St S, Fargo

River Oaks Dog Park

River Oaks has a large dog and small dog area and they’re hoping to add amenities like benches, agility equipment, and more.

100 River Oaks Point, Moorhead

Village West Park & Dog Park

This dog park is open all year round from dawn to dusk.

4415 9th Ave Cir S, Fargo

Yunker Farm Dog Park

Located right next to the Northern Plains Botanic Garden, this fenced-in park has areas for large and small dogs to exercise and socialize. It’s also right next to the Homeward Animal dog shelter.

1257 28th Ave N, Fargo

Other great dog-friendly parks

M.B. Johnson Park
Rendezvous Park
Lindenwood Park
Buffalo River State Park

Indoor dog-friendly areas

Especially during our cold winters, these places are perfect to bring your pup to so they don’t get lonely.


You can take your well-behaved pooch for a stroll around SCHEELS as you shop for some hunting & fishing supplies or local sports fan gear! Just make sure they are on a leash and do not make their way into Gramma Ginna’s Coffee and Fudge shop.

1551 45th St S, Fargo | (701) 298-2818

Barnes and Noble

Bring your canine into Barnes and Noble to check out their newest book collections!

1201 42nd Ave S, Fargo | (701) 281-1002

Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center

Start your trip off right by stopping at the Visitors Center. We love having four-legged friends come along while their humans look for information about the area or take a photo with the Woodchipper!

2001 44th St S, Fargo | (701) 282-3653

Fargo Air Museum

The air museum is a must-see on your trip to Fargo if you love history, aircraft, or both! It’s also a pet-friendly museum, so your pup can get in on the history lesson as well.

1609 19th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 293-8043

Dog-friendly patios

Don’t like eating alone? Us either, bring your furry friend with you to these local dog-friendly restaurants. For a full list of outdoor dining, check out our complete guide to patios.


This American restaurant in West Fargo has a patio that’s happy to host your pets as well.

835 23rd Ave E, West Fargo | (701) 532-2900

Bismarck Tavern

One of Fargo’s oldest bars, the Bismarck is a great spot for both you and your furry friend.

522 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 235-6607

Brewtus’ Brickhouse

Pair your delicious beer with one of their delicious brick-oven pizzas. Their patio offers turf too for the comfiest pup.

935 37th Ave S, Moorhead | (218) 359-0744

Buffalo Wild Wings

This classic fan-favorite sports bar is available to you and your pup on their awesome shaded patio.

2201 1st Ave N, Moorhead | (218) 512-0400

Cherry Berry

Frozen yogurt bar will a huge variety of froyo flavors and toppings.

1100 19th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 235-0116
4265 45th St S, Fargo | (701) 540-4827

Drekker Brewing

Get a flight from their rotating beer selection and take a seat on their amazing patio with all your furry dates.

1666 1st Ave N, Fargo | (701) 532-0506

The Empire

Another great dive bar in the heart of Downtown Fargo.

424 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 235-4705

Fargo Brewing Company

Fargo’s first brewery is welcoming to man’s best friend.

610 University Dr, Fargo | (701) 478-2337

Fargo Cork ‘N Cleaver

Although the inside is dark and cozy, the huge patio at Cork ‘N Cleaver is full of sunshine and puppy snuggles.

3301 S University Dr, Fargo | (701) 237-6790

Fort Noks Bar of Gold

With a huge patio, Fort Noks is a great spot for you and your pup.

52 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 478-9191

Front Street Taproom

One of the local dogs’ favorite stomps, Front Street has a great patio right on Main Avenue.

614 Main Ave, Fargo | (701) 566-7226

Harold’s on Main

Relax with your dog at this cozy pub-style bar, while enjoying pizza and a $3 Hamms.

1330 Main Ave, Moorhead | (218) 233-3477

Herd & Horns

A sports bar on the NDSU campus with outdoor seating perfect for dogs and humans.

1414 12th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 551-7000

JL Beers

Order what is arguably the best burger in Fargo-Moorhead, and don’t let your dog miss out on the fun!

518 1st Ave N, Fargo | (701) 492-3377
2902 Hwy 10 East, Moorhead | (218) 422-4400

Junkyard Brewing Company

This fantastic brewery is not only dog-friendly, but they also have great rotating local beers.

1416 1st Ave N, Moorhead | (701) 936-5545

Legends Sports Bar & Grill

Pizza, wings, tacos and more! Legends has a great patio to hang out on.

803 Belsly Blvd, Moorhead | (218) 477-1010

Lucky’s 13 Pub

Great patio for you and your furry friend along with an awesome selection of beers and comfort food.

4301 17th Ave S, Fargo | (701) 551-0013

Murphy’s Pub

Moorhead’s newest bar has a dog-friendly patio, as well as a pup menu!

808 S 30th Ave, Moorhead, (218) 512-0310

Old Broadway

Eat outside on their patio while you eat hearty American dishes and pub food like wings, pizzas, and burgers.

22 Broadway, Fargo | (701) 237-6161


This awesome retro hangout serves fun specialty cocktails on their great patio right out front. There are also water bowls ready for your pet.

612 1st Ave N, Fargo | (701) 478-1234

Red Raven Espresso Parlor

An all-ages music venue and coffee shop, Red Raven has a great patio for you and your pooch.

916 Main Ave, Fargo | (701) 478-7337

Spicy Pie

Pizza, grinders, and beer is their specialty. Check out their patio with your pup.

745 31st Ave E, West Fargo | (701) 356-0206

Swing Barrel Brewing

Downtown Moorhead’s brewery has the coziest patio for you and your dog. Try any of their brews while checking out frequent live entertainment.

814 Center Ave A, Moorhead | (218) 284-2121

Tailgators Sports Cafe

Soak up the sun on the huge outdoor patio!

1322 Main Ave, Fargo | (701) 293-2091

The Tavern Grill

Build-your-own burger, pizza, or salad while hanging out on their biggest patio to date, with a garage door giving you access to the full bar.

4504 32nd Ave S, Fargo | (701) 532-0777

Toasted Frog

Head to the alley next to the Toasted Frog to hang out on the patio with your pup while you enjoy a great happy hour or great lavosh.

305 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 478-7888

Twenty Below Coffee Co.

This craft coffee shop right on Roberts Street welcomes all! They also have a new location in Moorhead.

14 Roberts St N, Fargo | (701) 566-0977
600 8th St S, Moorhead | (701) 566-0977

Vinyl Taco

Enjoy great Mexican street fare and cocktails while listening to vinyl records on Vinyl’s patio.

520 1st Ave N, Fargo | (701) 365-8226

Wild Terra Cider

This extremely family-friendly and pooch-friendly cider bar has homemade kombucha and small plates.

6 12th St S N, Fargo | (701) 639-6273

Wurst Bier Hall

German-style pub with great food and a puppy-friendly patio out front.

630 1st Ave N, Fargo | (701) 478-2437
3179 Bluestem Dr, West Fargo | (701) 532-0484


Natural Pet Center

The Natural Pet Center provides healthy food for your furry friends.  They specialize in all-natural food and treats.

3037 13th Ave S, Fargo | (701) 239-0110

Three Dog Bakery

Purchase a special treat like a dog-friendly cake to celebrate a birthday, adoption, and more at this dog-themed bakery.

465 32nd Ave E, Suite B, West Fargo | (701) 532-2420

Other spots you can grab a treat for your canine:

Caribou Coffee: Pup cup of whipped cream.

Culvers: Milk-Bone in a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Dairy Queen: Pup Cup – Small serving of soft-serve ice cream (sometimes with a Milk-Bone).

Sonic: All Sonics allow dogs, some even bring dog treats to your car with your meal.

Starbucks: Puppuccino – small cup filled with whipped cream.