Explore These Pet-Friendly Activities in North Myrtle Beach

Every pet owner knows the dread of leaving a pet behind on vacation. All around you, you see things Fido would love like the beach, outdoor patios, and more! If you’re planning a vacation to the Myrtle Beach area, you don’t have to worry about leaving your four-legged friend behind. There are several pet-friendly things to do in North Myrtle Beach like parks, beaches, and open-air shopping centers! 

When you’re ready to start planning your vacation, browse our selection of pet-friendly rentals. We offer a limited selection of rental homes in North Myrtle Beach, SC, that are suited for the entire family, including Fido! 

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Top 7 Pet-Friendly Things to Do in North Myrtle Beach

1. McLean Park

350 2nd Ave S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

McLean Park is a popular spot for dog walking among locals and visitors alike. This 10-acre, dog-friendly park sits beside a large lake, making it one of the most scenic spots in town. Aside from the beach, of course! Here, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll with your dog, so long as it’s leashed at all times. 

2. Dirty Dawg Pet Wash Dog Park

150 Citizens Circle, Little River

This leash-free playground for dogs is part of the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. It has separate fenced-in areas for small and large dogs, as well as waste baggies and water fountains. The park is named for Dirty Dawg Pet Wash, the first self-serve pet wash in the area, located at 317 Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.

3. Barc Parc North

5000 Claire Chapin Epps Dr. Myrtle Beach, SC

Searching for a place to let your four-legged friend run free? Look no further than Barc Park North. This dog park in Myrtle Beach offers 3.3 acres of green space for Fido to explore. There are sections for large and small dogs, so your pup can find like-sized friends! There are also seating areas in the shade for guests to watch their dogs.  

4. Barc Parc South

670 Mallard Lake Dr. Myrtle Beach, SC

Close to the Market Common, this 14-acre fenced dog park features a large lake that is perfect for big dogs that enjoy chasing balls in the water. In addition, there is a walking path with benches, doggie water fountains, and multiple bins with free baggies.

5. Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing is North Myrtle Beach’s premier entertainment district. Here, you can find shops, restaurants, and more. Did you know that it’s dog-friendly, too? Dogs are welcome to sniff around the outdoor areas of Barefoot Landing with their human companions all year long! 

6. NMB’s Public Beaches 

No trip to the South Carolina coast would be complete without a trip to the beach! Here are a few beach rules you need to know if you’re planning on sniffing and splashing at the beaches in North Myrtle Beach: 

  • May 1 through Labor Day: Dogs are allowed on the beach before 10:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. 
  • Labor Day through April 30: Dogs are allowed at the beach with no time restrictions.  
  • Dogs must be on a leash no longer than seven feet long at all times and owners must pick up after their dogs. 

Be sure to view a full list of North Myrtle Beach’s beach rules to make sure you’re prepared for your visit! 

7. Rest Your Paws With Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach 

Now that you know all the best pet-friendly things to do in North Myrtle Beach, it’s time to find a place to stay. Consider one of Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach’s pet-friendly rentals. These rentals on the Grand Strand are pet-proofed and within walking distance of dog parks, walking trails, and other areas that your pet will love to explore!  

Browse a full catalog of our pet-friendly rentals in North Myrtle Beach to start planning! 


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