Dog Friendly Swimming in Alaska

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  • Public Parks, Beaches, & Lakes
  • Dog Parks

Summary By City

CityPlaces
Anchorage1 Private swimming facility
1 Dog park
Juneau1 Public recreation area/dog-friendly beach
Fairbanks

Places Dogs Can Swim Near Anchorage

PlaceCityFeatures
Alaska K9 AquaticsAnchorage, AKYoung and senior dogs are welcomeDog post-injury carePool custom-designed with dogs’ enjoyment in mindDecking, fencing, non-slip flooring, and dog ramps
University Lake Dog ParkAnchorage, AKOff-leash and on-leash trails availableDogs can swim in the lakePark amenities like benches and picnic tables

Places Dogs Can Swim Near Juneau

PlaceCityFeatures
Auke Village Recreation AreaJuneau, AKDog-friendly beach on the northern Auke Bay shorelineRecreation area with picnic sites and sheltersToilets and potable drinking water around the area

Places Dogs Can Swim Near Fairbanks

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PlaceCityFeatures

Places Dogs Can Swim Near Anchorage

Alaska K9 Aquatics (Anchorage, AK) is a swimming facility specially made with our canine friends in mind. Whether you want your dog to learn how to swim for the first time or just want to bring your dog for a nice swim party, this swimming center for dogs will welcome you and your doggo. They also offer hydrotherapy to help rehabilitate injured or aging dogs. Instructors are all professionally trained dog trainers. If you want to help your dog lose weight, K9 Aquatics also has a suitable exercise program for overweight dogs.

University Lake Dog Park (Anchorage, AK) is a popular dog park close to Alaska Pacific University. There are areas where dogs can have fun, both on-leash and off-leash. There’s a massive lake that is about 28 acres wide where your dog can take a swim. There are beavers in the area, though. Therefore, dog parents must not let your dogs disturb them and give beavers lots of space. The park has amenities like tables for picnics and benches to sit on.  

Places Dogs Can Swim Near Juneau

Auke Recreation Area (Juneau, AK) used to be a village where Aak’w Tlingit Natives live. Today it’s a public recreational area where you can have a picnic and bring along your dog. Pathways are linking all the 11 picnic areas in Auke Recreation. Toilets and drinking water are available for your convenience. Previous tourists also reported that they could let their dogs swim in the water. Apart from bird-watching, you can take your dog for a walk or let them jump in the shallow parts of the sea to play. 

Places Dogs Can Swim Near Fairbanks

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