Pet Friendly Hotel in Madison, WI – The Edgewater Hotel
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Pet Friendly Hotel in Madison, WI

Did you know that The Edgewater is one of the best pet-friendly hotels in Madison, Wisconsin? 

Dog at The Edgewater

Madison is a great place for pups and their owners, with plenty of fun things to do together. So next time you head to The Edgewater Hotel on business or pleasure, bring Fido! We offer an entire block of hotel rooms for Four-Legged Friends (and their owners).

 Here’s our favorite things to do with dogs in downtown Madison—and beyond.

Dog Parks in Madison, Wisconsin

One of the great things about Madison is that it has so many dog parks! There are plenty of places to take your pup for a quick walk, run or playtime with other pooches. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Prairie Moraine Park
  • Brittingham Dog Park
  • The Boneyard
  • Sycamore Dog Park
  • Warner Dog Park
  • Capital Springs Recreation Area
  • Quann Park
  • Walnut Grove Park Dog Park

Unique Pet Stores in Madison

Whether you’re looking to buy a gift or just want some treats, our local pet stores are the cat’s meow:

  • bad dog frida
  • Nutzy Mutz & Crazy Catz
  • EarthWise Pet Madison
  • MadCat
  • Tabby and Jacks

Pet Friendly Restaurants

Chow down with your pal in tow! Here are our favorite picks for dog friendly restaurants in Madison:

  • The Boathouse Patio at The Edgewater 
  • The Statehouse Terrace at The Edgewater  (in the summer months, of course 😉)
  • Alchemy
  • The Heights – patio opening early April
  • Banzo
  • Green Owl
  • Madison Sourdough
  • Canteen
  • A Pig in a Fur Coat
  • La Brioche
  • Salvatore’s

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Craft Breweries

Most of Madison’s local breweries welcome your furry friends outside! Here are some of our favorite Madison breweries that are dog friendly:

  • Karben4
  • Young Blood Beer Co.
  • One Barrel Brewing Company
  • BarleyPop Tap & Shop
  • O’so Madhouse

Special mention (not *technically* a brewery): The Biergarten at Olbrich Park

Great Hikes

Grab a leash and get out and explore these beautiful locations in Madison.

  • Picnic Point Marsh Loop Trail
  • Edgewood College Nature Trail – UW Arboretum
  • Elver Park Outer Loop
  • Morningside Loop Trail – Governor Nelson State Park
  • Lake Monona Bike Loop
  • Lake Farm County Park Trail

Madison is a great city to visit with your dog. There are plenty of places to take them for a walk or a run, and lots of restaurants and breweries that allow dogs on their patios. So the next time you visit Madison, bring fido.

And be sure to check out some of the great businesses we’ve mentioned – they’ll make both you and your four-legged friend feel right at home.