Camping with Animals

Do you want to go camping with your furry companion? Or ride your horse in the backcountry? Well, a number of our national parks allow pets and stock in campgrounds or on the trail. Check your park for specific rules. Service animals are allowed is most areas, but check with your park before visiting as a special permit may be required.

Check the links below for tips and advice on bringing pets, or animals for stock use on your next camping adventure:
Four horses hitched up to a hitching rail

Camping with Horses and other Stock

Some parks allow the use of stock in the backcountry. Find out more!

Two kids with their golden retriever dog

Camping with Pets

Bring your furry friends along on your next camping trip!

Last updated: May 24, 2018

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