Cedar Glen Lodge has 3 dedicated rooms for your well-behaved furry friends, which is why we are the #1 Lake Tahoe Dog Friendly Resort. Additionally, North Lake Tahoe and Truckee have many dog parks and patio restaurants, which are also dog friendly. This makes Lake Tahoe the perfect destination for a vacation that includes your entire family, even the furry ones!
It is estimated that approximately 37% of people bring their pets when they are traveling. You will be happy to know that at Cedar Glen Lodge, we’ve designated 3 of our lovely rooms for families with well-behaved pets.
Below you will find a list of local and pet friendly restaurants, as well as the nearby parks where you can enjoy snowshoeing, cross country skiing or hiking with your dog. If you are planning to stay at Cedar Glen Lodge, please call us in advance to ensure that we have accommodations available. Additionally, we charge a $30 cleaning fee upon check in. As an alternative choice, we can also refer you to a couple of amazing near-by boarding facilities.
Dog Friendly Restaurants Lake Tahoe
The Auld Dubliner
Located in the Village of Squaw Valley, the Auld Dubliner Irish Pub & Restaurant brings the spirit of a traditional Irish pub to the beautiful Sierra Mountains of California. Its authentic decor and dark wooden floors add to its charm, but they also offer plenty of outdoor seating for you and your pet. The Auld Dubliner takes on the feel of a village pub in rural Ireland, and brings to life a culture of hearty food and drink and good music. They feature many of our local musicians and the area’s best irish food.
The Village at Squaw Valley, 1850 Village S Rd., Ste. 4, Olympic Valley, California 96146
Phone: (530) 584-6041
Austin’s Restaurant in Incline Village is known for their high quality, fresh ingredients and home style, American cuisine. They feature seasonal, local and organic ingredients and produce from various sustainable farms. They also support abundant oceans and serve only sustainable seafood. You and your pet can find outside seating during the summer.
120 Country Club Dr. #24, Incline Village, Nevada 89451
Phone: (775) 832-7778
CB’s Pizza & Grill
Located in Carnelian Bay near the 7 Eleven, CB’s Pizza has an outdoor patio and is known for the area’s the best pizza. Their menu is quite diverse and you can find pastas, salads, sandwiches and a cozy, neighborhood bar.
5075 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, California 96140
Phone: (530) 546-4738
Mikuni’s began in Sacramento, and their delicious sushi and popularity quickly propelled them to expand to other locations. Mikuni’s in North Lake Tahoe is located off of the 267 Highway between Kings Beach and Truckee. You will find outdoor seating and Lake Tahoe’s best sushi and Japanese cuisine.
5001 Northstar Dr., Ste. 5101 , Truckee, California 96161
Phone: (530) 562-2188
Moe’s Original BBQ
Right on the water in downtown Tahoe City, Moe’s has become the go to place for delicious BBQ and home style cooking. They have several large picnic tables on a balcony above the water’s edge and allow you to bring your well-behaved pet, while you enjoy the amazing scenery and great food.
120 Grove St., Tahoe City, California 96145
Phone: (530) 807-1023
In downtown Truckee, Moody’s is a 5 star restaurant and favorite of locals and even famous travelers to Lake Tahoe. Paul McCartney once joined a group of musicians unexpectedly to entertain the guests. Whether you are looking for gourmet cuisine, eclectic snacks like fried brussel sprouts, or a happy hour drink, Moody’s is a great place to sit outdoors and people watch with your pet.
10007 Bridge St, Truckee, California 96161
Phone: (530) 587-8688
The Blue Agave
The iconic Blue Agave is located in downtown Tahoe City and is known as the best Mexican restaurant in Lake Tahoe. They have a rich history that traces back to the early days of Tahoe City and also feature a full bar, located next to the restaurant. You and your pet can sit on the patio and enjoy the views of Lake Tahoe.
425 N Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, California 9614
Phone: (530) 583-8113
Rubicon Pizza Company
Located in the Village at Northstar, next to the skating rink, Rubicon Pizza Company has many Italian dishes and signature pizzas. They pride themselves on using the freshest ingredients and large servings perfect for the entire family. They have many signature cocktails that you will not find anywhere else. Dine in their patio area and enjoy the activities that abound at the Village of Northstar.
6001 Northstar Dr, Truckee, California 96161
Phone: (530) 562-2199
Dog Friendly Parks Lake Tahoe
Skylandia State Park & Beach – North Lake Tahoe
On the West Shore, near Tahoe City, Skylandia Park is not as busy as most local parks, which means you and your pet can enjoy the uncrowded beaches. During the fall, the dogs can run without a leash, but in summer, they must be leashed. The best time of day to visit is after 5pm when you can park for free and the beaches are empty.
Lake Forest Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Patton Beach – North Lake Tahoe
Near to Garwood’s Restaurant in Carnelian Bay, Patton Beach is a somewhat smaller beach area with picnic tables, restrooms and areas where you can enjoy a nature walk. During the summer, the beach is not that crowded and does allow dogs to be off-leash. Of course, you want to ensure your pup plays nice and clean up after them. The beach here is is a bit more rocky than the beach area nearer to Garwoods, so be sure to wear your water shoes.
5002 North Lake Blvd.
Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
Carnelian West Beach – North Lake Tahoe
The Carnelian West beach is nearer to Garwoods in Carnelian Bay, and has free parking. Unlike Patton Beach, which is a bit more rocky, the West Beach is wider and also has public restrooms. Dogs must be on a leash however, but you can find barbecues and picnic tables right on the water’s edge.
5074 North Lake Boulevard
Carnelian Bay, CA
Dog Friendly Parks Lake Tahoe
North Tahoe Park
Located in Tahoe Vista right behind Cedar Glen Lodge, this is the perfect hiking place for your pet because of the endless trails. This is also a great park for winter activities such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. In the summer, two separate fenced enclosures allow unleashed activity for small and large dogs as well as a one-acre play area for dogs of all sizes called ‘The Outback’. In the Fall of 2017, Dog Day in the Park donated an additional $8000 to purchase dog agility equipment including and “up and over” bridge walk, crawl tube, adjustable jumps, fire hydrants, and a ring jump.
6600 Donner Road
Tahoe Vista, CA
Tahoe XC Ski Park – Tahoe City
Dogs will enjoy joining you on the cross country ski trails in winter or for hikes during the summer on the endless trails at Tahoe XC. There is a large reservoir that used to be the old “Ice House” which still has some of the old building still in place. You will find many green runs during winter where dogs can be off-leash while you ski.
925 Country Club Dr, Tahoe City, California 96145
We hope you enjoy your visit to Lake Tahoe and will find that regardless of the season, there are many outdoor adventures awaiting you and your furry friends. Contact us today to book your accommodations! We look forward to showing you why Cedar Glen Lodge is Lake Tahoe’s #1 Dog Friendly resort.