Friendly Algoma Is Also Pet-Friendly

For many of us, our pets are part of the family so when we go on vacation we want to take them with us. When you visit us here in Algoma, we want you to bring your pets. We hope the following information will help to make your trip here an enjoyable one.

Lily, winner of our dog photo contest, enjoying Crescent Beach.  Lily’s human is Algoma resident Lydia Olejniczak.

Dog Walking Areas
You can walk your dog year-round on the lakeshore at the walking area south of the Visitor Center. Owners are responsible for waste clean-up and disposal.

Leashed dogs are allowed on Crescent Beach from October 1 – March 31. Owners are responsible for waste clean-up and disposal.  Dogs are NOT allowed on the beach from April 1 – September 30.

DeMeuse Dog Park, located at the north end of Sixth Street next to the Algoma Boat Club on the Ahnapee River, is open year-round from sunrise until 11:00pm. Owners are responsible for waste clean-up and disposal.

The Ahnapee State Trail is a favorite pet-walking venue.  Dogs, horses, llamas… Owners are responsible for waste clean-up and disposal.

Chamber Member Pet-Friendly Places to Stay
Ahnapee River Trails Campground: Pets are allowed. Must be leashed and cleaned up after.
Algoma Beach Motel: Dogs only for certain rooms.
River Hills Motel: Four dog friendly rooms.
Scenic Shore Inn: Select room availability for those who are traveling with quiet, well-mannered pets.

DeMeuse Park is located behind the Algoma Boat Club at the corner of Perry and Sixth Streets in Algoma.

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Here are just a few of the park guidelines.  A complete list is posted at the entrance.

  • Each person is limited to two dogs and all handlers must be at least 16 years of age
  • All dogs must be licensed, wear a collar and be current with vaccinations.
  • No dogs should be left unattended
  • Owners are responsible for cleaning up and disposing of waste
  • Park is open from sunrise to 11:00pm year-round

Dog Walking Park Located Just south of the Visitor Center on Route 42 (Lake Street)

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