Top 200 Places: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park in Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
4218 Fremont County Road 3A
Canon City,
Colorado 81212

Known as the Grand Canyon of Colorado, this park offers a variety of thrill rides, several attractions such as the Mountain Man Encampment, a Visitor’s Center, petting zoo, a wildlife park, the world’s highest suspension bridge that offers unparalleled views of all over-but especially down, and much more. They also offer live daily entertainment, shopping, and a variety of food choices. Dogs are allowed throughout the park as long as they are kept leashed at all times, and cleaned up after. Dogs are not allowed on any of the rides. There are also kennels available if you want to leave your dog while you dine indoors or ride some of the rides.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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