The Dogs of Montpelier Landscape Walk

This 1.5 mile tour (approximately 2 hours) will offer visitors and their dogs a chance to learn about the history of pets on the Montpelier property. Along the way, learn about the dogs that called Montpelier home, and their owners. Pets during the Madisons' time, the duPont dogs bred for show, foxhounds, dog housing and the Dalmations, and entertaining anecdotes will be covered!

Begins at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center. Please make sure your pet is leashed and sociable.

  • 11350 Constitution Hwy
  • Montpelier Station, VA 22957

Region: Regional - Orange County

Montpelier, the lifelong home of President James Madison, is also home to the James Madison Landmark Forest – a 200-acre old-growth forest. This remnant of the original hardwood forests that once blanketed the Piedmont of the United States was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1987 by the U.S. Department of Interior. Many of the... more