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Sherwood Island State Park

Dogs are welcome at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, CT, Connecticut's first state park, in the off season. This public recreation area can be found on the shore of Long Island Sound and offers swimming, fishing, and other activities. The 238 acres of beach, wetlands, and woodlands provides a varied landscape for you and Fido to enjoy. You can bring Fido to the park during the off-season from October 1 to April 14. Pets are not allowed in the park during the summer season from April 15 through September 30. Visit Website

Or call (203) 226-6983 for more information.


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Sherwood Island State Park has received a rating of 5.0 out of 5 bones by 2 canine critics on BringFido and 4.0 out of 5 by 168 guests on TripAdvisor.

  • Hannah
    Mar. 9, 2022
    Love dog walks here!

    I take my dog to this beach/park weekly during off season months (when dogs are allowed). There are always other dog walkers and theres numerous paths to walk your dog and allow them to explore!

  • Mara
    Nov. 20, 2020
    Beautiful: Dogs Allowed Off-Leash from 10/1-4/1

    One of my favorite places to take my dogs, particularly on weekdays when it's super-quiet. Lots of room to walk and roam, and far from cars/roads. Highly recommend.

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