Dog Friendly Beaches in Aquinnah, MA

There’s 1 dog friendly beach in Aquinnah, and 12 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Aquinnah.

Pet Friendly Lobsterville Beach Parking
Lobsterville Beach Parking Lobsterville Beach Parking is an access point leading to Lobsterville Beach, a seasonal dog-friendly coastal spot in Aquinnah, MA. Lobsterville Beach allows on-leash pets between May 15th and September 15th only. Beach access and parking along Lobsterville Road is limited, but the designated Lobsterville Beach Parking area is located adjacent to the beach, west of Clay Pit Road. Lobsterville Beach is a quiet area, known for being a beautiful spot which is off the beaten path. See Details
Gooseberry Island Public Boat Launch Gooseberry Island Public Boat Launch is pet-friendly. Bring your dog to this paved sand ramp to have a look over the Massachusetts' coastline and maybe even enjoy a doggy paddle in the shallow waters adjacent to the rocky beach. See Details
Norton Point Beach Pets are welcome on-leash on this beautiful beach before 9am and after 5pm in summer, or anytime in the off-season. Keep them away from posted nesting areas.

Many dogs and pets like the water as much as we do. However, some restrictions are necessary to enable all of us to use and enjoy the beach. Dog and Pet Restrictions:

January 1– March 31 – No Restrictions; April 1– May 14– Dogs and pets are prohibited within 100 yards of posted nesting habitat by federal and state regulation. The prohibition is enforced throughout the nesting season, which generally lasts from the beginning of April through the end of August. The Recreation Department will remove the signs as soon as possible after nesting is concluded. May 15– August 30 - Dogs and pets are prohibited within 100 yards of posted nesting habitat by federal and state regulation AND Dogs and pets are prohibited on all beaches between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.; September 1– September 15 - Dogs and pets are prohibited on all beaches between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.; September 16– December 31 – No Restrictions

-Dog and pet excrement must be picked up and properly disposed of. -There is a $50 fine for violation of Section 4 (Mass. General Law Section 161 Acts 1971).
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Joseph Sylvia State Beach Joseph Sylvia State Beach in Edgartown, MA allows dogs on the beach from October 1 to March 31. During the month of September they are welcome before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m. Pets are prohibited during summer months. Four-legged beach goers must be cleaned up after. The two miles of Nantucket Sound shoreline of State Beach is a very popular beach for families because there is a gradual slope into deeper water and the waves are usually small. See Details
The Knob Enjoy scenic views and wildlife viewing at The Knob, a dog-friendly nature area in Falmouth, MA. The trails follow along the shoreline and offers impressive views of Quissett Harbor and Buzzards Bay. The Knob is a popular spot for sunset watching and birding. Please leash and clean up after your pets on the trails. See Details
Woodneck Beach Woodneck Beach, located in Falmouth, MA, allows Fido to visit on a seasonal basis. The beach is open for use by dogs from October 1 to April 30 only. Between these dates, Fido can swim and accompany you on the beach. See Details
Lighthouse Beach Lighthouse Beach is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a sunrise or sunset stroll on this beach to nearby Fuller Street Beach. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep pups under control. Pets are permitted on leash on the beach before 9am and after 5pm. See Details
Horseneck Beach Pet owners flock to this beautiful beach during the off-season from late September to March, when leashed dogs are welcome to join them. Dogs are not allowed in the peak season from the beginning of April until the middle of September. See Details
Fort Phoenix Beach Enjoy this gorgeous oceanside hike which includes a hurrican dike and views of fishing boats. Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash. See Details
Joseph Sylvia State Beach Pets are welcome on-leash on this beautiful 2-mile long beach when it is not nesting season.

DOGS AND PETS restrictions: April 1st – August 31st strictly prohibited (nesting season). September – Dogs are prohibited between 9am to 5pm. October 1st - March 31st – Dogs are allowed anytime.
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Eastville Point Beach Pets are welcome at designated times on-leash at this beautiful beach and wildlife preserve. Visit www.dukescounty.org for full list of rules and restrictions. See Details
Fuller Street Beach Fuller Street Beach is pet-friendly. Located on Martha's Vineyard, this windswept beach overlooks Nantucket Sound, and is a secluded place to enjoy a walk with your dog. Bring your leashed pooch for a walk along the sand before 9am and after 5pm. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep dogs under control on the beach. See Details