Dog Friendly Beaches in Bethany Beach, DE

There’s 1 dog friendly beach in Bethany Beach, and 9 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 Bethany Beach.

Pet Friendly Bethany Beach
Bethany Beach Leashed dogs can enjoy visiting Bethany Beach in Delaware from October 1st through May 14th. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted on the beach outside of these dates. You and Fido are welcome to enjoy the surf, sand and boardwalk on this beautiful beach. Please remember to clean up after your pup. See Details
Pet Friendly Assateague National Seashore
Assateague National Seashore Dogs are allowed on the beach, outside of the lifeguard-protected beach area, along the Maryland portion of Assateague National Seashore in Berlin. Pets are not permitted on the nature trails or anywhere within the Virginia portion of Assateague Island, and visiting pups must be on a six-foot leash at all times. See Details
Fenwick Island State Park Fenwick Island State Park in Delaware has a nice, uncrowded beach which is dog friendly during the winter months. However, dogs are prohibited from May 1st to September 30th. The area offers three miles of ocean beaches along with access to the Little Assawoman Bay. Boundary markers for areas open or closed to pets will typically be designated by signs posted at the seaward toe of the dune. To access beaches with Fido during the winter season, use the pedestrian crossings located at designated parking areas. See Details
James Farm Ecological Preserve James Farm Ecological Preserve is a pet-friendly attraction in Ocean View, DE. This local ecological preserve is home to hiking trails and a beach on the bay. Bring your pooch along on a leash, as long as they are well-behaved and all mess is cleaned up after. See Details
Broadkill Beach Broadkill Beach on the coast Milton, DE is dog friendly from October 1st to April 30th. Fido must be leashed unless extremely well trained in voice command. Owners should be respectful of other beach-goers and are reminded to clean up after their pet. See Details
Cape Henlopen State Park Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes is a pet-friendly state park with many year-round hiking and biking opportunities that Fido is welcome to join you on. Leashed dogs are welcome on portions of the beach during any season and at any time of day. However, dogs are not permitted on the boardwalk, ocean beach, or any swimming areas designated by the Parks Division as not allowing dogs from May 1 to September 30. This area is also important for many beach nesting species, so additional areas may be restricted during nesting season. See Details
Ocean City Beach Pet-friendly Ocean City Beach welcomes dogs on the beach and boardwalk in Ocean City, MD between October 1st and April 30th. Enjoy the sun and sand with Fido during the off season, but remember to leash and clean up after your pets during your visit. See Details
Delaware Seashore State Park Experience a day of fun in the sun at Delaware Seashore State Park in Rehoboth Beach, DE, where Fido is welcome to join you on the sand and in the surf during select times of the year. From May 1 to September 30, dogs are not permitted on any swimming or sunbathing beach (areas with lifeguards), but are permitted on non-guarded beaches. From October 1 to April 30, dogs are allowed on all beaches. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas, bird nesting areas, public buildings, or cabins and cottages. Please keep your pup leashed at all times. See Details
Dewey Beach Dewey Beach, DE is dog-friendly and Fido is allowed on the beach before 9:30 am and after 5:30 pm during the summer (mid-May through mid-September). Dogs are permitted on the beach at all times during the day from mid-September to mid-May and are allowed to be off leash if under your full control. You must clean up after your dog at all times, and all dogs must have a Dewey Beach dog license that can be obtained from Dewey Beach Town Hall or online. See Details
Homer Gudelsky Park Homer Gudelsky Park in Ocean City, MD, welcomes Fido to enjoy some fun in the sun and a dip in the water at this dog-friendly beach across from the Ocean City Inlet. Pets must be leashed at all times and cleaned up after. Please note that parking is limited at this quaint bayside beach. See Details