Dog Friendly Beaches in Cape May, NJ

There are 2 dog-friendly beaches in Cape May, and 8 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 Cape May.

Pet Friendly Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area
Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area Check out the dog-friendly Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area in Cape May, NJ. This half-mile stretch of beach allows leashed and under-control pups from September through April. Parking areas near the beach may be closed during the summer. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pooches leave behind. See Details
Pet Friendly Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach Paw prints can be found in the sand from leashed dogs at the pet-friendly Sunset Beach in Cape May, NJ from mid-September through March. This beach is a popular attraction due to its proximity to the concrete ship SS Atlantus, which has been "grounded" at Cape May Point since 1926. You'll also find gift shops and restaurants nearby. See Details
Wildwood Dog Park & Beach The Wildwood Dog Park & Beach is located between Glenwood and Maple Avenues in Wldwood, NJ. The dog park is open daily, and the dog beach is open from dawn to dusk. All rules for the Wildwood Dog Park & Beach are posted at entry and must be followed. Fresh water and clean up bags are available on site. Dogs on the beach must remain leashed, and leashes in the park are optional. 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, DE, is pet friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails and portions of the beach, as some areas are reserved for beach-nesting species. Please note a fee is involved upon arriving. 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
Stone Harbor Beach The Stone Harbor Beach is a dog-friendly area in Stone Harbor, NJ. Bring Fido along for a beach day with stroll along the shore and maybe even a picnic! Dog hours are between 7:00 PM and sunset May-October. Pups must remain leashed. See Details
North Wildwood Dog Beach The North Wildwood Dog Beach is a pet-friendly area for pups in Wildwood, NJ. The area is sandy, fenced, and features agility obstacles. There is also a shelter on site. Remember to bring a water bowl and waste bags. See Details
North Cape May Beach Take Fido for a beach day at North Cape May Beach, a dog-friendly beach located in West Cape May, NJ. The sandy shores allow leashed dogs to catch some rays and enjoy the waves. The beach borders Delaware Bay and can experience drastic changes with the tides. Please note that dogs are not permitted on the beach during peak hours in season. See Details
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk Two and four-legged friends are invited to visit the pet-friendly Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Leashed dogs are permitted on the boardwalk from October 1 to April 30, but pets aren't welcome from May 1 to September 30. This is a great spot to get some exercise, take in the views of the ocean, and run around in the sand. See Details
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