Dog Friendly Beaches in Dover, DE

There are 3 dog-friendly beaches within 20 miles of Dover. 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 Dover.

Pet Friendly Slaughter Beach
Slaughter Beach Slaughter Beach is a dog-friendly beach in the small coastal town of Slaughter Beach, DE. Fido is welcome on the beach year-round as long as he remains leashed and all pet waste is cleaned up. Dogs must also stay off the dunes. This beautiful sandy beach is popular with both locals and tourists, and is the perfect place for a casual stroll with your pup. See Details
Pet Friendly Bowers Beach
Bowers Beach Bowers Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Delaware welcoming leashed pups. Please keep pets away from neighboring yards and from the dune rebuilding projects. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the beach from May 1st through September 30th. See Details
Woodland Beach Woodland Beach, located on a beautiful stretch of coastline near Smyrna, DE is dog friendly. Bring your leashed pup along to this beach to play in the sand and surf, although don't forget to pack a towel as some areas can get muddy. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after their dogs and to respect other beachgoers. See Details