Dog Friendly Beaches in Lewes, DE

There’s 1 dog-friendly beach in Lewes, and 11 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 Lewes.

Pet Friendly Cape Henlopen State Park
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
Pet Friendly James Farm Ecological Preserve
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
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
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
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
Delaware Seashore State Park Delaware Seashore State Park in Rehoboth Beach, DE, is pet friendly. Fido can join you on the sand and in the surf during select times of the year. From May 1 to September 30, dogs aren't permitted on any swimming or sunbathing beach (areas with lifeguards) but are allowed on non-guarded beaches year-round. Please note your pup cannot enter picnic areas, public buildings, or cabins and cottages. See Details
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lewes, DE, US