Dog Friendly Beaches in Newport, RI

There are 9 dog-friendly beaches within 20 miles of Newport. 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 Newport.

Pet Friendly Compass Rose Beach
Compass Rose Beach The dog-friendly Compass Rose Beach is one of four public shores in the North Kingston, RI area that welcomes Fido. Leashed dogs may accompany their owners onto the sandy beach, where picnic benches are dotted alongside the nearby parking lot. See Details
Pet Friendly Blue Beach
Blue Beach Blue Beach is a popular coastal spot which welcomes dogs and is located in North Kingstown, RI. A 0.5 mile trail takes you from Blue Beach parking lot on Circuit Drive to a wide open beach. Fido must be leashed on the short trail which is ideal for walking and seeing wildlife. Endless fun awaits Fido on the sea and sandy oasis which is Blue Beach. See Details
Gooseberry Island Public Boat Launch Leashed dogs are allowed at Gooseberry Island Public Boat Launch, a pet-friendly rocky beach in Westport, MA. This paved ramp offers scenic views of the Massachusetts' coastline. Pups can even enjoy a swim in the shallow waters adjacent to the rocky beach. Please note that the nearby Horseneck Beach State Reservation does not allow dogs from April 1st through September 15th, so be cautious of how far you and Fido stray from the boat ramp during the summer months. See Details
Point Judith: Camp Cronin Fishing Access Camp Cronin is a pet-friendly gem in RI where you and Fido can sit on a quiet beach, walk along the rocks or pick a fishing spot with a view of the Point Judith Lighthouse. See Details
Sachuest Beach Sachuest Beach (locally known as Second Beach) in Middletown, RI is pet friendly with restrictions. From October 1 to April 30, the beach welcomes pups anytime during the day, provided they are leashed. Starting May 1 until September 30, leashed dogs are only allowed on the beach from 5:00 AM to 7:45 AM. The Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge sections are not pet friendly in order to preserve the local animal populations. See Details
Horseneck Beach State Reservation Pet owners flock to Horseneck Beach State Reservation during the off season from late September through the end of March, when leashed dogs are welcome to join them. Bring Fido to this beautiful beach in Westport, MA for some fun along the shore. See Details
Block Island Beaches All beaches on Block Island, RI, welcome leashed dogs year-round. Popular pet-friendly beaches dotted along this small picturesque island include Crescent Beach, Mansion Beach and Scotch Beach. Please note that state parks allow pups from October 1st to March 31st in the off-season. See Details
Narragansett Town Beach Narragansett Town Beach is a pet-friendly destination in Rhode Island. Dogs are allowed on leash in the off-season from mid-September to mid-May. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind to preserve the beach's cleanliness. See Details
Sabin Point Park Sabin Point Park in East Providence, RI, is pet friendly. Fido can join you on the beach, paved walking trails or at their fishing pier. Picnic tables are also available under a pavilion to enjoy lunch with your furry friend. See Details