Dog Friendly Beaches in Newport, RI

There are 6 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 Dogs welcome ON-leash. Picnic area adjacent to beach See Details
Pet Friendly Sachuest Beach
Sachuest Beach Sachuest Point Town Beaches are pet-friendly with restrictions. During peak season, which is Memorial Day to Labor Day, you can take leashed dogs to the beach from 5:00am to 7:45am. During off season, you can take them any time. The Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge sections are not pet-friendly, in order to preserve the local animal populations. See Details
Horseneck Beach Pet owners flock to this beautiful beach during the off-season from October to March, when leashed dogs are welcome to join them. Dogs are not allowed from the beginning of April until the end of September. See Details
Block Island Beaches Of all the beaches down Corn Neck Road, the only one that did not allow dogs was the Fred Benson Town Beach, which is where the changing rooms, showers and concessions are. All other beaches allow leashed dogs, and are an easy walk from the Town Beach -- in fact, all the beaches are connected! This allows for a lot of options. Watch for signs, as when protected bird species are mating beach access may be limited for both dogs and humans. See Details
Narragansett Town Beach Narragansett Town Beach is pet-friendly. Dogs are allowed on-leash in the off-season from September 16 to May 14. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind to preserve the cleanliness of the beach. See Details
Gooseberry Island Public Boat Launch Gooseberry Island Public Boat Launch is pet-friendly. Bring your dog to this paved sand ramp to have a look over the Massachusetts' coastline and maybe even enjoy a doggy paddle in the shallow waters adjacent to the rocky beach. See Details