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Dog Friendly Beaches in Union, NJ

There are 3 dog friendly beaches within 20 miles of Union. 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 Union.

Pet Friendly Sandy Hook/Gateway National Park
Sandy Hook/Gateway National Park Sandy Hook/Gateway National Park is pet-friendly between certain dates. Dogs are not permitted on ocean-side beaches at Sandy Hook Unit from March 15 through Labor Day due to piping plover season. Pets are permitted on bay-side beaches at Plum Island and Horseshoe Cove throughout the year, but must always be on a leash. Dog owners must carry out all trash, and make preparations for carrying out dog waste. Parking is $20 in the summer season from Memorial Day to Labor Day. See Details
Pet Friendly Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook Sandy Hook in Middletown, NJ is a great place for a day trip to the beach with Fido. Leashed dogs are allowed on the bay side all year round but are only permitted on the beach during the off-season starting on September 15th. See Details
Bay Shore Water Front Park Bay Shore Water Front Park is a dog-friendly beachfront recreation area. Bring your pet for a scenic walk at this lovely waterfront park or head down for a stroll along the sand. Dogs are welcome as long as they remain leashed. There are on-site restrooms and the park has plenty of parking. See Details