Dog Friendly Activities in Atlantic City, NJ

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Atlantic City, and 20 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 Atlantic City.

Pet Friendly The Absecon Lighthouse
The Absecon Lighthouse Dogs are welcome to join their owners at the Absecon Lighthouse in Atlantic City, New Jersey. You and your pooch are in for a treat at the top of one of the nation's oldest lighthouses, first lit in 1857. New Jersey's tallest lighthouse also has a two-acre lawn to hang out on with your leashed pup. See Details
Pet Friendly Longport Dog Beach
Longport Dog Beach Longport Dog Beach (also known as Somers Point Dog Beach, Malibu Beach, or just Dog Beach) is an off-leash dog beach located at Malibu Beach Wildlife Management area where dogs of all sizes can play in the sand and water. The beach is located at the base of the Ocean Drive Bridge on the Longport side across from the fishing pier. Owners must bring their own water and waste disposal items. There are no trash receptacles so be prepared to dispose of all trash off-site. See Details
Brigantine North End Beach Leashed dogs are allowed on the city-owned north end of Brigantine Beach year-round. They are only permitted in the Natural Area from September until May. See Details
Brant Beach Leashed dogs are only allowed on Brant Beach between the months of October through March. No dogs are allowed April 1 - October 1. Call (609) 361-1000 for more information about the dogs on beach policy. See Details
Ocean City Dog Park Ocean City Dog Park is located at 45th Street and Haven Avenue. It is a membership dog park. The Dog Park is an access-controlled, fenced-in, off-leash recreation area for dogs where well-behaved canine citizens can interact, exercise and play in a clean, safe and secure environment. The 42,000-square-foot dog park with sandy soil ground cover has three separate areas: large dog area (dogs over 25 lbs), small dog area (dogs under 25 lbs) and dog run area for all dogs. Park facilities include a double-gated entrance and unleash area with secure electronic locking gates, shared pavilion in small and large dog area with picnic table in each area, open shed shelters, sitting benches, water fountains for dogs and owners, "pooper scooper" dispensers and disposable bags, trash and recycling containers, several inoperable fire hydrants for doggie relief, interactive play equipment, a Port-a-Potty, free off-street parking lot and a designated handicap area. Park hours are from 8 am to dusk, 7 days a week, year-round. Membership fees for Paw Passes vary; visitors are $10 per week, yearly memberships cost $30-$40. See Details
Bay Village A great place to bring your dog during the summer. Fun for everyone whether you choose to just walk around or shop. There are many stores where dogs are welcome on a leash including a pet store that sells a variety of unique products for your pup and also some dog-lover merchandise (e.g Dog-opoly). See Details
Paw Dazzle of Smithville Are you in the historic village of Smithville and you have your dog with you, well this store is a great place for you to go. They sell supplies for your pet, and not just that, they sell homemade dog good and dog treats. See Details
Beach Haven Doggy Bay Beach Haven Doggy Bay is pet-friendly. Dogs are not permitted on the beach at any place within the Borough of Beach Haven, from May 15th through September 15th. Dogs may resume use of the beaches from September 16th until May 14th. Dogs may use the bay beach at Taylor Avenue. Make sure you clean up any mess that your pup leaves behind. Dogs must be leashed and under control at all times. See Details
Somers Point Bike Path The Somers Point Bike Path is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Somers Point! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Somers Point Bike Path. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Stanley H. "Tip" Seaman County Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for a stroll at this park, which is located on the shores of Lake Pohatcong. The park is open daily from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. On-site facilities/amenities include fishing area, open play area, picnic area, accessible restrooms, small car top boat launch, and walking paths. See Details
Veterans Memorial Park Small open park with grass and some trees, dogs are welcome but must be leashed. Waste bags are provided to pick up after them. See Details
Malibu Beach Malibu Beach is dog-friendly all year long. This small but lovely beach is protected as a nesting habitat for lots of endangered birds. You can check out the beach with your pup if they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. Malibu Beach is open every day of the week from 5am to 9pm. See Details
Atlantic County Bikeway - East The Atlantic County Bikeway - East is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Egg Harbor Township! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Atlantic County Bikeway - East. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Linwood Bikepath (Pleasantville-Somers Point) The Linwood Bikepath (Pleasantville-Somers Point) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Linwood! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Linwood Bikepath (Pleasantville-Somers Point). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Natasha & Nikita Weiss Dog Park Dogs are welcome to play off-leash at this park but a one-time application with a fee of $25 per year is required for each dog entering the park and can be found at the City Clerk’s office. Natasha & Nikita Weiss Dog Park is open from 8am - 8pm year round. See Details
Atlantic County Bikeway - East The Atlantic County Bikeway - East is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Mays Landing! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Atlantic County Bikeway - East. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Corson's Inlet State Park Corson's Inlet State Park is pet-friendly. This popular spot has lots of recreational opportunities for dogs and their owners, including hiking, fishing, crabbing, boating and sunbathing. Dogs are not allowed on the beaches at Corson's Inlet and unfortunately, they are not allowed April 1st to September 15th in any area of Corsons. Dogs must be on a leash for the duration of their visit and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Freedom Boat Club South Jersey Freedom Boat Club South Jersey is pet-friendly. Members have unlimited access to a wide variety of brand new premium powerboats. You and your pooch can use them to fish, waterski, dock and dine, or cruise. The personal tours available even garner a ten percent discount if you bring your dog with you. Freedom Boat Club is open every day of the week from 8am to 8pm. See Details
Bass River State Forest Bass River State Forest is dog-friendly. This area was the first forest designated for for public recreation back in 1905. The centerpiece of the park is Lake Absegami, a 67-acre lake created in the 1930's. Lots of visitors enjoy boating, swimming, and hanging out around the lake. The main pet-friendly trail winds through the Absegami Natural Area, where tall pine/oak woods and a small Atlantic white cedar bog can be explored. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until dusk. See Details
Batona Trail The Batona Trail is dog-friendly. You are welcome to bring Fido with you on this 50-mile hike that connects three different state forests in New Jersey. The hike takes you through tall forests on a marked trail. To make sure you're on the right track, stick to the pink markers that are dotted around. Dog owners are reminded to keep their pets on a leash on the trail and to clean up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Patriot Lake Park Patriot Lake Park is home to a pet-friendly recreation space. This sandy dog park has tunnels to explore and two separate areas, one for large pups and another for small dogs. Dog owners are reminded to keep an eye on dogs playing and to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details