Dog Friendly Activities in Bay Shore, NY

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Bay Shore, and 35 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 Bay Shore.

Pet Friendly Gardiner County Park
Gardiner County Park Gardiner County Park is a 231 acre nature-oriented public park on the Great South Bay. This park is known for being extremely dog-friendly, with many on-leash trails, a doggie water fountain, and waste station. See Details
Pet Friendly Fire Island Lighthouse
Fire Island Lighthouse Bring Fido to the Fire Island Lighthouse. Hike from Robert Moses State Park parking field #5; there are also paths from the Lighthouse to the oceanfront and Fire Island. Dogs aren't permitted in the actual lighthouse at any time, or oceanside beaches and the Fireside Wilderness from March 15 through Labor Day. However, they are allowed on the bayside beaches and park boardwalks. See Details
Destination Unknown Beer Company Destination Unknown Beer Company is pet-friendly. You and your leashed pooch can hang out at this popular brewery that serves up an array of interesting brews. Order a glass of sour ale or indulge in a hoppy IPA. Destination Unknown is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 8pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Walt Whitman Trail at West Hills County Park Walt Whitman Trail is an easy, 4.25 mile hike at West Hills County Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Aside from the moderate climb to the 401 foot Jaynes Hill, this hike is quite flat. Horses also frequent this park and you should watch out for them as you hike. Please note that dogs must be leashed; dogs not permitted in picnic areas. Campsites, lean-tos, and primitive shelters are available year-round. Reservations are required. See Details
Stump Pond Loop Trail Stump Pond Loop Trail is an easy, 4.5 mile hike in Blydenburgh County Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This beautiful hike is great for all ages and abilities. Horses also share this trail that is at the headwaters of the Nissequogue River and leads through forests and by a freshwater pond. Dogs must be leashed. See Details
Coindre Hall Coindre Hall is a mansion in the style of a medieval French chateau constructed in 1912 for pharmaceutical magnate George McKesson Brown. It overlooks 34 acres of rolling land including a boathouse on the north shore of Long Island adjacent to Long Island Sound. Many people bring their dogs to frolic and play in the hills of the "backyard" of the mansion. It is a wonderful place to bring your dog to be with other friendly dog lovers and dogs! *** Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. *** See Details
Blydenburgh Dog Park at Blydenburgh County Park Blydenburgh County Park is a 627 acre park located at the headwaters of the Nissequogue River. The park is richly forested hills and valleys and the centerpiece of the park is a man-made lake, Stump Pond, that was created at the turn of the century. Dogs are allowed, on leash, throughout the park and without leash only within the fenced-in Dog Park. The Dog Park is an entirely fenced in two acre parcel that includes separate areas for small and large dogs. Each area has an open field and a wooded path to meander through with your dog. Each section is double gated for safe and easy access and includes a water spigot/drinking fountain. There is ample parking adjacent to the park. A Green Key pass is required on the weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The park is open year-round from 8:00 AM to sunset. See Details
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Theodore Roosevelt loved animals, and dogs are as welcome at Sagamore Hill now as they were when he lived there. Explore more than 80 acres of forests, salt marshes, and meadows on trails and boardwalks with your pup. Although dogs cannot enter any buildings, they are welcome throughout the grounds. There's even a nature trail to the beach, so your pup can dip his toes in the water. Just remember that dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Mud Creek Dog Park Bring your dog for some off-leash exercise at this dog park. Be careful as park has only natural boundaries and remember to bring water. See Details
West Hills County Park West Hills County Park features two separate dog run areas for big and small dogs. Pet owners love this great fenced dog park with waste bags, easy parking, and plenty of room for playing. The park also offers picturesque, well-groomed nature trails, including the historic Walt Whitman Trail. See Details
Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve Trail Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve Trail is an easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This is a low intensity and relaxing trail on preserved land that is shared with mountain bikers and hunters when in season. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Town of Oyster Bay Dog Park The new facility is situated on a 5. 2 acre wooded parcel bordered by Clocks Boulevard on the west, East Pine Street on the south and County Line Road on the east. The dog park will take up just shy of 2 acres. See Details
Seaford Cedar Creek Park This Hempstead public park includes a dog run where your pet can romp and play off-leash. See Details
Wantagh Park This fenced, off-leash dog park is known for its considerate owners and friendly pooches. Includes a separate section for smaller pets. See Details
Boyle Road Dog Park 57,000 square foot off-leash dog park with fenced in areas for small and large dogs. There are chairs, water bowls, and poop bags, but no water source. Plenty of shade for you and your pooch! See Details
Bethpage Bikeway The Bethpage Bikeway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido on a leash in Old Bethpage! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bethpage Bikeway. 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
Tanner Park Dog Run Enjoy the off-leash fun at this simple, no-frills dog park. It's a great place for your pet to socialize. See Details
Cherry Avenue Dog Park This 1.5-acre park is enclosed with a 4-ft high chain link fence. This park has 2 sections, one for small dogs and one for big dogs like me. The surfaces have wood chips, with one bench and water. See Details
Bill Richards Memorial Park Escape the stress of everyday life at this Smithtown oasis, a perfect place to bring your pet for a stroll around the lake. See Details
Lavender Fields Lavender Fields is dog-friendly! Dogs are welcome at this store featuring furniture, home decor, bedding, accessories for women, gifts, and children's furniture and accessories. The store is open Monday 11am-5pm, Tuesday - Wednesday and Saturday - Sunday 11am - 6pm, Thursday 11am - 5pm, Friday 11am - 8pm. See Details
Town of Babylon Farmers Market Unfortunately, dogs are temporarily not allowed to join their owners at the market. See Details
Port Jefferson Public Beach and Dog Park Port Jefferson Public Beach and Dog Park is pet-friendly. This small, harbor-side beach in the Village of Port Jefferson has a nice area for owners to walk their pups. Try to go at low tide, there's a lot more beach then! Port Jefferson is very dog-centric, so along with a romp on the beach, it's nice to walk through the village. See Details
Sayville Ferry Service, Inc Pets are welcome on-leash on the tours or ferry services offered by these Sayville boats. See Details
Cordwood Landing County Park Cordwood Landing County Park is dog-friendly. Located in the heart of the Miller Place historic district, this open area now belongs to the public. It's an ideal spot to take Fido for a leashed walk along the many trails. See Details