Dog Friendly Activities in Bronx, NY

There are 17 dog friendly activities in Bronx. 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 Bronx.

Pet Friendly Pelham Bay Park Dog Run
Pelham Bay Park Dog Run The Pelham Bay Park Dog Run is located in Pelham South, not far from the entrance at Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue. The Dog Run is one of the first dog runs to be built by the NYC Parks Department. Nearby, Orchard Beach is also a treat in the off-season, when strolling, biking or dog walking (on the promenade only from October 1 to May 1) are very popular. See Details
Pet Friendly Van Cortlandt Park
Van Cortlandt Park Pets love the chance to run free at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes two separate sections and plenty of wide open, grassy spaces. There are trails to explore and plenty more to keep dogs and their owners busy. Dogs must be cleaned up after. See Details
Franz Sigel Park This is a lovely park with seating, plenty of trees, and a gazebo. It has a fenced area where dogs can be off leash. See Details
Pelham Bay Park At over 2,700 acres, Pelham Bay Park is the city's largest park. Leashed dogs are welcome on the park's many trails. See Details
Hunter Island Trail Hunter Island Trail is an easy, 2.25-mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Keep an eye out for rising tides as you meander through the salt marshes, forest, meadows, and shorelines of Hunter Island. Your dog must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and you may also want to pack some mosquito repellent. See Details
South Bronx Graffiti Street Art Tour 'South Bronx Graffiti Street Art Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Tommy. Contact host prior to booking if bringing Fido along: Small dogs are welcome if they can be held on your lap during car ride. For bigger dogs, you will need to book a private tour and the host will need to rent a bigger vehicle to accommodate everyone. You host will drive you and your pooch to different murals and street art throughout the South Bronx. You will have time to get out the car take pictures. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
A Bronx Tale Walking Tour 'A Bronx Tale Walking Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Sean. You and your pooch will get to visit famous and historical "A Bronx Tale" sites and learn about the diverse groups and history of the area. Contact host prior to booking if you plan on bringing Fido along so that accommodations can be made. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Abstract Painting with Palette Knifes 'Abstract Painting with Palette Knifes' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ligel. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to sit alongside you at this workshop where you will learn about and practice abstract style painting using palette a knife. Your host will provide an overview and step-by-step demonstration on how to appropriately start your painting using acrylic or water-based paints. You will then have the opportunity to create​​ your own abstract painting with the palette knife. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $100 per person. See Details
Seton Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Seton Park, which is located near West 235th Street and Independence Avenue. There is also an off-leash dog run located within the park. See Details
Williamsbridge Oval Leashed dogs are welcome in the Williamsburg Playground, which is located near Gun Hill Road and the Bronx River Parkway. There is also an off-leash dog run located in the park. See Details
Fauvist Painting Class in the Bronx 'Fauvist Painting Class in the Bronx' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ligel. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to sit alongside you at this workshop where you will learn about the nontraditional Fauvism style (or Les Fauves) of painting. Your host will provide an overview and step-by-step demonstration using acrylic or water-based paints. You will then get your chance to create your own masterpiece with Fido looking on. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $95 per person. See Details
Old Putnam Trail The Old Putnam Trail 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 Bronx! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Old Putnam Trail. 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
NYC Artist Open Studio / Artist Talk 'NYC Artist Open Studio / Artist Talk' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jake. Visit your host's private studio in the Port Morris section of the South Bronx. You will see where and how he creates his art and he will go through each step involved, including creating a cast from a live model to welding steel. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $20 per person. See Details
Ewen Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Ewen Park, which is located near Johnson Avenue and West 232nd Street. There is also an off-leash dog run located within the park. See Details
Henry Hudson Park and Dog Run Leashed pets are welcome throughout the park, and there is an off-leash dog run located within the park. See Details
Hackett Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Frank S. Hackett Park, which is located near Riverdale Avenue and West 254th Street. There is also an off-leash dog run located within the park. See Details
Gun Hill Brewing Company Gun Hill Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This local New York brewery is proud of their roots, and New York brewing brethren. The taproom offers a selection of drafts for visitors to enjoy. Dogs a welcome at this brewery, as long as they are leashed and well behaved. Gun Hill Brewing Company is open Monday through Wednesday from 2:30pm to 9:00pm, Thursday from 1:00pm to 11:00pm, Friday from 1:00pm to 12:00am, Saturday from 12:00pm to 12:00am, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Dog-Friendly Beach on Gerritsen Avenue This secret little bay area is open to anyone, and dogs are welcome here. Many humans walk their dogs a little distance past the entrance since families are often swimming and spending time near the entrance. The beach area can get crowded on weekends. See Details
Dinner with Dogs "Dinner with Dogs" is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. Your host runs Chase & Papi, an innovative dog event planning company featured in the NY Times. In this experience, cook an easy meal for dinner and a tasty snack for your dog with the same ingredients. Watch the chef first and learn how to recreate both the meal and your pet's treat. When it's done, sit down and enjoy it together. Rates start at $80. See Details
A Potter's Wheel in Brooklyn 'A Potter's Wheel in Brooklyn' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ernesto. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to join you at this class where you will learn the basics of wheel-based pottery. You and your pup will watch the host demonstrate a variety of techniques and afterwards, you will have an hour to try it for yourself and create one or two pieces. Your piece(s) will be ready for pick up the following weekend or can be shipped to you for an additional charge. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 9 and up. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Brookdale Dog Park This huge new dog park is fully fenced with a separate small dog area, agility equipment, running water, waste bags, and gravel mulch. See Details
Sirius Dog Run The Sirius Dog Run in Battery Park City's Gateway Plaza area is a great dog run with new paving. It is a beautiful part of the city, and many friendly dogs and their humans love this area. It is named after one of the Rescue Labs that gave his life during the 9-11 search and rescue operations. See Details
Central Park No trip to Manhattan with your dog would be complete without a stroll through Central Park. Dogs must remain on-leash in the park except during designated off-leash hours in 23 areas of Central Park. Off-leash hours are before 9:00 am and after 9:00 pm. There are over 15 dog fountains throughout the park. Visit the website for specific information on dog-friendly areas. Make sure to always clean up after your pet. See Details
Playland Beach Playland Beach is located on the grounds of Playland Park Amusement Park. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the beach from October 1st until April 28th. There is a limit of 3 dogs for each owner and dog walking services are prohibited all year round. Make sure you keep Fido on a leash under six feet. See Details