Dog Friendly Activities in Chester, NY

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Chester, and 38 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 Chester.

Pet Friendly Goose Pond Mountain Trail
Goose Pond Mountain Trail Goose Pond Mountain Trail is an easy, 5.15 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. The trails in this park are unmarked and a compass or GPS unit is a wise thing to bring along. Dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Pet Friendly Orange Heritage Trail
Orange Heritage Trail The Orange Heritage 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 Chester! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Orange Heritage 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
Storm King State Park Storm King State Park has a somewhat difficult, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Although the trail skips Butter Hill and Storm King Mountain, it does offer wonderful views of the Hudson River, Bannerman Island, Cold Spring, and Constitution Marsh and is also more lightly traveled. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Local dog owners rave about this public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend. See Details
West Milford Dog Park The West Milford Dog Park is located in Pequannock Feed and Pet Supply on Marshall Hill Rd in WM. The park is free, but donations will be gladly accepted to help maintain the property. This dog park is just about an acre big and has separate areas and entrances for large and small dogs. Water is available across the parking lot under the big sign that says "Water". There are some agility obstacles including tunnels, a jump, and an A-frame. The fence around the dog park varies between 5 and 6 feet tall (depending on the land) but is secure. The dog park is open during Pequannock Feed store hours only. Rules are posted. See Details
Thomas Bull Memorial Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash in this 1.5 acre, fenced dog park with benches, drinking fountains, and shade areas. See Details
Kennedy Dells Park Off-Leash Dog Run Walk the trails with your on-leash pet, or let them run free in the fenced, off-leash dog park, a great place for them to make friends. See Details
Suffern Kakiat Park This Suffern public park includes an enclosed dog run where pets may romp and play off-leash. See Details
Harriman State Park Dogs are welcome at Harriman State Park, but must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times. Dogs are not allowed in buildings or beach/bathing areas. Dogs must display rabies tag. Dogs are not permitted in the following areas of Harriman State Park: Beaver Pond Campground, Welch Beach, Sebago Cabins. See Details
Vernon Off-Leash Dog Park The Vernon off-leash dog park just opened this month on 2 acres of fenced in grasslands. Plenty of room for dogs to run and play. Sitting areas for humans and shade. Open to the public, no fees but donations are gladly accepted. See Details
Black Mountain Via Silver Mine Lake Loop Black Mountain Via Silver Mine Lake Loop is a moderately easy, 6.5 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will have you exploring Silvermine Lake and the peaks of Black Mountain. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Warwick Drive In Last of the drive in movies! Family owned and Pet friendly! 3 screens showing the latest flicks! See Details
Ramsey Bike Path The Ramsey 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 Ramsey! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Ramsey 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
Smith's Clove Dog Park Pets love to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which also includes a separate area for smaller dogs. Registration required. See Details
Black Rock Forest Trail Black Rock Forest Trail is a moderately easy, 6.25 mile hike in Black Rock Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. Hikers and dogs of all levels can enjoy a piece of nature at this beautiful park. This trail will take you to an area of the park that offers a little more solitude and water for Fido to play in. Dogs must be kept on a leash and under control while in the park. See Details
Maple Hill Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park in Middleton. Dog park permit required. See Details
Harriman Lakes and Mountains Loop Trail Harriman Lakes and Mountains Loop Trail is a moderately easy, 5.25 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This trail starts at Lake Skannatati before heading over Hogencamp and Pine Swamp Mountains. Fido will need to be on a leash no longer than 6 feet on this lightly traveled trail. See Details
Cornwall Bark Park Beautiful fenced off-leash dog park with a separate fenced section for small dogs. Covered picnic pavilion adjacent to the fenced off-leash play areas, and some chairs and benches inside the play areas. Entire park is near great walking, and is right by the entrance to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum (please note that pets are not allowed to visit at the museum, however.) Visit the website for all of the rules (such as vaccinations, ID tags, adult supervision, etc.). See Details
Appalachian Trail (Dutch Hollow & Harriman State Park) The Appalachian Trail in Dutch Hollow & Harriman State Park is a difficult, 11.15 mile hike that will take about 8.5 hours or overnight to complete with Fido. This is possibly one of the most challenging hikes on the Appalachian Trail, but also the most beautiful. Dogs must remain on a leash, and if you choose to camp you can setup at the Wildcat Shelter, which is 2.1 miles into the hike. See Details
Thruway Sporting Goods Thruway Sporting Goods is pet-friendly. This store contains clothing, footwear, fishing, boating, hunting, shooting, camping, and more. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as they are well-behaved. The store is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 8pm, Saturday from 8am to 8pm, and Sunday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Greenwood Lake Bark Park The Greenwood Lake Bark Park, a fenced in, off-leash venue purposed for the enjoyment of the family dog, is open to the public from dawn to dusk. The dog park has a pet water fountain, pet exercise equipment, pet waste station, and ample seating for pet owners. See Details
Shawangunk, Walden and Wallkill Rail Trail The Shawangunk, Walden, and Wallkill Rail 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 Walden! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Shawangunk, Walden, and Wallkill Rail 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
Sterling Ridge to Lake Trail Loop Sterling Ridge to Lake Trail Loop is a moderately easy, 8.25 mile hike that will take about 5.25 hours to complete with Fido. This loop trail climbs to an active fire tower before traversing Sterling Ridge. After taking in the views from the ridge you and Fido can descend to Sterling Lake. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Maple Grange Community Park There are miles of trails for you to explore with your on-leash pet at this community park. They are not permitted on the fields made of synthetic grass. See Details