Dog Friendly Activities in Claymont, DE

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Claymont, and 110 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 Claymont.

Pet Friendly Hangman Brewing
Hangman Brewing BringFido to dog-friendly Hangman Brewing, a small microbrewery local to Claymont, DE. Established in 2020, this brewery produces small batches of unique beer. Leashed dogs are welcome to accompany you inside the taproom or beside a table on the outdoor patio. Sip a glass of Frosty The Hangman Hazy White, Hot Kat Porter, or Honey Raspberry Lemonade Sour. Patrons can find food trucks at weekends as well as weekly events such as "Sunday Funday." See Details
Pet Friendly Claymont Community Center Dog Park
Claymont Community Center Dog Park Claymont Community Center Dog Park is a pet-friendly area in Claymont, DE. There are two separate enclosed spaces for large and small breeds, and pet waste stations. This dog park does not have a fountain so owners should bring water for their pets. See Details
Wissahickon Valley Park The Wissahickon Valley Park is dog-friendly! Wissahickon features more than fifty miles of rugged hiking trails winding through dense forests, open meadows, and shaded creeks. Fido can explore the entirety of the Park on a leash no longer than six feet. Wissahickon Valley Park is open from 6am to 11pm, daily. See Details
Lums Pond State Park Lums Pond State Park is dog-friendly. The Swamp Forest Trail is located within the park and is a hidden gem that should prove Delaware’s worth to avid hikers. This popular trail runs through wetland forests on the edge of Lums Pond, providing a shaded stomp that leads to bridges and boardwalk sections. Although the trail runs adjacent to the water, it’s mostly a walk through the woods, a tranquil escape from hectic day to day life. See Details
Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive) The Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Philadelphia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive). 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
Lums Pond Dog Park The off-leash area of this popular park features tall grasses, woods, and even access to the pond for doggie swimming. See Details
White Clay Creek State Park White Clay Creek State Park is a dog-friendly destination in Newark, DE. There are over 37 miles of trails in this park that you and Fido can explore, including some interesting pathways around Possum Hill and the Judge Morris Estate, which is a building that dates all the way back to 1790. Within the park, many visitors and their dogs take to Chestnut Hill Trail, a moderately challenging mutli-use trail which leads hikers through heavily forested areas with trickling creeks, and across open meadows. See Details
Bellevue State Park Dogs are welcome at Bellevue State Park, an area steeped in rich history that overlooks the Delaware River. Although Fido won't be able to enter the historic buildings located in the park, you can enjoy the fitness track that circles a catch-and-release fishing pond stocked with bass, catfish, and sunfish. Alternatively, you can hike around one of the trails and check out the blossoming gardens. Bellevue State Park is open 8am until 4pm every day of the week from April through October and Monday through Friday from December through February. See Details
Wilmington Brew Works Wilmington Brew Works is a dog-friendly brewery housed in a former laboratory in Wilmington, DE. Fido is welcome to join you under the large pergola of the front patio, or a second patio replete with native plants. There is something for everyone, including beer, cider, and slushies. Snack on cheese spreads, hummus, crackers, popcorn, kettle chips, or pretzels. See Details
Carousel Bark Park Carousel Bark Park is located within Carousel Park & Equestrian Center in Wilmington, DE. Dogs can romp in a large open field and cool off in the pond. Dogs must be leashed until they reach the entrance and need to respond well to voice commands since the park is not fenced. See Details
Natural Lands Stroud Preserve Natural Lands Stroud Preserve is a dog-friendly area in West Chester, PA, that consists of 571 acres of culturally and ecologically important land in Chester County. This rolling mosaic of once-pastured grasslands, working farmlands, and woodlands now serves as wildlife habitat and a unique site for research by the Stroud Water Research Center, one of the premier stream research labs in North America. The Stroud Preserve boasts more than nine miles of hiking trails. Dogs are welcome but must be on-leash at all times and owners must pick up after them. Open from dawn until dusk. See Details
West Mill Creek Park West Mill Creek Park in Narbeth, PA, is a beautiful. small and shady park that welcomes dogs off leash. There is a creek running along one side where dogs and people swim and play. Please note that it is not securely fenced off from the road. See Details
Wissahickon Brewing Company Wissahickon Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Philadelphia, PA. Fido is welcome to join you inside the taproom and on the outdoor patio. Spent grain dog treats are available for purchase and water bowls are readily available in multiple locations. Humans will be delighted with the draft list, which includes 11 beer options as well as strawberry daiquiris, lemonade slushies, pineapple cider, kombucha, and wine. Light snacks such as pickles, chips, pretzels, peanuts, beef jerky, and beer grain granola are available. Rotating food trucks throughout the week. See Details
Struble Trail The Struble 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 Downingtown! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Struble 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
Natural Lands Trust's Binky Lee Preserve Binky Lee Preserve is a 112-acre expanse of former agricultural land that is being converted back to natural woodlands and meadows. An exploration of the trails provides a wonderful introduction to natural area restoration techniques. The view from atop the hill offers a rare glimpse of Chester County past: undeveloped woodlands and fields in all directions.

Binky Lee Preserve includes four miles of hiking trails. Dogs are welcome provided they are on-leash at all times and owners clean up after them.

Natural Lands Trust is the greater Philadelphia region's oldest and largest land conservation organization and is dedicated to protecting the forests, fields, streams, and wetlands that are essential to the sustainability of life in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Since its founding in 1953, Natural Lands Trust has preserved more than 100,000 acres, including 42 nature preserves totaling more than 22,000 acres. Today, millions of residents enjoy the healthy habitats, clean air and water, bountiful recreational opportunities, and scenic beauty provided by the lands the organization has preserved. For more information, visit www.natlands.org.
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Fort Mott State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Fort Mott State Park in Pennsville, NJ. The fort was constructed in 1896 in readiness for the Spanish-American War. You and Fido can learn about the area together on the interactive trails, while looking out over the Delaware River. Dogs are welcome throughout the park on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Schuylkill River Dog Park This dog park, located along the Schuylkill River, has separate areas for small and large dogs as well as biodegradable poop bags. See Details
Rockford Park Rockford Park is a popular pet-friendly place to bring Fido in Wilmington. The main attraction at this park is Rockford Tower, a 100-year-old water tower. The tower is set among rolling hills, wooded areas, and vistas that are ideal for wandering with your pooch. The best part for dog owners about Rockford Park is that there's an off-leash dog area as well. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Newlin Grist Mill Dogs are welcome on-leash in this historic park, which includes a 1704 water-powered mill, lovely wooded trails, and other historic sights. See Details
Ridley Creek State Park Pennsylvania State Parks welcome pets in designated areas. Pets are permitted in day-use areas, on designated sites in campgrounds, in designated cabins, camping cottages, and yurts, and all areas not otherwise closed to pets. Pets are prohibited in swimming areas, inside buildings, in non-pet overnight areas, or in any area designated as an area closed to pets. Because uncontrolled pets may chase wildlife or frighten visitors, pets must be physically controlled and attended at all times and on a leash, caged, or crated. See Details
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Pets are welcome at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. John Heinz is America's first urban refuge and was established to preserve the Tinicum Marsh and to promote environmental education. The Refuge features more than ten miles of trails. Dogs must be cleaned up after and leashed at all times during their visit. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge is open year-round from sunrise to sunset, free of charge. See Details
Natural Lands ChesLen Preserve Natural Lands ChesLen Preserve is Coatesville, PA, is a dog-friendly, 1,263-acre private nature preserves featuring sweeping agricultural fields, densely wooded stream corridors, and rare serpentine barrens. There are many points on the property from which visitors can gaze for miles in any direction and see virtually no signs of modern development. In 2010, The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA DCNR) designated portions of ChesLen Preserve—specifically the Unionville Barrens—as a “Pennsylvania Wild Plant Sanctuary.” The program encourages the conservation of natural areas and native plants, and recognizes private landowners who serve as models of good conservation and stewardship of these special resources. Dogs are welcome provided they are on-leash at all times and owners clean up after them. See Details
Pet Friendly Dog Bakery Pet Friendly Dog Bakery in Philadelphia welcomes dogs inside to choose a delicious treat. They offer organic treats for Fido, coffee and beverages for their humans, and a beautifully bright, airy space to spend quality time together. Whether you’re in the backyard dog park or lounging indoors, you’re sure to have a good time. See Details
Cira Green Dog-friendly Cira Green is an elevated park in West Philadelphia’s University City District offering outdoor lounge space, entertainment, food, and events. They also have a designated fenced-in dog run for dogs to relieve themselves. Fido must be kept on a 6' or shorter leash and is not allowed on the grass, except for inside the dog run area. The park is open year-round. See Details