Dog Friendly Activities in Clinton, CT

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Clinton, and 39 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 Clinton.

Pet Friendly Bailey's Dog Park
Bailey's Dog Park Bring Fido to Bailey's Dog Park, which is open to all sizes of dogs that are up-to-date on vaccinations. Parking is readily available at Ethel Peters Recreation Complex. The Dog Park features running water, waste bags, shade and sun. Follow all rules posted at the entry. Bailey's Dog Park is open daily from dawn until dusk. See Details
Hammonasset Beach State Park Leashed dogs are welcome in picnic areas, ball fields, nature trails, and bike paths year-round. Dogs are only permitted on beaches from November 1 to the end of March. Visitors with pets are subject to fines if caught on the beach from April 1 to October 31. See Details
Timberlands A wonderful place to enjoy a hike, rock cropings, Mountain Laurel, ferns, pine groves, and some peace and quiet. The trails are mostly level with a few steep grades. There is also a wonderful stream and a lake for the dogs to swim in. See Details
Paw Dog Park at Viney Hill Near the beach in lovely Viney Hill park is a fenced off-leash dog area where your pet can romp and play. Includes separate dog area, benches, and agility equipment. See Details
Tanger Outlets Leashed pets are welcome to walk around outside at the Tanger Outlets. See Details
Young's Pond Your pet will go wild for a chance to run and play off-leash in the fenced dog park at this lovely Branford park. See Details
Lavender by the Bay Lavender by the Bay is pet-friendly. This outdoor lavender farm in located halfway between Greenport and Orient Point. Dogs are allowed on the grounds. Handmade lavender products, lavender plants and home grown lavender honey are available for purchase. Check the website for seasonal opening hours. See Details
Branford Supply Pond A refuge for hikers, meanderers, bikers, runners, nature enthusiasts, historians and four-legged friends, the Branford Supply Pond sprawls over 350 acres. See Details
Macari Vineyards Take a trip out to the Macari Vineyards. Pets are welcome on the vineyard grounds. See Details
Long Pond Greenbelt Trail Long Pond Greenbelt Trail is a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Your dog will love this trail that takes you by fresh ponds, marshes, swamps, and brooks. The map available for purchase from the Southampton Trails Preservation Society is a necessity for this unmarked trail. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Branford Trolley Trail The Branford Trolley 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 Branford! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Branford Trolley 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
Devil's Hopyard State Park Taking its name from the round holes that appear in the waterfalls, Devil's Hopyard State Park is a perfect place to enjoy a day in nature. You and your dog can hike, picnic, bird-watch, and fish in the stream. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Corey Creek Vineyards The tasting room at Corey Creek Vineyards is in a barn-like structure which opens to an outdoor, pet-friendly patio where visitors enjoy distinctive wines. See Details
Rockland Preserve Located in North Madison, Rockland Preserve is an area of rounded, rocky hills, steep gray cliffs, ledges, and lovely wooded areas. Long abandoned ancient roads offer easy access for the walker and hiker. Dogs welcome on leash. See Details
Osprey's Dominion Vineyards Bring Fido to Osprey's Dominion Vineyards to enjoy a glass of wine made with the least interference from humankind. Osprey's Dominion allows leashed pets on its four-acre grounds, which feature shaded picnic tables, Adirondack chairs, lawn games, and more. Dog owners are invited to pack their own picnic lunch. During the cooler months, dogs are allowed inside the tasting room. Osprey's Dominion's tasting options include $8 for three wines and $12 for five wines. Osprey's Dominion Vineyards' hours vary seasonally so guests should check its website or call ahead before planning their outing. See Details
Chatfield Hollow State Park Enjoy searching for caves used by Native Americans, picnic by refreshing water, hike through the forests, enjoy pond and stream fishing and more at Chatfield Hollow State Park. Fido is welcome to join the fun, but keep him on a leash at all times. See Details
Rocky Neck State Park Rocky Neck State Park is pet-friendly. Feel free to go on a hike with Fido or eat some lunch in the picnic areas north of train tracks. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in campgrounds, south of the train tracks, on the beach, or on the boardwalk. Rocky Neck State Park has a tidal river that is home to a variety of different types of fish. You'll also spot herons, cranes, and lots of other wildlife in the air and on the ground around the park too. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Middlefield Dog Park This lovely wooded dog park is a wonderful place for your pet to play and explore off-leash. The park is safely fenced, but make sure to bring water. See Details
Day Pond State Park Day Pond State Park is home to Day Pond--a stocked pond where you and Fido can spend the day fishing. After fishing, you can enjoy a picnic or hiking in the state park. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times. See Details
Martha Clara Vineyards Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you enjoy a glass of wine at Martha Clara Vineyards. Dogs are welcome only in the large outdoor area of the tasting room. Martha Clara offers individual tastings, flights, and wines by the glass and the bottle. Private and group tastings can be reserved via phone. Martha Clara Vineyards is open to the public for wine tastings year-round, Monday through Friday from 11am to 5pm, Saturday from 11am to 7pm, and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Sag Harbor Charters Captain Hagen welcomes you and your pup aboard the Marlinspike for a trip with Sag Harbor Charters. Design your own charter or pick from one of the Captain's favorite trips. Whichever you choose, you and Fido will thoroughly enjoy your day out on the water. See Details
Brainard Homestead State Park Brainard Homestead State Park offers hiking trails and birding opportunities for you and your pup to enjoy. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Gillette Castle State Park Dogs are welcome at the picnic areas and on the hiking trails of Gillette Castle State Park. Although Fido can enjoy the trails that loop and wind around outdoor art exhibits and an historic historic estate that is reminiscent of a castle, you're not allowed to take them inside any of the buildings. Constructed by playwright and actor, William Hooker Gillette, the focal point of the whole area is the estate building. Gillette Castle State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details