Dog Friendly Activities in Cold Spring, NY

There are 9 dog friendly activities in Cold Spring. 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 Cold Spring.

Pet Friendly Cornish Estate Trail
Cornish Estate Trail Cornish Estate Trail is a somewhat easy, 4.5 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. Hike by remnants of old buildings and the beautiful Hudson River. Dogs remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not permitted in picnic areas. See Details
Pet Friendly Little Stony Point Park
Little Stony Point Park Leashed dogs are allowed to visit Little Stony Point Park any day of the year, especially on event days. Events include, "Spring Cleanup Days," a "Maple Syrup Day" in March, and an annual musical, "Hoot on the Hudson," in early September. Little Stony Point Park is open to visitors every day, dawn to dusk. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails. See Details
Fahnestock West Trail Fahnestock West Trail is a somewhat easy, 7.1 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. If you are visiting this area in early June you will bear witness to the striking beauty of the mountain laurel in bloom. This beautiful hike is a favorite for canines year round with its freshwater ponds and brooks. When visiting with Fido be sure to keep him away from public use areas and on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Three Lakes Trail Three Lakes Trail is a somewhat easy, 4.75 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. The solitude in which one can explore the beautiful lakes, scenic vistas, and mine remnants make this trail a favorite amongst dog-friendly trails in this region. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 10 feet; dogs not permitted in public-use areas. See Details
Fishkill Ridge Trail Fishkill Ridge Trail is a somewhat difficult, 5 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail offers you and your pup difficult climbs and descents as well as magnificent views of the river and bridge. If you are headed out during hunting season be sure to wear orange. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not allowed in public areas. Be sure to let Fido take a good drink as the only water is at the beginning and end of this trail. See Details
Round Hill - East Mountain Loop Trail Round Hill - East Mountain Loop Trail is a somewhat difficult, 7.9 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail offers somewhat challenging climbs up Round Hill and East Mountain. Although it parallels Clove Creek in sections, you will need to bring extra water in the summer. Dogs are not permitted in public use areas and must be on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Clarence Fahnestock State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Clarence Fahnestock State Park. This 14,086-acre park is expansive and covered with lovely trails. There's a maximum of two pets allowed in campsites and day use areas unless prohibited by sign. Pets are to be supervised and on a leash under six feet in length. You should also carry proof of rabies with you at all times. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches. See Details
Bull Hill Trail Bull Hill Trail is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed dog on this popular hike in Cold Spring, New York. The winding pathway leads up Bull Hill, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Hudson River from the top. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Breakneck Mountain Trailhead Breakneck Mountain Trailhead is pet-friendly. Located in the Hudson Highlands State Park, this fabulous trail leads through woodland over a rocky path to exceptional Hudson River lookouts at viewing points along the trail. The trail is rated as difficult as scrambling might be involved and is just over 2.5 miles in length. This part of New York can be accessed via public transport from the Big Apple. 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
Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail is a somewhat easy, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This easily accessible trail is a favorite amongst dogs for its rolling hills, gurgling brooks, and refreshing pond. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Gedney Park Off Leash Dog Area Your pet is welcome to play off-leash on the beautiful trails of this park during designated hours in the morning, but they are always welcome if on-leash. See Details
Barton Orchards Located on Hudson Valley's 175 acre premiere PYO family farm, Barton Orchards is now home to a pet-friendly park. To play in the dog park, pups must be well behaved, and you will need to be able to show proof of immunizations. Additionally, dogs are allowed in the orchard during PYO season; however they do need to be on a leash when walking outside of the the fenced dog park. Dogs are not to be brought inside buildings including The Tap Room, Farm Market or Bakery, which are also located on the farm. Opening hours vary depending on the season. The dog park is open on weekends form 12pm to 6pm from May through July. From July through November, they are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, and weekends from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Wrights Farm Are you looking for a fun-filled day of apple picking in the beautiful Hudson Valley? Pay a visit to Wrights Farm, a sixth-generation family-owned, 450-acre apple farm complete with farmstand of homemade pies, jams and jellies, cider donuts, and much more! Bring the kids and dog and enjoy a beautiful day in the orchards. 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
Doug Phillips Dog Park Doug Phillips Dog Park is a fenced space in Fishkill. Dogs are welcome, as long as they have a permit, which can be obtained from the website link. The park includes water fountains for dogs to rehydrate and benches for owners to rest at. Doug Phillips Dog Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Suffern Kakiat Park This Suffern public park includes an enclosed dog run where pets may romp and play off-leash. See Details
Kitchawan Preserve Trail Kitchawan Preserve Trail is a moderately easy, 4 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike is popular amongst dog owners and the wide trail allows you to hike side by side with your pup through the mature forests. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Blue Mountain Park Blue Mountain Reservation is a 1,500-acre park in the northwest section of Westchester County offering more than 20 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking. They have a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike that takes about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will lead you to two ponds and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Due to the heavy population of mountain bikers, Fido will need to be leashed. 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.
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Walkway Over the Hudson The Walkway Over the Hudson 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 Poughkeepsie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Walkway Over the Hudson. 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
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
Canine Commons at Beaver Dam Park Bring your pet to join in the fun off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes separate small dog area and agility equipment. Permit required. See Details
Stuart's Fruit Farm Dogs are welcome to join their owners as they pick apples at this family-operated farm located in Westchester County (about an hour outside of New York City) that has been open since 1828. Visit Stuart's Fruit Farm in the Autumn for apple picking, peach picking, and to visit the pumpkin patch. In the winter, come to the farm to cut down a Christmas tree. Flowers and vegetable plants are available for purchase in the spring. Stuart's Farm is open daily from 9am - 6pm. See Details