Dog Friendly Activities in Dover Plains, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Dover Plains, and 32 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 Dover Plains.

Pet Friendly Dover Stone Church
Dover Stone Church An ancient "cathedral shaped" cavern on a brook, Dover Stone Church is dog-friendly! Dogs must be leashed during their trek to the historic attraction. The area features a Gothic formation of stones, a "pulpit" rock ledge, a brook, which flows through the cavern, and a small meadow with three spring-fed ponds. Dover Stone Church is open from dawn to dusk, weather permitting. Dog owners can check out its official website for information on free local parking and rules and regulations. See Details
Pet Friendly Bear Mountain Reservation
Bear Mountain Reservation Pets may join you off-leash on the hiking trails of this beautiful wooded reservation with lovely views of Candlewood Lake. See Details
Doug Phillips Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with drinking water and benches for owners to rest at. See Details
Ninham Mountain Trail Ninham Mountain Trail is a moderately easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This Multiple Use Area is the largest in Putnam County and allows dogs to be off leash if they are under voice control. 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
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
New Milford (Candlewoof) Dog Park The New Milford Dog Park is a lovely fenced in park, nestled in the southwest corner of Petibone's Elementary school field. The park area has two seperate fenced in parks, one park for small dogs, and the other for the larger breeds. An agility course can be found in the large dog section as well. But that's not all, both parks are equipped with free "Poopy Bags", conveniently stationed throughout the park areas. The park is maintained by New Milford Dog Park volunteers. We hope you'll come visit, enjoy the park, and perhaps consider becoming a New Milford Dog Park. Our Mission New Milford Dog Park is a not  for profit, all volunteer  organization dedicated to providing a safe and secure  area for dog owners and their  dogs to play and socialize. New  Milford Dog Park will promote  responsible dog ownership and  community education through our  events and meetings. See Details
New Fairfield Dog Park This fenced-in park offers separate play areas for small and large dogs. See Details
Lovers Leap State Park Pets on a maximum seven foot leash are permitted. 140 acre park divided by the scenic Housatonic River with magnificent views &hiking trails. See Details
Addis Park Pets are welcome on-leash at this lovely public park with a picnic area and boat launch on the river. Visitors who do not reside in New Milford must obtain a permit and parking sticker from the Parks and Recreation Office, which is located at the John Pettibone Community Center. See Details
Baldwin Park Great park behind our local middle school. Big open fields. Nice clear paths in the back as well as wooded trails and a stream. Not necessarily a dog park but very friendly. Dogs can go off leash. See Details
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is a living museum giving you and Fido the opportunity to explore aeroplanes, automobiles, early engines and memorabilia from 1900-1935. Work your way through the four museum buildings to discover beautifully restored aircraft from the Pioneer Era, to World War I and the Lindberg / Barnstorming era. You might just find that while learning about these golden years of aviation on leash, Fido wants to take to the sky. Fido could watch you from the green pastures while you take a bi-plane ride. Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome cares for Fido and due to loud noises of weekend shows, it?s not recommended that you bring your furry friend. Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is open seasonally and is a non-for-profit volunteer operation, charging admissions at the weekend. See Details
Above All State Park This 31-acre park has plenty of natural and man-made sites to explore including the remains of a Cold War Bunker. Just keep Fido on a leash while you enjoy this park. See Details
Salisbury Community Dog Park The Salisbury Community Dog Park is a wonderful asset to our Town. It is over an acre of fenced-in land, on a beautiful town-owned piece of property at Mary Peters Park on Long Pond Road, where you can bring your dog for off-leash play and training. While your dog is playing with his new friends, you will be surrounded by people with whom you already have something very special in common. This is a terrific way to meet new people and make friends in our rural area. See Details
Railroad Ramble The Railroad Ramble 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 Lakeville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Railroad Ramble. 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
Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument Part of the National Register of Historic Places, the Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument was once the site of iron production for railroad car wheels. Now you and Fido can enjoy a guided experience of this site or take advantage of the interpretive signs and wander around on your own. Just keep your pup on a leash at all times. See Details
Harlem Valley Rail Trail The Harlem Valley 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 Amenia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Harlem Valley 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
Harlem Valley Rail Trail The Harlem Valley 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 Millerton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Harlem Valley 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
Squantz Pond State Park Squantz Pond State Park is dog-friendly between October 1 to April 14. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted during the summer season outside of these dates. The park is a 172 acre public recreation area on the southwestern shore of the gigantic 270-acre Squantz Pond. You can partake in some fishing, hiking, picnic, and boating. Squantz Pond State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. 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
Mount Tom State Park Mount Tom State Park is pet-friendly in some areas. You can hang out with Fido on the trails or in the picnic areas, but dogs are not allowed on the beaches or in the water. One of the best things to do at this park is to hike to the stone watch tower and look out across the water and surrounding areas. Mount Tom State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Kent Falls State Park Kent Falls State Park is dog-friendly. You can bring Fido with you and walk the quarter mile hiking trail that leads to the stunning 250-foot waterfalls. Kent Falls State Park is open from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Lake Waramaug Lake Waramaug is a pet-friendly state park located in the small rural village of New Preston, Connecticut. The park is hugely popular during fall when the leaves start to turn on the banks of the lake creating the perfect setting for a photo shoot with Fido. Pets are permitted in picnic areas in the park, but are not allowed on the campgrounds or on the beach. Lake Waramaug is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details