Dog Friendly Activities in East Haven, CT

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in East Haven, and 55 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 East Haven.

Pet Friendly Farm River State Park
Farm River State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Farm River State Park, a pet-friendly natural space in East Haven, CT. This park is home to 16.5 miles of the scenic Farm River, which flows through the center of the park, as well as trails and meadows to explore with Fido. See Details
Pet Friendly Sleeping Giant State Park
Sleeping Giant State Park Sleeping Giant State Park is a dog-friendly area in Hamden, CT. Despite the name, this park is popular among hikers and people looking for a picturesque place to have a picnic. The name actually comes from the mountaintops resembling the image of a giant having a nap. You can wander the uneven ridges on one of the many hiking trails with Fido as long as they are on a leash. See Details
Giuffrida Park Giuffrida Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Meriden, CT. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you one of the six trails that range from easy to difficult. Stroll along the reservoir, picturesque meadows, and take in the beauty of your surroundings from the top of Lamentation Mountain and Chauncey Peak. See Details
No Worries Brewing Company No Worries Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Hamden, CT. Leashed dogs are welcome in the taproom and at outdoor tables. Hoppy, light, dark, and sour beers are on tap. Light snacks are available for purchase. You can also bring your own food or buy grub from a visiting food truck. See Details
Books & Company Leashed dogs can join you on a visit to Books & Company, a pet-friendly bookstore in Hamden, CT. They offer "new to you" used books at half-price or less, greeting cards, unusual gifts, locally-made crafts and more. They also serve coffee and treats at their small in-store cafe, Legal Grounds. See Details
Tribus Brewing Co Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Tribus Brewing Co in Milford, Connecticut. The first brewery and taproom to come to the town, Tribus offers up a wide selection of flavorsome beers brewed on the premises. Their beer list includes sour IPA, IPA, porters, stouts, and more. Your pooch can join you outside in the biergarten. Tribus Brewing Co. is open Thursday from 4pm to 9pm and Friday through Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Black Hog Brewery Black Hog Brewery in Oxford, CT is a dog-friendly bar that focuses on local agriculture when creating their unique, craft beers. At any time, you can choose from more than 10 seasonally rotating beers on tap. Black Hog Brewery doesn't offer a food menu, but often hosts food trucks on the weekends. See Details
New England Brewing Co. New England Brewing Co. is a dog-friendly establishment in Woodbridge, CT. Fido is welcome to accompany you inside the taproom or beside one of the outdoor tables. Sample inventive and unique offerings such as the citrus-infused Face Hugger IPA, or 668 The Neighbor of The Beast; a 7.8% Belgian Style Golden Ale. Stop by for a beer and snack from the on-site food truck or grab your favorite beer to-go in a growler, can, or bottle. See Details
Branford Supply Pond Park Branford Supply Pond Park is a dog-friendly open space in Branford, CT, to explore with Fido. Sprawling over 350 acres of lush woodland, the park is a refuge for hikers, bikers, runners, nature enthusiasts, historians and four-legged friends. Walk along leaf-covered trails, photograph wildlife near the ponds, or admire stunning Fall foliage. See Details
Naugatuck Dog Park Naugatuck Dog Park is a recreational area in Naugatuck, CT. This 3-acre fenced-in park allows dogs to play off leash and features separate areas for large and small pups. There are several picnic tables and plenty of walking trails. See Details
Racebrook Tract Leashed dogs are welcome at Racebrook Tract, a pet-friendly hiking area in Orange, CT. There are four blazed trails that weave through mostly level forest, including an accessible paved trail that leads to a boardwalk over the wetlands. Please remember to clean up after Fido. See Details
Savin Rock Trail Leashed dogs can join you on a walk along Savin Rock Trail, a scenic pet-friendly paved boardwalk along the beach in West Haven, CT. However, please note that dogs are not permitted on the beach and a resident parking pass is necessary to access convenient parking. See Details
Cheshire Dog Park Cheshire Dog Park in Cheshire, CT, features 2 acres of fenced-in space to let your dog run free off leash, with a separate area for small dogs. The park has agility equipment, plenty of waste bags, picnic tables, and garbage receptacles. See Details
Youngs Pond Dog Run Youngs Pond Dog Run in Branford, CT is an open field for Fido to expend his energy. Situated between Youngs Pond Park and Pine Orchard Golf Course, this grassy expanse is the ideal place for your pet to exercise or play with his pals. Dogs are permitted to be off leash but the field is not fenced, and only a low wall separates the park from a main road. See Details
Hamden Dog Run at Bassett Park Bring Fido for some off-leash fun at Hamden Dog Run at Bassett Park in Hamden, CT. This fenced dog park includes a separate area for small dogs, as well as picnic tables, benches, trails and trees for shade. See Details
West Rock Ridge State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at West Rock Ridge State Park, a pet-friendly natural space in Hamden and New Haven, CT. You and Fido can enjoy the scenic views, numerous hiking trails, picnicking and more at this beautiful state park. See Details
Farmington Canal Heritage Trail Farmington Canal Heritage Trail in Cheshire, CT, is dog friendly and suitable for leashed pets. The off-road, multi-use asphalt trail is ideal for a casual stroll or bike ride with Fido. This route is flat, well-maintained and spans 5.5 miles from Cheshire to Hamden, before joining the Farmington Canal Greenway in New Haven. The trail can be accessed from many different points, and is easily traversed in smaller sections. See Details
Woodbridge Dog Park Woodbridge Dog Park is a recreational area in Woodbridge, CT. This park is the first-ever off-leash community dog park in the area, featuring a small and large dog area. The park is 1.5 acres and completely fenced in. Infants and children under the age of five are not allowed in the park. See Details
Wadsworth Falls State Park Wadsworth Falls State Park is a dog-friendly natural area in Middletown, CT, where you and Fido can enjoy hiking wooded trails with beautiful views. Make your way to the scenic Big Falls waterfall, go fishing, mountain biking or swimming in the designated locations. See Details
Eisenhower Park Eisenhower Park has nature trails, a pond, a dog run, as well as many other family friendly recreational activities. See Details
Bert & Harry Subkowsky Bark Park Bert & Harry Subkowsky Bark Park in Wallingford, CT, is a fenced park with separate areas for large and small dogs. There are plenty of benches for Fido's humans to enjoy. Dogs over 30 lbs must remain in the left fenced-in side of the Bark Park. See Details
Chatfield Hollow State Park Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth, CT is dog friendly and welcomes leashed pets. Bring Fido along as you search for caves used by Native Americans, picnic by refreshing water, hike through the forests, or enjoy pond and stream fishing. See Details
Middlebury Greenway The Middlebury Greenway 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 Middlebury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Middlebury Greenway. 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
Farmington Canal State Park Trail Dogs are allowed at Farmington Canal State Park Trail. This historic byway encompasses 5.5 miles of paved pathway to allow bikers and walkers alike to enjoy the scenic route. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the area as long as they are on a leash under six feet in length. The route runs alongside a canal that used to be one of the main ways of bringing goods to the area, until the railroad was built and took over. The park is open from dawn until dusk. See Details