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Dog Friendly Activities in Exeter, NH

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Exeter, and 51 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 Exeter.

Pet Friendly American Independence Byway
American Independence Byway American Independence Byway is a pet-friendly scenic drive in New Hampshire. The circular route traveled on the Independence Byway passes through the centers of Exeter and Hampton and offers an excellent opportunity to see highstyle 18th century Georgian and Federal architecture, and is also a great place for leaf peepers to enjoy the fall show, too. See Details
Pet Friendly Fort Foster Park
Fort Foster Park Located on Gerrish Island in Kittery Point, Fort Foster Park offers three small but sandy beaches, an extensive trail system, restroom facilities in season, picnic areas, and old military fortifications to explore. The park features an excellent view of the entrance to Portsmouth Harbor, including Whaleback Light, Portsmouth Harbor Light and Fort Constitution. The park is open from 10am to 8pm seven days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Purchase season and day passes directly from their website. See Details
Maudslay State Park Maudslay State Park is a beautiful pet-friendly area in Newburyport, Massachusetts. This pretty park is perfect for spending a summer's day walking and exploring with Fido. The area is home to 19th century gardens, plants, rolling meadows, towering pines, and one of the largest naturally-occurring stands of mountain laurel in Massachusetts. When the plants are in bloom, the gardens offer a stunning array of colors that have to be seen to be believed. Dogs are welcome to join their owners around the park on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Maudslay State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Pawtuckaway State Park Pawtuckaway State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in New Hampshire. Leashed pets are welcome on hiking trails only. Pets are not permitted in the campground or beach area during the summer season (May 1 - September 30). Campers are only allowed to bring pets before May 1st and after September 30th. See Details
Plum Island Beach Plum Island Beach in Newburyport, MA, is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the beach without a leash from October 15th to May 15th. Unfortunately, pups are never allowed on the Plum Island Refuge. The off- leash section of the beach is by the lighthouse and Captain's Lady. Dogs are not allowed on the beach from May 15th through October 15th. There is a parking fee. The Harbormaster Department manages and operates the Plum Island Point Beach & Parking Lot located on the northern end of the island at 278 Northern Blvd. See Details
Crane Beach Crane Beach is a popular dog-friendly beach in Ipswich, MA. Dogs are welcome between October 1 and March 31 and must remain leashed at all times. Access is free for members and there is a nominal fee for non-members. Advance passes are highly recommended due to the popularity of this beach. Please note that dogs are not allowed on Steep Hill Beach, the trails, or in the dunes. See Details
Vaughn Woods State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners on the trails at Vaughn Woods State Park in South Berwick. This pet-friendly public recreation area is a 165-acre forested tract along the banks of Salmon Falls River. There are 3 miles of hiking trails that loop through old-growth stands of pine and hemlock that can be used by dogs and their owners. You can stop en route for a bite to eat in the shade of the tall trees at one of the picnic areas. People bringing their pets with them should remember to keep them on a leash and clean up any mess they make. The park is open daily. See Details
Wiggly Bridge Take your pet for a stroll through the lovely environs of this famous York walking bridge. Pets must be leashed at all times. See Details
Granite State Whale Watch Your pet is welcome to join you on this scenic whale watch, as long as they are leashed and it is not their first time at sea. See Details
Salisbury Beach State Reservation Dogs are welcome on a leash at Salisbury Beach State Reservation in Salisbury, Massachusetts. This public recreation area is popular among visitors who want to enjoy the water and beach. Salisbury Beach overlooks the point at which the Merrimack River feeds the Atlantic Ocean, offering a stunning spot to hang out at. Fido is allowed to join you, even on the beach, but only during the off-season, excluding the dates between April 1st to September 15th. Salisbury Beach State Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
DeMeritt Hill Farm Leashed pets are welcome to join the fun at DeMeritt Hill Farm. The farm offers pick-your-own apples, blueberries, peaches, pumpkins and Christmas trees. The farm also offers hiking trails, hay rides, two play areas for children, a bakery, and a farm store. Halloween themed events take place in October. See Details
Amesbury Riverwalk The Amesbury Riverwalk 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 Amesbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Amesbury Riverwalk. 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
Applecrest Farm Orchards Applecrest Farm Orchards is pet-friendly. New Hampshire's oldest and largest apple orchard is also the longest continuously-operated orchard in America. Leashed dogs are allowed on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up and they are well-behaved. See Details
Northwood Meadows State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Northwood Meadows State Park in New Hampshire. This wooded park is great to explore with Fido, spanning just over 674 acres of space. The park includes a wetlands area and is excellent for nature walks and picnicking along the way. Anglers will enjoy casting off into the brook. Owners are reminded to keep Fido on a leash and clean up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Friend-Lee Pets Dog Park Our store has been specifically designed with our customers and their pets in mind. From our Critter Condos to our large Aquatics center with Koi Pond, when you enter Friend-Lee Pets we want you to feel like guests in our home and not just another customer. Our Friend-lee and knowledgeable staff has years of experience in the pet industry and we are here to help answer any questions you may have!

Friend-Lee Pets is a quality locally owned and operated pet supply store located just off the Lee Traffic Circle in Lee, New Hampshire. Friend-Lee Pets provides top quality pet supplies, small animals, fresh and saltwater aquatic life, reptiles and also features a Do-it-yourself Dog Wash for patrons from Barrington, Nottingham, Madbury, Northwood, Newmarket, Somesworth, Dover, Durham, Deerfield, Seacoast surrounding area pet owners. Friend-Lee Pets works with local area organizations for pet adoptions as you can see on our adoption page.
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Winnekenni Park Winnekenni Park (the name comes from the Algonquin dialect, which means "very beautiful") is a hilly, city-owned conservation area of more than 700 acres in Haverhill, MA. Upon entering the Park, you will see the Basin and Kenoza Lake behind it. These two bodies of water make up approximately half of the park area. Plug Pond is situated in the southwest part of the park, and Winnekenni Castle is somewhat in between Kenoza Lake and Plug Pond. It is within a few miles of downtown Haverhill and includes about 10 miles of fairly easy, dog-friendly walking trails. Please ensure Fido is leashed. See Details
Tractor Supply Co. Tractor Supply Co. in Greenland is pet-friendly. This chain DIY store welcomes dogs to join their owners throughout the store, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. Bring your pooch along to help you sniff out a new wheelbarrow, buckets, feed and other supplies. Tractor Supply Co. is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm and Sunday from 9am to 7pm. See Details
Longhill Dog Park The Longhill Dog Park is located at the Longhill Memorial Park in Dover, NH. There is parking available at the park or in 10 overflow spaces in the adjacent Middleton Building Supply parking lot. All pups wanting to play at the park must be licensed, vaccinated, and spayed or neutered. Please be sure Fido is leashed until you enter the dog park. There is a two dog limit per handler. See Details
Dover Community Trail Dover Community Trail in Dover, NH, is a dog-friendly, 3-mile round trip trail that follows former railroad bed and provides public access to protected greenways along the Cochecho and Bellamy Rivers. The in-town section of the trail provides a pedestrian and bicycle friendly connection between downtown, the Dover Middle and High School campuses and Bellamy Park. Rural extensions of the trail provide areas for bicycling, hiking, bird watching, and fishing along the rivers. See Details
Hampton Beach State Park Hampton Beach State Park is a dog-friendly beach and park in Hampton, NH, where Fido is welcome to join you at the beach from October 1 through April 30, on a leash no greater than 6 feet in length. Pet owners are required to clean up pet waste and place it in a waste bag inside a trash can. Horses are also welcome from October 1 through April 30. This park features swimming, camping, RV hookups, fishing, playgrounds and more. See Details
Smuttynose Brewing Company Smuttynose Brewing Company is a pet-friendly brewery. They love dogs and even invite their own pups to join in the brewing process. Dogs are welcome to hang with their owners on the lawn outside and enjoy the sun and a fresh beverage. They are open Wednesday to Thursday from 1pm to 7pm, Friday from 12pm to 7pm, Saturday from 11am to 7pm, Sunday from 12pm to 6pm and Monday from 1pm to 7pm. See Details
South Mill Pond Dog Park South Mill Pond has a fenced in, double gated enclosure, where dogs of all sizes can play together. There is a surrounding unfenced off-leash area that borders the west end of the pond as well.

Dogs in park must be spayed or neutered. From the city center take Pleasant street and bear right at parking lot. Dog park is in center of park at South Mill Pond.
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Salisbury Point Ghost Trail The Salisbury Point Ghost 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 Salisbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Salisbury Point Ghost 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
Rochester Dog Park Rochester Dog Park is a private, members-only dog park in Rochester, NH. Your pet will love to play off-leash at this private, fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for small dogs. The park covers half an acre and has a natural grass surface. Membership is required and open to any owner with licensed dog(s) – including owners who do not live in Rochester. You can download an application on their website. See Details