Dog Friendly Activities in Guilford, CT

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Guilford, and 56 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 Guilford.

Pet Friendly Timberlands
Timberlands Timberlands, also known as Timberland Preserve, is a dog-friendly hiking area in Guilford, CT. Immerse yourself in a peaceful oasis while you hike through this scenic 588-acre natural area. The trails are mostly level with a few steep grades, and you'll find a stream and lake for Fido to swim in. This area is open for hiking, biking, equestrian use & cross-country skiing. See Details
Pet Friendly Guilford Dog Park
Guilford Dog Park Guilford Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in Guilford, CT, with two separate fenced areas for small and large dogs. The ground is mostly covered in mulch. The park is a work in progress and endeavors to be ADA compliant and eventually have an agility course, water pump, and waste containment system. See Details
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
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
Gillette Castle State Park Dogs are welcome at the picnic areas and on the hiking trails of Gillette Castle State Park, a dog-friendly attraction in East Haddam, CT. Fido can enjoy the trails that loop and wind around outdoor art exhibits and a historic estate that is reminiscent of a castle. However, you're not allowed to bring dogs inside any of the buildings. See Details
Hammonasset Beach State Park Leashed dogs are welcome in picnic areas, ball fields, nature trails and bike paths year-round at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, CT. Leashed dogs are only permitted on beaches from September 30th through April 1st. Visitors with pets on the beach outside of those dates are subject to fines if caught. See Details
Bailey's Dog Park Bring Fido to Bailey's Dog Park in Clinton, CT, 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 fully-fenced dog park features running water, waste bags and shaded areas. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Paw Dog Park at Viney Hill Paw Dog Park at Viney Hill, located in Essex, CT, is a fenced off-leash dog area where Fido can romp and play. The park has separate dog areas, benches and agility equipment. 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