Dog Friendly Activities in Guilford, CT

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Guilford, and 60 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 he is on a leash. See Details
Osprey's Dominion Bring Fido to Osprey's Dominion to enjoy a glass of wine made with the least interference from humankind in Peconic, NY. This dog-friendly attraction allows leashed pets on its four-acre grounds, which feature shaded picnic tables, Adirondack chairs, lawn games and more. They even provide a fresh bowl of water for Fido. Dog owners are invited to pack their own picnic lunch. 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 buildings or on decks. See Details
Hammonasset Beach State Park Fido is welcome to enjoy the pet-friendly beach on a leash from September 30th to April 1st at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, CT. Visitors with pets on the beach outside of those dates are subject to fines if caught. Leashed dogs can join you in picnic areas year-round, and pups are also welcome in the campground after Columbus Day until May 1st. 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
Yankee Cider Company Leashed dogs are welcome at Yankee Cider Company in East Haddam. As Connecticut's first farm cidery taproom, they feature a beautiful vintage barn and outdoor area, and specialize in crafting New England style hard ciders from locally-grown apples. With a rotation of ciders available, you can enjoy unique options including spiced fig, tart cherry and even a Caramel Cider Donut Hard Cider. Apple wines are also available. 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
Salmon River State Forest Dogs are welcome at Salmon River State Forest in Colchester, CT. This pet-friendly preservation area is home to a historic covered bridge that crosses over the shallow waters of the Salmon River below. As well as being a popular hiking and picnic spot, the area is very popular among anglers due to the easy water access. 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
Lavender Pond Farm Leashed dogs are welcome to tour Lavender Pond Farm with you in Killingworth, CT. Enjoy strolling through the lavender fields, shopping in the store and riding the LPF Express at this pet-friendly attraction. There is also corn hole, chess and plenty of spots to sit and relax. Please clean up after your pets on the farm! 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
Corey Creek Vineyards Corey Creek Vineyards is a pet-friendly establishment in Southold, NY. The tasting room is in a barn-like structure that opens to an outdoor patio where visitors enjoy distinctive wines. Events are often held throughout the year. 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
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