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Dog Friendly Activities in Hamden, CT

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Hamden, and 68 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 Hamden.

Pet Friendly Sleeping Giant State Park
Sleeping Giant State Park Sleeping Giant State Park is dog-friendly. 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. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Pet Friendly Books & Company
Books & Company Books & Company is pet-friendly. This great bookstore offers like-new used books at half-price or less, greeting cards, unusual gifts and more. They also serve coffee and treats at Legal Grounds. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they browse inside. Books & Company is open Tuesday through Thursday from 9am to 1pm and Friday through Sunday from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Visit their website for up-to-date opening times as these are subject to change. See Details
Hamden Dog Run at Bassett Park Pets love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for small pets, picnic tables, benches, trails, and trees for shade. 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
Birge Pond - Hoppers Preserve Birge Pond - Hoppers Preserve is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome on-leash at this facility. It includes a large, unfenced, open meadow crisscrossed with trails. In addition, you'll find over 2 miles of hiking trails through wooded areas. 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
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
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
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
Farm River State Park Dogs are welcome at Farm River State Park, home to 16.5 miles of the Farm River, paths, and meadows. The scenic river flows gently through the middle of the park and is a great sight to see with Fido. You can bring them with you as long as they are on a leash under six feet. See Details
Branford Supply Pond A refuge for hikers, meanderers, bikers, runners, nature enthusiasts, historians and four-legged friends, the dog-friendly Branford Supply Pond sprawls over 350 acres in Branford, CT. See Details
Rocky Hill Off Leash Dog Park Off leash, grass surfaced dog park, separate large and small dog areas, running water during none freezing season for the dogs, benches, trees for the humans. Located within Elm Ridge park on a hilly, woody area away from the town. Yep, it's doggy heaven!!. See Details
Naugatuck Dog Park This 3-acre fenced-in park allows dogs to play off leash and features separate areas for large and small pups. See Details
Witchdoctor Brewing Company Witchdoctor Brewing Company is a dog friendly brewery that serves pints and mugs in-house, while growlers and cans are available to take home. Patrons can admire the handiwork of local artisans and listen to live music (on specified nights) as they sip their favorite beer. Their slogan, “The Cure for What Ales You”, is a testament to the hard work they put into preparing, or curing, their beer so that they can bring it fresh to your taste buds. See Details
Alvarium Beer Co. Alvarium Beer Company is New Britain's first craft brewery and taproom to open in over 70 years. The dog friendly outdoor patio features games, shuffleboard, and they also have plenty of on site parking. See Details
Savin Rock West Haven Boardwalk Savin Rock West Haven Boardwalk is a beautiful, dog-friendly, two-mile boardwalk along the beach in West Haven. Leashed dogs are welcome on the boardwalk, but not on the beaches. 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
Young's Pond Your pet will go wild for a chance to run and play off-leash in the fenced dog park at this lovely Branford park. See Details
Wolcott Dog Park Wolcott Dog Park is a small dog park, with separate areas for big and small dogs. It is open to the public and connected to Peterson Park by a path. See Details
Farmington Canal Linear Park This is a restored section of the Farmington Canal-Lock 12 Historical District. There is a 2.0 mile paved path for running, hiking, or walking with Fido. See Details
Woodbridge Dog Park Woodbridge dog park is pet-friendly. 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. There are plans to add other amenities as time goes on and the popularity of the park improves. See Details
Wadsworth Falls State Park Wadsworth Falls State Park is dog-friendly. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the hiking trails and picnic areas in the area. Some of the interesting trails in the park will lead you through wooded areas and alongside the Coginchaug River, located on the western side of the park. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details