Dog Friendly Activities in Highland, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Highland, and 36 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 Highland.

Pet Friendly Hudson Valley Rail-Trail
Hudson Valley Rail-Trail The Hudson Valley Rail-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 Highland! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Hudson Valley Rail-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
Pet Friendly Cornish Estate Trail
Cornish Estate Trail Cornish Estate Trail is a somewhat easy, 4.5 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. Hike by remnants of old buildings and the beautiful Hudson River. Dogs remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not permitted in picnic areas. See Details
Storm King State Park Storm King State Park has a somewhat difficult, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Although the trail skips Butter Hill and Storm King Mountain, it does offer wonderful views of the Hudson River, Bannerman Island, Cold Spring, and Constitution Marsh and is also more lightly traveled. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Little Stony Point Park Leashed dogs are allowed to visit Little Stony Point Park any day of the year, especially on event days. Events include, "Spring Cleanup Days," a "Maple Syrup Day" in March, and an annual musical, "Hoot on the Hudson," in early September. Little Stony Point Park is open to visitors every day, dawn to dusk. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails. See Details
Barton Orchards Located on Hudson Valley's 175 acre premiere PYO family farm, Barton Orchards is now home to a pet-friendly park. To play in the dog park, pups must be well behaved, and you will need to be able to show proof of immunizations. Additionally, dogs are allowed in the orchard during PYO season; however they do need to be on a leash when walking outside of the the fenced dog park. Dogs are not to be brought inside buildings including The Tap Room, Farm Market or Bakery, which are also located on the farm. Opening hours vary depending on the season. The dog park is open on weekends form 12pm to 6pm from May through July. From July through November, they are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, and weekends from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Wrights Farm Are you looking for a fun-filled day of apple picking in the beautiful Hudson Valley? Pay a visit to Wrights Farm, a sixth-generation family-owned, 450-acre apple farm complete with farmstand of homemade pies, jams and jellies, cider donuts, and much more! Bring the kids and dog and enjoy a beautiful day in the orchards. See Details
Doug Phillips Dog Park Doug Phillips Dog Park is a fenced space in Fishkill. Dogs are welcome, as long as they have a permit, which can be obtained from the website link. The park includes water fountains for dogs to rehydrate and benches for owners to rest at. Doug Phillips Dog Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Walkway Over the Hudson The Walkway Over the Hudson 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 Poughkeepsie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Walkway Over the Hudson. 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
Thruway Sporting Goods Thruway Sporting Goods is pet-friendly. This store contains clothing, footwear, fishing, boating, hunting, shooting, camping, and more. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as they are well-behaved. The store is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 8pm, Saturday from 8am to 8pm, and Sunday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Minnewaska State Park Preserve is dog-friendly! Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners as they explore the area, which is situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain ridge, and features numerous waterfalls, crystalline sky lakes, dense forests, sheer cliffs, streams, and fifty miles of footpaths. Dogs are not allowed in buildings, camping, picnic or bathing areas or on walkways. They are not permitted on the cross-country ski trails when they are groomed and open for cross-country skiing only. Minnewaska State Park Preserve's hours vary seasonally, so dog owners should call ahead or check its website before planning their outing. Admission to the park is $10 per vehicle; however, permit and activity fees may apply as well. See Details
Ninham Mountain Trail Ninham Mountain Trail is a moderately easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This Multiple Use Area is the largest in Putnam County and allows dogs to be off leash if they are under voice control. See Details
Robibero Family Vineyards 42 acre property
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Fahnestock West Trail Fahnestock West Trail is a somewhat easy, 7.1 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. If you are visiting this area in early June you will bear witness to the striking beauty of the mountain laurel in bloom. This beautiful hike is a favorite for canines year round with its freshwater ponds and brooks. When visiting with Fido be sure to keep him away from public use areas and on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Shaupeneak Ridge Trail Shaupeneak Ridge Trail is a moderately easy, 5 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This hike will provide you with beautiful scenery from the Marlboro Mountains, and the chance to hike by a wetland pond and waterfall. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Snowshoeing the Catskills in New York 'Snowshoeing the Catskills in New York' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Gauthier. Crunch the pristine snow under your feet through forests of oak, beech and maple, and pass many stunning landmarks along the way, including frozen waterfalls. Dogs are welcome if they have prior snow experience. The experience lasts 8 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $210 per person. See Details
Three Lakes Trail Three Lakes Trail is a somewhat easy, 4.75 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. The solitude in which one can explore the beautiful lakes, scenic vistas, and mine remnants make this trail a favorite amongst dog-friendly trails in this region. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 10 feet; dogs not permitted in public-use areas. See Details
Cornwall Bark Park Beautiful fenced off-leash dog park with a separate fenced section for small dogs. Covered picnic pavilion adjacent to the fenced off-leash play areas, and some chairs and benches inside the play areas. Entire park is near great walking, and is right by the entrance to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum (please note that pets are not allowed to visit at the museum, however.) Visit the website for all of the rules (such as vaccinations, ID tags, adult supervision, etc.). See Details
Mohonk Preserve Trail Mohonk Preserve Trail is a somewhat difficult 7.5-mile hike in Mohonk Preserve that will take about 4.5 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely nature reserve is a private not-for-profit haven for tourists, rock climbers, and hikers to enjoy. Leash regulations apply. Membership is required. See Details
Fishkill Ridge Trail Fishkill Ridge Trail is a somewhat difficult, 5 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail offers you and your pup difficult climbs and descents as well as magnificent views of the river and bridge. If you are headed out during hunting season be sure to wear orange. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not allowed in public areas. Be sure to let Fido take a good drink as the only water is at the beginning and end of this trail. See Details
Black Creek Forest Trail Black Creek Forest Trail is a somewhat easy, 1.5 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. Black Creek gets its unique color from the tannic acids in the many hemlock trees in the preserve. While exploring this trail you will need to keep your dog leashed. See Details
Kingston Point Dog Park The Kingston Point Dog Park in Kingston, New York is a safe, responsibly designed, well managed recreation facility. See Details
Rainbow Falls Trail Rainbow Falls Trail is a somewhat difficult, 7 mile hike in Minnewaska State Park Preserve that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This stunning hike is one of the best in Minnewaska State Park Preserve and offers some tricky terrain and views of a 100-foot waterfall. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Shawangunk, Walden and Wallkill Rail Trail The Shawangunk, Walden, and Wallkill Rail 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 Walden! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Shawangunk, Walden, and Wallkill Rail 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