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Dog Friendly Activities in Highlands, NJ

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Highlands, and 95 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 Highlands.

Pet Friendly Sandy Hook/Gateway National Park
Sandy Hook/Gateway National Park Sandy Hook/Gateway National Park is pet-friendly between certain dates. Dogs are not permitted on ocean-side beaches at Sandy Hook Unit from March 15 through Labor Day due to piping plover season. Pets are permitted on bay-side beaches at Plum Island and Horseshoe Cove throughout the year, but must always be on a leash. Dog owners must carry out all trash, and make preparations for carrying out dog waste. Parking is $20 in the summer season from Memorial Day to Labor Day. See Details
Pet Friendly 8th Avenue Dog Beach
8th Avenue Dog Beach Pet-friendly 8th Avenue Dog Beach in Asbury Park, NJ welcomes Fido all day long between mid-September and mid-May. In summertime, you and Fido should plan an early morning or evening visit as dogs are prohibited between 8:30 am and 6:00 pm. If your hound was born to run, plan an off-leash romp at this popular beach. After a game of fetch or Frisbee, jump in the water with your pooch for a refreshing swim. See Details
Prospect Park Prospect Park is a dog-friendly public park in Brooklyn, NY, that allows pets off-leash in designated areas at certain times of day. They are welcome on-leash all the time and must be leashed on pathways and in wooded sections. See Details
Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area in Manasquan, NJ is the last undeveloped tract on the Manasquan Inlet. The 55-acre site is a great place to fish, walk on the beach, or go sunbathing. Dogs are welcome at Eastern section of the beach, but they must be leashed at all times to preserve the delicate coastal habitat. The Western section of the beach has been designated "dog free." See Details
Wonder Bar Yappy Hour Yappy Hour is when the Wonder Bar plays host to furry friends! With plenty of fenced-­in outdoor space, dogs can meet new friends, get some exercise, or just chill by the water bowl, while their humans do some socializing of their own. Dogs must be neutered and have current rabies tag or dog license. Choke, prong and spike collars are not permitted. The Yappy Hour deck is for customers 21 and over. Yappy Hour times are Monday from 4pm to 7pm (small dogs only), Thursday and Friday from 4pm to 7pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. There is a charge of $5 per person each day. See Details
Carton Brewing Atlantic Highlands' first micro-brewery, Carton Brewing is dog-friendly! Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome to join their owners at the brewery. Its beer menu includes Carton of Milk, HopPun, Boat Beer, and IDIPA. Tasting flights are $5 and reservations are not required. Carton Brewing is open Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 8pm, Friday from 4pm to 8pm, Saturday from 12pm to 8pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Wolf Hill Dog Park - Oceanport NJ Wolf Hill is home to one of two Off-Leash Dog Areas operated by the Monmouth County Park System. This 4-acre area combines an area for dogs of all sizes as well as an area for smaller dogs weighing 35 lbs or less. Dog waste bags and garbage cans can be found in both dog areas, and there are portable toilets near the parking lot. There is no water source available at the site for dogs and owners, so you have to bring your own water bottles or jugs. See Details
Prospect Park Dog Beach Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, offers a dog-friendly acres of green space for special off-leash hours (6am–9am and 9pm–1am) at the Long Meadow (except ballfields), Nethermead, Peninsula Meadow and, during those hours, even a place to swim, Dog Beach. Dogs must be leashed at all other times. The park also has a Kensington Dog Run at the Prospect Park Parade Ground. See Details
Hot Sand Glass Studio Hot Sand Glass Studio is New Jersey's first pet-friendly public glass studio. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy a glass blowing lesson, one of the dog parties on the weekends, and even some walk-in dog art. If you can't hang around too long in-store, you can grab a Hot Paws Kit to use at home. This do-it-yourself glass kit provides you with an impression of your pooches' paw that can easily be rendered at home, giving you a lasting memory of your beloved canine companion. Hot Sand Glass Studio is open Thursday from 12pm to 7pm, Friday from 12pm to 9pm, Saturday from 10am to 9pm, Sunday from 10am to 7pm, and Monday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Hillside Dog Park Hillside Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation spot in Brooklyn. This much-loved, fenced dog park is a great place for your pet to get some off-leash exercise, with plenty of space as well as benches for owners to relax on. Don't forget to clean up after your pup. See Details
Other Half Brewing Company Other Half Brewing Company is dog-friendly. This Brooklyn brewery and taproom welcomes leashed dogs to join their owners as they enjoy a lovely beer brewed fresh on the premises. The beers range from juicy IPAs to dark beers and more. Keep an eye out for experiences offered, including fun events. Other Half is open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm to 10pm, Thursday to Friday from 12pm to 10pm, Saturday from 10am to 12am, and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Woodbridge Dog Park Pet-friendly Woodbridge Dog Park is located across from Alvin P. Williams Park in Woodbridge, NJ. It has two separate fenced areas, water fountains, benches, shade, gazebos, agility equipment, poop bags, trash cans, and parking. See Details
Louis Valentino Jr, Park and Pier Nice local Red Hook location where pups can play. Beautiful views of Statue of Liberty and Manhattan. See Details
Source Farmhouse Brewery Source Farmhouse Brewery is a dog friendly, farm-to-glass located in Colts Neck. Enjoy a mug filled with a refreshing lager outdoors in a traditional Bavarian style biergarten under the shade of hop vines growing along reclaimed wood pergola. The expansive farm includes plenty of space for fun, outdoor activities like bocce, corn hole, giant Jenga. Snacks like potato chips and beef jerky are available. See Details
Alexander Ching Memorial Dog Park Fido will love playing with friends at dog-friendly Alexander Ching Memorial Dog Park, located in Holmdel, NJ. Completed in May 2021 and known simply as Alex's Paw Park, this is the ideal place to let Fido run off leash and play on pet-friendly apparatus in a large, secure area. See Details
Wolfe's Pond Park This public park includes a special area and walking trail for dogs and hosts loads of dog-related events, including agility trials. The dog run is located to left of Cornelia Avenue. See Details
The Hungry Puppy Dog Park The Hungry Puppy, a pet food and supply retailer at 1288 Route 33, Howell, opened its Puppy Park, a safe environment where pet owners can being their dogs to socialize. The Hungry Puppy Park is a free park and is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Sundays. For information on the park and its events, call 732-938-4470. See Details
Wolf Hill Recreation Area Wolf Hill is home to one of two off-leash dog areas operated by the Monmouth County Park System. This 4-acre area combines an area for dogs of all sizes as well as an area for dogs weighing 35 lbs or less. Dog waste bags and garbage cans can be found in both dog areas, and there are portable toilets near the parking lot. At present, there is no water source available at the site for dogs and humans. See Details
Dimattina Playground and Dog Run Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park on Rapelye Street near Hicks. See Details
Dorbrook Recreation Area You'll love strolling down the easy, paved pathways of this lovely recreation area, where your pet is welcome to join you on-leash. See Details
Holmdel Park Holmdel Park is pet-friendly. You can walk the trail around the park or go the other way and discover how beautiful the nature is and the sound of birds. Bring your pooch along on a leash and don't forget to clean up any mess that's left behind. Holmdel Park is open every day of the week from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Kensington Dog Run Kensington Dog Run is a neighborhood hangout for dogs of Brooklyn. This dog run is the result of a community push for a local place where dogs can socialize and play off-leash. The fenced space is now open and it welcomes local pups to play in the small or large dog area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep an eye on dogs while they play. Kensington Dog Run is open every day of the week from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Forest Park Dog Run This lovely off-leash park includes a separate area for small dogs. Waste bags are available, and the landscape is well-kept. See Details
Howell Bark Park Fenced in, 2 sections, lots of trees, plenty of benches, trash cans and clean up bags. See Details