Dog Friendly Activities in Hyannis, MA

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Hyannis, and 48 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 Hyannis.

Pet Friendly Steamship Authority Ferries
Steamship Authority Ferries Leashed dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly Steamship Authority Ferries in Hyannis, MA. Dogs can ride free of charge but must be cleaned up after and leashed. Pets are not allowed in food service areas, on passenger seats or on tables. Prices vary by trip; check their website for current schedule of fares. Dog owners should arrive thirty minutes prior to sailing time. Reservations are not required. See Details
Pet Friendly Hy-Line Cruises
Hy-Line Cruises Fido can take to the water on Hy-Line Cruises. Leashed dogs are allowed on board all island-bound ferries, except for the Captain's View section on its Nantucket High-Speed ferry Grey Lady IV. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture. Pets ride for free, however, human fare varies by tour. Dog owners can visit Hy-Line Cruises' official website for departure times and to make a reservation. See Details
Barnstable Brewing Barnstable Brewing is a dog-friendly and family-owned brewery in Hyannis, MA, creating handcrafted beer on Cape Cod. Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio, yard space, or inside the tasting room. Enjoy a pint or flight from a variety of choices on the brew menu such as IPAs, lagers, fruit beers, as well as seasonal beers like pumpkin and cranberry. You can sometimes find food trucks onsite; check their website for current schedule. See Details
Cape Air & Nantucket Airlines Cape Air & Nantucket Airlines is a pet-friendly airline in Massachusetts that offer scenic flights around Nantucket Island. For travel between Hyannis, New Bedford, Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard, dogs may be transported with or without a kennel if they are under 35 pounds. Dogs this size can be carried on a passenger's lap or on the aft shelf of the cabin, depending on the aircraft. Larger dogs must be restrained with leash or harness and should not obstruct the aisle or exit. The max weight for an animal on board is 80 lbs. See Details
Nickerson State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Nickerson State Park in Brewster, Massachusetts. This 1,900 acre, pet-friendly park is popular among visitors looking to enjoy the wooded trails that weave around the ponds in the area. There are a number of pet-friendly campgrounds located in the park for anybody looking to extend their stay. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the trails if they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. Nickerson State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Cheryl Malone Fresh Pond Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at the beautiful Fresh Pond Dog Park in South Dennis, MA. The park is fully fenced with two enclosures, a fresh water swimming area for dogs, and a walking trail through the woods. See Details
Martha's Vineyard Bike Rentals Martha's Vineyard Bike Rentals in Edgartown, MA is dog-friendly. Pick up the pace with pedal power from Martha's Vineyard Bike Rentals. Reserve a bicycle and a Burley trailer for Fido and explore the island on two wheels. From the rental shop, take the Beach Road between Edgartown and Oak Bluffs and enjoy a six-mile cruise along a paved trail with the Nantucket Sound on one side and Sengekontacket Pond on the other. See Details
Crowes Reservation Beach Leashed dogs are welcome from mid September up until Memorial Day. Dogs are not permitted at all during the summer. Take Route 6A in East Dennis to School Street (across from Airline Road, just before the Brewster Town Line), then take the first right onto South Street, and go straight through the stop sign, the cemetery is on the right. See Details
Ellisville Harbor State Park Ellisville Harbor State Park in Plymouth, MA, offers dog-friendly trails through meadows and the red pine forest, to the beach shores. You can let your furry friends off the leash and run wild from October through the end of March. No dogs or other pets on beach from April 1st to Sept. 15th, except service animals. See Details
Sandy Neck Beach Your pet can come with you during the off-season (September 15 to May 15) as you explore one of the Cape's most popular beaches. Dogs must be leashed at all times, unless they are actively swimming. See Details
Brewster Dog Park Brewster Dog Park in Brewster, MA is pet friendly. Allow Fido to enjoy off-leash play in two separate areas for large and small dogs. There are water fountains, benches, a circular walking path, and waste stations. See Details
Kalmus Beach Bring your pet with you to this beautiful Cape Cod beach. They're welcome to join you from September 15 to May 15 on or off-leash. See Details
Yarmouth Dog Park Multiple high-fenced yards for small, large, and temperamental dogs. Surface is dirt and pebbles, not grass. See Details
Thompson’s Field Conservation Area Thompson’s Field Conservation Area in Harwich, MA, is dog friendly. This 57-acre parcel of town conservation land has a looping system of trails through woods and meadows where dogs can run and play (and meet doggy friends) off leash. See Details
Island Spirit Kayak Island Spirit Kayak welcomes your dog to join you on a kayaking adventure--whether you choose to explore on your own with a rental or join others on a tour. In addition to rentals, Island Spirit Kayak offers paddle board yoga, sunrise kayak tours, sunset and moonlight paddles, kid's kayak adventures, full moon trips, and more. They even offer doggie PFDs in all shapes and sizes! See Details
Tradewinds Field Preserve Tradewinds Field Preserve on Martha's Vineyard is pet-friendly. Owned by The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank, this 72-acre property consists of walking trails that wind through wooded areas and a vast open meadow. Visiting canines and Vineyard residents alike are welcome to explore the preserve, as long as you clean up after your pup and be mindful of hikers and joggers also using the land. The former grass-field airport still has the occasional small plane landing, so keep your eyes to the sky and make sure your pooch is good at recall. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Barnstable Dog Park Barnstable Dog Park is a popular off-leash pet exercise area next to Hathaway's Pond in Barnstable, MA. The dog park offers three separate sections including a training area, a small dog area and a mixed-use area. The dog park provides benches for owners, water bubblers and waste stations. Please note that the water is turned off during the winter. See Details
Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre Wellfleet Drive-In and Cinemas is a dog-friendly outdoor cinema in Wellfleet, MA. It is the only drive-in located in Cape Code and has a large 100' screen with a state-of-the-art sound system. The theater plays first-run double features from Memorial Day until Labor Day. There is a dairy bar on site with soft serve and hard-packed ice cream, milkshakes, and sundaes. The snack bar sells popcorn, candy, nachos, burgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, salads, pizzas, and beverages. See Details
Edgartown Lighthouse A nice hike out to the lighthouse in Edgartown Harbor. See Details
Mashpee Commons Mashpee Commons is a dog-friendly shopping destination in Mashpee, MA. Fido is welcome to stroll alongside you while on a leash. The sidewalks are wide and there is a large green space for relaxation. There are pet-friendly shops to visit like Hot Diggity and The Black Dog. Several of the restaurants allow dogs to accompany diners. See Details
Joseph Sylvia State Beach Joseph Sylvia State Beach in Edgartown, MA allows dogs on the beach from October 1 to March 31. During the month of September they are welcome before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m. Pets are prohibited during summer months. Four-legged beach goers must be cleaned up after. The two miles of Nantucket Sound shoreline of State Beach is a very popular beach for families because there is a gradual slope into deeper water and the waves are usually small. See Details
Lighthouse Beach Lighthouse Beach is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a sunrise or sunset stroll on this beach to nearby Fuller Street Beach. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep pups under control. Pets are permitted on leash on the beach before 9am and after 5pm. See Details
Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge is pet-friendly. This wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick Island is owned and managed by The Trustees of Reservations. The refuge consists of 516 acres and includes the 1893 Cape Poge Lighthouse. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails. See Details
East Chop Lighthouse East Chop Lighthouse is pet-friendly. Formally known as the Chocolate Lighthouse, East Chop Lighthouse was the first lighthouse on the island to receive telegraph signals. Dogs are welcome on the road outside to take a snap with the lighthouse in the background, but dogs are not allowed on the grounds or in the building. See Details