Dog Friendly Activities in Jackson, NJ

There are 49 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Jackson. 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 Jackson.

Pet Friendly Island Beach State Park
Island Beach State Park Island Beach State Park is a pet-friendly island barrier on the coast of New Jersey. Stretching 10 miles in total, the sand dunes offer a varied and interesting area for plants and animals to thrive. From Memorial Day Weekend through the first of October, pets are not permitted on the Ocean Swimming Beaches. Pets are permitted South of the Ocean Swimming Areas during this time period on a leash. Pets are not permitted on the Spizzle Creek Bird Blind Trail at any time. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pooches leave behind. See Details
Pet Friendly Working Dog Winery
Working Dog Winery Working Dog Winery is a popular pet-friendly tasting room in central NJ. They welcome dogs to join their owners on the lawn. Dozens of customers bring their dogs with them during the weekends of these dates to enjoy the vast grounds and spend quality time with their four-legged friends. Working Dog Winery is open Friday from 2pm to 6pm and Saturday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Camping World of New Jersey Camping World of New Jersey is pet-friendly. Located in Lakewood, this popular camping emporium offers RV accessories and repair services, plus other camping equipment. Dogs are welcome inside the store on a leash. Camping World of New Jersey is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 6pm. See Details
Robert J. Miller Air Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes wide open and wooded areas as well as a separate section for small dogs. Registration at Parks Office required. See Details
Mercer County Bark Park This fun off-leash dog park is fully fenced and includes a separate small dog area, various ground covers, waste stations, and doggie water fountains. 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
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
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
West Windsor Community Park Dog Park West Windsor Community Park Dog Park is pet-friendly. After you explore the park's trails with your leashed pooch, you can unleash them within the fenced area of this dog park. The park contains agility equipment and has water for pups who need to rehydrate. The park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Island Beach State Park Dogs are permitted in the park but must be kept on a leash that is a maximum length of six feet. They are not allowed on the swimming beach (the lifeguard area) during the summer season or on the Spizzle Creek Bird Blind Trail at any time. It is a good idea to check your dog for ticks after you take them on any of the other trails. Also do not leave your dog, or any other pet, unattended in the car during warm weather. See Details
Double Trouble State Park The Double Trouble State Park is a pet-friendly state park and historic district in Bayville, NJ. There's a self-guided, marked 1.5-mile loop nature trail and several miles of unmarked paths along sand service roads. Nature trail guides are available at the trailhead next to the cranberry packing house and at the park information building. Double Trouble Village is an active cranberry farm. Pets must be on a leash at all times and owners must clean up after their pets. Make sure you check your dog for ticks when you're done exploring. See Details
Angela Hibbard Dog Park Angela Hibbard Park offers fenced off-leash areas for small and large dogs in Brick Township, NJ. Both parks include dog water fountains, waste stations, and a bench for pet parents. See Details
Ocean County Dog Parks Spacious 4-acre fenced area with separate sections for large and small dogs. Permit is required before entering. The Ocean County Dog Park is open from 8am to 5pm. There is an annual fee of $5 per dog. See Details
Mercer County Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located on Old Trenton Road in Princeton. See Details
Cattus Island County Park Cattus Island County Park is a five-hundred-and-thirty-acre dog-friendly park featuring seven miles of trails. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the Park. Dog owners should clean up after their pet and check them for ticks after their visit. Cattus Island County Park is open seven days a week from dawn to dusk. See Details
Howell Bark Park Fenced in, 2 sections, lots of trees, plenty of benches, trash cans and clean up bags. See Details
Thompson Park Dog Park Off leash dog park separated into 2 fenced in areas one for large dogs and one for small dogs. Great park with plenty of shade from trees in the dog park and plenty of seating as well as nearby restrooms and water supply from well nearby. Also plenty of garbage containers and poop bag dispensers within this great spacious dog park. See Details
Mercer County Park Mercer County Park is full of winding pet-friendly trails to enjoy with your pooch. Located in West Windsor, some of the pathways are covered and lit to enjoy in the darkness. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Mercer County Park is open every day of the week from 6:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park The Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park is dog-friendly. This popular recreation corridor in New Jersey passes through miles and miles of canal country. Lots of people enjoy canoeing, jogging, hiking, bicycling, fishing and horseback riding in the area. The trail spans 70 miles in total, through fields and forests, perfect for pooches who love the outdoors. Dog owners are reminded to keep their pooch on a leash and to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Manasquan Reservoir Pets are welcome on leashes on the trails. Rent a kayak, go fishing, or just take your pet along the circuit of the beautiful lake. See Details
Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway The Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway 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 Manasquan! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway. 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
Marlboro Dog Park at Municipal Complex Pets will love to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park near the municipal complex. See Details