Dog Friendly Activities in Kent, CT

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Kent, and 46 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 Kent.

Pet Friendly Kent Falls State Park
Kent Falls State Park Leashed dogs are welcome in picnic areas and on hiking trails at Kent Falls State Park, a pet-friendly recreation area in Kent, CT. You and Fido can explore the covered bridge and the quarter-mile hiking trail that leads to a stunning 250-foot waterfall. Please note that the parking lot may close for a few hours when the park reaches capacity. Arriving early is recommended. See Details
Pet Friendly Macedonia Brook State Park
Macedonia Brook State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Macedonia Brook State Park, a pet-friendly park in Kent, CT, where you and Fido can hike the Blue Trail across Cobble Mountain. There are many other trails that offer scenic views through the park. Dogs are welcome on the hiking trails and in the picnic areas, but are not permitted in the campgrounds. See Details
Housatonic River via Appalachian Trail Housatonic River via Appalachian Trail is a pet-friendly route near Cornwall Bridge, CT, within Kent Falls State Park. Leashed dogs are welcome to walk beside you along this 10.4 mile out-and-back trail. An easy to moderate route which should take hikers 4.5 hrs to complete, the trail is well suited to hikers and those looking to backpack, camp or bird watch. The pretty route will lead you through open meadows with a mountain backdrop. See Details
Dover Stone Church An ancient "cathedral-shaped" cavern on a brook, Dover Stone Church is dog friendly. Dogs must be leashed during their trek to the historic attraction. The area features a Gothic formation of stones, a "pulpit" rock ledge, a brook flowing through the cavern and a small meadow with three spring-fed ponds. See Details
Rocky Point State Park Rocky Point State Park is a dog-friendly park located in Warwick, RI. What is now a passive park used to be home to a ferry pier along with popular rides and attractions. You and Fido can walk around this nostalgic area, but pets must remain on a leash. See Details
Land of Nod Vineyard & Winery Leashed dogs are welcome in outdoor spaces (weather permitting) at Land of Nod Vineyard & Winery, a pet-friendly winery in East Canaan, CT. Situated in the foothills of the Berkshires, on land steeped in early American History, this popular vineyard is a great place to hang out with your pup and sample a glass of fine wine. Open seasonally; check their website for current hours. See Details
Barton Orchards Barton Orchards is a pet-friendly 175-acre premiere PYO family farm in Poughquag, NY. Well-behaved dogs can walk around the farm and play in their dog park. During the apple-picking season, your furry friend is welcome to join you. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the vegetable garden, inside buildings or in the corn maze. See Details
Southbury Dog Park Southbury Dog Park is a 14-acre, off-leash dog park in Southbury, CT, that welcomes friendly dogs. The park offers a separate small-dog area, a huge open field, a beautiful and accessible river, two wooded trails, tables, benches and plenty of waste bags. Owners can bring their dogs to enjoy the company of other canines, play a game of fetch or go for a dip in the stream. Please note that while the dog park is an off-leash area for dogs, it is not completely fenced. See Details
Candlewoof Dog Park Candlewoof Dog Park is a lovely fenced-in park, nestled in the southwest corner of Pettibone Park in New Milford, CT. The park has two separate fenced-in areas, one for small dogs and the other for larger breeds. An agility course can be found in the large dog section as well. Both areas are equipped with free waste bags. See Details
New Fairfield Dog Park New Fairfield Dog Park is funded through donations and located on town property managed by the Parks & Recreation Department in New Fairfield, CT. Parking is available down the driveway of the middle/high school near the football field. The park features separate fenced play areas for small and large dogs. See Details
Salisbury Community Dog Park Salisbury Community Dog Park is a recreational area in Lakeville, CT. The park features over an acre of fenced-in land within Mary Peters Park. This park is the perfect spot for Fido to play off-leash and make new friends. See Details
Above All State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Above All State Park in Warren, CT. This 31-acre, pet-friendly park has plenty of natural and man-made sites to explore including the remains of a Cold War Bunker. See Details
Steep Rock Preserve Steep Rock Preserve is a pet-friendly recreational area in Washington Depot, CT. This 998-acre site offers hiking trails which follow the river banks and provide access into the hillsides above. Dogs are allowed on the trails at this nature preserve, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Bear Mountain Reservation Leashed pets may join you on the hiking trails at Bear Mountain Reservation in Danbury, CT. This dog-friendly destination features beautiful woodlands and lovely views of Candlewood Lake on 140 acres of green space. See Details
Southford Falls State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Southford Falls State Park, a pet-friendly recreation area in Southbury, CT. This family park features a scenic waterfall, picnic areas, wooded hiking trails, a small covered bridge and a lake for fishing. See Details
Larkin State Park Trail The Larkin State Park 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 Southbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Larkin State Park 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 See Details
Lake Waramaug State Park Lake Waramaug State Park is a dog-friendly destination located in the small rural village of New Preston, CT. This park is hugely popular during fall when the leaves start to turn on the banks of the lake creating the perfect setting for a photo shoot with Fido. Leashed pets are permitted in picnic areas in the park, but are not allowed on the campgrounds or on the beach. See Details
Mohawk State Forest Mohawk State Forest is a dog-friendly recreational area in Goshen, CT. This area encompasses the towering Mohawk Mountain State Park and is a popular place for pets and their owners to explore together. The hiking trails and the picnic areas are both accessible to dogs. You may not be able to access the park during certain winter months, but it's worth calling ahead if you are unsure whether the park will be open when you intend on visiting. See Details
Haystack Mountain State Park Haystack Mountain State Park is home to a rugged dog-friendly hike that winds all the way up to a 34-foot high stone tower at the summit of Haystack Mountain in Torrington, CT. If you don't fancy the hike, there's a road that leads to the top as well. Leashed pups are welcome in the picnic areas and on all of the hiking trails at this popular state park. See Details
Waldo State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Waldo State Park a pet-friendly park in Southbury, CT, where 150-acres has been set aside on the banks of Lake Lillinonah for preservation and recreation. You and Fido can enjoy a number of activities in the area, including bird watching fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and mountain biking. See Details
Kent, CT, US