Dog Friendly Activities in Lewes, DE

There are 7 dog friendly activities in Lewes. 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 Lewes.

Pet Friendly Cape Henlopen State Park
Cape Henlopen State Park Cape Henlopen State Park has many year-round hiking and biking opportunities, and allows leashed dogs on the beach in the summer season. Pets are allowed in the seashore park/beaches all day without limitation of time of day (six miles of dog-friendly fun). Dogs are not permitted on the boardwalk, ocean beach, or any swimming areas designated by the Parks Division as not allowing dogs from May 1 to September 30. See Details
Pet Friendly P.U.P.S. of Lewes
P.U.P.S. of Lewes This "Pawsitively Unique Pet Shop" is right in the heart of the historic town of Lewes. The shop specializes in all natural treats, beautiful collars and leashes, doggie apparel, lots of doggie and cat toys, and many lovely gift items. See Details
Cape May Lewes Ferry The Cape May Lewes Ferry operates throughout the year, and Fido is welcome to ride for no charge. Dogs are not permitted in the food court areas, but are welcome throughout the rest of the vessel. Ferry terminals on both sides of the bay are also pet-friendly. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times and clean up after him. See Details
Katydid Sportfishing You and your pup can enjoy a charter fishing trip with Katydid Sportfishing. Just make sure your dog is comfortable on the water before scheduling a shark fishing, bottom fishing, or wreck fishing charter or one of many cruise tours. See the website for charter fishing prices. See Details
Delaware Family Fishing *** Delaware Family Fishing closed for business in 2019. *** See Details
Freedom Boat Club Delaware Freedom Boat Club South Jersey is pet-friendly. Members have unlimited access to a wide variety of brand new premium powerboats. You and your pooch can use them to fish, waterski, dock and dine, or cruise. The personal tours available even garner a ten percent discount if you bring your dog with you. Freedom Boat Club is open every day of the week from 8am to 8pm. See Details
Anglers Fishing Center Located at the mouth of the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Anglers Fishing Center offers dog friendly private fishing charters year round out of beautiful Lewes, DE. Rods, bait and tackle are included for full day or half day private charters. Rates start at $450 for private charters. See Details
Sunset Beach Paw prints can be found in the sand from leashed dogs at Sunset Beach from mid-September through mid-April. If you get hungry, The Grille has several dog friendly outdoor tables. Dogs are welcome at Sunset Beach Gifts which is open daily and sells souvenirs, books, and collectibles. Sunset Beach is also famous for the concrete ship of SS Atlantus which has been "grounded" at Cape May Point since 1926. End your day with the flag ceremony which is held nightly from May through September. See Details
Delaware Seashore State Park Experience a day of fun in the sun at Delaware Seashore State Park where your pup is welcome to join you on the sand and in the surf during select times of the year. From May 1 to September 30, dogs are not permitted on any swimming or sunbathing beach (areas with lifeguards), but are permitted on non-guarded beaches. From October 1 to April 30, dogs are permitted on all beaches. Dogs must always be leashed while in the park throughout the year. See Details
Dewey Beach In Dewey Beach, Delaware, dogs are allowed on the beach before 9:30 am and after 5:30 pm during the summer (mid-May through mid-September). Dogs are allowed on the beach at all times during the day from mid-September to mid-May. You must clean up after your dog at all times, and all dogs must have a Dewey Beach dog license that can be obtained from Town Hall located at 105 Rodney Ave. See Details
Bethany Beach Your pet is welcome to join you from September 30 to May 15 on-leash at this beautiful beach. See Details
Cape May Whale Watcher The Cape May Whale Watcher offers the largest and fastest whale and dolphin watching boats in New Jersey and they are dog griendly. The owners, Jeff and Mary Stewart have owned dogs their entire lives, and love having well behaved and leashed pups aboard ship. In business since 1993, the Cape May Whale Watcher guarantees marine mammal sightings of whales or dolphins or porpoise. Well behaved pooches ride for free! See Details
Turdo Vineyards & Winery Turdo Vineyards & Winery has dog-friendy, self-guided tours through the eco-friendly winery and vineyard. Relaxed and attentive service, good wines. See Details
Cold Springs Bike Path The Cold Springs Bike Path 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 Cape May! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cold Springs Bike Path. 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
Cape May Winery Cape May Winery encompasses four different vineyards, containing over 150 acres, from which 16 varieties of grapes are grown. Traditional tastings take place in the main tasting room and deck bar (weather permitting) where you will enjoy an educational experience led by one of their knowledgable wine associates. You will stand at the bar and learn while you sip each of the wines you selected for your unique tasting. Come and see what makes the Cape May area such a premier grape growing region. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Bring Fido along for the fun as you visit Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Your friendly, leashed pup is welcome to join you in the tasting room and store as you discover must-have Dogfish Head products. There is even a food truck serving up brats, chowder, and hop pickles during tasting room hours. You can also tour the brewery, your dog will have to hang out with a human in the tasting room while you take your 30-minute tour. If you are hoping to take a tour, it's best to reserve your tickets in advance during the summer season because walk-ins are only welcome if there are available spaces on a tour. See Details
Junction and Breakwater Trail The Junction and Breakwater 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 Dewey Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Junction and Breakwater 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
Big Chill Surf Cantina Pub with outdoor area out back so you can enjoy a beverage with the pooch and live music or fish tacos or both. Walking distance from dog friendly AmericInn. See Details
Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area is dog-friendly. This half-mile stretch of beach allows dogs on leash and under control from September through April. Parking areas near the beach may be closed during the summer. The park is open daily from dawn to dusk. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pooches leave behind. See Details
Cinema by the Surf Take the entire Family to the movies at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand and enjoy a fun family film by the surf. Films, shown during the summer months, start at dusk. Admission is free. Seats are available on a first come first serve basis. Outdoor screenings are pet-friendly. Some movies take place in the Lewes Canalfront Park, please download the schedule via the website provided to determine the location. (The listed address is for the Rehoboth Film Society headquarters. The map shows the location of the Beach Bandstand.) See Details
Naval Air Station Wildwood Museum Housed in Hangar 1 of Cape May Airport, Naval Air Station Wildwood Museum houses aircraft, special exhibits, engines, and interactive displays through which visitors can explore aviation, military history, New Jersey history, and more. Fido is welcome to join you as you explore the more than 90,000 square feet of hands-on fun. Just keep him on a leash at all times. See Details
Milford Bark Park The Milford Bark Park is an off leash fenced park where pups can meet and play. It features covered benches, water fountains, picnic tables and fun! See Details
Sunset Lake The site of the only battle of the American Revolution fought in Cape May County. Historic Sites Recreation Facilities See Details
Cold Spring Brewery Bring Fido to this dog-friendly brewery housed in a restored 1804 three bay English-style barn located in historic Cold Spring Village. Cold Spring Brewery serves several varieties of beer like Cresse American Wheat, Dennisville Inn Porter, and Bradner Brown. Leashed dogs are welcome. The brewery is open daily from noon to 8 pm. Village Admission: $12 Adults, $10 ages 3 to 12 See Details