Dog Friendly Activities in Manasquan, NJ

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Manasquan, 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 Manasquan.

Pet Friendly Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area
Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area 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
Pet Friendly Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway
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
Orchard Park Dog Park Orchard Park is located on Church Street off Route 35 in Wall Township/Manasquan. At this site you will find a dog park, athletic fields, playgrounds, dunk court, basketball courts, tennis courts and a walking path around the park that surrounds a picnic area with tables and benches. See Details
8th Avenue Dog Beach If your hound was born to run, plan an off-leash romp at the 8th Avenue Dog Beach in Asbury Park. After a game of fetch or Frisbee, jump in the water with your pooch for a refreshing swim. Dogs are always allowed on this pet-friendly beach between mid-September and mid-May. If you are visiting in summer, schedule an early morning or late evening visit, as dogs are not permitted between 8:30 am and 6:00 pm. 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
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
Dark City Brewing Company "Crafting beers that are unique and eccentric," Dark City Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to lounge beside their owners at Dark City's dog-friendly seating. Its year-round brews include Bond Street Brownie, a brown ale; City Limits, an American pale ale; and Born to Ruin, an "aggressively-dank" West Coast inspired double IPA. The taproom is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 9pm, Friday from 5pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 8pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bay Head Beach After Labor Day, leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you enjoy this beautiful beach. Dogs are restricted in the summer. See Details
Howell Bark Park Fenced in, 2 sections, lots of trees, plenty of benches, trash cans and clean up bags. See Details