Dog Friendly Activities in Manchester, CT

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Manchester, and 65 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 Manchester.

Pet Friendly Labyrinth Brewing Company
Labyrinth Brewing Company Labyrinth Brewing Company in Manchester is dog-friendly and features an excellent staff, a tasty rotation of beers and ciders, and food trucks on a regular basis. It's relatively large inside with great spaces separated for each group and a "patio" out front with Astroturf, tables, and chairs. Dogs are allowed in both areas and treats are available at the bar. See Details
Pet Friendly Manchester Barks & Rec Dog Park
Manchester Barks & Rec Dog Park Fido can play off-leash at Manchester Barks & Rec Dog Park in Mt. Nebo Park! The Park features a small dog park and a large dog park; however, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, small dogs are given preference. Dog owners are asked to bring their own water bowls, have proof of current state dog license and rabies vaccination on them, and keep their pets leashed until they are inside the fence. Check out Manchester Barks & Rec Dog Park's list of rules and recommendations on its website before planning a visit. The Dog Park is open daily from dawn to dusk. See Details
Hop River Rails to Trails Another Rails to Trails place to Hike. Off the road parking area, easy to find and well marked. See Details
Charter Oak Greenway The Charter Oak Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Manchester! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Charter Oak Greenway. 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
Devil's Hopyard State Park Taking its name from the round holes that appear in the waterfalls, dog-friendly Devil's Hopyard State Park in East Haddam, CT, is a perfect place to enjoy a day in nature. You and your dog can hike, picnic, bird-watch and fish in the stream. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Giuffrida Park Giuffrida Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Meriden, CT. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you one of the six trails that range from easy to difficult. Stroll along the reservoir, picturesque meadows, and take in the beauty of your surroundings from the top of Lamentation Mountain and Chauncey Peak. See Details
Salmon River State Forest Dogs are welcome at Salmon River State Forest in Colchester, CT. This pet-friendly preservation area is home to a historic covered bridge that crosses over the shallow waters of the Salmon River below. As well as being a popular hiking and picnic spot, the area is very popular among anglers due to the easy water access. See Details
Paw Meadow Dog Park Fido can exercise and socialize at Paw Meadow Dog Park in Simsbury, CT. This park allows Fido to run off the leash and features a separate small dog area for pups under 25 lbs. There are also many pet-friendly trails surrounding the park for a walk or hike. See Details
Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk in Windsor, CT, has many stores that welcome dogs to join you inside. The dog-friendly stores include Anthropologie, Appleseed’s, Brighton Collectibles, Brookstone, Destination Maternity, Eddie Bauer, Francesca’s Collections, Gap, J.Crew, J. Jill, Kirkland’s Home, Lady Foot Locker, Leaps & Bones, L’Occitane, New Balance, Papyrus, Pottery Barn, Shoe Explosion, Soft Surroundings, Talbots, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Chico’s, Clarks, Coldwater Creek, Country Curtains, GapKids, Green Tangerine Spa & Salon, Sparkle and White House | Black Market. See Details
Glastonbury Dog Park Glastonbury Dog Park in CT is a fenced-in area where dogs can run and socialize off leash. The park features a separate areas for large and small dogs, benches, waste stations, water stations and more. See Details
East Windsor Dog Park Providing a fun, safe, and friendly environment for dogs in the East Windsor area, East Windsor Dog Park offers a one-acre grass park with separate areas for small and large dogs. It is suggested that dog owners bring water with them as there is no water onsite. See Details
Granby Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash in this large, fenced dog park with shade trees, picnic tables, and its own fire hydrant. See Details
Auerfarm State Park Scenic Reserve Bring Fido on a leash to Auerfarm State Park Scenic Reserve, a dog-friendly, 40-acre area in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The park offers great hiking trails. Please keep your pup on a leash no longer than 6 feet in length. See Details
Alvarium Beer Co. Fido is welcome inside the taproom and on the dog-friendly patio (weather permitting) outside of Alvarium Beer Company, first craft brewery and taproom to open in over 70 years in New Britain, CT. Enjoy patio games and shuffleboard while trying a variety of craft brews. Visit their website for a schedule of visiting food trucks. Please be sure Fido is leashed and does not bark excessively while in the taproom. See Details
South Windsor Bark Park Fido can exercise and socialize at South Windsor Bark Park, a dog park in South Windsor, CT. This fenced park features agility equipment, as well as separate small and large dog areas. See Details
Rocky Hill Dog Park Fido can run and play off the leash at Rocky Hill Dog Park in Rocky Hill, CT. This park features small and large dog areas, running water (except in freezing temperatures) and benches. It is located within Elm Ridge park in a wooded area. See Details
Enfield Dog Park Enfield Dog Park in Enfield, CT, is a fully-fenced park with separate areas for large and small dogs, benches for the humans, and water for the pups. Just make sure Fido has his town license and his current vaccinations. See Details
Mansfield Drive-in Theatre Well-behaved pups are welcome to come see a double feature movie at The Mansfield Drive-In Theatre located in Mansfield Center, CT. Dogs must be on leashed at all times, and owners must clean up after them. Please be mindful that if your dog is barking or disrupting the movie or they'll need to be taken out. Please note that dogs are welcome at the movies, but not the Sunday market. See Details
Wadsworth Falls State Park Wadsworth Falls State Park is a dog-friendly natural area in Middletown, CT, where you and Fido can enjoy hiking wooded trails with beautiful views. Make your way to the scenic Big Falls waterfall, go fishing, mountain biking or swimming in the designated locations. See Details
Colchester Dog Park Fido is sure to love Colchester Dog Park, a fully fenced off-leash park in Colchester, CT. Features include a separate enclosed section for small breeds, agility structures, bench seating, shade trees and pet waste stations. See Details
Belding Wildlife Management Area The Belding Wildlife Management Area in Vernon, CT, welcomes leashed pets. It is rarely crowded, so it's great to take Fido on a hike in the peaceful outdoors. There's a pond for fishing, and the blazed, pet-friendly trails follow rivers that branch from Valley Falls. See Details
Talcott Mountain State Park Dogs are welcome at Talcott Mountain State Park, a pet-friendly park in Simsbury, CT. Fido is welcome to join you in picnic areas and on the hiking trails that lead to Heublein Tower at the top of the mountain. The casual Tower Trail Hike will take you and your pooch around 40 minutes to get to the top. See Details
Wethersfield Dog Park Wethersfield Dog Park in Wethersfield, CT, has separate areas for large dogs and small or timid dogs. The park amenities include benches, picnic tables, poop bag stations, trash receptacles, watering stations and message boards. See Details
Creaser Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Creaser Park, a lovely public park in Coventry, CT. This park includes a variety of trails, as well as a clean, sandy-bottomed pond where you can wade while your dog swims. See Details