Dog Friendly Activities in Middlesex, NJ

There are 76 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Middlesex. 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 Middlesex.

Pet Friendly Hacklebarney State Park
Hacklebarney State Park Hacklebarney State Park is dog-friendly. Located between Long Valley and Chester in Morris County, the centerpiece of this secluded park is the gushing river that works its way through the towering trees and glacial valley. There are a number of hiking trails and picnic areas along the shoreline for you to enjoy together. You and your pooch may run into a deer or even a bear, so make sure you keep Fido on a leash for the duration of their visit. To preserve the cleanliness of the water and the surrounding area, please clean up any mess that your pooch leaves behind. See Details
Pet Friendly Cheesequake State Park
Cheesequake State Park Look out, I think there's going to be a Cheesequake! Surprisingly, the park is not named after an astonishing natural event where cheese falls from the sky. The name actually comes from the Delaware word for upland. At this park, you and Fido will discover open fields, saltwater and freshwater marshes, a white cedar swamp, Pine Barrens, and a northeastern hardwood forest. There's also a beach, but dogs are not permitted on it. Family campsites #23-27 and #37-40 are pet-friendly, so you and your pooch can stay for a little longer. If you're vegan, you may want to give this one a miss. The park is open daily from 8am until 6pm. See Details
Ort Farms Ort Farms is pet-friendly. This farm has a pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, apple cannons, kiddie train, pony rides, and other autumn fun. Leashed dogs are welcome to join in most activities. Hours vary seasonally. See Details
Mills Reservation Bring your pet for an on-leash hike in this lovely park which offers trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. See Details
Donaldson Park Dog Park This busy off-leash dog park is a great place to bring your pet to socialize. Fully fenced with benches, shade, and running water in season. See Details
Metuchen-Edison Community Dog Park Fenced dog park with benches, water fountains, trash receptacles, walking paths, and a paved parking area. 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
Watchung Reservation The Watchung Reservation is a dog-friendly spot in Mountainside, New Jersey. This 1,900-acre park is packed full of hiking and riding trails with picnic areas, a trailside nature center, and a visitor center along the way. Dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the sandy trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind. The Nature Center is open every day of the week from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Hillcrest Park Hillcrest Park is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to enjoy the dog park located at Hillcrest. This fenced space welcomes pups to play off leash. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep an eye on pups while they play. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Burnt Mills Cider Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the tasting room at Burnt Mills Cider. They don't serve food, but welcome bringing your own. They do have a rotating schedule of food trucks that serve on the property. See Details
Echo Lake Park Dog Park Pets love to roam free at the 3-acre, fenced Echo Lake Park Dog Park in Mountainside, NJ. The park includes a separate small dog area and benches for owners to relax on. Entry to Echo Lake is possible either from Mountain or Springfield Avenues. The Dog Park is in the center of the park. See Details
Sourland Mountain Trails Pets love the chance to join you on-leash at this lovely mountainside park with pond and nature trails. 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
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
East Brunswick Dog Park at Heavenly Farms Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with water fountains, waste bags, separate small dog area and lights for night use. Open till 10pm. See Details
Rosedale Dog Park Rosedale Dog Park is a five-acre dog park broken with separate areas for small and large dogs. The park features man-made hills and tunnels as well as agility jumps and a water fountain made for the dogs. The park has picnic tables and ample parking. See Details
Brookdale Dog Park Brookdale Dog Park in Montclair, NJ, is a dog-friendly, fully fenced park located within Brookdale Park. The dog area features separate areas for large and small dogs, agility equipment, running water, waste bags, and gravel mulch. There is a limit of two dogs per person and no puppies under 4 months old. Dogs must be accompanied by an adult 15 years or older and no one under the age of 8 is permitted inside the off-leash area. Brookdale Park also has walking and running paths where Fido is welcome on a leash. See Details
Dog Park The Dog Park is located in the Sewaren section near Alvin P. Williams Park. It has two separate fenced areas, water fountains, benches, shade, gazebos, agility equipment, poop bags, trash cans, and parking. It's also near the water, so there is usually a nice breeze. See Details
South Mountain Dog Park This spacious dog park in Maplewood includes separate areas for large and small dogs. You and your pooch will also discover a number of agility courses to try out, for dogs, but you could have a go too if you want. All mess that dogs leave behind must be cleaned up after. See Details
PAWS Dog Run Basking Ridge residents may bring their pets to play off-leash at this small dog park. See Details
Rutgers Garden There is a wonderful expanse of gardens here made by Rutgers University, as well as tons of hiking trails along the Raritan River. Trails are well maintained and easy to walk on. The gardens are well manicured and have lots of places to sit and enjoy. Pets must be on a secure leash at all times. See Details
Cameron Dog Park This Parsippany off-leash dog park is a rarely-crowded undiscovered gem. See Details
Colonial Dog Park There's plenty of room for your pet to play off-leash at this large, fenced dog park, which includes shade trees and grassy spaces. See Details