Dog Friendly Activities in Montauk, NY

There are 10 dog friendly activities in Montauk. 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 Montauk.

Pet Friendly Montauk Beach
Montauk Beach Dogs are not allowed on the beaches between 9am and 6pm from mid-May through the end of September. No restrictions apply for the remainder of the year. Montauk has no leash laws and dogs may run on the beach with supervision when permitted. Owners are expected to exercise control, particularly on crowded beaches, and to clean up after their dogs. The beach can be accessed through several points along Old Montauk Highway or right in the center of town. See Details
Pet Friendly Private Bonfires
Private Bonfires 'Private Bonfires' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mark. Hampton Beach Service presents private Bonfires in Montauk. Enjoy the evening with a private fire, smores and other tasty treats all underneath the stars. Dogs are allowed but there is a fee of $65. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $80 per person. See Details
Montauk Point Lighthouse Dogs aren't allowed in the building at Montauk Point Lighthouse and Museum, but you can hike on the rocky ledges surrounding the lighthouse, which offer a spectacular view of the crashing surf below. There are also other hiking trails in the immediate area. See Details
Shadmoor State Preserve Trail Shadmoor State Preserve Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike in Shadmoor State Park Preserve that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. Once the site of military activity, this park now provides you and your dog a place to enjoy the ocean and beach. Dogs are not allowed in public use areas and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Point Woods Loop Trail Point Woods Loop Trail is an easy, 5.5 mile hike in Montauk Point State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Explore the eastern point of Long Island and its panoramic views of ocean bluffs, the Montauk Lighthouse, or get your feet in the sand and ocean. Dogs are only permitted on designated trails and must remain on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Dogs are not allowed in public use areas. See Details
Fresh Pond Loop Trail Fresh Pond Loop Trail is an easy, 3 mile hike in Hither Hills State Park that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. When exploring this trail and enjoying the vistas keep in mind that dogs are not permitted in public areas and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Montauk Brewing Company Located in a red brew-barn, just steps from the surf, Montauk Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed and friendly dogs are welcome both inside and outside of the Brewing Company. Its menu features beers such as a Watermelon Session Ale, a Wave Chaser IPA, and a Driftwood Ale. Montauk Brewing Company is open seven days a week from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Blue Crush Charters Well-behaved and leashed pets are welcome aboard Blue Crush Charters! The family owned and operated business offers fishing tours for everyone from beginners to experienced families and group anglers. Blue Crush provides frozen bait, tackle, ice, and instruction. Hook a big one? Blue Crush will fillet your catch for you. The maximum amount of passengers onboard, not including pets, is six. Departure and return times are flexible based on tides and bookings. Inshore half day trips are $675 and full day trips are $1,100. Offshore trips are $1,500. See Details
Montauk County Park Montauk County Park offers outer beach access and outer beach camping, seasonal hunting, salt and freshwater fishing, hiking, horseback riding trails and canoeing. There is camping for self-contained trailers and campgrounds for youth scout groups. The park is dog friendly as long as dogs are kept leashed. See Details
Shadmoor State Park Ninety-nine acre Shadmoor State Park, located one quarter-mile east of Montauk Village, features more than 2,400 feet of ocean beach accessed by two stairways. The park, named for its open, rolling geography and the shadbush that grows there, also has bluffs, freshwater wetlands that are part of the preserve, hiking trails and elevated platforms for birdwatching and enjoying the shoreline views. Visitors may picnic and saltwater fish. A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals). See Details
East Hampton Main Beach Enjoy some beach frisbee or a casual stroll in the sand with your pup throughout the year at East Hampton Main Beach. Dogs are welcome off-leash anytime in the off-season. From the second Sunday in May through September 30, dogs are not permitted on the beach at all from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, daily. At all other times during the period from the second Sunday in May to September 30, dogs MUST be manually restrained on a leash within areas that are within 300 feet of any road end along the beaches. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets and keeping them under control. Plastic bags for clean-up are conveniently provided at the entrance to each village beach. The village actively patrols beaches and strictly enforces regulations. See Details
Rubies and Raspberries 'Rubies and Raspberries' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Lois. Contact host before booking as prior approval is required to bring Fido. Your pooch is welcome to sit alongside you at this introductory class into the world of goldsmithing. You will receive a 3 mm round, faceted ruby or sapphire, 22 karat gold wire and solder needed to complete the project. Your host will guide you through each step of the process in soldering, annealing, piercing, pickling, sawing, sanding, polishing, measuring, shaping. You will get to take home a piece of unique handmade jewelry. Throughout the class your host will share details on the history of gold and show examples of ancient jewelry. The experience lasts 5 hours and can accommodate one guest ages 18 and up. Rates start at $425 per person. See Details
Napatree Point Conservation Area Dogs are welcome on the beach at Napatree Point Conservation Area during certain times of the year. They are prohibited from 8am to 6pm, May 2 through Labor Day. The rest of the year they are allowed, on-leash. Dogs are not allowed in roped off areas, as they are home to endangered species. Guests must clean up after Fido during their visit to Napatree. Waste bins are located at the entrance to the beach. See Details
Cedar Point County Park BringFido to Cedar Point County Park for some outdoor fun. Explore the more than 600 acres that makee up this delightful East Hampton Park. Take him on a hike along the Cedar Point Lighthouse Loop Trail, an easy 5.65 mile hike that will take about 2.5 hours to complete. This loop will take you by an old lighthouse, originally constructed in 1838. Dogs are not allowed in the picnic areas and must be leashed. *** Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. *** See Details
Bluff Point State Park At Bluff Point State Park, you and Fido can enjoy saltwater fishing, boating, hiking, and more. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Fishers Island Catch the island ferry in New London, CT. The ferry welcomes dogs on board, with a leash, at no extra charge. Once arriving on the island, visitors can walk to the small village (15 min walk) or head over to dog-friendly South Beach near Elizabeth Airfield. The beach is a bit rocky but dogs can go off-leash. Visitors can spot birds, view beautiful homes or shop at the village green with their dogs. Plenty of spots to tie up your dog and give them shade on the village green while visiting local merchants. Visit Topper's Ice Cream shop and order "the dog bowl" with ice cream named after different dog breeds. Dogs are also welcome to visit the Fishers Island Yacht Club. Best time to go is May to early October. Shops take an afternoon siesta from 1-3 pm. See Details
Springs Park Springs Park is an unofficial dog park in the town of East Hampton. Bring your pooch along to play on the winding trails of this pretty park. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Springs Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Rocky Neck State Park Rocky Neck State Park is pet-friendly. Feel free to go on a hike with Fido or eat some lunch in the picnic areas north of train tracks. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in campgrounds, south of the train tracks, on the beach, or on the boardwalk. Rocky Neck State Park has a tidal river that is home to a variety of different types of fish. You'll also spot herons, cranes, and lots of other wildlife in the air and on the ground around the park too. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Harkness Memorial State Park Harkness Memorial State Park is dog-friendly. The centrepiece of this state park is the elegant summer mansion of the Harkness family. The big colourful building and the surrounding gardens, lawns, and trees were made into a state park in 1952 and certain parts of it can be enjoyed by dogs and their owners today. Pets on a leash are permitted in picnic and lawn areas, but are not allowed on the beach or in formal gardens. Harkness Memorial State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Haley Farm State Park Dogs are welcome at Haley Farm State Park. The area can be used for general recreation, but the main draw is a section of the Mystic to Groton bike path. You can wander along it with Fido or cycle with them in tandem. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Napeague State Park Napeague State Park is a 1,364-acre state park in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, NY. The largely undeveloped park stretches across the entire narrow width of the South Fork of Long Island from the Atlantic Ocean to Gardiners Bay and Block Island Sound. The park is located on either side of the Montauk Highway (New York Route 27) on the "Napeague Stretch" between Amagansett and Montauk. Leashed dogs are welcome in the park, but there is virtually no infrastructure or permitted camping. The beach is usually closed during the summer because the endangered piping plover nests near the beach. See Details
Grace Grace is pet-friendly. Shop with your dog at this women's clothing store in East Lyme. In addition to tasteful threads, you'll find bath and body items, candles, gifts, jewelry and a selection of pooch themed socks. Leashed dogs are welcome inside to help you sniff out the best items. Grace is open every day of the week from 10am to 7pm. See Details