Dog Friendly Activities in Mountain Lakes, NJ

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Mountain Lakes, and 68 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 Mountain Lakes.

Pet Friendly Boulevard Trolley Line Path
Boulevard Trolley Line Path The Boulevard Trolley Line 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 Mountain Lakes! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boulevard Trolley Line 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
Pet Friendly Mills Reservation
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
Goffle Brook Park & Hawthorne Dog Run One of the newest and most popular features in Goffle Brook Park is the Hawthorne Dog Run. The Hawthorne Dog Run allows dogs the opportunity to run leash-free in a safe and contained area and their owners the chance to relax and enjoy some quality time with their dogs. Leashed dogs are also allowed to walk with their owners in Goffle Brook Park, located along Goffle Road, this 103-acre park is adjacent to the Goffle Brook. The northern section contains a duck pond, which is stocked with trout for fishing during the summer. The southern section of the park contains numerous athletic fields, an accessible playground, and picnic areas. The park is open daily 9am - 9pm. 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
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
Pyramid Mountain Visitors Center Pyramid Mountain Visitors Center is home to pet-friendly hiking trails to explore. Enjoy a wide range of geological and ecological experiences at the spectacular natural area known as Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area. This area of 1,675 acres offers rugged trails, fields, forests, rock outcroppings, and wetlands. They are open every day of the week from 9:00am to 4:30pm. See Details
High Mountain Park Preserve High Mountain Park Preserve is pet-friendly. This lovely park is a great place to bring your pet for a hike, offering trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 6pm. 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
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Local dog owners rave about this public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend. 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
Cameron Dog Park This Parsippany off-leash dog park is a rarely-crowded undiscovered gem. See Details
Randolph Township Dog Park Pets will love to play at this well-maintained, fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes drinking water, obstacles, and a retired fire hydrant. See Details
Alstede Farms Shop for fresh fruit and vegetables with Fido at the dog-friendly Alstede Farms in Chester, NJ. Pets must be leashed at all times, non-aggressive, and properly vaccinated. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the picking fields or orchards and must remain on the farm lanes. See Details
Russell Farms Community Park Dogs are welcome in this 5-acre park as long as they are kept on-leash. The park is designed to be a haven for nature lovers and dogs will definitely enjoy the walking trails on-site. Trails are red gravel. There are two dog clean-up stations, several benches along the trail, and a grass field in the center. Parking is on a gravel lot. See Details
Tourne County Park Dogs are welcome on-leash at this Boonton public park with great picnic areas and lovely hiking trails. See Details
Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve Two trials, very open area. Your dog will love it. Friendly people and friendly dogs when you see them. Shoreline Loop 1.5 miles which is intersected by Island Bridges making the loop about 1 mile. Your puppy may take issue with the bridges but with gentle encouragement and patience they can be crossed. See Details
Branch Brook Park Dog Park Branch Brook Park Dog Park is pet-friendly. The park is divided into two sections: one for small dogs that is about 11,000 square feet and one for large dogs that is about 19,000 square feet. The area for larger dogs has 12 stations on which the dogs can run and climb, and the area for small dogs has nine stations. See Details
Morristown National Historic Park Morristown National Historic Park is dog-friendly. The area is historically important due to the amount of American Revolutionary War sites located nearby, including Jockey Hollow, the Ford Mansion, Fort Nonsense and the New Jersey Brigade Encampment. There are 27 miles of foot and horse trails to explore with your pooch and the beginning of a 2 mile auto loop tour. Morristown National Historic Park is open every day of the week from 8am to 9pm. Dogs must be on a leash under six feet and all mess cleaned up after them. See Details
South Mountain Reservation The South Mountain Reservation is a dog-friendly nature reserve covering 2,112 acres in portions of Maplewood, Millburn and West Orange. This woodland park features a variety of hardwood trees, and tall hemlocks towering above streams, creeks and ponds. The west branch of the Rahway River flows through the valley, and a 25-foot waterfall at Hemlock Falls is a dramatic feature. It is also a Revolutionary War historic site. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails and the South Mountain Dog Park is located within the Reservation. See Details
Warinanco Dog Park Pet-friendly Warinanco Dog Park is located behind Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle Park, NJ. Set within the grounds of Warinanco Park, the dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs. Both spaces are fully enclosed and equipped with agility equipment, dog-waste stations, water fountains and seating. See Details
The Mall at Short Hills Offering a variety of stores, services, restaurants, and entertainment options, The Mall at Short Hills is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike and small dogs are welcome. Dog stroller rentals make it easy for you and your pup to explore the mall's offerings. Individual store policies on pets vary, and pets are not permitted in any food establishment. Small pets are allowed in the common area of the shopping center provided they are in a pet carrier. Complimentary dog strollers for dogs weighing 20 pounds or less can be rented at mall security, concourse level during all mall hours. Individual stores must be consulted for their pet policy. See Details