Dog Friendly Activities in Mystic, CT

There are 7 dog friendly activities in Mystic. 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 Mystic.

Pet Friendly Mystic Seaport
Mystic Seaport Walk the grounds of Mystic Seaport with your leashed pet and explore the museum's shipyard, nineteenth-century village re-creation, and nine gardens or enjoy a stroll along the river. Leashed pets are welcome on the museum grounds, although they are not permitted in any buildings or museum vessels. Rent a rowboat or sailboat to spend an hour exploring the Mystic River in a traditional small craft! Choose one of more than a dozen boats that vary in capacity from 2 to 5 people (plus a dog!). Boathouse staff will set you up with life jackets, oars, and other gear. Pricing for boat rentals vary. See Details
Pet Friendly Island Pursuit
Island Pursuit Men and women's clothing and accessories. Shop for the latest styles to complete your seasonal wardrobe. Leashed dogs are welcome inside. See Details
Mystic Knotwork Browse and enjoy the American Made nautical knot decorations, the wedding knot and reception gifts, and especially the famous sailor bracelets. Dogs allowed inside on a leash. They even sell knotted, handmade dog toys! See Details
Olde Mistick Village Bring Fido for a stroll around Olde Mistick Village. The Olde Mistick Village is an outdoor shopping and dining destination designed to resemble a New England-style village of yesteryear. Both two and four-legged guests are welcome to spend a day roaming around the duck pond and along the walkways. Pets must be leashed during their visit and are not allowed in every store, so owners will need to inquire within before bringing Fido inside. The Olde Mistick Village is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Mystic River Park Mystic River Park welcomes leashed dogs. Mystic River Park has a sizable green space for dogs to play and socialize. See Details
Spice & Tea Exchange of Mystic Retailer selling a wide range of spices & exotic teas, plus olive oils, extracts, and more. Leashed dogs are welcome inside. See Details
Mystic Yacht Charter Set sail with Fido in a classic yacht from Mystic Yacht Charter. Dog owners are encouraged to sit back, relax and take in the historic sites along the Mystic River. Private cruises are one hour and forty-five minutes and cost $350. Booking can be done online, and guests should inform the captain of their intent to bring a dog before planning their outing. 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
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
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
Stenger Farm Dog Park This fun off-leash dog park includes separate areas for large and small dogs. Be sure to bring water, and be aware that shade is limited. 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
Central Bark Dog Park at Copp Family Park Locals rave about this fenced off-leash dog park with separate small dog area, chairs and tables for owners to relax on, and shade trees. See Details
Jonathan Edwards Winery Beautiful winery. Outdoor tasting area where dogs are welcome. Bring snacks our buy some there with a bottle of wine and enjoy the day with your dogs. See Details
Charlestown Ninigret Dog Park The Charlestown Ninigret Dog Park consists of a one-acre dog park for Large dogs and a 1/2 acre dog park for smaller breed dogs. The Ninigret Dog park was created and built by dog lovers from Charlestown and beyond. Dog parks feature, large areas with trees, grass, rocks, and the favorite of all doggies, a fire hydrant. Benches and picnic tables make it enjoyable for all. The park has double entry and exit gates, doggie waste bag stations and plenty of parking. See Details
Pawsitive Park For a strictly doggy day, Pawsitive Park offers both large and small dog play areas to accommodate fun seekers of all sizes. A double entrance allows for ease of transition from on leash to off leash. Each play area is equipped with a wading pool for warm weather enjoyment. Water is available on premises to keep the pools clean and filled. Convenient paths have been built around the outside of the property for leash walks and one-on-one time. Busiest hours include weekends and early evenings, so plan visits accordingly, especially for dogs that don’t love huge crowds. Bags are provided at cleanup stations to keep the park tidy. Proof of dog license and rabies vaccination may be required here. Training treats are allowed within the dog area of the park, but human food is not. Limit of three dogs per person. See Details
Flemings Feed Fleming's Feed is your locally owned and operated store for all your pet, farm animal, and lawn and garden needs. Fleming's has been serving the folks of Southeastern CT and Rhode Island for over 25 years with convenient locations in Preston and Stonington. Fleming's is there to serve you 7 days a week. 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
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
Salt Rock State Park Hiking trail that runs along the river. Dogs must be on leash, but can enjoy swimming and playing in the shallow water. See Details
TA West Greenwich This gas station has a Popeye's and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details