Dog Friendly Activities in New Bern, NC

There are 2 dog friendly activities in New Bern. 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 New Bern.

Pet Friendly Down East Dog Park
Down East Dog Park Bring your dog for some off-leash exercise at this members-only fenced dog park with separate small and large dog areas, drinking water, benches, and electronic gate. Membership required; day passes cost $5 for residents and $15 for non-residents. Annual fees are $25 for residents and $50 for non-residents. See Details
Pet Friendly The Black Cat Shoppe
The Black Cat Shoppe The Black Cat Shoppe is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they explore the gift store, which brands itself and its wares as, "unusual, quirky, unique, cool and funny." The New Bern location of The Black Cat Shoppe is open Monday through Thursday from 10am to 6pm, Friday from 10am to 8pm, Saturday from 9am to 8pm, and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Beady Loop Trail Beady Loop Trail is an easy, 1.75 mile hike in Croatan National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This trail offers a nice walk and is convenient to anyone camping in one of the 42 sites at Neuse River Recreation Area (also known as Flanner Beach). Please note that dogs must be on a leash 6 to 10 feet long; Hunting allowed. See Details
Island Creek Forest Walk Island Creek Forest Walk is an easy, 0.5 mile hike in Croatan National Forest that will take about 30 minutes to complete with Fido. The Croatan National Forest offers multiple opportunities for recreation including swimming, boating, fishing, and camping. This trail is well shaded, but can still get pretty warm and mosquito ridden in the summer. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Hunting allowed. See Details