Dog Friendly Activities in New Castle, DE

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in New Castle, and 54 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 New Castle.

Pet Friendly Rockwood Mansion Park Museum
Rockwood Mansion Park Museum Leashed pets welcome at this absolutely gorgeous public park, once part of a luxurious estate. The house has now been turned into a museum. See Details
Pet Friendly Talley Day Park
Talley Day Park Talley Day Park features a well-maintained off leash bark park that is fully fenced with separate sections for small and large dogs. There are also wooded trails, a pond, and pathways for Fido to explore. See Details
Carousel Bark Park Carousel Bark Park is located within Carousel Park & Equestrian Center in Wilmington, DE. Dogs can romp in a large open field and cool off in the pond. Dogs must be leashed until they reach the entrance and need to respond well to voice commands since the park is not fenced. See Details
Lums Pond Dog park The off-leash area of this popular park features tall grasses, woods, and even access to the pond for doggie swimming. See Details
Iron Hill Dog Park This neighborhood off-leash dog park is known for its friendly community of dog-lovers. The park is fully fenced with separate areas for small and large dogs. See Details
Rose Tree Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for walks at this Media park that is open daily from 8am to dusk. See Details
Levels Road Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash at this fully fenced Middletown dog park, which includes separate small dog area, grassy spots, and drinking fountains. See Details
Rockford Park Rockford Park is a popular pet-friendly place to bring Fido in Wilmington. The main attraction at this park is Rockford Tower, a 100-year-old water tower. The tower is set among rolling hills, wooded areas, and vistas that are ideal for wandering with your pooch. The best part for dog owners about Rockford Park is that there's an off-leash dog area as well. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Brandywine Park Brandywine Park is dog-friendly. Home to the Brandywine Zoo and Baynard Stadium, this historic park has recently been restored and is a beautiful place to hang out with your pooch in the center of Wilmington. Described by locals as their very own Central Park, Fido can join you on the pathways and grassy areas adjacent to the Brandywine River. You can wander around 178 acres of land, including wooded trails, formal gardens, and sculptures. Brandywine Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Elsmere Dog Park Elsmere Dog Park features two fenced areas, one for small dogs and another for large dogs, where pups can play off-leash. Basic agility equipment is provided. There are water fountains for both humans and canines. There is an easily accessible parking lot next to the facility. The small dog side features a canopy that shades the benches. There are several benches on the large dog side; however, there is no canopy. See Details
Kreutz Creek Vineyards and Winery Kreutz Creek Vineyards and Winery is pet-friendly. This wine tasting room welcomes leashed dogs to join you inside and out as you sample a variety of wine made out of grapes picked from the surrounding fields. Kreutz Creek Vineyards and Winery is open on weekends from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Newlin Grist Mill Dogs are welcome on-leash in this historic park, which includes a 1704 water-powered mill, lovely wooded trails, and other historic sights. See Details
Everhart Park Pets are welcome on-leash at the dog run, located inside a public park with walking trails and a children's playground. See Details
Natural Lands Stroud Preserve Natural Lands Stroud Preserve is a dog-friendly area in West Chester, PA, that consists of 571 acres of culturally and ecologically important land in Chester County. This rolling mosaic of once-pastured grasslands, working farmlands, and woodlands now serves as wildlife habitat and a unique site for research by the Stroud Water Research Center, one of the premier stream research labs in North America. The Stroud Preserve boasts more than nine miles of hiking trails. Dogs are welcome but must be on-leash at all times and owners must pick up after them. Open from dawn until dusk. See Details
Ridley Creek State Park Pennsylvania State Parks welcome pets in designated areas. Pets are permitted in day-use areas, on designated sites in campgrounds, in designated cabins, camping cottages, and yurts, and all areas not otherwise closed to pets. Pets are prohibited in swimming areas, inside buildings, in non-pet overnight areas, or in any area designated as an area closed to pets. Because uncontrolled pets may chase wildlife or frighten visitors, pets must be physically controlled and attended at all times and on a leash, caged, or crated. See Details
Dream Park Gloucester County Dog Park The Dog Park has a water fountain, 2 gazebos, 4 dog waste stations, and 8 benches. The 2.5 acre area on the corner of High Hill and Birch Creek Roads in Logan Township features a Small Dog Park for dogs less than 25 pounds that is .5 acres; and a Large Dog Park that is one acre. See Details
Banning Park Dog Park Off-leash area inside Banning Park with sections for small and large dogs, water fountains, shade trees, and trails nearby. See Details
Tri-Valley Trail The Tri-Valley Trail 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 Newark! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Tri-Valley Trail. 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
Rockwood Park Although your pup isn't allowed inside the museum or mansion, leashed dogs are welcome to explore the historic gardens and grounds with you. Walk along the more than 2 miles of paved and lighted trails that wind their way throughout the 72-acre property. Just make sure Fido is leashed and that you clean up after him.
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Chester Country Furnishings Shop for country furnishings and accessories in this historic town that's very friendly to dogs. See Details
Natural Lands Wawa Preserve The 98-acre Natural Lands Wawa Preserve in Media, PA, are dog-friendly lands owned by Natural Lands and operated in partnership with Middletown Township. Visitors can enjoy trails that traverse a variety of habitats, including dense woodlands along Rocky Run Creek and sunny meadows filled with milkweed, goldenrod, and little bluestem. Dogs are welcome as long as they are leashed at all times and picked up after. See Details
Goddard Park Goddard Park has adequate parking, an off leash fenced dog run, a few miles of trails which part is paved, the rest is graveled, a playground for the kids, 2 portable toilets onsite one of which is handicapped accessible.Goddard Park is in phase one with more trails and a fishing pier to come. Beautiful park mantained very well by London Grove Township and volunteers. See Details
Claymont Community Center Dog Park An old baseball field has been recycled into a nice dog park! Two separated areas, one for smaller and one for bigger doggies. Well maintained grass and there are "waste stations" with free poop bags. Nothing fancy but it's all fenced in!
You can park at the Community Center. Bring water on a hot day, there is no water fountain. It's not very big, it's a neighborhood dog park but it serves its purpose.
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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Pets are welcome at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. John Heinz is America's first urban refuge and was established to preserve the Tinicum Marsh and to promote environmental education. The Refuge features more than ten miles of trails. Dogs must be cleaned up after and leashed at all times during their visit. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge is open year-round from sunrise to sunset, free of charge. See Details