Dog Friendly Activities in New Haven, CT

There are 4 dog friendly activities in New Haven, and 51 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 Haven.

Pet Friendly East Shore Dog Park
East Shore Dog Park there are 2 fenced in dog parks, there are also some trails and a beach where on leash dogs are welcome See Details
Pet Friendly Edgewood Park Dog Run
Edgewood Park Dog Run Pets are welcome on-leash throughout this lovely city park, or off-leash in the fenced dog run. Park includes extensive nature trails, playground, and skate park. See Details
East Rock Dog Park East Rock Dog Park is pet-friendly. This fenced-in dog park is on gravel, with a smaller area for little dogs. Trees are planted for shade and there's a bench for humans to relax on. Dogs and people can get some refreshment at the water fountains. The field next to the park is often unused, and people bring their dogs to run around the field, too. See Details
Decor Vintage Market Decor Vintage Market is pet-friendly. This market stocks upcycled furniture and decor. From desks, dressers and buffets, to wreaths, home accessories and custom signs, you'll find plenty of items to peruse with your pooch. They also custom paint furniture, so you can give your current furniture a makeover or adapt items from the floor that you like. Additionally, they stock a great assortment of candles, soaps, pillows, vintage and new jewelry. Decor Vintage Market is open Wednesday through Friday from 11am to 5pm, Saturday from 11am to 4pm, and Sunday from 11am to 3pm. See Details
Savin Rock West Haven Boardwalk Beautiful two-mile boardwalk along the beach in West Haven. Leashed dogs are welcome on the boardwalk, but not on the beaches. See Details
Southbury Dog Park The property is located off of Roxbury Road (Route 67) across from the Red Horse Stables. The entrance is through the O & G Industries' entrance, on the right a short distance in. Owners can bring their dogs to enjoy the company of other dogs, to play a game of fetch, or go for a dip in the stream. It is an off-leash area for dogs, but it's not completely fenced in. Call (203) 262-0633 for more info. See Details
Housatonic Rail-Trail - Trumbull (Pequannock Valley Greenway) The Housatonic Rail-Trail - Trumbull (Pequannock Valley Greenway) 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 Trumbull! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Housatonic Rail-Trail - Trumbull (Pequannock Valley Greenway). 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
Timberlands A wonderful place to enjoy a hike, rock cropings, Mountain Laurel, ferns, pine groves, and some peace and quiet. The trails are mostly level with a few steep grades. There is also a wonderful stream and a lake for the dogs to swim in. See Details
Cheshire Dog Park 2 Acres of fenced in space to let your dog run free off leash. We have agility equipment, plenty of waste systems to pick up after your dog and garbage receptacles. There is a small dog area and an all dog area, We have benches about to be installed, water is on our list as we are looking into a drinking fountain for dogs (only) and even a gazebo. We have plenty of parking, come visit if you are in town! See Details
Branford Dog Park Locals rave about this clean, well-maintained dog park. The park is fully fenced with grass and drinking water. See Details
Kettletown State Park Pets on a leash are permitted in the picnic areas and hiking trails at this 605 acre state park. Pets are not allowed on the beach or in the campground. See Details
Trumbull Dog Park at Indian Ledge Park Trumbull natives love to bring their pets to play at this fully fenced off-leash dog park. Resident parking sticker required, and make sure to bring water. See Details
Young's Pond Your pet will go wild for a chance to run and play off-leash in the fenced dog park at this lovely Branford park. See Details
Branford Supply Pond A refuge for hikers, meanderers, bikers, runners, nature enthusiasts, historians and four-legged friends, the Branford Supply Pond sprawls over 350 acres. See Details
Shelton Dog Park Fenced-in park with separate area for small dogs, landscape with minor obstacles and large rocks for dogs to play on, benches for the humans to sit on, shade trees, and plenty of parking. See Details
Southington Dog Park This clean, friendly off-leash dog park is a great place for your pet to play. The park is fully fenced with a separate small dog area and benches. Children under 12 not allowed. See Details
Clatter Valley Park Pets are welcome to join you on-leash at this beautiful, spacious park. There is even a little river for your pet to play in. See Details
Hamden Dog Run at Bassett Park Pets love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for small pets, picnic tables, benches, trails, and trees for shade. See Details
Larkin State Park Trail The Larkin State Park 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 Southbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Larkin State Park 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
Naugatuck Dog Park This 3-acre fenced-in park allows dogs to play off leash and features separate areas for large and small pups. See Details
Southford Falls This family-friendly park has a waterfall, an open area with picnic tables, a few trails in the woods, a small covered bridge, and a lake for fishing. See Details
Branford Trolley Trail The Branford Trolley 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 Branford! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Branford Trolley 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
Eisenhower Park Eisenhower Park has nature trails, a pond, a dog run, as well as many other family friendly recreational activities. See Details
Rockland Preserve Located in North Madison, Rockland Preserve is an area of rounded, rocky hills, steep gray cliffs, ledges, and lovely wooded areas. Long abandoned ancient roads offer easy access for the walker and hiker. Dogs welcome on leash. See Details