Dog Friendly Activities in New Milford, CT

There are 5 dog friendly activities in New Milford, and 57 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 Milford.

Pet Friendly New Milford (Candlewoof) Dog Park
New Milford (Candlewoof) Dog Park The New Milford Dog Park is a lovely fenced in park, nestled in the southwest corner of Petibone's Elementary school field. The park area has two separate fenced-in areas, one for small dogs, and the other for larger breeds. An agility course can be found in the large dog section as well. Both areas are equipped with free waste bags. See Details
Pet Friendly Clatter Valley Park
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
Lovers Leap State Park Pets on a maximum seven foot leash are permitted. 140 acre park divided by the scenic Housatonic River with magnificent views &hiking trails. See Details
Addis Park Pets are welcome on-leash at this lovely public park with a picnic area and boat launch on the river. Visitors who do not reside in New Milford must obtain a permit and parking sticker from the Parks and Recreation Office, which is located at the John Pettibone Community Center. See Details
Baldwin Park Great park behind our local middle school. Big open fields. Nice clear paths in the back as well as wooded trails and a stream. Not necessarily a dog park but very friendly. Dogs can go off leash. See Details
Dover Stone Church An ancient "cathedral shaped" cavern on a brook, Dover Stone Church is dog-friendly! Dogs must be leashed during their trek to the historic attraction. The area features a Gothic formation of stones, a "pulpit" rock ledge, a brook, which flows through the cavern, and a small meadow with three spring-fed ponds. Dover Stone Church is open from dawn to dusk, weather permitting. Dog owners can check out its official website for information on free local parking and rules and regulations. See Details
Kent Falls State Park Kent Falls State Park is dog-friendly. You can bring Fido with you and walk the quarter mile hiking trail that leads to the stunning 250-foot waterfalls. Kent Falls State Park is open from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Black Hog Brewery Black Hog Brewery in Oxford, CT is a dog-friendly bar that focuses on local agriculture when creating their unique, craft beers. At any time, you can choose from more than 10 seasonally rotating beers on tap. Black Hog Brewery doesn't offer a food menu, but often hosts food trucks on the weekends. See Details
Rocky Point State Park Rocky Point State Park is a dog-friendly park located in Warwick, RI. What is now a passive park used to be home to a ferry pier along with popular rides and attractions. You and Fido can walk around this nostalgic area, but pets must remain on a leash. See Details
Paproski’s Pumpkin Patch at Castle Hill Farm Unfortunately, Paproski’s Pumpkin Patch at Castle Hill Farm is currently not pet-friendly due to Covid-19 restrictions. See Details
Southbury Dog Park Southbury Dog Park is a 14-acre, off-leash dog park that welcomes all people and dogs. The entrance is through the O & G Industries' entrance and is on the company's land. It has a fenced-in small-dog area, a huge open field, a beautiful and accessible river, two wooded trails, tables and benches, and plenty of poopy bags. 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. Open daily from dawn to dusk. See Details
Mountain Lakes Park Trail Mountain Lakes Park Trail is an easy, 5.15 mile hike in Mountain Lakes Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This gentle trail will give you the opportunity to hike around Westchester County?s highest peak, that stands 982 feet tall. Explore forests and take a break in any or all of the gorgeous four lakes. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Collis P. Huntington State Park Collis P. Huntington State Park is a perfectly tranquil setting in which you can enjoy hiking, canoeing, and pond fishing in five ponds with your pup. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times. See Details
Tarrywile Park Pets are welcome on-leash at this scenic park with plenty of parking, hiking trails, and a pond. See Details
New Fairfield Dog Park This fenced-in park offers separate play areas for small and large dogs. See Details
Above All State Park This 31-acre park has plenty of natural and man-made sites to explore including the remains of a Cold War Bunker. Just keep Fido on a leash while you enjoy this park. See Details
Steep Rock Preserve Steep Rock Preserve is pet-friendly. This 998-acre Steep Rock Preserve offers hiking trails which follow the river banks and provide access into the hillsides above. Dogs are allowed on the trails at this nature preserve, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. 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
Bear Mountain Reservation Pets may join you off-leash on the hiking trails of this beautiful wooded reservation with lovely views of Candlewood Lake. See Details
Housatonic Valley Rail-Trail - Monroe The Housatonic Valley Rail-Trail - Monroe 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 Monroe! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Housatonic Valley Rail-Trail - Monroe. 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
Richter Park Take your dog for an on-leash hike up one of the two climbing trails in this Danbury public park. See Details
Meckauer Park Dogs are welcome on-leash at this busy public park with well-marked paths, nature trails and play areas. Waste bags are available. 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
Middlebury Greenway The Middlebury 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 Middlebury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Middlebury 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