Dog Friendly Activities in Newark, DE

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Newark. 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 Newark.

Pet Friendly Iron Hill Dog Park
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
Pet Friendly Tri-Valley Trail
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
James F. Hall Trail The James F. Hall 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 James F. Hall 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
White Clay Creek State Park White Clay Creek State Park is a dog-friendly destination in Delaware. There are over 37 miles of trails in this park that you and Fido can explore, including some interesting pathways around Possum Hill and the Judge Morris Estate, which is a building that dates all the way back to 1790. One of the most popular routes to wander is the Pomeroy Rail-Trail. The fee for entrance into this park is $4 for in-state visitors and $8 for out-of-state. White Clay Creek State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Autumn Arch Beer Project Autumn Arch Beer Project is a dog-friendly, local small-batch, and experimental brewery specializing in deep flavor profiles. They produce ales, lagers, and sour beers. Food trucks are sometimes on the premises. Check their website for current schedule. Dogs are welcome inside the taproom. See Details
Midnight Oil Brewing Company Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Midnight Oil Brewing Company. See Details
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
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
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
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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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
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
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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Natural Lands ChesLen Preserve Natural Lands ChesLen Preserve is Coatesville, PA, is a dog-friendly, 1,263-acre private nature preserves featuring sweeping agricultural fields, densely wooded stream corridors, and rare serpentine barrens. There are many points on the property from which visitors can gaze for miles in any direction and see virtually no signs of modern development. In 2010, The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA DCNR) designated portions of ChesLen Preserve—specifically the Unionville Barrens—as a “Pennsylvania Wild Plant Sanctuary.” The program encourages the conservation of natural areas and native plants, and recognizes private landowners who serve as models of good conservation and stewardship of these special resources. Dogs are welcome provided they are on-leash at all times and owners clean up after them. See Details