Dog Friendly Activities in Newport, RI

There are 14 dog friendly activities in Newport. 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 Newport.

Pet Friendly Newport Dog Park
Newport Dog Park Your pet will love the chance to run and play off-leash at this securely fenced dog park. See Details
Pet Friendly Newport's Hidden History
Newport's Hidden History 'Newport's Hidden History' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by John. You and your pup will go on a historical journey through different Newport landmarks. Hear about pirates, Benedict Arnold, tunnels, revolutions and more! The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Create a Marine Botanical with Seaweed 'Create a Marine Botanical with Seaweed' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mary. Contact host prior to booking about bringing Fido along. Your pooch will sit beside you at this workshop where you will learn about and get to experience seaweed pressing. Your host will provide all materials including trays of seaweed, rag paper, blotter paper, towels, nylon cloth, cardboard and weights. Small tools, such as tweezers, scissors, toothpicks and soft bristle brushes are also provided. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $65 per person. See Details
Cliff Walk The Cliff Walk in Newport is pet-friendly. Hop on this public trail with beautiful views of the Newport shoreline and historic Newport. The trail is roughly 3.5 miles in length and is a great way to see the landscape of the area. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Fort Adams State Park Large state park with acres of open space, a beach, 2-mile walking path, picnic areas, boat launches, public sailing docks, and special events. See Details
Learn to Scrimshaw from a Master 'Learn to Scrimshaw from a Master' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Brian. One pooch is welcome to join you with prior approval to this class where you will learn the history of the art of scrimshaw and create your own piece. Your host will show you examples of materials such as whale teeth and woolly mammoth ivory. You will then be taught how to sand, polish, and engrave an antique piano key ivory. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $98 per person. See Details
See Newport From a Mariners View 'See Newport From a Mariners View' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Charles. Tour Newport and see docks around the area, sights around Rhode Island's coastline and more. Small leashed dogs are welcome on board with prior approval from the captain of the ship. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 21 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
Newport Tour & Guide Newport Tour & Guide offers private driving tours for independent visitors to Newport RI. We cater to small groups of 1 to 5 and offer an experience that is both relaxing and informative. Our tour company has spacious pet-friendly vehicles along with a consciousness staff who will watch your pet outside while you explore some of the indoor attractions. Some offerings include the Queen of Resorts tour, Colonial Newport, Beach-Roses and Ballrooms, and Customized tours. Pick-up and drop-off services are included. We are open daily from 8 am until 7 pm. Dogs of all sizes are allowed for no additional fee . Don't leave Fido behind! See Details
Antique Yacht Collection For a view of Newport from the sea, set sail with Fido on a private boat charter with Antique Yacht Collection. Take a morning mimosa cruise, an evening sunset sail or a half- or full-day charter. The Antique Yacht Collection specializes in two hour, four hour, and full day private boat charter for up to six people. Bring your pooch (or several); there is no limit to the number or size of dogs, and they can even stop and let them jump in the water. See Details
Newport's History of Cocktails 'Newport's History of Cocktails' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by John. Learn about the history of Newport through colorful glasses full of delicious drinks. Leashed dogs are welcome. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Battery Park Semi-fenced park overlooking the harbor and bridge with beach access. Provide mutt-mits and a doggie water fountain. See Details
Brenton Point State Park Brenton Point State Park offers visitors expansive views of the bay and the ocean along with picnic tables, walking trails, and gardens. Dogs are welcome to join their humans, but must be leashed at all times. See Details
King Park Bring Fido to King Park to play alongside the harbor. Located at the south end of Newport Harbor, King Park features a boat ramp, roughly a quarter mile of grass and trees, park benches, a picturesque gazebo, a picnic area, small beaches and more. Dogs must be leashed during their visit to King Park. See Details
Newport Boat Ride Newport Boat Ride is a dog-friendly attraction on Rhode Island. Offering visitors to Newport 1hr 45min private boat tours of the harbor for 21 people, it's an ideal way to see the area with your dog. They offer a tiered price system, so you don't need to find 21 people to get on the waters with your pooch. Newport Boat Ride allows customers to design their own perfect cruise, like the opportunity to bring booze or buy drink and snack packages through the company instead. See Details
Compass Rose Beach Dogs welcome ON-leash. Picnic area adjacent to beach See Details
Sachuest Beach Sachuest Point Town Beaches are pet-friendly with restrictions. During peak season, which is Memorial Day to Labor Day, you can take leashed dogs to the beach from 5:00am to 7:45am. During off season, you can take them any time. The Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge sections are not pet-friendly, in order to preserve the local animal populations. See Details
Horseneck Beach Pet owners flock to this beautiful beach during the off-season from October to March, when leashed dogs are welcome to join them. Dogs are not allowed from the beginning of April until the end of September. See Details
South Kingstown Dog Park Two fenced-in areas for small (under 30 lbs.) and large (over 30 lbs.)dogs. Grassy areas and trees for shade. See Details
Warwick City Dog Park Separate fenced areas for small and large dogs. Enter at Asylum road entrance and just follow the road. It will be on your right around the curve after you go over the 4th speed bump. See Details
Barrington Dog Park at Haines Park Pets are welcome to play off-leash at this large, fenced dog run with waste bags and drinking water. No separate small dog area. See Details
Block Island Beaches Of all the beaches down Corn Neck Road, the only one that did not allow dogs was the Fred Benson Town Beach, which is where the changing rooms, showers and concessions are. All other beaches allow leashed dogs, and are an easy walk from the Town Beach -- in fact, all the beaches are connected! This allows for a lot of options. Watch for signs, as when protected bird species are mating beach access may be limited for both dogs and humans. See Details
John H. Chafee Nature Preserve Dog friendly hiking trails to a beach. Seasonal seal watching. See Details
Goddard Memorial State Park Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island’s most popular Metropolitan Park. The park offers a beautiful natural environment with spacious lawns, fields, and forested areas with a variety of trees from all over the world, including 62 deciduous and 19 evergreen species. Visitors can make use of a nine hole golf course, an equestrian show area, 18 miles of bridle trails, 355 picnic tables, 11 game fields, and a performing arts center for weddings, concerts, picnics and special events. Leashed dogs are welcome on most trails. See Details
The Container Store This organization-heaven is very pet friendly. I routinely take my 50 lb here while walking around the plaza. See Details