Dog Friendly Activities in Newport, RI

There are 18 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 Cliff Walk
Cliff Walk The Cliff Walk in Newport, RI, is a dog-friendly public trail with beautiful views of the Newport shoreline and historic Newport. The path is roughly 3.5 miles in length and is a great way to see the area's landscape. Leashed dogs are allowed on the trail as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Pet Friendly Brenton Point State Park
Brenton Point State Park Dog-friendly Brenton Point State Park in Newport, RI, offers visitors expansive views of the bay and ocean, picnic tables, walking trails, and gardens. Dogs are welcome to join their humans but must always be leashed. See Details
Sea Newport Sea Newport offers dog-friendly cruises in Newport, RI. Fido is welcome to join you for a relaxing ride on the water ranging from 1.5 hours long to an entire day. You and your pup can enjoy a private cruise for up to 6 people, and dogs do not count towards the 6 person maximum. See Details
Fort Adams State Park Fort Adams State Park is a sizeable pet-friendly recreation site in Newport, RI. The park includes acres of open space, a beach, a two-mile walking path, picnic areas, boat launches, public sailing docks and sometimes holds special events. See Details
Antique Yacht Collection For a view of Newport, RI, from the sea, set sail with Fido on a private boat charter with Antique Yacht Collection. Take a dog-friendly morning mimosa cruise, an evening sunset sail or a half or full-day charter. They specialize in two-hour, four-hour, and full-day private boat charters for up to six people. Bring your pup (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 Classic Yacht Co Newport Classic Yacht Co offers private boat tours and yacht charters in Newport Harbor and around Narragansett Bay in Newport, RI. Their pet-friendly yacht, Temma, provides a true Rhode Island yachting experience for up to six guests. Cruises are offered from 90 minutes to full days, and water bowls and treats are provided to four-legged guests. See Details
Dog Park at Vernon Park Bring Fido to blow off some steam at the dog park at Vernon Park in Newport, RI. This partially-gated pup recreation area features tons of space for your dog to run and play. There are also waste bags and trash cans at the entrance. Please note the park isn't fully fenced, so owners are advised to use the space with caution. The dog park is housed in an old baseball field and is located across from the tennis courts. See Details
King Park Bring Fido to visit the pet-friendly King Park in Newport, RI, and play alongside the harbor. Located at the south end of Newport Harbor, this recreation area 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. See Details
Newport Dog Park Newport Dog Park is a great place to bring Fido to play with his pet companions! This fenced-in recreation space in Newport, RI features half an acre of land for pups to explore and exercise off-leash. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own toys and water. See Details
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 $60 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
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 Viewpoint 'See Newport From a Mariners Viewpoint' 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 2 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 $85 per person. See Details
Battery Park Battery Park is a semi-fenced recreation area overlooking the harbor and bridge in the Point District neighborhood of Newport, RI. This dog-friendly park is a great place to go for a stroll with Fido because of the beach access, mutt-mitts and doggie water fountain. See Details
Newport Boat Ride Newport Boat Ride is a dog-friendly attraction in Newport, RI. This boat rental company offers private tours of the harbor for up to 22 people. They love animals and are happy for you to bring your pup (or several); there is no limit to the number or size of dogs. They allow customers to design their own perfect cruise, with the opportunity to bring booze or buy drinks and snack packages through the company. See Details
Fort Adams Bay Walk Fort Adams Bay Walk is a dog-friendly trail located inside Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI. Fido can tag along for this scenic walk, but dogs must be kept on a leash. Fort Adams Bay Walk runs along Narragansett Bay, Newport Harbor and Brenton Cove. Visitors can view multiple lighthouses and the famous Goat Island. See Details
Kings Park Beach Bring Fido along the dog-friendly paved pathway alongside Kings Park Beach in Newport, RI. This short waterfront path connects Kings Park with West Wind Marina and provides an opportunity to take Fido on a peaceful stroll with views of Newport Harbor. 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
Rail Explorers Rail Explorers Portsmouth, RI, is pet friendly. This year-round outdoor adventure attraction features pedal-powered rail bikes that welcome four-legged riders. Before booking, please be aware they may not be suitable for every pup due to noise and vibration from the rails. There is a limit of one dog per rail bike under 40 lbs, so Fido can sit comfortably and not be in danger of being struck by the pedals or pinched by chains. See Details
Compass Rose Beach The dog-friendly Compass Rose Beach is one of four public shores in the North Kingston, RI area that welcomes Fido. Leashed dogs may accompany their owners onto the sandy beach, where picnic benches are dotted alongside the nearby parking lot. See Details