Dog Friendly Activities in North Salem, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in North Salem, and 72 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 North Salem.

Pet Friendly Mountain Lakes Park Trail
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
Pet Friendly Compo Beach Off-Leash Dog Area
Compo Beach Off-Leash Dog Area Compo Beach Off-Leash Dog Area is located at Compo Beach and Yacht Club in Westport, CT, and welcomes dogs from October 1 through March 30. The off leash section is located south of the brick bathhouses and is clearly marked. Please note that the area is not fenced. Dogs are not permitted on the playground, pavilion, or beach walkways. See Details
Metro North Railroad Metro North Railroad allows small, well-behaved pets on the railroad from CT to NYC if they are in kennels or securely controlled on leashes. Pets shouldn't occupy seats and are subject to approval by the conductor. See Details
Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail is a somewhat easy, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This easily accessible trail is a favorite amongst dogs for its rolling hills, gurgling brooks, and refreshing pond. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Gedney Park Off Leash Dog Area Your pet is welcome to play off-leash on the beautiful trails of this park during designated hours in the morning, but they are always welcome if on-leash. See Details
Rowayton Dog Park This friendly, large, off-leash dog park provides plenty of space for your pet to play. See Details
Barton Orchards Located on Hudson Valley's 175 acre premiere PYO family farm, Barton Orchards is now home to a pet-friendly park. To play in the dog park, pups must be well behaved, and you will need to be able to show proof of immunizations. Additionally, dogs are allowed in the orchard during PYO season; however they do need to be on a leash when walking outside of the the fenced dog park. Dogs are not to be brought inside buildings including The Tap Room, Farm Market or Bakery, which are also located on the farm. Opening hours vary depending on the season. The dog park is open on weekends form 12pm to 6pm from May through July. From July through November, they are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, and weekends from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Rockefeller Preserve Trail Rockefeller Preserve Trail is a somewhat easy, 8.25 mile hike in Rockefeller State Park Preserve that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely preserve offers unspoiled forests, meadows, and wetlands along old carriage road trails to hikers and equestrians. Trail options mean you can tailor this hike to be as long or as short as you desire. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Stamford Dog Park at Courtland Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this new Stamford dog park, which is fully fenced with a separate area for small dogs, benches, and trees. See Details
Winslow Dog Park Located adjacent to the Westport Playhouse, Winslow Park is a large, Westport-owned park in the heart of the town. In addition to walking and biking trails, it has a picnic area, a large off-leash area for dogs, fields, and gardens. The off-leash area is located on the north side of Winslow Park. 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
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture This Pocantico Hills non-profit farm and education center also houses the luxurious Blue Hill Farm restaurant. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a great place to bring the kids and leashed dogs. Tour this New York farm and see barnyard animals including pigs, chickens, and cows. Take a break to enjoy a yummy snack at the Cafe, with dog friendly outdoor seating. After a light lunch, take a a hike at the adjacent Rockefeller State Park Preserve.

Leashed dogs are welcome on the farm, but their owners must keep them away from the pastures, gardens, growing field and greenhouse. Ticketed admission on weekends.

*Must be respectful where your dog uses the bathroom. You don't want Fido peeing on the basil that you are going to be eating for lunch!
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Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Trail Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Trail is a moderately easy, 7.5 mile hike in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation that will take about 2.5 to 4 hours to complete with Fido. You and your pup will enjoy this easy trail with only a couple of moderate climbs. Your dog will delight in the stream crossings and hiking by your side on the wide road, while you take in the scenic vistas and historical points. Please note that dogs must be leashed; dogs not permitted in picnic areas. See Details
Cranbury Park Large Estate (Gallaher Estate) that has an open area in the back of the property for dogs to run off-leash. No fee for residents otherwise $5, which is unusual as most of the parks in NY/CT require you to be a resident and/or pay a fee to enter. Dogs are welcome on the trails that run throughout the property either on or off-leash at the dog owners discretion and ability to control the dog. There are areas of the estate, Great Lawn or near the mansion, playground or pavilion, that are not permitted to have your dog on so be diligent about knowing that as the rules are very strict. There is a park attendant that drives around to make sure you are compliant and he is no-nonsense!. Overall it is a very pleasant place to take your doggie. See Details
Bark Park This well-maintained off-leash dog park is well worth the drive. The park is fully fenced with separate small dog area, running water, agility equipment, and benches. See Details
Doug Phillips Dog Park Doug Phillips Dog Park is a fenced space in Fishkill. Dogs are welcome, as long as they have a permit, which can be obtained from the website link. The park includes water fountains for dogs to rehydrate and benches for owners to rest at. Doug Phillips Dog Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Kitchawan Preserve Trail Kitchawan Preserve Trail is a moderately easy, 4 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike is popular amongst dog owners and the wide trail allows you to hike side by side with your pup through the mature forests. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Sherwood Island State Park Dogs are welcome at Sherwood Island State Park, Connecticut's first state park, in the off season. This public recreation area can be found on the shore of Long Island Sound and offers swimming, fishing, and other activities. The 238 acres of beach, wetlands, and woodlands provides a varied landscape for you and Fido to enjoy. You can bring Fido to the park during the off-season from October 1 to April 14. Pets are not allowed in the park during the summer season from April 15 through September 30. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Canine Commons at Beaver Dam Park Bring your pet to join in the fun off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes separate small dog area and agility equipment. Permit required. 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
Elmsford Dog Park Pets rave about the fun they have at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for small dogs and benches where owners can relax. See Details
Babcock Preserve The Babcock Preserve is open to the public during daylight hours for hiking, walking, jogging,
cross-country skiing, nature study, picnicking and horseback riding on designated trails. The 4.1 mile loop features forested land filled with a wide variety of wildlife. Leashed dogs are welcome.
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Stuart's Fruit Farm Dogs are welcome to join their owners as they pick apples at this family-operated farm located in Westchester County (about an hour outside of New York City) that has been open since 1828. Visit Stuart's Fruit Farm in the Autumn for apple picking, peach picking, and to visit the pumpkin patch. In the winter, come to the farm to cut down a Christmas tree. Flowers and vegetable plants are available for purchase in the spring. Stuart's Farm is open daily from 9am - 6pm. See Details