Dog Friendly Activities in North Stonington, CT

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in North Stonington, and 39 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 Stonington.

Pet Friendly Jonathan Edwards Winery
Jonathan Edwards Winery Beautiful winery. Outdoor tasting area where dogs are welcome. Bring snacks our buy some there with a bottle of wine and enjoy the day with your dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Olde Mistick Village
Olde Mistick Village Bring Fido for a stroll around Olde Mistick Village. The Olde Mistick Village is an outdoor shopping and dining destination designed to resemble a New England-style village of yesteryear. Both two and four-legged guests are welcome to spend a day roaming around the duck pond and along the walkways. Pets must be leashed during their visit and are not allowed in every store, so owners will need to inquire within before bringing Fido inside. The Olde Mistick Village is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Mystic Seaport Walk the grounds of the pet-friendly Mystic Seaport, CT, with your leashed pet and explore the museum's shipyard, nineteenth-century village re-creation, and nine gardens or enjoy a stroll along the river. Leashed pets are welcome on the museum grounds, although they are not permitted in any buildings or museum vessels. Rent a rowboat or sailboat to spend an hour exploring the Mystic River in a traditional small craft! Choose one of more than a dozen boats that vary in capacity from 2 to 5 people (plus a dog!). Boathouse staff will set you up with life jackets, oars, and other gear. Pricing for boat rentals vary. See Details
Central Bark Dog Park at Copp Family Park Locals rave about this fenced off-leash dog park with separate small dog area, chairs and tables for owners to relax on, and shade trees. See Details
Barley Head Brewery Barley Head Brewery is a dog-friendly nanobrewery in Mystic, CT, where Fido is welcome to join you for a brew at an outdoor table. They offer four to six varieties of beers in a range of flavors that change each week, and most of their ingredients are sourced locally. You are welcome to bring in take out from a nearby restaurant to enjoy with your beer. The patio has heaters for the cooler months. See Details
Napatree Point Conservation Area Dogs are welcome on the beach at Napatree Point Conservation Area during certain times of the year. They are prohibited from 8am to 6pm, May 2 through Labor Day. The rest of the year they are allowed, on-leash. Dogs are not allowed in roped off areas, as they are home to endangered species. Guests must clean up after Fido during their visit to Napatree. Waste bins are located at the entrance to the beach. See Details
Bluff Point State Park At Bluff Point State Park, you and Fido can enjoy saltwater fishing, boating, hiking, and more. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Harkness Memorial State Park Harkness Memorial State Park is dog-friendly. The centrepiece of this state park is the elegant summer mansion of the Harkness family. The big colourful building and the surrounding gardens, lawns, and trees were made into a state park in 1952 and certain parts of it can be enjoyed by dogs and their owners today. Pets on a leash are permitted in picnic and lawn areas, but are not allowed on the beach or in formal gardens. Harkness Memorial State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Mystic Knotwork Browse and enjoy the American Made nautical knot decorations, the wedding knot and reception gifts, and especially the famous sailor bracelets. Dogs allowed inside on a leash. They even sell knotted, handmade dog toys! See Details
Pawsitive Park For a strictly doggy day, Pawsitive Park offers both large and small dog play areas to accommodate fun seekers of all sizes. A double entrance allows for ease of transition from on leash to off leash. Each play area is equipped with a wading pool for warm weather enjoyment. Water is available on premises to keep the pools clean and filled. Convenient paths have been built around the outside of the property for leash walks and one-on-one time. Busiest hours include weekends and early evenings, so plan visits accordingly, especially for dogs that don’t love huge crowds. Bags are provided at cleanup stations to keep the park tidy. Proof of dog license and rabies vaccination may be required here. Training treats are allowed within the dog area of the park, but human food is not. Limit of three dogs per person. See Details
Holdridge Home & Garden Holdridge Home & Garden is a dog-friendly hardware store in Ledyard, CT. Fido is welcome to join you as you shop for lawn and garden supplies, paint, tools, grills, etc. See Details
Moosup Valley State Park Trail The Moosup Valley 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 Moosup! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Moosup Valley 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
Bozrah Farmers Market Bozrah Farmers Market is pet-friendly, as long as dogs are on a leash and well-behaved. Wander the aisles of vendors and enjoy live music and a bite to eat from the food trucks. With 40 vendors, there's something for everyone. The market runs every Friday from July through October See Details
Charlestown Ninigret Dog Park The Charlestown Ninigret Dog Park consists of a one-acre dog park for Large dogs and a 1/2 acre dog park for smaller breed dogs. The Ninigret Dog park was created and built by dog lovers from Charlestown and beyond. Dog parks feature, large areas with trees, grass, rocks, and the favorite of all doggies, a fire hydrant. Benches and picnic tables make it enjoyable for all. The park has double entry and exit gates, doggie waste bag stations and plenty of parking. See Details
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park Dogs are allowed at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park. This historic site is home to Fort Griswold, which is known for being taken by the British forces in 1781. You can jump on the pet-friendly Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi and head on down to the old fort site. The rolling hills and historic buildings are well worth the trip. The park is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Stenger Farm Dog Park This fun off-leash dog park includes separate areas for large and small dogs. Be sure to bring water, and be aware that shade is limited. See Details
Mystic Yacht Charter Set sail with Fido in a classic yacht from Mystic Yacht Charter in Connecticut. Dog owners are encouraged to sit back, relax and take in the historic sites along the Mystic River. Private cruises are one hour and forty-five minutes and rates start at $350. Booking can be done online, and guests should inform the captain of their intent to bring a dog before planning their outing. See Details
Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi is a dog-friendly attraction in Connecticut. You can hop on the taxi with your pup in your arms or they can walk the plank, oo-arrrr me hearties, safely on and off board instead. Between the hours of 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. the water taxi makes three stops each hour in a continuous hop on-hop off loop beginning and ending at Fort Trumbull. After 7 p.m. the water taxi runs between City Pier, New London and Thames River Landing, Groton every 20 minutes. The area is known for having a colorful and interesting history. The water taxi is seasonal, so give them a call first to make sure they are running when you plan on visiting. See Details
Pachaug State Forest Pachaug State Forest is the largest state forest in Connecticut and it's also pet-friendly. The park covers an epic 24,000 acres across six different towns. This interesting wooded park is covered with old cellar holes and miles of stone fence that show the area was once farmed or pastured. Fido is welcome to join you in the park if they are on a leash and under control. The forest recreation areas are open from sunrise to sunset and the other forest areas are open an hour and a half before sunrise and after sunset. See Details
Pequot Woods Park Pequot Woods Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Groton, CT. Fido can join you on the 3-mile hiking loop, but dogs must be kept under control at all times. Pequot Woods trail winds around boulders, impressive rock formations and a pond. See Details
Hopeville Pond State Park Dogs are welcome at the picnic areas and on the hiking trails at Hopeville Pond State Park. Unfortunately, they are not permitted on the beaches or in the campground. The area was originally popular among early settlers and was home to a number of mills. Over the years, the wooded areas that surround the pond have been added to the ever growing Pachaug State Forest and Hopville Pond became recognized as a great place to hang out and have fun with family and furry friends. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Esker Point Beach Take the whole family for a day on the water at Esker Point Beach, a dog-friendly recreational area located in Groton, CT. The beach area allows dogs off leash, but they must be under voice control. Esker Point Beach features a kayak launch area, volleyball courts, a picnic area and more. Dogs are not permitted during events. See Details
Fishers Island Catch the island ferry in New London, CT. The ferry welcomes dogs on board, with a leash, at no extra charge. Once arriving on the island, visitors can walk to the small village (15 min walk) or head over to dog-friendly South Beach near Elizabeth Airfield. The beach is a bit rocky but dogs can go off-leash. Visitors can spot birds, view beautiful homes or shop at the village green with their dogs. Plenty of spots to tie up your dog and give them shade on the village green while visiting local merchants. Visit Topper's Ice Cream shop and order "the dog bowl" with ice cream named after different dog breeds. Dogs are also welcome to visit the Fishers Island Yacht Club. Best time to go is May to early October. Shops take an afternoon siesta from 1-3 pm. See Details