Dog Friendly Activities in Ocean Township, NJ

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Ocean Township, and 43 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 Ocean Township.

Pet Friendly Hot Sand Glass Studio
Hot Sand Glass Studio Hot Sand Glass Studio is New Jersey's first pet-friendly public glass studio. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy a glass blowing lesson, one of the dog parties on the weekends, and even some walk-in dog art. If you can't hang around too long in-store, you can grab a Hot Paws Kit to use at home. This do-it-yourself glass kit provides you with an impression of your pooches' paw that can easily be rendered at home, giving you a lasting memory of your beloved canine companion. Hot Sand Glass Studio is open Thursday from 12pm to 7pm, Friday from 12pm to 9pm, Saturday from 10am to 9pm, Sunday from 10am to 7pm, and Monday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Pet Friendly 8th Avenue Dog Beach
8th Avenue Dog Beach 8th Avenue Dog Beach is pet-friendly. If your hound was born to run, plan an off-leash romp at the 8th Avenue Dog Beach in Asbury Park. After a game of fetch or Frisbee, jump in the water with your pooch for a refreshing swim. Dogs are always allowed on the beach between mid-September and mid-May. If you are visiting in summer, schedule an early morning or late evening visit, as dogs are not permitted between 8:30 am and 6:00 pm. See Details
Asbury Park Photo Tour 'Asbury Park Photo Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Noelle. Create some lasting memories with your pooch at this photoshoot along the boardwalk seasonally. Your host will capture photos of you at the historic landmarks and art installations. At the end of the tour, your host will send you a link to access your photos. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 5 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $65 per person. See Details
Sandy Hook/Gateway National Park Sandy Hook/Gateway National Park is pet-friendly between certain dates. Dogs are not permitted on ocean-side beaches at Sandy Hook Unit from March 15 through Labor Day due to piping plover season. Pets are permitted on bay-side beaches at Plum Island and Horseshoe Cove throughout the year, but must always be on a leash. Dog owners must carry out all trash, and make preparations for carrying out dog waste. Parking is $20 in the summer season from Memorial Day to Labor Day. See Details
Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area is the last undeveloped tract on the Manasquan Inlet. The 55-acre site is a great place to fish, walk on the beach, or go sunbathing. Dogs are welcome at Eastern section of the beach, but they must be leashed at all times to preserve the delicate coastal habitat. The Western section of the beach has been designated "dog free." See Details
Sandy Hook This lovely beach is a great place for a daytrip, and pets are allowed on-leash on the bay side all year round. Unfortunately, dogs are only allowed on the beach during the off-season starting on September 15. See Details
Wonder Bar Yappy Hour Yappy Hour is when the Wonder Bar plays host to furry friends! With plenty of fenced-­in outdoor space, dogs can meet new friends, get some exercise, or just chill by the water bowl, while their humans do some socializing of their own. Dogs must be neutered and have current rabies tag or dog license. Choke, prong and spike collars are not permitted. The Yappy Hour deck is for customers 21 and over. Yappy Hour times are Monday from 4pm to 7pm (small dogs only), Thursday and Friday from 4pm to 7pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. There is a charge of $5 per person each day. See Details
Bay Head Beach After Labor Day, leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you enjoy this beautiful beach. Dogs are restricted in the summer. See Details
Wolf Hill Dog Park - Oceanport NJ Wolf Hill is home to one of two Off-Leash Dog Areas operated by the Monmouth County Park System. This 4-acre area combines an area for dogs of all sizes as well as an area for smaller dogs weighing 35 lbs or less. Dog waste bags and garbage cans can be found in both dog areas, and there are portable toilets near the parking lot. There is no water source available at the site for dogs and owners, so you have to bring your own water bottles or jugs. See Details
Ocean County Dog Parks Spacious 4-acre fenced area with separate sections for large and small dogs. Permit is required before entering. The Ocean County Dog Park is open from 8am to 5pm. There is an annual fee of $5 per dog. See Details
Manasquan Reservoir Pets are welcome on leashes on the trails. Rent a kayak, go fishing, or just take your pet along the circuit of the beautiful lake. See Details
Wells Mills County Park Wells Mills County Park has many beautiful trails to walk with your dog. Bring Fido for a pawesome adventure through the New Jersey Pines. See Details
Wolfe's Pond Park This public park includes a special area and walking trail for dogs and hosts loads of dog-related events, including agility trials. The dog run is located to left of Cornelia Avenue. See Details
Bay Shore Water Front Park Bring your pet for a scenic stroll at this lovely waterfront park. They're welcome if on-leash. See Details
Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway The Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway 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 Manasquan! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway. 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
Freehold and Jamesburg Railroad Trail The Freehold and Jamesburg Railroad 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 Farmingdale! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Freehold and Jamesburg Railroad 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
The Hungry Puppy Dog Park The Hungry Puppy, a pet food and supply retailer at 1288 Route 33, Howell, opened its Puppy Park, a safe environment where pet owners can being their dogs to socialize. The Hungry Puppy Park is a free park and is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Sundays. For information on the park and its events, call 732-938-4470. See Details
Howell Bark Park Fenced in, 2 sections, lots of trees, plenty of benches, trash cans and clean up bags. See Details
Marlboro Dog Park at Municipal Complex Pets will love to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park near the municipal complex. See Details
Wolf Hill Recreation Area Wolf Hill is home to one of two off-leash dog areas operated by the Monmouth County Park System. This 4-acre area combines an area for dogs of all sizes as well as an area for dogs weighing 35 lbs or less. Dog waste bags and garbage cans can be found in both dog areas, and there are portable toilets near the parking lot. At present, there is no water source available at the site for dogs and humans. See Details
Turkey Swamp Park This woodsy park is fully of easy-to-navigate trails for you and your on-leash pet to explore. Be careful as it does get muddy. See Details
Anthropologie A eclectic women's clothing store that also includes unique household items. Dogs welcome on a leash. See Details
Dorbrook Recreation Area You'll love strolling down the easy, paved pathways of this lovely recreation area, where your pet is welcome to join you on-leash. See Details
Thompson Park Fenced-in dog area located within this fabulous park. Areas are separated into small dogs and large dogs. Paved walking trails for owners and their animals too! See Details