Dog Friendly Activities in Ocean View, DE

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Ocean View, and 35 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 View.

Pet Friendly James Farm Ecological Preserve
James Farm Ecological Preserve James Farm Ecological Preserve is a pet-friendly attraction in Ocean View, DE. This local ecological preserve is home to hiking trails and a beach on the bay. Bring your pooch along on a leash, as long as they are well-behaved and all mess is cleaned up after. See Details
Pet Friendly Assawoman Canal Trailhead
Assawoman Canal Trailhead Assawoman Canal Trail is a 2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ocean View, DE. The path is mostly flat and well-marked and is accessible year-round. Dogs are welcome on the trail but must be kept on a leash. See Details
Assateague National Seashore Dogs are allowed on the beach along the Maryland portion of Assateague National Seashore in Berlin, but are not permitted on the nature trails or anywhere within the Virginia portion of Assateague Island. Dogs must be on a six-foot leash at all times. See Details
Fenwick Island State Park Fenwick Island State Park in Delaware has a nice, uncrowded beach for most of the year. The area offers three miles of ocean beaches along with access to the Little Assawoman Bay. The park is home to a World War II-era fire control tower that helped protect the coastline. Boundary markers for areas open or closed to pets will typically be designated by signs posted at the seaward toe of the dune. To access beaches open to pets, use the pedestrian crossings located at designated parking areas. See Details
Ocean City Fishing Pier Dogs can join you as you fish from Ocean City Fishing Pier in Maryland. Visit and fish the only dog-friendly pier in Ocean City that extends into the Atlantic Ocean. They are located on and over the beach and easily accessible from the Inlet Parking Lot. There is a fee to enter and a separate fee for fishing. See Details
Viking Golf Small, leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for a game of mini-golf at Viking Golf on Fenwick Island. While pets are not allowed at the go-kart track or the waterpark on the property, they are welcome on the 19-hole miniature golf course. The course is themed after a battle between Vikings and a two-headed dragon in mythological Scandinavia. Dog owners can spot trolls and read up on facts about Viking history as they stroll the grounds. Large dogs are not allowed on the course. Viking Golf is open daily, weather permitting. See Details
Seaside Country Store Seaside Country Store is an unusual, dog-friendly store on the shore of Fenwick Island, and invites you and your pooch inside to peruse the aisles of oddities, souvenirs, gifts and more. For nearly 50 years, the store has delighted visitors from all over the country. While the store holds to its antique originality, it has become a truly unique shopping experience. From the gourmet food lines and classic candies to women’s wear and home décor, there's something for everyone here. See Details
Island Watersports Island Watersports in Fenwick Island has everything you need for the water. Rent a dog-friendly kayak, paddleboard or pontoon boat for a fun day on the water with Fido. Along with boat parts and accessories, they also carry bait and tackle for fishing. See Details
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Bring Fido along for the fun as you visit the dog-friendly Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton. Your friendly, leashed pup is welcome to join you in the tasting room and store as you discover must-have Dogfish Head products. There is even a food truck serving up brats, chowder, and hop pickles during tasting room hours. You can also tour the brewery, your dog will have to hang out with a human in the tasting room while you take your 30-minute tour. If you are hoping to take a tour, it's best to reserve your tickets in advance during the summer season because walk-ins are only welcome if there are available spaces on a tour. See Details
Ocean City Beach Ocean City Beach in Maryland is pet-friendly. Dogs are only allowed on the beach and boardwalk between October 1st and April 30th. Any handler or owner of a dog must remove any waste deposited on public or private property not owned by the handler or owner in possession of said dog. Also, dogs must be kept on a leash when being walked in and around Ocean City. See Details
Broadkill Beach Broadkill Beach is pet-friendly. Dogs must be leashed unless extremely well trained in voice command. Owners must respect other beach-goers and must clean up after their dog and dispose of the waste properly. The general rule is that from May 1-September 30 dogs are not allowed on beaches and boardwalks. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Salty Paws Bethany Beach Salty Paws Bethany Beach in Bethany Beach, DE, serve dog-approved ice cream, cookies and treats to four-legged customers. Treat your best friend to a delicious scoop of lactose-free ice cream in Maple Bacon, Vanilla, Pumpkin, or Blueberry & Peanut Butter flavors. The doggie bakery offers a perfect selection of irresistible doughnuts, cookies and cake mixes for every pooch. See Details
Cape Henlopen State Park Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes has many year-round hiking and biking opportunities, and allows leashed dogs on the beach in the summer season. Pets are allowed in the seashore park/beaches all day without limitation of time of day (six miles of dog-friendly fun). Dogs are not permitted on the boardwalk, ocean beach, or any swimming areas designated by the Parks Division as not allowing dogs from May 1 to September 30. See Details
Salty Paws Salty Paws Ice Cream and Bakery is dog-friendly. This flagship franchise store creates unique ice cream treats and baked goods designed specifically for canines. It's a doggy ice cream parlor, perfect for cooling down and refreshing after a hot day on the beach. Their delicious treats range from dog biscuits to a variety of different ice cream flavors. Salty Paws is open Friday through Monday from 10am to 6pm. See Details
Millsboro Dog Park Millsboro Dog Park in Millsboro, DE is pet-friendly. This great fenced in area for Fido to run and stay clean. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind. See Details
Cape May Lewes Ferry The Cape May Lewes Ferry operates throughout the year, and Fido is welcome to ride for no charge. Dogs are not permitted in the food court areas, but are welcome throughout the rest of the vessel. Ferry terminals on both sides of the bay are also pet-friendly. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times and clean up after him. See Details
Northside Park North Side Park is a beautiful park in Ocean City, MD, with dog-friendly walking trails throughout the park. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
P.U.P.S. of Lewes This "Pawsitively Unique Pet Shop" is right in the heart of the historic town of Lewes. The shop specializes in all natural treats, beautiful collars and leashes, doggie apparel, lots of doggie and cat toys, and many lovely gift items. See Details
Windmill Creek Vineyard & Winery Bring Fido to enjoy a wine tasting and bring your own picnic to enjoy some solitude in the outdoor seating area overlooking the meadow of wildflowers under a canopy of giant mulberry trees. See Details
Costa Ventosa Dogs are welcome at the East Coast's fun-spirited winery and farm craft brewery. Bring a picnic or order a charcuterie board to enjoy on the patio with your pup. See Details
Dewey Beach In Dewey Beach, Delaware, dogs are allowed on the beach before 9:30 am and after 5:30 pm during the summer (mid-May through mid-September). Dogs are allowed on the beach at all times during the day from mid-September to mid-May. You must clean up after your dog at all times, and all dogs must have a Dewey Beach dog license that can be obtained from Town Hall located at 105 Rodney Ave. See Details
Ayers Creek Adventures Ayers Creek Adventures in Berlin, MD, is a dog-friendly, family-owned and operated kayak, canoe, SUP, and eco tour outfitter. They are located just minutes from Ocean City MD, Assateague Island National Seashore, and historic downtown. Dogs are welcome to paddle with their owners in a kayak, canoe or SUP. See Details
Delaware Seashore State Park Experience a day of fun in the sun at Delaware Seashore State Park where your pup is welcome to join you on the sand and in the surf during select times of the year. From May 1 to September 30, dogs are not permitted on any swimming or sunbathing beach (areas with lifeguards), but are permitted on non-guarded beaches. From October 1 to April 30, dogs are permitted on all beaches. Dogs must always be leashed while in the park throughout the year. See Details
Ocean City Dog Playground Ocean City has one dog playground divided into two sections. There is a small dog area for dogs 28 pounds and under, and a large dog area for over 28 pounds. Applications and passes may be obtained between 8:30am-5pm from the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department front desk, located at 200 125th, Ocean City, Md 21842, Monday – Friday with the exception of legal municipal holidays. Access cards will allow you to gain entry to the appropriate dog area during the scheduled hours of operation.

Prices:
Ocean City Resident Annual Pass - $50 ($5 for each additional dog)
Non-Resident Annual Pass - $100 ($5 for each additional dog)
Ocean City Resident Half Year Pass - $30.00 (After July 1st)
Non-Resident Half Year Pass - $60.00 (after July 1st)
Seven Day Access Pass - $15.00

After payment, purchasers are provided an access card that provides access to the playground. If the card is returned at the end of the payment period, $5 is refunded.
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