Dog Friendly Activities in Ocean City, MD

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Ocean City, and 18 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 City.

Pet Friendly Northside Park
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
Pet Friendly Ocean City Fishing Pier
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
Ocean City Beach Pet-friendly Ocean City Beach in Maryland welcomes dogs 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
Isle of Wight Isle of Wight in Maryland is pet-friendly. Most of this scenic island, located in one of Maryland's most beautiful coastal bays, is dedicated to wildlife conservation. Leashed dogs are welcome as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The 200 acres of marsh and forests attract waterfowl and marsh birds. Located in Assawoman Bay, Isle of Wight is sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by the same coastal barrier island that supports Ocean City. See Details
Ocean City Dog Playground Ocean City Dog Playground is a membership-based park in Ocean City, MD. A fee for a daily, weekly, or annual pass is required for both residents and non-residents. Applications and passes may be obtained between 8:30am-5pm on weekdays from the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department front desk, located at 200 125th Street in Ocean City. This pet-friendly park has two fully enclosed sections, each one dedicated to large and small dogs. Fido can enjoy off-leash play with friends and expend some energy by navigating the agility equipment and tunnel. Owners can relax while seated beneath a shaded pavilion. Water is available. 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. Pets are welcome during the winter months, but prohibited from May 1st to September 30th. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bethany Beach Your pet is welcome to join you from September 30 to May 15 on-leash at this beautiful beach. See Details
Holts Landing Holts Landing State Park is dog-friendly. Located around the little bays of Delaware, previously an area where Native Americans harvested seafood and hunted in local woodland, this park became state-owned in 1965 to protect the land and provide a recreation area for local people and visitors from all over. The scenery in the park is surprisingly varied, including beaches, grassy fields, and hardwood forests. You'll find plenty of people and pooches enjoying the picnic, crabbing, and hiking opportunities in the park. The fee for entering the park is $4 for in-state visitors and $8 for out-of-state. Holts Landing State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Assateague Island Surf Shop, Boutique and Cafe Assateague Island Surf Shop, Boutique and Cafe is a dog-friendly one-stop shop offering all the gear you may need for a the beach while providing extensive knowledge of the area and all the best surf spots. Pick up a delicious treat from the full surf cafe which specializes in Laird Hamilton coffee, smoothies and made to order acai bowls, and sandwiches. See Details
Landis Tree Farm Landis Tree Farm is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this farm to help choose the tree for your home this Christmas. Whether you're looking for a huge tree or a smaller pine, you'll find something that fits at this well-stocked farm. They open November 24 at 9am. See Details
Bethany Brewing Company Bethany Brewing Company in Ocean View, DE, welcomes Fido to join you at a picnic table on their outdoor patio while you enjoy their wide selection of beers on tap. Be sure to check out their website for the latest on their upcoming events and live music. Food is available from two convenient restaurants next door, Munchie's South West Grill and Tom & Terry's Seafood Market. See Details