Dog Friendly Activities in Ocean City, MD

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Ocean City, and 15 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 with walking trails throughout the park. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Pet Friendly Ocean City Dog Playground
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. See Details
Ocean City Beach Ocean City Beach is pet-friendly. Dogs are only allowed on the beach and boardwalk between October 1 and April 30. 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 Fishing Pier Dogs can join you as you fish from this pier. Visit and fish the only pier in Ocean City that extends into the Atlantic Ocean. We are located on and over the beach and easily accessible from the Inlet Parking Lot. Fees are $1 per person and $8 for fishing. See Details
Assateague National Seashore Dogs are allowed on the beach along the Maryland portion of Assateague National Seashore, 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 has a nice, uncrowded beach for most of the year. For rules and regulations, please call (302) 227-2800. Fenwick Island State Park is located on Route 1, north of Fenwick Island. 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
Bethany Beach Your pet is welcome to join you from September 30 to May 15 on-leash at this beautiful beach. See Details
Ayers Creek Adventures Family owned and operated kayak, canoe, SUP, and eco tour outfitter. Located just minutes from Ocean City MD, Assateague Island National Seashore, and historic downtown Berlin, MD. Dogs welcome to paddle with their owners in a kayak, canoe or SUP. See Details
James Farm Ecological Preserve James Farm Ecological Preserve is pet-friendly. 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
Viking Golf Small, leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for a game of mini-golf at Viking Golf. 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 at 9am daily, weather permitting. 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
Millsboro Dog Park Millsboro Dog Park 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
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
Seaside Country Store Seaside Country Store is pet-friendly. The most unusual store on the shore invites you and your pooch inside to peruse the aisles of oddities, souvenirs, gifts and more. For nearly 50 years, the Seaside Country Store in Fenwick Island, Delaware has delighted visitors from all over the country. While the store holds to its antique originality, the Seaside Country Store 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. They are open Friday from 10am to 5pm, Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. See Details
Island Watersports Island Watersports is pet-friendly. Delaware and Maryland's premier waterfront marina has everything you need for the water, including boats and personal watercraft rentals. You also won't want to miss out on the large selection of paddle boards, wake boards, surf boards, towables, and tubes. Along with boat parts and accessories, they also carry bait and tackle for fishing. They are open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 3pm. 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
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