Dog Friendly Activities in Orleans, MA

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Orleans. 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 Orleans.

Pet Friendly Skaket Beach
Skaket Beach Your pet is welcome to join you at this very popular Orleans beach with great sunset views. Pets welcome during the off-season. See Details
Pet Friendly Nauset Beach
Nauset Beach Your pet will love to explore this beautiful Cape Cod beach with rolling sand dunes. They are welcome off-leash during the off-season. See Details
Booksmith Musicsmith We are the largest independently owned book and music emporium on Cape Cod. Come visit us and check out our unique selection of items! Including....

Books, CDs, Vinyl, Movies, Magazines, Local Maps, Newspapers, Dog leashes & other Pet Accessories, Cards, Socks, Journals, Puzzles, Sheet Music, Musical Accessories and much more!

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Cape Cod Rail Trail The Cape Cod Rail 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 Orleans! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cape Cod Rail 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
Sea Howl Bookshop Sea Howl Bookshop is a pet-friendly, independent bookstore in Cape Cod. They offer new and used books, puzzles, stationery, greeting cards and more. Because there is limited space in the store, only one dog is permitted at a time and they ask that customers with dogs wait if the store is already full of customers. See Details
Agway Agway is a dog-friendly farm and garden store in Orleans, MA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you shop for pet supplies, home décor, tools and hardware, garden supplies, and much more. See Details
Crowes Reservation Beach Leashed dogs are welcome from mid September up until Memorial Day. Dogs are not permitted at all during the summer. Take Route 6A in East Dennis to School Street (across from Airline Road, just before the Brewster Town Line), then take the first right onto South Street, and go straight through the stop sign, the cemetery is on the right. See Details
Herring Cove Herring Cove has miles of dog-friendly beaches to offer along the Massachusetts Bay side of Provincetown. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Kalmus Beach Bring your pet with you to this beautiful Cape Cod beach. They're welcome to join you from September 15 to May 15 on or off-leash. See Details
Marconi Beach This stunning beach is known for its massive sand dunes. Your pet is welcome to jion you here as long as they remain on-leash. See Details
Fresh Pond Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this beautiful, shaded dog park. The park is fully fenced with two enclosures, a fresh water swimming area for dogs, and a walking trail through the woods. See Details
Hatches Harbor Trails Hatches Harbor salt marsh is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Miles of bike trails wind their way through a massive salt marsh here between Hatches Harbor and the Provincetown Airport. The trails are a favorite among dog walkers because the sand is well-packed and easy to walk on, and they provide gorgeous views of the harbor and Race Point Lighthouse. If you come during low tide, you can actually walk all of the way to Race Point Lighthouse, but at high tide, you may have to take an ORV road (which is always accessible) back. You'll can access the trails from either Herring Cove Beach or the Province Lands Visitors Center. Dog owners are told to keep an eye out for certain trails restricting dogs and to call ahead during the summer months to ensure that there are no closures due to bird season. See Details
Race Point Beach Race Point Beach is pet-friendly. Located on the Atlantic Ocean side of Provincetown, Race Point beach is dog-friendly during the offseason from September 15th to May 15th. Dogs must be leashed at all times and owners should double-check to see if the area is open to dogs during nesting season. See Details
Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown Whale Watch Watch for whales with your pup in comfort aboard one of the Dolphin Fleet vessels. Enjoy the 3-4 hour cruise from the centrally-heated and air-conditioned interior cabin or spend your time on the sundeck and walk-out platform. Well-behaved pets are welcome on-leash at no extra charge. Reservations are recommended. See Details
Nauset Light Beach Pets are welcome on-leash even in the summer season at this beautiful beachside park. See Details
Pilgrim Bark Park Pilgrim Bark Park consists of almost an acre of land enclosed with a six foot high fence and double entry gates. There are two sections -- one for dogs under twenty-five pounds and a general section for all dogs. Some parking is provided. The park is located on the corner of Shank Painter Road and Rt. 6 in Provincetown, next to the Cumberland Farms. See Details
Breakwater Walk Located at the beginning of Provincetown's West End, the breakwater provides hiking access to the very tip of Cape Cod at Long Point Light House. Great swimming location and area for gathering shellfish. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Truro Vineyards Bring Fido to enjoy the beautiful vineyard views at Truro Vineyards while you sample some of their delicious offerings. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join their humans. See Details
Yarmouth Dog Park Multiple high-fenced yards for small, large, and temperamental dogs. Surface is dirt and pebbles, not grass. See Details
Dog Gone Sailing Charters You do not have to leave your furry family members behind as you enjoy the experience of sailing on Cape Cod Bay. Choose from a variety of trips including whale-watching trips, shrimp sails, sunrise and sunset sails. Dogs of all sizes are welcome aboard and Captain Ro has life vests in all sizes for the pups, too! There is no fee for dogs to sail. See Details
Corn Hill Beach Watch the boats in the harbor with your pooch at this pet-friendly Truro beach. Dogs welcome on-leash before 9am or after 6pm in summer, or anytime in off-season. See Details
Thompson's Field This 57-acre parcel of town conservation land has a looping system of trails through woods and meadows where dogs can run and play (and meet doggy friends) off-leash. See Details
Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre Wellfleet Drive-In and Cinemas is a dog-friendly outdoor cinema in Wellfleet, MA. It is the only drive-in located in Cape Code and has a large 100' screen with a state-of-the-art sound system. The theater plays first-run double features from Memorial Day until Labor Day. There is a dairy bar on site with soft serve and hard-packed ice cream, milkshakes, and sundaes. The snack bar sells popcorn, candy, nachos, burgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, salads, pizzas, and beverages. See Details
Hardings Beach Bring your pet for an on-leash stroll along this quaint, beautiful Chatham beach. They're welcome from mid-September to mid-May! See Details