Dog Friendly Activities in Park Ridge, NJ

There are 255 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Park Ridge. 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 Park Ridge.

Pet Friendly Brookdale Dog Park
Brookdale Dog Park This huge new dog park is fully fenced with a separate small dog area, agility equipment, running water, waste bags, and gravel mulch. See Details
Pet Friendly Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail
Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail is a somewhat easy, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This easily accessible trail is a favorite amongst dogs for its rolling hills, gurgling brooks, and refreshing pond. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Tour NYC's Dog Friendly Breweries Tour NYC's Dog Friendly Breweries is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. There are now more than 40 breweries across the city and many feature neighborhood taprooms. On this dog-friendly brewery tour, you and your pooch will explore the wonderful world of craft beer and visit some of the best brewery tap rooms in Long Island City, Queens. Meet local dogs along the way, too. Tours start at $49. See Details
Central Park No trip to Manhattan with your dog would be complete without a stroll through Central Park. Dogs must remain on-leash in the park except during designated off-leash hours in 23 areas of Central Park. Off-leash hours are before 9:00 am and after 9:00 pm. There are over 15 dog fountains throughout the park. Visit the website for specific information on dog-friendly areas. Make sure to always clean up after your pet. See Details
Puppy Picasso Puppy Picasso is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. Paint with your pooch on a canvas with non-toxic paint and learn great technique from a talented artist. Themes range from flowers to rainbows and animals. Rates start at $35. See Details
Inwood Hill Park Trail Inwood Hill Park Trail is an easy, 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Moderate slopes offer you and your pup some exercise as you hike through the only natural park on Manhattan Island. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Local dog owners rave about this public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend. See Details
Gedney Park Off Leash Dog Area Your pet is welcome to play off-leash on the beautiful trails of this park during designated hours in the morning, but they are always welcome if on-leash. See Details
West 72nd Street Dog Run West 72nd Street Dog Park in New York City makes the big city feel cozy to a dog owner and features two separate areas, plenty of seating, and lots of shade. See Details
Saxon Woods Park Trail Saxon Woods Park Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. The southern section of Saxon Woods offers hikers and their pups a gentle hike. Dogs are not allowed in picnic areas and must be leashed at all times. See Details
Pelham Bay Park Dog Run The Pelham Bay Park Dog Run is located in Pelham South, not far from the entrance at Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue. The Dog Run is one of the first dog runs to be built by the NYC Parks Department. Nearby, Orchard Beach is also a treat in the off-season, when strolling, biking or dog walking (on the promenade only from October 1 to May 1) are very popular. See Details
Paws Place Ward Acres Dog Park Pets love to socialize and play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for small dogs. See Details
Rockefeller Preserve Trail Rockefeller Preserve Trail is a somewhat easy, 8.25 mile hike in Rockefeller State Park Preserve that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely preserve offers unspoiled forests, meadows, and wetlands along old carriage road trails to hikers and equestrians. Trail options mean you can tailor this hike to be as long or as short as you desire. Leash regulations apply. See Details
South Mountain Dog Park This spacious dog park in Maplewood includes separate areas for large and small dogs. You and your pooch will also discover a number of agility courses to try out, for dogs, but you could have a go too if you want. All mess that dogs leave behind must be cleaned up after. See Details
Mills Reservation Bring your pet for an on-leash hike in this lovely park which offers trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. See Details
Madison Square Park Dog Run This popular NYC dog park is a bit on the smaller side, but is a favorite among NYC dog-lovers. Double-entry/exit gates help ensure your dog's safety when anyone enters or leaves the park. Water is available for dogs during the late spring, summer, and early fall, but bring your own, just in case. Plenty of seating and shade available. See Details
Z-Travel & Leisure Tours If you want to find out more about NYC, take a tour with Art and Susan Zuckerman of Z-Travel and Leisure Tours. Art and Susan offer 80 different types of tours including neighborhood tours, themed tours, ethnic tours, food tours, water tours, and a chocolate tours. All their tours can be adapted for guests traveling with dogs. Just be sure to mention you will be bringing a dog when you call to schedule a tour. See Details
Ridgewood Bark Park This fun off-leash dog park is located near a duck pond and playground. Fully fenced with separate small dog area, toys, and agility equipment. See Details
Buttermilk Falls Trail Buttermilk Falls Trail is a moderately easy, 1 mile hike in Rockland County that will take about 0.75 hour to complete with Fido. This is a short hike that still offers a bit of challenge. The best part is the scenic vistas and tumbling waterfall. Leash regulations do apply on this trail. See Details
Pug Hill A group of Pug owners meets here on weekends at noon and allows the pugs to roam off-leash. Definitely a sight to be seen even without a Pug. See Details
Cunningham Park Dog Run This large, attractive, off-leash dog park in Queens is known for being very clean and friendly. See Details
Overpeck Park Dog Run There's plenty of room for your pet to play at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes a separate area for small pets, benches, and plenty of shade. See Details
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture This Pocantico Hills non-profit farm and education center also houses the luxurious Blue Hill Farm restaurant. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a great place to bring the kids and leashed dogs. Tour this New York farm and see barnyard animals including pigs, chickens, and cows. Take a break to enjoy a yummy snack at the Cafe, with dog friendly outdoor seating. After a light lunch, take a a hike at the adjacent Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Leashed dogs are welcome on the farm, but their owners must keep them away from the pastures, gardens, growing field and greenhouse. Ticketed admission on weekends. *Must be respectful where your dog uses the bathroom. You don't want Fido peeing on the basil that you are going to be eating for lunch! See Details