Dog Friendly Activities in Plainfield, NJ

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Plainfield, and 75 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 Plainfield.

Pet Friendly Cedar Brook Park
Cedar Brook Park Cedar Brook Park is home to Shakespeare Garden, a pretty and pet-friendly garden in Plainfield. This 1920's garden contains a bust of Shakespeare along with plants that were cited in his works. Good dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the trails, but Bard dogs are not allowed. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pooch leaves behind and to keep them on a leash for the duration of their visit. See Details
Pet Friendly South Mountain Reservation
South Mountain Reservation South Mountain Reservation in West Orange, NJ is dog-friendly. This nature reserve coverers 2,112 acres in portions of Maplewood, Millburn and West Orange. The woodland park features a variety of hardwood trees, and tall hemlocks towering above streams, creeks and ponds. The west branch of the Rahway River flows through the valley, and a 25-foot waterfall at Hemlock Falls is a dramatic feature. It is also a Revolutionary War historic site. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails and the South Mountain Dog Park is located within the Reservation. 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
East Brunswick Dog Park at Heavenly Farms Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with water fountains, waste bags, separate small dog area and lights for night use. Open till 10pm. See Details
Donaldson Park Dog Park This busy off-leash dog park is a great place to bring your pet to socialize. Fully fenced with benches, shade, and running water in season. See Details
Metuchen-Edison Community Dog Park Fenced dog park with benches, water fountains, trash receptacles, walking paths, and a paved parking area. See Details
Watchung Reservation The Watchung Reservation is a dog-friendly spot in Mountainside, New Jersey. This 1,900-acre park is packed full of hiking and riding trails with picnic areas, a trailside nature center, and a visitor center along the way. Dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the sandy trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind. The Nature Center is open every day of the week from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Montville Township Dog Park You'll need to get a pass for this clean, secure, off-leash dog park in Montville. See Details
Nash Park Dog Park Located inside Nash Park, the Nash Park Dog Park in Clifton, NJ, offers plenty of green space for dogs to play and socialize. See Details
Alexander Ching Memorial Dog Park Fido will love playing with friends at dog-friendly Alexander Ching Memorial Dog Park, located in Holmdel, NJ. Completed in May 2021 and known simply as Alex's Paw Park, this is the ideal place to let Fido run off leash and play on pet-friendly apparatus in a large, secure area. See Details
Burnt Mills Cider Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the tasting room at Burnt Mills Cider. They don't serve food, but welcome bringing your own. They do have a rotating schedule of food trucks that serve on the property. See Details
Double Tap Brewing Fido is welcome to join you inside at Double Tap Brewing, a pet-friendly brewery in Hanover, NJ. Enjoy a variety of in-house brewed, local craft beers on tap. They do not serve food, but you are welcome to bring your own or order take out from a nearby restaurant. See Details
Brookdale Dog Park Brookdale Dog Park in Montclair, NJ, is a dog-friendly, fully fenced park located within Brookdale Park. The dog area features separate areas for large and small dogs, agility equipment, running water, waste bags, and gravel mulch. There is a limit of two dogs per person and no puppies under 4 months old. Dogs must be accompanied by an adult 15 years or older and no one under the age of 8 is permitted inside the off-leash area. Brookdale Park also has walking and running paths where Fido is welcome on a leash. See Details
Woodbridge Dog Park Pet-friendly Woodbridge Dog Park is located across from Alvin P. Williams Park in Woodbridge, NJ. It has two separate fenced areas, water fountains, benches, shade, gazebos, agility equipment, poop bags, trash cans, and parking. 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
Tamaques Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Tamaques Park, a 106-acre dog-friendly park in the community of Westfield, NJ. Visitors can utilize the picnic areas, jogging path, sports courts, playing fields and playgrounds. The park also has a pond and small wooded area. Fido must remain on a leash for the duration of your visit. See Details
Wolfe's Pond Park This public park includes a special area and walking trail for dogs and hosts loads of dog-related events, including agility trials. The dog run is located to left of Cornelia Avenue. See Details
Sourland Mountain Trails Pets love the chance to join you on-leash at this lovely mountainside park with pond and nature trails. See Details
Holmdel Park Holmdel Park is pet-friendly. You can walk the trail around the park or go the other way and discover how beautiful the nature is and the sound of birds. Bring your pooch along on a leash and don't forget to clean up any mess that's left behind. Holmdel Park is open every day of the week from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Agway Agway is a dog-friendly farm and garden store in Morristown, NJ. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you shop for lawn and garden products, pet food, nursery plants, animal feed, and more. Be sure to sign up for their Pet Food Frequent Buyer Program. See Details
Rutgers Garden There is a wonderful expanse of gardens here made by Rutgers University, as well as tons of hiking trails along the Raritan River. Trails are well maintained and easy to walk on. The gardens are well manicured and have lots of places to sit and enjoy. Pets must be on a secure leash at all times. See Details
Colonial Dog Park There's plenty of room for your pet to play off-leash at this large, fenced dog park, which includes shade trees and grassy spaces. See Details
PAWS Dog Run Basking Ridge residents may bring their pets to play off-leash at this small dog park. See Details