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Dog Friendly Activities in Poughkeepsie, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Poughkeepsie, and 38 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 Poughkeepsie.

Pet Friendly Walkway Over the Hudson
Walkway Over the Hudson The Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie, NY, 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 dog-friendly "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Poughkeepsie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Walkway Over the Hudson. 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
Pet Friendly Cornish Estate Trail
Cornish Estate Trail The dog-friendly Cornish Estate Trail in Cold Spring, NY, is a somewhat easy, 4.5 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. Hike by remnants of old buildings and the beautiful Hudson River. Dogs remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not permitted in picnic areas. See Details
Robibero Winery Robibero Winery is a dog-friendly, 42-acre property in New Paltz, NY, that welcomes Fido to join you for wine tastings on their 90' deck. The small boutique winery hand crafts their wines in small lots, producing unique vintages. You may bring your own food to picnic on the lawn but no beverages are permitted, including water. All beverages must be purchased on site. They have pizza on weekends and also sell a variety cheeses, meats and crackers. See Details
Little Stony Point Park Leashed dogs are allowed to visit the pet-friendly Little Stony Point Park in Cold Spring, NY, any day of the year, especially on event days. Events include, "Spring Cleanup Days," a "Maple Syrup Day" in March, and an annual musical, "Hoot on the Hudson," in early September. Little Stony Point Park is open to visitors every day, dawn to dusk. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails. See Details
Clarence Fahnestock State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Clarence Fahnestock State Park. This 14,086-acre park is expansive and covered with lovely trails. There's a maximum of two pets allowed in campsites and day use areas unless prohibited by sign. Pets are to be supervised and on a leash under six feet in length. You should also carry proof of rabies with you at all times. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches. See Details
Barton Orchards Located on Hudson Valley's 175-acre, premiere PYO family farm, Barton Orchards in Poughquag, NY, is now home to a pet-friendly park. To play in the dog park, pups must be well behaved, and you will need to be able to show proof of immunizations. Additionally, dogs are allowed in the orchard during PYO season; however they do need to be on a leash when walking outside of the the fenced dog park. Dogs are not to be brought inside buildings including The Tap Room, Farm Market or Bakery, which are also located on the farm. Opening hours vary depending on the season. See Details
Black Snake Brewing Company Black Snake Brewing Company is a dog-friendly, NYS Farm brewery is located on a 146-acre farm in Staatsburg, brewing specialty batches of beer and providing a space for friends and neighbors to gather and enjoy a true ground to glass experience. See Details
Storm King State Park Storm King State Park has a somewhat difficult, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Although the trail skips Butter Hill and Storm King Mountain, it does offer wonderful views of the Hudson River, Bannerman Island, Cold Spring, and Constitution Marsh and is also more lightly traveled. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Wrights Farm Are you looking for a fun-filled day of apple picking in the beautiful Hudson Valley? Pay a visit to Wrights Farm, a sixth-generation family-owned, 450-acre apple farm complete with farmstand of homemade pies, jams and jellies, cider donuts, and much more! Bring the kids and dog and enjoy a beautiful day in the orchards. See Details
Fahnestock West Trail Fahnestock West Trail is a somewhat easy, 7.1 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. If you are visiting this area in early June you will bear witness to the striking beauty of the mountain laurel in bloom. This beautiful hike is a favorite for canines year round with its freshwater ponds and brooks. When visiting with Fido be sure to keep him away from public use areas and on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Shaupeneak Ridge Trail Shaupeneak Ridge Trail in Ulster Park, NY, is a moderately easy, 5 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This dog-friendly hike will provide you with beautiful scenery from the Marlboro Mountains, and the chance to hike by a wetland pond and waterfall. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Ninham Mountain Trail Ninham Mountain Trail is a moderately easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This Multiple Use Area is the largest in Putnam County and allows dogs to be off leash if they are under voice control. See Details
Hudson Valley Rail-Trail The Hudson Valley 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 Highland! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Hudson Valley 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
Mohonk Preserve Trail Mohonk Preserve Trail is a somewhat difficult 7.5-mile hike in Mohonk Preserve that will take about 4.5 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely nature reserve is a private not-for-profit haven for tourists, rock climbers, and hikers to enjoy. Leash regulations apply. Membership is required. See Details
Black Rock Forest Trail Black Rock Forest Trail is a moderately easy, 6.25 mile hike in Black Rock Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. Hikers and dogs of all levels can enjoy a piece of nature at this beautiful park. This trail will take you to an area of the park that offers a little more solitude and water for Fido to play in. Dogs must be kept on a leash and under control while in the park. See Details
Kingston Point Dog Park The Kingston Point Dog Park in Kingston, New York is a safe, responsibly designed, well managed recreation facility. See Details
Bull Hill Trail Bull Hill Trail is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed dog on this popular hike in Cold Spring, New York. The winding pathway leads up Bull Hill, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Hudson River from the top. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Breakneck Mountain Trailhead Breakneck Mountain Trailhead is pet-friendly. Located in the Hudson Highlands State Park, this fabulous trail leads through woodland over a rocky path to exceptional Hudson River lookouts at viewing points along the trail. The trail is rated as difficult as scrambling might be involved and is just over 2.5 miles in length. This part of New York can be accessed via public transport from the Big Apple. See Details
Ulster County Dog Park BringFido to socialize and enjoy off-leash play at Ulster County Dog Park in New Paltz, NY. Open from dawn until dusk, this park is located across from the Ulster County Fairgrounds, at the end of Field of Dreams Park. Your best friend can utilize one of two fully enclosed spaces, one dedicated to dogs under 30lbs, and the other allocated to larger breeds. Ulster County Dog Park has benches, a water fountain, and convenient pet waste stations. Dogs must be at least four months old to enter the park. See Details
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome holds dog-friendly outdoor air shows during the summer months in Red Hook, NY. Air shows are held at weekends from June to October and Fido is welcome to join you and marvel at antique aircraft taking flight. The History of Flight Air Show is held each Saturday and highlights the Pioneer era before WWI and the Golden Age of Aviation in the ’20s and ’30s. Sunday visitors can look forward to the WW1 Air Show- a dog fight spectacular. Please check the website for themed weekend events throughout the summer and a current air show schedule. See Details
Doug Phillips Dog Park Doug Phillips Dog Park is a fenced space in Fishkill. Dogs are welcome, as long as they have a permit, which can be obtained from the website link. The park includes water fountains for dogs to rehydrate and benches for owners to rest at. Doug Phillips Dog Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Prospect Hill Orchards Prospect Hill Orchards is a dog-friendly orchard and farm in Milton, NY. Your leashed, friendly dog is welcome to join you as you go apple-picking. These orchard isn't limited just to apples, however. They also harvest sweet and sour cherries, plums, apricots, peaches, nectarines, pears, and pumpkins! Please note that they are only open on weekends during harvest season. See Details
Wilklow Orchards Wilklow Orchards is a dog-friendly farm and orchard in Highland, NY. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you for berry picking, live music, food trucks, and relaxing in nature. They host Pick-Your-Own apples events every September and October, and have a year round farm stand and shop on-site. See Details