Dog Friendly Activities in Rochester, NH

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Rochester, and 53 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 Rochester.

Pet Friendly Rochester Dog Park
Rochester Dog Park Rochester Dog Park is a private, members-only dog park in Rochester, NH. Your pet will love to play off-leash at this private, fenced dog park which includes a separate area for small dogs. The park covers half an acre and has a natural grass surface. Membership is required and open to owners with licensed and vaccinated dogs including owners who do not live in Rochester. Applications can be downloaded on their website. See Details
Pet Friendly Dominicus Hanson Pines Park
Dominicus Hanson Pines Park Fido is welcome to join you for a walk at Dominicus Hanson Pines Park in Rochester, NH, where leashed dogs are allowed on the pet-friendly paved walkways and dirt paths. Enjoy meandering along the shores of the Cocheco River with multiple water access points and a footbridge crossing. Please remember to clean up after your pets. See Details
Gonic Trails at Mount Isinglas Recreational Area Gonic Trails at Mount Isinglas Recreational Area features dog-friendly hiking trails in Rochester, NH. Leashed pups are welcome on three separate forested trails near the Isinglass. Locke’s Local Loop and Watson’s Way are both loop trails measuring close to 1.5 miles in length, while Luanne’s Lane is 3.5 miles each way. The trails are open year-round for fall leaf-peeping or winter snowshoeing. See Details
Lowe's Home Improvement Lowe's Home Improvement is a chain of dog-friendly hardware stores with a location in Rochester, NH. Leashed dogs are welcome inside but should be kept close by and under your control at all times. Lowe's sell power tools, hardware, lumber, fixtures and fittings, small and large appliances, home decor and furnishings, plants and gardening essentials. See Details
JOANN Fabric and Crafts JOANN Fabric and Crafts in Rochester, NH, is a pet-friendly store that welcomes leashed dogs. The chain sells a huge selection of art and craft supplies. See Details
Pawtuckaway State Park Pawtuckaway State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in New Hampshire. Leashed pets are welcome on hiking trails only. Pets are not permitted in the campground or beach area during the summer season (May 1 - September 30). Campers are only allowed to bring pets before May 1st and after September 30th. See Details
Fort Foster Park Located on Gerrish Island in Kittery Point, Fort Foster Park offers three small but sandy beaches, an extensive trail system, restroom facilities in season, picnic areas, and old military fortifications to explore. The park features an excellent view of the entrance to Portsmouth Harbor, including Whaleback Light, Portsmouth Harbor Light and Fort Constitution. The park is open from 10am to 8pm seven days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Purchase season and day passes directly from their website. See Details
Vaughn Woods State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners on the trails at Vaughn Woods State Park in South Berwick. This pet-friendly public recreation area is a 165-acre forested tract along the banks of Salmon Falls River. There are 3 miles of hiking trails that loop through old-growth stands of pine and hemlock that can be used by dogs and their owners. You can stop en route for a bite to eat in the shade of the tall trees at one of the picnic areas. People bringing their pets with them should remember to keep them on a leash and clean up any mess they make. The park is open daily. See Details
Dover Community Trail Dover Community Trail in Dover, NH, is a dog-friendly, 3-mile round trip trail that follows former railroad bed and provides public access to protected greenways along the Cochecho and Bellamy Rivers. The in-town section of the trail provides a pedestrian and bicycle friendly connection between downtown, the Dover Middle and High School campuses and Bellamy Park. Rural extensions of the trail provide areas for bicycling, hiking, bird watching, and fishing along the rivers. See Details
Mount Agamenticus Your leashed pup is welcome on the well-marked, dog-friendly trails with lovely mountain views at Mount Agamenticus in York, ME. See Details
DeMeritt Hill Farm Leashed pets are welcome to join the fun at DeMeritt Hill Farm. The farm offers pick-your-own apples, blueberries, peaches, pumpkins and Christmas trees. The farm also offers hiking trails, hay rides, two play areas for children, a bakery, and a farm store. Halloween themed events take place in October. See Details
Blue Job Mountain Blue Job Mountain is a pet-friendly trail in New Hampshire. Leashed dogs are able to use this moderate trail that runs just over a mile in length. Depending on when you visit, you'll be able to experience a beautiful wildflower display along the way. There is also a longer loop that is just over three miles in length. See Details
Northwood Meadows State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Northwood Meadows State Park in New Hampshire. This wooded park is great to explore with Fido, spanning just over 674 acres of space. The park includes a wetlands area and is excellent for nature walks and picnicking along the way. Anglers will enjoy casting off into the brook. Owners are reminded to keep Fido on a leash and clean up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Peirce Island Off Leash Area Peirce Island is a dog-friendly outdoor recreational area located in Portsmouth, NH. The island features 27 acres filled with tidal pools, salt marshes, meadows and rocky cliffs. Dogs are welcome off leash in a number of areas at the island including dog-friendly trails. A map of off-leash areas is available online. See Details
Friend-Lee Pets Dog Park Our store has been specifically designed with our customers and their pets in mind. From our Critter Condos to our large Aquatics center with Koi Pond, when you enter Friend-Lee Pets we want you to feel like guests in our home and not just another customer. Our Friend-lee and knowledgeable staff has years of experience in the pet industry and we are here to help answer any questions you may have!

Friend-Lee Pets is a quality locally owned and operated pet supply store located just off the Lee Traffic Circle in Lee, New Hampshire. Friend-Lee Pets provides top quality pet supplies, small animals, fresh and saltwater aquatic life, reptiles and also features a Do-it-yourself Dog Wash for patrons from Barrington, Nottingham, Madbury, Northwood, Newmarket, Somesworth, Dover, Durham, Deerfield, Seacoast surrounding area pet owners. Friend-Lee Pets works with local area organizations for pet adoptions as you can see on our adoption page.
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Tractor Supply Co. Tractor Supply Co. in Greenland is pet-friendly. This chain DIY store welcomes dogs to join their owners throughout the store, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. Bring your pooch along to help you sniff out a new wheelbarrow, buckets, feed and other supplies. Tractor Supply Co. is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm and Sunday from 9am to 7pm. See Details
Longhill Dog Park The Longhill Dog Park is located at the Longhill Memorial Park in Dover, NH. There is parking available at the park or in 10 overflow spaces in the adjacent Middleton Building Supply parking lot. All pups wanting to play at the park must be licensed, vaccinated, and spayed or neutered. Please be sure Fido is leashed until you enter the dog park. There is a two dog limit per handler. See Details
Cotton Valley Rail-Trail The Cotton 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 Wolfeboro! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cotton 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
South Mill Pond Dog Park South Mill Pond has a fenced in, double gated enclosure, where dogs of all sizes can play together. There is a surrounding unfenced off-leash area that borders the west end of the pond as well.

Dogs in park must be spayed or neutered. From the city center take Pleasant street and bear right at parking lot. Dog park is in center of park at South Mill Pond.
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Berwick Bark Park Berwick Bark Park is a fully-fenced park with separate areas for small and large dogs, shade trees, and benches. Adjacent to the park is a concession stand offering freshly-made goodies and seasonal treats. See Details
TA Greenland This gas station has a Country Pride and a Travel Store. This location also has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care product. See Details
Urban Forestry Center Urban Forestry Center offers dog-friendly hiking trails in Portsmouth, NH. The trails are popularly used for hiking, running, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. The paths in the Urban Forestry Center give visitors views of native wildflowers, hardwood forests and a tidal saltmarsh. Fido is welcome to join you on the trails, but dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Kittery Point Shore Trail Kittery Point Shore Trail is a dog-friendly path located inside Fort Foster Park in Kittery Point, ME. This two mile loop offers a scenic view of Portsmouth Harbor. Fido is welcome to join you for this leisurely stroll, but dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Fort Foster Park Fort Foster Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Kittery Point, ME. Visitors can view the historic Fort Foster, situated on the tip of Gerrish Island. The park offers beaches and a trail system. Fido is welcome to explore the area with you, but dogs must be kept on a leash. Please note that dogs are only permitted on designated pet-friendly portions of the beach. Sections of Fort Foster Park are open seasonally. See Details