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Dog Friendly Activities in Rock Hall, MD

There are 32 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Rock Hall. 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 Rock Hall.

Pet Friendly Watermark Journey - Cruises on the Bay
Watermark Journey - Cruises on the Bay Cruise with your four-legged friend aboard a dog-friendly Watermark Journey - Cruises on the Bay yacht in Annapolis, MD! Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome on most public cruises, except for the following: Fireworks Cruises, Blue Angels & Thunderbirds Cruises, Live Music Cruises including WRNR Rock ‘N River Cruises, and Cruises to Festivals in St. Michaels (WineFest, OysterFest, Watermen’s Festival). Cruise fees vary by person and tour. Fido rides free. See Details
Pet Friendly Quiet Waters Park
Quiet Waters Park Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, MD, offers two off-leash dog parks for your dog's enjoyment as well as a small dog beach. Dogs are also welcome to join you on the park's pet-friendly trails as long as they are leashed. The park holds many events throughout the year, and leashed pets are welcome at many of them. If your dog gets dirty, take him or her to the Bark 'n' Bean Dog Wash and Coffee Shop, located right next to Quiet Waters Park. See Details
Haunted Harbor Tours Haunted Harbor Tours is a dog-friendly walking tour in Annapolis. Aloysius Martin is the owner and operator and the soul tour guide on the Maiden Voyage Walking Tour. He only tells stories that are confirmed by court records, land records and the archives of newspapers and congress, making the interesting tales even more eerie to hear as you walk the streets together. Dogs get spooked for free, but humans have to pay a $20 ticket price, which is a steal if you like a good scare. The tour is ninety minutes in length and are held at 8pm and 10pm daily. See Details
Matapeake Park Dog Beach Matapeake has a public beach with a clubhouse, and a nearby trail that winds around to the dog beach section. The trail itself is a nice short hike for the dog, yet is long enough that it’s adequately separated from the public areas. Dogs can run off leash, retrieve in the water, and sniff out the surroundings. See Details
Bengie's Drive-In Theatre Bengie's Drive-In Theatre is a dog-friendly outdoor cinema in Middle River, MD. Your canine companion is welcome to join you for a movie night at Bengie's provided s/he is leashed at all times, never left unattended, and is picked up after. The field crew can direct you to a Fido-friendly potty area. Bring a water bowl for Fido and fill it using the water fountain or purchase a bottle of water, as outside food and drinks are only allowed with a permit. Typically, two feature films are shown, and sometimes three on Fridays and Saturdays. The snack bar offers snacks, treats, and souvenirs. The box office accepts only cash, but the snack bar accepts Visa and MasterCard. See Details
Salty Paws Annapolis Salty Paws Annapolis in Annapolis, MD, serve dog-approved ice cream, cookies and treats to four-legged customers. Treat your best friend to a delicious scoop of lactose-free ice cream in Maple Bacon, Vanilla, Pumpkin, or Blueberry & Peanut Butter flavors. The doggie bakery offers a perfect selection of irresistible doughnuts, cookies and cake mixes for every pooch. See Details
Downs Memorial Park Dog Beach Located off the perimeter trail in Downs Memorial Park, the Downs Memorial Park Dog Beach is a fantastic place for new dogs to learn to swim or veteran canine swimmers to enjoy some time in the water. Once you and your dog are done with the water fun, leash your pup up for a walk on the more than 5 miles of trails through the park. Downs Park is open 7 days a week from 7:00 a.m. to dusk. See Details
Double Rock Park Leashed pets are welcome to join their humans as they enjoy this park. See Details
Broadneck Dog Park Free dog park surrounded by baseball fields and playgrounds for the kids. There are seperate small dog and large dog parks next to each other. The large dog park is a pretty good size, as large as a big baseball diamond. There is a double entry gate so no dogs can sneak out.

There is a fresh water source nearby and water dishes/buckets provided.

There are also bathrooms close by and trails to walk your dogs on.

Sometimes there are poop bags provided, sometimes there aren't. Bring your own just in case.
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Gunpowder Falls State Park One of Maryland's largest state parks, Gunpowder Falls State Park is dog-friendly! The State Park is comprised of over 18,000 acres ranging from tidal wetlands to steep and rugged slopes. It features more than 120 miles of multi-use trails, protected state Wildlands, historic sites and more. Leashed and curbed pets are welcome in all undeveloped areas, as well as in the Dundee Creek Marina area, and in the Hammerman area—except for the sandy portion of the swimming beach from Memorial Day Weekend until after Labor Day. Gunpowder Falls State Park is open from sunrise to sunset. Certain activities are permitted outside of regular park hours, such as fishing, boat launch, and hunting where permitted. Visitors should check with the park before their visit to ensure they can engage in the activity outside of posted hours. See Details
Kent Island Dog Park Bring your pet to romp and play off-leash at this Stevensville dog park near hiking trails. See Details
Broadneck Dog Park Pets love to run off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes separate areas for large and small dogs. Water available in season and restrooms are nearby. See Details
Harley Davidson Store Motorcycle sales & clothing. I have taken my dogs many times and they are very pet friendly. See Details
Marshy Point Nature Center Marshy Point Nature Center is pet-friendly. This nature center in Middle River is built along the Dundee and Saltpeter Creeks, has hiking trails and year round activities and events. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails, as long as owners pick up waste after them. Nature Center is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Cross Island Trail The Cross Island 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 Stevensville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cross Island 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
Terrapin Nature Park This hidden gem of a park has unlikely access through an industrial/business area. The entrance is gained off Log Canoe Circle. Park in the parking lot and follow the trail. The trail winds around the 270-acre nature park through woodlands, marsh, and tidal ponds. Take one of the side trails off to the left to get to the beach that runs along the shore of the Chesapeake that allows dogs on a leash. The views of the Bay are great and the surroundings tranquil. The beach isn't huge, but Rover will love the romp. See Details
North Point State Park Dogs are welcome at North Point State Park in Edgemere, Maryland. Located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, this spot is truly a place of natural beauty. As well as the beautiful coastal views, you can take a look at the original trolley station, now used as a covered picnicking area, and working fountain from the Bay Shore Amusement Park that used to draw lots of visitors between 1906 and 1947. Wildlife lovers will enjoy the varied animals that call the park their home, including muskrats, beavers, foxes, otters, osprey, great blue herons, and bald eagles. Additionally, dogs who love walkies will be able to take a wander on The Defenders Trail, which was used by soldiers during the War of 1812, that passes through the park.​​ Leashed pets are allowed in day-use areas after Labor Day to Memorial Day weekend, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. North Point State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Adkins Arboretum This 400-acre garden includes miles of paths through woodlands, meadows, and wetlands - a wonderful place for you to explore with your on-leash pet. See Details
Tuckahoe State Park Dogs are welcome at Tuckahoe State Park in Maryland. You can explore the park with your pooch from many different angles on the 20 miles of scenic hiking trails, including the Tuckahoe Valley Trail, a self-guided Natural Trail, the Physical Fitness Trail, and the Lake Trail. The centerpiece of the park is a 60-acre lake, popular among anglers and recreational boat users alike. Additionally, there are two picnic areas that overlook the water and the adjacent woodland. Fido is welcome to join you around the park in the day-use areas and on the trails if they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. Tuckahoe State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden. This five-acre garden includes a forest typical of Western Maryland, a stream, and an Eastern Shore peninsula. The barrier-free garden in the park contains pleasant ponds and a raised planter with lots of different plants. You can wander with your pooch around the trails and pathways that weave around the interesting plants that represent much of the life that can be found in the area. Dogs must be on a leash under six feet for the duration of their visit and owners should clean up any mess that they leave behind. Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
North Point State Battlefield Dogs are welcome to join their owners at North Point State Battlefield. This nine acre park commemorates the spot of the last undeveloped parcel from the site of the Battle of North Point, a turning point in the Defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812. Pets on a leash are allowed wherever they like at North Point State Battlefield between 8am to sunset every day of the week. See Details
Wye Oak State Park Wye Oak State Park is pet-friendly. This 29-acre park was originally set up to preserve a Wye Oak, which unfortunately toppled many years ago. You can wander around the area where it once stood with your pooch. Dogs are welcome on a leash under six feet, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Wye Oak State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Kent Island South Trail The Kent Island South Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Stevensville! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Kent Island South 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
Private VIP Sail Annapolis By Water 'Private VIP Sail Annapolis By Water' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Susan. There is no better way to see Annapolis than by the water on this 54 foot sailing yacht. If you're planning on bringing your pooch, make sure you bring a life vest for your dog. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $330 per person. See Details