Dog Friendly Activities in Rockport, MA

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Rockport, and 51 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 Rockport.

Pet Friendly Halibut Point State Park
Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Rockport, MA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the hiking trails. The park also offers fishing and bird watching opportunities. On a clear day you may be able to see Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals in New Hampshire. See Details
Pet Friendly Halibut Point Reservation
Halibut Point Reservation Halibut Point Reservation is a dog-friendly hiking area in Rockport, MA. The park is adjacent to Halibut Point State Park. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the 2.5 mile trail at this former quarry. Enjoy amazing views of the ocean on the scenic path. See Details
Good Dog Gallery You'll find plenty of pooch-related items at this popular pet store and gallery, where Fido is welcome to wander the aisles. This dog-friendly boutique in scenic Rockport sells interesting leashes, collars, and a number of other items. Good Dog is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 6:00pm, Friday from 10:30am to 7:00pm, Saturday from 10:30am to 7:30pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 7:00pm. See Details
Good Harbor Beach Leashed dogs are allowed on Good Harbor Beach October to March. The beach is closed to dogs April 1-October 1. Good Harbor Beach is handicapped accessible and boasts beautiful white sand, concessions, restrooms, showers, and more. Parking is available for a fee; however, prices vary, so guests should check the website before planning their trip for rates and additional rules. See Details
Plum Island Beach Plum Island Beach in Newburyport, MA, is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the beach without a leash from October 15th to May 15th. Unfortunately, pups are never allowed on the Plum Island Refuge. The off- leash section of the beach is by the lighthouse and Captain's Lady. Dogs are not allowed on the beach from May 15th through October 15th. There is a parking fee. The Harbormaster Department manages and operates the Plum Island Point Beach & Parking Lot located on the northern end of the island at 278 Northern Blvd. See Details
Maudslay State Park Maudslay State Park is a beautiful pet-friendly area in Newburyport, Massachusetts. This pretty park is perfect for spending a summer's day walking and exploring with Fido. The area is home to 19th century gardens, plants, rolling meadows, towering pines, and one of the largest naturally-occurring stands of mountain laurel in Massachusetts. When the plants are in bloom, the gardens offer a stunning array of colors that have to be seen to be believed. Dogs are welcome to join their owners around the park on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Maudslay State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Crane Beach Crane Beach is a popular dog-friendly beach in Ipswich, MA. Dogs are welcome between October 1 and March 31 and must remain leashed at all times. Access is free for members and there is a nominal fee for non-members. Advance passes are highly recommended due to the popularity of this beach. Please note that dogs are not allowed on Steep Hill Beach, the trails, or in the dunes. See Details
Singing Beach Known for sand that makes a noise when walked on dry, Singing Beach welcomes licensed and vaccinated dogs from October 15 through April 14. There is a $5 per person walk-on fee charged from 9am to 5pm when the staff is on duty. Owners are asked to clean up after their dogs, keep an eye on them, and maintain verbal control when they are playing off-leash. Each person is allowed to bring two dogs with them to the Beach, and pets must be wearing collars with identification. Those who violate Singing Beach's rules are subject to fines, and dog owners are liable for injuries and damages caused by their pets. For parking information, see Singing Beaches' official website. See Details
Wingaersheek Beach Wingaersheek Beach in Gloucester, MA is dog-friendly on a seasonal basis. Unleashed dogs allowed on Wingaersheek Beach from October 1st to April 30th annually, only on odd-numbered days. Dogs are prohibited from May 1st to September 30th. During the off-season, this beach is a beautiful sandy spot for Fido with several interesting rock outcropping for curious pups to explore and investigate. See Details
Plum Cove Beach Plum Cove Beach is pet-friendly during certain months of the year. Dogs are Prohibited from May 1 to September 30th. During other times, dogs are permitted and they're even allowed off-leash from October 1 to April 30. This is a beautiful spot to let your dog roam free or wander by your side. To preserve the cleanliness of the beach, make sure you clean up any mess that your pooch makes and remove it from the beach. See Details
New England Dog Biscuit Company Dog treats, food, collars, and toys. Some of the dog treats are made in store. See Details
Crab Beach Crab Beach in Gloucester, MA is dog-friendly. This popular beach permits off-leash play at all times, as long as dogs are cleaned up after and well-behaved. After your dog has had fun on the sand, take them for a walk on the pet-friendly pathways that surround the coastline. See Details
Salisbury Beach State Reservation Dogs are welcome on a leash at Salisbury Beach State Reservation in Salisbury, Massachusetts. This public recreation area is popular among visitors who want to enjoy the water and beach. Salisbury Beach overlooks the point at which the Merrimack River feeds the Atlantic Ocean, offering a stunning spot to hang out at. Fido is allowed to join you, even on the beach, but only during the off-season, excluding the dates between April 1st to September 15th. Salisbury Beach State Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Salem Common Salem Common is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this green space in Salem. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Salem Common is open every day of the week at all hours. See Details
Stage Fort Park Bring your pet for a roll in the grass at this neighborhood public park. They're welcome if on-leash. See Details
Explore Salem with a Local 'Explore Salem with a Local' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Beth. Walk and talk throughout this tour and visit about 20 locations around the city. Discuss the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, as well as the Golden Age of Sail and Salem's role in the Revolutionary War. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Please remember there is a good amount of walking during this tour with little or no seating or restroom options along the way. Salem is an old city, and some areas may have uneven bricks or cobblestones. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
The Trolley Depot Smack in the middle of downtown Salem, The Trolley Depot has been offering quality souvenirs, tee shirts, books, jewelry, and unique gifts to visitors and locals alike for 25 years. Dog friendly with free treats for your pup, and visitor info and gifts for yourself. See Details
Applecrest Farm Orchards Applecrest Farm Orchards is pet-friendly. New Hampshire's oldest and largest apple orchard is also the longest continuously-operated orchard in America. Leashed dogs are allowed on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up and they are well-behaved. See Details
Witch City Walking Tours Since its beginning, Witch City Walking Tours have given thousands of tours to visitors from all over the world. Rated as the top walking tour in Salem, taking a tour with Witch City Walking Tours is like taking a tour with good friends. You will get the inside scoop on the true history of this rich and diverse seaport, learn about the infamous 1692 Witch Trials hysteria, and visit off the beaten path locations. Dogs are welcome on most tours; prices start at $25. See Details
Beverly David S Lynch Park Beverly David S Lynch Park is pet-friendly during the off-season and only during morning hours. Also known as Lynch Park, this recreation space is the Crown Jewel of Beverly. Leashed dogs are welcome starting on Labor Day and ending on Memorial Day, and pups must visit between 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM. The oceanfront park offers two beaches and a formal rose garden for events and weekend concerts. There are more than 16 acres of space to wander with your pooch. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep pups leashed. See Details
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery Monster Museum Leashed dogs are welcome to visit Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery Monster Museum in Salem, MA. This pet-friendly, wax museum experience offers a delightful creepy journey through exhibits featuring over 60 life-sized, realistic reproductions of classic horror movie characters. See vampires, werewolves, zombies and more, all created by Hollywood special effects artists. It is recommended that you arrive at least 10 minutes before your reserved time slot. See Details
Day of the Dog Huge selection of Treats (no edibles made/sourced in China), including low ingredient and exotic options (crocodile, kangaroo, etc). Lots of toys, and an entire wall of collars to choose from. Full service dog+cat grooming by appointment and walk in nail trimming. Nice selection of pet and day of the dead themed gifts for humans too! See Details
Ravenswood Park Ravenswood Park is a nature reserve in the western section of Gloucester, owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations. It can be accessed from Western Avenue, the road to Manchester through the Magnolia area. Ravenswood Park is frequented by cross-country skiers during the winter. Dog are welcome both on and off leash with waste bags and free parking available. See Details
Gloucester Dog Park a 2 acre fenced site including, large dog, small dog, and not quite ready for the park areas. Large and small areas feature double gates, natural landscaping and shade shelters, water fountains and bag dispensers. Look for our new agility area in the summer of 2014. See Details