Dog Friendly Activities in Smyrna, DE

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Smyrna, and 19 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 Smyrna.

Pet Friendly Chauncey O. Simpson Memorial Rest Area
Chauncey O. Simpson Memorial Rest Area Conveniently located off US-13 in Smyrna, DE, is dog-friendly Chauncey O. Simpson Memorial Rest Area. Fido is welcome to be walked along the paved pathway or on the open grassy area. There are picnic tables which you and your dog can sit at. See Details
Pet Friendly Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Smyrna, DE, is dog friendly. This park was established in 1937 as a refuge for migratory birds and other wildlife, including red foxes, otters, beavers, and deer. Fido is welcome at Bombay Hook if he remains leashed and well-behaved around wildlife. Several short pet-friendly trails lead to observation towers that look out onto the salt marshes. See Details
Blackbird State Forest Blackbird State Forest is a pet-friendly, outdoor recreation spot located on the border of New Castle and Kent Counties in Symra, DE. Your leashed pup is welcome to tag along to explore the area. Activities include over 40 miles of trails, which include a 2,200-foot paved nature trail that is ADA-accessible. The trail system interconnects eight primitive campsites and four picnic sites. See Details
Woodland Beach Wildlife Area Woodland Beach Wildlife Area is a pet-friendly spot in Smyrna, DE. While boating around, your leashed pup can tag along to take in the 6,000 acres of natural area consisting of tidal marsh, forest and agricultural fields. Please be aware of the hunting season during your visit. See Details
Woodland Beach Woodland Beach, located on a beautiful stretch of coastline near Smyrna, DE is dog friendly. Bring your leashed pup along to this beach to play in the sand and surf, although don't forget to pack a towel as some areas can get muddy. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after their dogs and to respect other beachgoers. See Details
Lums Pond Dog Park Bring Fido for some off-leash fun at Lums Pond Dog Park, located with dog-friendly Lums Pond State Park in Bear, DE. The popular dog park features tall grasses, wooded areas and even access to a pond for pups to splash around in. See Details
Lums Pond State Park Lums Pond State Park in Bear, DE, is pet friendly. Your leashed pup is welcome to explore this popular area for hiking and boating. Be sure to check out the Swamp Forest Trail, which runs through wetland forests on the edge of Lums Pond, providing a shaded stomp that leads to bridges and boardwalk sections. Visitors with Fido should also visit Lums Pond Dog Park, located at the northeast end. See Details
Tidbury Creek County Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Tidbury Creek County Park, a pet-friendly natural space in Dover, DE. The park features a pond for fishing, trails for hiking, birdwatching and picnic areas. Follow the trail past the pond and just beyond the playground to the fenced dog park. The off-leash dog park offers separate sections for small and large dogs and water via a hand pump. See Details
Levels Road Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash at this fully fenced Middletown dog park, which includes separate small dog area, grassy spots, and drinking fountains. See Details
Little Creek Dog Park Located approximately 10 minutes from Dover, DE, Little Creek Dog Park is a1.6-acre area adjacent to the town's post office and a popular place to take your pup. There are two separate fenced in areas that allow your dog to be off leash. One is for small dogs and older dogs, and another for larger and more active dogs. There are benches and two water pumps within the fenced in areas. See Details
Silver Lake Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Silver Lake Park, a pet-friendly recreation area in Dover, DE. This 182-acre city park features walking paths, covered picnic pavilions, as well as fishing, kayaking and canoeing opportunities. You and Fido can enjoy a stroll around the park through the many mature trees that provide plenty of shade. See Details
Hunn Nature Park Hunn Nature Park is a pet-friendly natural area in beautiful Dover, DE. Bring Fido along as you explore the 172 acres of uplands, wetlands, restored landfill meadows, and sub-aqueous lands. Dogs are welcome on the 1.5-mile loop trail and trash receptables are available along the route. Be sure to keep Fido leashed at all times. See Details
Brecknock County Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Brecknock County Park, a pet-friendly recreation space in Camden, DE. You and Fido can explore one of the wooded walking paths and bring a picnic to enjoy in one of the open fields or under a picnic pavilion. Please note that dogs are not permitted in any of the buildings on the property. See Details
Camp Adventureland Camp Adventureland in Middletown, DE, is pet-friendly! Bring your leashed and well-behaved pooch along for a day of fun at this awesome reimagining of the summer camps of the past. This fun house contains escape rooms, cornhole courts, ladderball lanes and more. Please note that pets are not permitted in the axe throwing area. See Details
First State Heritage Park Leashed dogs are welcome at First State Heritage Park, a pet-friendly park where you can discover the history of Delaware's capital city of Dover. Described as a park without boundaries, this sprawling urban park connects historic and cultural sites. You can wander with Fido and take in the sights of historic buildings including John Bell House and the Old State House. Interpreters dressed in Revolutionary-era attire can be found throughout the park and will give insight into a bygone era. See Details
Fort DuPont State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Fort DuPont State Park, previously an active military base from the Civil War to World War II in Delaware City, DE. A popular activity at this pet-friendly park is to walk the River View Trail, which follows the Delaware River. You can even spot where canons and guns once lined this pathway. See Details
Bowers Beach Bowers Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Delaware welcoming leashed pups. Please keep pets away from neighboring yards and from the dune rebuilding projects. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the beach from May 1st through September 30th. See Details
Swamp Forest Trail Fido is welcome on The Swamp Forest Trail at dog-friendly Lums Pond State Park in Bear, DE. This popular trail offers visitors the chance to wander through the swampy undergrowth and through the tall trees without getting their feet or paws wet. The boardwalk that weaves through the forest is a popular adventure spot for cyclists, so keep an eye out for them as you explore with your pup. See Details
The Beer Garden at Whitehall The Beer Garden at Whitehall in Middletown, DE, invites Fido to relax with you at a picnic table. This seasonal outdoor space is open on the weekends and is a great place to gather with friends. Try their rotating craft beers, cocktails and local food trucks. Enjoy listening to music or playing lawn games on their family-friendly and dog-friendly lawn. See Details
Ben Cardin C&D Canal Trail Exercise with your pup on the Ben Cardin C&D Canal Trail, a dog-friendly pathway in Chesapeake City, MD. This asphalt path is nice to bike, hike, run or walk while you enjoy a view of the waterfront. The trail is 1.8 miles and considered an easy walk. The trailhead is located on the trail's western end at the base of Lock Street. From there, the paved pathway runs along the waterfront to the Delaware border. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. See Details
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