Dog Friendly Activities in Stamford, CT

There are 8 dog friendly activities in Stamford. 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 Stamford.

Pet Friendly Metro North Railroad
Metro North Railroad Metro North Railroad allows small, well-behaved pets on the railroad from CT to NYC if they are in kennels or securely controlled on leashes. Pets shouldn't occupy seats and are subject to approval by the conductor. See Details
Pet Friendly Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to explore 12 miles of garden trails and wander around the Bartlett, a living classroom for people and dogs to experience and enjoy nature. They offer an enchanting environment, where you can explore the grounds with your pup, research a particular variety of plant or attend an event. Their trails will take you through beautiful gardens, past champion trees, and into native Connecticut habitats, alongside colonial stonewalls and over pristine wetlands. Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Mianus River State Park Mianus River State Park, formerly the estate of singer and actress, Libby Holman, is a pet-friendly place to enjoy with your pooch. The river weaves through this 400-acre urban forest that is located between Greenwich and Stamford Connecticut. Visitors enjoy biking, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding in the area. You can bring Fido with you for a hike as long as they are on a leash under 7-feet. See Details
Lock City Brewing Lock City Brewing is pet-friendly. Dogs are allowed to sit outside at this popular Stamford brewery. Grab a beer from the brewery and a bite from the food truck and enjoy the outdoor atmosphere with your pooch. They are open Wednesday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Thursday to Friday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm, and Saturday from 1:30pm to 7:00pm See Details
OG Tap Room is Half Full Brewery Half Full Brewery is a dog-friendly brewery and taproom in Stamford, CT. This location at 43 Homestead is the brewery's original location earning it the name OG Tap Room. Fido is welcome to join as you check out the list of local brews, but dogs are only allowed in the outside areas. Guests can enjoy a variety of craft beer, including the award-winning Bright Ale. See Details
Stamford Dog Park at Courtland Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at Stamford Dog Park at Courtland Park in Stamford, CT. The park is fully fenced with a separate area for small dogs, plus has benches and trees. See Details
Cove Island Park Cove Island Park is dog-friendly. But, dogs must be leashed and they are not allowed on the beach. The park features recreation facilities such as a 1-mile loop walking/running trail, children's play area, a rollerblade/cycling path and expansive lawn areas for kite-flying. See Details
Cisco Brewers at the Village Cisco Brewers at the Village is pet-friendly. Originally established as Nantucket’s first and only craft brewery in 1995, Cisco Brewers has spread its wings and opened new locations across Massachusetts and beyond. Cisco Brewers at the Village in Stamford, CT, is the latest addition. With a delicious rotating food menu, Cisco classics on tap, and expansive patio seating, it promises to be a fun afternoon hangout with your hound. Cisco Brewers at the Village is open Friday from 4pm to 9pm and Saturday to Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Playland Beach Playland Beach is a dog-friendly beach located on the grounds of Playland Park Amusement Park in Rye, NY. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the beach from October 1st until April 28th. There is a limit of 3 dogs for each owner and dog walking services are prohibited all year round. Make sure you keep Fido on a leash under six feet. See Details
Sherwood Island State Park Dogs are welcome at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, CT, Connecticut's first state park, in the off season. This public recreation area can be found on the shore of Long Island Sound and offers swimming, fishing, and other activities. The 238 acres of beach, wetlands, and woodlands provides a varied landscape for you and Fido to enjoy. You can bring Fido to the park during the off-season from October 1 to April 14. Pets are not allowed in the park during the summer season from April 15 through September 30. See Details
Oyster Bay Brewing Company Oyster Bay Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Oyster Bay, NY, where Fido can join you for a pint. Dedicated to producing the highest quality beer while staying true to the nautical history of the gold coast, this brewery is a great place to hang out with your pooch. The colorful list of exciting brews includes barley wine, IPA, stout, and honey ale. See Details
Bailey Arboretum BringFido on a relaxing stroll through the dog-friendly Bailey Arboretum in Locust Valley, NY. The Arboretum features a charming 18th-century farmhouse and forty-two acres of rare and unique trees. Leashed dogs and their owners can explore marked trails for free. Bailey Arboretum is open to the public, year-round from 9am to 5pm. See their website for current operating schedule. Admission is free, but donations are welcome and encouraged. See Details
Six Harbors Brewing Company Six Harbors Brewing Company is a pet-friendly microbrewery in Huntington, NY. Indulge in a draught beer from the rotating list of delicious brews, including cider, pilsner, and lager. Dogs are welcome on a leash both inside and outside, as long as they are well-behaved. Grab a bite to eat from one of the rotating food trucks. See Details
Sands Point Preserve Bring Fido to hike up the cliffs at Sands Point Preserve, overlooking the Long Island Sound. Or, walk along the Sand Point Castle. Fido must be leashed at all times. Dogs are not permitted on the beach at any time. The Dog Run – also known as Charlie’s Run – offers two large spaces for pups to romp and socialize, one for small dogs and one for dogs of any size. See Details
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Theodore Roosevelt loved animals, and dogs are as welcome at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in Oyster Bay now as they were when he lived there. Explore more than 80, dog-friendly acres of forests, salt marshes, and meadows on trails and boardwalks with your pup. Although dogs cannot enter any buildings, they are welcome throughout the grounds. There's even a nature trail to the beach, so your pup can dip his toes in the water. Just remember Fido must be leashed at all times. See Details
314 Beer Garden Bring Fido with you to 314 Beer Garden's dog-friendly open air patio in Norwalk, CT. Fido is welcome to sit with you at a table in the beer garden. The bar offers shots, craft beers, liquors, ciders, non-alcoholic beer, wine, and soft drinks. A S'mores package is also available. Grab some grub from a visiting food truck or purchase food from Avelino Family BBQ. The beer garden includes a fire pit and lawn games. The site also hosts live music and events. Fido will be treated to a dog biscuit, bowl of water, and generous head scratches. There is a whipped cream treat topped with a dog biscuit available for sale. See Details
The Cascades at Lake Mohegan This is a beautiful dog-friendly recreation area in Fairfield, Connecticut. The trails surround a lake and waterfall/creek called the cascades on acreage donated by the G.E. corporation. There are waste bins for doggie cleanups, so bring your baggies. See Details
Broken Bow Brewery Broken Bow Brewery is a dog-friendly brewery in Tuckahoe, NY. Your leashed, friendly dog is welcome outside at a table in the beer garden. Check their event calendar for fun weekly events like live music or food trucks. Try their Japanese Style Lager, Hardscrabble Citrus Ginger, or Nick's Hazelnut Praline Porter while you're visiting! See Details
Little Bay Dog Run Two separate areas for big and small dogs. Doggie water fountain available. See Details
Coindre Hall Coindre Hall Park is a dog-friendly, 33-acre park and 80,000 square foot mansion overlooking Huntington Harbor in New York. Built for pharmaceutical giant George McKesson Brown in 1912, this mansion represents the height of the Gold Coast era. Many people bring their dogs to frolic and play in the hills of the "backyard" of the mansion. See Details
Saxon Woods Park Trail Saxon Woods Park Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. The southern section of Saxon Woods offers hikers and their pups a gentle hike. Dogs are not allowed in picnic areas and must be leashed at all times. See Details
Pelham Bay Park Dog Run The Pelham Bay Park Dog Run is located in Pelham South, not far from the entrance at Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue. The Dog Run is one of the first dog runs to be built by the NYC Parks Department. Nearby, Orchard Beach is also a treat in the off-season, when strolling, biking or dog walking (on the promenade only from October 1 to May 1) are very popular. See Details
Mountain Lakes Park Trail Mountain Lakes Park Trail is an easy, 5.15 mile hike in Mountain Lakes Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This gentle trail will give you the opportunity to hike around Westchester County?s highest peak, that stands 982 feet tall. Explore forests and take a break in any or all of the gorgeous four lakes. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Babcock Preserve The Babcock Preserve is open to the public during daylight hours for hiking, walking, jogging,
cross-country skiing, nature study, picnicking and horseback riding on designated trails. The 4.1 mile loop features forested land filled with a wide variety of wildlife. Leashed dogs are welcome.
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