Dog Friendly Activities in Stony Brook, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Stony Brook, and 49 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 Stony Brook.

Pet Friendly Avalon Park and Preserve
Avalon Park and Preserve Avalon Park and Preserve is pet-friendly. This natural conservation area is home to five diverse habitats and abundant native flora and fauna. You can explore these on the pet-friendly trails with your leashed pup. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 8pm. See Details
Pet Friendly The Cascades at Lake Mohegan
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
Gardiner County Park Gardiner County Park is a 231 acre nature-oriented public park on the Great South Bay. This park is known for being extremely dog-friendly, with many on-leash trails, a doggie water fountain, and waste station. See Details
Jennings Dog Beach Jennings Dog Beach is the only off-leash beach in the area from October 1st to March 31st. Dogs are allowed on the sand, but not on the boardwalks, pavillions, or playgrounds. See Details
Compo Beach Off Leash Dog Area Compo Beach off-leash dog area is located at Compo Beach and Yacht Club and welcomes dogs from October 1 through March 30. Be aware that the area is not fenced. Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. See Details
Walt Whitman Trail at West Hills County Park Walt Whitman Trail is an easy, 4.25 mile hike at West Hills County Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Aside from the moderate climb to the 401 foot Jaynes Hill, this hike is quite flat. Horses also frequent this park and you should watch out for them as you hike. Please note that dogs must be leashed; dogs not permitted in picnic areas. Campsites, lean-tos, and primitive shelters are available year-round. Reservations are required. See Details
Penfield Beach This is an on-leash beach open to canines between after October 1st to March 31st, as long as you pick up after them. See Details
Blydenburgh Dog Park at Blydenburgh County Park Blydenburgh County Park is a 627 acre park located at the headwaters of the Nissequogue River. The park is richly forested hills and valleys and the centerpiece of the park is a man-made lake, Stump Pond, that was created at the turn of the century. Dogs are allowed, on leash, throughout the park and without leash only within the fenced-in Dog Park. The Dog Park is an entirely fenced in two acre parcel that includes separate areas for small and large dogs. Each area has an open field and a wooded path to meander through with your dog. Each section is double gated for safe and easy access and includes a water spigot/drinking fountain. There is ample parking adjacent to the park. A Green Key pass is required on the weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The park is open year-round from 8:00 AM to sunset. See Details
Mud Creek Dog Park Bring your dog for some off-leash exercise at this dog park. Be careful as park has only natural boundaries and remember to bring water. See Details
Fire Island Lighthouse Bring Fido to the Fire Island Lighthouse. Hike from Robert Moses State Park parking field #5; there are also paths from the Lighthouse to the oceanfront and Fire Island. Dogs aren't permitted in the actual lighthouse at any time, or oceanside beaches and the Fireside Wilderness from March 15 through Labor Day. However, they are allowed on the bayside beaches and park boardwalks. See Details
Stump Pond Loop Trail Stump Pond Loop Trail is an easy, 4.5 mile hike in Blydenburgh County Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This beautiful hike is great for all ages and abilities. Horses also share this trail that is at the headwaters of the Nissequogue River and leads through forests and by a freshwater pond. Dogs must be leashed. See Details
Winslow Dog Park Located adjacent to the Westport Playhouse, Winslow Park is a large, Westport-owned park in the heart of the town. In addition to walking and biking trails, it has a picnic area, a large off-leash area for dogs, fields, and gardens. The off-leash area is located on the north side of Winslow Park. See Details
West Hills County Park West Hills County Park features two separate dog run areas for big and small dogs. Pet owners love this great fenced dog park with waste bags, easy parking, and plenty of room for playing. The park also offers picturesque, well-groomed nature trails, including the historic Walt Whitman Trail. See Details
Cranbury Park Large Estate (Gallaher Estate) that has an open area in the back of the property for dogs to run off-leash. No fee for residents otherwise $5, which is unusual as most of the parks in NY/CT require you to be a resident and/or pay a fee to enter. Dogs are welcome on the trails that run throughout the property either on or off-leash at the dog owners discretion and ability to control the dog. There are areas of the estate, Great Lawn or near the mansion, playground or pavilion, that are not permitted to have your dog on so be diligent about knowing that as the rules are very strict. There is a park attendant that drives around to make sure you are compliant and he is no-nonsense!. Overall it is a very pleasant place to take your doggie. See Details
Prosser Pines Loop Trail Prosser Pines Loop Trail is an easy, 1 mile hike that will take about 45 minutes to complete with Fido. Delight in the small white pines that have been lovingly looked after since the British Officer Jonathan Edwards planted them in 1759. Most of the trails are unmarked in this preserve and dogs must be leashed. See Details
Port Jefferson Public Beach and Dog Park Port Jefferson Public Beach and Dog Park is pet-friendly. This small, harbor-side beach in the Village of Port Jefferson has a nice area for owners to walk their pups. Try to go at low tide, there's a lot more beach then! Port Jefferson is very dog-centric, so along with a romp on the beach, it's nice to walk through the village. See Details
Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve Trail Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve Trail is an easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This is a low intensity and relaxing trail on preserved land that is shared with mountain bikers and hunters when in season. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Sherwood Island State Park Dogs are welcome at Sherwood Island State Park, 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. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Town of Oyster Bay Dog Park The new facility is situated on a 5. 2 acre wooded parcel bordered by Clocks Boulevard on the west, East Pine Street on the south and County Line Road on the east. The dog park will take up just shy of 2 acres. See Details
Boyle Road Dog Park 57,000 square foot off-leash dog park with fenced in areas for small and large dogs. There are chairs, water bowls, and poop bags, but no water source. Plenty of shade for you and your pooch! See Details
Middle Island Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located near Middle Country Road and Rocky Point Road. You need a "pooch pass" to gain entry. See Details
Robinson Duck Farm Dog Run A large, dog park is now open at the former Robinson Duck Farm on Montauk Highway in Brookhaven Hamlet. The dog park covers 2.6 acres and is surrounded by 4-ft fence of high wooden posts with turkey wire. As a "natural borders" dog park, the park will not have the usual amenities associated with more traditional fenced dog parks. Dog owners are expected to bring their own waste disposal bags and water. See Details
Tanner Park Dog Run Enjoy the off-leash fun at this simple, no-frills dog park. It's a great place for your pet to socialize. See Details
Shopping in Southport Their office offers free dog biscuits and water to all dogs shopping in Southport Village at The Women's Exchange, The Village hardware Store, The Southport Barber, Schweitzer's Pharmacy, Kat Burki Home, or The Shoe. See Details