Dog Friendly Activities in Valley Cottage, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Valley Cottage, and 137 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 Valley Cottage.

Pet Friendly Rockland Lake State Park
Rockland Lake State Park Rockland Lake State Park is a dog-friendly state park that spans over 1,133-acres. Located in the the eastern part of the Town of Clarkstown in Rockland County, New York, this park is just a stones throw from Hook Mountain and the Hudson River. There are lots of trails within the park that lead to a large lake and scenic views of the surrounding area. See Details
Pet Friendly Playland Beach
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
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
Mills Reservation Bring your pet for an on-leash hike in this lovely park which offers trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. See Details
Harriman State Park Fido is welcome at the dog-friendly Harriman State Park in Ramapo, NY, but must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times and display their Rabies tag. Dogs are not allowed in buildings or beach/bathing areas, or in the following areas: Beaver Pond Campground, Welch Beach, Sebago Cabins. See Details
Castle Rock and Sugarloaf Hill Trail Castle Rock and Sugarloaf Hill Trail is a moderately easy, 6.65 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Let your mind travel back in time to the late 1800s as you marvel at the private mansion that has over 34 rooms and four interior chimneys. The area around the mansion is private, so stick to the trail. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Brookdale Dog Park Brookdale Dog Park in Montclair, NJ, is a dog-friendly, fully fenced park located within Brookdale Park. The dog area features separate areas for large and small dogs, agility equipment, running water, waste bags, and gravel mulch. There is a limit of two dogs per person and no puppies under 4 months old. Dogs must be accompanied by an adult 15 years or older and no one under the age of 8 is permitted inside the off-leash area. Brookdale Park also has walking and running paths where Fido is welcome on a leash. See Details
Inwood Hill Park Trail Inwood Hill Park Trail is an easy, 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Moderate slopes offer you and your pup some exercise as you hike through the only natural park on Manhattan Island. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. 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
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
Piermont Pier This lovely spot was originally the eastern end of the Erie Railroad. Located in the Village of Piermont NY, the pier is open year round and is popular with dog walkers, joggers, birders and fisherman. The pier has a rich history. During WWII it was known as "Last Stop USA" because it served as the embarktation point for troops destined for the European theater. Today the pier offers spectacular views of the Hudson River. Especially handy for dog walkers are the scooper bags provided. See Details
Leonia Dog Park/Lakeview Park This is a lovely dog friendly park with 2 picnic tables under an awning. There is a large area including a hill. There is water access and a metal bowl. There seems to be a conflict with some neighbors as there are signs across the street in front of PVT homes stating "stop unleashed dogs in the park". As long as you go during posted hours and limit the dog barking there seems to be no conflict. Many nice dogs and owners! I have px available but cannot figure out how to post them! See Details
Goffle Brook Park & Hawthorne Dog Run One of the newest and most popular features in Goffle Brook Park is the Hawthorne Dog Run. The Hawthorne Dog Run allows dogs the opportunity to run leash-free in a safe and contained area and their owners the chance to relax and enjoy some quality time with their dogs. Leashed dogs are also allowed to walk with their owners in Goffle Brook Park, located along Goffle Road, this 103-acre park is adjacent to the Goffle Brook. The northern section contains a duck pond, which is stocked with trout for fishing during the summer. The southern section of the park contains numerous athletic fields, an accessible playground, and picnic areas. The park is open daily 9am - 9pm. See Details
Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Rochelle Park! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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
Nash Park Dog Park Located inside Nash Park, the Nash Park Dog Park in Clifton, NJ, offers plenty of green space for dogs to play and socialize. See Details
Island Pond Loop Trail Island Pond Loop Trail is a moderately easy, 3 mile hike that will take about 3.75 hours to complete with Fido. This easily accessible trail offers scenic views along with places for Fido to take a swim. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Yorktown Community Dog Park Yorktown Community Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation area for dogs and their owners to hang out in Mohegan Lake, New York. The park is located within the woods, it's well maintained and fenced-in to allow off-leash play. There's a separate section for small and large dogs. The dog park is open every day of the week from 7am to 7pm. See Details
Fort Lee Dog Park Fort Lee Dog Park is a pet-friendly park specifically for four-legged visitors to Fort Lee, NJ. Fido will enjoy running off leash in one of two enclosed areas which are allocated to large and small dogs. Owners can sit on a bench and watch their pups at play at this friendly neighborhood dog park. See Details
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Local dog owners rave about this public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend. See Details
Gedney Park Off Leash Dog Area Your pet is welcome to play off-leash on the beautiful trails of this park during designated hours in the morning, but they are always welcome if on-leash. See Details
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture This Pocantico Hills non-profit farm and education center also houses the luxurious Blue Hill Farm restaurant. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a great place to bring the kids and leashed dogs. Tour this New York farm and see barnyard animals including pigs, chickens, and cows. Take a break to enjoy a yummy snack at the Cafe, with dog friendly outdoor seating. After a light lunch, take a a hike at the adjacent Rockefeller State Park Preserve.

Leashed dogs are welcome on the farm, but their owners must keep them away from the pastures, gardens, growing field and greenhouse. Ticketed admission on weekends.

*Must be respectful where your dog uses the bathroom. You don't want Fido peeing on the basil that you are going to be eating for lunch!
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Van Cortlandt Park Pets love the chance to run free at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes two separate sections and plenty of wide open, grassy spaces. There are trails to explore and plenty more to keep dogs and their owners busy. Dogs must be cleaned up after. See Details
Blue Mountain Reservation Blue Mountain Reservation is a 1,500-acre park in the northwest section of Westchester County in Peekskill, offering more than 20 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking. They have a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike that takes about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This dog-friendly trail will lead you to two ponds and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Due to the heavy population of mountain bikers, Fido will need to be leashed. See Details
Wood Dale County Park This lovely public park includes a designated area where your pet is welcome to run and play off-leash. Drinking water is available. See Details