Dog Friendly Activities in West Hills, NY

There are 60 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of West Hills. 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 West Hills.

Pet Friendly Gardiner County Park
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
Pet Friendly Compo Beach Off-Leash Dog Area
Compo Beach Off-Leash Dog Area Compo Beach Off-Leash Dog Area is located at Compo Beach and Yacht Club in Westport, CT, and welcomes dogs from October 1 through March 30. The off leash section is located south of the brick bathhouses and is clearly marked. Please note that the area is not fenced. Dogs are not permitted on the playground, pavilion, or beach walkways. 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
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
Playland Beach Playland Beach is located on the grounds of Playland Park Amusement Park. 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 that overlook Long Island Sound or walk along the Sand Point Castle. Dog owners are welcome to bring their four-legged friends to the Sands Point Preserve, provided the dogs are kept on a leash at all times. There are no exceptions to this rule as the safety and well-being of all visitors including adults, children, and all animals, are of paramount importance. Dogs are not permitted on the beach at any time. See Details
Grass Island Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced Greenwich dog park, which includes a separate area for small dogs. See Details
Rowayton Dog Park This friendly, large, off-leash dog park provides plenty of space for your pet to play. See Details
Eisenhower Dog Park Developed with support and partnership from the local dog owner community, Long Island Dog Owners Group, Pet Supplies Plus and Eisenhower Park officials, the almost one acre site features an area for small dogs, an area for large dogs with separate entrances. The park also features new benches, water fountains for the dogs, a shade/rain pavilion, waste bag disposal stations, a bulletin board and off-street parking. The park is located at the corner of Stewart Ave and Salisbury Park Drive (on the north side of the park). See Details
Coindre Hall Coindre Hall is a mansion in the style of a medieval French chateau constructed in 1912 for pharmaceutical magnate George McKesson Brown. It overlooks 34 acres of rolling land including a boathouse on the north shore of Long Island adjacent to Long Island Sound. Many people bring their dogs to frolic and play in the hills of the "backyard" of the mansion. It is a wonderful place to bring your dog to be with other friendly dog lovers and dogs! 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
Nickerson Beach Nickerson Beach has a dog run with separate fenced areas for small and large dogs. Dogs are not allowed on the beach. 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
Stamford Dog Park at Courtland Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this new Stamford dog park, which is fully fenced with a separate area for small dogs, benches, and trees. See Details
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Theodore Roosevelt loved animals, and dogs are as welcome at Sagamore Hill now as they were when he lived there. Explore more than 80 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 that dogs must be leashed at all times. 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
Hempstead Lake State Park Hempstead Lake State Park is a multiuse facility featuring 18 tennis courts, 6 pickleball courts, children's playgrounds, basketball courts, bridle trails for horseback riding, hiking trails, shaded picnic areas and a historic hand-carved wooden carousel. This state park located near Rockville Centre. A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are always to be supervised and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools, and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals). Dogs are welcome for hiking on an unpaved path in the field 3 area. See Details
Christopher Morley Park Christopher Morley Park is set on 98 acres is centrally located in the northern part of the Nassau County. A dog run is located on the north side of the parking lot by the Christopher Morley "Knothole." The dog run is open year round. Please note that dogs are allowed on specifically marked nature trails as long as they are leashed. The park provides a range of recreational activities and beautiful hiking trails. See Details
Seaford Cedar Creek Park This Hempstead public park includes a dog run where your pet can romp and play off-leash. 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
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
Bay Park Dog Park Your pet can run and play off-leash at this dog park, which includes separate areas for large and small dogs. 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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