Dog Friendly Activities in West Haven, CT

There are 2 dog friendly activities in West Haven, and 70 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 West Haven.

Pet Friendly Savin Rock Trail
Savin Rock Trail Leashed dogs can join you on a walk along Savin Rock Trail, a scenic pet-friendly paved boardwalk along the beach in West Haven, CT. However, please note that dogs are not permitted on the beach and a resident parking pass is necessary to access convenient parking. See Details
Pet Friendly West Haven Dog Park
West Haven Dog Park West Haven Dog Park is pet-friendly. Located at Veterans Memorial Park, the new bigger location has been lovingly transformed into two separate fenced areas for large and small dogs. Each area is equipped with running water for rehydrating after intense games of fetch, an enticing fire hydrant and two tunnels for crawling through and leaping over. Dog owners can watch their pups enjoying the new space from the comfort of picnic benches within the fenced space. See Details
Sleeping Giant State Park Sleeping Giant State Park is a dog-friendly area in Hamden, CT. Despite the name, this park is popular among hikers and people looking for a picturesque place to have a picnic. The name actually comes from the mountaintops resembling the image of a giant having a nap. You can wander the uneven ridges on one of the many hiking trails with Fido as long as he is on a leash. See Details
Lake Mohegan Open Space Lake Mohegan Open Space is a beautiful dog-friendly recreation area in Fairfield, CT. The scenic hiking trails take you around the lake, over a foot bridge, and through woodlands at this 170-acre property. Fido can enjoy some off-leash time on your hike after you reach the "100-foot" sign posted on the trail. Please make sure your pets are under voice control at all times and be sure to clean up after them. See Details
Giuffrida Park Giuffrida Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Meriden, CT. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you one of the six trails that range from easy to difficult. Stroll along the reservoir, picturesque meadows, and take in the beauty of your surroundings from the top of Lamentation Mountain and Chauncey Peak. See Details
No Worries Brewing Company No Worries Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Hamden, CT. Leashed dogs are welcome in the taproom and at outdoor tables. Hoppy, light, dark, and sour beers are on tap. Light snacks are available for purchase. You can also bring your own food or buy grub from a visiting food truck. See Details
Tribus Beer Co. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Tribus Brewing Co in Milford, CT. The first brewery and taproom to come to the town, Tribus offers up a wide selection of flavorsome beers brewed on the premises. Their beer list includes sour IPA, IPA, porters, stouts, and more. Your pooch can join you outside in the biergarten. See Details
Books & Company Leashed dogs can join you on a visit to Books & Company, a pet-friendly bookstore in Hamden, CT. They offer "new to you" used books at half-price or less, greeting cards, unusual gifts, locally-made crafts and more. They also serve coffee and treats at their small in-store cafe, Legal Grounds. See Details
Black Hog Brewery Black Hog Brewery in Oxford, CT is a dog-friendly bar that focuses on local agriculture when creating their unique, craft beers. At any time, you can choose from more than 10 seasonally rotating beers on tap. Black Hog Brewery doesn't offer a food menu, but often hosts food trucks on the weekends. See Details
Farm River State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Farm River State Park, a pet-friendly natural space in East Haven, CT. This park is home to 16.5 miles of the scenic Farm River, which flows through the center of the park, as well as trails and meadows to explore with Fido. See Details
Jennings Beach Jennings Beach is a pet-friendly area covering 27 acres along the Long Island Sound in Fairfield, CT. Dogs and horses are welcome at this off-leash beach from October 1st to March 31st. Pets must be cleaned up after and are not permitted on the boardwalks, pavilions or playgrounds. See Details
Southbury Dog Park Southbury Dog Park is a 14-acre, off-leash dog park in Southbury, CT, that welcomes friendly dogs. The park offers a separate small-dog area, a huge open field, a beautiful and accessible river, two wooded trails, tables, benches and plenty of waste bags. Owners can bring their dogs to enjoy the company of other canines, play a game of fetch or go for a dip in the stream. Please note that while the dog park is an off-leash area for dogs, it is not completely fenced. See Details
Naugatuck Dog Park Naugatuck Dog Park is a recreational area in Naugatuck, CT. This 3-acre fenced-in park allows dogs to play off leash and features separate areas for large and small pups. There are several picnic tables and plenty of walking trails. See Details
Racebrook Tract Leashed dogs are welcome at Racebrook Tract, a pet-friendly hiking area in Orange, CT. There are four blazed trails that weave through mostly level forest, including an accessible paved trail that leads to a boardwalk over the wetlands. Please remember to clean up after Fido. See Details
Guilford Dog Park Guilford Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in Guilford, CT, with two separate fenced areas for small and large dogs. The ground is mostly covered in mulch. The park is a work in progress and endeavors to be ADA compliant and eventually have an agility course, water pump, and waste containment system. See Details
Jared's Dog Park Jared's Dog Park is an off-leash park located within Roosevelt Forest which is accessible to Stratford, CT residents only. The park has a separate area for small dogs, and beautiful trees and large boulders for inquisitive pups of all sizes to investigate. Features also include fountains, comfortable benches for humans, pet waste stations, and agility obstacles. A supply of tennis balls and frisbees is usually available. Jared's Dog Park is open to Stratford residents. See Details
Cheshire Dog Park Cheshire Dog Park in Cheshire, CT, features 2 acres of fenced-in space to let your dog run free off leash, with a separate area for small dogs. The park has agility equipment, plenty of waste bags, picnic tables, and garbage receptacles. See Details
Youngs Pond Dog Run Youngs Pond Dog Run in Branford, CT is an open field for Fido to expend his energy. Situated between Youngs Pond Park and Pine Orchard Golf Course, this grassy expanse is the ideal place for your pet to exercise or play with his pals. Dogs are permitted to be off leash but the field is not fenced, and only a low wall separates the park from a main road. See Details
Hamden Dog Run at Bassett Park Bring Fido for some off-leash fun at Hamden Dog Run at Bassett Park in Hamden, CT. This fenced dog park includes a separate area for small dogs, as well as picnic tables, benches, trails and trees for shade. See Details
Farmington Canal Heritage Trail Farmington Canal Heritage Trail in Cheshire, CT, is dog friendly and suitable for leashed pets. The off-road, multi-use asphalt trail is ideal for a casual stroll or bike ride with Fido. This route is flat, well-maintained and spans 5.5 miles from Cheshire to Hamden, before joining the Farmington Canal Greenway in New Haven. The trail can be accessed from many different points, and is easily traversed in smaller sections. See Details