Dog Friendly Activities in West Hempstead, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in West Hempstead, and 115 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 Hempstead.

Pet Friendly Hempstead Lake State Park
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
Pet Friendly Sands Point Preserve
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
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
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
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
LIC Beer Project LIC Beer Project is dog-friendly. This classy brewery in Long Island City brews up a variety of delicious beers for patrons and tourists to indulge in. They don't serve any food, so dogs are welcome to join their owners inside in this cool, innovative taproom. LIC Beer Project is open Monday through Friday from 4pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 12am and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. See Details
Finback Brewery Finback Brewery is a dog-friendly brewery in Glendale, NY, that welcomes leashed dogs outside or inside the taproom. They offer12 rotating beers on tap, so you can try lots of different styles of beer while you're there. See Details
Alley Pond Park Alley Pond Park is a dog-friendly open space located in the heart of Queens, NY. A beautiful hidden secret of NYC, trade the hustle and bustle of the city for 2.5 miles of well maintained trails. Alley Pond Park has an enclosed dog run to exercise Fido, as well as several designated off-leash areas. Spend an afternoon unwinding, enjoying nature, or stopping for a picnic at this beautiful park. See Details
Little Bay Dog Run Two separate areas for big and small dogs. Doggie water fountain available. 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
Barrier Brewing Co. Barrier Brewing Co. is a dog-friendly taproom and beer garden in Oceanside, NY, where Fido is welcome to join you for a brew! Barrier produces a variety of brands and styles that are available in draft, cans, bottles, as well as limited specialty releases throughout the year. Check their website for current hours and food truck hours. 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
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
Bright Eye Beer Co. Bright Eye Beer Co. is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome at this hangout to keep their beer loving owners company. Hang outside and grab a brew with your leashed pup. They are open Wednesday through Saturday from 1pm to 9pm and Sunday from 1pm to 7pm. See Details
Town of Hempstead Dog Park at Newbridge Road Park Located at the southern end of Newbridge Road Park is dog-friendly Town of Hempstead Dog Park in Bellmore, NY. Fido is welcome to enjoy off-leash exercise and play in one of two fenced areas allocated for small dogs under 20lbs or larger dogs exceeding 20lbs. The dog park has artificial grass to ensure the area is kept clean, and fresh water to fill bowls for thirsty pups. There is a parking area close by and covered seating in each fenced area which allows owners to sit down while keeping a close eye on Fido and friends. 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
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
The Curtain Shop Since 1976 we have been a Pet Friendly store offering Quality, Service & Selection. While we don't have any design features that cater to your pets, we have never turned anyone away who is shopping with their pet. Our friendly staff is ready to assist you with all of your home decorating needs. Our store has a bed and bath department, table linens, drapery hardware, gifts and so much more. We offer all kinds of ready made and custom made window treatments. We are also a full line Hunter Douglas Showcase dealer so that no matter what you need, we can get it for you That same knowledgeable staff is also available for our web customers if you are not local to our store choose to shop online. . Try us once and you will see why people have been coming back for more than 36 years! See Details
Exhibit Salon Exhibit Salon is a dog-friendly salon in Greenpoint Brooklyn. There is usually at least one salon dog most days, and everyone there loves to have doggie visitors. The proprietors encourage their clients to stop by with their pups and even bring their well-behaved dogs to their appointments. See Details
Inwood Hill Park and Dog Run There is a fenced, off-leash dog run at Inwood Park - a great place for your pet to get some exercise! See Details
Fort Tryon Dog Run (Sir Williams Run) One of the largest runs in the city, this fenced off-leash park is a great place to bring your pet to meet the neighbors. See Details