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Dog Friendly Activities in West Orange, NJ

There are 2 dog friendly activities in West Orange, and 296 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 Orange.

Pet Friendly South Mountain Reservation
South Mountain Reservation South Mountain Reservation in West Orange, NJ is dog-friendly. This nature reserve coverers 2,112 acres in portions of Maplewood, Millburn and West Orange. The woodland park features a variety of hardwood trees, and tall hemlocks towering above streams, creeks and ponds. The west branch of the Rahway River flows through the valley, and a 25-foot waterfall at Hemlock Falls is a dramatic feature. It is also a Revolutionary War historic site. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails and the South Mountain Dog Park is located within the Reservation. See Details
Pet Friendly Eagle Rock Reservation
Eagle Rock Reservation Eagle Rock Reservation is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the trails around the reservation, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The Eagle Rock Reservation is over 400 acres along the Watchung Mountains ridge line located between West Orange, Montclair and Verona. The 40 mile Lenape Trail skirts the eastern edge of the park. The hiking trails and footpaths that crisscross the woodland areas of the park are friendly for hikers of all ages and abilities. The main attraction for dog lovers at the park is the statue that commemorates the canine heroes of 9/11, who gave their lives to try to save people inside. See Details
Central Park No trip to Manhattan with your dog would be complete without a stroll through Central Park. Dogs must remain on-leash in the park except during designated off-leash hours in 23 areas of the park. Off-leash hours are before 9:00am and after 9:00pm. There are over 15 dog fountains throughout the park. Visit the website for specific information on dog-friendly areas. Make sure to always clean up after your pet. See Details
Prospect Park Prospect Park is a dog-friendly public park in Brooklyn, NY, that allows pets off-leash in designated areas at certain times of day. They are welcome on-leash all the time and must be leashed on pathways and in wooded sections. 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
Sirius Dog Run The Sirius Dog Run in Battery Park City's Gateway Plaza area is a great dog run with new paving. It is a beautiful part of the city, and many friendly dogs and their humans love this area. It is named after one of the Rescue Labs that gave his life during the 9-11 search and rescue operations. See Details
Prospect Park Dog Beach Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, offers a dog-friendly acres of green space for special off-leash hours (6am–9am and 9pm–1am) at the Long Meadow (except ballfields), Nethermead, Peninsula Meadow and, during those hours, even a place to swim, Dog Beach. Dogs must be leashed at all other times. The park also has a Kensington Dog Run at the Prospect Park Parade Ground. See Details
Departed Soles Brewing Company Departed Soles Brewing Company in Jersey City, NJ, is dog-friendly! Well-behaved pups are welcome to join you for a craft brew at Jersey City's first modern brewery and tap room. They offer a carefully curated menu of #DefinitelyNotGlutenFree and gluten free craft beer options. See Details
New Jersey Beer Company New Jersey Beer Company is a dog-friendly brewery in New Bergen, NJ. Leashed dogs are welcome both inside and outside the taproom. They brew a variety of beers such as pale ales, stouts, pilsners, golden ale, wee heavy, saison, and Hefeweizen, as well as seasonal specials. See Details
Hillside Dog Park Hillside Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation spot in Brooklyn. This much-loved, fenced dog park is a great place for your pet to get some off-leash exercise, with plenty of space as well as benches for owners to relax on. Don't forget to clean up after your pup. See Details
Madison Square Park Dog Run This popular NYC dog park is a bit on the smaller side, but is a favorite among NYC dog-lovers. Double-entry/exit gates help ensure your dog's safety when anyone enters or leaves the park. Water is available for dogs during the late spring, summer, and early fall, but bring your own, just in case. Plenty of seating and shade available. See Details
Other Half Brewing Company Other Half Brewing Company is dog-friendly. This Brooklyn brewery and taproom welcomes leashed dogs to join their owners as they enjoy a lovely beer brewed fresh on the premises. The beers range from juicy IPAs to dark beers and more. Keep an eye out for experiences offered, including fun events. Other Half is open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm to 10pm, Thursday to Friday from 12pm to 10pm, Saturday from 10am to 12am, and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. 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
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
Woodbridge Dog Park Pet-friendly Woodbridge Dog Park is located across from Alvin P. Williams Park in Woodbridge, NJ. It has two separate fenced areas, water fountains, benches, shade, gazebos, agility equipment, poop bags, trash cans, and parking. See Details
Metuchen-Edison Community Dog Park Fenced dog park with benches, water fountains, trash receptacles, walking paths, and a paved parking area. 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
James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park Dog Run Pets love the off-leash fun at this fenced dog park, which includes separate runs for different size pets, benches, water bowls, running water, donated toys, and waste bags. With a land area of 167 acres, James J. Braddock Park is one of the largest and most beautiful of Hudson County’s parks where leashed dogs are welcome outside of the dog run. The park is home to the 16-acre Woodcliff Lake and has an amazing view of the Manhattan skyline. See Details
Liberty State Park Liberty State Park is pet-friendly. It's a great place to walk around with your pooch and offers amazing views of New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Dogs must be kept on leash at all times during the visit. See Details
North Chelsea Dog Park This much-loved off-leash dog park is a favorite with locals for its wonderful views of the river. The park is fully-fenced, and there are dog-friendly restaurants nearby. See Details
Washington Square Park Dog Run You'll love this fenced, neighborhood dog park, a great place to bring your pet for some off-leash fun. Running water available. See Details
Watchung Reservation The Watchung Reservation is a dog-friendly spot in Mountainside, New Jersey. This 1,900-acre park is packed full of hiking and riding trails with picnic areas, a trailside nature center, and a visitor center along the way. Dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the sandy trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind. The Nature Center is open every day of the week from 12pm to 5pm. See Details