Other Dog Activities in Avon, CT

There are 26 other dog friendly attractions within 20 miles of Avon. 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 Avon.

Pet Friendly Harwinton Recreation Area
Harwinton Recreation Area A destination for dogs and their devoted humans, the Harwinton Recreation Area’s trails run through the woods as well as along Leadmine Brook. With both short, easy trails and those a bit longer and more difficult, the Harwinton Recreation Area is a great place for both you and your four-legged friend with a little splash time thrown in to mix it up. Bring the dog’s favorite water toy and tire him out along the trails. The Harwinton Recreation Area sits on almost 90 acres, and also offers a small covered picnic area, a playground, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court and a fishing pond. As a family recreation spot, a leash law is in effect. See Details
Pet Friendly Witchdoctor Brewing Company
Witchdoctor Brewing Company Witchdoctor Brewing Company is a dog friendly brewery that serves pints and mugs in-house, while growlers and cans are available to take home. Patrons can admire the handiwork of local artisans and listen to live music (on specified nights) as they sip their favorite beer. Their slogan, “The Cure for What Ales You”, is a testament to the hard work they put into preparing, or curing, their beer so that they can bring it fresh to your taste buds. See Details
Alvarium Beer Co. Alvarium Beer Company is New Britain's first craft brewery and taproom to open in over 70 years. The dog friendly outdoor patio features games, shuffleboard, and they also have plenty of on site parking. See Details
Wadsworth Falls State Park Wadsworth Falls State Park is dog-friendly. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the hiking trails and picnic areas in the area. Some of the interesting trails in the park will lead you through wooded areas and alongside the Coginchaug River, located on the western side of the park. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Talcott Mountain State Park Dogs are welcome at Talcott Mountain State Park in Simsbury. Fido is welcome to join you in picnic areas and on the hiking trails that lead to Heublein Tower at the top of the mountain. The casual Tower Trail Hike will take you and your pooch around 40 minutes to get to the top. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Penwood State Park Penwood State Park offers 800 acres of year-round beauty and plenty of pet-friendly trails to get you around all the must-see spots. The main trail in the park is the Penwood State Park Trail, a 10.3 mile moderately difficult rambling path that features a waterfall. Fido is welcome to join you as long as they are on a leash. This park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
American Legion and Peoples State Forests American Legion and Peoples State Forest is dog-friendly. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the beautiful wooded areas and numerous trails as long as they are on a leash. If you're planning on staying overnight, one pet is permitted with each camping group. There are a number of popular pet-friendly trails in the area, including the Henry Buck Trail that climbs up cliffs and overlooks forests in the area. You can access American Legion and Peoples State Forest every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Collinsville Canoe & Kayak Collinsville Canoe & Kayak rent dog-friendly paddlebaords, canoes and kayaks in Collinsville, CT. Situated near Canton, this business is southern New England's largest specialty paddlesports shop. Collinsville Canoe & Kayak offer equipment for sale, lessons, and dog-friendly rentals. Pick whichever watercraft suits you and Fido, then set off exploring down the Farmington River. See Details
Brignole Vineyards Brignole Vineyards is a dog-friendly winery in East Granby, CT. This pretty spot is great for hanging out with your pup and enjoying a glass of wine. They love it when guests bring their four-legged friends to enjoy a day with them, and actually encourage it! As long as your pet is friendly, on a leash, picked up after then please bring them along. Picnics are also welcome. See Details
River Highlands State Park River Highlands State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area that overlooks the Connecticut River. You and Fido can use one of the dog-friendly trails to get to an overlook and bluff that is 150 feet above the river below, check out the noises made by the interesting blowhole, and cross over the numerous wooden bridges. River Highlands State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Platt Hill State Park Platt Hill State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area that covers 159 acres in the town of Winchester. They welcome pooches to join their owners on the trails around the area. Although the area is not maintained, you can still access some trails and have a look around the pretty area. See Details
Kinsmen Brewing Company Fido is welcome to join you for a beer at dog-friendly Kinsmen Brewing Company, located in Southington, CT. Dogs can accompany you beside an umbrella-shaded picnic table on the spacious outside patio. Overlooking the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail, patrons can sit, relax and sample artisan craft beer such as Homeward Bound IPA or Yup/Nope Double IPA. Menu options include a wide variety of house-made pizza which can be prepared with a gluten-free crust, signature sandwiches, salads, and shareable appetizers. See Details
Hurd State Park Dogs are allowed at Hurd State Park, where you and Fido can enjoy scenic views of the Connecticut River. The only place that Fido isn't allowed to join you is the campgrounds for overnight stays. Hurd State Park is open every day of the week from 8am to sunset. See Details
Granville State Forest Granville State Forest is pet-friendly. Visitors who are looking to explore the southern Berkshire Hills can do so at this park along the state's southern border with Connecticut. You can bring Fido with you to hike on trails through the woods that lead to waterfalls through stunning forests. Once you're finished exploring the area with your pooch, you can rest your heads at one of the pet-friendly campsites deep in the woods, a number of peaceful and tranquil spots can be found. Granville State Forest is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Sunny Brook State Park Part of Paugnut State Forest and connected to it by the 2.1-mile John Muir Trail, Sunny Brook State Park is set on 464 wooded acres. With plenty of trails, including five nature trails, and a pond to play and cool off in, Sunny Brook State Park makes for a memorable excursion. Pack a lunch, wear comfortable shoes, bring a friend or make a new one. Perfect for a game of watery fetch, this popular spot also boasts fishing, hiking, picnicking and hunting opportunities. There is a posted leash requirement that does not seem to be strictly enforced, so let mindful consideration be the guide here. See Details
TA Southington Has a Country Pride, Subway and a Travel Store. This location has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care products. See Details
Meshomasic State Forest Dogs are welcome at Meshomasic State Forest. This isolated forest is relatively untouched, other than a few gravel roads around the area, which leads to a wonderful wildlife habitat for a number of species. You can bring your pooch with you as long as they are on a leash under 7-feet in length. See Details
Pleasant Valley Drive-In Pleasant Valley Drive-In is a pet-friendly drive-in movie theater. This nostalgic pastime is still going strong and invites you to bring your pooch along to watch a new release or a classic feature from the comfort of your car. Dog owners are reminded not to disturb other moviegoers by only bringing well-behaved dogs along who don't bark at the exciting scenes. If your dog needs a bathroom break, don't forget to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Windsor Meadows State Park Windsor Meadows State Park is dog-friendly. This park is home to a quiet pathway along the Connecticut River that stretches for 3.5 miles. One of the biggest draws of the park is the 140 acres of undeveloped Connecticut River floodplain forest, and Fido is permitted to join you as long as they are on a leash. Windsor Meadows State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Mattatuck State Forest Dogs are allowed at Mattatuck State Forest, where the trails are pet-friendly. You and Fido will enjoy the waterfalls and overlooks that take in the the surrounding scenery. Mattatuck State Forest is open one hour before sunrise to one and a half hours after sunset. See Details
Nassahegon State Forest Nassahegon State Forest is dog-friendly. This park is home to a number of different wooded hikes that you and your pooch can attempt together. The Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area Trail in the forest is a picturesque wooded trail that's a big hit among dog walkers. See Details
Massacoe State Forest Massacoe State Forest is dog-friendly. You can bring Fido with you as long as they are on a leash under seven feet. This forest is made up of two blocks of woodland that covers 370 acres in the area. There's a large body of water in one of these, the Great Pond, that you can walk around together. Massacoe State Forest is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Lasting Brass Brewing Co. Lasting Brass Brewing Co is a dog-friendly craft brewery located in the Old Pin Shop building in Oakville, CT. They offer a wide range of delicious craft brews to satisfy all palates and dogs are welcome to join you for a pint or tasting. See Details
Connecticut Wine Trail Support local vineyards when you embark on a self-guided tour of wineries along the dog-friendly Connecticut Wine Trail. Vineyards highlighted on the trail range from small family-owned operations to expansive multi-acre hilltop properties. Fido is welcome to accompany you at all wineries which are selected to be featured on the Connecticut Wine Trail. A popular annual event which looks to showcase the very best wine produced in Connecticut, grab your CT Wine Trail Passport and hit the road with Fido. See Details