Other Dog Activities in Barkhamsted, CT

There are 2 other dog friendly attractions in Barkhamsted, and 19 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 Barkhamsted.

Pet Friendly American Legion and Peoples State Forests
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
Pet Friendly Pleasant Valley Drive-In
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
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
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
Hampton Ponds State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Hampton Ponds State Park, where boating and angling are at the top of the agenda. Although most people enjoy getting out on the water of the pond, you and Fido will also discover a number of picnic spots with grills dotted around the shoreline. Pet owners are reminded to keep pooches on a leash for the duration of their visit and to clean up any mess that they leave behind. Hampton Ponds State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Topsmead State Forest Topsmead State Forest is a pet-friendly recreation area that can be found among the Litchfield Hills. In a past life, the park was the summer estate of Miss Edith Morton Chase and a number of buildings from yesteryear are still standing as they did one-hundred years ago. You and Fido can enjoy the hiking trails and picnic areas at Topsmead, but are not permitted to go inside any of the buildings. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until 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
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
Haystack Mountain State Park Haystack Mountain State Park is home to a rugged dog-friendly hike that winds all the way up to a 34-foot high stone tower at the summit of Haystack Mountain. If you don't fancy the hike, there's a road that leads to the top as well. Fido is welcome at the picnic areas and on all of the hiking trails at this state park. Haystack Mountain State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Paugnut State Forest Paugnut State Forest is a dog-friendly recreation area. The forest is spread over 1,200 acres across four different locations, including Burr Pond and Sunny Brook. The main section of Paugnut is home to the 2.1 mile John Muir Trail, a pet-friendly trail that connects two separate wooded areas. The forest recreation areas are open from sunrise to 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
Tolland State Forest Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Tolland State Forest in East Otis, Massachusetts. The centerpiece of the park is Otis Reservoir, a 1,065-acre body of water. Visitors love getting out on the water, carving on boats, and angling. Fido should be on a leash for the duration of their stay. To preserve the cleanliness of the water, owners are reminded to clean up any mess that they leave behind. Tolland State Forest is open every day of the week from sunrise to 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
John A. Minetto State Park Dogs are welcome at John A. Minetto State Park, where the first house in Winchester once stood. The area was previously known as Hall Meadow and contains a picturesque pond and a few pet-friendly trails for you and Fido to enjoy. John A. Minetto State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 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
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
Sandisfield State Forest Sandisfield State Forest is dog-friendly. Home to a northern hardwood forest that sprawls across the park, this popular recreation area is a stunning spot to take Fido for walkies on the many trails that weave around. The centerpiece of the park is York Lake, a pretty body of water that many visitors use for recreational boating activities and angling. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a leash around the park, as long as mess is cleaned up after them. Sandisfield State Forest is open every day of the week from sunrise to a half-hour after sunset. 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
Alvarium Beer Co. Alvarium Beer Company is a 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
Brignole Vineyards Brignole Vineyards is pet-friendly. 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. They are open Monday through Friday from 1pm to 7pm, Saturday from 12pm to 7pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details