Other Dog Activities in East Canaan, CT

There are 2 other dog friendly attractions in East Canaan, and 24 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 East Canaan.

Pet Friendly Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument
Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument Part of the National Register of Historic Places, the Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument was once the site of iron production for railroad car wheels. Now you and Fido can enjoy a guided experience of this site or take advantage of the interpretive signs and wander around on your own. Just keep your pup on a leash at all times. See Details
Pet Friendly Land of Nod Vineyard & Winery
Land of Nod Vineyard & Winery Land of Nod Vineyard & Winery is pet-friendly. This popular vineyard and winery is a great place to hang out with your pup and sample a glass of fine wine. Situated in the foothills of the Berkshires, on land steeped in early American History, the Land of Nod vineyard & winery continues the American tradition of skill and excellence in craftsmanship. They believe that wine is food from the land. The winery is open to the public Friday through Sunday from 11am to 5pm. See Details
Camp Unleashed-Berkshires Camp Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA, in Becket, Massachusetts is in the beautiful Berkshires. This rustic camp has a charming vintage feel. Set on 1,300 forested acres alongside a pristine, spring-fed, private 100-acre lake with two beach waterfronts, it is a little less than three hours from New York City and Boston ? the perfect retreat for city dogs who dream of the unleashed life. Hike through the cool, lush mountains. Discover your dog?s talents at Agility and Flyball. Paint your inner dog at Barks & Crafts. Learn new tricks with your dog and find out what it takes to become a Certified Therapy Dog Team. Canoe together in the lake, meet new friends, hear the latest on dog behavior and nutrition, and howl around the evening campfire. All in a safe, friendly atmosphere with your dog. Camp Unleashed Berkshires offers dogs and their people a weekend retreat organized to be fun, satisfying, relaxing and educational. Daily activities are planned to keep the dogs active and participatory. Presentations and workshops teach campers how to take the best care of their dog. Sports are led by experts to engage the dogs and help campers understand how to maximize their dog's abilities. Participation in activities is optional, and some campers may choose to simply relax by the lake with their dogs. 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
Les Trois Emme Winery and Vineyard Les Trois Emme Winery and Vineyard is a family owned and run winery with beautiful views and dog-friendly grounds to roam. See Details
Bash Bish Falls State Park Dogs are welcome at Bash Bish Falls State Park in Mt. Washington, Massachusetts. The centrepiece of the park, the stunning falls, are the highest single drop waterfalls in the state. You and Fido can view the natural wonder from the overlook or explore the area on the trails that weave around the park and the adjacent wilderness of Mt. Washington State Park and New York’s Taconic State Park. Pets must be on a leash under six feet and all mess cleaned up after them. Bash Bish Falls State Park is open from sunrise to thirty minutes after sunset. See Details
Norman Rockwell Museum Norman Rockwell Museum has pet-friendly outdoor space. The Museum houses the world’s largest and most significant collection of Rockwell’s work, including 998 original paintings and drawings. Dogs are welcome in the outside areas of the museum on a leash. Norman Rockwell Museum is open every day of the week, year-round. Norman Rockwell Museum is open May through October and holidays from 10am to 5pm, April through November from 10am to 7pm, and November through April on weekdays from 10am to 4pm and weekends from 10am to 5pm. 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
Kent Falls State Park Kent Falls State Park is dog-friendly. You can bring Fido with you and walk the quarter mile hiking trail that leads to the stunning 250-foot waterfalls. Kent Falls State Park is open from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Mount Riga State Park Dogs are welcome at Mount Riga State Park, home to the largest mountain in all of Connecticut, Bear Mountain. This park is popular among hikers and their dogs as it provides an easy access point the Appalachian Trail. From the stone pyramid at the top of the mountain, you can enjoy panoramic views of the valleys and peaks of New York, Massachussetts, and Connecticut in the surrounding area. See Details
Mount Everett State Reservation Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Mount Everett State Reservation in Mount Washington, Massachusetts. The centerpiece is in the name, Mount Everett, which stretches 2,624-foot into the sky. You and Fido can wander on the pet-friendly trails that wind up to the peak, where you'll discover 360 degree views of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. There are a number of other hiking trails that lead through the pretty woodland of the park. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the park, as long as they are on a leash under six feet and all mess is cleaned up after them. Mount Everett State Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Mohawk State Forest Mohawk State Forest is dog-friendly. This area encompasses the towering Mohawk Mountain State Park and is a popular place for pets and their owners to explore together. The hiking trails and the picnic areas are both accessible to dogs. The view from the top of Mohawk Mountain on a clear day is described as everlasting, taking in the slopes and valleys for miles around. The forest recreation areas are open from 8 am to sunset. Other forest areas are open one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset. You may not be able to access the park during certain winter months, but it's worth calling ahead if you are unsure whether the park will be open when you intend on visiting. 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
Beartown State Forest Dogs are allowed at Beartown State Forest in Monterey, MA. Home to a 12,000 acre forest and Benedict Pond, this is the perfect destination for dogs and their owners who enjoy life on the water and those who prefer to stay on dry land. You and Fido can take on the pet-friendly, Benedict Pond Loop Trail, which circles the pretty pond. Although it's nice to visit Beartown State Forest to get away from it all all year round, one of the best times to go is during the fall season when the trees change a variety of colors. There are also some dog-friendly campsites available for visitors looking to extend their stay. Beartown State Forest is open every day of the week from sunrise to 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
Macedonia Park State Park Dogs are allowed at Macedonia Park State Park, where you can hike the Blue Trail across Cobble Mountain. There are a number of other peaks in the park that offer stunning views of the Catskill and Taconic mountains. Fido is welcome on the hiking trails and in the picnic areas, but they are not permitted on the campgrounds at Macedonia Park State Park. You can check this park out every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Jug End State Reservation and Wildlife Management Area Dogs are welcome at Jug End State Reservation and Wildlife Management Area in Egremont, Massachusetts. The park is home to some great scenic views of the Berkshire Hills. In addition to having its own trails for you and Fido to explore, Jug End also offers access to and parking for the Appalachian Trail. Dogs can join their owners throughout the park, as long as they are on a leash under six feet and owners clean up any mess that they leave behind. Jug End State Reservation and Wildlife Management Area is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Housatonic Meadows State Park Housatonic Meadows State Park is pet-friendly. This popular park is located in the rock-strewn valley of the Housatonic River and is a great place to get back to nature. Dogs are welcome on the hiking trails and in picnic areas, but are not permitted in the campground of the park. Housatonic Meadows is open from 8am to sunset. 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
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
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