Other Dog Activities in Southbury, CT

There’s 1 other dog friendly attraction in Southbury, 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 Southbury.

Pet Friendly Waldo State Park
Waldo State Park Dogs are welcome at Waldo State Park, where 150-acres has been set aside on the banks of Lake Lillinonah for preservation and recreation. You and Fido can enjoy a number of activities in the area, including fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and mountain biking. As with most Connecticut State Parks, you must keep your pooch on a leash under seven-feet while they are inside the park. Waldo State Park is open every day of the week from 8am to sunset. See Details
Pet Friendly Ram Pasture
Ram Pasture Ram Pasture is a lovely scenic area that is always open. In the summer, the pond is home to ducks. In the winter, the pond provides a place for ice-skating. Leashed dogs are permitted to join their owners for a walk. 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
Silver Sands State Park Dogs on leashes can join their owners in the picnic areas of Silver Sands State Park in Milford. This state park is known for being a great habitat for a number of different sea birds and is full of sandy beaches and boardwalks. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on the beaches or boardwalks. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Counterweight Brewing Unfortunately, Counterweight Brewing is currently only offering to-go orders. There is no patio or taproom. Dogs are welcome at Counterweight Brewing in Hamden, Connecticut. The aim of this pet-friendly brewery is to stick to long-held traditions, but explore new and innovative methods at the same time. They serve up Belgian ales, sturdy German lagers, hop-forward American IPA's, and plenty more. People who get peckish when they're enjoying a pint can visit when one of the food trucks is in the car park. You might spot Ripley, the resident dog, wandering around the brewery too. Counterweight Brewing is open Thursday from 3pm to 8pm, Friday from 3pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 9pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Paproski’s Pumpkin Patch at Castle Hill Farm Unfortunately, Paproski’s Pumpkin Patch at Castle Hill Farm is currently not pet-friendly due to Covid-19 restrictions. See Details
Tribus Brewing Co Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Tribus Brewing Co in Milford, Connecticut. The first brewery and taproom to come to the town, Tribus offers up a wide selection of flavorsome beers brewed on the premises. Their beer list includes sour IPA, IPA, porters, stouts, and more. Your pooch can join you outside in the biergarten. Tribus Brewing Co. is open Thursday from 4pm to 9pm and Friday through Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Squantz Pond State Park Squantz Pond State Park is dog-friendly between October 1 to April 14. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted during the summer season outside of these dates. The park is a 172 acre public recreation area on the southwestern shore of the gigantic 270-acre Squantz Pond. You can partake in some fishing, hiking, picnic, and boating. Squantz Pond State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 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
Osbornedale State Park Dogs are welcome at Osbornedale State Park, where hiking, fishing, and picnicking are the most popular activities. This 417-acre park contains twisting trails that take in the wooded areas and lead to the picturesque Pickett's Pond that is popular among keen anglers. When the water freezes over, you can pull on Fido's skates and re-enact some scenes from the Mighty Ducks together on the ice. Osbornedale State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Mount Tom State Park Mount Tom State Park is pet-friendly in some areas. You can hang out with Fido on the trails or in the picnic areas, but dogs are not allowed on the beaches or in the water. One of the best things to do at this park is to hike to the stone watch tower and look out across the water and surrounding areas. Mount Tom State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Putnam Memorial State Park Dogs are welcome on the hiking trails and picnic areas of Putnam Memorial State Park. You won't be able to take Fido inside the historic buildings on the premises. Putnam Memorial State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Seth Low Pierrepont State Park Reserve Dogs are welcome on the trails at Seth Low Pierrepont State Park. The park spans 305-acres and contains rivers, woodland, and hiking trails. Hikers will love the main trail on the premises, the White Trail. This blazed trail leads to the highest point at the park. Seth Low Pierrepont State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Lake Waramaug Lake Waramaug is a pet-friendly state park located in the small rural village of New Preston, Connecticut. The park is hugely popular during fall when the leaves start to turn on the banks of the lake creating the perfect setting for a photo shoot with Fido. Pets are permitted in picnic areas in the park, but are not allowed on the campgrounds or on the beach. Lake Waramaug 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
Rocky Glen State Park Dogs are welcome at Rocky Glen State Park, an undeveloped park with an unimproved hiking road and a river running through the center. This 46-acre park is home to stunning views of craggy cliffs, old abandoned iron bridges, and a number of side trails. 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
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
Jones Family Farms Jones Family Farms is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this farm to help choose the tree for your home this Christmas. Whether you're looking for a huge tree or a smaller pine, you'll find something that fits at this well-stocked farm. They are open Thursday through Sunday from 11:00am to 5:30pm. See Details