Other Dog Activities in Stratford, CT

There are 20 other dog friendly attractions within 20 miles of Stratford. 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 Stratford.

Pet Friendly Sherwood Island State Park
Sherwood Island State Park Dogs are welcome at Sherwood Island State Park, Connecticut's first state park, in the off season. This public recreation area can be found on the shore of Long Island Sound and offers swimming, fishing, and other activities. The 238 acres of beach, wetlands, and woodlands provides a varied landscape for you and Fido to enjoy. You can bring Fido to the park during the off-season from October 1 to April 14. Pets are not allowed in the park during the summer season from April 15 through September 30. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until 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
Books & Company Books & Company is pet-friendly. This great bookstore offers like-new used books at half-price or less, greeting cards, unusual gifts and more. They also serve coffee and treats at Legal Grounds. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they browse inside. Books & Company is open Tuesday through Thursday from 9am to 1pm and Friday through Sunday from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Visit their website for up-to-date opening times as these are subject to change. 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
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
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
Avalon Park and Preserve Avalon Park and Preserve is pet-friendly. This natural conservation area is home to five diverse habitats and abundant native flora and fauna. You can explore these on the pet-friendly trails with your leashed pup. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 8pm. 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
Harmony Vineyards Leashed dogs can join you during the warm months at Harmony Vineyards. Harmony Vineyards serves harbor-side terroir wine. Fido is only allowed in the lower vineyard seating areas and must be cleaned up after and on a short leash. Dogs are not allowed in the tasting house, on the vineyard terrace, or when the weather is poor, and they must leave before dusk. The days in which dogs are allowed at Harmony Vineyards vary, so guests should call ahead before planning their outing. See Details
Sleeping Giant State Park Sleeping Giant State Park is dog-friendly. Despite the name, this park is popular among hikers and people looking for a picturesque place to have a picnic. The name actually comes from the mountaintops resembling the image of a giant having a nap. You can wander the uneven ridges on one of the many hiking trails with Fido as long as they are on a leash. 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
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
Southport Park This 10-acre park in the heart of historic downtown Southport is open to the public and was designed for joggers, hikers, dog walkers and children of all ages. The improved park now contains more than 1/2 mile of newly constructed walking trails that are well marked and include map stands and interest stations. Play areas, benches, and a picnic area are located on the property. See Details
Wharton Brook State Park Dogs are welcome at Wharton Brook State Park, where you and Fido can enjoy woodland and sandy knolls. Fill up your bag with some grub and treats and take a hike together along one of the trails in the area to one of the picnic spots, including an old pavilion in the center. Wharton Brook State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 6pm. 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
Quinnipiac River State Park Quinnipiac River State Park is dog-friendly. You can bring your pooch with you to enjoy nearly six miles and 323 acres of floodplain over four different sections. One of the most popular things to do in the park is to wander on the Banton Quinnipiac Trail, a four-mile pathway that weaves around the river bank and beyond. Remember to keep Fido on a leash during the entirety of their visit. Quinnipiac River State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Farm River State Park Dogs are welcome at Farm River State Park, home to 16.5 miles of the Farm River, paths, and meadows. The scenic river flows gently through the middle of the park and is a great sight to see with Fido. You can bring them with you as long as they are on a leash under six feet. 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
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
Scoot & Paddle Scoot & Paddle is dog-friendly! Paddle along the shoreline on a SUP, circumnavigate Charles Island with your dog. Check out the website for special events, races, full moon paddles, singles, bonfires... See Details