Other Dog Activities in New Jersey

Tired of watching Fido run laps in the dog park? We’ve got the scoop on lots of other dog friendly attractions in New Jersey too. You’ll find information on all of the dog friendly wineries, boat rentals, botanical gardens, drive-ins, and other offbeat animal attractions in New Jersey here.

Pet Friendly Wonder Bar Yappy Hour
Wonder Bar Yappy Hour Yappy Hour is when the Wonder Bar plays host to furry friends! With plenty of fenced-­in outdoor space, dogs can meet new friends, get some exercise, or just chill by the water bowl, while their humans do some socializing of their own. Dogs must be neutered and have current rabies tag or dog license. Choke, prong and spike collars are not permitted. The Yappy Hour deck is for customers 21 and over. Yappy Hour times are Monday from 4pm to 7pm (small dogs only), Thursday and Friday from 4pm to 7pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. There is a charge of $5 per person each day. See Details
Pet Friendly Working Dog Winery
Working Dog Winery Working Dog Winery is a popular pet-friendly tasting room in central NJ. They welcome dogs to join their owners on the lawn. Dozens of customers bring their dogs with them during the weekends of these dates to enjoy the vast grounds and spend quality time with their four-legged friends. Working Dog Winery is open Friday from 2pm to 6pm and Saturday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Turdo Vineyards & Winery Turdo Vineyards & Winery has dog-friendy, self-guided tours through the eco-friendly winery and vineyard. Relaxed and attentive service, good wines. See Details
Cape May Winery Cape May Winery encompasses four different vineyards, containing over 150 acres, from which 16 varieties of grapes are grown. Traditional tastings take place in the main tasting room and deck bar (weather permitting) where you will enjoy an educational experience led by one of their knowledgable wine associates. You will stand at the bar and learn while you sip each of the wines you selected for your unique tasting. Come and see what makes the Cape May area such a premier grape growing region. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Cold Spring Brewery Bring Fido to this dog-friendly brewery housed in a restored 1804 three bay English-style barn located in historic Cold Spring Village. Cold Spring Brewery serves several varieties of beer like Cresse American Wheat, Dennisville Inn Porter, and Bradner Brown. Leashed dogs are welcome. The brewery is open daily from noon to 8 pm. Village Admission: $12 Adults, $10 ages 3 to 12 See Details
Sunset Lake The site of the only battle of the American Revolution fought in Cape May County.

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Olde Lafayette Village NJ's Dog Friendliest Village. Lafayette Village offers a wide variety of dog friendly shops. Dogs are allowed inside most of the outlet and specialty shops.We have a free run dog park, double gated, with a large and small dog area. The ice cream parlor offers "Frosty Paws" for dogs. K-nine Coaching offers both private and group lessons from entry level through competition levels along with dog related items. The Village Barkery is an onsite dog groomer. Fuzzy Nation offers items for the dog owner. We have a beautiful walking path. Just a 10 minute walk along a quiet river leads you to the center of Lafayette's Antique center, also dog friendly! There are dog watering and "poopy bag" stations scattered throughout the "Village" for your dogs comfort. Join us for a day of fun for both you and your furry Best Friend
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Alstede Farms Shop for fresh fruit and vegetables with Fido at the dog-friendly Alstede Farms in Chester, NJ. Pets must be leashed at all times, non-aggressive, and properly vaccinated. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the picking fields or orchards and must remain on the farm lanes. See Details
Russell Farms Community Park Dogs are welcome in this 5-acre park as long as they are kept on-leash. The park is designed to be a haven for nature lovers and dogs will definitely enjoy the walking trails on-site. Trails are red gravel. There are two dog clean-up stations, several benches along the trail, and a grass field in the center. Parking is on a gravel lot. See Details
Ort Farms Ort Farms is pet-friendly. This farm has a pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, apple cannons, kiddie train, pony rides, and other autumn fun. Leashed dogs are welcome to join in most activities. Hours vary seasonally. See Details
Eagle Rock Reservation Eagle Rock Reservation is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the trails around the reservation, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The Eagle Rock Reservation is over 400 acres along the Watchung Mountains ridge line located between West Orange, Montclair and Verona. The 40 mile Lenape Trail skirts the eastern edge of the park. The hiking trails and footpaths that crisscross the woodland areas of the park are friendly for hikers of all ages and abilities. The main attraction for dog lovers at the park is the statue that commemorates the canine heroes of 9/11, who gave their lives to try to save people inside. See Details
Corson's Inlet State Park Corson's Inlet State Park is pet-friendly. This popular spot has lots of recreational opportunities for dogs and their owners, including hiking, fishing, crabbing, boating and sunbathing. Dogs are not allowed on the beaches at Corson's Inlet and unfortunately, they are not allowed April 1st to September 15th in any area of Corsons. Dogs must be on a leash for the duration of their visit and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Bellview Winery Bring Fido to join you as you taste wine at Bellview Winery, located less than an hour west outside of Atlantic City. For just $5, sample eight wines from a list of over twenty wines available. Dogs are allowed inside the tasting room. There is plenty of outdoor space to enjoy, too! Bellview Winery is open daily from 10am until 5pm. See Details
Dark City Brewing Company "Crafting beers that are unique and eccentric," Dark City Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to lounge beside their owners at Dark City's dog-friendly seating. Its year-round brews include Bond Street Brownie, a brown ale; City Limits, an American pale ale; and Born to Ruin, an "aggressively-dank" West Coast inspired double IPA. The taproom is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 9pm, Friday from 5pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 8pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Alstede Farms Alstede Farms is pet-friendly. The farm is home to horses, goats, sheep, and donkeys. Dogs are welcome at the many U-pick selections year-round. Each season brings new fun for your family and new flavors to your table. They are open every day of the week from 9am to 7pm. See Details
Allaire State Park & Historic Village Allaire State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Wall Township, New Jersey. History loving hounds will enjoy the 19th-century iron making town, Allaire Village, and its antique steam trains on the Pine Creek Railroad. Another section of the park that is popular is the Manasquan River, which winds through it. Anglers and recreational boat users can often be found on the banks and in the water. There is lots of native wildlife to be found here too. You'll discover lots of trails when you visit. Be sure to bring Fido's leash and bags to clean up after them. Family campsites 1-8 are pet-friendly, so you and Fido can stay overnight together and keep exploring the next day. All of the events at the park are pet-friendly, but dogs are not permitted inside any of the buildings. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 8pm. See Details
Cheesequake State Park Look out, I think there's going to be a Cheesequake! Surprisingly, the park is not named after an astonishing natural event where cheese falls from the sky. The name actually comes from the Delaware word for upland. At this park, you and Fido will discover open fields, saltwater and freshwater marshes, a white cedar swamp, Pine Barrens, and a northeastern hardwood forest. There's also a beach, but dogs are not permitted on it. Family campsites #23-27 and #37-40 are pet-friendly, so you and your pooch can stay for a little longer. If you're vegan, you may want to give this one a miss. The park is open daily from 8am until 6pm. See Details
Hopatcong State Park Hopatcong State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Landing, New Jersey. This 9-mile park contains 2,500 acres of freshwater in the form of Lake Hopatcong, a popular spot for fishing, boating, and swimming. Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on the beach at this state park. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. You can access the park every day of the week from 8am to 8pm. See Details
Freedom Boat Club South Jersey Freedom Boat Club South Jersey is pet-friendly. Members have unlimited access to a wide variety of brand new premium powerboats. You and your pooch can use them to fish, waterski, dock and dine, or cruise. The personal tours available even garner a ten percent discount if you bring your dog with you. Freedom Boat Club is open every day of the week from 8am to 8pm. See Details
Southwind Vineyard & Winery A beautiful 100 acre estate to explore, exercise your dogs and have a wine tasting and/or a glass or bottle. It makes a nice break if you are traveling and is just a few miles off of route 55 on your way to the Jersey Shore. See Details
Cape May Brewing Company Brewtanical Garden Cape May Brewing Company's Brewtanical Garden is dog friendly. The Brewtanical Garden, located behind the Tasting Room + Beer Garden, features 12 taps of Cape May's award-winning craft brews. This space is open to the elements and hours of operation depend on the season. Please call before visiting with Fido. All seating is first come, first served. Well-behaved animals must remain on a leash at all times and the owner is responsible for cleaning up after their furry friend. Animals are not allowed inside the Tasting Room or Beer Garden. See Details
Petro Bordentown This gas station has a full-service restaurant open 24 hours, Iron Skillet, Arby's and a Travel Store. This location also 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 product. See Details
Beach Haus Brewery Unfortunately, Beach Haus Brewery is no longer pet-friendly. See Details
Carton Brewing Atlantic Highlands' first micro-brewery, Carton Brewing is dog-friendly! Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome to join their owners at the brewery. Its beer menu includes Carton of Milk, HopPun, Boat Beer, and IDIPA. Tasting flights are $5 and reservations are not required. Carton Brewing is open Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 8pm, Friday from 4pm to 8pm, Saturday from 12pm to 8pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details