Dog Friendly Activities in New Hampshire

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in New Hampshire, we can point you towards the nearest off-leash dog park, the most popular dog beach, a really great hiking trail, and lots of other places to play with Fido.

Pet Friendly White Mountain National Forest
White Mountain National Forest Kancamagus Highway from Lincoln to Conway runs through the White Mountain National Forest in Campton, NH. Dogs on leashes and under voice command are welcome on the pet-friendly hiking trails. Dogs are also allowed at Franconia State Park under control, but not in campgrounds. There is a fee for a day pass. Do not leave dogs in the car unattended. See Details
Pet Friendly Benson Park
Benson Park Benson Park is a dog-friendly attraction in Hudson, NH. Fido is welcome to join you as you explore various trails, go fishing, visit the 9/11 Memorial, or play at the dog park. Please ensure your furry friend remains leashed during your visit. See Details
Conway Scenic Railroad Well-behaved, leashed dogs under 20 pounds are welcome to join passengers in coach cars on multiple dog-friendly trips on the Conway Scenic Railroad in North Conway, NH. See the beautiful New Hampshire scenery aboard the Valley Train or the Mountaineer to the Notch Train. On the Valley Train, you’ll enjoy an old-fashioned railroading experience as you journey on historic rail routes in vintage passenger cars. On the Mountaineer to the Notch Train, you’ll travel on what was once the Maine Central Railroad’s famed Mountain Division line, on tracks that were laid in the 1870s. Schedule and fares vary throughout the year. See their website for current rates. See Details
Bear Notch Ski Touring Center Bear Notch Ski Touring Center in Bartlett, NH, is a full-service XC ski and snowshoe center with more than 60km of meticulously groomed trails - all of which are dog friendly! Bring Fido on an unforgettable winter adventure as you ski, snowshoe or hike through the scenic fields, forests, riverside loops and mountains. Afterward, you can warm up with a bowl of homemade soup at one of their trailside picnic tables. Guided tours, ski school, rentals and a demonstration center are also available. See Details
Pawtuckaway State Park Pawtuckaway State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Nottingham, NH. Leashed pets are welcome on hiking trails only. Pets are not permitted in the campground or beach area during the summer season. Campers are only allowed to bring pets before May 1st and after September 30th. See Details
Loon Mountain Loon Mountain is a dog-friendly summer destination in Lincoln, NH. Your pup can join you on the gondola ride up to the summit and back down on the trails or open slopes if you prefer. Please note your furry friend must remain on a leash and is not allowed on any mountain bike trails. Click here to find a nearby pet-friendly stay in Lincoln, NH See Details
Diana's Baths Diana's Baths is a pet-friendly trail in Bartlett. Bring your leashed pooch on this hike that leads to a series of pools and cascades on Lucy Brook. Pause for a moment on one of the benches along the route and don't forget to clean up any mess that is left behind. Diana's Baths is best accessed during daylight hours. See Details
Kancamagus Highway Kancamagus Highway is a 34.5-mile scenic drive along Route 112 in Conway, NH. The highway is an excellent route for a dog-friendly road trip with your pup! You and Fido can enjoy some of the country's best fall foliage viewing areas. The Kancamagus Highway is now designated as an American Scenic Byway for its rich history, aesthetic beauty and culture. See Details
Henniker Brewing Company Henniker Brewing Company is a pet-friendly taproom in Henniker, NH. Fido can join you inside or on their spacious patio for a beverage. They offer craft beer year-round but also showcase limited releases for variety. See Details
Canobie Lake Park Leashed dogs can join their owners for a stroll through Canobie Lake Park! Although dogs are not allowed inside buildings or on rides, they can wander around the park, looking at over one hundred rides, games, live shows, food and more. Operating hours vary by season. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Bass Pro Shops is a pet-friendly store in Hooksett, NH. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you inside as you browse their aisles. They offer fishing, hunting, camping and additional outdoor supplies. See Details
Saco Canoe Rentals Company Saco Canoe Rentals Company in Conway, NH, is pet friendly. It's the perfect place for dogs to play and swim. The river averages three feet deep, and there are many sandy beaches for pups to explore along the way. This company specializes in canoe, tube and kayak rentals. See Details
Beaver Brook Falls Wayside Beaver Brook Falls Wayside is a dog-friendly recreation area in Colebrook, NH. Fido can join his owners around this relatively small, 7.3-acre park. Don't forget to bring your lunch and Fido's treats because a scenic picnic area is ideal for people to rest and enjoy the pretty surroundings. This park also has great hiking spots that overlook the waterfalls to see with your pup. See Details
Cathedral Ledge Distillery Cathedral Ledge Distillery is a dog-friendly distillery in Conway, NH where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor or indoor table. This distillery offers tastings of spirits including vodka, infused vodka, whiskey, genever, and gin. Try their organic Aquavit, fig flavored vodka, rye whiskey, or their famous maple liqueur while you're there! See Details
Sap House Meadery Sap House Meadery is a dog-friendly meadery in Ossipee, NH where Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio to enjoy premium, hand-crafted meads. This meadery is well-known for it's use of pure New Hampshire maple syrup in it's meads. Check their website for tour availabilities! See Details
Four Your Paws Only Four Your Paws Only is a well-known, award-winning pet specialty store and pet bakery in North Conway, NH, that offers so much more than ordinary pet stores. They carry a great selection of all-natural pet foods, high-quality supplies and a variety of pet-themed gifts. They also bake their own line of doggie gourmet biscuits and hand-decorated cookies. See Details
Settlers Green Outlet Village With over 60 brand names, factory outlets, specialty shops, restaurants and cafes, the pet-friendly Settlers Green Outlet Village in North Conway, NH is a walker's paradise. All dog-friendly stores are marked with a sticker on the door. Pup waste bag dispensers are located throughout the shopping center. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. See Details
Dam Brewhouse The Dam Brewhouse in Campton, NH, is pet-friendly inside and outdoors. Most of the beers on tap are gluten-free and delicious. The owners help to bring the community together. Their small tasting room and beer garden are perfect for meeting an old friend or some new ones. See Details
Ahern State Park Ahern State Park is a dog-friendly site in Laconia, NH. This 128-acre park is home to 3,500 feet of shoreline on Lake Winnisquam. Pets are permitted in the park but only on the trails. Make sure you clean up any mess your pup leaves behind, and they must be on a leash under six feet for their stay. See Details
Madison Boulder Natural Area Dogs are allowed to join their owners at the Madison Boulder Natural Area in Madison, NH. This pet-friendly public area is home to the largest known glacial erratic in North America. Madison Boulder is a huge granite rock that weighs more than 5000 tons. You and your leashed pooch can wander around the natural phenomenon, as long as all mess is cleaned up. See Details