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 Benson Park
Benson Park Benson Park is a dog-friendly park in Hudson, NH, that offers plenty of trails, fishing, a 9/11 Memorial, children's playgrounds, and a dog park. See Details
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 also allowed at Franconia State Park under control, but not in campgrounds. There is a small fee for a day pass. Do not leave dogs in the car unattended. See Details
Conway Scenic Railroad Well-behaved, leashed dogs under 20 lbs are welcome to join passengers in coach cars on multiple different dog-friendly trips on the Conway Scenic Railroad. 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 from a 1874 train station in North Conway Village to Conway or Bartlett and back again. 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! BringFido on an unforgettable winter adventure on as you ski, snowshoe, or hike through the scenic fields, forests, riverside loops, and mountains. Afterwards, you can warm up with a bowl of homemade soup at one of their trailside picnic tables. Guided tours, ski school, rental, and a demonstration center are also available. See Details
Loon mountain Loon mountain is pet-friendly. Pooches are allowed in the gondola ride up to the summit. They are also allowed in all outdoor areas as long as they are on leash. Make sure you clean up after your pup. Day access for adults starts at $20. 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
Pawtuckaway State Park Pawtuckaway State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in New Hampshire. Leashed pets are welcome on hiking trails only. Pets are not permitted in the campground or beach area during the summer season (May 1 - September 30). Campers are only allowed to bring pets before May 1st and after September 30th. See Details
Kancamagus Highway Kancamagus Highway is a 34.5 mile scenic drive along NH's Route 112 in Northern New Hampshire. Great for a dog-friendly road trip with your pooch! You and Fido can enjoy some of the best fall foliage viewing areas in the country. The Kancamagus Highway is now designated an American Scenic Byway for its rich history, aesthetic beauty and culture. See Details
Canobie Lake Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for a stroll through Canobie Lake Park! Although dogs are not allowed inside buildings or on rides, they are allowed to wander around the park, past over one hundred rides, games, live shows, food and more. Operating hours vary by season, and general admission is $39. 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 lots of sandy beaches along the way for pups to explore. This company specializes in canoe, tube and kayak rentals. See Details
Henniker Brewing Co. Brewing "with the real New Hampshire spirit of independence, hometown pride, and hard work," Henniker Brewing Company is a pet-friendly spot to grab a beer. The Brewing Company's taproom is dog-friendly, as is its outdoor area with six picnic tables, umbrellas, and a dog water bowl. The taproom sells Henniker Brewing merchandise, beer flights, growler fills, six-pack cans, pints, and snacks. Henniker Brewing Company's taproom is open Wednesday and Thursday from 12pm to 6pm, Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 7pm and Sunday from 12pm to 4pm. See Details
Beaver Brook Falls Wayside Beaver Brook Falls Wayside is a dog-friendly recreation area in Colebrook, New Hampshire. Dogs are welcome to join their owners around this relatively small, 7.3-acre park. Don't forget to bring your lunch and Fido's treats, because there's a scenic picnic area, which is ideal for people to take a rest and enjoy the pretty surroundings. There's not much hiking to be had at this one, but you can definitely enjoy the area with your pooch, as long as they are on a leash under six feet and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Dam Brewhouse The Dam Brewhouse in Campton, NH is pet friendly. Most of the beers on tap are gluten free and delicious. Sarah and John's hope is to bring community together. Their small tasting room and beer garden is a perfect place to meet an old friend, or some new ones. See Details
Ahern State Park Ahern State Park is dog-friendly. 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. They are not permitted on the beach. Make sure you clean up any mess that your pooch leaves behind and they must be on a leash under six feet for the duration of their stay. See Details
Madison Boulder Natural Area Dogs are allowed to join their owners at 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 pooch can wander around the natural phenomenon, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Modestman Brewing Modestman Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Keene, NH. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio (weather permitting). The brewery is known for its New England style IPA, but they brew all styles of beer. You can purchase food from the food truck on the back patio or bring your own food. See Details
Dover Community Trail Dover Community Trail in Dover, NH, is a dog-friendly, 3-mile round trip trail that follows former railroad bed and provides public access to protected greenways along the Cochecho and Bellamy Rivers. The in-town section of the trail provides a pedestrian and bicycle friendly connection between downtown, the Dover Middle and High School campuses and Bellamy Park. Rural extensions of the trail provide areas for bicycling, hiking, bird watching, and fishing along the rivers. See Details
Milford Drive-In Theater Milford Drive-In Theater is a dog-friendly attraction in Milford, NH. The last remaining drive-in theater in southern New Hampshire, bring Fido to enjoy a movie with friends and family. Dogs must be leashed and are not allowed inside the concession stand. Attendees frequently tailgate before a movie begins, so it is best if Fido is accustomed to crowds, strangers, children, and loud noises. See Details
Experience Squam Private Boating Excursions Book an exciting dog-friendly adventure with Fido through Experience Squam Private Boating Excursions in Holderness, NH. Your guide will cater to your boating interests and ensure both you and your canine companion have a wonderful trip on the water. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor store for fishing, hunting camping and more! Leashed dogs allowed year round. See Details
Derry Dog Park Derry Dog Park is fully fenced park in Derry, NH, that includes agility equipment, a separate small dog area, tunnels and a doggie swimming pool. All dogs must wear current license and vaccination tags. No more than two dogs to one handler at any time. See Details
Granite State Whale Watch Your pet is welcome to join you on this scenic whale watch, as long as they are leashed and it is not their first time at sea. See Details
Blue Job Mountain Blue Job Mountain is a pet-friendly trail in New Hampshire. Leashed dogs are able to use this moderate trail that runs just over a mile in length. Depending on when you visit, you'll be able to experience a beautiful wildflower display along the way. There is also a longer loop that is just over three miles in length. See Details
Livingston Park This beautiful, wooded trail is a wonderful place to bring your pet for an on-leash walk. Popular with runners, bikers, and families. Wildlife is spotted frequently too. See Details