Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in East Hampton, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in East Hampton, and 8 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 East Hampton.

Pet Friendly Cedar Point County Park
Cedar Point County Park BringFido to Cedar Point County Park for some outdoor fun. Explore the more than 600 acres that makee up this delightful East Hampton Park. Take him on a hike along the Cedar Point Lighthouse Loop Trail, an easy 5.65 mile hike that will take about 2.5 hours to complete. This loop will take you by an old lighthouse, originally constructed in 1838. Dogs are not allowed in the picnic areas and must be leashed. *** Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. *** See Details
Pet Friendly Shadmoor State Preserve Trail
Shadmoor State Preserve Trail Shadmoor State Preserve Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike in Shadmoor State Park Preserve that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. Once the site of military activity, this park now provides you and your dog a place to enjoy the ocean and beach. Dogs are not allowed in public use areas and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Fresh Pond Loop Trail Fresh Pond Loop Trail is an easy, 3 mile hike in Hither Hills State Park that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. When exploring this trail and enjoying the vistas keep in mind that dogs are not permitted in public areas and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Mountain Laurel Loop Trail Mountain Laurel Loop Trail is an easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. Hike this trail in mid-June to see the mountain laurel in full bloom. This park is also beautiful throughout the year with its kettle pools and dense vegetation. Dogs must be leashed and a trail map available at the Southampton Trails Preservation Society is also a good idea. See Details
Long Pond Greenbelt Trail Long Pond Greenbelt Trail is a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Your dog will love this trail that takes you by fresh ponds, marshes, swamps, and brooks. The map available for purchase from the Southampton Trails Preservation Society is a necessity for this unmarked trail. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Inlet Pond County Park Inlet Pond County Park offers a well marked trail system (about 1.5 miles) through woodlands, open areas of shrubs and vines, and mature oak forest. Leashed dogs are welcome on these easy to follow trails. The trail leads to freshwater Inlet Pond that has an observation platform with seats. In late summer, hundreds of Bull Frog tadpoles inhabit the freshwater pond. Herons and egrets forage around the edge. The pond also hosts a pair of Mute Swans each spring for nesting and raising their cygnets. Tree Swallows and Red-winged Blackbirds nest around the pond. Beyond is a Long Island Sound. See Details
Napeague State Park Napeague State Park is a 1,364-acre state park in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, NY. The largely undeveloped park stretches across the entire narrow width of the South Fork of Long Island from the Atlantic Ocean to Gardiners Bay and Block Island Sound. The park is located on either side of the Montauk Highway (New York Route 27) on the "Napeague Stretch" between Amagansett and Montauk. Leashed dogs are welcome in the park, but there is virtually no infrastructure or permitted camping. The beach is usually closed during the summer because the endangered piping plover nests near the beach. See Details
Montauk County Park Montauk County Park offers outer beach access and outer beach camping, seasonal hunting, salt and freshwater fishing, hiking, horseback riding trails and canoeing. There is camping for self-contained trailers and campgrounds for youth scout groups. The park is dog friendly as long as dogs are kept leashed. See Details
Shadmoor State Park Ninety-nine acre Shadmoor State Park, located one quarter-mile east of Montauk Village, features more than 2,400 feet of ocean beach accessed by two stairways. The park, named for its open, rolling geography and the shadbush that grows there, also has bluffs, freshwater wetlands that are part of the preserve, hiking trails and elevated platforms for birdwatching and enjoying the shoreline views. Visitors may picnic and saltwater fish. A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals). See Details