Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Montauk, NY

There are 6 dog friendly hiking trails in Montauk. 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 Montauk.

Pet Friendly Montauk Point Lighthouse
Montauk Point Lighthouse Dogs aren't allowed in the building at Montauk Point Lighthouse and Museum, but you can hike on the rocky ledges surrounding the lighthouse, which offer a spectacular view of the crashing surf below. There are also other hiking trails in the immediate area. 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
Point Woods Loop Trail Point Woods Loop Trail is an easy, 5.5 mile hike in Montauk Point State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Explore the eastern point of Long Island and its panoramic views of ocean bluffs, the Montauk Lighthouse, or get your feet in the sand and ocean. Dogs are only permitted on designated trails and must remain on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Dogs are not allowed in public use areas. 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
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
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
Bluff Point State Park At Bluff Point State Park, you and Fido can enjoy saltwater fishing, boating, hiking, and more. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Haley Farm State Park Dogs are welcome at Haley Farm State Park. The area can be used for general recreation, but the main draw is a section of the Mystic to Groton bike path. You can wander along it with Fido or cycle with them in tandem. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. 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