Pet Friendly Beaches in Connecticut

Pet Friendly Beaches in Connecticut

Dog friendly beaches are a pooches’ happy place! From frolicking in the surf, digging in the sand, and soaking up the sun - what’s not to love? Connecticut has dog friendly beaches that your pooch will really dig! We’ve sniffed out the best CT dog friendly beaches that you and your four-legged beach buddy can enjoy together.

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Top Pet Friendly Beaches in Connecticut

Fairfield, Connecticut
The largest of Fairfield's Beaches, this 27 acre site offers visitors a large sandy beach with great views of Long Island Sound. From October 1 - March 31, Jennings Beach welcomes pooches to enjoy the surf and sand. They also allow horses! Dog...
Fairfield, Connecticut
Penfield Beach is a 3.5 acre beachfront property that is a favorite for many Fairfielders. A great place to swim and sun along the Long Island Sound, it offers a long stretch of sandy beach. Dogs are permitted to enter Penfield beach only during t...
East Lyme, Connecticut

Dogs are welcome at this beach as long as they are on-leash. Please be sure to pick up after your pooch. It has been reported Railroad Beach is closed until repairs to the bridge are completed in 2013.

Westport, Connecticut

Compo Beach is a 29 acre park with an extensive sand beach along the shore of Long Island Sound and boarders the Saugatuck River. From Oct. 1 through March 30 dogs are allowed in designated off-leash areas.