Fun By The Shore!

For pups who love water or playing in the sand, a trip down to the coast is perfect. Some beaches in NJ welcome pets year round but during certain hours, while others only allow them during the off-season. The majority also requires them being leashed, but a few will let you take them off so they can run free and enjoy the beautiful beaches.

Sunset Beach

  609-898-1198 | Cape May County

Cape May, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Free parking and free admission! Sunset Beach is a popular dog park in Cape May, New Jersey. Dogs are permitted from September 15 through April 15th. There are pet-friendly restaurants nearby as well. The beach offers free parking and free admission. See the sunken ship Atlantus, visit souvenir shops and have a lovely day out with your dog at Sunset Beac... Read More

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Island Beach State Park

  732-793-0506 | Ocean County

Seaside Park, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Dogs allowed all year round!
Dogs are permitted at Island State Beach Park in all areas except the lifeguarded swimming area and the Spizzle Creek Bird Blind Trail. All dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet. This is a great place to bring your dogs in the summer months as well as the off-season! 

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Asbury Park 8th Avenue Beach

  (732) 616-0749 | Monmouth County

Asbury Park, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

 Dogs allowed all year round!

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Dogs are permitted at Island State Beach Park in all areas except the lifeguarded swimming area and the Spizzle Creek Bird Blind Trail. All dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet. This is a great place to bring your dogs in the summer months as well as the off-season! 

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Sandy Hook

  732-872-5970 | Monmouth County

Highlands, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

The western shore of Sandy Hook is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are permitted on the Inlet side of the park at all times. There are no park amenities such as life guards or food places available on this side of the park, but your dogs will get to play freely without restrictions. Dogs are not allowed on the eastern shore of the recreation area.

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Barnegat Light

  609-494-9196 | Ocean County

Barnegat Light, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Designated area for dogs

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Barnegat Light has a designated dog park located on West 10th Street that is open to furry friends year-round. All licensed, well-behaved dogs are welcome! Dogs are allowed on Long Beach Island during the off-season (between October 1 and April 30) and on other areas of Barnegat Light beaches from October 1 through Ap... Read More

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Stone Harbor

  609-369-5102 | Cape May County

Stone Harbor, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Dogs allowed in the morning and evening

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Bring your dogs to the beach in Stone Harbor between 80th and 84th Streets. They must be leashed and are allowed from sunrise to 9am, and then again from 6pm until sunset during summer months and other times of the year. They are not allowed on the beach during daytime hours.

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Point Pleasant Beach

  732-892-1118 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

 Dogs allowed in the off-season from 8am-3pm

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During the off-season (October 1 through April 30), you can bring your dog to the beach at Point Pleasant from the hours of 8am until 3pm. Unlike most beaches, you are not limited to morning or evening hours! Enjoy an afternoon stroll with your dog at Point Pleasant. All dogs must be on a leash.

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Malibu Beach Wildlife Management Area

  856-629-0090 | Atlantic County

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Unofficial "doggie beach" of NJ! Let your dogs enjoy some fun off-leash play in the sand and waves at Malibu Beach in Ocean City, New Jersey! Located at the far-end of Ocean City, this wildlife conservation area provides a safe and fun environment for your dogs without you having to worry about leash and timing rules. Dogs are welcome all year round at Ma... Read More

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Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area

  732-922-4080 | Monmouth County

Manasquan, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area pet friendly beach in New Jersey

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Take a scenic walk with your dog

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Dogs are welcome year-round at Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area in Manasquan, New Jersey. All dogs must be on a leash. This beautiful 55-acre site is a great place to walk your dog and appreciate wildlife and scenery. There is als... Read More

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Somers Point

  609-927-2053 | Atlantic County

Somers Point, New Jersey

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

 One of the best beaches in NJ for dogs!

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Dogs are allowed all year round at this awesome dog beach near Ocean City, NJ. And unlike many other NJ pet friendly beaches, you don’t have to keep your buddy on a leash! Let you dog roam freely on this beautiful beach. Dogs are allowed to play whenever they want as long as they ar... Read More

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Sunset Beach

 609-898-1198 | Cape May County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Cape May, New Jersey

Free parking and free admission! Sunset Beach is a popular dog park in Cape May, New Jersey. Dogs are permitted from September 15 through April 15th. There are pet-friendly restaurants nearby as well. The beach offers free parking and free admission. See the sunken ship Atlantus, visit souvenir shops and have a lovely day out with your dog at Sunset Beac... Read More

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Island Beach State Park

 732-793-0506 | Ocean County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Seaside Park, New Jersey

Dogs allowed all year round!
Dogs are permitted at Island State Beach Park in all areas except the lifeguarded swimming area and the Spizzle Creek Bird Blind Trail. All dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet. This is a great place to bring your dogs in the summer months as well as the off-season! 

... Read More

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Asbury Park 8th Avenue Beach

 (732) 616-0749 | Monmouth County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Asbury Park, New Jersey

 Dogs allowed all year round!

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Dogs are permitted at Island State Beach Park in all areas except the lifeguarded swimming area and the Spizzle Creek Bird Blind Trail. All dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet. This is a great place to bring your dogs in the summer months as well as the off-season! 

... Read More

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Sandy Hook

 732-872-5970 | Monmouth County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Highlands, New Jersey

The western shore of Sandy Hook is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are permitted on the Inlet side of the park at all times. There are no park amenities such as life guards or food places available on this side of the park, but your dogs will get to play freely without restrictions. Dogs are not allowed on the eastern shore of the recreation area.

... Read More

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Barnegat Light

 609-494-9196 | Ocean County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Barnegat Light, New Jersey

Designated area for dogs

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Barnegat Light has a designated dog park located on West 10th Street that is open to furry friends year-round. All licensed, well-behaved dogs are welcome! Dogs are allowed on Long Beach Island during the off-season (between October 1 and April 30) and on other areas of Barnegat Light beaches from October 1 through Ap... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Stone Harbor

 609-369-5102 | Cape May County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Stone Harbor, New Jersey

Dogs allowed in the morning and evening

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Bring your dogs to the beach in Stone Harbor between 80th and 84th Streets. They must be leashed and are allowed from sunrise to 9am, and then again from 6pm until sunset during summer months and other times of the year. They are not allowed on the beach during daytime hours.

... Read More

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Point Pleasant Beach

 732-892-1118 | Ocean County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

 Dogs allowed in the off-season from 8am-3pm

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During the off-season (October 1 through April 30), you can bring your dog to the beach at Point Pleasant from the hours of 8am until 3pm. Unlike most beaches, you are not limited to morning or evening hours! Enjoy an afternoon stroll with your dog at Point Pleasant. All dogs must be on a leash.

... Read More

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Malibu Beach Wildlife Management Area

 856-629-0090 | Atlantic County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Unofficial "doggie beach" of NJ! Let your dogs enjoy some fun off-leash play in the sand and waves at Malibu Beach in Ocean City, New Jersey! Located at the far-end of Ocean City, this wildlife conservation area provides a safe and fun environment for your dogs without you having to worry about leash and timing rules. Dogs are welcome all year round at Ma... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area

 732-922-4080 | Monmouth County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Manasquan, New Jersey

Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area pet friendly beach in New Jersey

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Take a scenic walk with your dog

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Dogs are welcome year-round at Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area in Manasquan, New Jersey. All dogs must be on a leash. This beautiful 55-acre site is a great place to walk your dog and appreciate wildlife and scenery. There is als... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Somers Point

 609-927-2053 | Atlantic County

Pet Friendly Beaches in NJ

Somers Point, New Jersey

 One of the best beaches in NJ for dogs!

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Dogs are allowed all year round at this awesome dog beach near Ocean City, NJ. And unlike many other NJ pet friendly beaches, you don’t have to keep your buddy on a leash! Let you dog roam freely on this beautiful beach. Dogs are allowed to play whenever they want as long as they ar... Read More

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