South end of Mattabeseck RoadMiddlefield, CTPhone:
Park is fenced and wooded and has a separate small dog area. bring water for your dog. Hours: Dawn to dusk
Dog Rules: Dogs must display a valid license and have proof of up-to-date rabies vaccinations.
Prohibited: Absolutely no food, bones, treats, alcoholic beverages, glass containers, strollers, bicycles, skateboards, roller blades or children’s toys are allowed inside the dog park. No smoking is allowed inside the dog park.
People rules: Dog owners must immediately clean up after their dogs and remove the waste off-site. Dog waste bag dispensers are provided. Children under 14 years of age are not permitted in the dog park unless accompanied by an adult willing to assume responsibility for their actions. Children must be closely supervised.
Branford Dog Park
421 Shore DriveBranford, CTPhone:
This fenced dog park is behind an adult day care center and has grass and drinking water.
Managed by Town of Branford
Fitch Street and Whalley AvenueNew Haven, CTPhone: 203-946-6086
Park has a fenced-in area for dog owners to let their animals play off-leash. Dogs must be on leash in all areas outside the dog run. This dog park has benches, grass, and shade trees. Bring water for your dog. Hours: Sunrise to sunset. Managed by City of New Haven
Park is completely fenced with a brick path and patio, a separate small dog area with separate entrance, benches and picnic tables (mostly for the dogs to play on or under), and a compressed gravel trail. It is wheelchair accessible. Dogs of all sizes are allowed, but owners/custodians must carry their leashes on them at all times. Dog Rules: All dogs must have current license and shot tags on their collar/harness; be accompanied and in sight of their owners/custodians at all times, and under voice control.
Prohibited: Female dogs in heat, and aggressive dogs, dogs younger than 4 months old, smoking, bicycles.
People rules: Owners must clean up after pets immediately, dispose of their waste properly, and fill in any holes they may dig.
Yale Divinity School Dog Park
St. Ronan StreetNew Haven, CTPhone:
Park is fenced, with little grass and a couple of benches for people. It is in a residential neighborhood, and barking should be strictly controlled. Managed by Yale Divinity School
Eisenhower Dog Park
975 West River Street (via the rear of the park off West River Street)Milford, CTPhone:
This is a fenced dog run of 0.75 acre where dogs may play off-leash. Leashes required in all other parts of Eisenhower Park. This dog park has grass, dirt, a tree, and chairs (no separate small dog area). Be sure to bring water for your dog. Clean up after your dog. Managed by City of Milford