I love spending the day at the beach by the water.

But do you ever feel guilty that while you are soaking up the sun, your dog is sitting at home alone waiting for you to return?

Well it is a good thing there are quite a few locations at the Jersey Shore that you can bring your pet along with you!

I have brought Carolina a few times and she has a blast! It is an amazing place for your pup to play between the waves and the sand.

Plus, you simultaneously spend some quality bonding time with your pup.

For other dog-related searches, check out BringFido.com.

8th Ave Dog Beach

8th Ave & Ocean Ave, Asbury Park

From October 1st through May 15th, dogs are allowed on the boardwalk and 8th Ave beach all day long. During the Summer, dogs are only welcome between 6:00 PM to 8:30 AM.


Fisherman's Cover Conservation Area

391 3rd Ave, Manasquan

Dogs are welcome at the Eastern section of the beach only but they must be leashed at all times.

Island Beach State Park

2400 Central Ave, Seaside Park

Dogs are allowed in the park but no on the swimming beach where there is a lifeguard present. They must be on a leash that is no longer than 6 ft.

Bay Head Beach

10 Bridge Ave, Bay Head

Dogs are unfortunately not allowed during the Summer but after Labor Day, your dog is welcome anytime on a leash.


Barnegat Light Beaches

29 E 11th St, Barnegat Light

Dogs are allowed on the beach from October 1st through April 15th but must be on leash. LBI does not allow dogs from May 1st until October 1st.

Sandy Hook/ Gateway National Park

1 Bay Ave, Highlands  (End of Highlands Bridge)

Dogs are permitted on the bay-side beaches at Plum Island and Horseshoe Cove throughout the year on a leash. Dogs are permitted on the Ocean-side beaches from March 15th through Labor Day.

Sandy Hook

100 Hartshorne Drive, Middletown

Pets are allowed on the bay-side on a leash year round.

Brant Beach

6013 Ocean Blvd, Beach Haven

No dogs are allowed between April 1st to October 1st but between the months of October through March, dogs are allowed while on a leash.

For more information, check out BringFido.com.

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