dog-friendly places in barnstable, ma
the town of barnstable is the largest community on cape cod. while the beaches don’t allow dogs in the summertime, there are some great activities for dogs available year round.
Barnstable offers incredible trails for dog walks, and some interesting people- and dog-watching opportunities available in the shopping area of Main Street, Hyannis.
read the barnstable dog regulations, which cover barnstable’s many villages:
- the village of Barnstable, including Cummaquid
- Centerville, including Craigville
- Hyannis, including Hyannis Port and West Hyannis port
- Marstons Mills
- West Barnstable
dog-friendly beaches in barnstable
- view the barnstable public beach map
- where to get a barnstable beach sticker
- barnstable beach parking regulations
dogs are allowed on beaches in barnstable from september 15th – may 15th. pets are not allowed on beaches during the summer season, or in protected areas that are closed due to piping plovers nesting.
857 craigville beach road, centerville; Centerville Residents only
997 craigville beach road, centerville
348 east bay road, osterville; Osterville Residents only
Eugenia Fortes (aka East) Beach
Ianough Ave, Hyannisport; Hyannisport Residents only
415 Route 149, Marstons Mills, MA
1431 Phinney’s Lane, Barnstable
290 Tower Hill Road, Osterville
670 ocean steeT, Hyannis
long beach road, centerville; Centerville Residents only
281 ocean beach ave., cotuit; Cotuit Residents only
1444 Santuit Newtown Road, Cotuit;
307 Millway, Barnstable; Barnstable Residents only
Cotuit Residents only
Orrin Keyes Beach, aka Keyes beach
175 ocean ave., Hyannis
85 old shore road, Cotuit; Cotuit Residents only
Sandy Neck Beach
590 Sandy Neck Road, West Barnstable; orv oversand driving permits available. more info on oversand beach driving on cape cod
480 ocean street, Hyannis
460 Shootflying hill road, centerville
Dog-friendly hotels in barnstable
Cascade Motor Lodge
201 Main Street , Hyannis, Massachusetts – 508-775-9717
the Cascade Motor Lodge in hyannis allows dogs year round.
Comfort Inn Cape Cod
1470 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, Massachusetts – 508-771-4804
the quality Inn Cape Cod is pet friendly and they allow dogs year round.
Comfort Inn Cape Cod website
Harbor House Inn
119 Ocean Street, Hyannis, Massachusetts – 508-771-1880
the Harbor House Inn allows dogs year round, reservations required. tucker the dog will greet you on your arrival.
Lamb and Lion Inn
2504 Route 6A, Barnstable, Massachusetts – 508-362-6823
the Lamb and Lion Inn allows dogs year round. special dog package available.
lamb and lion inn website
Marston Family Bed & Breakfast
70 Marston Ave., Hyannisport, Massachusetts – 508-775-3334
the Marston Family Bed & Breakfast allows dogs year round. dogs must be kept on a leash or run while inside.
the marston family bed and breakfast has a few pets of their own to welcome you: their cat Lucy lives in the house and avoids guest pets, and their beagles, Riley and Clover, live in the barn.
Marston Family Bed & Breakfast website
Simmons Homestead Inn
288 Scudder Avenue, Hyannisport, Massachusetts – 508-778-4999
the Simmons Homestead Inn allows dogs year round
simmons homestead inn website
dog-friendly restaurants in barnstable, cape cod
Main street hyannis can get pretty busy in the summertime, and is a good place to people watch with your dog. most of the establishments aren’t looking for dogs to enter, but there are a few with outdoor patios that can accommodate people with pets.
372 main street, Hyannis, MA
Schooner’s restaurant has some outdoor seating right on main street, so you can see the hyannis tourist rush with your dog resting at your ankles.
360 main street, Hyannis, MA
alberto’s has some tasty italian meals, with sidewalk tables that are dog-friendly.
4631 falmouth road, Cotuit, MA
the regatta of cotuit at the crocker house has outdoor seating that is dog friendly in the summertime.
barnstable dog park
Dog lovers in barnstable are eagerly awaiting the opening of the barnstable dog park in the summer of 2016.
The planned 22 acre barnstable park will feature three enclosed dog areas with rounded fencing to avoid dogs getting cornered.
The dog park will be located near hathaway’s pond. See below for information on the Hathaway Pond trail, a nice place to walk your dog.
dog-friendly hiking trails and dog walks in barnstable, cape cod
view map | note that there’s a shooting range in part of this conservation area. nearby trails are closed for hiking for some reason.
veterinarians and dog care in barnstable, cape cod