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yarmouth, MA: Dog-friendly activites

Dog-friendly beaches in Yarmouth

Yarmouth beach rules changed in 2016 to allow dogs in the offseason. No dogs are allowed on the beach in the summer. Check out the National Seashore Beaches for that.

Yarmouth Beach Rules

Yarmouth beach rules prohibit dogs during the summer season. Here are the dog rules for beaches in Yarmouth, MA:

  • Seagull Beach and Grey’s Beach from April 1 through Labor Day
  • All other beaches beginning May 15 through Labor Day
  • Owner must clean up after dog(s) immediately and appropriately dispose of any and all feces
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times

Dog-friendly hotels in Yarmouth

Yarmouth has some places where you can stay with your dog. To plan your vacation check out our updated guide:


Dog-friendly restaurants in Yarmouth

Dogs are allowed at a bunch of restaurants in town. Check out our complete guide to them:


Dog Park in Yarmouth, MA

The Yarmouth dog park is located at the sandy pond recreation area, at 452–474 Buck Island Road in Yarmouth.

The park opened in 2015. It is a 26,000 square foot park with three separate enclosed areas to accommodate large dogs, small dogs, and an area for shy dogs or those in training.

It’s a great place to let your dog run off some energy so you can get a sleepy pup at night. Come make some new friends!


Dog walks and pet-friendly hiking trails in Yarmouth

Historical Society of Old Yarmouth trail


Know of any fun things for dogs in the area? Please let us know. We’re always looking for dog-friendly activities in Yarmouth on Cape Cod.

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