Nags Head - Pet-Friendly Places


Jockey's Ridge State Park

300 W. Carolista Drive,
Nags Head, NC
Hours: November - February: 8am - 6pm March, April, September: 8am - 8pm October: 8am - 7pm May - August: 8 Cost: Free Jockey's Ridge State Park welcomes leashed dogs. There are trails that will take you into multiple environments including wetlands, sandy beaches, and grassy dunes. Note: Jockey's Ridge State Park also allows dogs on the sand dunes however, sand spurs are present (ouch!). The sand can also reach temperatures that are 30 degrees higher than the air [email protected]

Mulligan's Raw Bar & Grille

4005 South Croatan Highway,
Nags Head, NC
Pet Friendly Mulligan's Raw Bar & Grille in Nags Head, NC
Outdoor table allow dogs

Nags Head Beach

S Virginia Dare Trail & W Soundside,
Nags Head, NC
Pet Friendly Nags Head Beach in Nags Head, NC
Dogs are allowed on the beach year-round as long as they are restrained by a leash not exceeding 10 feet. When traveling to the well know "Nags Head Beach" area it is a must to enjoy some beach time with your dog . Sit and relax or take a long run along with beach to burn off car stress for both you and your pooch.

Oregon Inlet 4WD Beach

98 NC 12 Hwy,
Nags Head, NC
Pet Friendly Oregon Inlet 4WD Beach in Nags Head, NC
Hours: Cost: Free This is a 4 wheel drive beach across the street from Oregon Inlet Fishing center. The fishing center offers free air to re-inflate your tires once you are done your day at the beach. All of the beach rules are posted on a sign at the drive-on entrance. Dogs are very welcome! There are no lifeguards on duty here. Fish and Game and/or the Coast Guard make occasional sweeps of the beach. It is a very open atmosphere - beach goers are not squished together, so there is plenty of space for some off-leash fetch and swimming with your pooch! Make sure to bring your own fresh water as well since there is no shower/spigot at this beach. Be sure to stay off the turtle nesting areas which are clearly marked and as always, pooper scoop after your pooch!

South Beach Grille

6806 S Virginia Dare Trail,
Nags Head, NC
Pet Friendly South Beach Grille in Nags Head, NC
Dogs welcome on the deck