Pet Policy

Dog on Park Bench

RI DEM is pleased to allow you the privilege of bringing your domestic pet (limited to cats and dogs only) to overnight campgrounds in Rhode Island’s state parks and management areas. It is up to you, the pet owner, to act responsibly with your pet and to be courteous of other park and management area users to help ensure this privilege is always extended. Be nice to your pet, your parks and other park visitors. Your cooperation is appreciated.

The following locations are exceptions to this policy: Charlestown Breachway, East Beach

Documentation of Law for Pets in Campgrounds

Download a Pet Certification Form

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