Dog Friendly Trails Worldwide

If your dog likes to ruff it, bring Fido hiking the next time you're craving a little adventure. Our dog friendly hiking section includes everything from easy one-hour walks to fantastic overnight trips that won't be soon forgotten. Seriously, go take a hike!

Grand Canyon National Park

Pets are permitted in Grand Canyon National Park. Pets must remain on a leash at all times. Pets are allowed on trails above the rim, Mather Campground, Desert View Campground, Trailer Village and throughout the developed areas. Pets are not permitted below the rim, in park lodging (hotel rooms), or on park buses. On the North Rim pets are not allowed other than the bridle path that connects the lodge with the North Kaibab Trail. A kennel is available at the South Rim only. It is open daily from 7:30am - 5pm. Call (928) 638-0534 for information. Reservations are suggested.

Biltmore Estate

The Biltmore Estate is pet friendly! Dogs are allowed to explore the extensive grounds and roam through the more than 250 acres of landscaped gardens. Fido is also welcome to join the humans at several restaurants with outdoor seating in Antler Hill Village.

The Cascades at Lake Mohigan

This is a beautiful dog-friendly recreation area in Fairfield, Connecticut. The trails surround a lake and waterfall/creek called the cascades on acreage donated by the G.E. corporation. There are waste bins for doggie cleanups, so bring your baggies.

Cabrillo Tide Pools Trail

Cabrillo Tide Pools Trail is an easy, 0.5 mile hike in Cabrillo National Monument that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Although some people along the trail may tell you that your dog is not allowed, this trail is in fact the only area in Cabrillo National Monument where dogs are allowed. Fido will have to remain on a leash on the trail to the tide pools.

Slide Rock State Park

Slide Rock State Park, located just outside of Sedona, Arizona, is a 43-acre park in Oak Creek Canyon. This site gets its name after the slippery rocks that form a slick natural water chute. Visitors have been coming to this park to swim and catch a tan for generations. Leashed dogs are welcome in the park, but are not permitted near the creek and swimming areas.

Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park

Your pup is welcome to join you as you hike the trails of Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park and enjoy gorgeous views of downtown and the ocean. Mutt mitts are provided along many of the trails.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is home to over 800 miles of hiking trails, but take note that dogs are NOT allowed on most of them. They are welcome on the Gatlinburg Trail (a 1.9 mile hike from the Sugarland Visitor Center to the outskirts of Gatlinburg, TN) and the Oconaluftee River Trail (a 1.5 mile hike from the Oconaluftee Visitor Center to the outskirts of Cherokee, NC). Dogs are also allowed in the campgrounds, picnic areas, and along roads, but must be kept on a leash at all times. As with most parks, your pets should be well-behaved and you should always clean up after them.

Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is less than a half-hour drive from the Strip in Las Vegas. Pets are allowed on trails in Red Rock Canyon, but should be kept on a leash. Owners are required to clean up after their dogs. Baggies for waste disposal are available in the campground and at the Scenic Drive fee station. In the campground, pets must be leashed at all times. Pets must be leashed at other developed facilities such as the visitor center, Willow Springs picnic area, and Red Rock overlook. Due to the extreme temperatures in the Canyon, pet owners should never leave their pets unattended inside their vehicles, and you should bring plenty of water for your pet as well.

Runyon Canyon Park

Runyon Canyon Park is a 160-acre city park near Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills. The park features a 90-acre off-leash dog park with an abundance of hiking trails. Although Fido does not need to be kept on a leash, owners must clean up after their pets. Baggie stations are located throughout the park.

Cowles Mountain

Pets are welcome to join you on leashes as you hike this popular San Diego mountain. Enjoy the gorgeous views from the summit.

Gardiner County Park

This park is known for being extremely dog-friendly, with many on-leash trails, a doggie water fountain, and waste station.

Beaver Brook Trail

The Beaver Brook Trail is a strenuous hike on the south rim of Clear Creek Canyon. And even though the trail isn't far from Denver, it's difficult enough that Fido will think he's on a primitive backcountry hike.

Crabtree Falls

Crabtree Falls is the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River and is located in Nelson County, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 27. Crabtree Falls features a series of five major cascades and a number of smaller ones that fall a total distance of 1,200 feet. The first overlook is just a few hundred feet from the upper parking lot along a gentle, paved trail, making it an excellent stopover for travelers of all ages and abilities. The more adventuresome hiker may continue along the 2 and 1/2 mile Crabtree Falls Trail to four other overlooks offering spectacular views of the Crabtree Creek Falls and the Tye River Valley. Crabtree Falls can be reached from the Blue Ridge Parkway by travelling to milepost 27. Exit onto VA 56 going east and follow the signs to Crabtree Falls (about 6.3 miles). It is open from dawn to dusk daily. Well-behaved dogs are permitted off-leash on the trail. All other dogs should be leashed.

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

Pets are welcome on-leash on the trails of this lovely San Diego preservation area.

Solstice Canyon

Bring your pet out for a bit of exercise on this mild hike, which afford breathtaking views of the ocean. Leashed pets are welcome.

North Carolina Arboretum

The North Carolina Arboretum is a 434-acre natural treasure with 65 acres of cultivated gardens and 10 miles of hiking and biking trails adjacent to the Bent Creek Experimental Forest. The Arboretum offers a variety trails rated as Easy, Easy to Moderate, Moderate, and Moderate to Difficult, and dogs are allowed on all of them with you. Dogs are not, however, allowed in any of the buildings and some of the gardens. Parking fee is $14 per vehicle.

Walt Whitman Trail

Walt Whitman Trail is an easy, 4.25 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Aside from the moderate climb to the 401 foot Jaynes Hill, this hike is quite flat. Horses also frequent this park and you should watch out for them as you hike. Please note that dogs must be leashed; dogs not permitted in picnic areas.

Alpine Pedal Path

Alpine Pedal Path is a 3.5-mile (one way) asphalt trail available for morning jogs, bike rides, leisurely walks, or just taking the dog for a walk. It boasts fresh air and beautiful scenery along the way. It has access points as well that lead to the lake and various beaches. Dogs are allowed at owner's full responsibility.

Mandeville Canyon Fire Road

Pets are welcome on-leash on the 10 miles of trails at this rarely crowded Brentwood park with beautiful views of the mountains and ocean.

Barker Valley Trail

Barker Valley Trail is a moderately easy, 7.5 mile hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. On this trail you will actually descend on the way in and then ascend on the way out. The very slow and steady incline, allows for an inverse hike that isn't utterly exhausting. The trail can be hot throughout the year, and it is important to bring plenty of water along. Turn west from Highway 79 at a point 6.5 miles northwest of Warner Springs (mile 41.9 according to the roadside mileage markers). Continue up the mostly unpaved Palomar Divide Road for 7.8 miles to the Barker Valley Spur trailhead on the left (west) side. This road is subject to closure during and after bad weather. Also note that since the trailhead and the hiking route lie within national forest territory, you must post a National Forest Adventure Pass on your parked car.

Henry E. Cowdrey Nature Center

300 acres of pet-friendly conservation land with beautiful hiking trails. There is a nice brook running through the middle too.

Mount Hollywood Trail

Mount Hollywood Trail is an easy, 3-mile hike in Griffith Park that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This section of the mountain is owned by the city and offers what are quite possibly the best views of the Hollywood sign and the Los Angeles Basin. You will also enjoy the scenery as you look over at the San Gabriels or out to the ocean. Just make sure to keep Fido on a leash during the hike and clean up any pet messes. Th trail can be accessed by parking at either the Griffith Observatory or at the Ferndell Trail in Los Feliz.

Abbey Nature Trail

The 67-acre Abbey Nature Preserve has a 2.4-mile nature trail winding through woods and crossing over the mill pond. Once the original site of Poplar Grove's gristmill, the preserve is now part of the Coastal Land Trust and a wonderful escape from the city. Poplar Grove, dedicated to education, preservation and service to the community, maintains a busy schedule of activities throughout the year. Dogs must be on a leash, and please clean up after your pooch.

Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail

Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail is a somewhat easy, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This easily accessible trail is a favorite amongst dogs for its rolling hills, gurgling brooks, and refreshing pond. Leash regulations do apply.

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is a popular destination for humans and their pups because of all the ways they can enjoy the great outdoors in the park. At this gorgeous park, you can camp, hike, kayak, bird watch, climb, geocache, fish, skijor, and more. Dogs are allowed on the buses and the carriages. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times.

Chattahoochee River National Recreational Area

Your leashed dog will love walking with you through this beautiful recreation area with woods and river.

Skidaway Island State Park

Located near historic Savannah, this park borders Skidaway narrows, a part of Georgia’s intracoastal waterway. The park provides camping and picnicking surrounded by Spanish moss-draped live oaks. Trails wind through maritime forest and over salt marsh allowing visitors to watch for deer, fiddler crabs, raccoon, egrets and migrating birds such as colorful painted buntings. An observation tower provides another chance to watch for wildlife on this barrier island. A giant ground sloth replica, birding station, reptile room, and natural and cultural exhibits are featured in the interpretive center. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted in any buildings.

Cat Rock Park

Your pet will love to frolic and play off-leash in this park with wooded trails and a swimming pond. Be careful as the park is unfenced.

Rillito River Park Trail

The Rillito River Park, located in Tucson, Arizona, provides a serene setting for a city stroll with Fido. A paved tree-lined path and surrounding desert landscape make this area perfect for your daily constitutional with man's best friend. It's best to go early in the morning or at sunset to avoid the heat, but if you are out during the day, be sure to bring a dish so that Fido can get a drink at the water fountains located at each intersection along the trail.

The Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail is a pet-friendly trail stretching from Denver to Durango, Colorado. The Colorado Trail Foundation, located in Golden, Colorado can provide you with all the information you need to hit the trail with Fido. Dogs are permitted along most of the trail. Some areas require a leash, but others allow dogs to go off-leash as long as they are controlled by voice command.

Mountain Lakes Open Space Area

Mountain Lakes Open Space Area provides hiking opportunities along with picturesque views. The 75-acre protected area has 8 miles of easy dog friendly hikes. Just keep Fido on a leash while on the trails. You can also fish in the beautiful man-made lake.

Dimple Dell Nature Park

Dimple Dell is a natural ravine that runs from Sandy, Utah and heads almost due east up into the mountains. There are numerous hiking, biking and horseback riding trails that crisscross the ravine. In early spring and into early summer there is a river that runs at the bottom. The water can run very fast and be extremely cold. You must keep your dogs leashed at all times, but many locals disregard this ordinance and pay hefty fines when they get caught. The trails are not difficult once you have descended into (and out of) the ravine. The trails are well maintained and there is quite a bit of natural wildlife. You must bring in your own waste bags and carry them out as well. Lots of shade in summer.

Flatirons Vista and Doudy Draw Trail

Flatirons Vista and Doudy Draw Trail is a 3.7 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This is a gorgeous hike for early spring when the mesa is in full bloom. A stunning evening hike during the summer when you can watch the sunset behind the mountains.

Meadowlark Trail Loop

Meadowlark Trail Loop is a 5.9-mile loop trail in Jefferson County Open Space. This trail is for hikers and will take you through a sandy meadow before heading down to Plymouth Creek where it crosses the creek. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the shelter near the trailhead.

Cornish Estate Trail

Cornish Estate Trail is a somewhat easy, 4.5 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. Hike by remnants of old buildings and the beautiful Hudson River. Dogs remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not permitted in picnic areas.

Olympic National Forest

Your pet will love to join you at this gorgeous national forest, where they're welcome, but it's recommended (not required) to keep them on-leash. In the Olympic National Park, they must be on-leash and are NOT allowed on the trails.

The Trails at Fontanel

Leash up your pup and head down The Trails at Fontanel for a delightful stroll along a well-maintained path. Benches line the trail, and along the walk you can enjoy the peaceful beauty of Whites Creek and views of the gorgeous Fontanel Mansion.

Sheepfold

This beautiful Stoneham park has something for everyone - wide open fields, secluded woodlands, and scenic lakes. Pets welcome on-leash.

Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive)

The Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Philadelphia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032657">TrailLink.com</a>.

Great Falls: Billy Goat Trail

Pets are welcome to join you on-leash as you stroll through sections B & C of this lovely park which features waterfalls and rapids.

Tecolote Canyon Natural Park

Bring your pet with you on-leash for some exercise along the 6.5 miles of scenic trails in this lovely canyon.

Turkey Lake Park

Dogs are welcome at this Orlando campground, which also includes hiking trails, games, and butterfly garden.

Beck Lake Dog Park

This massive, 44-acre fenced dog park includes wide open fields, trails, drinking fountains, training enclosures, and even a swimming pond.

Henderson Beach State Park

Leashed dogs are allowed on the nature trails, but not on the beach.

Cromwell Valley Park

This 380-acre park is a stream valley park comprised of pasture, cultivated gardens, open fields, woods, hedgerows, orchards and wooded piedmont hills. The diversity of this habitat makes it an excellent area for wildlife (such as the Red-tailed hawks, Great Horned owls, rabbits, deer mice, white-tailed deer, and red fox) which you can view on any of the seven pet-friendly hiking trails in the park. Please note that dogs must be kept on a leash at all times, in all areas of the park.

Table Rock State Park

Table Rock State Park in Branson, Missouri offers visitors to Branson and their pets an opportunity to explore the many nature trails that the park has to offer. In addition to hiking, guests can go boating, camping, fishing, swimming, biking, and picnicking. Dogs are permitted on most trails in the park, as well as in the campgrounds. Guests staying at the campgrounds are limited to having two dogs per campsite, unless an exemption is obtained in advance from the park service. Dogs should be kept on a leash and well-behaved at all times while in the campsites.

Valley Line Trail (Skokie Line Trail)

The Valley Line Trail (Skokie Line Trail) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Chicago! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Valley Line Trail (Skokie Line Trail). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6235277">TrailLink.com</a>.

Winnipesaukee River Trail

The Winnipesaukee River Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Tilton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Winnipesaukee River Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6132185">TrailLink.com</a>.

Carolina Mountain Trail

Carolina Mountain Trail is an easy, 2.4-mile hike in the North Carolina Arboretum that will take about one hour to complete with Fido. This gentle trail is perfect for those looking for a nice stroll through the woods with their pup. It starts behind the education center. Dogs are not allowed inside the center. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Thousand Acres (Sandy River Delta)

The name says is all! Literally a thousand acres of off leash trails that lead to the sandy river where your dog can wade or swim. You can walk around for hours or just a little while, either way you and your dog will love it. It can be muddy at times due to Portland's frequent rain, but there is a main gravel trail that is ok for walking on even when its wet out. Take I-84 to exit 18, follow the road and cut back under 84, stay straight instead of getting on the on ramp and you will be in doggy heaven!

The Crags Trail

The Crags Trail is a 4 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail, exclusively for hikers and horsemen, leads to the Crags and is a true mountain adventure. The ground is padded with evergreen needles and is easy on Fido's paws. There is a leash requirement on this trail.

Emma Long Metropolitan Park

Your pet will love to explore the beautiful trail with gorgeous views of Lake Austin in this park. Pets must be leashed in all areas of the park.

Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail

The Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Half Moon Bay! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6132471">TrailLink.com</a>.

Grand View Point Trail

Grand View Point Trail is a moderately easy, 6-mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. For a shorter hike you can take Mill Creek Road, which turns into Forest Service Road 2N10/Skyline Drive, to a point just below the summit where the trail passes over the road.

Fort Pulaski

Fort Pulaski National Monument offers visitors the chance to experience many interesting and exciting activities year-round. Fort Pulaski itself is a large-scale outdoor exhibit. The main structure, together with outlying works including demilune, drawbridges, ditches, and dikes, is a fine example of historic military architecture. Indoor exhibits highlight the history of Fort Pulaski from the fort's construction, to its eventual fall due to advancing military technology.

Johnson Dog Park

This huge 28-acre off-leash dog park includes wooded areas and fields, a river, and loads of other attractions for your pet to enjoy.

Elysian Park

This hidden gem of a public park contains 570 acres of serene natural spaces. A wonderful place to bring your pooch for an on-leash hike!

Seven Falls

Bring Fido to bask in the majesty of Seven Falls, a magnificent series of waterfalls located in a 1,400-foot-wall box canyon, and then explore everything else the new Seven Falls has to offer. From delectable new dining options—including the exquisite new 1859—gift shops, walking and hiking trails, the optional Broadmoor Soaring Adventure—a thrilling exploration above Seven Falls, following rope bridges, a via ferrata and culminating in a rappel—and so much more to come. Next to the Falls, a 224-step stairway leads to a system of trails that will take you onto Inspiration Point with a breath-taking view of Colorado Springs and the great plains beyond. Wildlife is everywhere, including hummingbirds, rainbow trout and the rare, waterfall nesting- American Dipper. Blasted 14 stories straight up through solid granite, an in-mountain elevator safely transports visitors to the “Eagles Nest” platform, where the most spectacular view of Seven Falls is experienced. Seven Falls is located just ten minutes from downtown Colorado Springs via Cheyenne Blvd.

Inwood Hill Park Trail

Inwood Hill Park Trail is an easy, 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Moderate slopes offer you and your pup some exercise as you hike through the only natural park on Manhattan Island. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.

Housatonic Rail-Trail - Trumbull (Pequannock Valley Greenway)

The Housatonic Rail-Trail - Trumbull (Pequannock Valley Greenway) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Trumbull! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Housatonic Rail-Trail - Trumbull (Pequannock Valley Greenway). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015472">TrailLink.com</a>.

Shawnee National Forest

The Shawnee National Forest covers more than 270,000 acres in parts of ten counties in southern Illinois. The National Forest Service and Illinois Department of Natural Resources maintain dozens of natural areas for recreational use and several wilderness areas. From the 90 foot Pomona Natural Bridge to the remains of a Mississippian Native American village at Millstone Bluff, there are hundreds of miles of hiking trails to choose from. Trails range in length from the 150+ mile River to River Trail that runs between Battery Rock on the Ohio River and Devil's Backbone on the Mississippi River, to the easy one-fourth mile Observation Trail at Garden of the Gods. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Swamp Rabbit Trail

The Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 18.6-mile walking/biking trail that passes through the heart of downtown Greenville and Reedy River Park. Popular with humans of all sizes and their four-legged friends, the trail runs along the beautiful, meandering Reedy River, which features multiple waterfalls and is home to several of Greenville's finest ducks. Whether you and you pooch are traveling to Greenville, already live here, or are just passing through, you must not leave without hitting the Swamp Rabbit Trail.

Cap Homme / Ralph Adams Park

Bring your dog for some exercise in the designated off-leash area of this beautiful Palm Desert park, which includes hiking trails. Be careful as the area is not fenced.

Niagara Falls State Park

If you are on vacation and bring your dog along, the trails and paths at Niagara Falls, NY are dog friendly. Dogs need to be leashed and rabies vaccinated. The scenic view of the falls to the gorge can be walked with you and your dog. Again dogs must be leashed and State Parks Police will enforce this, but this a beautiful hike with you and your dog.

Powell Butte Nature Park

You'll forget you're in the city at this quiet, peaceful nature park in the heart of Portland. Leashed pets are welcome.

West Ashley Greenway

The West Ashley Greenway is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Charleston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the West Ashley Greenway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017144">TrailLink.com</a>.

Barton Creek Greenbelt Preserve

Your leashed pet is welcome to join you as you explore this lovely space with hiking trails near the water.

Wells Mills County Park

Wells Mills County Park has many beautiful trails to walk with your dog. Bring Fido for a pawesome adventure through the New Jersey Pines.

McCullough Gulch Trail

McCullough Gulch Trail is a 2.8 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. 1.6 miles into this hike you will come across the turquoise Upper Blue Reservoir and the nearby falls. You may choose to continue upward another 1.2 miles above the timberline. Should you decide to continue on this second part of the hike be sure to bring a topographic map and go on a cloudless day.

Marian Bear Memorial Park

There are plenty of wide open spaces to play in at this fun neighborhood park. Dogs are welcome on-leash, restrooms nearby.

Potomac Heritage Trail

The Potomac Heritage Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Potomac Heritage Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.nps.gov/pohe/planyourvisit/directions.htm">TrailLink.com</a>.

Paris Mountain State Park

Paris Mountain State Park is a great state park near downtown Greenville, SC. Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.

Dunraven Trail (North Fork of Big Thompson River Trail)

This dog-friendly, 5.5 mile hike in Roosevelt National Forest will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. The Dunraven trail is about 3 miles outside of the national park and has a stream that winds along it. Fido may opt to splash in the stream while you cross over it on the footbridges.

Ramona Falls Trail

Ramona Falls Trail is an easy, 7.2 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. On your way to Ramona Falls you will be walking on the mudflows of Mount Hood's 1781 eruption. Please note that Northwest Forest Pass required.

Denali National Park

Denali’s dynamic glaciated landscape supports a diversity of wildlife with grizzly bears, caribou, wolves, Dall sheep and moose. Summer slopes are graced with birds and wildflowers. Visitors enjoy sightseeing, backpacking and mountaineering. And don't forget North America’s highest peak -- the awe-inspiring 20,320-foot Mount McKinley. Pets are allowed in the park, but must be leashed at all times and are not allowed on trails, buses, riverbars or the backcountry. The park asks that owners dispose of feces in garbage cans and make sure to secure pet food inside a vehicle or food locker.

Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

This trail is beautiful and very dog friendly. This 440 acre preserve stretches along one stunning mile of oceanfront. Dogs are allowed to be on leash on most trails. The Bluff trail is even ADA accessible. This is a beautiful and fun place to come for a hike with your dog.

Oceanfront Trail

Bring your pets for a stroll on this grassy, beachside trail. They're welcome to join you on-leash.

Julington Creek Animal Walk

This vetrinary facility includes a beautiful 9-acre off-leash dog park with wooded hillsides, agility course, doggie swimming pools, and more. Membership required.

Black Island Trail at Lover's Key State Park

Pets are not allowed on the beach, but they are permitted in other areas such as on the trails and paths that wind through the park. For safety of other visitors & wildlife, dogs need to be well-behave and on a six foot, hand-held leash at all times. The Black Island Trail is 2.5 miles of hiking or biking adventure through a maritime hammock along the canal banks of Black Island.

Washington Park Arboretum

Leashed pets welcome on the extensive trails of this beautiful Seattle park with plenty of benches for resting and lots of local wildlife.

Garland Ranch Regional Park

Garland Ranch Regional Park is a gorgeous park with the Carmel River running through it. Dogs are allowed off-leash in certain areas, including in the river and on selected trails (not the horse trails). Atop the northern crest of the Santa Lucia Mountains, the trails encounter open oak savannas and spectacular vistas. Along the way, you will travel through maple-filled canyons, dense oak woodlands, and thick stands of chaparral.

Point Mugu State Park

Leashed pets are welcome throughout the day use areas including campgrounds and beaches. Pets are not permitted on any backcountry trails or dirt roads.

Big Butt Trail

Big Butt Trail is a difficult, 6 mile hike in Blue Ridge Parkway headquarters that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. Despite what one would think from the name of this trail, this hike is for those people and dogs in fit condition. It has some steep climbs in sections and doesn't have any regular water sources. Spring is the best time to visit, with wildflowers blooming in mid-April, however it is nice anytime from spring to fall. Please note that dogs must be on a leash on Blue Ridge Parkway property, and on U.S. Forest Service land and state game land, between April 1 and August 15.

Bull Creek District Park

Bull Creek District Park offers an off-leash area for dogs to enjoy. Leashed dogs are also welcome to join their humans throughout the larger park outside the off-leash area.

Beaver Brook Reservation

Pets are welcome on-leash on the trails at this lovely Waltham reservation, which includes ponds and a cascading waterfall.

Moss Rock Preserve

Moss Rock Preserve is a beautiful 250 acre nature preserve abundant with trees and plants, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, wildlife and other unique natural features. There are nearly 10 miles of hiking footpaths within Moss Rock Preserve, as well as "Boulder Field" which is a favorite among rock climbers. Dogs are allowed throughout the park; they must be on no more than a 6 foot leash and under their owner's control at all times.

Catalina State Park

With over 5,500 acres of foothills, canyons, and streams, Catalina State Park has plenty of hiking, biking, and birding trails for you to enjoy with your pup. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times.

Cedar Ridge Nature Preserve

Leashed pets are welcome on the hiking trails of this lovely Dallas park. The preserve offers 600 acres and features native trees, grasses, and wildflowers along with picnic areas and a butterfly gardens.

Knapp's Castle Trail

Knapp's Castle Trail is an easy, 0.93 mile hike in Los Padres National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This quick hike offers spectacular views of the coast, Channel Islands, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, Santa Cruz and Anacapa.

Powell Butte Trail

Powell Butte Trail is an easy, 4 mile hike that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. Explore the network of trails on the extinct volcano. Much of the area is open meadowland and you can expect to come across bikers, horses, and people. Bring water for both you and Fido. Please note that dogs must be on leash.

Almaden Quicksilver County Park

Almaden Quicksilver County Park is a view of California's mining era history. With remnants from the latter part of the 19th century, you can look back in time at the mining operations of that day. Also, Spring offers the chance to see one of the most spectacular wildflower displays of the region. There are over 34.2 miles of hiking trails open to your pet also. Picnic tables are scattered throughout. Fishing is also available, but due to the accumulation of mercury in the reservoirs, the fish are unsafe to eat. Your dog must be on a 6' leash, and handlers must be at least 16 years old. Only two dogs per handler. Owners are responsible for pet care and clean up. Aggression is not tolerated. All dogs must wear proof of current license, rabies vaccination, and must not be in heat.

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

The Ozark National Forest is a 1.2 million-acre forest located in the Ozark Mountains of western Arkansas. The St. Francis National Forest is just over 22,000 acres in eastern Arkansas, making it one of the smallest national forests in the country. Both parks offer an assortment of outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, swimming, fishing and scenic drives. Dogs are allowed in both parks, but should remain on leashes while in the campground areas.

Montauk Point Lighthouse

Dogs are forbidden in the building at Montauk Point Lighthouse and Museum, but you can hike on the rocky ledges surrounding the lighthouse, which offer a spectacular view of the crashing surf below. There are also other hiking trails in the immediate area.

Brackenridge Park

This San Antonio park is packed with jogging trails and picnic spots. Try feeding the ducks from the quaint bridge! Pets welcome.

South Mountain Park and Preserve

South Mountain Park and Preserve has over 51 miles of primary trails for you and your pup to explore. Not a hiker? Take the Summit Road to Dobbins Lookout for amazing valley views or to Gila Lookout for a view of the Gila River Valley. Once a month, South Mountain Park offers Silent Sunday, a day in which the park's main access roads are reserved for non-motorized uses and motorized vehicles are not allowed on the roads. Phoenix leash laws apply to all hiking trails, and pets must be leashed at all times.

Agua Caliente Hill Trail

Agua Caliente Hill Trail #46 in Coronado State Park is 9.25 miles (round trip) of a relatively strenuous trail (lots of climbing). This trail is too hot for summer hiking but perfect for a winter day. The trail offers beautiful views of the city. Although Cat Track Tank at 1.6 miles sometimes has water, it's best to bring a good supply for you and your dog.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

This beautiful urban nature sanctuary is a hidden oasis in the city. Pets are welcome to join you on-leash.

Zuma Canyon Loop Trail

Zuma Canyon Loop Trail is a pleasant hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Leashed pets are welcome to join their humans as they hike along this trail, which is a wonderful spot to take in the changing seasons. A variety of trees make for a colorful fall and winter season. The creek that runs through the canyon flows all year, but at times can be only a trickle.

Bear Mountain Reservation

Pets may join you off-leash on the hiking trails of this beautiful wooded reservation with lovely views of Candlewood Lake.

Shady Canyon Trail Loop

The Shady Canyon Trail Loop is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Irvine! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Shady Canyon Trail Loop. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6368967">TrailLink.com</a>.

Frank Ortiz Off Leash Dog Area

Your pet will love to explore in the designated off-leash area of this beautiful public park that's full of walking trails. Be careful as the area is not fenced.

Double Rock Park

Leashed pets are welcome to join their humans as they enjoy this park.

Rutgers Garden

There is a wonderful expanse of gardens here made by Rutgers University, as well as tons of hiking trails along the Raritan River. Trails are well maintained and easy to walk on. The gardens are well manicured and have lots of places to sit and enjoy. Pets must be on a secure leash at all times.

Mackworth Island

Mackworth Island, a legislated bird sanctuary, is a great place to walk dogs oceanside as you take in the sites. Open to visitors from dawn to dusk.

Frazer Meadow Trail

Frazer Meadow Trail is a 4.5-mile hike in Golden Gate Canyon State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This park offers twelve trails of varying difficulty from easy to difficult. Enjoy the 14,000 acres of conifer forest, mountain peaks, and meadows. Stop by the visitors center for water, restrooms, park maps, and local fauna and flora exhibits.

Forest Park Wildwood Trail

Forest Park Wildwood Trail is a moderately easy, 30-mile hike that will take about 2 days to complete with Fido. Take a retreat to this wilderness hike that is within Portland city limits. Using road crossings as a turnaround point can shorten the trail. Please note that dogs must be on leash.

Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife Trail

Dogs are allowed on-leash on the beautiful hiking trails of this wildlife park, located approximately 20 miles north of Flagstaff.

Woodland Trail

For an easy family hike, try the Woodland Trail. This is a 1.5-mile loop is an interpretive trail that offers a self-guided tour of this dry-woodland area. The trail starts off HWY 38 about .2 miles west of Stanfield Cutoff and is well marked and has plenty of parking at the trail head. Leashed dogs are allowed.

Reformatory Branch Trail

The Reformatory Branch Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Concord! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Reformatory Branch Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032347">TrailLink.com</a>.

The Gettysburg National Military Park

Probably the most famous American battlefield, Gettysburg marked the turning point in the Civil War. Later, President Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address here. Dogs are allowed to visit the outside portions of the battlefield on leash. They are not allowed into buildings or the cemetery. The battlefield consists of Auto Touring, walking and you can get tapes or CDs to guide you on your tour.

Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park

Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park has 8,000 acres of nature trails that you can enjoy with Fido. There is also a bike trails that leads all of the way to Suncoast Parkway. Dogs are allowed only in day-use area only, and must be on leash no more than six feet in length. Owners are requested to pick up after dogs.

Shaw Butte

Hikers are welcome to take their leashed dogs on hikes up Shaw Butte. Shaw Butte is a member of the Phoenix Mountain Preserves, and lies directly north of North Mountain. A hike on Shaw Butte offers great views of North Mountain, Piestewa Peak and Lookout Mountain as well as beautiful views of downtown Phoenix. Hikers can choose from a variety of trail difficulties. Phoenix leash laws apply on all hiking trails, and pets must be leashed at all times.

Turtle Creek Trail

The Turtle Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Dallas! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Turtle Creek Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6395302">TrailLink.com</a>.

Iller Creek Conservation Area Trail

Iller Creek Conservation Area Trail is a 2 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. You and your dog will enjoy the thinner crowds here in this brand new conservation area, compared to its northern neighbor, Dishman Hills. It is even larger than the overcrowded NRCA and lies within the same ecosystem.

Grays Peak Trail

Grays Peak Trail is a moderately easy, 7-mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 3.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is on the north side of the lake and will actually lead you to the backside of the mountain where water views disappear. However, losing the view of the water is worth the peace, quiet, and open vistas that take its place.

Barkingham Dog Park

This fenced, off-leash dog park includes separate areas for large and small pets, doggie water fountains, agility equipment, and a dog rinsing station.

Tahquitz Peak Trail

Tahquitz Peak Trail is a difficult, 6 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is less visited and more dog friendly than the other trail up to Tahquitz Peak. Leash laws apply as this trail goes through the San Jacinto Wilderness.

Echo Canyon-Fossil Ridge Loop

Blue Diamond Hill, across from the main part of Red Rock Canyon, offers some great hiking trails. Many of these were created by mountain bikers and some were created by the horseback riding concession that operates near the trailhead. Parking for this hike is along SR 159 just outside the entrance to the horseback riding road.

Westville Dam Recreation Area

Pets are welcome to join you on-leash on the hiking trails of this beautiful Sturbridge park.

Hale Park

Bring your pet to play off-leash at this lovely Santa Barbara park, which includes walking trails and plenty of trees. Remember to bring water and keep pets leashed in parking lot.

Bicentennial Park

A nice little park on a 7 mile long lake. There are hiking trails in the woods along the lake with many places to sit and enjoy. There are lots of fish in the lake, and it is a popular place to fish. The lake allows non-motorized boats, so it's also a great place to kayak with you dog. You can stop at many enclaves to give you and the dog a rest. The community park has a paved path for the disabled, as well as picnic areas with grills, a soccer field, and tennis courts. Dogs must be leashed within the park.

Chollas Lake Recreation Area

Take your pet for some on-leash exercise in this beautiful lakeside recreation area.

Upper Tampa Bay Trail

The Upper Tampa Bay Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Tampa! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Upper Tampa Bay Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015433">TrailLink.com</a>.

Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-Trail)

The Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-Trail) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Charlotte! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-Trail). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6160671">TrailLink.com</a>.

Mill Creek Canyon

Even-numbered days -- MUST be leashed at all times in all areas of the canyon. Odd-numbered days -- Are allowed off-leash only on trails. Dogs (and horses) must remain outside of Watershed Area. Please properly dispose of dog waste.

Holliday Park

Holliday Park is a great park with an amazing trail in a forest. It's not easy to get lost, and there is wonderful scenery as it's close to the White River. The only place you cannot go with your dog is into the nature center.

Eldred King Woodlands

Eldred King Woodlands has beautiful extensive woodland trails where dogs can run off-leash. There is also a pond for dogs who like to swim.

Porter Rockwell Trail

The Porter Rockwell Trail (Sandy Rail Trail) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Sandy! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Porter Rockwell Trail (Sandy Rail Trail). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6055986">TrailLink.com</a>.

Bear Notch Ski & Snowshoe Trails

Bear Notch Ski Touring Center is a full-service XC ski and snowshoe center with more than 60km of meticulously groomed trails -- all of which are dog friendly! Bring Fido on an unforgettable winter adventure on as you ski, snowshoe, or hike through the scenic fields, forests, riverside loops, and mountains. Afterwards, you can warm up with a bowl of homemade soup at one of their trailside picnic tables. Guided tours, ski school, rental, and a demonstration center are also available.

Rock Creek Park

1,754 acres that lie north of the National Zoo. Has hiking and horseback riding trails, Peirce Mill, The Old Stone House, and a tennis arena. Lots of green space in the bustle of the city.

Tryon Creek State Park

Tryon Creek State Park has a nice and easy, 3.8-mile hike that takes about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is heavily trafficked and allows bikers and horses, but it is a quick escape from Portland. Please note that dogs must be on leash no longer than 6 feet.

Four Seasons Nature Preserve

This is a lovely walk up and down hills through a Wisconsin preserve that includes wetlands. Dogs are welcome on leash, and there is also a designated dog run area.

Griffy Lake Nature Preserve

Dogs are welcome on nature and hiking trails but must be leashed at all times.

Neponset Trail

The Neponset Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Boston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Neponset Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015996">TrailLink.com</a>.

Manasquan Reservoir

Pets are welcome on leashes on the trails. Rent a kayak, go fishing, or just take your pet along the circuit of the beautiful lake.

Rio Hondo River Trail

The Rio Hondo River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Long Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the LARIO Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6378214">TrailLink.com</a>.

Timberlands

A wonderful place to enjoy a hike, rock cropings, Mountain Laurel, ferns, pine groves, and some peace and quiet. The trails are mostly level with a few steep grades. There is also a wonderful stream and a lake for the dogs to swim in.

Seward Park

This Seattle secret includes a lovely paved waterfront trail, quiet forested areas, and tennis courts. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Eagle Creek Park

Eagle Creek Park is the 6th largest city park in the nation, devoted entirely to nature. Leashed dogs are welcome on its many hiking trails.

Orion Oaks Dog Park

Your dog will thank you for a trip to this fenced, 14-acre off-leash dog park, which includes a separate small dog area, drinking water, and even designated doggie swim areas.

Pioneer Mail Trail

Pioneer Mail Trail is an easy, 1.75 mile hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This trail will reward you with a stunning panoramic view. Anza Borrego Desert State Park lies 3000 feet below you, and mountains span as far as the eye can see to the north and south.

Frozen Head State Park

This is a great place to spend the day with dogs and kids. It is a short drive from Knoxville (about an hour) and near Oak Ridge. There are several trails, primitive camping, picnic area and playground. It is like being in the Smokey Mountains without the crowds! Lots of streams and shade and very peaceful. You do pass a state prison on the way, so don't be surprised.

Rivanna Trail Off Leash Area at Riverview Park

Your pet is welcome to join you off-leash on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays on the designated portions of the Rivanna Trail. Be careful as the area is not fenced.

South Dade Trail

The South Dade Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Miami! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the South Dade Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015426">TrailLink.com</a>.

Point Woods Loop Trail

Point Woods Loop Trail is an easy, 5.5 mile hike in Montauk Point State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Explore the eastern point of Long Island and its panoramic views of ocean bluffs, the Montauk Lighthouse, or get your feet in the sand and ocean. Dogs are only permitted on designated trails and must remain on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Dogs are not allowed in public use areas.

Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

The Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Monterey! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015269">TrailLink.com</a>.

Spruce Railroad Trail (Olympic Discovery Trail)

The Spruce Railroad Trail (Olympic Discovery Trail) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Port Angeles! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Spruce Railroad Trail (Olympic Discovery Trail). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6055807">TrailLink.com</a>.

Southern New England Trunkline Trail

The Southern New England Trunkline Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Franklin! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Southern New England Trunkline Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016019">TrailLink.com</a>.

Paseo del Bosque Trail

The Paseo del Bosque Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Albuquerque! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Paseo del Bosque Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032132">TrailLink.com</a>.

Platte River Greenway Trail

Platte River Greenway Trail is a 6.8 mile hike in Adams County that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will take you through what used to be the agricultural center of Denver. There are still some smaller working farms. The trail follows the river and there are sandbars along the way that connect to sandy beaches.

Tenaja Falls Trail

Tenaja Falls Trail is an easy, 1.5 mile hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. The ranches and mansions you'll see on the drive to this trail are almost as amazing as the falls at the end of it.

Ramapo Valley County Reservation

Local dog owners rave about this public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend.

Shelby Bottoms Greenway

The Shelby Bottoms Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Nashville! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Shelby Bottoms Greenway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032249">TrailLink.com</a>.

Raccoon Creek State Park

A great state park where you can hike and camp with your dog!

Sacramento River Parkway Trail

The Sacramento River Parkway Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Sacramento! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sacramento River Parkway Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6357955">TrailLink.com</a>.

Comanche Lookout Park

4.55 miles of nature hiking trail Playground Park toilet 14 picnic units Parking Nothing rentable Adjacent to Semmes Branch Library

Craggy Pinnacle Trail

Craggy Pinnacle Trail is a moderately easy, 1.4 mile hike on the Blue Ridge Parkway that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Although the Catawba rhododendron blooms in mid to late June are a must see, this trail is great throughout the season for its views of Craggy Pinnacle. Winter conditions can cause the access road to close, so call the parkway's phone number for automated conditions before heading out. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.

Route 1A Trail - Indian River County

The Route 1A Trail - Indian River County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Vero Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Route 1A Trail - Indian River County. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6353674">TrailLink.com</a>.

Wormsloe State Historic Site

A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, a colonial estate dating back to the 1700s. In the visitor center, tour a museum and watch a 13-minute film about the site. The interpretive nature trail (0.8 miles) leads past the tabby ruins along the marsh to the Colonial Life Area where, where during programs and special events, demonstrators in period dress exhibit the tools and skills of colonial Georgia. Many more nature trails are also accessible, ranging from 3 miles (Battery Trail) to 0.2 miles (Yellow Trail). To enter the visitor center with your pet, dog must be able to be carried. Dogs must be leashed on all trails. Please clean up after your pet.

Rock Creek Park Trails

The Rock Creek Park Trails is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Washington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Rock Creek Park Trails. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032439">TrailLink.com</a>.

J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge

Explore part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystems with your pup on the Wildlife Drive through the J.N. Ding Darling. Dogs are welcome on the Wildlife Drive when kept on a leash no longer than six feet at all times.

Aliso Trail

Aliso Trail is a moderately easy, 3.25 mile hike in Los Padres National Forest that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This is a fantastic hike to take in the Spring or Fall when temperatures are moderate. The trail will provide a pleasantly vigorous hike with steep canyons and hills along the way.

San Elijo Lagoon Trail

San Elijo Lagoon Trail is an easy, 3-mile hike in the San Elijo Ecological Reserve that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This trail runs close by the lagoon and provides the opportunity to enjoy wetland plants and birds. This beautiful area is still close by the highway and parts of it can be muddy. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail

The Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Jacksonville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015486">TrailLink.com</a>.

UGA Recreational Sports Complex

Pets are welcome to play off-leash in the designated zone of this lovely Athens public park. The area is located in the southern end of the park. There are also loads of jogging trails and a lake for swimming.

City Creek Trail System

City Creek Trail System provides approximately 50 miles of exceptional hiking and riding trails within the Pocatello city limits. Managed by the City, this fantastic resource is utilized by hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers, off road vehicles, and dog walkers. The main City Creek Trail gains almost 1,000 feet in elevation from the Grant Street Parking Lot to the last connection with City Creek Road. While the difficulty level of this trail system is graded with the “average” hiker or rider in mind, beginners should use caution since even the “easy” trails require some skill and fitness. Additionally, several fantastic “loops” can be followed stemming off of the main trail along City Creek such as the “prison loop” which is a combination of the Bench, Prison, Bump, Serengeti, Sullivans, and Mushroom Trails. Please stay on trails and respect the natural beauty of this valuable watershed. Much of the CCMA also supports a wide variety of wildlife including sharptailed grouse, mule deer, and moose making it important to tread lightly and abide by the CCMA trail use rules and guidelines. Because of this, the entire CCMA is designated as a conservation area and any additional activity (trail building or maintenance, events, etc.) must be coordinated via the City of Pocatello as defined in the CCMA Road and Trail Management Plan. To get the most out of your trail experience, please clean up after your pet.

Liberty Lake Regional Park

Liberty Lake Regional Park is one of the largest county parks in the State of Washington with nearly 3,000 acres wetlands, lakeshore, montane forest, and irrigated turf. The park has a designated swimming beach, play equipment, shelters, a BBQ area, campground and seven miles of trail. The Liberty Lake Loop Trail, specifically, is a 6.5 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. However, dogs are not allowed on the actual beach.

Piedra Blanca Trail

Piedra Blanca Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike in Los Padres National Forest that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Enjoy the natural beauty of this trail that starts out by crossing Sespe Creek, a National Wild and Scenic River. The creek is home to gorges and the endangered California condor. The colors on the trees make for a beautiful autumn hike. It may be a good idea to wear pants, because some areas of the trail are overgrown with thorny plants.

Sal's Branch Trail

Sal's Branch Trail is an easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This park is a nice retreat for city dwellers to run, fish, picnic, boat, bike, and hike. Bikes are not allowed on this trail, so you will have plenty of room to stay by your pup. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.

Lake Roland Park

Local dog owners love this large wilderness park, which includes a beautiful lake and plenty of walking paths.

Deem Hills Recreation Area

Deem Hills offers a variety of hiking trails for you and your dog to enjoy. Composed of Precambrian granite and Tertiary age volcanic rocks, Deem Hills is ancient history waiting to be explored. The Deem Hills Circumference Trail is 5.73 miles long and traverses the entire recreation area, providing wonderful views of the Phoenix area as well as the opportunity to view the wild and varied Arizona Upland vegetation. There are many other trails to choose from as well, providing enjoyable hikes for a variety of fitness levels. Phoenix leash laws apply on all trails, and pets must be leashed at all times.

Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens

You'll love exploring this gorgeous botanical garden, and you're welcome to bring your pet along as long as they remain on-leash. The garden also host Trails 'n' Tails Day each year on National Dog Day. On this special day, visitors bringing leashed dogs get free admission to the garden and there are many dog-centric activities including a pooch parade, pet photo contest, and dog-friendly vendors and organizations booths.

Refugio State Beach to El Capitan State Beach Trail

This is an easy, 5.4 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Dogs are not allowed on the beach in this area, but the entire paved stretch between El Capitan and Refugio Beaches is fair game. The path is open to bikers, walkers, and joggers and provides a spectacular view of the Ocean. Leash regulations do apply.

Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO)

The Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Kansas City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Trolley Track Trail (Kansas City, MO). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015055">TrailLink.com</a>.

Trolley Line Trail

The Trolley Line Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Atlanta! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Trolley Line Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015552">TrailLink.com</a>.

Lands End Trail

Pets on leashes are welcome to join you as you take in the stunning views on this famous San Francisco trail.

Grandview Nature Preserve

Bring your dog with you as you walk this 2.5 mile trail to a beautiful sandy beach. Dogs permitted on-leash during the off-season. Dogs are not permitted from May 15 to September 15.

Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway)

The Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Littleton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032685">TrailLink.com</a>.

Mountain Division Trail

The Mountain Division Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Windham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mountain Division Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015116">TrailLink.com</a>.

Switzerland Trail

The Switzerland Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Boulder! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Switzerland Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015421">TrailLink.com</a>.

Bachman Lake Park Loop Trail

The Bachman Lake Park Loop Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Dallas! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bachman Lake Park Loop Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6395305">TrailLink.com</a>.

Garden of the Gods

The Garden of the Gods Park is a Registered National Natural Landmark in Colorado Springs. Admission is free, and your leashed pup is welcome to join you as you hike along the beautiful trails through the red rock formations. Fido can also join you for a bite to eat on the terrace of the Cafe at the Garden.

Boulder Reservoir

Leashed pets welcome during the off season at this lovely Boulder area park, which includes swimming areas, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

Katy Trail (Dallas)

The Katy Trail (Dallas) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Dallas! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Katy Trail (Dallas). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017438">TrailLink.com</a>.

Salisbury Point Ghost Trail

The Salisbury Point Ghost Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Salisbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Salisbury Point Ghost Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6131673">TrailLink.com</a>.

The Preserve Dog Park

This beautiful off-leash dog park is a favorite with Davidson pooches for its lovely trails, nature areas, and drinking fountain. Fully fenced. The Preserve Dog Park is for Davidson residents only, and pets must be licensed and have current rabies vaccinations. Licenses may be purchased at Davidson Town Hall for $10.

Hidden Valley Nature Center and Wildlife Preserve

10+ miles of trails along the Santa Ana River and in the surrounding hills. Leash required for most areas. Parking area available outside of gate, allowing for walks anytime. An additional, paved, 4+ mile bike trail is great for dog walkers with strollers and toddlers. Please note: this location only accepts cash. No debit or credit cards will be accepted.

Metolius River Trail

Metolius River Trail is an easy, 12 mile hike in Deschutes National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. Hike along the river on this flat trail at the base of Black Butte. Mountain bikes and horses are not permitted on this trail, so you can enjoy the hike in peace. Please note that Northwest Forest Pass required.

Mount Vernon Trail

The Mount Vernon Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Alexandria! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mount Vernon Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032473">TrailLink.com</a>.

Eaton Canyon Park & Nature Center

A hike through this conveniently-located public park is rewarded with the site of a beautiful waterfall. Pets are welcome on-leash.

Chalco Hills Recreation Area

Dogs are welcome to run and play off-leash in the designated area of this beautiful Omaha hiking area, though be careful as the park is only fenced on one side.

Thunderbird Conservation Park

Thunderbird Conservation Park, a 1,185-acre park in the Hedgpeth Hills, is a conservation park dedicated to preserving the desert environment. Park activities include picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, jogging and bird watching. About 15 miles of multi-use trails have been constructed, thanks to the efforts of many volunteer groups.

Stump Pond Loop Trail

Stump Pond Loop Trail is an easy, 4.5 mile hike in Blydenburgh County Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This beautiful hike is great for all ages and abilities. Horses also share this trail that is at the headwaters of the Nissequogue River and leads through forests and by a freshwater pond. Dogs must be leashed.

Cady Way Trail

The Cady Way Trail, Phase I is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Orlando! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cady Way Trail, Phase I. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015490">TrailLink.com</a>.

Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways)

The Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Columbus! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6240396">TrailLink.com</a>.

Falls Park on the Reedy

Falls Park on the Reedy is located in the center of downtown Greenville and is the perfect spot for a morning walk, an afternoon picnic, or an evening stroll with your favorite four-legged friend. The park has plenty of open space for Fido to roam, but dogs must be leashed at all times, and owners must clean up after their pets. Poop bag dispensers are located throughout the park. On warm weekends, your dog will meet plenty of furry friends.

Lake Red Rock

This is the largest lake in central Iowa. It has beautiful bluffs, especially in the fall when the leaves turn colors. It has an amazing biking/walking path that goes around the lake and through the campgrounds for easy access. It also leads into the nearby town of Pella. It is great for boating, skiing, and fishing. However, dogs aren't permitted on the swimming beach.

Round Valley Reservoir

Pets are welcome on-leash at this beautiful Lebanon park, which surrounds the deepest body of water in New Jersey.

South Boulder Peak and Bear Mountain Trail

South Boulder Peak and Bear Mountain Trail is a 5.6 mile hike that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. This challenging hike along a mostly shaded trail offers less packed trails in a town that is full of climbers and hikers.

Portage Creek Bicentennial Park Trail (Celery Flats)

The Portage Creek Bicentennial Park Trail (Celery Flats) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Portage! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Portage Creek Bicentennial Park Trail (Celery Flats). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6333327">TrailLink.com</a>.