Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Albuquerque, NM

There are 7 dog friendly hiking trails in Albuquerque. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Albuquerque.

Pet Friendly Petroglyph National Monument
Petroglyph National Monument Leashed pets are welcome throughout many of the areas within Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, NM. The park offers multiple, dog-friendly hiking trails varying in length with ancient petroglyphs etched into the rocks. Dogs can join you as you explore Rinconada Canyon, Piedras Marcadas Canyon, and the Volcanoes Day Use Area. The only areas where dogs are not allowed are the Boca Negra Canyon and inside any public buildings. There is no fee to enter the National Park; there is one trail that has a parking fee, but that trail does not allow dogs. Watch out for snakes and bring plenty of water! See Details
Pet Friendly Paseo del Bosque Trail
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 See Details
Rinconada Canyon Trail See up to 300 petroglyphs on the Rinconada trail in Petroglyph National Monument. This 2.2-mile round trip trail offers easy to moderately strenuous hiking. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Bring plenty of water for you and your canine companion. See Details
El Morro National Monument El Morro National Monument is pet-friendly. Famous for its 200-foot sandstone bluff, the bottom of the monument contains human inscriptions that are now protected. Dogs are welcome on the trails of these ruins in New Mexico, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Sandia Crest Trail No. 130S This is a great hike located on the backside of the Sandia Mountains. It's a short 15-30 minute drive from the beautiful city of Albuquerque. This trail is a beginner/intermediate level hike (some steep hills) and dog friendly! The whole hike leads to the Sandia Crest, or spend a few hours looking for fossils. It's a great way to spend the morning, afternoon, or day with the people and puppies you love most. Make sure to bring water in your car as there is no potable water nearby. See Details
Highland Park Highland Park is pet-friendly. This nice little hidden park is a great place to take your pooch on a stroll. After a nice walk, pause for a moment for a picnic at one of the benches provided. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. The park is open daily. See Details
Volcanoes Day Use Area Located in Petroglyph National Monument, bring Fido to this beautiful, pet-friendly hiking trail among Albuquerque's inactive volcanoes. Dog-friendly with a view of the city of Albuquerque! See Details