Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Alexandria, VA

There are 9 dog-friendly hiking trails in Alexandria. 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 Alexandria.

Pet Friendly Jones Point Park
Jones Point Park Jones Point Park is a pet-friendly recreational spot in Alexandria, VA, located on the Potomac River. Your leashed pup is welcome to tag along as you explore one of the historical places in town that features the last remaining lighthouse in Virginia. Restrooms, water fountains and a dog drinking bowl can be found underneath the park's bridge. See Details
Pet Friendly Belle Haven Park
Belle Haven Park Belle Haven Park in Alexandria, VA is dog friendly! The large park sits along the quaint Belle Haven Marina and welcomes leashed dogs. Ample parking and picnic tables are available. Dog owners must clean up after their pet. See Details
River Farm River Farm is a pet-friendly 25-acre historic site along the Potomac River in Alexandria, VA. Bring Fido along while you explore the beautiful pathways, gardens, woodlands and meadow surrounding the old home. It's a great spot for a leisurely stroll or afternoon picnic. Dogs are welcome on a leash. See Details
Fort Ward Park Fort Ward Park is a dog-friendly historic site in Alexandria, VA. Bring Fido along for a self-guided walk through the grounds where you'll see real or inspired structures and apparatuses from the 1800s, each with informational markers. After you tour the historic fort area, be sure to take a walk around the 45 acres of park and picnic areas. See Details
Mount Vernon Trail The Mount Vernon Trail is a pet-friendly, multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Alexandria, VA! 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Huntley Meadows Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria, VA. This natural area is Fairfax County's premier wetland wildlife sanctuary, and is an important space for many native animals. For that reason, pets are not permitted on the boardwalks, or the Restoration and Heron Trails, but can join you on all other trails. See Details
Green Spring Gardens Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria, VA is part museum, part outdoor classroom and part nature center! This dog-friendly recreational area is open year round and offers inspiration for local home gardeners. Fido is welcome to join you for a stroll on one of the pet-friendly trails that pass by streams, a pond, demonstration gardens and more. See Details
Jackson M Abbott Wetland Refuge Jackson M Abbott Wetland Refuge is a dog-friendly recreational area located in Alexandria, VA. You and Fido have a couple of options for trail walking. Choose from a paved walking path around the pond or a shady hiking path through the wooded area. Or, spend some time splashing around on the banks of Dogue Creek. Please leash and clean up after your pets in the area. See Details
Winkler Botanical Preserve Winkler Botanical Preserve is a pet-friendly outdoor attraction in Alexandria, VA. Bring Fido out for an afternoon at this relaxing, secluded area that features nature trails, a serene lake, babbling streams, and a beautiful waterfall, all nestled within a lush forest of native plants. Dogs are welcome throughout as long as they're leashed and cleaned up after. See Details
Leesylvania State Park Leesylvania State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Woodbridge, VA. The 556-acre park is nestled along the shore of Potomac River where Native Americans lived for thousands of years. Bring Fido out and spend the day on the trails or cool off in the water. There are also areas for picnicking, fishing and boating. Dogs must be leashed at the park. See Details
Great Falls Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Great Falls Park in McLean, VA. The trails at this pet-friendly park will lead you to an amazing view from the top, and there are several different trails you can explore with your leashed pup. See Details
Potomac Heritage Trail The Potomac Heritage Trail is a pet-friendly, multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington, VA! 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Mason Neck State Park Mason Neck State Park features wooded trails and bay views in Lorton, VA. This pet-friendly recreation area features three miles of paved multi-use trails, a large picnic area, a playground and a car-top canoe launch. Pets are invited to enjoy the trails with you, but they must remain on a leash and be cleaned up after during their visit. See Details
Lake Accotink Trail Lake Accotink Trail in Springfield, VA is pet friendly. The trail on the north side of the lake, as well as the paved trail downstream from the lake, are part of the Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail which traverses Fairfax County. To protect the forest habitat, users should stay on established trails and avoid creating new ones. Dogs must be leashed and all mess cleaned up after them. See Details
Lake Accotink Park Lake Accotink Park is a pet-friendly public recreation area in Springfield, VA. The 493-acre park includes a 4-mile paved walking trail, a 55-acre lake for water sports, and lots of green space for picnics or relaxing by the lake. Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after. See Details
Prince William Forest National Park Prince William Forest National Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Triangle, VA. This 15,000-acre national park features an abundance of hiking and walking trails that welcome leashed dogs. Additional amenities include picnic areas, charcoal grills, and campsites for overnight stays. See Details
Sligo Creek Trail The Sligo Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Silver Spring! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sligo 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Fountainhead Regional Park Discover pet-friendly Fountainhead Regional Park with Fido in Fairfax Station, VA. Whether you’re a cyclist, kayaker or hiker, enjoy 2,000 acres of rugged adventures with your pup in tow. There are shared-use hiking and equestrian trails and trailhead access to the 19.7-mile Bull Run Occoquan Trail. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails. See Details
Mount Vernon Trail The Mount Vernon Trail is a dog-friendly, multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington, VA! 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Lake Fairfax Park Lake Fairfax Park welcomes leashed dogs in campgrounds and on trails unless otherwise marked. This pet-friendly park on 476 acres in Reston, VA features several hiking and biking trails, an 18-acre lake, athletic fields, a skate park, a marina, and a campground. See Details