Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Aurora, CO

There are 2 dog-friendly hiking trails in Aurora, and 24 more nearby. 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 Aurora.

Pet Friendly Sand Creek Regional Greenway
Sand Creek Regional Greenway Sand Creek Regional Greenway in Aurora, CO, is a 13-mile, dog-friendly hike that will take about one hour to complete with Fido. This trail is, for the most part, in its natural state. Fido will love the babbling creek that is accessible by footpaths along the trail. See Details
Pet Friendly Cherry Creek State Park
Cherry Creek State Park Cherry Creek State Park in Aurora, CO, is dog friendly. Boaters, hikers, bird watchers, fishermen and outdoor recreation enthusiasts are all drawn to this picturesque area on the outskirts of Denver. Leashed dogs are welcome in campgrounds and on select trails within the park but aren't permitted in wetland areas. If Fido lives for off-leash play, detour to The Cherry Creek ​Dog of​f-Leash Area. See Details
Cheesman Park Located in central Denver, CO, Cheesman Park is dog friendly and offers an open grassy space for picnics or a casual walk with Fido. Take a stroll along the crushed granite path which winds its way around the park, or engage Fido is a game of frisbee on the grass. Visitors will also find restrooms, a designated picnic area, playground, and The Pavilion at Cheesman Park. See Details
Washington Park Washington Park in Denver, CO is pet friendly and welcomes leashed dogs. This park is a popular hangout spot for local pooches and their owners. Encompassing 155 acres of pleasant grounds, including two lakes and a flower garden that is a replica of George Washington's gardens at Mount Vernon, there's plenty to see with your pooch. The Washington Park Boathouse, completed in 1913, is the main attraction of the park. Among the many other amenities that canines and their owners will observe and enjoy are a bicycle/pedestrian pathway, crushed granite jogging path, fitness course, horseshoe pit, lawn bowling/croquet area, soccer field, tennis courts and recreation center. See Details
Sulphur Gulch Trail Fido is welcome to join you for a hike on the Sulphur Gulch Trail, a pet-friendly trail in Parker, CO. The paved trail is 4.4 miles long and features benches, dog stations, restrooms, and parking for your convenience. All dogs must be leashed. See Details
Sloan's Lake Park Sloan's Lake Park is a 177-acre, dog-friendly area in Denver, CO. The park is the second largest of Denver's parks, located in the Highlands neighborhood. It's bordered by a 2.6-mile trail for walking, jogging and walking your pooch on a leash. Fishing, boating and water skiing are allowed on the lake and the annual Colorado Dragon Boat Festival is held there, too. See Details
High Line Canal Trail The High Line Canal Trail in Horseshoe Preserve is a 5.8 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This pet-friendly hike in Greenwood Village, CO, will actually lead you through the suburbs and passes through some expensive subdivisions. A new, larger parking lot was installed that caused Colorado Boulevard to intercept Orchard Road a block farther to the east. Be aware that this change still is not marked on most maps. See Details
Barr Lake State Park Barr Lake State Park in Brighton, CO, is dog friendly. Pet owners should know that pups aren't permitted in the Wildlife Refuge located within the southern half of the lake, but they can join you on a number of the other trails that surround the lake. Fans of fishing and boating can enjoy the calm waters at this destination, and bird spotters will love it here. There is an entrance fee. See Details
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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Lincoln Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Lincoln Park, a pet-friendly, neighborhood park close to downtown Denver and the Santa Fe Arts District. Explore the trails, street murals, sculptures and much more found in this historic area. See Details
Jason Park Jason Park in Englewood, CO is a dog-friendly community park. Visitors will find a large expanse of grass, ball courts and fields, a children's playground, and a designated off-leash area for Fido. See Details
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge While pets are not allowed at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, CO, leashed dogs are allowed on the Perimeter Trail. The trail is located just outside the refuge and parking is available on Gateway Road. See Details
Confluence Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Confluence Park, a pet-friendly outdoor space in Denver, CO, where you and Fido can explore the trails throughout this well-maintained park. The winding trails lead to views of downtown, kayakers braving the rapids and places for pooches to sunbathe on the sandy banks. See Details
City Park Leashed dogs are welcome at City Park. Located in east-central Denver, pet-friendly City Park covers 314 landscaped acres and is home to the Denver Zoo, Denver Museum of Nature & Science and a public golf course, all surrounded by a neighborhood. Playgrounds, picnic sites, lakes and more make this expansive park Denver's version of Central Park in New York City. It's a great place to spend a day as a family or with human and furry friends. See Details
South Platte River Greenway Trail The South Platte River Greenway Trail can be accessed at various points along its 30-mile route in Adams County, where leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy a walk with you along the South Platte River. This pet-friendly trail will take you through what used to be the agricultural center of Denver, CO. There are still some smaller working farms and several sandbars along the way that connect to sandy beaches on the river. See Details
High Line Canal Trail (Waterton Canyon) The High Line Canal Trail (Waterton Canyon) is a 5-mile hike in Chatfield State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This casual, pet-friendly hike in Littleton, CO, allows for great views of Denver, solitude, and a glimpse into the past from sunrise to sunset. Fido must be kept on a leash, and you will also need to watch out for free-roaming cattle along the canal. See Details
Civic Center Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Civic Center Park, a pet-friendly outdoor space in Denver, CO. The park features trails, open space, public art, a fountain, gardens and benches. See Details
Sand Creek Regional Greenway The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is a dog-friendly, multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Denver! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sand Creek Regional 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
High Line Canal Trail The High Line Canal Trail at Blackmer Lake in Littleton, CO, is a 4 mile hike that will take about 1 to 2 hours to complete with Fido. This track of land was almost the retirement home of former President Eisenhower, but instead became the home of the Kent Denver Day School. The dog-friendly trail also serves as a maintenance road for the local animal control and the Denver Water Board. See Details
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 Englewood! 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 TrailLink.com. See Details