Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Avon, CO

There are 3 dog-friendly hiking trails in Avon, and 9 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 Avon.

Pet Friendly Harry A. Nottingham Park
Harry A. Nottingham Park Harry A. Nottingham Park in Avon, CO is dog friendly. The park has 48 acres of open space to explore with your leashed pooch. At the center of the park, you'll find Nottingham Lake, a great place for fishing, paddle-boating, and SUP. Don't forget to pause at the picnic area for lunch with your pup. See Details
Pet Friendly Eagle Vail Trail
Eagle Vail Trail Eagle Vail Trail is a dog-friendly trail near Avon, CO. The trail is a moderately challenging 5-mile route on which hikers can admire wildflowers blooming in the springtime. This scenic trail follows a creek at some points and there are shady spots along the way, too. Leashed dogs are allowed to join you. See Details
Beaver Lake Trail Dog-friendly Beaver Lake Trail is a 6.3 mile heavily trafficked trail near Avon, CO. This out-and-back route guides hikers through a forest full of aspen trees and leads to Beaver Lake. The trail is rated as moderate and approaches the Holy Cross Wilderness boundary at mile 2.7. From here, you are only 0.3 miles from Beaver Lake. There are creeks along the way to cool off in. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail. See Details
Vail Nature Center When visiting Vail, CO, take some time out of your day to visit the dog-friendly Vail Nature Center. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the grounds of the Nature Center with you. The Center offers a wide variety of programs and tours. Sometimes the naturalists there will even schedule a special dog hike! See Details
Booth Falls and Lake Trail Booth Falls is a popular dog-friendly trail in White River National Forest. When visiting Vail, CO, with Fido, the hike up this 60-foot waterfall is a must. It's not easy by any means, but the views are worth the uphill climb. Wander with your pooch through aspen groves until you reach Booth Creek, which you can follow together to Booth Creek Falls. Hikers can enjoy shady spots along the route, some water crossings, and admire wildflowers during the blooming season. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Pitkin Lake Trail Pitkin Lake Trail is 10.5 mile hike in White River National Forest near Vail, CO. This challenging out-and-back trail will take about 7 hours to complete with Fido. This steep route will take you to Pitkin Lake and affords views of the beautiful mountain range. See Details
Upper Piney River Trail Upper Piney River Trail in Vail, CO, is pet friendly. Starting at Piney Lake, this 5.9-mile trail weaves through the Colorado wilderness, ending at Upper Piney River Falls. Dogs are welcome on the entire trail, but must be leashed at all times. Parking is available at Piney River Ranch. See Details
Vail Nordic Center Vail Nordic Center is pet-friendly. Located on the Vail Golf Course, this extensive cross country and snowshoe park is a great retreat for snow loving pups. Dogs are welcome to join you on the 6 miles (10 km) of snowshoe terrain for an additional fee. Rentals and lessons are also available. Vail Nordic Center is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm during the winter season. See Details
Lionshead Rock via Cougar Ridge Trail Lionshead Rock via Cougar Ridge Trail near Minturn, CO is dog friendly. This moderately challenging route is a 6.3-mile out-and-back trek with uphill sections and heavy elevation gain. Hikers can admire spectacular views Lionshead Rock, including 14,000 ft Mount of the Holy Cross in the distance. The area is very popular with hikers and trail runners, so leashing Fido is recommended. See Details
Missouri Lakes Trail Missouri Lakes Trail near Red Cliff, CO is dog friendly. Along the way, you'll be able to enjoy great views across the lakes with your pup. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are cleaned up after and behave well with other trail users. This pathway is 4.4 miles long and is rated difficult. See Details
June Creek Trail June Creek Trail in Edwards, CO is dog friendly. This multi-use pathway is rated easy and offers visitors the chance to access a variety of other trails in the areas surrounding Avon and Edwards. Don't forget to bring water for you and your pooch as there is limited shade along the way. Leashed dogs are welcome, but must be cleaned up after. There's a bench and waste stations at the start of the trail. See Details
Berry Creek Loop Berry Creek Loop in Edwards, CO is a dog-friendly hiking trail best suited to active and experienced four-legged hiking companions. The 2.5-mile loop is considered moderately challenging and begins with a steep incline. After climbing 500 feet in elevation in under a mile, the trail then levels out to reveal stunning views of the valley and the surrounding countryside. Leashed dogs are welcome, and pet owners should be aware of mountain bikers using the trail. See Details
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