Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Bailey, CO

There are 3 dog friendly hiking trails in Bailey, and 15 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 Bailey.

Pet Friendly Three Mile Creek Trail
Three Mile Creek Trail Three Mile Creek Trail is a 14 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 8 to 9 hours to complete with Fido. This hike is a favorite among owners and dogs alike. Your dog will need to be leashed on this trail that leads through a dense deciduous and conifer forest. The trail also makes several crossings over a shallow stream. See Details
Pet Friendly Scott Gomer Trail and Abyss Lake Trail
Scott Gomer Trail and Abyss Lake Trail The Scott Gomer Trail and Abyss Lake Trail is a 14.6 mile hike that will take about 12 hours to complete with Fido. As you hike northeast on the Scott Gomer trail, towards a tarn known as Abyss Lake, you will pass by bighorn sheep and mountain goats. Wilderness regulations will require you to keep Fido on a leash. See Details
Rosalie Trail Rosalie Trail is a 12.4 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 9-10 hours to complete with Fido. Most of the trail will lead you through lush, dense forest fed by creeks. There are sections of the trail that will take you above the timberline where afternoon storms can blow in. Fido will have to be leashed as most of the trail is in a wilderness area. See Details
Elk Meadow Park Elk Meadow Park is a 107-acre space featuring 3.2 miles of trails to explore with Fido. Much of the area is not fenced, so make sure you keep Fido leashed during your visit to the pretty park. Keep your eyes peeled for elk trekking around the park. The trails can be accessed every day of the week from 6am to 7pm. See Details
Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners while they exercise at Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Park trails. Red Rocks Park is a Denver Mountain Park and has two trails that are completely within the park, Trading Post Trail and Geologic Overlook Trail, both restricted to pedestrians only. The Trading Post Trail is 1.4 miles in length, and goes through spectacular rock formations, valleys and a natural meadow. Some of the terrain is rough, so hiking boots/shoes are recommended. Also, hikers should be prepared for adverse weather conditions as the weather can change very quickly. The Red Rocks Trail runs through the east side of the park and is a multi-use trail for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. There is a connecting trail from the Lower North Parking Lot to Red Rocks Trail. The trail splits with one segment going north to connect to Jefferson County’s Matthews-Winters park and the other segment goes east to connect to the Dakota Ridge Trail. The Red Rocks Trail continues on to Matthews-Winters, creating a dramatic 6-mile loop. Dogs must be on a leash at all times and owners must clean up all waste. Dogs are not allowed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre during performances; call (720) 865-2494 before driving to the park to avoid disappointment. Trails open one hour before sunrise and close one hour after sunset. See Details
Bear Creek Trail The Bear Creek Trail is a 6.1 mile hike through three city parks that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. The trail ends in a Jefferson County Open Space park called Lair o' the Bear, hence the name. See Details
Mount Evergreen Loop A relatively easy hike up to the summit of Evergreen Mountain. It is about 5 miles round trip, and dogs are allowed on leash. Be aware that there are a lot of mountain bikers. See Details
Square Top Lakes Trail Square Top Lakes Trail is a 4.2 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This trail draws less of a crowd since it is just short of qualifying as a Fourteener. As you follow the trail down an unused road you will come by a boggy section with wildflowers before rising to thick willows at the first of two lakes located on the 2 mile mark. See Details
Kenosha Pass West Trail Kenosha Pass West Trail is a 10 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 6 to 7 hours to complete with Fido. This hike, that follows the Colorado Trail and the ridgeline sloping down from Kenosha Pass, will take you through forests and meadows. Fido will enjoy getting wet and taking a drink at several stream crossings. See Details
Kenosha Pass East Trail Kenosha Pass East Trail is a 14 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 8 to 9 hours to complete with Fido. This is a very popular trail, and the first 2 miles can be crowded, especially on weekends. After the first 2 miles the crowds tend to thin out. The trail is along a section of the Colordao Trail and can easily be made into a backpack trip. See Details
Silver Dollar and Murray Lakes Trail Silver Dollar and Murray Lakes Trail is a 4.4 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike will take you by over 100 species of wildflowers, a thinning forest, several lakes, and a small creek. You and Fido will both delight in the beauty of this hike. See Details
Goose Creek Trail Goose Creek Trail is a 10 mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. The southeastern part of the Lost Creek Wilderness can be reached from this trail which ends at the abandoned remains of a shaft house that date back to the early 1900s. See Details
Dinosaur Ridge Leashed dogs are welcome on the ridge and Triceratops Trail. Dogs are not allowed in the gift shop or Exhibit Hall. Dinosaur Ridge features a world-famous dinosaur track site with over 300 dinosaur footprints for you and your friends and family to explore! See Details
Brookside McCurdy Trail The Brookside-McCurdy Trail is a 36-mile trail in Pike National Forest. This trailhead follows a creek into the Lost Creek Wilderness for 7 miles and will take about 6 hours round-trip. Much of the trail is in the forest, so there is plenty of shade along the way. See Details
Ben Tyler Trail Ben Tyler Trail is a 10-mile hike in Pike National Forest that will take about 10 hours to complete with Fido round-trip. The trail is very steep most of the way, but there's easy access to a creek most of the way, so Fido will have plenty of opportunities to cool off throughout the day. See Details
Lair o' the Bear Park Lair o’ the Bear Park is a favorite of visitors and families due to its abundance of picnic tables and charcoal grills and proximity to Bear Creek for fishing. Leashed pets are welcome and the Bear Creek Trail is 12 miles roundtrip. See Details
Mount Wilcox and Otter Mountain Trail Mount Wilcox and Otter Mountain Trail is a 6.8 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. This loop hike will take you above the timberline, on a Thirteener and a 12,000-foot peak. This hike should only be done early in the day and in good weather. You will definitely want to bring along a topographical map. See Details
Square Top Mountain Trail Square Top Mountain Trail is a 6.2 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 5 to 6 hours to complete with Fido. You will be above the timberline for the duration of the trail that takes you steadily up an old road and eventually across a grassy tundra. This is a nice hike that will be easy on Fido's paws. See Details