Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Banning, CA

There are 2 dog friendly hiking trails in Banning, and 13 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 Banning.

Pet Friendly Black Mountain Trail
Black Mountain Trail Black Mountain Trail is a difficult, 6.9 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This beautiful hike will have you thinking you are in the Sierra Nevada with its granite boulders, large pines, open vistas, and beautiful views. Although you will need an Adventure Pass for parking, no permit is required to use the trail. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Pet Friendly Kitching Peak Trail
Kitching Peak Trail Kitching Peak Trail is a difficult, 8 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. From the top of this trail you will see spectacular views of the mountains, dropoffs, and desert floor. Sometimes this trail is closed so you may want to contact the Ranger Station ahead of time. See Details
Grand View Point Trail Grand View Point Trail is a moderately easy, 6-mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. For a shorter hike you can take Mill Creek Road, which turns into Forest Service Road 2N10/Skyline Drive, to a point just below the summit where the trail passes over the road. See Details
Tahquitz Peak Trail Tahquitz Peak Trail is a difficult, 6 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is less visited and more dog friendly than the other trail up to Tahquitz Peak. Leash laws apply as this trail goes through the San Jacinto Wilderness. See Details
Idyllwild Park Nature Center Dogs are welcome on-leash at this beautiful, scenic nature park in Idyllwild. See Details
Castle Rock Trail Castle Rock Trail is an easy, 1.6 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This short hike is a nice escape into beautiful scenery. Take in the lake views on a trail that is speckled with granite boulders. A small stream next to the trail leads into the lake. See Details
Terri Peak Trail Terri Peak Trail is a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike in Lake Perris State Recreation Area that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This well marked trail is a great way to train for higher altitude hikes. The trail has some very steep section where you will gain a lot of elevation and is a great workout. See Details
Sugarloaf Mountain Trail Sugarloaf Mountain Trail is a moderately easy, 7 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 3.5 hours to complete with Fido. There is no need for a permit when hiking this peak, the highest outside of the National Forest. This trail will take you on a very rocky path through the alpine forest. Be sure to bring plenty of water and check Fido's paws frequently. See Details
San Gorgonio Trail San Gorgonio Trail is an extremely difficult, 16 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 9.5 hours to complete with Fido. Many hikers use this as training for Mount Whitney. Within the half mile after crossing Mill Creek you will gain 1000 feet in elevation as you switchback into the San Gorgonio Wilderness. See Details
Lake Perris State Recreation Area Lake Perris State Recreation Area has some dog-friendly trails and campsites. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed within 100 feet of the water. Fido can join you on the bike trail that loops around the lake, taking in the crystal waters and the rolling hills in the backdrop. You can also take your pooch into the campgrounds in the area. Lake Perris is open every day of the week from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Whitewater Preserve Plenty of trails to hike at every level. Make sure to wear proper shoes. Most trails are gravel. NO CELL service! But well worth it. It is the desert so bring plenty of water. Nice park area to have a picnic. See Details
Shields Peak Trail Shields Peak Trail is an extremely difficult, 12.2 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 7.5 hours to complete with Fido. Heading into the San Gorgonio Wilderness and getting to the San Bernardino Divide is difficult on any trail. Even the most conditioned dogs will struggle on this trail. There are two springs on this trail, but you will want to bring extra water along and check your dogs paws often. See Details
Dry Lake Trail Dry Lake Trail is a very difficult, 11 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 6.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is easily accessible and has a large parking lot. The creek flows heavy in spring and early summer, but dries later in the year. If there has been heavy rainfall you are likely to see many wild flowers. See Details
Mission Creek Preserve Mission Creek Preserve is pet-friendly. This nature preserve is home to old buildings along a dusty pathway you can walk with your leashed pup. On the way, you'll pass historic structures and stunning desert plant communities, all with the backdrop of Southern California’s tallest peak in the background. Don't forget to pick up after your pooch. See Details
Willowbrook Apple Farm Willowbrook Apple Farm is pet-friendly. The trees in this orchard were planted in 1910, and have been producing delicious fruit for families to enjoy for generations. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the farm. Willowbrook is open to the public on weekends from 10am to 4pm. See Details