Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Bellingham, WA

There are 6 dog friendly hiking trails in Bellingham. 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 Bellingham.

Pet Friendly Lake Padden Park
Lake Padden Park This lovely public park includes both a fenced off-leash dog run and unfenced areas where off-leash pets are permitted, including one with lake access. See Details
Pet Friendly Arroyo Park
Arroyo Park Get some fresh air with your pooch on the hiking trails of this Bellingham park, where dogs are welcome to join you off-leash. The area is unfenced, so dogs must be carefully supervised. See Details
Little Squalicum Park Your pet is welcome to join you off-leash on the trails of this park, though keep them away from the creek as it may be polluted. Pets must be leashed on the beach. See Details
Sehome Hill Arboretum Your dog will love to join your for an off-leash stroll on the unpaved trails of this lovely Aboretum, though be careful as the area is not fenced. Leashes required on all paved trails. See Details
South Bay Trail The South Bay Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Bellingham! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the South Bay 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
Railroad Trail The Railroad Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Bellingham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Railroad 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
Tommy Thompson Trail The Tommy Thompson Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Anacortes! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Tommy Thompson 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
Birch Bay State Park Bring your pet along as you enjoy this lovely beach park near the Canadian border. They're welcome on-leash everywhere but designated swimming beaches. See Details
North Cascades National Park Experience the sight of mountains topped with over three hundred glaciers. Pets must be on a leash of six or less feet at all times. They are permitted near Ross Lake and Lake Chelan recreation areas and on the Pacific Crest Trail. See Details
Cascade Trail The Cascade Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Sedro Woolley! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Cascade 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
Hovander Homestead Park Hovander Homestead Park preserves the rich history of pioneer farming and offers recreational opportunities for all ages in every season. The park encompasses nearly 350 acres, including over a mile of river frontage. The park offers both leash and off-leash trails. Accessible sidewalks provide access to the historic Hovander House, playground, restroom, Group Picnic Shelter, and the Hovander River Trail. See Details