Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Bozeman, MT

There are 5 dog friendly hiking trails in Bozeman. 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 Bozeman.

Pet Friendly Gallagator Linear Trail
Gallagator Linear Trail The Gallagator Linear 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 Bozeman! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Gallagator Linear 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
Pet Friendly Story Mill Spur
Story Mill Spur The Story Mill Spur 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 Bozeman! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Story Mill Spur. 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
Custer Gallatin National Forest Custer Gallatin National Forest welcomes dogs to enjoy the wilderness with their humans. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet in all designated recreation areas including parking lots, picnic areas, day hiking trails, trailheads, interpretive centers, restrooms, boat docks and piers, and developed campgrounds. Dogs may be off leash when on non-day hiking trails and in the backcountry, but should be leashed when encountering other hikers. The address leads to the forest office where information on Custer Gallatin National Forest can be acquired before heading into the wilderness. See Details
Hyalite Canyon Hyalite Canyon is pet-friendly. This popular cross-country skiing area includes a series of loops near the reservoir, which you can enjoy in the winter months if you like skiing with your dog. Check out the rest of the area during the sunnier season for a walk on the trails. See Details
Bozeman Creek Bozeman Creek is pet-friendly. This multi-use trail on Forest Service land is located about 7 miles south of town. This old logging road parallels Bozeman Creek and is an out-and-back, meaning the distance is up to you. The full length of the trail is 9 miles and leads to Mystic Lake. The area is often used by snowshoe walkers and during the winter is a great place to explore on skis with your pooch. See Details