Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Caldwell, NJ

There are 48 dog-friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Caldwell. 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 Caldwell.

Pet Friendly South Mountain Reservation
South Mountain Reservation South Mountain Reservation in West Orange, NJ is dog-friendly. This nature reserve coverers 2,112 acres in portions of Maplewood, Millburn and West Orange. The woodland park features a variety of hardwood trees, and tall hemlocks towering above streams, creeks and ponds. The west branch of the Rahway River flows through the valley, and a 25-foot waterfall at Hemlock Falls is a dramatic feature. It is also a Revolutionary War historic site. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails and the South Mountain Dog Park is located within the Reservation. See Details
Pet Friendly Mills Reservation
Mills Reservation Bring Fido to explore the pet-friendly Mills Reservation in Cedar Grove, NJ. This 157-acre recreation area features trails of varying difficulty for different levels of dogs and hikers. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you, but please remember to clean up after him. See Details
Liberty State Park Visit the pet-friendly Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. Take a walk around with your pooch and experience the amazing views of New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times during the visit. See Details
Watchung Reservation The Watchung Reservation is a dog-friendly spot in Mountainside, New Jersey. This 1,900-acre park is packed full of hiking and riding trails with picnic areas, a trailside nature center and a visitor center along the way. Dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the sandy trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind. See Details
Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve Explore the pet-friendly Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you to explore the various trails at this recreation area, but please remember to clean up after them. See Details
Saddle River County Park Bike Path The Saddle River County Park Bike Path is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Rochelle Park! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River County Park Bike Path. 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
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area The Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area is home to pet-friendly hiking trails to explore in Montville, NJ. Enjoy a wide range of geological and ecological experiences in this area of 1,675 acres featuring rugged trails, fields, forests, rock outcroppings and wetlands. See Details
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Check out the dog-friendly Ramapo Valley County Reservation in Mahwah, NJ. Local dog owners rave about this 4,000-acre public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend. See Details
High Mountain Park Preserve Visit the pet-friendly High Mountain Park Preserve in North Haledon, NJ. This lovely recreation area is a great place to bring your pup for a hike, offering trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. See Details
Mayor Dunleavy Memorial Park Mayor Dunleavy Memorial Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreational area located in Bloomingdale, NJ. Though located in the middle of the city, the dense woods gives visitors the chance to connect with nature. This 44-acre park features two off-leash dog parks, a pond, picnic tables and multiple pet-friendly hiking trails. Please note that the area is sometimes visited by bears. Pups must be leashed when not in the dog park areas. See Details
Branch Brook Park Visit the pet-friendly Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ. This 360-acre community recreation area features an off-leash dog park, walking trails, tennis courts, softball fields and much more. Your pup must be leashed at all times when not in the dog park. See Details
Brooklyn Bridge Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed and suspension bridge in New York, NY that crosses over the East River and connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you admire the views from either side of the paved, dog-friendly pedestrian pathway on the bridge. Ensure you keep Fido close, as the bridge is a popular crossing for commuters. See Details
Tamaques Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Tamaques Park, a 106-acre dog-friendly park in the community of Westfield, NJ. Visitors can utilize the picnic areas, jogging path, sports courts, playing fields and playgrounds. The park also has a pond and small wooded area. Fido must remain on a leash for the duration of your visit. See Details
Staten Island Greenbelt Trail Staten Island Greenbelt Trail is an easy pet-friendly 3-mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This hike in Staten Island, NY, which passes through dense forests and grassy meadows, is thanks to the 1960s and 1970s preservation efforts. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Tourne County Park Leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Tourne County Park in Boonton, NJ. This public recreation area features great picnic areas and 10.7 miles of lovely hiking trails. Please remember to clean up after your pet. See Details
Morristown National Historic Park Check out the pet-friendly Morristown National Historic Park in Morristown, NJ. The area is historically important due to the amount of American Revolutionary War sites located nearby, including Jockey Hollow, the Ford Mansion, Fort Nonsense and the New Jersey Brigade Encampment. There are 27 miles of foot and horse trails to explore with your pooch and the beginning of a two-mile auto loop tour. Dogs must be on a leash under six feet and all mess cleaned up after them. Pets are not permitted in park buildings. See Details
Brooklyn Bridge Park Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre, dog-friendly waterfront recreation area that is a great place to bring your pup to play on and off-leash. The park stretches 1.3 miles along Brooklyn's East River shoreline. Within the park, you'll find two fenced dog runs where Fido can meet other Big Apple dogs and play a game of fetch. See Details
Emerson Woods Preserve Bring Fido to explore the pet-friendly Emerson Woods Preserve in Westwood, NJ. This recreation area features 19 acres of trails you can walk with your dog. The park borders a fenced reservoir with a beach, restroom and parking, which you can access for a nominal yearly fee. Alternatively, you can walk your dog on the border of the reservoir for free and use street parking. Dogs must be leashed at all times throughout the area and please pick up your waste. See Details
Ramapo Mountain State Forest Enjoy the great outdoors with your pet at the beautiful and pet-friendly Ramapo Mountain State Forest in Oakland, NJ. Pups are welcome as long as they remain on a leash. See Details
Silas Condict County Park Visit the dog-friendly Silas Condict County Park in Kinnelon, NJ. The centerpiece of this 1,000-acre recreation area is a seven-acre lake. There's plenty to do for all kinds of visitors at this interesting park. Dogs are allowed to join their owners, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
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