Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Canton, GA

There are 12 dog-friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Canton. 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 Canton.

Pet Friendly Chattahoochee River National Recreational Area
Chattahoochee River National Recreational Area Chattahoochee River National Recreational Area is a 10,000-acre, pet-friendly open space along a 48-mile stretch of the river in Sandy Springs, GA. Leashed dogs are welcome to accompany you on a visit to this large forested park where you can enjoy hiking, biking, rafting and fishing. Take Fido for a stroll along a woodland trail and then reward him with a swim in the river after. Please remember to clean up after your pup during your visit. See Details
Pet Friendly Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a dog-friendly national park in Kennesaw, GA. This National Battlefield preserves the land of this nearly three week long Civil War battle by the Atlanta Campaign. Fido is welcome to join you throughout the trails at this 2,965 acre park, however all pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet in length, and pets are not allowed in the visitor center, restroom facilities, shuttle bus, or near the water fountains. See Details
Big Trees Forest Preserve Leashed dogs are welcome at Big Trees Forest Preserve, a pet-friendly old-growth forest in Sandy Springs, GA. You and Fido can explore the network of trails, babbling brooks and the native trees and flowers that are protected in this preserve. Waste bags and receptacles are found throughout the preserve, making it easy to clean up after your pup. Please do not let Fido dig holes anywhere on the preserve, and remember to stay on the trails. See Details
Pickett's Mill Battlefield State Historic Site Leashed dogs are welcome at Pickett's Mill Battlefield State Historic Site in Dallas, GA, where you can explore one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields in the nation. This 765-acre park is home to picnic areas and miles of pet-friendly, wooded hiking trails that weave around the historic area, along creeks and even by a waterfall. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted in the pioneer cabins or any of the other buildings in the park, but leashed pets are permitted in the visitor center to gain access to the trails. See Details
Red Top Mountain State Park Red Top Mountain State Park in Acworth, GA, boasts 1,562-acres of land along the 12,000-acre Lake Allatoona. Bring your leashed pup and hike over 15-miles of dog-friendly trails at this scenic park. Swimming, fishing, camping and biking are also popular activities at this park. See Details
Leita Thompson Memorial Park Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the pet-friendly walking trails at Leita Thompson Memorial Park in Roswell, GA. The trails meander through woods and over streams so you and Fido can enjoy nature together. Fishing is permitted at the park, and there is an off-leash dog park available as well. See Details
Swift-Cantrell Park Leashed dogs are welcome at the popular, pet-friendly Swift-Cantrell Park in Kennesaw, GA. At 42-acres, the City's largest community park features picnic pavilions, a 1-mile, 12-foot-wide perimeter trail, half-mile inner-loop trail, shade structures, acres of open turf for passive recreation, restrooms and drinking fountains.The park is also home to Frank Boone Dog Park. Waste bags and receptacles are located throughout the park. See Details
Allatoona Pass The Allatoona Pass 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 Cartersville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Allatoona Pass. 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 See Details
Newtown Park Dog-friendly Newtown Park in Johns Creek, GA, offers athletic and recreational opportunities for you and Fido. Facilities include picnic pavilions and restrooms, two playgrounds, athletic fields, tennis courts, a community garden, and Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater. Take Fido for a walk along 2 miles of trails or pay a visit to Newtown Dream Dog Park, located toward the front entrance. The dog park is fully fenced and offers artificial turf, sprinklers for dogs to play in, obstacles to play on, plus water fountains for humans and pets. See Details
George Washington Carver Park Leashed dogs are welcome to walk the grounds of the pet-friendly George Washington Carver Park in Acworth, GA. This local recreation area features a beach, a playground, walking trails, picnic areas, and more for parkgoers. Note that dogs are only permitted on the hiking trails. See Details
Lake Sidney Lanier Lake Sidney Lanier is a dog-friendly park in Buford, GA, where pets and their owners can explore. Hunting, fishing, hiking, boating, and camping are just some of the amenities outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy when visiting. Dogs aren't permitted on beaches, playgrounds or in restrooms. See Details
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Leashed dogs can visit the pet-friendly Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Sandy Springs, GA. Pets are permitted to explore along the walking and hiking trails in the park. Visitors can also enjoy other amenities, including river rafting, trout fishing, biking and more. See Details