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Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Chatsworth, NJ

There are 7 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Chatsworth. 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 Chatsworth.

Pet Friendly Bass River State Forest
Bass River State Forest Bass River State Forest is dog-friendly. This area was the first forest designated for for public recreation back in 1905. The centerpiece of the park is Lake Absegami, a 67-acre lake created in the 1930's. Lots of visitors enjoy boating, swimming, and hanging out around the lake. The main pet-friendly trail winds through the Absegami Natural Area, where tall pine/oak woods and a small Atlantic white cedar bog can be explored. The park is open every day of the week from 8am until dusk. See Details
Pet Friendly Pemberton Rail-Trail
Pemberton Rail-Trail The Pemberton Rail-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 Shamong! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pemberton Rail-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
Batona Trail The Batona Trail is dog-friendly. You are welcome to bring Fido with you on this 50-mile hike that connects three different state forests in New Jersey. The hike takes you through tall forests on a marked trail. To make sure you're on the right track, stick to the pink markers that are dotted around. Dog owners are reminded to keep their pets on a leash on the trail and to clean up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Wharton State Forest Wharton State Forest is pet-friendly. This park is a bird watchers paradise, with lots of interesting species to be discovered, including bald eagles, red-tailed hawks, marsh hawks, ospreys, great blue herons, swans, screech owls, great-horned owls, bluebirds, hummingbirds, and more. There are a number of hiking trails around the park that you and your pooch can explore together, such as sections of the Batona Trail, a 50-mile trail that connects three different state forests. Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on the beach of Wharton State Forest. Wharton State Forest can be accessed every day of the week between sunrise and sunset. See Details
Stafford Forge Wildlife Management Area Stafford Forge Wildlife Management Area is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are invited to join their owners in exploring this beautiful natural area in Eagleswood, NJ. The area consists of well-marked trails that surround several former cranberry bogs, where ornithologists can keep an eye out for a selection of unusual native birds. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Freedom Fields Park Freedom Fields Park is pet-friendly. Take a stroll on the paved trails that wind around this pretty park in Little Egg Harbor. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners throughout the park, as long as they are well-behaved and all mess is cleaned up after them. Freedom Fields Park is open every day of the week from 6am to 8pm. See Details
Pemberton Rail-Trail The Pemberton Rail-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 Pemberton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pemberton Rail-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