Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Clarkesville, GA

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Clarkesville, and 10 more nearby. 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 Clarkesville.

Pet Friendly Moccasin Creek State Park
Moccasin Creek State Park Dog-friendly Moccasin Creek State Park in Clarkesville, GA is open seasonally. The park is closed from December 1st - March 15th. The park has 3 miles of trails available for hiking with Fido, including Hemlock Falls Trail. Highlighting the outstanding natural beauty in the area, this hike allows visitors to explore a waterfall-filled valley before reaching Hemlock Falls. With cascading whitewater over a sheer cliff and into a calm pool below, Hemlock Falls is a must-see within Moccasin Creek State Park. A sandy beach below the waterfall is an ideal spot to grab a snack, drink, or capture a photo with Fido. See Details
Pet Friendly Anna Ruby Falls
Anna Ruby Falls Anna Ruby Falls is a beautiful waterfall near Helen, GA. Located in the heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest, this picturesque spot can be accessed from a dog-friendly, half-mile trail within Unicoi State Park. Dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are leashed and cleaned up after. See Details
Unicoi State Park Fido is welcome to explore Unicoi State Park in Helen, GA! This dog-friendly park features 1,029 acres of adventure activities, a 53-acre lake nestled between mountaintops, and gorgeous trails to Helen and Anna Ruby Falls. Visiting pets must be friendly and on a short, sturdy leash. Dog owners must be courteous to other patrons and clean up after their pets in all areas of the park. There is an entrance fee per vehicle. See Details
Tallulah Falls Rail-Trail The Tallulah Falls 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 Lakemont! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Tallulah Falls 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 See Details
Long Creek Falls Long Creek Falls is a 25-foot waterfall on its namesake creek in Oconee County, just before the creek flows into the mighty Chattooga River. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trailhead. See Details
Mount Yonah Trail Popular with locals and tourists alike, Mount Yonah Trail is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they hike through a forest, past wildflowers, steep drop-offs, and exposed rock outcrops to panoramic views at the summit. The hike is roughly four miles round trip and is moderately strenuous. See Details
Unicoi to Helen Trail Unicoi to Helen Trail is a 3-mile, one-way, pet-friendly pathway that leads from Unicoi State Park into Helen's bustling Bavarian downtown. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on this moderate, heavily trafficked hike, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them and they remain on a short leash. See Details
Raven Cliffs Trail Raven Cliffs Trail is a dog-friendly trail in Helen, GA. This trail is home to a trout stream, 40 foot waterfall, mossy areas, and acres of wildflowers. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the trail, but they must be picked up after to adhere to the Leave No Trace practices of the park. Please check the website for current rates of admittance. See Details
Tallulah Falls Rail-Trail Tallulah Falls Rail-Trail is pet-friendly. This 1.7-mile paved circuit throughout the Tallulah Gorge State Park used to be a railroad line. While the trail does not approach the gorge itself, it does include a bridge over the Tallulah River. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Minnehaha Falls Trail Minnehaha Falls Trail is pet-friendly. This hike departs the trailhead, marked with a green diamond and the number 147, located off the unpaved Bear Gap Road near Lakemont, Georgia. The hike ascends a wooden staircase, trekking southwest toward the waterfall. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Rim Trails at Tallulah Gorge State Park The Rim Trails at Tallulah Gorge State Park are pet-friendly. Combined, the North and South Rim Trails follow 2.5 miles of fairly flat pathways. While your dog can’t approach the gorge up close for his own safety and that of others, the Rim Trails offer great views of both the valley and the changing leaves. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details