Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Columbia, SC

There are 3 dog-friendly hiking trails in Columbia. 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 Columbia.

Pet Friendly Riverfront Park & Historic Columbia Canal
Riverfront Park & Historic Columbia Canal Bring Fido to explore the pet-friendly Riverfront Park & Historic Columbia Canal in Columbia, SC. This completely paved walk goes along Columbia Canal as it meets with Broad River. The walk is 2.5 miles long each way and ends at the dam. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Pet Friendly Harbison State Forest
Harbison State Forest Harbison State Forest is pet-friendly. Encompassing over 2,000-acres of forestland only nine miles from downtown Columbia, the unique urban location makes Harbison one of the largest public greenspaces inside the city limits of a metropolitan area in the country. Dogs are welcome on a number of trails throughout the natural area, including the 4.4-mile Firebreak trail and shorter trails for novice hikers. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout. See Details
Saluda Shoals Park Saluda Shoals Park is a large recreation area in Columbia, SC. This pet-friendly hangout welcomes leashed dogs to explore with their owners along the walking trails, unwind for a picnic, and take in the river view from a bench. Furry companions with annual passes are also welcome to visit the Barking Lot Dog Park. Admission prices may apply. See Details
Congaree National Park Bring Fido to the dog-friendly Congaree National Park in Hopkins, SC. This picturesque recreation area allows pets to wander all trails, including the boardwalk. The trails vary between easy short trails and a couple of longer trails that are over 10 miles in a loop. All pets must be on a leash under six feet and under their owner's control at all times. Pets may not be left unattended for any period of time. Check out the pet-friendly campsites if you want to tackle more than one trail together. See Details
Columbia, SC, US