Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Connelly Springs, NC

There are 2 dog-friendly hiking trails in Connelly Springs. 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 Connelly Springs.

Pet Friendly Shinny and Upper Falls Trails
Shinny and Upper Falls Trails Shinny and Upper Falls Trails are dog-friendly hikes in South Mountains State Park in Connelly Springs, NC. It's a difficult, 7.4 mile trek that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. These trails form a nice loop that offer quite a bit of diversity from mountains, streams, flowers, and trees. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Pet Friendly South Mountains State Park
South Mountains State Park South Mountains State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Connelly Springs, NC. Featuring elevations to 3,000 feet, an 80-foot waterfall, mountain streams and more than 40 miles of trails for dogs and their owners to enjoy, this park is a must-visit for outbound hounds. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
McGalliard Falls Park McGalliard Falls Park is a beautiful dog-friendly recreation area in Valdese, NC. Commonly referred to as a hidden treasure, bring Fido to see the 40 ft. high McGalliard Falls and enjoy a hike or picnic along the way. See Details
Catawba River Greenway The Catawba River Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Morganton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Catawba River Greenway. 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
Tuttle Educational State Forest Bring Fido to explore the great outdoors at the pet-friendly Tuttle Educational State Forest in Lenoir, NC. This 288-acre state forest has many trails ready to be explored, as well as a volleyball court, a horseshoe pit, and, of course, glorious scenic mountain views. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times and may not enter any enclosed spaces. See Details
Oak Hill Community Park Oak Hill Community Park is a pet-friendly recreation and nature preservation area in Lenoir, NC. Bring Fido out for an afternoon of exercise or relaxation. The park includes paved walkways, unpaved trails, picnicking shelters & spots, a children's playground, and sports fields. Dogs are welcome as long as they're leashed and well behaved. See Details
Oak Hill Community Park and Forest Oak Hill Park, provided by Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina, is a free community recreation area with 5 miles of multi-use trails and 2.5 miles of hike-only trails in Lenoir, NC. This pet-friendly park is situated just 10 minutes from downtown Morganton and serves as a central hub for outdoor activities, education, agriculture, and archaeological exploration, benefitting both residents and visitors. See Details
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