Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Danbury, CT

There are 2 dog friendly hiking trails in Danbury, and 24 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 Danbury.

Pet Friendly Bear Mountain Reservation
Bear Mountain Reservation Pets may join you off-leash on the hiking trails of this beautiful wooded reservation with lovely views of Candlewood Lake. See Details
Pet Friendly Wooster Cemetery
Wooster Cemetery Take Fido for a walk through history at Wooster Cemetery in Danbury, CT. Meander along the paved, dog-friendly paths of a cemetery that has been around since 1850. The land also features a small pond which is popular for local birds. Please leash and clean up after your pets. See Details
The Cascades at Lake Mohegan This is a beautiful dog-friendly recreation area in Fairfield, Connecticut. The trails surround a lake and waterfall/creek called the cascades on acreage donated by the G.E. corporation. There are waste bins for doggie cleanups, so bring your baggies. See Details
Rocky Point State Park Rocky Point State Park is a dog-friendly park located in Warwick, RI. What is now a passive park used to be home to a ferry pier along with popular rides and attractions. You and Fido can walk around this nostalgic area, but pets must remain on a leash. See Details
Mountain Lakes Park Trail Mountain Lakes Park Trail is an easy, 5.15 mile hike in Mountain Lakes Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This gentle trail will give you the opportunity to hike around Westchester County?s highest peak, that stands 982 feet tall. Explore forests and take a break in any or all of the gorgeous four lakes. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Collis P. Huntington State Park Collis P. Huntington State Park is a perfectly tranquil setting in which you can enjoy hiking, canoeing, and pond fishing in five ponds with your pup. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times. See Details
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Trail Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Trail is a moderately easy, 7.5 mile hike in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation that will take about 2.5 to 4 hours to complete with Fido. You and your pup will enjoy this easy trail with only a couple of moderate climbs. Your dog will delight in the stream crossings and hiking by your side on the wide road, while you take in the scenic vistas and historical points. Please note that dogs must be leashed; dogs not permitted in picnic areas. See Details
Ninham Mountain Trail Ninham Mountain Trail is a moderately easy, 2.75 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This Multiple Use Area is the largest in Putnam County and allows dogs to be off leash if they are under voice control. See Details
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to explore 12 miles of garden trails and wander around the Bartlett, a living classroom for people and dogs to experience and enjoy nature. They offer an enchanting environment, where you can explore the grounds with your pup, research a particular variety of plant or attend an event. Their trails will take you through beautiful gardens, past champion trees, and into native Connecticut habitats, alongside colonial stonewalls and over pristine wetlands. Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Steep Rock Preserve Steep Rock Preserve is a pet-friendly recreational area in Washington Depot, CT. This 998-acre Steep Rock Preserve offers hiking trails which follow the river banks and provide access into the hillsides above. Dogs are allowed on the trails at this nature preserve, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Cranbury Park Cranbury Park in Norwalk, CT, is located on the Gallaher Estate and offers some dog-friendly areas on the property for dogs to run off leash. Dogs are also allowed on the trails and in the orchard. Please note that dogs are not permitted on the Great Lawn or near the mansion, playground or pavilion. See Details
Pequonnock River Trail The Pequonnock River 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 Monroe! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pequonnock River 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
Southford Falls This family-friendly park has a waterfall, an open area with picnic tables, a few trails in the woods, a small covered bridge, and a lake for fishing. See Details
Larkin State Park Trail The Larkin State Park 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 Southbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Larkin State Park 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
Pequonnock River Trail The Pequonnock River 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 Trumbull! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pequonnock River 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
Waldo State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Waldo State Park a pet-friendly park in Southbury, CT, where 150-acres has been set aside on the banks of Lake Lillinonah for preservation and recreation. You and Fido can enjoy a number of activities in the area, including bird watching fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and mountain biking. See Details
Lake Mohegan Loop Lake Mohegan Loop is a popular place for dog walkers in Fairfield, CT. This two mile loop follows along the manmade Lake Mohegan and North Pond in the Lake Mohegan Open Space Area. Dogs must be under control at all times during this trek. Please bring your own waste bags and clean up after your pets. See Details
Paugussett State Forest Paugussett State Forest is a dog-friendly recreation area that boasts boating, fishing, and hiking opportunities. Dogs and their owners who are visiting the park between March and October may want to hit up the popular Zoar Trail, a 6.1 mile loop trail that takes in a number of the sights in the park, including a beautiful waterfall. See Details
Kettletown State Park Pets on a leash are permitted in the picnic areas and hiking trails at this 605 acre state park. Pets are not allowed on the beach or in the campground. See Details
Camp Columbia State Park Camp Columbia State Park offers hiking for you and your pup in Morris, CT. This pet-friendly park is a historical piece of countryside offering a landscape of farmland and woodlands. Enjoy an afternoon walk while taking in the scenery and solitude with your best friend. Just be sure to keep Fido on a leash at all times during your visit. See Details
Bennett's Pond State Park With more than 450 acres to explore, you and your pup will find plenty of hiking possibilities at Bennett's Pond State Park. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Lovers Leap State Park Lovers Leap State Park is a dog-friendly park on 160 acres, where you and your leashed pup are welcome to explore hiking trails, scenic vistas and historic ruins. This beautiful park is divided by the Housatonic River in New Milford, CT. Enjoy crossing Lovers Leap Bridge and a variety of walking paths with your best friend in tow. See Details
Webb Mountain Discovery Zone Leashed dogs are welcome at Webb Mountain Discovery Zone, a pet-friendly outdoor learning center in Monroe, CT. Geared towards educating and exciting children about the wonders of nature, this family-friendly activity offers birding opportunities, a guided scavenger hunt and numerous trails to opt for either a short walk or long hike through the woods with Fido. See Details
Baldwin Park Baldwin Park, located behind the local middle school, is a pet-friendly park in New Milford, CT. Offering open fields for Fido to enjoy off leash, this park is sure to be a big hit with your pup. Enjoy an outing with your best friend exploring the various walking paths, wooded trails and a nearby stream. See Details