Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Davidson, NC

There’s 1 dog-friendly hiking trail in Davidson, and 8 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 Davidson.

Pet Friendly The Preserve Dog Park
The Preserve Dog Park The beautiful off-leash Preserve Dog Park is a favorite with local pooches for its lovely trails, nature areas and drinking fountain. This Davidson, NC, recreation area is for residents only, and pets must be licensed and have current rabies vaccinations to visit. Licenses may be purchased at Davidson Town Hall for a fee. See Details
Pet Friendly Lake Norman State Park
Lake Norman State Park The dog-friendly Lake Norman State Park is a great place to hike and explore with Fido in Troutman, NC. There are several trails to hike on with your furry friend ranging from easy to moderate in difficulty. Parkgoers can also enjoy a picnic, boating, swimming, and fishing, among other activities. Dogs are not allowed in swimming areas but are permitted everywhere else as long as they remain leashed. See Details
​Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve Reedy Creek Park and Nature Preserve has 10 miles of trails offering hikers and nature enthusiasts the opportunity to explore a variety of terrains while enjoying scenic views of the small lakes, forests, fields and streams. This pet-friendly preserve also has a dog park where pups can play off-leash. Dogs are welcome on preserve trails but must always remain on a 6-foot or shorter leash. See Details
Historic Latta Plantation Historic Latta Plantation is pet-friendly. Located in Huntersville near Mountain Island Lake, this 1800s Federal style plantation building contains some elements of Georgian design, including the house's main staircase. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails and grounds of this property, but not inside any of the buildings. Historic Latta Plantation is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:30pm and Sunday from 1:00pm to 4:30pm. See Details
Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-Trail) The Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-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 Charlotte! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-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
Mallard and Clark's Creek Greenways Mallard and Clark's Creek Greenways is a seven-mile trail along Clark's Creek in Charlotte, NC. Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners while exploring this path. This wooded setting attracts runners, walkers, skateboarders, and bikers, among other outdoor enthusiasts. See Details
Jetton Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners when visiting the pet-friendly Jetton Park! This 104-acre recreation area, located in Cornelius, NC, features several walking paths and trails, including one that runs along Lake Norman. Visitors can also enjoy picnic sites, tennis courts, a sunning beach, restrooms and more. Note that an entry fee may apply when visiting the park. See Details
Troutman Rail-Trail The Troutman 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 Troutman! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Troutman 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
Romare Bearden Park Romare Bearden Park is a pet-friendly public park in downtown Charlotte dedicated to the African-American artist, Romare Bearden. Bring your pooch for a walk on the winding trails that weave around this 5.4-acre public park with amazing sculptures on show. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details