Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Des Moines, IA

There are 5 dog friendly hiking trail in Des Moines, 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 Des Moines.

Pet Friendly Clive Greenbelt Trail
Clive Greenbelt Trail The Clive Greenbelt Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Des Moines! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Clive Greenbelt 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
Pet Friendly Gay Lea Wilson Trail/4-Mile Creek Greenway Trail
Gay Lea Wilson Trail/4-Mile Creek Greenway Trail The Gay Lea Wilson Trail/4-Mile Creek Greenway 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 Des Moines! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Gay Lea Wilson Trail/4-Mile Creek Greenway 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
Gray's Lake Park Located in the heart of the Des Moines Metro area, Gray's Lake Park is a dog-friendly spot to take a stroll. The 167-acre Park features a 1.9-mile lit trail, which encircles the lake. Gray's Lake encourages guests to "venture off of the trail" and fish, canoe or sail. Dogs are not allowed on the designated swimming beach. Pets must be cleaned-up after during their visit. Pet waste stations are located every half mile along the trail, as well as at the beach and Overlook Terrace parking lots. Gray's Lake Park's hours vary seasonally, so guests should call ahead or check its website before planning their outing. See Details
Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens Leashed dogs are welcome in the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens! The Gardens feature an Asian pavilion atop a bridge, which spans a pond cascading into the Des Moines River. Stone pagodas, bonsai-like evergreens, lanterns, and sculptural rock formations are also present in the Gardens. Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after during their visit. See Details
Des Moines Trail The Des Moines Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Des Moines! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Des Moines 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
High Trestle Trail (Ankeny to Woodward Recreation Trail) The High Trestle Trail (Ankeny to Woodward Recreation 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 Ankeny! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the High Trestle Trail (Ankeny to Woodward Recreation 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
Gay Lea Wilson Trail/4-Mile Creek Greenway Trail The Gay Lea Wilson Trail/4-Mile Creek Greenway 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 Altoona! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Gay Lea Wilson Trail/4-Mile Creek Greenway 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
Chichaqua Valley Trail The Chichaqua Valley 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 Bondurant! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Chichaqua Valley 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
Raccoon River Valley Trail The Raccoon River Valley 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 Waukee! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Raccoon River Valley 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
Clive Greenbelt Trail The Clive Greenbelt Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Clive! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Clive Greenbelt 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
McVay Trail The McVay 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 Indianola! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the McVay 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
High Trestle Trail (Ankeny to Woodward Recreation Trail) The High Trestle Trail (Ankeny to Woodward Recreation 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 Polk City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the High Trestle Trail (Ankeny to Woodward Recreation 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
Des Moines Trail The Des Moines Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Clive! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Des Moines 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