Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Dover, DE

There are 4 dog-friendly hiking trails in Dover, and 6 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 Dover.

Pet Friendly Tidbury Creek County Park
Tidbury Creek County Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Tidbury Creek County Park, a pet-friendly natural space in Dover, DE. The park features a pond for fishing, trails for hiking, birdwatching and picnic areas. Follow the trail past the pond and just beyond the playground to the fenced dog park. The off-leash dog park offers separate sections for small and large dogs and water via a hand pump. See Details
Pet Friendly Silver Lake Park
Silver Lake Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Silver Lake Park, a pet-friendly recreation area in Dover, DE. This 182-acre city park features walking paths, covered picnic pavilions, as well as fishing, kayaking and canoeing opportunities. You and Fido can enjoy a stroll around the park through the many mature trees that provide plenty of shade. See Details
Hunn Nature Park Hunn Nature Park is a pet-friendly natural area in beautiful Dover, DE. Bring Fido along as you explore the 172 acres of uplands, wetlands, restored landfill meadows, and sub-aqueous lands. Dogs are welcome on the 1.5-mile loop trail and trash receptables are available along the route. Be sure to keep Fido leashed at all times. See Details
First State Heritage Park Leashed dogs are welcome at First State Heritage Park, a pet-friendly park where you can discover the history of Delaware's capital city of Dover. Described as a park without boundaries, this sprawling urban park connects historic and cultural sites. You can wander with Fido and take in the sights of historic buildings including John Bell House and the Old State House. Interpreters dressed in Revolutionary-era attire can be found throughout the park and will give insight into a bygone era. See Details
Killens Pond State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Killens Pond State Park, a pet-friendly outdoor space in Felton, DE. Located adjacent to the Murderkill River, this park features a 66-acre millpond that allows visitors to partake in plenty of water-based activities, including kayaking, canoeing and fishing. There are also numerous hiking trails, including the 2.6-mile Pondside Trail, to explore. See Details
Abbott's Mill Nature Center Abbott's Mill Nature Center in Milford, DE, has been connecting people to the natural world to improve our environment through education, advocacy, and conservation since 1981. A partnership between the Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs, Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife, and the Delaware Nature Society, a local non-profit, Abbott's features a preserved, working grist mill, a 20-acre pond with a public boat launch, and five miles of dog-friendly hiking trails. See Details
Browns Branch County Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Browns Branch County Park, a pet-friendly recreation area in Harrington, DE. You and Fido can explore the walking path around this park, the boardwalk over the wetlands, spacious open fields and a small stream. Bring a picnic to enjoy in the picturesque picnic area at the end of the trail. See Details
Brecknock County Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Brecknock County Park, a pet-friendly recreation space in Camden, DE. You and Fido can explore one of the wooded walking paths and bring a picnic to enjoy in one of the open fields or under a picnic pavilion. Please note that dogs are not permitted in any of the buildings on the property. See Details
Blackbird State Forest Blackbird State Forest is a pet-friendly, outdoor recreation spot located on the border of New Castle and Kent Counties in Symra, DE. Your leashed pup is welcome to tag along to explore the area. Activities include over 40 miles of trails, which include a 2,200-foot paved nature trail that is ADA-accessible. The trail system interconnects eight primitive campsites and four picnic sites. See Details
Cedar Swamp Wildlife Area Cedar Swamp Wildlife Area is a pet-friendly spot in Townsend, DE. Your leashed pup can tag along to explore over 5,500 acres of wilderness. Activities include wildlife watching, water sports and trails. Please note that it's essential to know when hunting season is, and in doubt, wear orange. See Details
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