Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Dumont, NJ

There are 65 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Dumont. 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 Dumont.

Pet Friendly Sands Point Preserve
Sands Point Preserve Bring Fido to hike up the cliffs at Sands Point Preserve, overlooking the Long Island Sound. Or, walk along the Sand Point Castle. Fido must be leashed at all times. Dogs are not permitted on the beach at any time. The Dog Run – also known as Charlie’s Run – offers two large spaces for pups to romp and socialize, one for small dogs and one for dogs of any size. See Details
Pet Friendly South Mountain Reservation
South Mountain Reservation South Mountain Reservation in West Orange, NJ is dog-friendly. This nature reserve coverers 2,112 acres in portions of Maplewood, Millburn and West Orange. The woodland park features a variety of hardwood trees, and tall hemlocks towering above streams, creeks and ponds. The west branch of the Rahway River flows through the valley, and a 25-foot waterfall at Hemlock Falls is a dramatic feature. It is also a Revolutionary War historic site. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails and the South Mountain Dog Park is located within the Reservation. See Details
Mills Reservation Bring your pet for an on-leash hike in this lovely park which offers trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. See Details
Alley Pond Park Alley Pond Park is a dog-friendly open space located in the heart of Queens, NY. A beautiful hidden secret of NYC, trade the hustle and bustle of the city for 2.5 miles of well maintained trails. Alley Pond Park has an enclosed dog run to exercise Fido, as well as several designated off-leash areas. Spend an afternoon unwinding, enjoying nature, or stopping for a picnic at this beautiful park. See Details
Inwood Hill Park Trail Inwood Hill Park Trail is an easy, 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Moderate slopes offer you and your pup some exercise as you hike through the only natural park on Manhattan Island. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Saxon Woods Park Trail Saxon Woods Park Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. The southern section of Saxon Woods offers hikers and their pups a gentle hike. Dogs are not allowed in picnic areas and must be leashed at all times. See Details
Piermont Pier This lovely spot was originally the eastern end of the Erie Railroad. Located in the Village of Piermont NY, the pier is open year round and is popular with dog walkers, joggers, birders and fisherman. The pier has a rich history. During WWII it was known as "Last Stop USA" because it served as the embarktation point for troops destined for the European theater. Today the pier offers spectacular views of the Hudson River. Especially handy for dog walkers are the scooper bags provided. See Details
Liberty State Park Liberty State Park is pet-friendly. It's a great place to walk around with your pooch and offers amazing views of New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Dogs must be kept on leash at all times during the visit. See Details
Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Rochelle Park! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Local dog owners rave about this public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend. See Details
Gedney Park Off Leash Dog Area Your pet is welcome to play off-leash on the beautiful trails of this park during designated hours in the morning, but they are always welcome if on-leash. See Details
Van Cortlandt Park Pets love the chance to run free at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes two separate sections and plenty of wide open, grassy spaces. There are trails to explore and plenty more to keep dogs and their owners busy. Dogs must be cleaned up after. See Details
North County Trail The North County 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 Yorktown Heights! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the North County 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 Mountain Park Preserve High Mountain Park Preserve is pet-friendly. This lovely park is a great place to bring your pet for a hike, offering trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 6pm. See Details
Brooklyn Bridge Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed and suspension bridge in New York City that crosses over the East River and connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you admire the views from either side from the paved, dog-friendly, pedestrian pathway on the bridge. Make sure you keep Fido close as the bridge is a popular crossing for commuters. See Details
Kitchawan Preserve Trail Kitchawan Preserve Trail is a moderately easy, 4 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike is popular amongst dog owners and the wide trail allows you to hike side by side with your pup through the mature forests. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Rockefeller Preserve Trail Rockefeller Preserve Trail is a somewhat easy, 8.25 mile hike in Rockefeller State Park Preserve that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely preserve offers unspoiled forests, meadows, and wetlands along old carriage road trails to hikers and equestrians. Trail options mean you can tailor this hike to be as long or as short as you desire. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Buttermilk Falls Trail Buttermilk Falls Trail is a moderately easy, 1 mile hike in Rockland County that will take about 0.75 hour to complete with Fido. This is a short hike that still offers a bit of challenge. The best part is the scenic vistas and tumbling waterfall. Leash regulations do apply on this trail. See Details
Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve 4.5 mile multi-trail area with small rolling hills is perfect for moderate hiking with leashed dogs. Entrance is directly behind Rockleigh Borough Hall Fire Department. See Details
Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve Two trials, very open area. Your dog will love it. Friendly people and friendly dogs when you see them. Shoreline Loop 1.5 miles which is intersected by Island Bridges making the loop about 1 mile. Your puppy may take issue with the bridges but with gentle encouragement and patience they can be crossed. See Details
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is pet-friendly. This is the final resting place of Washington Irving, the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Leashed dogs are welcome in the cemetery, as long as they are cleaned up after. Unfortunately, dogs are not welcome on the tours of the cemetery. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm and Saturday to Sunday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. See Details
Brooklyn Bridge Park Brooklyn Bridge Park is a 85-acre, dog-friendly, waterfront recreation area is a great place to bring your pooch to play on-and-off-leash. The park stretches 1.3 miles along Brooklyn’s East River shoreline. Within the park, you'll find two fenced dog runs where Fido can meet other Big Apple pups and play a game of fetch. The park is open daily. See Details
Emerson Woods Preserve The Emerson Woods Preserve is pet-friendly. It features 19 Acres of trails you can do with your dog. The preserve borders a fenced reservoir with a beach restroom and parking which you can access for a nominal yearly fee. Alternatively, you can walk your dog on border of the reservoir for free and use street parking. Dogs must be leashed at all times throughout the area and please pick up your waste.. See Details
Joseph B. Clarke Rail-Trail The Joseph B. Clarke 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 Orangeburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Joseph B. Clarke 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