Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Edwards, CO

There are 2 dog friendly hiking trails in Edwards, and 11 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 Edwards.

Pet Friendly Beaver Lake Trail
Beaver Lake Trail Beaver Lake Trail is pet-friendly. This 6.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail leads through a forest full of aspen trees and leads to Beaver Lake. The trail is rated as moderate and approaches the Holy Cross Wilderness boundary at mile 2.7. From here, you are only 0.3 miles from Beaver Lake. There are creeks along the way to cool off in. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail. See Details
Pet Friendly Berry Creek Trail
Berry Creek Trail Berry Creek Trail is a pet-friendly loop. This 7 mile pathway is marked as difficult, so only experienced canine hikers should take this one on. Along the way, you'll enjoy stunning views of the valley and the surrounding countryside. Be careful for mountain bikers also using the trail. See Details
Vail Nature Center When visiting Vail, take some time out of your day to visit the dog-friendly Vail Nature Center. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the grounds of the Nature Center with you. The Center offers a wide variety of programs and tours. Sometimes the naturalists there will even schedule a special dog hike! See Details
Booth Falls and Lake Trail Booth Falls and Lake Trail is a 8-mile hike in the White River National Forest that will take about 7 hours round-trip. When visiting Vail with Fido, the hike up this 60-foot waterfall is a must. It's not easy by any means, but the views are worth the 3000 foot uphill climb. If you not feeling THAT ambitious, you can cut the time (and elevation) in half by turning back once you reach the falls. See Details
Pitkin Lake Trail Pitkin Lake Trail is a 8.8 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 7 hours to complete with Fido. This steep trail will take you to Pitkin Lake and affords views of the beautiful mountain range. See Details
Upper Piney Lake Trail Upper Piney Lake Trail is pet-friendly. Starting at Piney Lake, this 5.9-mile trail weaves through the Colorado wilderness, ending at Upper Piney River Falls. Dogs are welcome on the entire trail, but must be leashed at all times. Parking is available at Piney River Ranch. See Details
Harry A. Nottingham Park Harry A. Nottingham Park is pet-friendly. The park has 48 acres of open space to explore with your leashed pooch. At the center of the park, you'll find Nottingham Lake, a great place for fishing, paddle-boating, and SUP. Don't forget to pause at the picnic area for lunch with your pup. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Booth Falls Booth Falls is pet-friendly. Wander with your pooch through aspen groves until you reach Booth Creek, which you can follow together to Booth Creek Falls. There are also wildflowers along the way during the season. The trail is moderate to difficult, enjoys shady spots and some water crossings. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Vail Nordic Center Vail Nordic Center is pet-friendly. Located on the Vail Golf Course, this extensive cross country and snowshoe park is a great retreat for snow loving pups. Dogs are welcome to join you on the 6 miles (10 km) of snowshoe terrain for an additional fee. Rentals and lessons are also available. Vail Nordic Center is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm during the winter season. See Details
Missouri Lakes Trail Missouri Lakes Trail is pet-friendly. Along the way, you'll be able to enjoy great views across the lakes with your pup. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are cleaned up after and behave well with other trail users. This pathway is 4.4 miles long and is rated difficult. See Details
Eagle Vail Trail Eagle Vail Trail is pet-friendly. This moderate pathway is around 5 miles long and offers a chance to view pretty wildflowers along the way. The trail is best used from April until October. The trail follows a creek at some points and there are shady spots along the way, too. Leashed dogs are allowed to join their owners, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Lionshead Rock Dogs are welcome off leash on the Lionshead Rock (aka Cougar Trail). While the moderate-difficult route is mostly in the trees, the views at the end of the Mt. of the Holy Cross and surrounding valleys is worth the wait. See Details
June Creek Trail June Creek Trail is a pet-friendly trail in Edwards. This multi-use pathway is rated easy and offers visitors the chance to access a variety of other trails in the Avon area. Don't forget to bring water for you and your pooch as there is limited shade along the way. Leashed dogs are welcome, but must be cleaned up after. There's a bench and waste stations at the start of the trail. See Details