Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Gastonia, NC

There are 4 dog-friendly hiking trails in Gastonia, and 9 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 Gastonia.

Pet Friendly Avon and Catawba Creeks Greenway
Avon and Catawba Creeks Greenway TheAvon and Catawba Creeks Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Gastonia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Avon and Catawba Creeks Greenway. 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 Lake Trail
Lake Trail Follow Crowders Mountain State Park's blue circle trail markers to hike the pet-friendly Lake Trail. This easy 0.8-mile loop in Gastonia, NC, welcomes leashed pups to walk with their owners. Although most of the trails in this park are rugged, strenuous routes, this one offers an easy walk for all levels of hikers and dogs. See Details
Tower and Backside Trail Tower and Backside Trail is a challenging, three-mile hike in Crowders Mountain State Park in Gastonia, NC. This pet-friendly trail will take about two hours to complete with Fido. The proximity of this park to Kings Mountain, Gastonia, and Charlotte makes it very popular. Please note that dogs must be on a 6-foot leash. See Details
Pinnacle Trail The Pinnacle Trail is a strenuous 4-mile round-trip hike in Crowders Mountain State Park in Gastonia, NC. This pet-friendly path is great for pups as it gives you the opportunity to get away from bikers and horses on this hiking-only trail. Please note that dogs must be on a 6-foot leash and attended at all times. See Details
Kings Mountain State Park Kings Mountain State Park rests in a picturesque setting adjacent to Kings Mountain National Military Park, a prominent Revolutionary War battle site in Blacksburg, SC. This traditional state park, which encompasses 6,883-acres, offers outdoor recreation activities such as hiking trails, picnicking, fishing from a rental jon boat, seasonal canoe rentals, equestrian trails and more. Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. See Details
Anne Springs Close Greenway Anne Springs Close Greenway is a great place to spend an afternoon with Fido in Fort Mills, SC. Walk with your pup on one of the many pet-friendly trails. The nature preserve is 2,100 acres serve as a natural buffer from urban development and provides a wide-open space for countless activities. Keep your dog leashed while there. See Details
Piedmont Medical Center Trail at Riverwalk Leashed pups can join you at Piedmont Medical Center Trail at Riverwalk, a pet-friendly paved trail in Rock Hill, SC. This scenic, 3.35-mile trail runs alongside the Catawba River, and provides an enjoyable location for walking, running and biking. Please note that this is a multi-use, shared trail and dogs must be kept on a short leash. See Details
Gateway Trail The Gateway Trail is a greenway designed to connect the City of Kings Mountain, NC, to Crowders Mountain State Park, Kings Mountain State Park and Kings Mountain National Military Park. This dog-friendly path is ten feet wide and includes benches, a picnic site, waste bags, and other amenities for walkers and their pups. See Details
Crowders Mountain State Park Hiking trails, rock climbing, fishing, camping, and picnicking are some of the amenities that parkgoers can enjoy at Crowders Mountain State Park. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this pet-friendly recreation area in Kings Mountain, NC. Pets are prohibited from bathhouses, changing areas, rinsing stations, swimming areas, restrooms, visitor centers, or rental boats. 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
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
Walter Y Elisha Park Walter Y Elisha Park is a dog-friendly park located in Fort Mill, SC. The 12 acres of recreational area is home to the town's annual Strawberry Festival and also boasts walking paths, a playground and a large, grassy area. See Details
Renaissance Park Renaissance Park in Charlotte, NC is pet friendly. Hiking and biking trails, a disc golf course, sports courts, and athletic fields are some of the amenities available to parkgoers in this outdoor recreation area. Dogs must be on a leash, and owners are encouraged to keep an eye out for fellow visitors when on the narrow paths. See Details