Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Greenville, SC

There are 5 dog-friendly hiking trails in Greenville, and 7 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 Greenville.

Pet Friendly Paris Mountain State Park
Paris Mountain State Park Paris Mountain State Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Greenville, SC. It's one of the oldest protected areas in the state is gaining popularity as a beautiful retreat in a metropolitan area. The 1,275-acre park features large stands of old growth hardwood forests that canopy over hiking and biking trails, a family campground, and several picnic areas. Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas as long as they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. See Details
Pet Friendly Falls Park on the Reedy
Falls Park on the Reedy Dog-friendly Falls Park on the Reedy is located in the center of downtown Greenville, SC, and is the perfect spot for a morning walk, an afternoon picnic, or an evening stroll with your favorite four-legged friend. The park has plenty of open space for Fido to roam, but dogs must be leashed at all times and owners must clean up after their pets. Poop bag dispensers are located throughout the park. On warm weekends, your dog will meet plenty of furry friends. See Details
Swamp Rabbit Trail Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 22-mile walking/biking greenway trail that passes through the heart of downtown Greenville, SC, and Falls Park on the Reedy. Popular with humans of all sizes and their four-legged friends, the trail runs along the beautiful, meandering Reedy River, which features multiple waterfalls and is home to several of Greenville's finest ducks. Whether you and you pooch are traveling to Greenville, reside here, or are just passing through, you must not leave without walking the dog-friendly Swamp Rabbit Trail. See Details
Lake Conestee Nature Preserve The dog-friendly Lake Conestee Nature Preserve consists of approximately 400 acres of beautiful natural habitat on the Reedy River just 6 miles south of downtown Greenville, SC. The park contains both hardwood and evergreen forest, extensive wetlands, 3 miles of the Reedy River, and a rich diversity of wildlife habitat. Deer, raccoon, beaver, fox, river otter, and various small mammals inhabit the park, along with numerous species of reptiles and amphibians. Over 170 bird species have been reported by the Greenville County Bird Club. Dogs are allowed on trails throughout the park. See Details
Legacy Park Leashed dogs are welcome at this beautiful park in Greenville, SC. Pet-friendly Legacy Park offers 20 acres of green space with paved trails and water features. The park has ample parking, picnic tables, and a playground for children. Remember to always clean up after your dog. See Details
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park are both pet-friendly attractions near Fort Oglethorpe, GA. Located in northern Georgia and eastern Tennessee, the area preserves the sites of two major battles of the American Civil War. Leashed dogs are welcome on numerous walking trails and open grassy fields. See Details
Nalley Brown Nature Park Check out the pet-friendly Nalley Brown Nature Park in Easley, SC. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you in exploring this 38-acre recreation space featuring 2.5-miles of trails, where you'll find picnic shelters for shade and rest. See Details
Jones Gap State Park Jones Gap State Park is a pet-friendly place in Marietta, SC. Bring your dog to explore the trails at this Upstate park. Highlights include waterfalls, creeks and shady walks through the trees. Dog owners are reminded to bring a leash and to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Ceasars Head State Park Ceasars Head State Park, is a pet-friendly natural area that is part of the protected Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area in Cleveland, SC. With more than 50 miles of easy to strenuous hiking trails dotted by trailside camping, visitors to Caesars Head can avail themselves of majestic Blue Ridge Mountain panoramas in the verdant, secluded valleys of the area. Marvel at the beauty of Raven Cliff Falls, the excitement of mountain river fishing in the Middle Saluda, or just enjoy the sights and sounds of abundant wildlife during a picnic outing with family and friends. Leashed pets are allowed in most outdoor areas. Pets are not allowed in or around lodging facilities. See Details
Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve Travelers driving the scenic route along Old US Hwy 25 can stop to stretch their legs at the 120-acre Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve in Landrum, SC. This dog-friendly area is home to the oldest bridge in South Carolina extending 14' high and stretching 130' long over Little Gap Creek. The bridge was constructed from locally quarried stone and features a 5' Gothic arch. It was part of an old state road that connected Charleston and Columbia to North Carolina. See Details
Jones Gap Loop Trail Jones Gap Loop Trail is a pet-friendly hiking path in Marietta, SC. Dogs are welcome to enjoy this trail with their owners. Creeks and waterfalls are the main highlight of this trail. It's rated moderate difficulty. See Details
Saluda Outdoor Center Saluda Outdoor Center is a pet-friendly outdoor lodging area and water recreation company in Easley, SC. Bring your pup and a pair of life jackets tubing on the Saluda River! They host tiny homes, glampers & river pods for an overnight stay. See Details