Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Groton, CT

There are 5 dog-friendly hiking trails in Groton, and 10 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 Groton.

Pet Friendly Bluff Point State Park
Bluff Point State Park Bluff Point State Park in Groton, CT is dog friendly and welcomes leashed pets. Situated on the shores of Poquonnock River, this park offers over 800 acres for you and Fido to explore. There are wooded hiking and biking trails, opportunities for fishing and boating, and spectacular wildlife viewing on Long Island Sound. Please note that dogs and horses are not allowed on the beach from April 1st to September 1st. See Details
Pet Friendly Pequot Woods Park
Pequot Woods Park Pequot Woods Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Groton, CT. Fido can join you on the 3-mile hiking loop, but dogs must be kept under control at all times. Pequot Woods trail winds around boulders, impressive rock formations and a pond. See Details
Haley Farm State Park Dogs are welcome at Haley Farm State Park, a pet-friendly open space in Groton, CT. The area can be used for general recreation, but the main draw is a section of the Mystic to Groton bike path. You can wander along it with Fido or cycle with them in tandem. See Details
Walt's Walls and Woods Check out Walt's Walls and Woods, a pet-friendly recreation area in Groton, CT. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you in exploring the 5.7-acres of walking trails, beautiful stonewalls and gardens, and open green space. See Details
Copp Family Park Copp Family Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Groton, CT. Bring Fido with you while you explore some of the 240 acres, which includes seven trails ranging from 0.12 miles to 1.58 miles that meander through wooded areas, open fields, along streams and ponds. Dogs must be leashed throughout except in Central Bark dog park, located in the southwest corner of the park. See Details
Devil's Hopyard State Park Taking its name from the round holes that appear in the waterfalls, dog-friendly Devil's Hopyard State Park in East Haddam, CT is a perfect place to enjoy a day in nature. You and your pooch can hike, picnic, birdwatch and fish in the stream. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times, and note that pets are not permitted in the campground. See Details
Montauk Point Lighthouse Montauk Point Lighthouse offers pet-friendly trails to explore with your furry friend in New York. Leashed dogs can hike on the lighthouse's rocky ledges, which provide a spectacular view of the crashing surf below. Please note pups are not allowed inside any buildings. See Details
Rocky Neck State Park Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic, CT is dog friendly. Feel free to go on a hike with your leashed pup or eat some lunch in the picnic areas north of the train tracks. The park also has a tidal river that is home to a variety of different types of fish. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in campgrounds, south of the train tracks, on the beach or on the boardwalk. See Details
Barn Island Wildlife Management Area Leashed dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly trails at Barn Island Wildlife Management Area in Pawcatuck, CT. This natural area is home to lots of trails, water and sunrise views. Popular activities include bird-watching, hiking, hunting and fishing. Please remember to clean up after your pup. See Details
Hopeville Pond State Park Fido is invited to join you at pet-friendly Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswold, CT. Leashed dogs are welcome in picnic areas and on the hiking trails, but they are not permitted on the beach or in the campground. See Details
Point Woods Loop Trail Point Woods Loop Trail is an easy, 3.1-mile pet-friendly hike in Montauk Point State Park that will take about an hour to complete with Fido. Explore the eastern point of Long Island and its panoramic views of ocean bluffs and the Montauk Lighthouse, or get your feet in the sand and ocean with your furry friend. See Details
Beckett Hill State Park Reserve Beckett Hill State Park Reserve near Lyme, CT, is dog friendly. Explore 260 acres of undeveloped land and escape to nature with your canine companion. The reserve is a wild area where visitors can find their own way through the wilderness. Though no activities for the reserve are listed, adventurous hikers can navigate their way along Nehantic State Forest Trail, Richard H Goodwin Trail, or to nearby streams and ponds. See Details
Airline State Park Trail - South The Airline State Park Trail - South 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 Amston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Airline State Park Trail - South. 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
Maples Farm Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Maples Farm Park, a pet-friendly park managed by the Town of Bozrah, CT. The park features a nineteenth-century house, along with 32 acres of open land which includes hiking trails. The main property includes the Bozrah Farmers Market. See Details
Assekonk Borderlands Trail Assekonk Borderlands Trail is a pet-friendly recreation path in North Stonington, CT. Furry friends may join their owners for a walk or jog along this local route. The entire system of trails ranges approximately 1.5 miles long and is great for any level of hiker, as they are flat and easily accessible. See Details