Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Hampton, NH

There are 27 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Hampton. 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 Hampton.

Pet Friendly Halibut Point State Park
Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Rockport, MA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the hiking trails. The park also offers fishing and bird watching opportunities. On a clear day you may be able to see Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals in New Hampshire. See Details
Pet Friendly Vaughn Woods State Park
Vaughn Woods State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners on the trails at Vaughn Woods State Park in South Berwick. This pet-friendly public recreation area is a 165-acre forested tract along the banks of Salmon Falls River. There are 3 miles of hiking trails that loop through old-growth stands of pine and hemlock that can be used by dogs and their owners. You can stop en route for a bite to eat in the shade of the tall trees at one of the picnic areas. People bringing their pets with them should remember to keep them on a leash and clean up any mess they make. The park is open daily. See Details
Dover Community Trail Dover Community Trail in Dover, NH, is a dog-friendly, 3-mile round trip trail that follows former railroad bed and provides public access to protected greenways along the Cochecho and Bellamy Rivers. The in-town section of the trail provides a pedestrian and bicycle friendly connection between downtown, the Dover Middle and High School campuses and Bellamy Park. Rural extensions of the trail provide areas for bicycling, hiking, bird watching, and fishing along the rivers. See Details
Mount Agamenticus Your leashed pup is welcome on the well-marked, dog-friendly trails with lovely mountain views at Mount Agamenticus in York, ME. See Details
Amesbury Riverwalk The Amesbury Riverwalk 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 Amesbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Amesbury Riverwalk. 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
Halibut Point Reservation Halibut Point Reservation is a dog-friendly hiking area in Rockport, MA. The park is adjacent to Halibut Point State Park. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the 2.5 mile trail at this former quarry. Enjoy amazing views of the ocean on the scenic path. See Details
Winnekenni Park Winnekenni Park (the name comes from the Algonquin dialect, which means "very beautiful") is a hilly, city-owned conservation area of more than 700 acres in Haverhill, MA. Upon entering the Park, you will see the Basin and Kenoza Lake behind it. These two bodies of water make up approximately half of the park area. Plug Pond is situated in the southwest part of the park, and Winnekenni Castle is somewhat in between Kenoza Lake and Plug Pond. It is within a few miles of downtown Haverhill and includes about 10 miles of fairly easy, dog-friendly walking trails. Please ensure Fido is leashed. See Details
Maud Jones Memorial Forest Trail Maud Jones Memorial Forest Trail welcomes Fido to join you for a hike in Lee, NH. This pet-friendly trail is a shaded, soil path on conservation land that's home to a variety of plants and bird species. This area also features a dry geological “kettle hole,” a bowl-shaped depression about 200 feet in diameter. Please note that limited parking is available for three cars, and there are no restrooms or water on site. See Details
Salisbury Point Ghost Trail The Salisbury Point Ghost 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 Salisbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Salisbury Point Ghost 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
Urban Forestry Center Urban Forestry Center offers dog-friendly hiking trails in Portsmouth, NH. The trails are popularly used for hiking, running, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. The paths in the Urban Forestry Center give visitors views of native wildflowers, hardwood forests and a tidal saltmarsh. Fido is welcome to join you on the trails, but dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Kittery Point Shore Trail Kittery Point Shore Trail is a dog-friendly path located inside Fort Foster Park in Kittery Point, ME. This two mile loop offers a scenic view of Portsmouth Harbor. Fido is welcome to join you for this leisurely stroll, but dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Moseley Woods Moseley Woods along the Merrimack River in Newburyport, MA, offers several dog-friendly trails. Dogs are permitted off leash throughout the park with the exception of the playground, pavilion, and picnic areas. Please visit the park's website for a complete list of rules. See Details
Rockingham Recreational Trail The Rockingham Recreational 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 Newfields! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Rockingham Recreational 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
Woodsom Farm Leashed dogs are welcome at Woodsom Farm in Amesbury, MA. This dog-friendly locale offers open and rolling meadows, sprawling wetlands and stands of birch, beech, and oak trees. Dog walking, hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and even swimming in the swimming hole, which is down the main trail from the soccer fields, are all options when visiting this year-round outdoor space. See Details
March's Hill Dogs are welcome at March's Hill in Newburyport, MA. This pet-friendly location offers a shared-use approach for dog owners and those that do not own dogs. While these designated off-leash areas are not exclusively dog parks, they are open to everyone, including those wanting to let their dogs run leash-free. No off-leash dogs are allowed on the basketball court or anywhere in the park when children are sledding. Only licensed, vaccinated and friendly dogs under constant supervision are permitted. This park is available dawn to dusk year-round. See Details
Stonehouse Forest & Pond Stonehouse Forest & Pond in Barrington, NH, offers three dog-friendly trailheads including the Marison Trail, Merryhill Trail and Stonehouse Pond Trail. You and your pup are welcome to explore forests, wetlands and views from atop the 150 foot-high granite cliff. Please clean up after your pets, and keep dogs leashed or under voice control at all times. Dogs may be prohibited in certain areas where posted. See Details
Willand Pond Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for a visit to Willand Pond Park in Dover, NH. This pet-friendly recreation area offers a trail system and a picnic area with tables and benches overlooking the pond. The park is located along the northern side of the pond beginning in Dover off of Route 108 and ending in Somersworth near High Street. See Details
Wagon Hill Farm Recognized by its iconic wooden wagon on top of the hill, Wagon Hill Farm is a 40-acre recreation area in Durham, NH. Fido is welcome to join you for some exercise and fresh air on their pet-friendly trails. Dogs must be on leash at all times except from dawn to 10 am daily. Fines of up to $150 may be charged for violating Durham's leash law. A pet waste station and trash cans are provided. Please clean up after your pets. See Details
Oyster River Forest - South Lot The Oyster River - South Lot in Durham, NH, welcomes leashed dogs to enjoy a hike with you on their pet-friendly trails. The forest includes nearly a mile of frontage along the Oyster River, one of seven rivers that flow into the Great Bay Estuary. The river and its corridor are home to wild brook trout, the state-endangered American brook lamprey, beaver, mink and raccoon. Please remember to clean up after your pets. See Details
Oyster River Forest - North Lot The Oyster River - North Lot in Durham, NH, welcomes leashed dogs to enjoy a hike with you on their pet-friendly trails. The forest includes nearly a mile of frontage along the Oyster River, one of seven rivers that flow into the Great Bay Estuary. The river and its corridor are home to wild brook trout, the state-endangered American brook lamprey, beaver, mink and raccoon. Please remember to clean up after your pets. See Details
Gordon Barker Town Forest Leashed dogs are welcome at Gordon Barker Town Forest in Stratham, NH. Enjoy exploring trails with your pup through 84.5 acres of conservation land. This wooded area offers a mix of shaded trails as well as open fields and a small wetland area. Water, restrooms and additional parking are available nearby at Stratham Hill Park. See Details
Goodwill Conservation Area Trailheads Goodwill Conservation Area Trailheads features dog-friendly hiking in Barrington, NH. Its features include Richardson Pond, a small dammed pond that helps provide habitat for a wide variety of plant and animal species. There is a multi-use trail system through the property, among which is the well-known and loved Winnie the Pooh Trail where you can see sites from the book such as Piglett's house! See Details
Bellamy Park Bellamy Park is a 33-acre dog-friendly wooded area in Dover, NH. Leashed pets can accompany you along the scenic trail which gives access to Bellamy River. Bellamy Park is a well known for the popular disc golf course and walkers should be mindful of people playing this sport throughout the park. See Details
Kingman Farm Nature Trail Leashed pets are welcome to join you for a walk along Kingman Farm Nature Trail, a dog-friendly route in Madbury, NH. This 2.4 mile loop begins behind Madbury Town Hall, crosses a shoulder of Hick's Hill, and enters the western portion of Kingman Farm. The trail takes an average of 55 minutes to complete on foot and is popular with hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders. See Details