Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Harrison, NJ

There are 51 dog-friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Harrison. 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 Harrison.

Pet Friendly Central Park
Central Park No trip to New York, NY, with your dog, would be complete without a stroll through Central Park. Pets must remain on-leash in the park except during designated off-leash hours in 23 areas of the park. Off-leash hours are before 9:00 AM and after 9:00 PM. There are over 15 dog fountains throughout the park. Visit the website for specific information on dog-friendly areas. Make sure to always clean up after your pet. See Details
Pet Friendly South Mountain Reservation
South Mountain Reservation South Mountain Reservation in West Orange, NJ is dog-friendly. This nature reserve coverers 2,112 acres in portions of Maplewood, Millburn and West Orange. The woodland park features a variety of hardwood trees, and tall hemlocks towering above streams, creeks and ponds. The west branch of the Rahway River flows through the valley, and a 25-foot waterfall at Hemlock Falls is a dramatic feature. It is also a Revolutionary War historic site. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails and the South Mountain Dog Park is located within the Reservation. See Details
Mills Reservation Bring Fido to explore the pet-friendly Mills Reservation in Cedar Grove, NJ. This 157-acre recreation area features trails of varying difficulty for different levels of dogs and hikers. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you, but please remember to clean up after him. See Details
Liberty State Park Visit the pet-friendly Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. Take a walk around with your pooch and experience the amazing views of New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times during the visit. See Details
Inwood Hill Park Trail Inwood Hill Park Trail is an easy, 2-mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Moderate slopes offer you and your pup some exercise as you hike through the only natural park on Manhattan Island. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Watchung Reservation The Watchung Reservation is a dog-friendly spot in Mountainside, New Jersey. This 1,900-acre park is packed full of hiking and riding trails with picnic areas, a trailside nature center and a visitor center along the way. Dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the sandy trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind. See Details
Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve Explore the pet-friendly Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you to explore the various trails at this recreation area, but please remember to clean up after them. See Details
Saddle River County Park Bike Path The Saddle River County Park Bike Path is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Rochelle Park! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River County Park Bike Path. 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
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area The Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area is home to pet-friendly hiking trails to explore in Montville, NJ. Enjoy a wide range of geological and ecological experiences in this area of 1,675 acres featuring rugged trails, fields, forests, rock outcroppings and wetlands. See Details
Dog Runs at Van Cortlandt Park Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, NY, has three dog runs where Fido is welcome to explore, socialize and play off-leash. The Canine Court dog run is located on Broadway and 252nd St. Oneida Run is located in the East section between Oneida Ave and E 238th St. The Sackerah Woods Dog Run is located at Gun Hill Rd and Gates Pl. These fenced recreation areas include separate sections for small and large dogs. See Details
High Mountain Park Preserve Visit the pet-friendly High Mountain Park Preserve in North Haledon, NJ. This lovely recreation area is a great place to bring your pup for a hike, offering trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. See Details
Mayor Dunleavy Memorial Park Mayor Dunleavy Memorial Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreational area located in Bloomingdale, NJ. Though located in the middle of the city, the dense woods gives visitors the chance to connect with nature. This 44-acre park features two off-leash dog parks, a pond, picnic tables and multiple pet-friendly hiking trails. Please note that the area is sometimes visited by bears. Pups must be leashed when not in the dog park areas. See Details
Branch Brook Park Visit the pet-friendly Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ. This 360-acre community recreation area features an off-leash dog park, walking trails, tennis courts, softball fields and much more. Your pup must be leashed at all times when not in the dog park. See Details
Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary Check out the pet-friendly Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary in Rockleigh, NJ. This recreation area features more than 200 wooded acres and 4.5 miles of trails. Leashed pups are welcome, but please remember to clean up after them. See Details
Brooklyn Bridge Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed and suspension bridge in New York, NY that crosses over the East River and connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you admire the views from either side of the paved, dog-friendly pedestrian pathway on the bridge. Ensure you keep Fido close, as the bridge is a popular crossing for commuters. See Details
Tamaques Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Tamaques Park, a 106-acre dog-friendly park in the community of Westfield, NJ. Visitors can utilize the picnic areas, jogging path, sports courts, playing fields and playgrounds. The park also has a pond and small wooded area. Fido must remain on a leash for the duration of your visit. See Details
Staten Island Greenbelt Trail Staten Island Greenbelt Trail is an easy pet-friendly 3-mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This hike in Staten Island, NY, which passes through dense forests and grassy meadows, is thanks to the 1960s and 1970s preservation efforts. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Tourne County Park Leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Tourne County Park in Boonton, NJ. This public recreation area features great picnic areas and 10.7 miles of lovely hiking trails. Please remember to clean up after your pet. See Details
Brooklyn Bridge Park Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre, dog-friendly waterfront recreation area that is a great place to bring your pup to play on and off-leash. The park stretches 1.3 miles along Brooklyn's East River shoreline. Within the park, you'll find two fenced dog runs where Fido can meet other Big Apple dogs and play a game of fetch. See Details
Rutgers Gardens Rutgers Gardens is a wonderful expanse of gardens made by Rutgers University in East Brunswick, NJ. Bring Fido for a walk on one of the dog-friendly trails along the Raritan River. The paths are well-maintained and easy to walk on. The gardens are well-manicured with lots of places to sit and enjoy. Pets must be on a secure leash at all times. See Details
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