Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Henderson, NC

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Henderson, and 4 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 Henderson.

Pet Friendly Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area Kerr Lake Recreation Area provides provides four relaxing trails around Kerr Lake and the campgrounds. Boating, fishing, and picinicing are are allowed on Kerr Lake as well. Leashed dogs are welcomed at Kerr Lake. See Details
Pet Friendly Woodland Nature Trail
Woodland Nature Trail Woodland Nature Trail is an easy, 0.75-mile hike in Falls Lake State Recreation Area that will take about 40 minutes to complete with Fido. Make sure to pack some food to enjoy before or after your hike at Picnic Area 1, located right by the trailhead. This trail is bike free and offers beautiful color with blooming flowers in the spring and changing leaves in the fall. Sandling Beach is closed November 1 through March 15. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Granville Athletic Park - Jonesland Environmental Preserve The GAP is a great place to get some fresh air and enjoy the great outdoors. There are three miles of paved walking trails. The longest loop is 1.2 miles. There's a large picnic shelter and clean restrooms. There is also a playground with safe, modern equipment. There is ample parking as well. It also has an interesting history and is maintained by organic standards. All dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. You must pick up after your pet. They do not supply poop bags but there are lots of trashcans to dispose of your dog's waste. For information, fees, and reservations: (919) 693-5240 Park Superintendent: (919) 693-3716 See Details
Lake Devin Lake Devin is a stocked public fishing lake that is open to the public. An NC Fishing License and a Lake Devin Fishing Permit are required to fish there. There are 2.5 miles of easy to moderate trails with overlooks and picnic areas along the trail. A concession and tackle shop is open seasonally (May-Aug). There is a large picnic shelter, an outdoor volleyball net, horseshoe pit, fishing pier and boat ramp available, but use of gas motors is currently prohibited. The picnic shelter can be reserved for a fee. Dogs are allowed but must be on leash and under control at all times. Pet waste must be picked up and disposed of. Dogs cannot be tied up, left unattended or left inside a vehicle at any time. Rabies vaccination must be current and on the collar. Aggressive breed dogs are not allowed. See Details
Louisburg Bike Trail The Louisburg Bike 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 Louisburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Louisburg Bike 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