Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Honolulu, HI

There are 7 dog friendly hiking trails in Honolulu. 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 Honolulu.

Pet Friendly Ka Iwi State Scenic Shoreline
Ka Iwi State Scenic Shoreline Leash Fido up for a hike along the gorgeous Ka Iwi State Scenic Shoreline. This two-mile round-trip hike is beautiful any time of the year, but migrating whales make the hike extra special in season. This paved trail can be hot, dry, and windy. Make sure to bring plenty of water for yourself and your pup. See Details
Pet Friendly Manoa Falls
Manoa Falls Manoa Falls is a pet-friendly hike near Honolulu, Hawaii. The trail is around 1.6-miles in a loop. After you've walked the muddy pathways, you'll find yourself at the 150-foot waterfall of the same name. Swimming in the pool beneath the falls is discouraged as the standing water sometimes carries a virus. Sundays and Wednesdays are reserved for off-leash pig hunting dogs, so you and Fido may want to choose a different day to visit. There is a fee of $5 for parking in the car park. You can access the trail from 8am to 4pm. See Details
Makiki Valley Trail Makiki Valley Trail is a short, pet-friendly, riverside hike. This 2.5-mile loop trail is actually a combination of three trails in total and weaves through a wooded area, alongside a brook and river. Dogs must be on a leash for the duration of their visit and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail is pet-friendly. The trails offer outstanding views of O‘ahu’s southeastern coastline, including Koko Head and Koko Crater. The lighthouse itself was built in 1909, and stands stunningly against the deep blue sea below. Dogs must be leashed and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Koko Crater Arch Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails to Koko Crater Arch near Honolulu, Hawaii. The Trail begins on the Crater side of the highway, across from Halona Blowhole, and leads to a stunning natural rock formation at the top. The hike itself is only about a mile in length. There's no fee for entry into this area. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Kuliouou Ridge Trail Kuliouou Ridge Trail is pet-friendly. This popular Hawaiian hike near Honolulu winds through the tall forest of pine trees, a totally different vibe to most hikes on the island. You'll feel like you're in the wilds of Canada, rather than the island of Hawaii. There are a number of overlooks along the way, including one of Kuliouou Valley. The hike is five miles in total and will take around five hours if you walk leisurely. See Details
Kaipapau Beach Kaiwi Shoreline Trail is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed dog for a walk along this coastal path that leads to Alan Davis Beach. The trail is rated as easy and offers a stunning array of wildflowers and views across the ocean. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Kapa‘ele‘ele Trail Enjoy a gorgeous hike with your pooch on the Kapa'ele'ele Trail in the Ahupua'a O Kahana State Park. This 1.2-mile loop trail provides breathtaking views of the Kahana Bay and Huilua Fishpond while taking you past historic cultural sites. Your dog must be on a leash six-feet long or less. While much of the trail is canopied by trees, heat and humidity are a concern. Bring plenty of water for yourself and your pup. See Details
Kawainui Marsh Trail at Kawainui Neighborhood Park Kawainui Marsh Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The trail is paved and has no elevation gains, making it easy for just about anyone. See Details
Manana Trail Dogs are allowed to join their owners on Manana Trail in Pearl City. This popular trail is nearly seven miles long, so requires a good bit of preparation before you head out. Dogs must be kept on a leash for the duration of their visit. See Details
Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch to this park for a wander on the winding trails. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 10:00pm and Saturday to Sunday from 6:30am to 7:00pm. See Details