Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Jacksonville Beach, FL

There are 7 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Jacksonville Beach. 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 Jacksonville Beach.

Pet Friendly Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens
Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens is pet-friendly. This 120-acre urban woodland is full of trails for you to explore and enjoy with your pooch. In addition, over three miles of rustic hiking trails wind quietly through a series of distinct ecological habitats. Chill out on one of the benches around the park, have a picnic and enjoy a day outside with your pup. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 5pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Riverfront Park
Riverfront Park Riverfront Park in St. Johns is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch along for a walk through the park adjacent to the St Johns River. The highlight is a dock that reaches out into the water, a great place to spend sunset with your pup. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind. The park can be accessed every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Julington Creek Animal Walk Julington Creek Animal Walk in Jacksonville, FL, is a veterinarian facility that includes a beautiful 9-acre off-leash dog park with wooded hillsides, agility course, doggie swimming pools, and more. You will need to purchase Fido a membership to gain access to the park. See Details
Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve GTM Research Reserve provides educational opportunities, hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, and a dune walkover in its more than 73,000 acres of protected land. Dogs must be leashed at all times throughout the reserve. See Details
Losco Regional Park Losco Regional Park is pet-friendly. This city green space is dotted with picnic tables & grills, so you can hang out with your pooch and enjoy a BBQ together. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the large unpaved trail alongside their owners. The park can be accessed every day of the week from 5am until 10pm. See Details
Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park. Previously an access route to East Florida during the civil war, the park now houses the remnants of the era, including an old encampment that you and Fido can picnic together at. The hiking trails, pavilions, paved park roads, parking lots and multi-use trails are all dog-friendly, as long as you keep Fido on a leash under six feet. The Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Walter Jones Historic Park Walter Jones Historic Park is pet-friendly. See some historic buildings on the St. John’s River with your pooch and take a stroll along the boardwalk. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details