Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in La Quinta, CA

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in La Quinta, and 3 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 La Quinta.

Pet Friendly Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area
Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area Leashed dogs are welcome at Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area, a stunning 710-acre park situated at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains. It is located 6 miles South East of Old Town La Quinta and offers a delightful experience in the Coachella Valley. Lake Cahuilla is set in the midst of expansive lawns and picturesque mountain tops making it a spectacular destination. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6-feet at all times. Pups are not allowed in the water due to it being a reservoir. See Details
Pet Friendly Cap Homme / Ralph Adams Park
Cap Homme / Ralph Adams Park Bring your dog for some exercise in the designated off-leash area of this beautiful Palm Desert park, which includes hiking trails. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Toro Peak Trail Toro Peak Trail is an easy, 3.25 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail leads you through a forested paradise with tall pines as you meander over one of the best secrets in Southern California. A short detour will lead you up to an old cabin in the woods where Steve Ragsdale, a long time protector of the area, once resided. Dogs must be leashed. See Details
Sheep Mountain Trail Sheep Mountain Trail is an extremely difficult, 12.5-mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 8.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will have you feeling far more exhausted at the end than you would expect. The trail has constant ups and downs, sun exposure, rocky ground, and is literally uphill both ways. Those attempting this beautiful trail, including your dog, should be used to hiking at least a few times a week. See Details