Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Lady Lake, FL

There are 11 dog-friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Lady Lake. 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 Lady Lake.

Pet Friendly Silver Springs State Park
Silver Springs State Park Leashed dogs are welcome on the hiking trails and in the picnic areas at Silver Springs State Park in Silver Springs, FL. There are a number of pet-friendly trails, including the Sandhill Trail, a 1.7 mile loop trail; the Sinkhole Trail, traversing up through the uplands; and the Swamp Trail, a boardwalk trail that will keep your feet dry while you explore. Please note that, unfortunately, dogs are not permitted near the springs or on any form of water transportation at the park. See Details
Pet Friendly Lake Griffin State Park
Lake Griffin State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Lake Griffin State Park, made up of 620-acres of marshland and trees in Fruitland Park, FL. Enjoy the two pet-friendly, sandy hiking trails that meander through roughly two miles of the park's woodland. Canoeing and kayaking are also popular activities at the park. Please keep Fido on a leash that is 6-feet in length or shorter, and be aware the dogs are not permitted in any of the buildings at the park. Trails can be very wet during the rainy summer months. See Details
Green Mountain Scenic Overlook & Trailhead Green Mountain Scenic Overlook and Trailhead is pet-friendly. This small county park is located a short distance west of Lake Apopka and offers the highest elevations in Central Florida, provding a sweeping panorama of the lake and Florida’s longest set of trail switchbacks. The trail can be accessed every day of the week from 7am to 8pm. See Details
Venetian Gardens Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Venetian Gardens Park in Leesburg, FL. This 64-acre pet-friendly park has several paved paths to walk your dog as well as a pavilion and benches. See Details
Ski Beach Boat Ramp Leashed dogs are allowed at Ski Beach Boat Ramp in Leesburg, FL. This lakefront location features a pet-friendly walking trail along the water, as well as a small beach area. This area is within the Venetian Gardens, and can be accessed via walking trails. See Details
Tuscawilla Park Situated just northeast of the Historic Downtown Ocala, Tuscawilla Park is a beautiful secret right in the heart of Marion County set on a calm lake with diverse birds. The trails are dog friendly. A favorite addition to the park is the Art Park, where you can explore larger than life art sculptures while still enjoying the fresh air. Please note that dogs are not permitted on playground area. See Details
Ocala National Forest Leashed dogs are welcome at Ocala National Forest, a pet-friendly outdoor space in Umatilla, FL. While pups are not permitted on the beaches at swimming areas and springs, they are welcome on the numerous wooded trails throughout this scenic location. Fishing, kayaking, cycling and other activities are popular throughout this natural space. Please note that this forest is expansive, with numerous access points and trailheads. See Details
Lake Okahumpka Park Lake Okahumpka Park, situated on 130 acres in Wildwood, FL, is a pet-friendly destination where leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy a stroll with you on the 1+ mile paved fitness trail. Other park amenities include four pet stations, picnic pavilions and tables, grills, a playground, restrooms, and a 670-acre lake. See Details
Ocklawaha Prairie Restoration Area Dogs are welcome at Ocklawaha Prairie Restoration Area, a pet-friendly trail in Ocklawaha, FL. It is located five miles east of Ocala in Marion County, southwest of County Road (CR) 314A and south of the Silver River State Park, southwest of the Ocala National Forest. Please respect Florida’s wildlife and use caution while visiting district lands. These are wild animals. For your safety, do not approach or feed any wild animal. The diversity of natural systems provides habitat and feeding areas for wildlife such as gopher tortoise, gray fox, bobcat, black bear, sandhill crane, heron and egret. See Details
Silver Springs Conservation Area Leashed dogs are welcome at Silver Springs Conservation Area in Ocala, FL. This park offers pet-friendly nature trails to explore and see what wildlife you can spot. Please be sure to clean up after your dog, and to respect the many wild animals that call this area home. See Details
Tavares Ecological Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Tavares Ecological Park in Tavares, FL. Walk along the pet-friendly pathway through diverse habitats as you look out for wildlife. See Details
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