Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Las Vegas, NV

There are 11 dog friendly hiking trails in Las Vegas. 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 Las Vegas.

Pet Friendly Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is less than a half-hour drive from the Strip in Las Vegas. Pets are allowed on trails in Red Rock Canyon, but should be kept on a leash. Owners are required to clean up after their dogs. Baggies for waste disposal are available in the campground and at the Scenic Drive fee station. In the campground, pets must be leashed at all times. Pets must be leashed at other developed facilities such as the visitor center, Willow Springs picnic area, and Red Rock overlook. Due to the extreme temperatures in the Canyon, pet owners should never leave their pets unattended inside their vehicles, and you should bring plenty of water for your pet as well. Current fees are $15 per vehicle (car or truck) for a day pass. See Details
Pet Friendly Echo Canyon-Fossil Ridge Loop
Echo Canyon-Fossil Ridge Loop Blue Diamond Hill, across from the main part of Red Rock Canyon, offers some great hiking trails. Many of these were created by mountain bikers and some were created by the horseback riding concession that operates near the trailhead. Parking for this hike is along SR 159 just outside the entrance to the horseback riding road. See Details
Bob Baskin Park This nearly 6-acre park features a variety of activities, including a playground, picnic facilities, basketball courts. Just keep Fido on a leash while enjoying the park activities. See Details
Bruce Trent Park Your leashed dog will love to romp and play at this Las Vegas park. See Details
Foxtail Winter Snowplay Area Foxtail Winter Snowplay Area is a dog-friendly picnic area with access to lots of snowy activities. When the weather permits, you and Fido can enjoy hillside snow-play with parking, heated restrooms, sleds, gloves, and even hot cocoa. They are open Friday through Sunday from 9am to 4pm. The fee for joining in the fun is $20 per car (up to 4 persons); and an additional $5 for any extras. The space is limited, so they operate on a first come, first served basis. See Details
Seven Magic Mountains Seven Magic Mountains is a dog-friendly art exhibit set in the desert of Las Vegas, Nevada. The artwork is comprised of seven, thirty to thirty-five-foot high, dayglow totems made of painted, locally sourced boulders. Dogs are welcome at Seven Magic Mountains as long as they are cleaned up after and leashed. The exhibit is intended to run from May 2016 through the end of 2018, at minimum. Dog owners wanting to visit after 2018 should check its website or call ahead before planning their outing. Admission is free. A "Guide-By-Cell" program about the artist, the artwork, and land art in Southern Nevada is available for dog owners who call (702) 381-5182. See Details
Mount Charleston Pet owners looking to escape the desert heat with Fido should check out the dog-friendly, Mt. Charleston. Located just an hour away from downtown Las Vegas, Mt. Charleston has 50 miles of hiking trails in a climate with temperatures averaging 20 degrees lower than Sin City. One of the most popular hikes from November is the Bristlecone Trail, perfect for sledding, snowman building, and playing fetch with snowballs. The gates to the park are open from 10-4pm every day of the week. See Details
Clark County Wetlands Park Trails Clark County Wetlands Park is pet-friendly. The largest park in the Las Vegas park system, leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on trails and trailheads outside the Nature Preserve. It's a hidden getaway for urban pups to explore some wetlands. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that dogs leave behind. See Details
Bristlecone Trail The Bristlecone Trail is dog-friendly. From November onwards, this trail is perfect for sledding, snowman building, and playing fetch with snowballs. See Details
Lovell Canyon Trail Lovell Canyon Trail is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Las Vegas, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail. This is an easy hike that takes you through some beautiful wooded area. See Details
Cathedral Rock Trail Cathedral Rock Trail is pet-friendly. At nearly three miles, this out-and-back trail is rated moderate as it can get a little steep at times. Bring your leashed pooch with you to wander up from Mazie Canyon, enjoying wildflowers and butterflies during the spring. You can pause for a moment at the waterfall around halfway up the pathway which has an old road leading to it. The trail climbs a few short, steep switchbacks before reaching the summit, with a spectacular view of Kyle Canyon. Be careful of wintery hikes as this spot is a major avalanche zone and clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
River Mountains Loop Trail River Mountains Loop Trail is dog-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. This pathway is approximately 34 miles in length and surrounds the River Mountains connecting Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam, Henderson, Boulder City and the rest of the Las Vegas Valley. There are trailheads in Boulder City, Henderson, and Lake Mead. See Details