Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Louisville, KY

There are 2 dog friendly hiking trails in Louisville, and 10 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 Louisville.

Pet Friendly Central Park
Central Park Central Park in Louisville, KY, is dog-friendly! The Park is nearly seventeen acres and features an amphitheater, arbor, memorial, picnic area, playground, restrooms, sports facilities and more. Dogs must be cleaned up after and on a leash during their visit. Central Park is open daily. See Details
Pet Friendly Louisville Riverwalk
Louisville Riverwalk The Louisville Riverwalk is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Louisville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Louisville Riverwalk. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit See Details
Garvin Brown Nature Preserve Garvin Brown Preserve is a 46-acre nature preserve that is owned and preserved by River Fields. Garvin Brown Preserve is open to the public. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Falls of the Ohio State Park Visit fossil beds dating from the Devonian period, walk the trails, visit the gardens surrounding the Interpretive Center, and enjoy a picnic surrounded by nature in the company of Fido at Falls of the Ohio State Park. Dogs are permitted throughout the park and in the camping areas. Your pup must be on a six-foot leash at all times in the park. See Details
Deam Lake State Recreation Area Leashed dogs are welcome at Deam Lake State Recreation Area. Deam Lake offers recreational activities such as fishing, boating, swimming, camping, picnicking, and hiking in designated areas. The 194-acre lake was constructed in 1965 and was named in honor of Charles Deam, Indiana's first state forester. Deam is best known for his book, Trees of Indiana, a comprehensive study of trees throughout the state. He was also instrumental in setting aside land for what is now the Department of Natural Resources. See Details
Silver Hills Historical Nature Trail & Wildlife Sanctuary Silver Hills Historical Nature Trail & Wildlife Sanctuary is a dog-friendly trail and wildlife sanctuary in New Albany, IN. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the one mile walking-only trail through 16.5 acres of beautiful, dense forest. The trail is along the old Highland Railway trolley car line that ran from 1891 to 1932. Illustrative displays are available to look at and read through along the trail, documenting the history of the trail. See Details
Rose Island Abandoned Theme Park Hike the dog-friendly trail through Rose Island Abandoned Theme Park, located within Charlestown State Park in Charlestown, IN. Visitors can explore the ruins of the park on Trail #7. Helpful signs identify the remains. See Details
Clark State Forest Clark State Forest in Henryville, IN, features dog-friendly hiking trails throughout its 24,000 acres. It's also home to two nature preserves: White Oak and Chestnut Oak/Virginia Pine. Please keep Fido on a leash. See Details
Nine Penny Branch State Nature Preserve Nine Penny Branch State Nature Preserve offers a 1-mile, dog-friendly walking trail in Charlestown, IN. A historic stagecoach route runs along the stream corridor. Visitors should note that there is currently no bridge across the shallow stream, so during spring or after heavy rains one may need waterproof boots to cross. See Details
Fourteen Mile Creek Nature Preserve Visit Fourteen Mile Creek Nature Preserve with Fido inside Charlestown State Park in Charlestown, IN. State Park trails 1 through 5 all go through the dog-friendly nature preserve. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. See Details
Teeple Glade Nature Preserve Teeple Glade Nature Preserve offers dog-friendly trails in Elizabeth, IN. Fido must remain leashed. Please note that deer hunting is permitted in season on this preserve. See Details