Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Mackinac Island, MI

There are 7 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Mackinac Island. 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 Mackinac Island.

Pet Friendly North Western State Trail
North Western State Trail The North Western State Trail 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 Mackinaw City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Petoskey to Mackinaw Trail. 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Pet Friendly Gaylord to Mackinaw City Rail-Trail
Gaylord to Mackinaw City Rail-Trail The Gaylord to Mackinaw City Rail-Trail 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 Cheboygan! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Gaylord to Mackinaw City Rail-Trail. 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Headlands International Dark Sky Park Bring Fido to Headlands International Dark Sky Park to enjoy five-hundred-and-fifty acres of pristine woodlands, two miles of undeveloped Lake Michigan shoreline, marked nature trails and more. Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after during their visit. They are not allowed inside the buildings at the Headlands. Headlands International Dark Sky Park is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, three-hundred-and-sixty-five days a year. Information on dark sky parks, viewings, and what to bring on a visit can be found on Headlands International Dark Sky Park's official website. See Details
North Central State Trail The North Central State Trail 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 Mackinaw City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Gaylord to Mackinaw City Rail-Trail. 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Wilderness State Park Wilderness State Park offers visitors a variety of year-round recreational activities within its over 10,000 acres including 26 miles of beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline, numerous trails, six rustic cabins and three rustic bunkhouses. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Straits State Park Straits State Park has fantastic views of the Mackinac Bridge and the boat traffic going under the bridge on the Straits of Mackinac from the trails, campground or the viewing platform. The park has a picnic area, playground and waterfront area along Lake Huron. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Cheboygan State Park Leashed dogs are welcome. Dogs are not allowed in buildings or swimming areas. Cheboygan State Park has a system of well-marked trails that provide access to scenic Lake Huron vistas and glimpses of rare wildflowers. A carry-in boat launch is located on Duncan Bay and fishing is available both on the bay and on Elliot Creek. See Details