Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Madison, NC

There are 14 dog friendly hiking trail within 20 miles of Madison. 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 Madison.

Pet Friendly Hanging Rock State Park
Hanging Rock State Park Located in Danbury, NC, Hanging Rock State Park boasts beautiful walking trails for you and Fido. Enjoy sweeping views at the summit or let your dog cool off in one of the many waterfalls. See Details
Pet Friendly Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System)
Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System) The Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System) 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 Greensboro! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System). 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
Henry County SPCA Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at the fenced dog park next to the SPCA, which includes walking trail and agility course. Dogs must be vaccinated and well-mannered. See Details
Bicentennial Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System) The Bicentennial Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System) 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 Greensboro! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bicentennial Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System). 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
Country Park This lovely country park is a beautiful place to bring your pet for a picnic or stroll. Includes extensive walking trails, duck pond, and barbecue areas. See Details
Greensboro Rail-Trail System The Greensboro Rail-Trail System 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 Greensboro! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Greensboro Rail-Trail System. 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
Haw River State Park Haw River State Park currently offers three easy walking trails through the state park. Dogs are welcome on all trails as long as they remain leashed. See Details
Lake Brandt Greenway The Lake Brandt Greenway 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 Summerfield! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System). 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
Greensboro Rail-Trail System The Greensboro Rail-Trail System 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 Summerfield! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Greensboro Rail-Trail System. 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
Cascades Preserve Cascades Preserve is a wonderful wooded trail with streams along the way. This Preserve is roughly 130 acres of natural landscapes and wildlife habitat and features a pristine hiking system. A little over two miles, the trail combines the serene natural surroundings and terrain, but also incorporates relaxing stops along scenic vistas. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore with their owners, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Mayo River State Park Mayo River State Park is a growing park, currently carrying basic amentities. There are currently two trails to take Fido on, and more are in development. Picnic spots are also available. Please see Mayo River State Park's direct website for updates on new trails and activities. See Details
Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail Bring Fido for a stroll along the Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail. The 1.7-mile loop winds through old growth forest, along pastures where a prized Black Angus herd grazes, and past two ponds. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and don't go to the bathroom on the path. See Details
Smith River Sports Complex Smith River Sports Complex is pet-friendly. This dog-friendly park welcomes pups to explore the paved trails, as long as they are on a leash shorter than 8 feet. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. While you're there, pay a visit to the Paw Park, the first wild dog park in Virginia. Smith River Sports Complex is open every day of the week from 7:00am to 8:30pm. See Details
Woodland Trail Woodland Trail is a pet-friendly pathway at the Spencer-Penn Centre. This winding pathway welcomes leashed dogs to enjoy its natural gems that include a place to meditate, a family space, an education station and a butterfly observation deck. Woodland Trail can be accessed Monday from 10am to 5pm and Tuesday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. See Details