Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Methuen, MA

There are 18 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Methuen. 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 Methuen.

Pet Friendly Sheepfold
Sheepfold This beautiful Stoneham park has something for everyone - wide open fields, secluded woodlands, and scenic lakes. Pets welcome on-leash. See Details
Pet Friendly Reformatory Branch Trail
Reformatory Branch Trail The Reformatory Branch 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 Concord! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Reformatory Branch 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
Middlesex Fells Reservation The Fells is a 2,500 acre park on the outskirts of Boston with a diverse landscape of rocky hills, meadows, wetlands, forests, ponds, and panoramic vistas. A favorite spot for mountain bikers, this reservation welcomes pets as long as they are kept on leash. The Fells includes areas in Medford, Winchester, Stoneham, Melrose and Malden, and is easily accessible from U.S. Route 93 or Mass. Rte. 28, numerous bus lines, rapid transit and commuter rail. To get there by car, take 93 North to exit 33(RT28N) for Sheepfold or proceed halfway around rotary and take South Border Road for Bellevue Pond. See Details
Breakheart Reservation Let your pet run free in the fenced dog park at this beautiful, woodland reservation area. See Details
Horn Pond Public Pond/park/trail. Many dog owners walk their dogs here. There are benches to sit, and a trail for bikes and walks. Very family oriented. See Details
Manchester Riverwalk Manchester Riverwalk is pet-friendly. This 2-mile paved trail alongside the Merrimack River is a great way to enjoy river views with your pooch. Enjoy the treelined walkway and the river below. Dog owners are reminded to keep pups leashed and to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Rockingham Recreational Trail The Rockingham Recreational 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 and around Manchester and Derry. This location is to parking for the trail in Derry. See Details
Amesbury Riverwalk The Amesbury 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 Amesbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Amesbury 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Nashua Heritage Rail-Trail The Nashua Heritage 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 Nashua! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Nashua Heritage 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
Windham Depot to Derry Trail The Windham Depot to Derry 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 Derry! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Windham Depot to Derry 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
Winnekenni Park Winnekenni Park (the name comes from the Algonquin dialect, which means "very beautiful") is a hilly, city-owned conservation area of more than 700 acres. Upon entering the Park, you will see the Basin and Kenoza Lake behind it. These two bodies of water make up approximately half of the Park area. Plug Pond is situated in the southwest part of the park, and Winnekenni Castle is somewhat in between Kenoza Lake and Plug Pond. It is within a few miles of downtown Haverhill and includes about 10 miles of fairly easy walking trails. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails. See Details
Windham Rail Trail The Windham 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 Windham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Windham 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
Stark Park Stark Park is pet-friendly. Named in honor of New Hampshire’s General John Stark, you and your pooch are invited to stroll along the cobblestone roads of this historic Manchester park. Dog owners are reminded to keep pups leashed and to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Reformatory Branch Trail The Reformatory Branch 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 Bedford! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Reformatory Branch 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
Heart Pond Fido is welcome at Heart Pond! Leashed dogs are allowed to join their owners at the Pond, as long as they do not go in the roped off swimming area. Dog owners must clean up after their pet during their visit. The park is open from dawn until dusk. Admission is free. See Details
Rockingham Recreational Trail The Rockingham Recreational 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 Auburn! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Rockingham Recreational 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
Bedford Heritage Trail Bedford Heritage Trail is pet-friendly. This walking trail weaves along the Merrimack River. Dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Reading Town Forest Reading Town Forest is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed dog along for a walk beneath the trees at this picturesque forest. The Town Forest has an extensive trail system, many of which are fairly flat roads. Most of these trails are suitable for walks or bikes, but be aware that many trails go through swampy areas that may be wet and muddy. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details