Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Monroe, CT

There are 2 dog friendly hiking trails in Monroe, and 26 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 Monroe.

Pet Friendly Pequonnock River Trail
Pequonnock River Trail The Pequonnock River 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 Monroe! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pequonnock River 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 Webb Mountain Discovery Zone
Webb Mountain Discovery Zone Leashed dogs are welcome at Webb Mountain Discovery Zone, a pet-friendly outdoor learning center in Monroe, CT. Geared towards educating and exciting children about the wonders of nature, this family-friendly activity offers birding opportunities, a guided scavenger hunt and numerous trails to opt for either a short walk or long hike through the woods with Fido. See Details
The Cascades at Lake Mohegan This is a beautiful dog-friendly recreation area in Fairfield, Connecticut. The trails surround a lake and waterfall/creek called the cascades on acreage donated by the G.E. corporation. There are waste bins for doggie cleanups, so bring your baggies. See Details
Collis P. Huntington State Park Collis P. Huntington State Park is a perfectly tranquil setting in which you can enjoy hiking, canoeing, and pond fishing in five ponds with your pup. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times. See Details
Farmington Canal Linear Park This is a restored section of the Farmington Canal-Lock 12 Historical District. There is a 2.0 mile paved path for running, hiking, or walking with Fido. See Details
Steep Rock Preserve Steep Rock Preserve is a pet-friendly recreational area in Washington Depot, CT. This 998-acre Steep Rock Preserve offers hiking trails which follow the river banks and provide access into the hillsides above. Dogs are allowed on the trails at this nature preserve, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Bear Mountain Reservation Pets may join you off-leash on the hiking trails of this beautiful wooded reservation with lovely views of Candlewood Lake. See Details
Cranbury Park Cranbury Park in Norwalk, CT, is located on the Gallaher Estate and offers some dog-friendly areas on the property for dogs to run off leash. Dogs are also allowed on the trails and in the orchard. Please note that dogs are not permitted on the Great Lawn or near the mansion, playground or pavilion. See Details
Southford Falls This family-friendly park has a waterfall, an open area with picnic tables, a few trails in the woods, a small covered bridge, and a lake for fishing. See Details
Larkin State Park Trail The Larkin State Park 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 Southbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Larkin State Park 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
Eisenhower Park Eisenhower Park has nature trails, a pond, a dog run, as well as many other family friendly recreational activities. See Details
Pequonnock River Trail The Pequonnock River 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 Trumbull! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pequonnock River 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
Peterson Park & Mattatuck Trail Leashed dogs are welcome at Peterson Park in Wolcott, CT. This small family park offers a pet-friendly paved walking trail around the park. It also serves as the entrance to the Mattatuck Trail, a beautiful wooded trail that spans many miles across numerous towns. The entrance to the trail is located behind the skate park. See Details
Middlebury Greenway The Middlebury 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 Middlebury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Middlebury Greenway. 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
Farmington Canal State Park Trail Dogs are allowed at Farmington Canal State Park Trail. This historic byway encompasses 5.5 miles of paved pathway to allow bikers and walkers alike to enjoy the scenic route. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the area as long as they are on a leash under six feet in length. The route runs alongside a canal that used to be one of the main ways of bringing goods to the area, until the railroad was built and took over. The park is open from dawn until dusk. See Details
Waldo State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Waldo State Park a pet-friendly park in Southbury, CT, where 150-acres has been set aside on the banks of Lake Lillinonah for preservation and recreation. You and Fido can enjoy a number of activities in the area, including bird watching fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and mountain biking. See Details
Lake Mohegan Loop Lake Mohegan Loop is a popular place for dog walkers in Fairfield, CT. This two mile loop follows along the manmade Lake Mohegan and North Pond in the Lake Mohegan Open Space Area. Dogs must be under control at all times during this trek. Please bring your own waste bags and clean up after your pets. See Details
Paugussett State Forest Paugussett State Forest is a dog-friendly recreation area that boasts boating, fishing, and hiking opportunities. Dogs and their owners who are visiting the park between March and October may want to hit up the popular Zoar Trail, a 6.1 mile loop trail that takes in a number of the sights in the park, including a beautiful waterfall. See Details
Kettletown State Park Pets on a leash are permitted in the picnic areas and hiking trails at this 605 acre state park. Pets are not allowed on the beach or in the campground. See Details
Silver Sands State Park Leashed dogs are allowed in the pet-friendly picnic areas near the parking lot of Silver Sands State Park in Milford, CT. While the park's biggest draw is the shoreline, unfortunately pets are not permitted on the beach or the boardwalks that lead to the sand. See Details
Anchor Beach Anchor Beach in Milford has a dog-friendly shoreline walk with gorgeous views and breezes. Please note that Fido isn't allowed on the actual beach, but is permitted on the walk. See Details
Wooster Cemetery Take Fido for a walk through history at Wooster Cemetery in Danbury, CT. Meander along the paved, dog-friendly paths of a cemetery that has been around since 1850. The land also features a small pond which is popular for local birds. Please leash and clean up after your pets. See Details