Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Monrovia, CA

There are 42 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Monrovia. 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 Monrovia.

Pet Friendly Eaton Canyon Natural Area and Nature Center
Eaton Canyon Natural Area and Nature Center Eaton Canyon Natural Area Park and Nature Center is a natural preserve located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. A hike through this conveniently-located public park is rewarded with the site of a beautiful waterfall. Pets are welcome on-leash. See Details
Pet Friendly Echo Park Lake
Echo Park Lake Echo Park Lake is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome on the paths around the lake at this East Los Angeles park. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Chino Hills State Park Chino Hills State Park has pet-friendly sections for you and Fido to use. Leashed dogs can enjoy Bane Canyon Road, beginning at the entrance of the Park off of Sapphire Road and ending at the Rolling M Ranch in the heart of the Park. Dogs are also allowed on campgrounds, picnic areas, and parking lots, but can't use any of the other trails at the park. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Chino Hills State Park is open November through March from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and April through October from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. See Details
Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Whittier Narrows is pet-friendly. This 1,492-acre park is located in the City of South El Monte and is one of Los Angeles County’s largest and most popular recreation areas. Bring your pooch along on a leash to explore the trail around the water. The park is located on both sides of the Pomona Freeway at Rosemead Boulevard and Santa Anita Avenue. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after their pups. See Details
Old Zoo Picnic Area at Griffith Park BringFido along to this unique attraction in Griffith Park for a picnic or some games in the adjacent grassy area. The Old Zoo Picnic Area site was once the home of the former LA Zoo before the zoo moved to its current location. The abandoned zoo has since been turned into a picnic area with old animal cages and exhibits. See Details
Mount Lowe Railroad Trail Mount Lowe Railroad 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 Altadena! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Mount Lowe Railroad 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
Duarte Recreational Trail Duarte 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 Duarte! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Duarte 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
Yorba Regional Park Yorba Regional Park is pet-friendly. This linear day use park is one mile long and 140 acres, situated in the mouth of Santa Ana Canyon in the city of Anaheim. The park goes alongside the Santa Ana River. Dogs are welcome to use the trails, as long as they are leashed an all mess cleaned up after them. The park is open every day of the week from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Elysian Park This hidden gem of a public park contains 570 acres of serene natural spaces. A wonderful place to bring your pooch for an on-leash walk! The park features a bike path, hiking trail, horseshoe pits, jogging path, and restrooms. See Details
Bee Rock in Griffith Park You and Fido can reach the hive-shaped point on the east side of Griffith Park known as Bee Rock via a 1.7 to 4-mile round trip hike, depending on your hiking ability. Bee Rock can be reached by the short and steep Bee Rock Trail or the less steep Bill Eckert Trail. For more trail and hiking information, visit the website. See Details
Los Angeles State Historic Park Los Angeles State Historic Park is a dog-friendly urban park located next to Chinatown in LA. Sprawling out over 32 acres, this park is home to lots of grassy areas and paths that lead to various views of downtown LA. While you're hanging out at the park, join the rest of the park-goers in a fun activity, like walking, biking, eating a picnic, flying a kite, and even looking at the birds traveling down the Pacific flyway. The park is open every day of the week from 8:00 AM to sunset. See Details
Amir's Garden If you and your pup need a break while hiking in Griffith Park, head to Amir's Garden, where you can enjoy an ornamental garden while resting up. Amir's Garden can be found by parking at the Mineral Wells picnic area and hiking approximately 1/2 mile up the fire road. You'll pass Water Tank 73 at the halfway point, and Amir's Garden is on the next major switchback. Please keep Fido on a leash while on the trails. See Details
El Cajon Trail The El Cajon Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Yorba Linda! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Yorba Linda Recreation Trails. 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
Mt. Wilson Trail Leashed pets are welcome on the Mt. Wilson Trail. The trail trail is 6 miles long and begins in Sierra Madre and ends at 2N45 (Mt Wilson Toll Road). See Details
Arlington Garden in Pasadena Arlington Garden is a three-acre garden on Caltrans-owned land. It is leased to the City of Pasadena and entrusted by the city to Arlington Garden in Pasadena. This garden is not only friendly to people and pets, but also exists as a refuge for Pasadena’s native fauna. Birds, bees, and butterflies are particularly abundant and can be seen throughout the year. Arlington Garden is open 8 am to 6 pm every day of the year, no charge. See Details
Craig Regional Park Leashed pets are welcome to join you for a stroll at this serene park with sports fields, picnic tables, and trails. See Details
Juanita Cooke Greenbelt Trail The Juanita Cooke Greenbelt 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 Fullerton! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Juanita Cooke Greenbelt 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 https://www.traillink.com/trail/juanita-cooke-greenbelt/ See Details
Strawberry Peak Trail Strawberry Peak Trail is a moderately difficult, 6 mile hike in Angeles National Forest that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This trail can be busy because at 6164 feet, it is the tallest peak in the San Gabriels. This is a great winter hike, but can be scorching hot in the summer time. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. See Details
Santa Ana River Trail The Santa Ana River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Anaheim! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Santa Ana 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
Big Horn Mine Trail Big Horn Mine Trail is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. This is an unmarked trail that can be found below the Mount Baden-Powell/PCT path at the closed road. The trail follows an old mining road all the way to the mine. See Details
Devils Punchbowl Trail Devils Punchbowl Trail is an easy, 1.2 mile hike in Devils Punchbowl Natural Area that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This trail where the San Andreas Fault comes together with the Pinyon and Punchbowl Faults; the result is some spectacular land formations. Take in Pleasant View Ridge and if you look to the south you will see the San Gabriel Mountains. The faults have also formed beautiful rock formations at some interesting angles. See Details
Bud Turner Trail The Bud Turner 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 Fullerton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bud Turner 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
San Gabriel River Trail The San Gabriel River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Norwalk! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the San Gabriel 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
Chantry Flats Hiking Trails Pets on leashes are welcome on the trails at Chantry Flats, as well as at the Chantry Flats Picnic Area which has 35 concrete picnic tables and charcoal BBQs, as well as bathroom facilities. Before hitting the trails, be sure to stop off at Adams' Pack Station, the last pack station of its kind in the United States that delivers supplies year-round to a permanent community of 80 antique cabins accessible by footpath only. The Pack Station also has a General Store where you can purchase your Forest Service Adventure Passes, water, and trail mix before your hike; or return for soft drinks and ice cream, or an ice cold beer, afterwards. See Details