Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Moodus, CT

There are 35 dog-friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Moodus. 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 Moodus.

Pet Friendly Devil's Hopyard State Park
Devil's Hopyard State Park Taking its name from the round holes that appear in the waterfalls, dog-friendly Devil's Hopyard State Park in East Haddam, CT is a perfect place to enjoy a day in nature. You and your pooch can hike, picnic, birdwatch and fish in the stream. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times, and note that pets are not permitted in the campground. See Details
Pet Friendly Salmon River State Forest
Salmon River State Forest Dogs are welcome at Salmon River State Forest in Colchester, CT. This pet-friendly preservation area is home to a historic covered bridge that crosses over the shallow waters of the Salmon River below. As well as being a popular hiking and picnic spot, the area is very popular among anglers due to the easy water access. See Details
Gillette Castle State Park Dogs are welcome at the picnic areas and on the hiking trails of Gillette Castle State Park, a dog-friendly attraction in East Haddam, CT. Fido can enjoy the trails that loop and wind around outdoor art exhibits and a historic estate that is reminiscent of a castle. However, you're not allowed to bring dogs inside buildings or on decks. See Details
Wadsworth Falls State Park Wadsworth Falls State Park is a dog-friendly natural area in Middletown, CT, where you and Fido can enjoy hiking wooded trails with beautiful views. Make your way to the scenic Big Falls waterfall with your leashed pup, but please note that pets are not permitted on the beach or in the swimming pond. See Details
Rocky Neck State Park Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic, CT is dog friendly. Feel free to go on a hike with your leashed pup or eat some lunch in the picnic areas north of the train tracks. The park also has a tidal river that is home to a variety of different types of fish. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in campgrounds, south of the train tracks, on the beach or on the boardwalk. See Details
Chatfield Hollow State Park Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth, CT is dog friendly. Bring Fido along as you search for caves used by Native Americans, hike through forests and enjoy a picnic. Pets must be leashed and cleaned up after, and they are not permitted on the beach or in the swimming pond. See Details
Hop River Rails to Trails The Hop River 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 Bolton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Hop River 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
Hop River State Park Trail The Hop River 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 Bolton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Hop River 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
Gay City State Park Dogs are welcome on the trails and at the picnic areas of Gay City State Park, a pet-friendly park in Hebron, CT. Pets are not permitted on any of the beaches along the shores of the Blackledge River, but it's a wonderful place for you to explore with your leashed pup on the trails. See Details
Machimoodus State Park Machimoodus State Park in East Haddam, CT is dog friendly. The park occupies 300 acres of uplands, woodlands, and meadows that surround a pretty river. The hiking trails are pet-friendly, so you and Fido can take in this picturesque area together, as long as they remain on their leash under six-feet. See Details
Millers Pond State Park Reserve Leashed dogs are welcome at Millers Pond State Park Reserve, a pet-friendly natural area in Haddam, CT, where you and Fido can discover wooded trails that lead to a spring-fed lake. Fishing, hiking and mountain biking are all popular activities in the reserve. Please note that pets must be kept off the beach and out of the water. See Details
Haddam Meadows State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Haddam Meadows State Park, a pet-friendly natural space in Haddam, CT, where you and Fido can enjoy the pretty meadows on the banks of the Connecticut River. The park offers a number of picnic areas where you can put your paws up and take a break from wandering the trails in the area. See Details
Hurd State Park Leashed dogs are allowed at pet-friendly Hurd State Park, located in East Hampton, CT, where you and Fido can enjoy scenic views of the Connecticut River. Popular activities include hiking, mountain biking, picnicking and birding. The only place that Fido isn't allowed to join you is the campground. See Details
Hop River State Park Trail The Hop River 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 Andover! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Hop River 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
Timberlands Timberlands, also known as Timberland Preserve, is a dog-friendly hiking area in Guilford, CT. Immerse yourself in a peaceful oasis while you hike through this scenic 588-acre natural area. The trails are mostly level with a few steep grades, and you'll find a stream and lake for Fido to swim in. This area is open for hiking, biking, equestrian use & cross-country skiing. See Details
Rockland Preserve Leashed dogs are welcome at Rockland Preserve, a pet-friendly outdoor space in Madison, CT. You can Fido can explore the rocky hills, gray cliffs, ledges, and expansive forested areas or hike along the long abandoned ancient trails. Be sure to make your way to the centerpiece of the preserve, Coan Pond, where you may spot rare flowers and native wildlife. See Details
Day Pond State Park Day Pond State Park in Colchester, CT is a dog-friendly area with a stocked pond and hiking trails. Leashed pets are welcome at this family-friendly park where you can both enjoy a picnic, a day of fishing, or a scenic walk. See Details
Brainard Homestead State Park Brainard Homestead State Park in East Haddam, CT id dog-friendly and offers hiking trails and birding opportunities for you and Fido enjoy. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Charter Oak Greenway The Charter Oak Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Manchester! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Charter Oak 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
Mansfield Hollow State Park Mansfield Hollow State Park is a pet-friendly park in Mansfield Center, CT. Fido is welcome to join you on a variety of trails, as well as in the lake for a swim. Please leash your pets and provide your own waste bags. See Details
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