Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Mount Pleasant, SC

There are 3 dog friendly hiking trails in Mount Pleasant, and 6 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 Mount Pleasant.

Pet Friendly Pitt Street Railroad Bridge
Pitt Street Railroad Bridge This is the old railroad causeway that used to connect Mt. Pleasant to Sullivan's island. The city planted grass and palm trees and it is a beautiful place to walk your dog and watch the sunset. There are pet waste stations and a water fountain for people and for dogs. A must do when in Charleston. Parking can be tight. See Details
Pet Friendly Palmetto Islands County Park
Palmetto Islands County Park Bring your pet with you on-leash to this lovely, tropical, 943-acre park, which also includes a fenced, off-leash dog run. See Details
Park West Leashed dogs are welcome at this park that features recreational fields, walking trails, picnic areas, a pond for fishing, and a pool. Dogs on-leash can join their parents for a walk in the park. See Details
West Ashley Greenway The West Ashley 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 Charleston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the West Ashley 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
Palmetto Trail - Swamp Fox Passage The Palmetto Trail - Swamp Fox Passage 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 Awendaw! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Palmetto Trail - Swamp Fox Passage. 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
Joe Riley Waterfront Park Joe Riley Waterfront Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome at this downtown Charleston park along the waterfront. Dozens of benches are stationed within the park, both along the river and in the well-tended green spaces just offshore, and tall palmetto trees create a slightly shaded barrier just yards away from the water's edge. The park is popular with runners, bikers and birdwatchers. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to 9pm. See Details
Cypress Gardens Cypress Gardens is pet-friendly from November through February. No pets are allowed March through October. Featured in the hit movies The Notebook and The Patriot, this South Carolina garden is home to 3.5 miles of walking paths which loop through the swamp and gardens. Leashed dogs are welcome during the specified dates, as long as they are cleaned up after. The gardens are open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Hampton Park Hampton Park is pet-friendly. One of the City of Charleston's largest parks, it boasts the most extensive floral displays of any park in the city. An old rose collection and seasonal displays are planted by the staff and volunteers caring for the park. This neighborhood park has a rich history recently documented through a project of the Charleston Horticultural Society, an audio walking tour called Layers of the Landscape. See Details
Stono River Park Stono River Park is pet-friendly. Located at the foot of the Limehouse Bridge, the park offers river views from 1.5 miles of wooded trails and marsh boardwalks for walkers, runners, and cyclists. The park spans 85.5-acres, which includes highland, marsh island, and 48 acres of marsh adjoining the Stono River. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details