Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in New Paltz, NY

There are 11 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of New Paltz. 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 New Paltz.

Pet Friendly Walkway Over the Hudson
Walkway Over the Hudson The Walkway Over the Hudson 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 Poughkeepsie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Walkway Over the Hudson. 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 Hudson Valley Rail-Trail
Hudson Valley Rail-Trail The Hudson Valley 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 Highland! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Hudson Valley 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
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Minnewaska State Park Preserve is dog-friendly! Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners as they explore the area, which is situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain ridge, and features numerous waterfalls, crystalline sky lakes, dense forests, sheer cliffs, streams, and fifty miles of footpaths. Dogs are not allowed in buildings, camping, picnic or bathing areas or on walkways. They are not permitted on the cross-country ski trails when they are groomed and open for cross-country skiing only. Minnewaska State Park Preserve's hours vary seasonally, so dog owners should call ahead or check its website before planning their outing. Admission to the park is $10 per vehicle; however, permit and activity fees may apply as well. See Details
Shaupeneak Ridge Trail Shaupeneak Ridge Trail is a moderately easy, 5 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This hike will provide you with beautiful scenery from the Marlboro Mountains, and the chance to hike by a wetland pond and waterfall. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Mohonk Preserve Trail Mohonk Preserve Trail is a somewhat difficult 7.5-mile hike in Mohonk Preserve that will take about 4.5 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely nature reserve is a private not-for-profit haven for tourists, rock climbers, and hikers to enjoy. Leash regulations apply. Membership is required. See Details
Fishkill Ridge Trail Fishkill Ridge Trail is a somewhat difficult, 5 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail offers you and your pup difficult climbs and descents as well as magnificent views of the river and bridge. If you are headed out during hunting season be sure to wear orange. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not allowed in public areas. Be sure to let Fido take a good drink as the only water is at the beginning and end of this trail. See Details
Black Creek Forest Trail Black Creek Forest Trail is a somewhat easy, 1.5 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. Black Creek gets its unique color from the tannic acids in the many hemlock trees in the preserve. While exploring this trail you will need to keep your dog leashed. See Details
Rainbow Falls Trail Rainbow Falls Trail is a somewhat difficult, 7 mile hike in Minnewaska State Park Preserve that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This stunning hike is one of the best in Minnewaska State Park Preserve and offers some tricky terrain and views of a 100-foot waterfall. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Shawangunk, Walden and Wallkill Rail Trail The Shawangunk, Walden, and Wallkill 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 Walden! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Shawangunk, Walden, and Wallkill 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
Wallkill Valley Rail Trail The Wallkill Valley 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 Gardiner! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Wallkill Valley 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
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt is pet-friendly. Franklin, Eleanor, Frederick and Louise shared their homes with various dogs over the years. You can help continue the tradition by bringing yours to the grounds on a leash. This site preserves the Springwood estate in Hyde Park, which was the birthplace, lifelong home, and burial place of the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt. See Details