Dog Friendly Trails in New York, NY

There are 30 dog friendly hiking trails in New York, NY. Use the links below to get an overview of each trail, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Inwood Hill Park Trail

Inwood Hill Park Trail is an easy, 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Moderate slopes offer you and your pup some exercise as you hike through the only natural park on Manhattan Island. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.

Sands Point Preserve

Hike up cliffs that overlook Long Island Sound or walk along the Sand Point Castle. Dogs are permitted on the beach as well.

Saxon Woods Park Trail

Saxon Woods Park Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. The southern section of Saxon Woods offers hikers and their pups a gentle hike. Dogs are not allowed in picnic areas and must be leashed at all times.

Canine Country Hikes For NYC Dogs

Canine Country Outings give a dog a chance to be a dog. All dogs need to escape the hustle and bustle of NYC. Country hikes allow canines to enjoy off leash hiking, running and swimming, in lakes, rivers and oceans. So many NYC dogs become bored in dog runs. After puppyhood dogs often stop playing. They need different forms of exercise, the hikes give just that. The outings help maintain healthy body weight, deter poor behavior and make a dog happy. Outings include pick-up and delivery, access to clean fresh water and 3 hours of playtime. Owners will come home to a healthy, well exercised, tired dog. For the same price as a dog walker per hour, your dogs are running in beautiful areas and breaking up their daily rountine. Hikes are offered twice a week, year round. We take all size dogs and have never experienced an unhappy owner.

Mills Reservation

Bring your pet for an on-leash hike in this lovely park which offers trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers.

Piermont Pier

This lovely spot was originally the eastern end of the Erie Railroad. Located in the Village of Piermont NY, the pier is open year round and is popular with dog walkers, joggers, birders and fisherman. The pier has a rich history. During WWII it was known as "Last Stop USA" because it served as the embarktation point for troops destined for the European theater. Today the pier offers spectacular views of the Hudson River. Especially handy for dog walkers are the scooper bags provided.

Staten Island Greenbelt Trail

Staten Island Greenbelt Trail is an easy, 3-mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This hike through dense forests and grassy meadows is all thanks to preservation efforts in the 1960s and 1970s. Leash regulations do apply.

Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County

The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Saddle Brook! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032254">TrailLink.com</a>.

Hunter Island Trail

Hunter Island Trail is an easy, 2.25-mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Keep an eye out for rising tides as you meander through the salt marshes, forest, meadows, and shorelines of Hunter Island. Your dog must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and you may also want to pack some mosquito repellent.

Joseph B. Clarke Rail-Trail

The Joseph B. Clarke 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 Orangeburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Joseph B. Clarke 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016692">TrailLink.com</a>.

Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County

The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Paramus! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032254">TrailLink.com</a>.

Joseph B. Clarke Rail-Trail

The Joseph B. Clarke 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 Tappan! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Joseph B. Clarke 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016692">TrailLink.com</a>.

Emerson Woods Preserve

The Emerson Woods Preserve features 19 Acres of trails you can do with your dog. It borders a fenced reservoir with a beach restroom and parking which you can access for a nominal yearly fee. Or you walk your dog on border of the reservoir for free and use street parking.

South County Trailway

The South County Trailway (Old Put, Putnam ROW) 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 Yonkers! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the South County Trailway (Old Put, Putnam ROW). 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016677">TrailLink.com</a>.

Prospect Park Trail

Prospect Park Trail is an easy, 3.25 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Prospect park boasts a lovely lawn and a sixty acre lake. Fido will love the dog beach. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.

South County Trailway (Old Put, Putnam ROW)

The South County Trailway (Old Put, Putnam ROW) 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 Irvington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the South County Trailway (Old Put, Putnam ROW). 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016677">TrailLink.com</a>.

Bronx River Pathway

The Bronx River Pathway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in White Plains! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bronx River Pathway. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032216">TrailLink.com</a>.

Old Putnam Trail

The Old Putnam 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 Bronx! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Old Putnam 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016682">TrailLink.com</a>.

Bronx River Pathway

The Bronx River Pathway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Scarsdale! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bronx River Pathway. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032216">TrailLink.com</a>.

Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve

4.5 mile multi-trail area with small rolling hills is perfect for moderate hiking with leashed dogs. Entrance is directly behind Rockleigh Borough Hall Fire Department.

West Essex Trail

The West Essex 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 Cedar Grove! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the West Essex 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016585">TrailLink.com</a>.

Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County

The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Ridgewood! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032254">TrailLink.com</a>.

Bronx River Pathway

The Bronx River Pathway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Tuckahoe! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bronx River Pathway. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032216">TrailLink.com</a>.

Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County

The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Rochelle Park! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032254">TrailLink.com</a>.

Joseph B. Clarke Rail-Trail

The Joseph B. Clarke 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 Sparkill! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Joseph B. Clarke 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016692">TrailLink.com</a>.

Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County

The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Fair Lawn! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032254">TrailLink.com</a>.

Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County

The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Glen Rock! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6032254">TrailLink.com</a>.

Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve

Two trials, very open area. Your dog will love it. Friendly people and friendly dogs when you see them. Shoreline Loop 1.5 miles which is intersected by Island Bridges making the loop about 1 mile. Your puppy may take issue with the bridges but with gentle encouragement and patience they can be crossed.

Wood Dale Park South Dog Run

Follow the red-blazed trail to do the circuit or forge your own trail in this dog-friendly park. Entrance is at the end of St Nicolas, below St Mary's Street near Pascask Valley high school.

Alley Pond Park

Mainly flat, but lots of trails nestled in the heart of Queens, YO! Just a beautiful hidden secret of NYC. You'll feel like you're in the movie Twilight. Your pooch will love being among nature without the hassle of taking a long car ride upstate.