Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Newburgh, NY

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

Pet Friendly Cornish Estate Trail
Cornish Estate Trail Cornish Estate Trail is a somewhat easy, 4.5 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. Hike by remnants of old buildings and the beautiful Hudson River. Dogs remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not permitted in picnic areas. See Details
Pet Friendly Storm King State Park
Storm King State Park Storm King State Park has a somewhat difficult, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Although the trail skips Butter Hill and Storm King Mountain, it does offer wonderful views of the Hudson River, Bannerman Island, Cold Spring, and Constitution Marsh and is also more lightly traveled. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Kitchawan Preserve Trail Kitchawan Preserve Trail is a moderately easy, 4 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike is popular amongst dog owners and the wide trail allows you to hike side by side with your pup through the mature forests. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Blue Mountain Park Blue Mountain Reservation is a 1,500-acre park in the northwest section of Westchester County offering more than 20 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking. They have a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike that takes about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will lead you to two ponds and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Due to the heavy population of mountain bikers, Fido will need to be leashed. See Details
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
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
Fahnestock West Trail Fahnestock West Trail is a somewhat easy, 7.1 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. If you are visiting this area in early June you will bear witness to the striking beauty of the mountain laurel in bloom. This beautiful hike is a favorite for canines year round with its freshwater ponds and brooks. When visiting with Fido be sure to keep him away from public use areas and on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Bald Mountain to Teatown Lake Trail Bald Mountain to Teatown Lake Trail is a somewhat easy, 5.75 mile hike in Teatown Lake Reservation that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will give you a tour of both Bald Mountain and Teatown Lake Reservation. The two areas have a total of 845 acres of forests and streams to enjoy. Dogs must be kept on a leash, as this trail is shared with mountain bikers. See Details
Manitou Point Preserve Trail Manitou Point Preserve Trail is an easy, 3 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 1.75 hours to complete with Fido. This is an easy trail that affords some of the best scenic views of the Hudson Valley. Your dog will need to be leashed. See Details
Harriman State Park Dogs are welcome at Harriman State Park, but must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times. Dogs are not allowed in buildings or beach/bathing areas. Dogs must display rabies tag. Dogs are not permitted in the following areas of Harriman State Park: Beaver Pond Campground, Welch Beach, Sebago Cabins. 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
Castle Rock and Sugarloaf Hill Trail Castle Rock and Sugarloaf Hill Trail is a moderately easy, 6.65 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Let your mind travel back in time to the late 1800s as you marvel at the private mansion that has over 34 rooms and four interior chimneys. The area around the mansion is private, so stick to the trail. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Black Mountain Via Silver Mine Lake Loop Black Mountain Via Silver Mine Lake Loop is a moderately easy, 6.5 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will have you exploring Silvermine Lake and the peaks of Black Mountain. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Three Lakes Trail Three Lakes Trail is a somewhat easy, 4.75 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. The solitude in which one can explore the beautiful lakes, scenic vistas, and mine remnants make this trail a favorite amongst dog-friendly trails in this region. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 10 feet; dogs not permitted in public-use areas. See Details
Black Rock Forest Trail Black Rock Forest Trail is a moderately easy, 6.25 mile hike in Black Rock Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. Hikers and dogs of all levels can enjoy a piece of nature at this beautiful park. This trail will take you to an area of the park that offers a little more solitude and water for Fido to play in. Dogs must be kept on a leash and under control while in the park. 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
Harriman Lakes and Mountains Loop Trail Harriman Lakes and Mountains Loop Trail is a moderately easy, 5.25 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This trail starts at Lake Skannatati before heading over Hogencamp and Pine Swamp Mountains. Fido will need to be on a leash no longer than 6 feet on this lightly traveled trail. See Details
North County Trail The North County 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 Yorktown Heights! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the North County 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
Appalachian Trail (Dutch Hollow & Harriman State Park) The Appalachian Trail in Dutch Hollow & Harriman State Park is a difficult, 11.15 mile hike that will take about 8.5 hours or overnight to complete with Fido. This is possibly one of the most challenging hikes on the Appalachian Trail, but also the most beautiful. Dogs must remain on a leash, and if you choose to camp you can setup at the Wildcat Shelter, which is 2.1 miles into the hike. 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
Camp Smith Trail Camp Smith Trail is a somewhat difficult, 3.5 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This trail in the southern part of the park borders the Camp Smith Military Reservation. Dogs are not allowed in the public use areas and must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Depew Park Your dog is sure to make friends at this popular Peekskill public park full of beautiful walking trails and wildlife. 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