Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Northville, MI

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Northville, and 24 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 Northville.

Pet Friendly Maybury State Park
Maybury State Park Maybury State Park Contains almost 1,000 acres of gently rolling terrain, open meadow, mature forest, a variety of wildlife and abundant wildflowers, the park gives people an opportunity to get involved in outdoor recreation activities in a state park setting. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Pet Friendly Drayton Plains Nature Center
Drayton Plains Nature Center Open daily, Drayton Plains Nature Center offers 137-acres of natural surroundings for hikers and nature enthusiasts to explore. Bring Fido for a day on the hiking trails. Nearly four miles of trails wind around ponds, through woodlands, and meadows. Interpretive signs can be found along the trails to aid your enjoyment and understanding of nature. Dogs must be leashed throughout the nature center. Please be a responsible pet owner and clean up after your dog. See Details
Rotary Park You're sure to run into other friendly dog owners when you take a stroll with your on-leash pet through the wooded trails of this park. See Details
Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon Rail-Trail) The Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon 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 New Hudson! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon 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
West Bloomfield Trail The West Bloomfield 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 West Bloomfield! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the West Bloomfield 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
Proud Lake Recreation Area Proud Lake Recreation Area is located on the scenic Huron River and offers diverse and plentiful recreational opportunities. More than 20 miles of trails cover several diverse habitats. It also offers the unique River Hawk Lodge. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon Rail-Trail) The Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon 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 South Lyon! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Huron Valley Trail System (South Lyon 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
Pontiac Lake Recreation Area Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, with 3,745 acres of a mixture of marshes, ponds, heavy forests, old farm fields, river bottom and lakes that support a variety of animals and excellent hunting. Designated trails throughout the recreation area are available for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Island Lake Recreation Area Island Lake Recreation Area has one of the nation's safest shooting ranges. The park has great canoeing, volleyball courts, picnic shelters, swimming and cabins to rent. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Shiawassee Park Shiawassee Park is dog-friendly. This secluded spot on a river has a playground for kids, tennis courts, basbeall areas, a large pavilion and a gazebo to hang out under on hot days. Your leashed pup can join you on the paved trails that weave their way around the park, as long as you clean up any mess that they leave behind. See Details
Dodge #4 State Park On-leash pets are welcome on the trails and a section of shoreline, that is non-designated bathing beach area. A sandy beach and a one-mile shoreline on Cass Lake makes Dodge #4 State Park an excellent location for summer and winter activities. See Details
West Bloomfield Trail The West Bloomfield 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 Keego Harbor! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the West Bloomfield 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
Clinton River Trail The Clinton River 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 West Bloomfield! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Clinton River 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
Clinton River Trail The Clinton River 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 Auburn Hills! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Clinton River 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
Clinton River Trail The Clinton River 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 Pontiac! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Clinton River 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
University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum Nichols Arboretum is pet-friendly. Although the botanical gardens are off the cards for dogs, pups are welcome to join their owners on the trails around the arboretum. Enjoy the varied fauna from the pet-friendly trails with your leashed pup. Nichols Arboretum is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk; free admission. See Details
Gallup Park Gallup Park is pet-friendly. Gallup comprises 69 acres, including 3 miles of paved trails. It's situated across an area of the Huron River and offers great views to visitors. It's also adjacent to the Furstenberg Nature Area. There are bathrooms and pleasant picnic places along the way. Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the trails with their owners. See Details
Highland Recreation Area Highland Recreation Area offers 5,900 acres of forest, marshes, and lakes in the rolling hills of Southern Michigan. With trails to accommodate equestrian riders, mountain bikers, hikers, and skiers, there's an activity for every season in this park. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Dodge #4 State Park A sandy beach and a one-mile shoreline on Cass Lake makes Dodge #4 State Park an excellent location for summer and winter activities. One mile from Cass Elizabeth Road and Waterford Township. Dogs are not permitted in buildings or in swimming areas. See Details
Waterford Oaks County Park Waterford Oaks County Park welcomes leashed dogs to explore its 199-acres. The Park features three miles of hiking trails, a winter family sledding hill, outdoor fitness equipment and more. Leashes cannot be longer than six feet, and dogs must be up to date on vaccinations and cleaned up after. Waterford Oaks County Park is open from approximately thirty minutes before sunrise to thirty minutes after sunset, or as posted at its entrance. See Details
Highland Oaks County Park Located within the Shiawassee River headwaters, Highland Oaks County Park offers two and a half miles of trails for hiking alongside Fido. The Park is 302 acres of rolling hills, wetlands, and old pastures. Dogs visiting Highland Oaks must be leashed. Leashes cannot be longer than six feet, and dogs must be up to date on vaccinations and cleaned up after. Highland Oaks County Park is open year-round from approximately thirty minutes before sunrise to thirty minutes after sunset. See Details
Barton Nature Area ​Barton Nature Area is a dog friendly, 102-acre park located along the Huron River on Huron River Drive, a few miles north of downtown. The park is in two sections: the larger is known locally as the oxbow, and connects to Argo; the smaller is known as Foster, and is accessible only by boat from Barton Pond. The main parking lot is located on Huron River Dr, just northwest of Bird Rd, near Barton Dam. A smaller pull-off lot is located further east on Huron River Dr near M-14 and Main St. Bridges from the parking areas allow pedestrian access to the oxbow. There is a picnic area next to the main parking lot. Dogs must remain leashed at all times. See Details
Broadway Park Broadway Park is a dog friendly, 5-acre park located off Broadway along the Huron River. It connects to Riverside Park by an asphalt path and has a staircase to Broadway crossing under the bridge. It has mostly open field area with clusters of trees and shrubs and features a great stretch of river for canoeing. This park features a dog run where Fido can run off leash. An annual off-leash dog permit is required for access to the designated off-leash areas. See Details
Willow Metropark Willow Metropark is pet-friendly. Here, you'll find miles of paved and unpaved trails through woods and along the Huron River and Washago Pond. It's a quiet place to bring your pooch for a leashed walk. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Willow Metropark is open every day of the week from 7am to 10pm. See Details