Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Novato, CA

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Novato, and 19 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 Novato.

Pet Friendly Indian Tree Preserve
Indian Tree Preserve Indian Tree Preserve is pet-friendly. This natural area is full of winding pet-friendly trails you are welcome to explore with your pooch. Big Trees Trail lives up to its name. Bring your leashed dog on a walk through stands of redwoods and mature woodlands that open up to scenic views of Stafford Lake. Dogs are also allowed off-leash on fire roads, as long as they are under voice control. Ship’s Mast Trail is a forested traverse through a quiet redwood grove. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Pet Friendly Marin Headlands
Marin Headlands Pets are welcome to join you on-leash as you relax or play in this beautiful Sausalito park. See Details
San Francisco Embarcadero The San Francisco Embarcadero 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 San Francisco! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the San Francisco Embarcadero. 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
Tiburon Linear Park The Tiburon Linear Park 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 Belvedere Tiburon! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Tiburon Linear Park. 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
Larkspur Path (Corte Madera-Larkspur Path) The Larkspur Path (Corte Madera-Larkspur Path) 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 Corte Madera! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Larkspur Path (Corte Madera-Larkspur Path). 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
Old Railroad Grade Trail The Old Railroad Grade 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 Mill Valley! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Old Railroad Grade 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
Sonoma Bike Path The Sonoma Bike Path 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 Sonoma! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sonoma Bike Path. 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
San Francisco Bay Trail - Pinole/Hercules Area The San Francisco Bay Trail - Pinole/Hercules Area 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 Pinole! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the San Francisco Bay Trail - Pinole/Hercules Area. 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
Dawn Falls Pets are welcome on-leash on designated hiking trails at this beautiful park, which includes gorgeous waterfalls. See Details
Mill Valley-Sausalito Path The Mill Valley-Sausalito Path 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 Mill Valley! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mill Valley-Sausalito Path. 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
Albany Hill Park The scent of eucalyptus fills the air at this beautiful park, which also includes historic Native American sites. Pets are welcome on-leash, though be careful on steep trails. See Details
Point Isabel Regional Shoreline Trail The Point Isabel Regional Shoreline 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 Richmond! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Point Isabel Regional Shoreline 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
Sir Francis Drake Bikeway The Sir Francis Drake Bikeway 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 Lagunitas! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sir Francis Drake Bikeway. 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
Ohlone Greenway The Ohlone 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 El Cerrito! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Ohlone 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
Phoenix Lake Pets are welcome on-leash on the beautiful, relaxing hike around this lovely lake. Keep an eye out for some of the local wildlife. See Details
Sir Francis Drake Bikeway The Sir Francis Drake Bikeway 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 Nicasio! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sir Francis Drake Bikeway. 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
Mount Tamalpais State Park Mount Tamalpais State Park welcomes leashed dogs on paved roads, parking lots, campsites, and picnic areas. Dogs are only allowed in these areas. The State Park consists of deep canyons, sweeping hillsides, cool redwood forests, oak woodlands, and open grasslands. At night, Fido must sleep in a tent or vehicle. Mount Tamalpais State Park is open from 7am to sunset. There is no main entrance fee; however certain trailheads have cash only parking fees. See Details
Palace of Fine Arts Bring Fido for a stroll at the Palace of Fine Arts. The area features an iconic Greco-Roman style Rotunda and colonnades, and is one of the most photographed sites in San Francisco, boasting a peaceful lagoon, and space to walk your furry friend. Dogs must be leashed during their visit to the Palace of Fine Arts. See Details
Napa River Trail Napa River Trail is pet-friendly. Take a stroll with your pooch alongside the Napa River. This trail begins across the road from Trancas Crossing Park and is roughly four miles in length. The paved pathway means that all levels of hiker can enjoy Napa River Trail. Dogs are welcome too, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Crane Creek Regional Park Crane Creek Regional Park is pet-friendly. This 128-acre park features rolling grasslands and beautiful oaks that you can explore on 3.5 miles of trails with your leashed pooch. There's also an 18-hole disc golf course you can explore together. Along the way, discover Crane Creek flowing through the middle of the park, ridges that offer sweeping views of the countryside and meadows covered with wildflowers. Bring your own water for your pooch to rehydrate. Parking is $7 per day. Crane Creek Regional Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details