Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Novi, MI

There are 29 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Novi. 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 Novi.

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
Pet Friendly Rotary Park
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
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
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
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
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
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
Polly Ann Trail - Oakland County The Polly Ann Trail - Oakland County 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 Lake Orion! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Polly Ann Trail - Oakland 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 TrailLink.com. 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
Independence Oaks County Park Fido can join you as you explore Independence Oaks County Park, the largest Oakland County Park. Independence Oaks boasts 1,286 acres of recreation amenities, including twelve miles of natural and paved trails. Dogs must be leashed during their time at Independence Oaks County Park. Leashes cannot be longer than six feet, and dogs must be up to date on vaccinations and cleaned up after. Independence Oaks County Park is open April though September from 7am to 9pm. During the winter months, the park is open from 8am to a time posted at the park that day. 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
Bald Mountain Recreation Area Leashed dogs are welcome on trails. Dogs are not allowed in buildings or swimming areas. Bald Mountain Recreation Area is home to some of the steepest hills and most rugged terrain in southeastern Michigan. Camping is limited to rustic cabins, but the extensive trails, inland lakes, trout streams and wild game provide year-round recreation opportunities. 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
Paint Creek Trailway The Paint Creek Trailway 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 Lake Orion! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Paint Creek Trailway. 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
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
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
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
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
Rose Oaks County Park Fido is welcome to join you as you wander through Rose Oaks County Park. The Park is 640-acres of undeveloped land, featuring several glacial lakes, open meadows, and wooded uplands. Five miles of trails with accessible boardwalks and floating docks are available to dog owners and their leashed pets. Leashes cannot be longer than six feet, and dogs must be up to date on vaccinations and cleaned up after. Rose Oaks County Park is open from approximately thirty minutes before sunrise to thirty minutes after sunset, or as posted at its entrance. See Details