Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Oak Ridge, NC

There are 14 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Oak Ridge. 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 Oak Ridge.

Pet Friendly Hanging Rock State Park
Hanging Rock State Park Located in Danbury, NC, Hanging Rock State Park boasts beautiful walking trails for you and Fido. Enjoy sweeping views at the summit or let your dog cool off in one of the many waterfalls. See Details
Pet Friendly The Arboretum
The Arboretum Visitors to Greensboro rave about the beauty of this serene public park, no matter what the season. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the manicured grounds and trails. See Details
Bicentennial Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System) The Bicentennial Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System) 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 Greensboro! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bicentennial Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System). 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
Haw River State Park Haw River State Park currently offers three easy walking trails through the state park. Dogs are welcome on all trails as long as they remain leashed. See Details
Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System) The Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System) 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 Greensboro! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System). 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
Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail Bring Fido for a stroll along the Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail. The 1.7-mile loop winds through old growth forest, along pastures where a prized Black Angus herd grazes, and past two ponds. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and don't go to the bathroom on the path. See Details
Country Park The lovely, dog-friendly Country Park in Greensboro is a beautiful place to bring your pet for a picnic or stroll. The park features extensive walking trails, duck pond, and BBQ areas. See Details
Cascades Preserve Cascades Preserve is a wonderful wooded trail with streams along the way. This Preserve is roughly 130 acres of natural landscapes and wildlife habitat and features a pristine hiking system. A little over two miles, the trail combines the serene natural surroundings and terrain, but also incorporates relaxing stops along scenic vistas. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore with their owners, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Greensboro Rail-Trail System The Greensboro Rail-Trail System 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 Greensboro! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Greensboro Rail-Trail System. 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
Lake Brandt Greenway The Lake Brandt 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 Summerfield! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lake Brandt Greenway (Part of the Greensboro RT System). 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
Greensboro Rail-Trail System The Greensboro Rail-Trail System 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 Summerfield! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Greensboro Rail-Trail System. 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
Mayo River State Park Mayo River State Park is a growing park, currently carrying basic amentities. There are currently two trails to take Fido on, and more are in development. Picnic spots are also available. Please see Mayo River State Park's direct website for updates on new trails and activities. See Details
Lake Thom-A-Lex Park Fido is welcome to join you for a day out at pet-friendly Lake Thom-A-Lex Park, located in Lexington, NC.
Open year round, you and Fido can wander the trails and enjoy a picnic at this small but popular waterfront spot.
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Lower Cascades Trail Lower Cascades Trail in Hanging Rock State Park, Walnut Cove, NC, offers a short, .4 mile, dog-friendly hike that leads to a beautiful waterfall. The trail is made up of gravel, dirt, and rock that leads to the edge of gorge before descending steep wooden and stone stairs to the base of the waterfall. See Details