Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Ocala, FL

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Ocala, and 2 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 Ocala.

Pet Friendly Ocala National Forest
Ocala National Forest Ocala National Forest is dog friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome in most areas of the forest. Dogs are not allowed on the beach at swimming areas. For more information on the Ocala National Forest pet policy please call the Lake George Ranger District Office at (352) 625-2520. See Details
Pet Friendly Rainbow Springs State Park
Rainbow Springs State Park Rainbow Springs State Park is pet-friendly. It has beautiful, shaded trails with 3 man-made waterfalls to explore with Fido. Pets are not allowed in the water in the swimming area. The park can be accessed from 8:00am to 5:30pm. See Details
Ocklawaha Prairie Restoration Area Dogs are welcome on this trail located five miles east of Ocala in Marion County, southwest of County Road (CR) 314A and south of the Silver River State Park, southwest of the Ocala National Forest. Please respect Florida’s wildlife and use caution while visiting district lands. These are wild animals. For your safety, do not approach or feed any wild animal. The diversity of natural systems provides habitat and feeding areas for wildlife such as gopher tortoise, gray fox, bobcat, black bear, sandhill crane, heron and egret. See Details