Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Palatine, IL

There are 47 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Palatine. 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 Palatine.

Pet Friendly Fullersburg Woods
Fullersburg Woods Fullersburg Woods is a Du Page County Forest Preserve with miles of multipurpose trails open to bicyclers, horseback riders, cross-country skiers, hikers and dog walkers. There is a section where dogs are not permitted because it is home to a lot of wildlife (signs are posted). You are expected to leash your dog, pick up after him, and keep him from swimming in Salt Creek. There are some water fountains, so bring a collapsible water bowl. See Details
Pet Friendly Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora)
Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora) The Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora) 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 Elgin! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora). 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
Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora) The Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora) 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 Saint Charles! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora). 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
Techny Prairie Park and Fields Techny Prairie Park and Fields is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed dog along for a walk at this park district park which is within walking distance of Northbrook Metra and downtown. Here, you'll find a golf course loop and detention pond loop with beautiful prairie vistas. There are human toilets along the way. Don't forget to clean up any mess left behind by your pooch. See Details
Hidden Lake Forest Preserve Hidden Lake Forest Preserve is pet-friendly. This spot is home to more than 2 miles of trails that wind through Hidden Lake, making it a great destination for hikers, joggers, birders and other wildlife watchers. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve Pets have a blast playing off-leash in the fenced dog parks at this forest preserve. Includes 5 acres of grassy spaces and wooded paths. See Details
Beck Lake Dog Park This massive, 44-acre fenced dog park includes wide open fields, trails, drinking fountains, training enclosures, and even a swimming pond. Annual membership and key fob are required. See Details
Independence Grove Dog Exercise Area This fenced, off-leash dog park includes 30 acres of space for your pet to play, as well as river access for a dip on hot days. Pets welcome on-leash on the walking trails. See Details
Schiller Woods Schiller Woods is a dog-friendly pond and park located in Schiller Park, IL, on the Des Plaines Trail. Fido is welcome to join you, as long as he remains on-leash at all times. This park offers multiple picnic groves, hiking, bicycling, and cross-country skiing. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the Model Airplane Flying Field, on the property. See Details
Skokie Lagoons The 894-acre Skokie Lagoons in Cook County, IL are dog-friendly! Bring Fido to this prime destination for water exploration, featuring public boat access, canoe and kayak rentals, fishing, biking and hiking trails and picnic areas. Leashed dogs are welcome on the more than 36 miles of paved and unpaved trails. See Details
James Pate Philip State Park Dogs are welcome at James Pate Philip State Park, a 501-acre park made up of prairies and wetlands. Dogs and their owners are only allowed to wander the trail that loops around the park. This popular trail can be used by bikers and dog walkers alike, so be careful for people on two-wheels. Fido must be on a leash under ten feet when on the trail. The park is open every day of the week from one hour after sunrise to one hour after sunset. See Details
North Branch Trail The North Branch Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Niles! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the North Branch 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
Des Plaines River Trail The Des Plaines River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Libertyville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Des Plaines 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
Pratt's Wayne Woods Forest Preserve Bring your pet for the chance to play off-leash in the designated area of this forest preserve, which is fenced on 3 sides. Permit required. See Details
Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora) The Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora) 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 Algonquin! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Fox River Trail (Algonquin to Aurora). 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
North Branch Trail The North Branch Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Glenview! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the North Branch 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
Des Plaines River Trail The Des Plaines River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Gurnee! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Des Plaines 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
North Branch Trail The North Branch Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Skokie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the North Branch 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
Great Western Trail (DuPage Parkway Section) The Great Western Trail (DuPage Parkway Section) 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 Lombard! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Great Western Trail (DuPage Parkway Section). 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
Illinois Prairie Path The Illinois Prairie 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 Elmhurst! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Illinois Prairie 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
Illinois Prairie Path The Illinois Prairie 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 Lombard! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Illinois Prairie 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
North Branch Trail The North Branch Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Morton Grove! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the North Branch 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
Green Bay Trail The Green Bay 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 Highland Park! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Green Bay 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
Skokie Valley Trail The Skokie Valley 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 Lake Forest! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Skokie Valley 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