Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Parsippany, NJ

There are 32 dog-friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Parsippany. 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 Parsippany.

Pet Friendly South Mountain Reservation
South Mountain Reservation South Mountain Reservation in West Orange, NJ is dog-friendly. This nature reserve coverers 2,112 acres in portions of Maplewood, Millburn and West Orange. The woodland park features a variety of hardwood trees, and tall hemlocks towering above streams, creeks and ponds. The west branch of the Rahway River flows through the valley, and a 25-foot waterfall at Hemlock Falls is a dramatic feature. It is also a Revolutionary War historic site. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails and the South Mountain Dog Park is located within the Reservation. See Details
Pet Friendly Mills Reservation
Mills Reservation Bring Fido to explore the pet-friendly Mills Reservation in Cedar Grove, NJ. This 157-acre recreation area features trails of varying difficulty for different levels of dogs and hikers. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you, but please remember to clean up after him. See Details
Watchung Reservation The Watchung Reservation is a dog-friendly spot in Mountainside, New Jersey. This 1,900-acre park is packed full of hiking and riding trails with picnic areas, a trailside nature center and a visitor center along the way. Dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the sandy trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind. See Details
Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve Explore the pet-friendly Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you to explore the various trails at this recreation area, but please remember to clean up after them. See Details
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area The Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area is home to pet-friendly hiking trails to explore in Montville, NJ. Enjoy a wide range of geological and ecological experiences in this area of 1,675 acres featuring rugged trails, fields, forests, rock outcroppings and wetlands. See Details
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Check out the dog-friendly Ramapo Valley County Reservation in Mahwah, NJ. Local dog owners rave about this 4,000-acre public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend. See Details
Tamaques Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Tamaques Park, a 106-acre dog-friendly park in the community of Westfield, NJ. Visitors can utilize the picnic areas, jogging path, sports courts, playing fields and playgrounds. The park also has a pond and small wooded area. Fido must remain on a leash for the duration of your visit. See Details
High Mountain Park Preserve Visit the pet-friendly High Mountain Park Preserve in North Haledon, NJ. This lovely recreation area is a great place to bring your pup for a hike, offering trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. See Details
Liffy Island Trail Bring Fido for a walk in nature on the pet-friendly Liffy Island Trail in Jefferson, NJ. The 2.9-mile hike begins near the parking area at Prospect Park. If you'd like a shorter 0.8 mile hike, park on the shoulder of Prospect Point Rd and start there. You and your pup can enjoy a hike through the woods, then onto the boardwalk to cross the water. From there, you'll get to explore Liffy Island and take in the views of Lake Hopatcong. Be sure to keep your pup leashed while on the trail and remember to clean up after them. See Details
Mayor Dunleavy Memorial Park Mayor Dunleavy Memorial Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreational area located in Bloomingdale, NJ. Though located in the middle of the city, the dense woods gives visitors the chance to connect with nature. This 44-acre park features two off-leash dog parks, a pond, picnic tables and multiple pet-friendly hiking trails. Please note that the area is sometimes visited by bears. Pups must be leashed when not in the dog park areas. See Details
Branch Brook Park Visit the pet-friendly Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ. This 360-acre community recreation area features an off-leash dog park, walking trails, tennis courts, softball fields and much more. Your pup must be leashed at all times when not in the dog park. See Details
Staten Island Greenbelt Trail Staten Island Greenbelt Trail is an easy pet-friendly 3-mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This hike in Staten Island, NY, which passes through dense forests and grassy meadows, is thanks to the 1960s and 1970s preservation efforts. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Tourne County Park Leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Tourne County Park in Boonton, NJ. This public recreation area features great picnic areas and 10.7 miles of lovely hiking trails. Please remember to clean up after your pet. See Details
Morristown National Historic Park Check out the pet-friendly Morristown National Historic Park in Morristown, NJ. The area is historically important due to the amount of American Revolutionary War sites located nearby, including Jockey Hollow, the Ford Mansion, Fort Nonsense and the New Jersey Brigade Encampment. There are 27 miles of foot and horse trails to explore with your pooch and the beginning of a two-mile auto loop tour. Dogs must be on a leash under six feet and all mess cleaned up after them. Pets are not permitted in park buildings. See Details
Ramapo Mountain State Forest Enjoy the great outdoors with your pet at the beautiful and pet-friendly Ramapo Mountain State Forest in Oakland, NJ. Pups are welcome as long as they remain on a leash. See Details
Silas Condict County Park Visit the dog-friendly Silas Condict County Park in Kinnelon, NJ. The centerpiece of this 1,000-acre recreation area is a seven-acre lake. There's plenty to do for all kinds of visitors at this interesting park. Dogs are allowed to join their owners, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Norvin Green State Forest Norvin Green State Forest in Ringwood, NJ is dog-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails through woodland forests and rocky vistas. The hills throughout the forest range from 400 to 1,300 feet in elevation, and provide the avid hiker with scenic vistas, including the New York skyline, Burnt Meadow Brook and Lake Sonoma. See Details
Long Pond Ironworks Historic District Long Pond Ironworks Historic District is a pet-friendly area in Hewitt, NJ. Wander the trails with your pooch, leading to the ruins of three furnaces and a number of other unique structures near the New York border in West Milford, New Jersey. There are a number of trails throughout the area, including the Hasenclever Iron Trail. Dogs must be on a leash for the duration of their stay and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Tracton Line Recreation Trail The Tracton Line Recreation 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 Morristown! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Tracton Line Recreation 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
Boulevard Trolley Line Path The Boulevard Trolley Line 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 Mountain Lakes! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boulevard Trolley Line 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