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Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Pasadena, CA

There are 2 dog-friendly hiking trails in Pasadena, and 54 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 Pasadena.

Pet Friendly Eaton Canyon Natural Area and Nature Center
Eaton Canyon Natural Area and Nature Center The dog-friendly Eaton Canyon Natural Area Park and Nature Center is located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. A hike with your leashed pup through this conveniently-located public Pasadena, CA park is rewarded with the site of a beautiful waterfall. Be sure to bring water and other necessities to keep you and Fido cool during your time outdoors! See Details
Pet Friendly Arlington Garden in Pasadena
Arlington Garden in Pasadena Arlington Garden is a three-acre garden on Caltrans-owned land. It is leased to the City of Pasadena and entrusted by the city to Arlington Garden in Pasadena. This garden is not only friendly to people and pets, but also exists as a refuge for Pasadena’s native fauna. Birds, bees, and butterflies are particularly abundant and can be seen throughout the year. Arlington Garden is open 8 am to 6 pm every day of the year, no charge. See Details
Lake Hollywood Park The pet-friendly Lake Hollywood Park in Los Angeles, CA, is where the locals bring their dogs for playtime and socialization under the Hollywood sign. There are signs stating that dogs should be kept on a leash, and rangers do visit to enforce these rules. See Details
Runyon Canyon Park Runyon Canyon Park is a 160-acre, dog-friendly city park near Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, CA. The park features a 90-acre off-leash dog park with an abundance of hiking trails. Although Fido does not need to be kept on a leash, owners must clean up after their pets. Baggie stations are located throughout the park. See Details
Hollyridge Trail at Griffith Park Hollyridge Trail is one of the many paths in Griffith Park that leads to the iconic Hollywood sign. Hike with your favorite furry friend along this pet-friendly 3.5-mile trail in Los Angeles, CA. You'll make your way to the summit of Mount Lee, which features gorgeous views of the sign and the city below. See Details
Mount Hollywood Trail at Griffith Park Mount Hollywood Trail is an easy, dog-friendly, 3-mile hike in Griffith Park in Los Angeles, CA. While you and your leashed pup hike this trail, you will see breathtaking views of the Hollywood sign and the Los Angeles Basin. You will also enjoy the scenery as you look at the San Gabriels or the ocean. The trail can be accessed by parking at the Griffith Observatory or the Ferndell Trail in Los Feliz. See Details
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area in Los Angeles, CA, is dog friendly! Fido can join you on the five miles of trails at the park. The recreation area is also home to lawns, landscaped areas, picnic sites, playgrounds, a fishing lake, and a lotus pond. Dogs must be leashed and under the complete control of the owner. Please note an entrance fee may apply. See Details
Echo Park Lake Leashed dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly paths around Echo Park Lake in East Los Angeles, CA. The park also has picnic tables and pedal boats. See Details
Veterans Parkway Veterans Parkway 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 Hermosa Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Veterans Parkway. 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
Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Whittier Narrows Recreation Area is pet friendly! This 1,492-acre park is located in the City of South El Monte, CA, and is one of Los Angeles County’s largest and most popular recreation areas. Bring your pooch along on a leash to explore the trail around the water. The park is located on both sides of the Pomona Freeway at Rosemead Boulevard and Santa Anita Avenue. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after their pups. See Details
Old Zoo Picnic Area at Griffith Park Bring Fido to this unique attraction in Griffith Park for a picnic or games in the adjacent grassy area. The Old Zoo Picnic Area in Los Angeles, CA, was once the home of the former LA Zoo before it moved to its current location. The abandoned zoo has become a picnic area with old animal cages and exhibits. See Details
Fryman Canyon Loop Fryman Canyon Loop is a 3-mile pet-friendly path along the Betty B. Dearing Trail through Wilacre Park and Coldwater Canyon Park. This loop in Los Angeles, CA, will also take you around Fryman Canyon in Studio City. Your leashed pup is more than welcome to join you on this easy urban hike with a 450-foot elevation gain. See Details
Franklin Canyon Park Pet-friendly Franklin Canyon Park rests on 605 acres between San Fernando Valley and Beverly Hills, CA. Within the park boundaries are chaparral, grasslands, oak woodlands, a three-acre lake, an ADA-accessible duck pond, expansive picnic grounds, and over five miles of hiking trails. While visiting, dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Wilacre Park Leashed pets are welcome to enjoy the trails of the pet-friendly Wilacre Park with their humans. The 128-acre recreation area provides access to the Betty B. Dearing trail and the Cross Mountain Park trail system to Fryman, Coldwater and Franklin Canyon Parks. The ample parking, restrooms, fountains, and picnic area make this Studio City, CA, park a popular destination for hikers and their dogs. See Details
Mount Lowe Railroad Trail Mount Lowe Railroad 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 Altadena! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Mount Lowe Railroad 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
Donald and Bernice Watson Recreation Trail Donald and Bernice Watson 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 Duarte! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Donald and Bernice Watson 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
Elysian Park Bring Fido to the pet-friendly Elysian Park in Los Angeles, CA, which contains 570 acres of serene natural space. An excellent place to bring your pup for an on-leash walk! The park features a bike path, hiking trail, horseshoe pits, jogging paths and restrooms. See Details
Devils Punchbowl Trail Devils Punchbowl Trail is an easy, 1.2 mile hike in Devils Punchbowl Natural Area that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This trail where the San Andreas Fault comes together with the Pinyon and Punchbowl Faults; the result is some spectacular land formations. Take in Pleasant View Ridge and if you look to the south you will see the San Gabriel Mountains. The faults have also formed beautiful rock formations at some interesting angles. See Details
Bee Rock in Griffith Park Fido can join you in hiking along a dog-friendly trail to the hive-shaped point on the east side of Griffith Park in Los Angeles, CA, known as Bee Rock! This attraction can be reached by the short and steep Bee Rock Trail or the less steep Bill Eckert Trail. For more trail and hiking information, visit the website. See Details
Chandler Bikeway The Chandler Bikeway 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 Burbank! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Chandler Bikeway. 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