Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Pelham, AL

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Pelham, and 6 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 Pelham.

Pet Friendly Oak Mountain State Park
Oak Mountain State Park Dogs are welcome in most parks as long as the dog is on a leash. Bike and horseback riding trails may not allow dogs for safety reasons. Dogs are not allowed in stores, food service areas, bathhouse, pool or swimming areas. Dogs can not be left unattended and will be confiscated if left in a hot car more than 30 minutes. Mountain biking and hiking are two of the most popular activities at the park. With more than 50 miles of trails, visitors have plenty of options to choose from be it a short loop or an overnight trip. See Details
Pet Friendly Moss Rock Preserve
Moss Rock Preserve Moss Rock Preserve is a beautiful 250 acre nature preserve abundant with trees and plants, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, wildlife and other unique natural features. There are nearly 10 miles of hiking footpaths within Moss Rock Preserve, as well as "Boulder Field" which is a favorite among rock climbers. Dogs are allowed throughout the park; they must be on no more than a 6 foot leash and under their owner's control at all times. See Details
Ruffner Mountain At over 1,000 acres in size, Ruffner Mountain provides visitors with over 11 miles of scenic hiking trails in a protected urban area. The center offers educational programs, weekend activities, and ample opportunities to view wildlife. The best part for dog owners is that the park is pet-friendly. Just remember that all dogs must be on a leash at all times, and owners must clean up after their pets. See Details
Red Mountain Park Red Mountain Park, a nonprofit organization, offers 1,500 wooded acres located in Birmingham, 3 miles west of I-65 (Lakeshore Parkway Exit #255). Visitors enjoy 12 miles of walking, hiking and mountain biking trails, Remy’s Dog Park and four unique outdoor adventures: the Red Ore Zip Tour (a 1 ½ hour zip line adventure), the Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest (20 unique rope and cable treetop challenges), the 80-foot climbing/rappelling Kaul Adventure Tower and the 1,000 foot Mega Zip. Beautiful destination sites – the historic ‘Redding Hoist House,’ three Treehouse views (SkyHy, Riley’s Roost, & Rushing Rendezvous) and glimpses of iron ore mine entrances – both surprise and delight Park guests. Upon completion of Phase 2 Development in 2016, the Park will deliver trails totaling 20 miles; picnic pavilions; event facility; two formal entries and parking; and the Robert R. Meyer Activity Center. Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day See Details
Vulcan Trail The Vulcan 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 Birmingham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Vulcan 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
Jemison Trail This 54-acre linear park designed for preservation as a green way, is used for walking, jogging, reading, bird watching, and enjoying a picnic. Visitors are able to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature while strolling along Shades Creek. Owls, hawks, raccoons, and fox are among the animals residing in the area, along with abundant native plant species. The natural beauty of the area makes Jemison Park one of the most popular walking attractions in Mountain Brook. The one mile concrete trail connects with the Nature Trail and the Watkins Trace Trail. Because it is tied in with the City’s sidewalk system, it is easily accessible to residents. There are also several parking spaces along Mountain Brook Parkway for parking. See Details
McCallum Park McCallum Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome at this secluded park in a residential area featuring pavilions, trails, restrooms and a large, open green space. There are grills to cook over open flames (personal grills not allowed in parks), and Little Shades Creek meanders through the park. It is located at the end of Rosemary Lane (off of Rocky Ridge Road). See Details