Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Portsmouth, RI

There are 13 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Portsmouth. 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 Portsmouth.

Pet Friendly Cliff Walk
Cliff Walk The Cliff Walk in Newport is pet-friendly. Hop on this public trail with beautiful views of the Newport shoreline and historic Newport. The trail is roughly 3.5 miles in length and is a great way to see the landscape of the area. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Pet Friendly Dexter Training Grounds
Dexter Training Grounds Dexter Training Grounds is pet-friendly. The park is not fenced, but you will often find pups learning new tricks off-leash in the space anyway. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind and make sure dogs are under voice control. See Details
Goddard Memorial State Park Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island’s most popular Metropolitan Park. The park offers a beautiful natural environment with spacious lawns, fields, and forested areas with a variety of trees from all over the world, including 62 deciduous and 19 evergreen species. Visitors can make use of a nine hole golf course, an equestrian show area, 18 miles of bridle trails, 355 picnic tables, 11 game fields, and a performing arts center for weddings, concerts, picnics and special events. Leashed dogs are welcome on most trails. See Details
John H. Chafee Nature Preserve Dog friendly hiking trails to a beach. Seasonal seal watching. See Details
Washington Secondary Trail The Washington Secondary 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 Cranston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington Secondary 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
Brenton Point State Park Brenton Point State Park offers visitors expansive views of the bay and the ocean along with picnic tables, walking trails, and gardens. Dogs are welcome to join their humans, but must be leashed at all times. See Details
Washington Secondary Trail The Washington Secondary 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 West Warwick! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington Secondary 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
East Bay Bicycle Path The East Bay Bicycle 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 Riverside! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the East Bay Bicycle 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
East Bay Bicycle Path The East Bay Bicycle 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 East Providence! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the East Bay Bicycle 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
Point Judith Lighthouse The trails surrounding Point Judith Lighthouse are pet-friendly. While the lighthouse itself isn't directly accessible, you can view it and the awesome scenery surrounding it along the coastline. There are benches to stop off at and admire the view, as well as a grassy area to walk pups or picnic together. See Details
Tri-Pond Park The Wakefield Water Company donated Tri-Pond Park to the Town of South Kingstown in 1969. The deed required the land to be used for recreation and conservation. The park includes three ponds (California Jims, Rocky Brook, and Asa Pond). Leashed dogs are welcome on the park's trails. See Details
Slater Memorial Park Walk your leashed dog in this park named after Samuel Slater, a famous American industrialist who constructed America's first water-powered textile mill in Pawtucket. The park is home to the historic Daggett House, Water Color Society and a dog park. See Details
Lincoln Woods State Park Nestled between routes 146 and routes 123 , Lincoln Woods State Park is one of Blackstone Valley's great treasures. A short ride from Providence, Pawtucket, and Cumberland, it is a popular get away for northeastern Rhode Islanders. Visitors can enjoy walking their leashed dogs with certification papers at this park in the day-use areas. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet, and are prohibited from all state bathing beaches from April 1st through September 30th. See Details