Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Rochester, NH

There are 2 dog friendly hiking trails in Rochester, and 30 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 Rochester.

Pet Friendly Dominicus Hanson Pines Park
Dominicus Hanson Pines Park Fido is welcome to join you for a walk at Dominicus Hanson Pines Park in Rochester, NH, where leashed dogs are allowed on the pet-friendly paved walkways and dirt paths. Enjoy meandering along the shores of the Cocheco River with multiple water access points and a footbridge crossing. Please remember to clean up after your pets. See Details
Pet Friendly Gonic Trails at Mount Isinglas Recreational Area
Gonic Trails at Mount Isinglas Recreational Area Gonic Trails at Mount Isinglas Recreational Area features dog-friendly hiking trails in Rochester, NH. Leashed pups are welcome on three separate forested trails near the Isinglass. Locke’s Local Loop and Watson’s Way are both loop trails measuring close to 1.5 miles in length, while Luanne’s Lane is 3.5 miles each way. The trails are open year-round for fall leaf-peeping or winter snowshoeing. See Details
Vaughn Woods State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners on the trails at Vaughn Woods State Park in South Berwick. This pet-friendly public recreation area is a 165-acre forested tract along the banks of Salmon Falls River. There are 3 miles of hiking trails that loop through old-growth stands of pine and hemlock that can be used by dogs and their owners. You can stop en route for a bite to eat in the shade of the tall trees at one of the picnic areas. People bringing their pets with them should remember to keep them on a leash and clean up any mess they make. The park is open daily. See Details
Dover Community Trail Dover Community Trail in Dover, NH, is a dog-friendly, 3-mile round trip trail that follows former railroad bed and provides public access to protected greenways along the Cochecho and Bellamy Rivers. The in-town section of the trail provides a pedestrian and bicycle friendly connection between downtown, the Dover Middle and High School campuses and Bellamy Park. Rural extensions of the trail provide areas for bicycling, hiking, bird watching, and fishing along the rivers. See Details
Mount Agamenticus Your leashed pup is welcome on the well-marked, dog-friendly trails with lovely mountain views at Mount Agamenticus in York, ME. See Details
Blue Job Mountain Blue Job Mountain is a pet-friendly trail in New Hampshire. Leashed dogs are able to use this moderate trail that runs just over a mile in length. Depending on when you visit, you'll be able to experience a beautiful wildflower display along the way. There is also a longer loop that is just over three miles in length. See Details
Cotton Valley Rail-Trail The Cotton Valley Rail-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 Wolfeboro! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cotton Valley Rail-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
Urban Forestry Center Urban Forestry Center offers dog-friendly hiking trails in Portsmouth, NH. The trails are popularly used for hiking, running, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. The paths in the Urban Forestry Center give visitors views of native wildflowers, hardwood forests and a tidal saltmarsh. Fido is welcome to join you on the trails, but dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Kittery Point Shore Trail Kittery Point Shore Trail is a dog-friendly path located inside Fort Foster Park in Kittery Point, ME. This two mile loop offers a scenic view of Portsmouth Harbor. Fido is welcome to join you for this leisurely stroll, but dogs must be kept on a leash. See Details
Maud Jones Memorial Forest Trail Maud Jones Memorial Forest Trail welcomes Fido to join you for a hike in Lee, NH. This pet-friendly trail is a shaded, soil path on conservation land that's home to a variety of plants and bird species. This area also features a dry geological “kettle hole,” a bowl-shaped depression about 200 feet in diameter. Please note that limited parking is available for three cars, and there are no restrooms or water on site. See Details
Howard Swain Memorial Forest Pet-friendly Howard Swain Memorial Forest in Deerfield, NH, welcomes you and your pup to enjoy the trails on this 89-acre property which features rugged forests and rocky soil. Please clean up after your pets, and keep dogs leashed at all times or under voice control. See Details
Rockingham Recreational Trail The Rockingham Recreational 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 Newfields! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Rockingham Recreational 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
Rockingham Recreational Trail The Rockingham Recreational 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 Raymond! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Rockingham Recreational 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
Peg King Park Peg King Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Deerfield, NH that is known around town as a “hidden gem." The trail is located approximately 250 feet up Ridge Road from the intersection of Candia Road. Parking is limited. There are picnic tables available near the entrance and the trail begins across a bridge. Meander past stonewalls and a vernal pond as you enjoy a walk with Fido through forests of pine, hemlock and birch. See Details
Wagon Hill Farm Recognized by its iconic wooden wagon on top of the hill, Wagon Hill Farm is a 40-acre recreation area in Durham, NH. Fido is welcome to join you for some exercise and fresh air on their pet-friendly trails. Dogs must be on leash at all times except from dawn to 10 am daily. Fines of up to $150 may be charged for violating Durham's leash law. A pet waste station and trash cans are provided. Please clean up after your pets. See Details
Willand Pond Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for a visit to Willand Pond Park in Dover, NH. This pet-friendly recreation area offers a trail system and a picnic area with tables and benches overlooking the pond. The park is located along the northern side of the pond beginning in Dover off of Route 108 and ending in Somersworth near High Street. See Details
Stonehouse Forest & Pond Stonehouse Forest & Pond in Barrington, NH, offers three dog-friendly trailheads including the Marison Trail, Merryhill Trail and Stonehouse Pond Trail. You and your pup are welcome to explore forests, wetlands and views from atop the 150 foot-high granite cliff. Please clean up after your pets, and keep dogs leashed or under voice control at all times. Dogs may be prohibited in certain areas where posted. See Details
Gordon Barker Town Forest Leashed dogs are welcome at Gordon Barker Town Forest in Stratham, NH. Enjoy exploring trails with your pup through 84.5 acres of conservation land. This wooded area offers a mix of shaded trails as well as open fields and a small wetland area. Water, restrooms and additional parking are available nearby at Stratham Hill Park. See Details
Greenland Greenways Thompson Brook Trail Leashed pets are welcome at Greenland Greenways Thompson Brook Trail, a dog-friendly path in Greenland, NH. This short mile-long trail begins at the parking area on Liberty Hill Campground Road and ends in a residential street on Cushman Way. This pretty area of conservation land through mixed pine forest is ideal for a casual stroll with Fido. Please note there are no restrooms or water at the parking area. See Details
Birch Ridge Community Forest Birch Ridge Community Forest in New Durham, NH, welcomes Fido to join you in exploring 13 miles of trails past vernal pools, streams and a 25-acre beaver pond. Dogs must remain under control at all times or be leashed, and please remember to clean up after your pets. High visibility clothing is recommended for you and your dog as hunters are allowed in the area. See Details
Oyster River Forest - North Lot The Oyster River - North Lot in Durham, NH, welcomes leashed dogs to enjoy a hike with you on their pet-friendly trails. The forest includes nearly a mile of frontage along the Oyster River, one of seven rivers that flow into the Great Bay Estuary. The river and its corridor are home to wild brook trout, the state-endangered American brook lamprey, beaver, mink and raccoon. Please remember to clean up after your pets. See Details
Oyster River Forest - South Lot The Oyster River - South Lot in Durham, NH, welcomes leashed dogs to enjoy a hike with you on their pet-friendly trails. The forest includes nearly a mile of frontage along the Oyster River, one of seven rivers that flow into the Great Bay Estuary. The river and its corridor are home to wild brook trout, the state-endangered American brook lamprey, beaver, mink and raccoon. Please remember to clean up after your pets. See Details
Kingman Farm Nature Trail Leashed pets are welcome to join you for a walk along Kingman Farm Nature Trail, a dog-friendly route in Madbury, NH. This 2.4 mile loop begins behind Madbury Town Hall, crosses a shoulder of Hick's Hill, and enters the western portion of Kingman Farm. The trail takes an average of 55 minutes to complete on foot and is popular with hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders. See Details
Bellamy Park Bellamy Park is a 33-acre dog-friendly wooded area in Dover, NH. Leashed pets can accompany you along the scenic trail which gives access to Bellamy River. Bellamy Park is a well known for the popular disc golf course and walkers should be mindful of people playing this sport throughout the park. See Details