Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Rutherford, CA

There are 8 dog friendly hiking trail within 20 miles of Rutherford. 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 Rutherford.

Pet Friendly Oat Hill Mine Trail
Oat Hill Mine Trail Oat Hill Mine Trail is pet-friendly. Soak up the gorgeous views of California Wine Country with your pet on this beautiful hike. Pets are allowed off-leash if under voice control and all mess is cleaned up after. Oat Hill Mine Trail can be accessed every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Pet Friendly Spring Lake Regional Park
Spring Lake Regional Park This 320 acre park features camping, fishing, picnic areas with barbecues, and five group picnic areas. Trails are available for walking, hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. The park includes a par course, a 3-acre swimming lagoon and a 72-acre lake. Dogs are permitted on leashes no longer than 6' in length. License required. Dogs are allowed on the lawn around the swimming lagoon but not on the sand/beach. See Details
Sonoma Bike Path The Sonoma Bike 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 Sonoma! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sonoma Bike 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
Napa River Trail Napa River Trail is pet-friendly. Take a stroll with your pooch alongside the Napa River. This trail begins across the road from Trancas Crossing Park and is roughly four miles in length. The paved pathway means that all levels of hiker can enjoy Napa River Trail. Dogs are welcome too, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Crane Creek Regional Park Crane Creek Regional Park is pet-friendly. This 128-acre park features rolling grasslands and beautiful oaks that you can explore on 3.5 miles of trails with your leashed pooch. There's also an 18-hole disc golf course you can explore together. Along the way, discover Crane Creek flowing through the middle of the park, ridges that offer sweeping views of the countryside and meadows covered with wildflowers. Bring your own water for your pooch to rehydrate. Parking is $7 per day. Crane Creek Regional Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
The Petrified Forest The Petrified Forest is pet-friendly. The forest was created after Mount. St. Helena (seen from the Silverado Trail) erupted 3.4 million years ago and engulfed a redwood forest in volcanic ash, preventing decay and preserving the trees. It wasn’t until 1870 that the forest was discovered underneath a pasture and became a point of interest for paleontologists. These days, visitors and their dogs can take to the trails of the forest and enjoy the natural phenomenon together. The Petrified Forest is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Napa Valley Vine Trail Napa Valley Vine Trail is pet-friendly. The trail will one day stretch for 47 scenic miles from the Vallejo Ferry to Calistoga. So far, 12.5 miles of Class I trail from Kennedy Park Off Leash Area in Napa to Yountville are completed. The project hopes to connect all of Napa Valley to provide locals and visitors alike with a safe place to walk dogs and cycle, plus a healthy alternative for pedestrians to explore the region’s vineyards. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. Napa Valley Vine Trail is open all day, every day. See Details
Bartholomew Park Explore the 3-mile trail within Bartholomew Park with your dog. Take in the duck pond and windmill, weave through mature oaks, madrones, redwoods and vineyards, and follow wildflowers up the log steps and cresting at a view of San Francisco Bay. Free parking is available within the park, in the designated area. The trail is moderate to difficult in places and dogs must remain on leash at all times. Wine bottles to go can be purchased at Bartholomew Estate Winery to enjoy at the picnic tables inside the park. See Details