Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Salt Lake City, UT

There are 13 dog-friendly hiking trails in Salt Lake City. 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 Salt Lake City.

Pet Friendly Tanner Park
Tanner Park Salt Lake City, UT's Tanner Park is great place for Fido to get some exercise outdoors! The pet-friendly park goes down in a gully, and at the bottom there is a bridge where many folks let their dogs off leash to play in the creek. The current is strong, so please use caution. This is not your typical fenced in dog park. It is like hiking in the wilderness. There are no bathrooms or watering areas so be sure to bring your own. There are a number of bag and waste stations. Please be aware that the hike back up and out is not as easy. See Details
Pet Friendly Parley's Nature Reserve
Parley's Nature Reserve Parley's Nature Reserve is a great place to go with your dog in Salt Lake City, UT! A river runs the entire length of the reserve and it's pet-friendly in various locations. At the end of the dirt road, there is a large swimming hole. Dogs and kids enjoy cooling off here during the hot summer months. Dogs are allowed off-leash in designated areas only. See Details
Jordan River Parkway Leashed dogs are welcome on the Jordan River Parkway in Salt Lake City, UT. The 45-mile trail spans through three different counties and the portion in Salt Lake City is dog friendly. Waste bags can be found at stations along the path. Remember to bring water and a bowl for Fido. See Details
Millcreek Canyon Millcreek Canyon is a pet-friendly recreation area in Salt Lake City, UT. Dogs are welcome year-round, and are allowed to be off-leash during odd-numbered days. The area features incredible views of the Wasatch Mountains and stunning canyon scenery. Bring Fido for some play time in Dog Lake, which can be accessed from Upper Big Water Trailhead. See Details
Sugar House Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Sugar House Park in Salt Lake City, UT. This popular neighborhood park is a great place to walk the dog after eating in the surrounding neighborhood on your visit to the pet-friendly city. Amenities include paved walkways, picnic pavilions, a children's playground, and loyts of green space, all centered around a beautiful lake. See Details
Neffs Canyon Trail Neffs Canyon Trail is a pet-friendly path in Salt Lake City, UT. At just over six miles, this heavily trafficked out and back trail is located near Salt Lake City and features stunning forest views. Dogs are welcome, although this is a difficult trail so make sure you pack accordingly and prepare well. See Details
Brigham Young Historic Park Brigham Young Historic Park is a pet-friendly place in Salt Lake City, UT. Occupying land which was once a part of Brigham Young's farm, this site offers beautiful green space, a soothing water wheel, and statues and memorials found throughout the park. Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the park with their humans. See Details
Parley's Historic Nature Park Trail Loop Parley's Historic Nature Park Trail Loop is a dog-friendly 1.9-mile trail in Salt Lake City, UT. Leashed dogs are welcome on this popular path within the nature park. There is also an off-leash dog park on site. See Details
Grandeur Peak East Trail Grandeur Peak East Trail in Salt Lake City, UT, is pet-friendly. Spike shoes are recommended for humans who hike Grandeur Peak East Trail during winter as snow is a common sight on the trail floor. Join the crowds of outbound hounds on this trail that delivers awe-inspiring views of one of the mountains that makes up the Wasatch front skyline. When you reach the summit, you’ll be treated to views of Salt Lake City in the valley below. Fido can even join you off-leash on odd days. This epic out-and-back is just under six miles long and rated difficult. See Details
H&M City Creek Center H&M is a pet-friendly store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, UT that welcomes small dogs inside. Fido is welcome to join you while you shop their selection of women's, men's and kid's clothing, shoes and accessories. Dogs visiting the mall must be well behaved and on a 6-foot, non-retractable leash. See Details
J.Crew City Creek Center J.Crew is a pet-friendly store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, UT. Fido is welcome to join you while you shop clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women and children. Dogs visiting the mall must be well behaved and on a 6-foot, non-retractable leash. See Details
Mill Creek Pipeline Trail Fido is welcome to join you on the pet-friendly Mill Creek Pipeline Trail, located within the Mill Creek Canyon area, in Salt Lake City, UT. Enjoy this 13.3-mile trail and take in the stunning mountain views with your furry friend. Please note that pets are permitted to be off-leash on odd-numbered days and must be on a leash on even-numbered days. See Details
Liberty Park Liberty Park is a dog-friendly park in Salt Lake City, US. Your leashed pup can accompany you for a stroll on the paved walkways, a picnic at one of the many tables, or just relaxation time on the spacious green lawn under the tall, shady trees. There are water fountains, bathrooms, a playground, small amusement park, and a lake. See Details
Heughs Canyon Trail Heughs Canyon Trail on Canyon Winds Lane in Holladay, UT is dog-friendly. Located in the small city of Holladay, Utah, this beautiful trail leads to stunning views across the valley from the base of Mount Olympus. Along the way, you can stop off at a waterfall after traversing a steep creekside trail through rugged rock formations. The trail is rated moderate and is just over three miles out-and-back. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. Parking for the trail is signposted on Wasatch Boulevard, just before East Canyon Cove Drive. See Details
Tibble Fork Reservoir The dog-friendly Tibble Fork and Silver Lake Flat Reservoirs in Provo, UT, are beautiful fresh water lakes located up American Fork Canyon. These popular outdoor recreation areas offer a wide variety of activities and trails perfect for hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping, ATV’s and horseback riding. See Details
Adams Canyon Trail Leashed pets can join their owners along the dog-friendly Adams Canyon Trail at Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Layton, UT. This out-and-back path is about 3.5 miles long and rated challenging in difficulty. Hikers will experience an elevation gain of a little over 1,000' while they hike to a 40' waterfall at the trail's end. Visitors can also access the Bonneville Shoreline Trail and Great Western Trail from this path. See Details
Dimple Dell Regional Park The dog-friendly Dimple Dell Regional Park is a 630-acre recreation space running through Sandy, UT. Parkgoers enjoy visiting this space with their pups for the miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails that cross the Dimple Dell ravine. The water can run very fast and be extremely cold, so dogs must always remain leashed. See Details
Porter Rockwell Trail The Porter Rockwell Trail (Sandy 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 Sandy! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Porter Rockwell Trail (Sandy 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 See Details
Red Potato Trail Red Potato Trail is a 2.2-mile lightly trafficked out-and-back path in Draper, UT. This pet-friendly trail features beautiful wildflowers and offers a number of recreation options like hiking, running, mountain biking, bird watching and more. Dogs can join their owner on this path, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Butterfield Trailhead Regional Park Herriman, UT's Butterfield Trailhead Regional Park provides more than 13 miles of pet-friendly multi-use trail within the Southwest Canyon Trails Network, with a trail that connects to Yellow Fork. Hikers, equestrians, trail runners, and mountain bikers are welcome and all dogs must be leashed. See Details
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