Dog Friendly Trails in Savannah, GA

There are 6 dog friendly hiking trails in Savannah, GA. Use the links below to get an overview of each trail, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Skidaway Island State Park

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Located near historic Savannah, this park borders Skidaway narrows, a part of Georgia’s intracoastal waterway. The park provides camping and picnicking surrounded by Spanish moss-draped live oaks. Trails wind through maritime forest and over salt marsh allowing visitors to watch for deer, fiddler crabs, raccoon, egrets and migrating birds such as colorful painted buntings. An observation tower provides another chance to watch for wildlife on this barrier island. A giant ground sloth replica, birding station, reptile room, and natural and cultural exhibits are featured in the interpretive center. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted in any buildings.

Wormsloe State Historic Site

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A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, a colonial estate dating back to the 1700s. In the visitor center, tour a museum and watch a 13-minute film about the site. The interpretive nature trail (0.8 miles) leads past the tabby ruins along the marsh to the Colonial Life Area where, where during programs and special events, demonstrators in period dress exhibit the tools and skills of colonial Georgia. Many more nature trails are also accessible, ranging from 3 miles (Battery Trail) to 0.2 miles (Yellow Trail). To enter the visitor center with your pet, dog must be able to be carried. Dogs must be leashed on all trails. Please clean up after your pet.

Fort Pulaski

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Fort Pulaski National Monument offers visitors the chance to experience many interesting and exciting activities year-round. Fort Pulaski itself is a large-scale outdoor exhibit. The main structure, together with outlying works including demilune, drawbridges, ditches, and dikes, is a fine example of historic military architecture. Indoor exhibits highlight the history of Fort Pulaski from the fort's construction, to its eventual fall due to advancing military technology.

Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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Take a hike with your pup through Sea Pines Forest Preserve in the Sea Pines community on Hilton Head Island. You and Fido can walk the trails and see a 4,000-year old Indian Shell Ring, a rice field, wildflowers in abundance, a vanishing swamp, and gorgeous lakefront views. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times in the preserve, and make sure to clean up after him.

JF Gregory Park

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This is a very well kept park with a long hiking trail that follows a canal. Dogs must be leashed, and owners must pick up waste. There is a nice playground area and plenty of picnic tables in wooded areas.

Audubon Newhall Preserve

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The Audubon Newhall Preserve is a 50-acre tract of land with trails and a pond supporting alligators. Leashed dogs are allowed. During the spring and fall, interpretive walks are offered for a fee.