Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Seattle, WA

There are 14 dog-friendly hiking trails in Seattle. 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 Seattle.

Pet Friendly Washington Park Arboretum
Washington Park Arboretum Washington Park Arboretum is a dog-friendly park in Seattle, WA. Leashed pets are welcome on the extensive trails of this beautiful recreation area, with plenty of benches for resting and lots of local wildlife. Please note that dogs are not permitted inside buildings. See Details
Pet Friendly Seward Park
Seward Park Bring Fido to visit the 300-acre Seward Park, a dog-friendly attraction in Seattle, WA. This recreation space offers a lovely paved waterfront trail, quiet forested areas, a native plant garden, tennis courts and more. Dogs may join their owners at this park if they remain leashed during their visit. See Details
Discovery Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Discovery Park, a 534-acre recreation space in Seattle, WA. This pet-friendly area offers spectacular views of both the Cascade and the Olympic Mountain ranges, along with open meadows, lush forest groves, a playground, tennis and basketball courts, trails and more. See Details
Ballard Locks Take a scenic stroll with your leashed pet through Ballard Locks, a pet-friendly public park in Seattle, WA. The long, narrow paved walkway in the park gives you the opportunity to watch boats pass through the locks or catch a glimpse of the salmon making their way up the specially-designed fish ladder and through the locks. See Details
Green Lake Park Green Lake Park is a pet-friendly public park in Seattle, WA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for a walk on the 2.8-mile path around the lake, a picnic on the lawn or at the pavilion, or for a day on the lake. See Details
Carkeek Park Leashed pets can join you for a visit to the 220-acre Carkeek Park a, public recreation area in Seattle, WA. Dogs may walk with you along the miles of pet-friendly trails through lush forests, meadows, wetlands and creeks. Please note that dogs are not permitted on the beaches. See Details
Gas Works Park Gas Works Park is a pet-friendly attraction in Seattle, WA. This popular, yet peaceful public park is built around the former gasworks plant and is a beautiful place to bring your leashed pet for a bit of fresh air. Take a stroll on the paved walkways, snap some photos of the rustic factory, or relax with Fido on the grassy hillside overlooking Lake Union. See Details
Woodland Park Rose Garden Tucked away next to the Woodland Park Zoo is the pet-friendly Woodland Park Rose Garden in Seattle, WA. Wander among one of only two dozen certified American Rose Test Gardens, where you and your pup can see new rose hybrids before they become available to amateur rose gardeners. Just make sure Fido is leashed while you enjoy the garden. See Details
Duwamish Trail The Duwamish 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 dog-friendly "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Seattle! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Duwamish 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
Burke-Gilman Trail The Burke-Gilman 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 Seattle! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Burke-Gilman 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
Elliot Bay Trail (Terminal 91 Bike Path) The Elliot Bay Trail (Terminal 91 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 Seattle! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Elliot Bay Trail (Terminal 91 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
Volunteer Park Volunteer Park is pet friendly. This 48.3-acre park is located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, WA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on an adventure along the pathways between Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Seattle Asian Art Museum. Remember to pick up after your pup. See Details
Westlake Park Westlake Park in Seattle, WA is pet friendly. Located in the heart of the downtown shopping district, Seattleites may refer to this are as the unofficial town square. You and your pooch can enjoy a range of street events throughout the year, or you can take a break and admire the fountain. From here, it's a quick trip by monorail to Seattle Center or a short walk to Pike Place Market, the Seattle Art Museum and many other attractions. See Details
Fremont Troll Take a short pet-friendly trail to visit the Fremont Troll, a large sculpture in Troll's Knoll Park in Seattle, WA. Along the trail you will see pretty community planters and small decorative sculptures. Don't forget to bring your camera or cell phone and take a photo of Fido alongside the troll! The sculpture sits beneath a busy highway so dogs should be kept leashed for their safety. See Details
Coal Creek Trail Coal Creek Trail is a pet-friendly hiking path in Bellevue, WA. Fido can accompany you on the six mile trail, where you'll see lush foliage, wooden bridges, waterfalls, and historical markers along the way. It's an out-and-back loop trail can be started from the west (Coal Creek Parkway parking lot), east (Red Town Trailhead parking lot), or from one of many spur trails along the route. Dogs must be leashed on the path. See Details
Cedar River Trail The Cedar River 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 Renton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cedar River 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
Howe Farm Dog Park Howe Farm Park in Port Orchard, WA, features a historic farm, walking trails and the Howe Farm Dog Park. This fully fenced dog park provides water bowls, waste bags and bathrooms in warmer months. This recreation space welcomes pups of all sizes to play together off-leash or explore in the woods on the walking trails. See Details
Sammamish River Trail The Sammamish River 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 Bothell! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sammamish River 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
Seahurst Park Seahurst Park in Burien, WA, welcomes leashed dogs to join you for a hike on the pet-friendly trails in the woods or for a stroll along the lake. This 178-acre park features forests, streams, wetlands and a pebble-beach shoreline. Public restrooms are available as well as a picnic pavilion and parking lot. See Details
Lake Meridian Park Spend the day with Fido at Lake Meridian Park in Kent, WA! This pet-friendly park is 19.6 acres and includes a boat launch, fishing opportunities, a children's playground, and a sandy beach. Bring Fido for a swim, have a picnic on the lawn, or take a stroll on the paved walkways. Just remember to clean up after your pup. See Details