Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in South Nyack, NY

There are 69 dog friendly hiking trail within 20 miles of South Nyack. 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 South Nyack.

Pet Friendly Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail
Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail Hardscrabble Wilderness Area Trail is a somewhat easy, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This easily accessible trail is a favorite amongst dogs for its rolling hills, gurgling brooks, and refreshing pond. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Pet Friendly Inwood Hill Park Trail
Inwood Hill Park Trail Inwood Hill Park Trail is an easy, 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Moderate slopes offer you and your pup some exercise as you hike through the only natural park on Manhattan Island. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Sands Point Preserve Bring Fido to hike up the cliffs that overlook Long Island Sound or walk along the Sand Point Castle. Dog owners are welcome to bring their four-legged friends to the Sands Point Preserve, provided the dogs are kept on a leash at all times. There are no exceptions to this rule as the safety and well-being of all visitors including adults, children, and all animals, are of paramount importance. Dogs are not permitted on the beach at any time. See Details
Gedney Park Off Leash Dog Area Your pet is welcome to play off-leash on the beautiful trails of this park during designated hours in the morning, but they are always welcome if on-leash. See Details
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Local dog owners rave about this public park, which is a not-to-be-missed spot to walk your leashed four-legged friend. See Details
Saxon Woods Park Trail Saxon Woods Park Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. The southern section of Saxon Woods offers hikers and their pups a gentle hike. Dogs are not allowed in picnic areas and must be leashed at all times. See Details
Rockefeller Preserve Trail Rockefeller Preserve Trail is a somewhat easy, 8.25 mile hike in Rockefeller State Park Preserve that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely preserve offers unspoiled forests, meadows, and wetlands along old carriage road trails to hikers and equestrians. Trail options mean you can tailor this hike to be as long or as short as you desire. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Mills Reservation Bring your pet for an on-leash hike in this lovely park which offers trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. See Details
Buttermilk Falls Trail Buttermilk Falls Trail is a moderately easy, 1 mile hike in Rockland County that will take about 0.75 hour to complete with Fido. This is a short hike that still offers a bit of challenge. The best part is the scenic vistas and tumbling waterfall. Leash regulations do apply on this trail. See Details
Van Cortlandt Park Pets love the chance to run free at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes two separate sections and plenty of wide open, grassy spaces. There are trails to explore and plenty more to keep dogs and their owners busy. Dogs must be cleaned up after. See Details
Emerson Woods Preserve The Emerson Woods Preserve is pet-friendly. It features 19 Acres of trails you can do with your dog. The preserve borders a fenced reservoir with a beach restroom and parking which you can access for a nominal yearly fee. Alternatively, you can walk your dog on border of the reservoir for free and use street parking. Dogs must be leashed at all times throughout the area and please pick up your waste.. See Details
Piermont Pier This lovely spot was originally the eastern end of the Erie Railroad. Located in the Village of Piermont NY, the pier is open year round and is popular with dog walkers, joggers, birders and fisherman. The pier has a rich history. During WWII it was known as "Last Stop USA" because it served as the embarktation point for troops destined for the European theater. Today the pier offers spectacular views of the Hudson River. Especially handy for dog walkers are the scooper bags provided. See Details
Kitchawan Preserve Trail Kitchawan Preserve Trail is a moderately easy, 4 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This hike is popular amongst dog owners and the wide trail allows you to hike side by side with your pup through the mature forests. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Blue Mountain Park Blue Mountain Reservation is a 1,500-acre park in the northwest section of Westchester County offering more than 20 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking. They have a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike that takes about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will lead you to two ponds and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Due to the heavy population of mountain bikers, Fido will need to be leashed. See Details
Harriman State Park Dogs are welcome at Harriman State Park, but must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times. Dogs are not allowed in buildings or beach/bathing areas. Dogs must display rabies tag. Dogs are not permitted in the following areas of Harriman State Park: Beaver Pond Campground, Welch Beach, Sebago Cabins. See Details
Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve 4.5 mile multi-trail area with small rolling hills is perfect for moderate hiking with leashed dogs. Entrance is directly behind Rockleigh Borough Hall Fire Department. See Details
Babcock Preserve The Babcock Preserve is open to the public during daylight hours for hiking, walking, jogging, cross-country skiing, nature study, picnicking and horseback riding on designated trails. The 4.1 mile loop features forested land filled with a wide variety of wildlife. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Bald Mountain to Teatown Lake Trail Bald Mountain to Teatown Lake Trail is a somewhat easy, 5.75 mile hike in Teatown Lake Reservation that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will give you a tour of both Bald Mountain and Teatown Lake Reservation. The two areas have a total of 845 acres of forests and streams to enjoy. Dogs must be kept on a leash, as this trail is shared with mountain bikers. See Details
Manitou Point Preserve Trail Manitou Point Preserve Trail is an easy, 3 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 1.75 hours to complete with Fido. This is an easy trail that affords some of the best scenic views of the Hudson Valley. Your dog will need to be leashed. See Details
Hunter Island Trail Hunter Island Trail is an easy, 2.25-mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Keep an eye out for rising tides as you meander through the salt marshes, forest, meadows, and shorelines of Hunter Island. Your dog must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and you may also want to pack some mosquito repellent. See Details
Joseph B. Clarke Rail-Trail The Joseph B. Clarke 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 Orangeburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Joseph B. Clarke 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
Rockland Lake State Park Rockland Lake State Park is a dog-friendly state park that spans over 1,133-acres. Located in the the eastern part of the Town of Clarkstown in Rockland County, New York, this park is just a stones throw from Hook Mountain and the Hudson River. There are lots of trails within the park that lead to a large lake and scenic views of the surrounding area. See Details
Graham Hills Park Trail Graham Hills Park Trail is a somewhat easy, 3.6 mile hike in Westchester County that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This wooded trail, which is shared with mountain bikers, has a few easy climbs and swimming opportunities for Fido. Dogs are not allowed in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County The Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Saddle Brook! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County. 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