Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in South el Monte, CA

There are 3 dog friendly hiking trails in South el Monte, and 51 more nearby. 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 el Monte.

Pet Friendly Whittier Narrows Recreation Area
Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Whittier Narrows is pet-friendly. This 1,492-acre park is located in the City of South El Monte and is one of Los Angeles County’s largest and most popular recreation areas. Bring your pooch along on a leash to explore the trail around the water. The park is located on both sides of the Pomona Freeway at Rosemead Boulevard and Santa Anita Avenue. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after their pups. See Details
Pet Friendly San Gabriel River Trail
San Gabriel River Trail The San Gabriel River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in South El Monte! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the San Gabriel 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
Rio Hondo River Trail Rio Hondo River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in South El Monte! The map shows a parking area with convenient access to the Rio Hondo 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
Lake Hollywood Park The pet-friendly Lake Hollywood Park in Los Angeles, CA, is where the locals bring their dogs for playtime and socialization under the Hollywood sign. There are signs stating that dogs should be kept on a leash, and rangers do visit to enforce these rules. See Details
Hollyridge Trail at Griffith Park Many trails in Griffith Park lead to the iconic Hollywood sign and Hollyridge Trail is just such a trail. Hike with your favorite furry friend along this 3.5-mile path to the summit of Mount Lee for gorgeous views of the sign and the city below. See Details
Mount Hollywood Trail at Griffith Park Mount Hollywood Trail is an easy, 3-mile hike in Griffith Park that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This section of the mountain is owned by the city and offers what are quite possibly the best views of the Hollywood sign and the Los Angeles Basin. You will also enjoy the scenery as you look over at the San Gabriels or out to the ocean. Just make sure to keep Fido on a leash during the hike and clean up any pet messes. The trail can be accessed by parking at either the Griffith Observatory or at the Ferndell Trail in Los Feliz. See Details
Eaton Canyon Natural Area and Nature Center Eaton Canyon Natural Area Park and Nature Center is a natural preserve located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. A hike through this conveniently-located public park is rewarded with the site of a beautiful waterfall. Pets are welcome on-leash. See Details
Peters Canyon Regional Park Peter's Canyon Regional Park in Orange, CA, is a great hiking destination for you and Fido. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore trails such as The East Ridge View Trail, Lake View Trail, and Peters Canyon Creek Nature Trail. See Details
Echo Park Lake Echo Park Lake is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome on the paths around the lake at this East Los Angeles park. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Old Zoo Picnic Area at Griffith Park BringFido along to this unique attraction in Griffith Park for a picnic or some games in the adjacent grassy area. The Old Zoo Picnic Area site was once the home of the former LA Zoo before the zoo moved to its current location. The abandoned zoo has since been turned into a picnic area with old animal cages and exhibits. See Details
Mount Lowe Railroad Trail Mount Lowe Railroad 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 Altadena! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Mount Lowe Railroad 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
Duarte Recreational Trail Duarte Recreational 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 Duarte! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Duarte Recreational 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
Yorba Regional Park Yorba Regional Park is pet-friendly. This linear day use park is one mile long and 140 acres, situated in the mouth of Santa Ana Canyon in the city of Anaheim. The park goes alongside the Santa Ana River. Dogs are welcome to use the trails, as long as they are leashed an all mess cleaned up after them. The park is open every day of the week from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Elysian Park This hidden gem of a public park contains 570 acres of serene natural spaces. A wonderful place to bring your pooch for an on-leash walk! The park features a bike path, hiking trail, horseshoe pits, jogging path, and restrooms. See Details
Bee Rock in Griffith Park You and Fido can reach the hive-shaped point on the east side of Griffith Park known as Bee Rock via a 1.7 to 4-mile round trip hike, depending on your hiking ability. Bee Rock can be reached by the short and steep Bee Rock Trail or the less steep Bill Eckert Trail. For more trail and hiking information, visit the website. See Details
Chandler Bikeway The Chandler Bikeway 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 Burbank! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Chandler Bikeway. 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
Angeles National Forest Bridge To Nowhere The Angeles National Forest is located in the San Gabriel Mountains and Sierra Pelona Mountains, primarily within Los Angeles County in southern California. This urban National Forest provides a wide range of recreation opportunities to visitors from around the world. You will find beaches, bike trails, camping, fishing, hiking, horse riding, picnicking, water activities, winter sports and more. The East Fork Trail is one of the more popular trails in the park at 5.5 miles long. It begins at East Fork Fire Sta. and ends at Bridge To Nowhere. The first three miles follow the rocky stream bottom and include several stream crossings. Not recommended during rainy conditions due to swift water. For this trail, ensure Fido has significant backcountry hiking experience and is comfortable swimming in a swift current. Dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet, and must wear a collar with current tags at all times within in the park. See Details
Hilltop Park Bring Fido to admire breathtaking panoramic city views from Hilltop Park, a dog-friendly landmark in Signal Hill, CA. Take a short walk around this 3.2 acre area, rest beneath the shade of a palm tree, or enjoy a snack while sat at the picnic tables. There are restrooms at Hilltop Park and visitors can also access several nearby trails including Skyline Trail and Sea Ridge Trail. See Details
Los Angeles State Historic Park Los Angeles State Historic Park is a dog-friendly urban park located next to Chinatown in LA. Sprawling out over 32 acres, this park is home to lots of grassy areas and paths that lead to various views of downtown LA. While you're hanging out at the park, join the rest of the park-goers in a fun activity, like walking, biking, eating a picnic, flying a kite, and even looking at the birds traveling down the Pacific flyway. The park is open every day of the week from 8:00 AM to sunset. See Details
Amir's Garden If you and your pup need a break while hiking in Griffith Park, head to Amir's Garden, where you can enjoy an ornamental garden while resting up. Amir's Garden can be found by parking at the Mineral Wells picnic area and hiking approximately 1/2 mile up the fire road. You'll pass Water Tank 73 at the halfway point, and Amir's Garden is on the next major switchback. Please keep Fido on a leash while on the trails. See Details
El Cajon Trail The El Cajon Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Yorba Linda! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Yorba Linda Recreation Trails. 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
Mt. Wilson Trail Leashed pets are welcome on the Mt. Wilson Trail. The trail trail is 6 miles long and begins in Sierra Madre and ends at 2N45 (Mt Wilson Toll Road). See Details
Arlington Garden in Pasadena Arlington Garden is a three-acre garden on Caltrans-owned land. It is leased to the City of Pasadena and entrusted by the city to Arlington Garden in Pasadena. This garden is not only friendly to people and pets, but also exists as a refuge for Pasadena’s native fauna. Birds, bees, and butterflies are particularly abundant and can be seen throughout the year. Arlington Garden is open 8 am to 6 pm every day of the year, no charge. See Details
Rio Hondo River Trail The Rio Hondo River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Long Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the LARIO 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