Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Sparta, NC

There are 6 dog friendly hiking trail within 20 miles of Sparta. 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 Sparta.

Pet Friendly Fern Nature Trail
Fern Nature Trail Fern Nature Trail is an easy, 1.2 mile hike in New River State Park that will take about 45 minutes to complete with Fido. This is a short little hike that takes you through wooded area and hugs close to the New River. If you are up for a longer adventure you can combine this trail with another in the Mount Jefferson State Park. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Pet Friendly Stone Mountain Summit Trail
Stone Mountain Summit Trail Stone Mountain Summit Trail is a difficult, 3.6 mile hike in Stone Mountain State Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Explore the 600 foot dome made of granite, known as Stone Mountain, and the nineteenth century homestead remnants that lie beneath it. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
New River State Park New River State Park has ten forest discovering family-friendly trails. All trails are easy to moderate in difficulty and are no longer than 1.4 miles. Fishing, canoeing, and picnicing are allowed at the state park. Dogs must remain leashed. See Details
New River Trail State Park The New River Trail State Park 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 Galax! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New River Trail State Park. 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
New River Trail State Park The New River Trail State Park 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 Fries! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New River Trail State Park. 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
Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery tasting room is pet-friendly. Housed in a remodeled stables from the 1920s adjacent to a 2 mile trail over to Carter Falls. you and your pooch are invited to walk on the trail, then head to the tasting room and hang out on the pavilion surrounded by gorgeous hills. They are open Thursday through Saturday from 12pm to 6pm, Sunday from 1pm to 5pm and Monday from 11am to 5pm. See Details