Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Staten Island, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Staten Island, and 23 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 Staten Island.

Pet Friendly Staten Island Greenbelt Trail
Staten Island Greenbelt Trail Staten Island Greenbelt Trail is an easy, 3-mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This hike through dense forests and grassy meadows is all thanks to preservation efforts in the 1960s and 1970s. 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
Bicentennial Park A nice little park on a 7 mile long lake. There are hiking trails in the woods along the lake with many places to sit and enjoy. There are lots of fish in the lake, and it is a popular place to fish. The lake allows non-motorized boats, so it's also a great place to kayak with you dog. You can stop at many enclaves to give you and the dog a rest. The community park has a paved path for the disabled, as well as picnic areas with grills, a soccer field, and tennis courts. Dogs must be leashed within the park. See Details
Rutgers Garden There is a wonderful expanse of gardens here made by Rutgers University, as well as tons of hiking trails along the Raritan River. Trails are well maintained and easy to walk on. The gardens are well manicured and have lots of places to sit and enjoy. Pets must be on a secure leash at all times. 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
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
Boulevard Trolley Line Path The Boulevard Trolley Line 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 Mountain Lakes! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boulevard Trolley Line 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
Prospect Park Trail Prospect Park Trail is an easy, 3.25 mile hike that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Prospect park boasts a lovely lawn and a sixty acre lake. Fido will love the dog beach. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
West Essex Trail The West Essex 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 Cedar Grove! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the West Essex 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
Henry Hudson Trail The Henry Hudson 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 Atlantic Highlands! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Henry Hudson 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
Old Putnam Trail The Old Putnam 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 Bronx! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Old Putnam 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
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 Rochelle Park! 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
Henry Hudson Trail The Henry Hudson 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 Keyport! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Henry Hudson 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
Henry Hudson Trail The Henry Hudson 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 Port Monmouth! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Henry Hudson 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
Watchung Reservation The Watchung Reservation is a dog-friendly spot in Mountainside, New Jersey. This 1,900-acre park is packed full of hiking and riding trails with picnic areas, a trailside nature center, and a visitor center along the way. Dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the sandy trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind. The Nature Center is open every day of the week from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Jamesburg Park Conservation Area Jamesburg Park Conservation Area is home to Helmetta Lake Park, where dog-friendly trails weave around a lake and there are lots of outdoor activities to enjoy with your pooch. This park offers small walking paths, a large lake, a walking dock, playground, picnic area and more. There are also dog poop disposal stations for you to clean up after your pet. The park is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm. See Details
Cedar Brook Park Cedar Brook Park is home to Shakespeare Garden, a pretty and pet-friendly garden in Plainfield. This 1920's garden contains a bust of Shakespeare along with plants that were cited in his works. Good dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the trails, but Bard dogs are not allowed. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pooch leaves behind and to keep them on a leash for the duration of their visit. See Details
Granville Sand Barrens Well-behaved, leashed dogs welcome. Please pick up after your pets. The 40-acre property is restored to a barrens/prairie/savanna complex, which exemplifies the naturally occurring interface of ecological communities that would have occurred at this site historically. The wind-blown sand from the bed of the glacial Wabash River over-topping the rich glacial out-wash of the Wea Plains creates a unique and varied interface of the substrate that supports a diverse group of native plant and animal species. There are 0.5 miles trails connecting Granville Sand Barrens and Roy Whistler Wildlife Area. Follow SR 43 south through West Lafayette to where it becomes S River Rd/Division Rd. Go about 8.0 miles to the Granville Bridge (just before the Granville Access Site) and turn left (south). Take the first road (gravel) on the right–CR 75 S–and go about 1.3 miles. Watch for the preserve sign on the left. Park in the small parking lot. See Details
Liberty State Park Liberty State Park is pet-friendly. It's a great place to walk around with your pooch and offers amazing views of New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Dogs must be kept on leash at all times during the visit. See Details
Holmdel Park Holmdel Park is pet-friendly. You can walk the trail around the park or go the other way and discover how beautiful the nature is and the sound of birds. Bring your pooch along on a leash and don't forget to clean up any mess that's left behind. Holmdel Park is open every day of the week from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Thompson Park Thompson Park is a pet-friendly recreation area that spans 675 acres. There's an off-leash dog area and miles and miles of wooded pathways to enjoy at this park. Wildlife lovers will relish the chance to spot a variety of animals hanging out in the park. The park can be accessed every day of the week from 8am until 8pm. See Details
Empire Trail Empire Trail is a pet-friendly trail in New York. Officially completed on the last day of 2020, it's now the longest, statewide, multi-use trail in the country. The 750-mile pathway will take you and your dog through city centers, quaint villages and hidden gems from New York City through the Hudson River Valley, to Buffalo along the Erie Canal, and north to the Champlain Valley and the Adirondacks. Leashed pups are welcome on the mostly paved pathway. See Details
Brooklyn Bridge Brooklyn Bridge is pet-friendly. This hybrid cable-stayed and suspension bridge in New York City crosses over the East River and connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you admire the views from either side from the paved pedestrian pathway on the bridge. Make sure you keep Fido close as the bridge is a popular crossing for commuters. See Details
Brooklyn Bridge Park Brooklyn Bridge Park is pet-friendly. This 85-acre waterfront recreation area is a great place to bring your pooch to play on-and-off-leash. The park stretches 1.3 miles along Brooklyn’s East River shoreline. Within the park, you'll find two fenced dog runs where Fido can meet other Big Apple pups and play a game of fetch. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to 1am. See Details