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Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Stevenson Ranch, CA

There are 34 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Stevenson Ranch. 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 Stevenson Ranch.

Pet Friendly Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park
Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park Your pup is welcome to join you as you hike the trails of Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park in Encino, CA, and enjoy gorgeous views of downtown and the ocean. Mutt mitts are provided along many of the trails. The Westridge fire road provides trail access for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians along the north-south ridgeline. The park is contiguous with the 20,000-acre urban wilderness park known as the “Big Wild.” The park is accessible from both the San Fernando Valley at San Vincente Mountain Park and from West Los Angeles, at the end of Westridge Road. See Details
Pet Friendly Runyon Canyon Park
Runyon Canyon Park Runyon Canyon Park is a 160-acre, dog-friendly city park near Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, CA. The park features a 90-acre off-leash dog park with an abundance of hiking trails. Although Fido does not need to be kept on a leash, owners must clean up after their pets. Baggie stations are located throughout the park. 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
Vasquez Rocks Trail Vasquez Rocks Trail is an easy, 1-mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido in the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area. The San Andreas Fault is responsible for creating the rock that juts out of the earth at impressive angles. You may recognize them from movies such as Star Trek and Austin Powers. See Details
Fryman Canyon Loop Fryman Canyon Loop is a 3-mile loop along the Betty B. Dearing Trail through Wilacre Park and Coldwater Canyon Park. This loop will also take you around Fryman Canyon in Studio City. See Details
Franklin Canyon Park Franklin Canyon Park rests on 605 acres near the center of Los Angeles. Within the park boundaries are chaparral, grasslands and oak woodlands, a three-acre lake, an ADA-accessible duck pond, expansive picnic grounds, and over five miles of hiking trails. The lake and pond serve as permanent and seasonal home for birds in the Pacific flyway. Park features include the Sooky Goldman Nature Center, the Sam Goldman Amphitheater, and the Eugene and Michael Rosenfeld Auditorium. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Wilacre Park Enjoy a leisurely hike with your pooch through this hidden gem public park. Leashed pets are welcome to enjoy the trails with their humans. The 128-acre park provides access to the Betty B. Dearing trail and the Cross Mountain Park trail system to Fryman Canyon Park, Coldwater Canyon Park, and Franklin Canyon Park. A large parking lot, restrooms, drinking fountains and a picnic area as well as its easy accessibility by car or MTA bus make Wilacre Park a popular destination for hikers and dog walkers, especially on weekends. See Details
Paramount Ranch Take a walk with your pup amidst the prop buildings of an old movie town at Paramount Ranch. Used as the set of "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" along with many other films and shows, the Paramount Ranch trails and prop town are a fun area to explore with your leashed dog. Cross the bridge to get to the "Western Town." All trailheads extend from the Western Town, except the trail that goes toward Mulholland Highway. See Details
West Mandeville Fire Road Pets are welcome on-leash on the West Mandeville Fire Road - 10 miles of trails at this rarely crowded Brentwood park with beautiful views of the mountains and ocean. See Details
Getty View Park Hike with your pup along the East Sepulveda Fire Road in Getty View Park on a 3-mile out-and-back jaunty as you enjoy delightful views of Santa Monica Bay and the Getty Museum. See Details
Caballero Canyon Trail You and your pooch can enjoy a 3.4-mile round trip hike with an elevation gain of 625 feet as you ascend Caballero Canyon on the north side of the Santa Monica mountains. For more trail and hiking information, visit the website. 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
Placerita Canyon State Park Placerita Canyon State Park is a dog-friendly park in a rural area of Los Angeles County, located in the San Gabriel Mountains. Your pooch can join you on the short paved trail at the park and you'll find dog waste stations to clean up after Fido. 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
Franklin Canyon Lake Loop & Chaparral Trail Spend the day with Fido at the gorgeous 605-acre Franklin Canyon Park. Hike around Franklin Canyon Lake and Heavenly Pond and up the Chaparral Trail on a 2.5-mile round trip journey. The 325-foot elevation gain climbs to outstanding views of Franklin Canyon. See Details
Mulholland Drive to San Vicente Mountain The unpaved portion of Mulholland Drive offers a 2-mile round trip hike up San Vicente Mountain, climbing only 330 feet. Bring Fido here for a hike and a picnic at the benches and tables spread out among the historic buildings. There are also restrooms and a water fountain on the mountain. See Details
Brush Canyon Trail Hike with your pup to the Hollywood sign on this 6.5-mile trail. This trail crosses Griffith Park and climbs Mount Lee, providing excellent views of the iconic sign and the city below. See Details
Bronson Canyon Trail at Griffith Park If you want to get even closer to the famous Hollywood sign than Lake Hollywood Park, you and your leashed pet can hike the Griffith Observatory Loop from Griffith Park. Providing outstanding views of the Hollywood sign and the LA Basin, this hike is popular with tourists and locals alike. It’s a 6.5 mile, 3-hour hike from Bronson Canyon in Griffith Park. The dog-friendly walk is mostly along fire roads and not clearly marked, so study a map ahead of time. See Details
La Tuna Canyon Park 1,100-acre La Tuna Canyon Park provides trail access into the steep upper reaches of the Verdugo Mountains. Parking and picnic tables are provided at the trailhead. Bring your leashed dog along for the hike on the shady trails of this Sun Valley park. Just keep an eye out for mountain bikers. See Details
Stunt Road Trail to Calabasas Peak Enjoy gorgeous panoramic views of the Santa Monica Mountains and San Fernando Valley from the summit of Calabasas Peak. BringFido along on this 3.6-mile hike, climbing 1000 feet to the summit. See Details
Mandeville Canyon to San Vicente Mountain Loop This 5-mile loop hike covers many trails as you and your pup travel through the upper areas of Mandeville Canyon and into the San Vicente Mountain Park. See Details