Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Surprise, AZ

There are 8 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Surprise. 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 Surprise.

Pet Friendly Thunderbird Conservation Park
Thunderbird Conservation Park Thunderbird Conservation Park, a 1,185-acre park in the Hedgpeth Hills, is a conservation park dedicated to preserving the desert environment. Park activities include picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, jogging and bird watching. About 15 miles of multi-use trails have been constructed, thanks to the efforts of many volunteer groups. See Details
Pet Friendly Deem Hills Recreation Area
Deem Hills Recreation Area Deem Hills offers a variety of hiking trails for you and your dog to enjoy. Composed of Precambrian granite and Tertiary age volcanic rocks, Deem Hills is ancient history waiting to be explored. The Deem Hills Circumference Trail is 5.73 miles long and traverses the entire recreation area, providing wonderful views of the Phoenix area as well as the opportunity to view the wild and varied Arizona Upland vegetation. There are many other trails to choose from as well, providing enjoyable hikes for a variety of fitness levels. Phoenix leash laws apply on all trails, and pets must be leashed at all times. See Details
Tres Rios Wetlands Tres Rios Wetlands provides approximately 480 acres of emergent wetland as a habitat for wildlife of many species while productively and naturally purifying water. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans on an exploration of this interesting and diverse area owned and operated by the City of Phoenix Water Services Department. You must have a permit to visit the wetlands. Permits are good for three months and can be obtained by contacting Heather Finden at the phone number provided. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times for their own protection and the protection of the wetlands. Because there is no shade, it is best to visit the wetlands in the early portion of the day during warm months, especially if bringing a dog. The trail surface is dirt with small pebbles. There are no drinking fountains onsite, so bring plenty of water for you and your pup. See Details
White Tank Mountain Regional Park Leashed pets are welcome at this stunningly beautiful public park. Take the hike out to a waterfall in the middle of the desert. Nearly 30,000 acres makes this the largest regional park in Maricopa County. Most of the park is made up of the rugged and beautiful White Tank Mountains on the Valleys west side. See Details
Estrella Mountain Regional Park Leashed dogs are allowed inside the park to explore the desert and mountain trails. These 19,840 acres of desert and mountains became the first regional park in the Maricopa County Park System in 1954. Located near the meeting of the Gila and Agua Fria Rivers in the southwest Valley, the park includes seasonal wetland or riparian area during our winter and monsoon rains. The majority of the park remains pristine desert, very similar in appearance to the landscape seen by the first settlers and explorers. See Details
Rio Vista Community Park Rio Vista Park is pet-friendly. This 52-acre community park offers a wide variety of activities and amenities for the people who live locally. It is home to the Rio Vista Recreation Center, multiple athletic fields, playground and splash pad. The park is also home to Peoria's Veterans Memorial Wall. Leashed dogs are welcome in the park, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Rio Vista Park is open every day of the week from 6:00am to 10:30pm. See Details
Skyline Regional Park Skyline Regional Park is pet-friendly. This 8,700 acre mountain preserve is located in the southern White Tank Mountains. The park is home to numerous pet-friendly trails to explore with your leashed pooch. The park is free to enter. Enjoy the trails with your dog from sunrise to sunset. Gates close at 10 p.m. See Details
New River Trail New River Trail is pet-friendly. The multi-purpose trail is 13.5 miles in length. Dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are leashed and cleaned up after. The trail runs alongside the often dry, New River. Users can continue their journey along the Skunk Creek Trail. See Details