Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Tabernash, CO

There are 16 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Tabernash. 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 Tabernash.

Pet Friendly Colorado Mines Peak
Colorado Mines Peak Colorado Mines Peak is a 3 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 2 to 3 hours to complete with Fido. The hike to the peak is fairly short, but the views are spectacular and the trailhead is open year round at Berthoud Pass. Plus, since this is one of the easiest to climb of the 12,000 foot peaks in the Rockies, it's a 'must' for anyone visiting Denver with Fido. See Details
Pet Friendly Lake Isabelle and Pawnee Pass Trail
Lake Isabelle and Pawnee Pass Trail Lake Isabelle and Pawnee Pass Trail is a 7 mile hike in Roosevelt National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. Lake Isabelle is prone to crowds because of its beauty complete with vistas, wildflowers, and streams. If you are able to get an early start, go during the week, or hike far enough you should be able to avoid the crowds. Fido must be kept on a leash, and during the busy season nominal use fees will apply. See Details
Fraser River Trail The Fraser River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Granby! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Fraser 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
Butler Gulch Trail Butler Gulch Trail is a 4.5-mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. There is an unsightly (or interesting, depending on your point of view) molybdenum mine at the beginning of the hike, but it is an otherwise lovely hike with easy access to water, and an easy, shaded trail. To get there from I-70, take exit 232 to US 40,proceed northwest approx. 9 miles to small town of Berthoud Falls. Turn left at the sign for Jones Pass/Henderson Mine. Follow paved road 1.6 miles to a gate, turn right on Forest Road 144. The trailhead is a half mile ahead. See Details
Stanley Mountain Trail Stanley Mountain Trail is a 6.5 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. This trail follows the Continental Divide Trail across Berthoud Pass and is above the timberline. It is a good idea to make this an early hike and to bring supplies, especially water. See Details
Mitchell and Blue Lakes Trail Mitchell and Blue Lakes Trail is a 5.4 mile hike in Roosevelt National Forest that will take about 4 to 5 hours to complete with Fido. This area offers a variety of trails with beautiful scenery and many lakes. You will also find camping facilities and picnic areas complete with drinking water and toilets. The area can be crowded on summer weekends. During the high season you will need to pay a nominal use fee. See Details
Woodland Lake, Lost Lake and Skyscraper Reservoir Trail Woodland Lake, Lost Lake, and Skyscraper Reservoir Trail is a 9-mile hike in Roosevelt National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. Your dog will love this trail for the three lakes to romp in, the soft ground on his paws, and the opportunity to hike by your side on broad segments. You too will enjoy the scenery and vistas along the way. See Details
Watrous Gulch Trail Watrous Gulch Trail is a 4-mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. You and your dog will enjoy this uncrowded trail that takes you through a forest before emerging from the timberline at Watrous Creek. The trail continues on a moderate incline into fields of grass and wildflowers. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
King Lake and Devils Thumb Loop Trail King Lake and Devils Thumb Loop Trail is a 14 mile hike in Roosevelt National Forest that will take about 13 hours to complete with Fido. This hike is for those people, and pups, who are in top-notch physical shape. It is best to get an early start off the trailhead at about 8am. Permits are required for overnight stays from Jun 1 through September 15, and leash laws apply all of the time. See Details
West Fork of Clear Creek Trail West Fork of Clear Creek Trail is a 3 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 4 to 5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail offers solitude, as it is a bit off the beaten path. Fido can roam off leash on this trail that is faint yet hard to get lost on. See Details
Herman Lake Trail Herman Lake Trail is a 6.4-mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. The Forest Service requires the use of a leash due to the popularity of this trail. Dogs love it for the many rivulets and streamlet crossings. When you arrive at Herman Lake, feel free to take Fido off the leash for a splash in the frigid water. See Details
Pettingell Peak Trail Pettingell Peak Trail is a 8 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 8 to 9 hours to complete with Fido. This is a technical climb along the northwest ridge of the Continental Divide. If you or your dog are getting tired, or it is after 10 AM when you get to Herman Lake, it may be a good idea to turn back. Weather can come in very quickly in the afternoon hours. See Details
Woods Mountain and Mount Machebeuf Trail Woods Mountain and Mount Machebeuf Trail is a 6 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 7 hours to complete with Fido. You will have solitude on this steep trail that takes you up to a ridge with incredible views. On the way down enjoy the hike on smooth slopes and old avalanche chutes. Your dog will enjoy how easy the soft tundra is on his paws. See Details
Mount Flora Trail Mount Flora Trail is a 5 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. Before departing on this hike you will want to be sure to bring water, as there are not any streams or lakes. You will be above the timberline and at the mercy of the weather. Fido can run free but be sure to keep him from chasing ptarmigans and picas. See Details
Arapaho National Forest, ARP Arapaho National Forest is dog-friendly! Established in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt, the Forest is part of the ARP and allows pets on a hand-held leash no longer than six feet in most wilderness areas. The ARP is the most-visited National Forest and Grassland for recreation in the nation and Arapaho offers a number of scenic drives and hiking trails. Dogs are not allowed in swimming areas or sanitary facilities and must be restrained or on a leash at all times while in developed recreation areas. For information on the areas of the Arapaho National Forest that charge usage, camping or parking fees, check out its official website. See Details
St Mary's Glacier St Mary's Glacier is a beautiful hiking trail with great views from the top. Dogs are welcome but must be on leash at all times. Within 30 minutes of setting off, you'll be at the top of the glacier enjoying of the refreshing lake of St Mary's. This is a moderate 1.9 mile trail that is highly trafficked by lots of pups. See Details