Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Taunton, MA

There are 9 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Taunton. 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 Taunton.

Pet Friendly Borderland State Park
Borderland State Park Borderland State Park is pet-friendly. Dogs, under voice control, can romp off leash in the one spacious designated field near the historic Smith Farmhouse. The park also offers over 20 miles of hiking trails to explore on leash and many ponds that dogs can swim in. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 4pm. See Details
Pet Friendly National Fireworks Property
National Fireworks Property Lengthy trail that goes deep into the woods behind the houses of King Street where the old fireworks factory once stood. There is a beautiful secluded pond. Entrance is located across the street from Forge Pond Park. Parking is very limited but you can always park across the street and walk over. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Phoenix Rail-Trail The Phoenix Rail-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 Fairhaven! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Phoenix Rail-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
East Bay Bicycle Path The East Bay Bicycle 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 Riverside! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the East Bay Bicycle 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
East Bay Bicycle Path The East Bay Bicycle 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 East Providence! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the East Bay Bicycle 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
F. Gilbert Hills State Forest F. Gilbert Hills State Forest is dog-friendly. You are welcome to bring Fido with you to enjoy this 1000-acre state forest, home to 23 miles of trails that weave through the towering pine and oak trees. The park is also part of the 30-mile Warner Trail, stretching from Sharon, Mass to Diamond Hill State Park in Rhode Island. Other than the pretty paved picnic area in the forest, the park is basically made up of under-developed, woodland trails for you and your pooch to explore. F. Gilbert Hills State Forest is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Lloyd G. Balfour Riverwalk Park Lloyd G. Balfour Riverwalk Park is pet-friendly. Bring your doggy bags, because Attleboro has a pooper scooper ordinance. Leashed dogs are welcome on this easy trail. There is a large playground behind the library with gym equipment for preschoolers and a separate one for school age kids. There is paid parking next to the library. This is a good walk through parts of the center following the river behind buildings into a large open area. There are picnic tables for a break, too. See Details
World War I Memorial Park and Zoo The WWI Memorial Zoo was started in 1968 with only 2 deer. In 1970, a memorial was dedicated to Pvt. Edward P. Nolan, as his efforts were instrumental in the establishment of the WWI Park. We now have grown to much more.

Near the Fire Tower in the playground parking lot is a great lookout point as the park is located 390 feet above sea level and is the highest point in Bristol County, on Watery Hill.

Dogs must be leashed and kept 30 feet back from animals' fences. Please clean up after your dog! The park is open 7 days a week at 365 Elmwood Street, there is no admission fee.
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Slater Memorial Park Walk your leashed dog in this park named after Samuel Slater, a famous American industrialist who constructed America's first water-powered textile mill in Pawtucket. The park is home to the historic Daggett House, Water Color Society and a dog park. See Details