Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Tucson, AZ

There are 10 dog-friendly hiking trails in Tucson. 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 Tucson.

Pet Friendly Sweetwater Preserve Trailhead
Sweetwater Preserve Trailhead Sweetwater Preserve Trailhead is a dog-friendly set of trails around the foothills of Tucson, AZ. There are a variety of trails that are great for all levels of hikers. Although dogs are permitted on the trails, so are horses and mountain bikes which means you and Fido need to be extra careful and they must be on a leash. The trails are plentiful, allowing a lot of freedom for dogs to explore. See Details
Pet Friendly Catalina State Park
Catalina State Park Bring Fido with you to explore the dog-friendly Catalina State Park in Tucson, AZ. This state park is over 5,500 acres and sits at the base of the majestic Santa Catalina Mountains. Explore the foothills, canyons, and streams with your pup! Catalina State Park has plenty of hiking, biking, and birding trails. Fido must be leashed at all times. See Details
Roy P. Drachman Agua Caliente Regional Park Bring Fido along to Roy P. Drachman Agua Caliente Regional Park, a dog-friendly park in Tucson, AZ. This park is a unique 101-acre space that features a perennial warm spring and pond that is home to an exceptionally rich mix of plants and animals. Stroll the network of accessible paved and gravel trails with interpretive signs that explain the geology and history of the warm spring and the natural and human history of the site or picnic in the shade of mature palm trees and native mesquite trees. See Details
Agua Caliente Hill South Trailhead Bring Fido for a hike on the dog-friendly Agua Caliente Hill South Trailhead in Tucson, AZ. This path connects with the Coronado State Park trail system. The trail offers beautiful views of the city. Although Cat Track Tank at 1.6 miles sometimes has water, it's best to bring a good supply for you and your dog. See Details
Lower Tanque Verde Falls Lower Tanque Verde Falls is a pet-friendly trail in Tucszon, AZ. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you on this approximate 1.9 mile trail, commonly labeled as hard difficulty. The sign for the trailhead is marked at the parking area on eastern Redington Rd. Along the trail you'll experience rugged terrain and the beautiful Tanque Verde waterfall. Make sure your pup is leashed and has water for this three hour hike. See Details
Saguaro National Park Bring Fido with you to explore the dog-friendly Saguaro National Park in Tucson, AZ. Pets are allowed only on roadways, picnic areas and paved trails. Dogs are not allowed on trails, off-road or inside visitors centers. Dog owners should keep Fido on a leash no more than six feet and should watch out for cactus spines, thorny brush, snakes, open mine shafts, scorpions, and heat stroke in their pet. There are seven different dog-friendly hiking trails you and your pup can explore together! See Details
Rillito River Park The Rillito River Park, located in Tucson, AZ, provides a serene setting for a city stroll with Fido. A paved tree-lined path and surrounding desert landscape make this area perfect for your daily constitutional with man's best friend. It's best to go early in the morning or at sunset to avoid the heat, but if you're out during the day, be sure to bring a dish so that Fido can get a drink at the water fountains located at each intersection along the trail. See Details
Painted Hills Trail Park Dogs are allowed in Painted Hills Trails Park, provided you keep them on a leash at all times. Make it a practice to always clean up after your dog. Painted Hills Trails Park is open from dawn until dusk, and has trailhead parking for 19 vehicles. The park has approximately 4 miles of trails that are open to all non-motorized trail users See Details
McDonald Park McDonald Park is a pet-friendly attraction in Tuscon, AZ. Fido is welcome to join you on their multi-use paths and inside the dog park. A restroom and picnic tables are also available on site. Fido must stay leashed during your visit unless in the designated off-leash recreation area. See Details
Rattlesnake Bridge Located by Iron Horse Park in Tucson, AZ, is the pet-friendly pedestrian and bicycle Rattlesnake Bridge! Fido can join you in walking over Broadway Boulevard. through the belly of this vast diamondback rattlesnake structure. See Details
Dove Mountain Explore the great outdoors with Fido at the dog-friendly Dog Mountain in Marana, AZ. This large nature preserve has more than 50 miles worth of hiking and biking trails. Trails are well marked and well kept. Dogs must remain leashed at all times. See Details