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Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Union, SC

There are 4 dog-friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Union. 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 Union.

Pet Friendly Croft State Park
Croft State Park Once an army training base, pet-friendly Croft State Park covers more than 7,000 acres of rolling, wooded terrain just a few miles from downtown Spartanburg, SC. The recreation space offers 12 miles of biking and hiking trails, a playground, picnicking and camping, as well as fishing and boating in one of two lakes. Well-behaved dogs are allowed but must remain on a leash no longer than six feet and be cleaned up after. See Details
Pet Friendly Cottonwood Trail
Cottonwood Trail The Cottonwood Trail is dog friendly and part of the Edwin M. Griffin Nature preserve, located minutes from downtown Spartanburg, SC. The property protects a 1.5 mile stretch of Lawson’s Fork Creek and several feeder streams. Over 5 miles of trails offer runners, naturalists, and dog walkers a break from city traffic. It provides a place for citizens to run, walk, kayak, canoe, and to enjoy other recreational outings. This urban greenspace has many unique and outstanding features including several wetlands, open spaces, geological formations, and offers habitat for deer, wild turkey, fox, numerous birds and reptiles, wildflowers, and trees. Pets must remain on a leash and under owner's control. See Details
Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail (Palmetto Trail) The Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail (Palmetto 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 Spartanburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail (Palmetto 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 See Details
Peter’s Creek Heritage Preserve Peter’s Creek Heritage Preserve is a dog-friendly hiking trail in Spartanburg, SC. Please ensure that Fido stays leashed during your walk. This path is a 3.6 mile loop. Make sure that your pup doesn't mind getting a little wet, as there are a few stream crossings required on this path. The main trail ends at Martin's Mill Dam, which is over 100 years old, a great photo opportunity for you and your furry friend! See Details