Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Vernon, NJ

There are 27 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Vernon. 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 Vernon.

Pet Friendly Pyramid Mountain Visitors Center
Pyramid Mountain Visitors Center Pyramid Mountain Visitors Center is home to pet-friendly hiking trails to explore. Enjoy a wide range of geological and ecological experiences at the spectacular natural area known as Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area. This area of 1,675 acres offers rugged trails, fields, forests, rock outcroppings, and wetlands. They are open every day of the week from 9:00am to 4:30pm. See Details
Pet Friendly High Mountain Park Preserve
High Mountain Park Preserve High Mountain Park Preserve is pet-friendly. This lovely park is a great place to bring your pet for a hike, offering trails of varying difficulty for different levels of hikers. The park is open every day of the week from 8am to 6pm. See Details
High Point State Park High Point State Park is dog-friendly. This stunning park encapsulates all the beauty that New Jersey has to offer. The view from High Point Monument, the main attraction of the park, is a spectacular panorama of rich farmland and forest. You and your pooch can enjoy the views of soft hills and lush valleys in three states. The blue line of the Delaware River divides the verdant ridges of New Jersey from those of Pennsylvania. High Point offers superb trails for hikers and skiers and quiet spots for campers and anglers. The park is open every day of the week, April 1 through October 31 from 8:00am to 8:00pm and November 1 through March 31 from 8:00am to 4:30pm. See Details
Ramapo State Forest Enjoy the great outdoors with your pet at this beautiful park. They're welcome as long as they remain on-leash. See Details
Orange Heritage Trail The Orange Heritage 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 Monroe! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Orange Heritage 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
Silas Condict County Park Silas Condict County Park is pet-friendly. The centerpiece of the 1,000 acre park is a 7-acre lake. There's plenty to do for all kinds of visitors at this interesting park. Dogs are allowed to join their owners throughout the park, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Norvin Green State Forest Norvin Green State Forest in Ringwood, NJ is dog-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails through woodland forests and rocky vistas. The hills throughout the forest range from 400 to 1,300 feet in elevation, and provide the avid hiker with scenic vistas, including the New York skyline, Burnt Meadow Brook and Lake Sonoma. See Details
Long Pond Ironworks Historic District Long Pond Ironworks Historic District is pet-friendly. Wander the trails with your pooch, leading to the ruins of three furnaces and a number of other unique structures near the New York border in West Milford, New Jersey. There are a number of trails throughout the area, including the Hasenclever Iron Trail. Dogs must be on a leash for the duration of their stay and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Berkshire Valley Management Area Trail The Berkshire Valley Management Area 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 Wharton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Berkshire Valley Management Area 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
Odgen Mine Railroad Path The Odgen Mine Railroad 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 Lake Hopatcong! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Odgen Mine Railroad 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
Appalachian Trail (Dutch Hollow & Harriman State Park) The Appalachian Trail in Dutch Hollow & Harriman State Park is a difficult, 11.15 mile hike that will take about 8.5 hours or overnight to complete with Fido. This is possibly one of the most challenging hikes on the Appalachian Trail, but also the most beautiful. Dogs must remain on a leash, and if you choose to camp you can setup at the Wildcat Shelter, which is 2.1 miles into the hike. See Details
Sterling Ridge to Lake Trail Loop Sterling Ridge to Lake Trail Loop is a moderately easy, 8.25 mile hike that will take about 5.25 hours to complete with Fido. This loop trail climbs to an active fire tower before traversing Sterling Ridge. After taking in the views from the ridge you and Fido can descend to Sterling Lake. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Morris Canal The Morris Canal is a multi-use trail preserved from a historic canal towpath that's a great place to walk Fido in Stanhope! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Morris Canal. 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
Goose Pond Mountain Trail Goose Pond Mountain Trail is an easy, 5.15 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. The trails in this park are unmarked and a compass or GPS unit is a wise thing to bring along. Dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Paulinskill Valley Trail The Paulinskill Valley 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 Lafayette! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Paulinskill Valley 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
Sussex Branch Trail The Sussex Branch 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 Andover! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Sussex Branch 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
Sussex Branch Trail The Sussex Branch 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 Augusta! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Sussex Branch 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
Sussex Branch Trail The Sussex Branch 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 Newton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sussex Branch 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
Orange Heritage Trail The Orange Heritage 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 Goshen! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Orange Heritage 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
Sussex Branch Trail The Sussex Branch 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 Lafayette! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sussex Branch 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
Orange Heritage Trail The Orange Heritage 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 Chester! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Orange Heritage 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
Allamuchy Mountain State Park Allamuchy Mountain State Park is dog-friendly. There are several miles of trails to explore with your pooch along the Musconetcong River, with some of the best trout fishing in the state to boot. Most of the trails crisscross through the forests and marshlands of the park. Dogs must be on a leash for the duration of their visit and all mess should be cleaned up after them. Allamuchy Mountain State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Abram S. Hewitt State Forest Abram S. Hewitt State Forest is dog-friendly. This hiker's haven is not for the faint-hearted. This relatively untouched hemlock and oak forested area has some trails scattered around that can be a little difficult to scramble at times. If Fido is light and doesn't mind being carried for some sections, the view at the top is well worth the effort. A section of the Appalachian Trail also runs through the park. See Details
Hasenclever Iron Trail Hasenclever Iron Trail is a pet-friendly trail for you and your pooch to explore together. The address listed is one end of the trail, the Ringwood Manor, but the whole length of the trail connects Ringwood and Skylands State Parks. Dogs must be on a leash under six-feet and all mess should be cleaned up after them. Access on the trail is limited to daylight hours, usually between 8am and 8pm. See Details