Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Walden, NY

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Walden, and 31 more nearby. 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 Walden.

Pet Friendly Shawangunk, Walden and Wallkill Rail Trail
Shawangunk, Walden and Wallkill Rail Trail The Shawangunk, Walden, and Wallkill 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 Walden! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Shawangunk, Walden, and Wallkill 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
Pet Friendly Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Kerhonkson, NY, is dog-friendly! Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners as they explore the area, which is situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain ridge, and features numerous waterfalls, crystalline sky lakes, dense forests, sheer cliffs, streams, and fifty miles of footpaths. Dogs are not allowed in buildings, camping, picnic or bathing areas or on walkways. They are not permitted on the cross-country ski trails when they are groomed and open for cross-country skiing only. Minnewaska State Park Preserve's hours vary seasonally, so dog owners should call ahead or check its website before planning their outing. See Details
Walkway Over the Hudson The Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie, NY, 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 dog-friendly "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Poughkeepsie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Walkway Over the Hudson. 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
Cornish Estate Trail The dog-friendly Cornish Estate Trail in Cold Spring, NY, is a somewhat easy, 4.5 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. Hike by remnants of old buildings and the beautiful Hudson River. Dogs remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not permitted in picnic areas. See Details
Shaupeneak Ridge Trail Shaupeneak Ridge Trail in Ulster Park, NY, is a moderately easy, 5 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This dog-friendly hike will provide you with beautiful scenery from the Marlboro Mountains, and the chance to hike by a wetland pond and waterfall. Leash regulations apply. See Details
Castle Rock and Sugarloaf Hill Trail Castle Rock and Sugarloaf Hill Trail is a moderately easy, 6.65 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Let your mind travel back in time to the late 1800s as you marvel at the private mansion that has over 34 rooms and four interior chimneys. The area around the mansion is private, so stick to the trail. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Storm King State Park Storm King State Park has a somewhat difficult, 3.5 mile hike that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. Although the trail skips Butter Hill and Storm King Mountain, it does offer wonderful views of the Hudson River, Bannerman Island, Cold Spring, and Constitution Marsh and is also more lightly traveled. Dogs are not permitted in picnic areas and must be leashed. See Details
Island Pond Loop Trail Island Pond Loop Trail is a moderately easy, 3 mile hike that will take about 3.75 hours to complete with Fido. This easily accessible trail offers scenic views along with places for Fido to take a swim. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Blue Mountain Reservation Blue Mountain Reservation is a 1,500-acre park in the northwest section of Westchester County in Peekskill, offering more than 20 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking. They have a moderately easy, 3.5 mile hike that takes about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This dog-friendly trail will lead you to two ponds and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Due to the heavy population of mountain bikers, Fido will need to be leashed. See Details
Hudson Valley Rail-Trail The Hudson Valley 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 Highland! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Hudson Valley 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
Black Rock Forest Trail Black Rock Forest Trail is a moderately easy, 6.25 mile hike in Black Rock Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. Hikers and dogs of all levels can enjoy a piece of nature at this beautiful park. This trail will take you to an area of the park that offers a little more solitude and water for Fido to play in. Dogs must be kept on a leash and under control while in the park. See Details
Mohonk Preserve Trail Mohonk Preserve Trail is a somewhat difficult 7.5-mile hike in Mohonk Preserve that will take about 4.5 hours to complete with Fido. This lovely nature reserve is a private not-for-profit haven for tourists, rock climbers, and hikers to enjoy. Leash regulations apply. Membership is required. See Details
Bull Hill Trail Bull Hill Trail is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed dog on this popular hike in Cold Spring, New York. The winding pathway leads up Bull Hill, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Hudson River from the top. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Breakneck Mountain Trailhead Breakneck Mountain Trailhead is pet-friendly. Located in the Hudson Highlands State Park, this fabulous trail leads through woodland over a rocky path to exceptional Hudson River lookouts at viewing points along the trail. The trail is rated as difficult as scrambling might be involved and is just over 2.5 miles in length. This part of New York can be accessed via public transport from the Big Apple. See Details
Black Mountain Via Silver Mine Lake Loop Black Mountain Via Silver Mine Lake Loop is a moderately easy, 6.5 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. Located in Stony Point, NY, this trail will have you exploring Silvermine Lake and the peaks of Black Mountain. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Manitou Point Preserve Trail Manitou Point Preserve Trail is an easy, 3 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 1.75 hours to complete with Fido. This is an easy trail that affords some of the best scenic views of the Hudson Valley. Your dog will need to be leashed. 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
Anthony's Nose Anthony's Nose is a pet-friendly hike in New York. If your dog isn’t used to climbing stairs, you may not want to pick this nose. This rocky ramble in the Hudson Highlands has a “pawfect” payoff at the top, offering epic views of the Hudson River. Start your journey on a stretch of the A.T., before veering off to the much talked-about snout. When your sniffer reaches the big sniffer, snap a picture next to the Star-Spangled Banner with Bear Mountain Bridge in the background. This moderate 2.6 mile hike takes around 2.5 hours to complete. See Details
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt is pet-friendly. Franklin, Eleanor, Frederick and Louise shared their homes with various dogs over the years. You can help continue the tradition by bringing yours to the grounds on a leash. This site preserves the Springwood estate in Hyde Park, which was the birthplace, lifelong home, and burial place of the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt. See Details
Fishkill Ridge Trail Fishkill Ridge Trail is a somewhat difficult, 5 mile hike in Clarence Fahnestock State Park that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail offers you and your pup difficult climbs and descents as well as magnificent views of the river and bridge. If you are headed out during hunting season be sure to wear orange. Dogs must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet and are not allowed in public areas. Be sure to let Fido take a good drink as the only water is at the beginning and end of this trail. See Details
Black Creek Forest Trail Black Creek Forest Trail is a somewhat easy, 1.5 mile hike in Scenic Hudson that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. Black Creek gets its unique color from the tannic acids in the many hemlock trees in the preserve. While exploring this trail you will need to keep your dog leashed. See Details
Rainbow Falls Trail Rainbow Falls Trail is a somewhat difficult, 7 mile hike in Minnewaska State Park Preserve that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This stunning hike is one of the best in Minnewaska State Park Preserve and offers some tricky terrain and views of a 100-foot waterfall. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Camp Smith Trail Camp Smith Trail is a somewhat difficult, 3.5 mile hike in Hudson Highlands State Park that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. This trail in the southern part of the park borders the Camp Smith Military Reservation. Dogs are not allowed in the public use areas and must remain on a leash no longer than 10 feet. See Details
Depew Park Your dog is sure to make friends at this popular Peekskill public park full of beautiful walking trails and wildlife. See Details