Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Wantage, NJ

There are 21 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Wantage. 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 Wantage.

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 Point State Park
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
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
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
Sunrise Mountain The parking lot at Sunrise Mountain is closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Overnight parking is not permitted at this parking lot.

The crest of Sunrise Mountain is one of the most frequently visited sites in Stokes State Forest. The mountaintop provides a breathtaking view at an elevation of 1,653 feet above sea level. The thin soil and harsh climate characteristic of Sunrise Mountain is a difficult environment in which few plants can survive. Mountain laurel, wild blueberry, pitch pine and scrub oak are among the natural vegetation found throughout the area. The pavilion at the summit was built in the late 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The Appalachian Trail runs along the ridge.

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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
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
Cedar Swamp Trail The Cedar Swamp Trail is pet-friendly. You can enjoy this one and a half mile loop around a bog within High Point State Park. The swamps views are well worth a visit, especially as you can jump on a section of the AT while you're there. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pooches leave behind to preserve the cleanliness of the park. See Details
Ringwood Manor Ringwood Manor is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch for a day out on the many trails that wind around the property. It was the site of an ironworks and home to a number of well-known ironmasters from the 1740s to the late 19th century. They are open Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 3pm. See Details
Hamburg Mountain Wildlife Management Area The Hamburg Mountain Wildlife Management Area 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 Ogdensburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Hamburg Mountain Wildlife Management Area. 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