Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Wethersfield, CT

There are 33 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Wethersfield. 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 Wethersfield.

Pet Friendly Giuffrida Park
Giuffrida Park Giuffrida Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Meriden, CT. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you one of the six trails that range from easy to difficult. Stroll along the reservoir, picturesque meadows, and take in the beauty of your surroundings from the top of Lamentation Mountain and Chauncey Peak. See Details
Pet Friendly Farmington River Trail
Farmington River Trail The Farmington River 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 Farmington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Farmington River 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
Auerfarm State Park Scenic Reserve Bring Fido on a leash to Auerfarm State Park Scenic Reserve, a dog-friendly, 40-acre area in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The park offers great hiking trails. Please keep your pup on a leash no longer than 6 feet in length. See Details
Stratton Brook State Park Trail The Stratton Brook State Park 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 Simsbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Stratton Brook State Park 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
Farmington Canal Linear Park This is a restored section of the Farmington Canal-Lock 12 Historical District. There is a 2.0 mile paved path for running, hiking, or walking with Fido. See Details
Belding Wildlife Management Area The Belding Wildlife Management Area is open to hiking with your dog. There's never a crowd, so it's great to take Fido on a hike in the peaceful outdoors. There's a pond for fishing, and the blazed trails follow rivers that branch from Valley Falls.

Dogs must be leashed.
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Hop River Rails to Trails Another Rails to Trails place to Hike. Off the road parking area, easy to find and well marked. See Details
Hop River State Park Trail The Hop River State Park 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 Bolton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Hop River State Park 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
Gay City State Park Dogs are welcome on the trails and at the picnic areas of Gay City State Park, but are not permitted on any of the beaches on the shores of the Blackledge River. It'll be interesting for you and Fido to imagine the scores of people that used to go about their days at this old mill town in the 18th and 19th century. The mill burned down in 1830 and the town gradually emptied. Over one hundred years later, the whole area was named as a state park and is now a wonderful place for people to wander with their leashed pups on the trails. Gay City State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Farmington Canal State Park Trail Dogs are allowed at Farmington Canal State Park Trail. This historic byway encompasses 5.5 miles of paved pathway to allow bikers and walkers alike to enjoy the scenic route. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the area as long as they are on a leash under six feet in length. The route runs alongside a canal that used to be one of the main ways of bringing goods to the area, until the railroad was built and took over. The park is open from dawn until dusk. See Details
Enders State Forest Enders State Forest in Granby is dog-friendly. This diverse forest spreads out over Granby and across to the nearby Barkamsted area, offering wetlands and waterfalls galore. Fido is welcome to join you in the picnic areas and on the hiking trails of this forest. The forest recreation areas are open from 8 am to sunset every day of the year. See Details
Sessions woods Sessions Woods WMA focuses on conservation education, with facilities to bring school groups, the general public and natural resource professionals from throughout Connecticut and the region to participate in educational programs, demonstrations, and workshops pertaining to wildlife and natural resource management. These facilities include an education center with an exhibit area and a large meeting room, as well as interpretive trails, habitat management demonstration areas, and a backyard wildlife habitat area. Sessions Woods WMA offers conservation education programming that uses the expertise of Wildlife Division and other DEEP natural resource management staff. Staff may also be available, by appointment, to conduct group educational programs at the Center and to give technical assistance and professional advice to visitors on an individual basis. See Details
Rockland Preserve Located in North Madison, Rockland Preserve is an area of rounded, rocky hills, steep gray cliffs, ledges, and lovely wooded areas. Long abandoned ancient roads offer easy access for the walker and hiker. Dogs welcome on leash. See Details
Hop River State Park Trail The Hop River State Park 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 Vernon Rockville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Hop River State Park 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
Vernon Rails-to-Trails The Vernon Rails-to-Trails 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 Vernon Rockville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Vernon Rails-to-Trails. 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
Day Pond State Park Day Pond State Park is home to Day Pond--a stocked pond where you and Fido can spend the day fishing. After fishing, you can enjoy a picnic or hiking in the state park. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times. See Details
Charter Oak Greenway The Charter Oak Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in East Hartford! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Charter Oak Greenway. 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
Charter Oak Greenway The Charter Oak Greenway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Manchester! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Charter Oak Greenway. 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
Brainard Homestead State Park Brainard Homestead State Park offers hiking trails and birding opportunities for you and your pup to enjoy. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail (Windsor Locks Canal Towpath) The Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail (Windsor Locks Canal Towpath) is a multi-use trail preserved from a historic canal towpath that's a great place to walk Fido in Windsor Locks! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail (Windsor Locks Canal Towpath). 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
Bolton Notch State Park Enjoy hiking with your pup at Bolton Notch State Park. The hiking trail is unmarked and begins across from the parking lot. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail (Windsor Locks Canal Towpath) The Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail (Windsor Locks Canal Towpath) is a multi-use trail preserved from a historic canal towpath that's a great place to walk Fido in Suffield! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail (Windsor Locks Canal Towpath). 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
Cockaponset State Forest At Cockaponset State Forest, you and Fido can enjoy fishing and hiking in a beautiful natural environment. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times. See Details
Windsor Town Green Pets love to stroll on-leash with you on this approximately 1-mile hike through a lovely historic neighborhood. See Details