Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Wilkesboro, NC

There are 5 dog friendly hiking trail within 20 miles of Wilkesboro. 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 Wilkesboro.

Pet Friendly Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area Mount Jefferson is a great place to have a scenic picnic near the summit with your dog. The state park also has a couple of great hiking trails. The Lost Province Trail is 3/4 mile long and is moderate in difficulty. The Rhododendron Trail is just over one-mile long and is strenuous in difficulty. Dogs are allowed but must remain leashed. See Details
Pet Friendly Fern Nature Trail
Fern Nature Trail Fern Nature Trail is an easy, 1.2 mile hike in New River State Park that will take about 45 minutes to complete with Fido. This is a short little hike that takes you through wooded area and hugs close to the New River. If you are up for a longer adventure you can combine this trail with another in the Mount Jefferson State Park. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Summit and Rhododendron Trails Summit and Rhododendron Trails are a moderately easy, 1.4 mile hike in Mount Jefferson State Natural Area that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Visit this trail in early June and you will be surrounded by the splendor of the wildflowers and Catawba rhododendron blooming. The fall color here is also magnificent. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Stone Mountain Summit Trail Stone Mountain Summit Trail is a difficult, 3.6 mile hike in Stone Mountain State Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. Explore the 600 foot dome made of granite, known as Stone Mountain, and the nineteenth century homestead remnants that lie beneath it. Please note that dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Cascade Trail Parking Lot Cascade Trail Parking Lot is pet-friendly. This nature trail leads to a waterfall. The pathway can be found off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. See Details