Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Canada

If your dog likes to ruff it, bring Fido hiking in Canada. Our dog friendly hiking section includes everything from easy one-hour walks to fantastic overnight trips in Canada that won’t be soon forgotten. Seriously, go take a hike!

Pet Friendly Eldred King Woodlands
Eldred King Woodlands Eldred King Woodlands has beautiful extensive woodland trails where leashed dogs can enjoy the forest trails. See Details
Pet Friendly Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Bronte Creek Provincial Park Acres of beautiful off-leash woodland walking trails, with river access. Washrooms in spring/summer/fall and water bowls for dogs. Accessed from the campground side at Bronte Road/Upper Middle. See Details
Bruce Pit Bruce Pit is a free off leash trail/park for all dogs. Great spot for a walk in the park with spot. See Details
Au Diable Vert Over 320 acres of mountainous land awaits you and your dogs with 14km of well-marked trails. Our alpine field provides a place to run and play or simply to enjoy the breathtaking view. Whether you want a quick jaunt though an easy flowing path or a more challenging route that winds its way through the mountain forest and over mountain brooks, there is a trail for you here. Also offered is access to the river, various outdoor activities and one of a kind lodging. Open year round, everyday. See Details
Parc Doncaster Nice Hiking trails. Dogs must be on leashe. See Details
Bois de Belle-Riviere Bois de Belle-Riviere features trails, space for horseback riding, swimming and fishing. See Details
Bruce Trail A hiking trail (more than 890 km of main trail and more than 400 km of side trails) from Queenston, Ontario to Tobermory, Ontario. Much of the trail follows the Niagara Escarpment. The trail has beautiful scenery, woodlands, meadows, waterfalls, and historical features. It passes through some urban areas and there are places of incredible peace. Many places to walk with your dog. See Details
Tudhope Park Great dog friendly waterfront park with miles of paved walking trails and acres of bush to explore. Some great sandy shore areas for the dogs to swim. Trails are cleared in the winter. The city even supplies poop bags. See Details
Banff National Park With magnificent views and nearly 950 miles (1500 km) of trails along with valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, meadows and rivers, Banff National Park has plenty of areas for you to explore with Fido. Dogs are welcome on many of the trails, but not all. Just remember that dogs must be leashed at all times, no matter where in the park you are, and it is imperative to the health of wildlife that you clean up after your pup. See Details
ThreeDog Winery ThreeDog Winery is a dog friendly winery, where you enjoy a glass of wine, and take your friend for a walk on the 100 acre estate. See Details
Brandon Hills Wildlife Conservation Area Brandon Hills Wildlife Conservation Area is located just off of Highway 10, south of the city of Brandon. Turn off of Hwy 10 onto High Country Rd. The road is located right next to an old antique shoppe called Carriage Antiques. Drive about 2 km east then turn right, heading south, when you reach the dead end. Keep driving south till you see a large sign on your left that says "Brandon Hills Wildlife Conservation Area." There is about 7.5km of trail you can explore with your dog on or off the leash. There are three loops to the trail. If you feel like you can't walk for 2-3 hours, take one of the shorter loops which is less distance and less time. Depending what time of the year, you can almost always see some kind of wildlife such as deer, grouse, moose and occasionally even a black bear. Mostly squirrels and birds. If you wander out with your dog in the spring/early summer, bring lots of repellent for ticks and mosquitoes. See Details
Botanical Beach Botanical Beach is a sightseeing marine destination located on the west coast if Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew. Dogs are allowed but must be kept on leash... black bear and cougar may be present See Details
Commons Leash Free Dog Walk Commons Leash Free Dog Walk is a large open space where Fido can play off-leash. The area is not fenced-in, so dog owners will need to have complete voice control of their dog before allowing them off the leash. Commons Leash Free Dog Walk is located across the street from Fort George and behind the Shaw Festival Theatre. Parking is available at the end of Mary Street, on John Street or at the Veterans Memorial Park Pool at the end of Centre Street. See Details
ElderDog Canada Travellers and their canine companions are welcome to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the home of ElderDog Canada close to Lunenburg and Rose Bay in Nova Scotia?s picturesque Lunenburg County. Walk trails through field and forest, swim in the sheltered cove, have a picnic by the shore. No fee. Donations to ElderDog Canada appreciated. **Day visits only. No washroom facilities. Please call ahead: 1-855-336-4226** See Details
Mama Bears Trail of Tears A beautiful forest trail maintained by the Cumberland Forest Society and popular with local dog owners. Located off Comox Lake Road in the Cumberland Community Forest. See Details
Spirit Sands Spirit Sands provides endless hours of beautiful scenery as you trek through a small prairie desert filled with giant sand dunes. Unfortunately, most of this trail is a fragile ecosystem that requires your dog to be on a leash. Trail system requires a good day to explore in it's entirety. Don't forget to see the Devils Punch bowl! See Details
Muskoseepi Park Walk through the wilderness setting of Bear Creek Valley, explore the past in the Grande Prairie Museum, enjoy a family picnic or just relax in this all-season park. Dogs must remain leashed. See Details
Canyon Saint-Anne Astonishing! Enter a spectacular and vertiginous canyon grooved by the force of the imposing Sainte-Anne falls (74m high) in the 900 million-years-old rock of the Canadian Shield. Imagine a spectacular forest full of rainbows. An easy family ecotourism activity, secure footpaths for everyone allow the exploration of this sanctuary preserved in its original state. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Courtenay Air Park A wheel chair accessible paved path that parallels the water. Popular with dog walkers, strollers, and runners (Please note that leashes are mandatory on this trail). See Details
Jackie Parker Park Jackie Parker Park is a large open space where Fido can romp off-leash. The Park is best for walking, ball throwing, and playing with multiple dogs. Jackie Parker features granular and natural paths, access to water, partial lighting, and snow removal in certain sections. The Park is not fenced. Dogs must be cleaned up after and licensed. Owners should have voice control of their pet and have a leash on hand. Jackie Parker Park is open daily from 5am to 11pm. See Details
Mount Royal Park Mount Royal Park is dog-friendly. This popular trail lies in the center of Montreal, making it the perfect nature escape from city life. The trail stretches for miles around the area, giving you and your pooch plenty to explore. Dogs must be on leash at all times, and owners must pick up after their pet. The park is open all day, every day. See Details
Waterton Lakes National Park At Waterton Lakes National Park, you and your pup will find breathtaking waterfalls, clear lakes, beautiful streams, and stunning mountain vistas along with diverse wildlife and flora. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and it is imperative to the health of the wildlife that you clean up after your pup. See Details
Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier is pet-friendly. This park is host to one of the most beautiful glacial valleys in Québec, the spectacular Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier. Leashed dogs are allowed on five summer trails: La Tourbière, L'Éperon, L'Aperçu, Les Coulées, and La Rivière-Sautauriski. You and your pooch can extend your stay at one the three campgrounds and enjoy a picnic together. Dogs are not permitted in downriver paddling activities. See Details
Echo Dale Regional Park Echo Dale Regional Park offers a wide range of activities to keep you and your pup happy during a day in the great outdoors. From a historic farm site to a swimming lake, boat lake, picnic area, and trails, there is a lot for you and Fido to explore. While dogs are not permitted in the sand and water of the swimming lake, they are welcome to cool off with a splash in the boating lake. The boating lake is also stocked with rainbow trout for those who enjoy fishing. Fido must be on a leash in most areas throughout the park. See Details