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 Mount Royal Park
Mount Royal Park Mount Royal Park in Montreal is dog-friendly. The park features a popular trail that's a 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Signal Hill National Historic Site
Signal Hill National Historic Site Signal Hill National Historic Site is pet-friendly. This St. John's landmark is a great place for a hike with your pooch. The highlight of this great overlook on the coast is a bronze statue of a Newfoundland next to a Labrador, commemorating the breeds’ first home. Dogs are welcome if they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. Signal Hill is open every day of the week from 10am to 6pm. 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
Fifty Point Conservation Area Fifty Point Conservation Area is a dog-friendly attraction in Hamilton, ON. Situated on Lake Ontario, leashed pets are welcome to accompany you on a family picnic or hike around the trail loop at this popular scenic spot. Please note that pets are not permitted at Fifty Point Beach. 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
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
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
Bois de Belle-Riviere Bois de Belle-Riviere features trails, space for horseback riding, swimming and fishing. See Details
Pacific Spirit Regional Park Pacific Spirit Regional Park is pet-friendly. This popular park attracts walkers, runners and joggers of all levels to enjoy the 30 miles of trails. Dogs on leash are allowed on the trails, except for beaches or locations where a sign is posted. There is also an off-leash area in this park. Pacific Spirit Regional Park is open every day of the week from 7am until 10pm. 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
Parc de la Promenade-Bellerive Parc de la Promenade-Bellerive is pet-friendly. This is the perfect place for you and your pup to escape city life. There is a path that you can walk along the river, as well as a number of small beaches. In the summer, it is host to social activities and outdoor shows. Dogs must be leashed while enjoying this Montreal spot. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Bois de Liesse You might forget you're in the city at this woodsy gem in Montreal. With its many trails, beautiful stream and some interactive activities, it's the perfect spot for hiking, cycling, tobogganing, skiing and snowshoeing. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Shubie Park Shubie Park is a pet-friendly park in Dartmouth. This urban park has a lake on either side and is a great place to explore with your leashed pooch. There are canals, trails and benches throughout the park, but the highlight is an off-leash area. The space is not fenced, so keep an eye on your pup and don't let them wander too far away. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Nature Park Saint-Lazare's Les Forestiers Outdoor enthusiasts can walk the trails of the Nature Park, while following public health guidelines.
The main building is open for its toilet facilities. Dogs are allowed on a leash at all times in the trails, but not on the main site. No bikes allowed at the park.
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Parc Doncaster Nice Hiking trails. Dogs must be on leashe. See Details
Etobicoke Valley Dog Park Etobicoke Valley Dog Park is a pet recreation area located along a creek. The park is home to multiple places for dogs to swim and a path that runs along the creek through a forested area. There's also a large open area for dogs to run as well. The park is not fully fenced, so only dogs who answer to recall should be allowed off-leash. Clean up any mess left behind to preserve the cleanliness of the natural area and habitat of other animals who live there. 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
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency Montmorency Falls, a stunning 272 feet waterfall, is pet-friendly. Located just 15 minutes away from Old Quebec, there are a number of ways to view the falls for every age and ability, including a paved walking trail with a viewing platform and a suspension bridge. Dogs are allowed in authorized areas and must be on a leash that is at least 3 meters long at all times. Dog-owners must pick up after pets. Dogs exhibiting aggressive behavior or who are otherwise disturbing other visitors may be asked to leave. Although access to the park is free, parking fees do vary. Montmorency Falls can be accessed Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday to Sunday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Spencer Gorge Wilderness Area Spencer Gorge Wilderness Area is pet-friendly. This is a reservations only natural area, so don't forget to book a spot before turning up with your pup. Overlooking the former town of Dundas, the Spencer Gorge Natural Area is made up of a southern-facing section of the Niagara Escarpment. Enjoy a walk alongside Spencer Creek and Logie’s Creek, both of which flow through this area. Spencer Gorge is the central feature of this area, a y-shaped gorge that has been weathered by a waterfall over time. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Parc Saint-René Parc Saint-René is pet-friendly. This public park welcomes leashed dogs to explore with their owners. You can even enjoy wandering without the constraints off the leash if your pooch has good recall. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to 12am. See Details
Bruce Peninsula National Park Bruce Peninsula National Park is pet-friendly. All of Canada's National Parks allow dogs in picnic areas, at campsites and on any trails. The park is made up of dramatic cliffs that rise from the turquoise waters of Georgian Bay. You and your pup might spot a black bear roaming through the forests or rare reptiles on the rocks in the park. Ancient cedar trees can be seen on the cliffs and orchids and ferns take root all over. See Details
Fundy National Park Fundy National Park is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome in picnic areas, at campsites and on any trails around the park. This park stands out for being home to the world’s highest tides, pristine forests, and deluxe campgrounds. You can paddle in a kayak as the waters rise up or walk on the sea floor at low tide. Leashed pups can join their owners, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Gros Morne National Park Gros Morne National Park is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome on a leash in picnic areas, at campsites and on any trails. Soaring fjords and big mountains dominate the landscape at this picturesque park. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You and your pooch can wander coastal pathways and beaches. You can also hike to alpine highlands where Arctic hare live out their days. See Details
Cape Breton Highlands National Park Cape Breton Highlands National Park is pet-friendly. All of Canada's National Parks allow dogs in picnic areas, at campsites and on any trails. One of Canada’s most enchanting places, the world-famous Cabot Trail winds through this giant national park. On the trail and beyond, you'll notice forested river canyons carved into the ancient plateau, surrounded by cliffs. Keep your eyes open for moose and bald eagles. Dogs are welcome on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details