Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Illinois

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

Pet Friendly Shawnee National Forest in Harrisburg, IL
The Shawnee National Forest covers more than 270,000 acres in parts of ten counties in southern Illinois. The National Forest Service and Illinois Department of Natural Resources maintain dozens of natural areas for recreational use and several wilderness areas. From the 90 foot Pomona Natural Bridge to the remains of a Mississippian Native American village at Millstone Bluff, there are hundreds of miles of hiking trails to choose from. Trails range in length from the 150+ mile River to River Trail that runs between Battery Rock on the Ohio River and Devil's Backbone on the Mississippi River, to the easy one-fourth mile Observation Trail at Garden of the Gods. Dogs must be leashed at all times.
Pet Friendly Beck Lake Dog Park in Des Plaines, IL
This massive, 44-acre fenced dog park includes wide open fields, trails, drinking fountains, training enclosures, and even a swimming pond.
Pet Friendly Valley Line Trail (Skokie Line Trail) in Chicago, IL
The Valley Line Trail (Skokie Line 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 Chicago! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Valley Line Trail (Skokie Line 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6235277">TrailLink.com</a>.
Pet Friendly Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve in Dundee, IL
Pets have a blast playing off-leash in the fenced dog parks at this forest preserve. Includes 5 acres of grassy spaces and wooded paths.
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