Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Maryland

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

Pet Friendly Great Falls: Billy Goat Trail
Great Falls: Billy Goat Trail Pets are welcome to join you on-leash as you stroll through sections B & C of this lovely park which features waterfalls and rapids. See Details
Pet Friendly Cromwell Valley Park
Cromwell Valley Park This 380-acre park is a stream valley park comprised of pasture, cultivated gardens, open fields, woods, hedgerows, orchards and wooded piedmont hills. The diversity of this habitat makes it an excellent area for wildlife (such as the Red-tailed hawks, Great Horned owls, rabbits, deer mice, white-tailed deer, and red fox) which you can view on any of the seven pet-friendly hiking trails in the park. Please note that dogs must be kept on a leash at all times, in all areas of the park. See Details
Northside Park North Side Park is a beautiful park with walking trails throughout the park. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Double Rock Park Leashed pets are welcome to join their humans as they enjoy this park. See Details
Lake Roland Park Local dog owners love this large wilderness park, which includes a beautiful lake and plenty of walking paths. See Details
Cylburn Arboretum If you love your flowers & gardens and you love Fido, this is the place for you. Cylburn Arboretum has 207 acres of walking trails, grass pastures, many gardens, a mini museum, and a greenhouse. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the arboretum. Humans must clean up after their canine companions. See Details
Patuxent Branch Trail The Patuxent Branch 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 Columbia! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Patuxent Branch 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
Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park The Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park 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 Catonsville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park. 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
Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park The Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park 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 Ellicott City! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park. 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
Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Park The Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Park 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 Annapolis! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Park. 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
Rock Creek Trail The Rock Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Silver Spring! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Rock Creek 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
Sligo Creek Trail The Sligo Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Silver Spring! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Sligo Creek 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
Jones Falls Trail The Jones Falls 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 Baltimore! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Jones Falls 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
Indian Head Rail Trail The Indian Head Rail 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 Indian Head! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Indian Head Rail 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
North Bethesda Trail The North Bethesda 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 Bethesda! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the North Bethesda 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
Lake Artemesia Trail The Lake Artemesia Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in College Park! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lake Artemesia 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
Savage Mill Trail The Savage Mill 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 Jessup! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Savage Mill 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
Rock Creek Trail The Rock Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Rockville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Rock Creek 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
Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis (WB&A) Trail - PG County The Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis (WB&A) Trail - PG County 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 Bowie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis (WB&A) Trail - PG County. 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
Hashawha Environmental Center About 380 acres of multiple trails for hikers & leashed fidos alike. See Details
Druid Hill Park This large park surrounds the beautiful Druid Hill reservoir and also contains the Maryland zoo. There's loads of space for you and your pet to explore. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Trolley Line #9 The Trolley Line #9 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 Ellicott City! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Trolley Line #9. 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
Northwest Branch Trail The Northwest Branch Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Silver Spring! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Northwest Branch 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
BWI Trail The BWI Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Glen Burnie! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the BWI 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