Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Ontario

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

Pet Friendly Bruce Pit
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
Pet Friendly Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Dundas Valley Conservation Area Dundas Valley Conservation Area in Hamilton, ON is dog-friendly. Located on the Niagara Escarpment, this 40-kilometre trail system provides a connection to the Bruce Trail. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on the trail, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
Eramosa Karst Conservation Area Eramosa Karst Conservation Area in Hamilton, ON is dog-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this unique natural area filled with underground caves and streams, meadows and forests. This natural gems is a great location for hiking and appreciating nature. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess to preserve the cleanliness of the area. 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
Arrowhead Provincial Park Dog-friendly Arrowhead Provincial Park is a beautiful day use and camping area in Huntsville, ON. The park provides access to Arrowhead and Mayflower Lake, three sandy beach areas, campsites, hiking trails, a waterfall & equipment rentals. Open year round, the park is a popular place to hike, mountain bike, paddleboard, snowshoe and cross-country ski. See Details
Etobicoke Valley Dog Park Etobicoke Valley Dog Park is a pet recreation area located along a creek in Mississauga. The park features 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
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
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
Rock Point Provincial Park Rock Point Provincial Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Dunnville, ON that features a hiking trail and sandy beach for you and Fido to explore. Pups are welcome but must be leashed and cleaned up after. See Details
Mushroom and Wild Edibles Walk Fido can join you for a dog-friendly Mushroom and Wild Edibles Walk in Kingston, Ontario. The walk is a comfortable four hours on beautiful property, and your dog is welcome to be off leash! There is also a spot for swimming. This hike is hosted by an expert so you're safe to take home all your findings and cook a fabulous meal. See Details
Windsor Park Windsor Park is a pet-friendly park in Ottawa, ON. Bring Fido with you for a leisurely stroll on the paved pathways that weave through open fields and wooded areas. Well-behaved dogs under voice control can be off leash on the trail along the river, between Windsor Ave and Billings Bridge. Please remember to clean up after your pet. 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
Bronte Creek Provincial Park Bronte Creek Provincial Park is a dog-friendly park and trail in Oakville, ON. It offers acres of beautiful off-leash woodland walking trails, with river access. Washrooms and water for dogs is available in the Spring, Summer, Fall. The park is accessed from the campground side at Bronte Road and Upper Middle Road. See Details
Landon Bay Centre Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Landon Bay Centre in Gananoque, Ontario. This 225-acre park is made up of old growth forest, ancient granite outcroppings, open meadows, marshlands, a creek, and a high cliff with views across Thousand Islands. Ornithologists will be pleased to discover the ospreys that call the area their home. You can explore the varied countryside of the park on the Donevan Trail, which has the best views of the cliffs. There are a number of other pet-friendly trails that weave around the area too, varying in difficulty and enjoyment. See Details
Rock Dunder Rock Dunder is a pet-friendly nature reserve that spans 230 acres of Ontario countryside. Located in the park are three different trails you can explore with your pooch: the Cabin Trail is a mile long hike next to beaver pond, through mixed forest and a white pine plantation; the Morton Bay Loop leads to outlooks over Morton Bay; and the Summit Loop is a longer hike that runs alongside Dean's Island through a variety of forest, offering views of rocky cliffs. See Details
Eldred King Woodlands Eldred King Woodlands has beautiful extensive woodland trails where leashed dogs can enjoy the forest trails. See Details
Pukaskwa National Park Pukaskwa National Park is a dog-friendly park in Heron Bay, ON. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the hiking trails. The White River Suspension Bridge Trail is well worth the effort, but it requires a full day and it is rated difficult. The 18 km trail leads to a suspension bridge over Chigamiwinigum Falls. See Details
Thousand Islands National Park-Jones Creek Trails Jones Creek Trails at Thousand Islands National Park are pet-friendly. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the varied trails around the area, varying in difficulty from an easy 20-minute walk to a moderate 2-hour hike, leading to scenic lookouts, rugged rock faces, and towering pine trees. Make sure you keep your pooch on a leash for the duration of their visit. See Details
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park is a dog-friendly park in Leamington, ON. Leashed dogs are welcome in the visitor center as well as on trails, beaches, and the shuttle. The Marsh Boardwalk includes an observation tower with telescopes and the DeLaurier Homestead & Trail features a historic house and barn. Additional trails traverse through the forest and the Shuster Trail leads to the beach. See Details
Rouge National Urban Park Rouge National Urban Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Toronto, ON. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on one of the many trails that range from easy to difficult. Use caution as there are limited amenities in the park and bears and coyotes are frequently sighted. See Details