Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Oregon

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

Pet Friendly Devils Punchbowl Trail
Devils Punchbowl Trail Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area is an out and back pet-friendly trail in Newport, OR. Most hikers will find this interesting pathway an easy hike. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. The highlight of the trail is the interesting collapsed cave at the end, the Punchbowl, where water gathers and churns during high tide. See Details
Pet Friendly Smith Rock State Park
Smith Rock State Park Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne, OR is dog friendly! Fido can explore its 650 acres, but must be on a leash no longer than six feet at all times, and owners must clean up after their pet. Clean-up bags and a garbage can are located right before the bridge. Climbers and slackliners bringing dogs to a route or line must follow special rules, which can be found on Smith Rock's official website. See Details
Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy seaside prairies, spectacular vistas, secluded cove beaches, rugged cliffs, and forested sea stacks in Brookings, OR.. The Corridor features a somewhat easy, twelve-mile trail that takes about seven hours to complete with Fido. Pets must be leashed during their visit. Dog owners can start out from the trailhead at the north end of the picnic area and head down the paved path past the pit toilets. Those wanting to continue their trek should ignore the trail that goes left to the beach and keep going straight through a bit of brush before opening up to a nice trail on the other side. See Details
Oregon Garden Oregon Garden is a pet-friendly place in Silverton, OR. It contains a special space for Fido that educates visiting dogs and their owners on what local plants can be harmful and helpful to the canine community. Don't forget to snap a picture next to the statue of Bobbie the Wonder Dog, the amazing pooch who traveled more than 2,500 miles to be reunited with his owners in Silverton. There is an admission price and the garden is open daily. See Details
Sahalie & Koosah Falls Trail Enjoy the breathtaking wonder of two waterfalls as you hike along the dog-friendly loop trail that connects the Sahalie and Koosah Falls in McKenzie Bridge, OR. Created by ancient lava flows, these stunning waterfalls and the beauty of the surrounding nature provide the makings of a perfect day in the great outdoors with your furry best friend. Just keep your pup leashed on the trails. See Details
Sandy River Delta Park Sandy River Delta Park is a pet-friendly place in Troutdale, OR. The trail system consists of a thousand acres of off-leash trails that lead to the Sandy River where your dog can wade or swim. Walk or hike for hours. It can be muddy at times due to Portland's frequent rain. Take I-84 to exit 18, follow the road and cut back under 84, stay straight instead of getting on the on ramp and you will be in doggy heaven! Dogs must remain leashed on Confluence Trail. See Details
Proxy Falls Trail Located in the Three Sisters Wildnerness area of Williamette National Forest, Proxy Falls Trail offers amazing views of open lava fields and dense forests. This one-way, dog-friendly loop trail brings hikers past the 226 foot veil waterfall that is Proxy Falls. Leashed pets are welcome to join you as you take in the breathtaking scenery along the hiking trail. From McKenzie Bridge, OR, travel east on Highway 126 to Highway 242. Travel east on Highway 242 for 9 miles to Proxy Falls Trailhead. See Details
Peavy Arboretum A popular gateway to the McDonald Forest, Peavy Arboretum in Corvallis, OR is dog friendly The Arboretum provides a variety of outdoor recreation and educational opportunities. Dogs are welcome on the trails as long as they are under vocal command or on-leash. Dog owners must clean up after their pets. See Details
William M. Tugman State Park Situated on Eel Lake in Lakeside, OR, the William M. Tugman State Park is a fantastic destination for a day outdoors with your pooch. The lake is perfect for fishing, swimming, canoeing, boating, and sailing. If you'd rather hike, there is a dog-friendly trail around the south end of the lake that will take you away from the developed area of the park so you can get even closer to the beauty of nature without distractions. Just ensure Fido is leashed while in the park. See Details
L.L. Stub Stewart State Park Located 30 miles west of Portland is L.L. Stub Stewart State Park where boundless hiking opportunities await you and Fido. Situated in Buxton, OR, this woodland park features rolling hills and over 25 miles of trails which are suited to any skill level. For a leisurely pace on gentle terrain, opt to follow Banks-Vernonia State Trail which is completely paved and passes through the park. Trails at Stub Stewart State Park are multi-use and frequented by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. Dogs must remain leashed at the park with the exception of Hilltop Day Use Area which is fenced. With 1,800 acres to explore, stay a weekend and book into one of five dog-friendly cabins at Mountain Dale Cabin Village. See Details
Wildwood Trail in Forest Park The Wildwood Trail in Forest Park is a pet-friendly hike in Portland, OR. It's a moderately easy, 30-mile trek that will take about 2 days to complete with Fido. Take a retreat to this wilderness hike that is within Portland city limits. Using road crossings as a turnaround point can shorten the trail. Please note that dogs must be on leash. See Details
Tamanawas Falls Trail Tamanawas Falls Trail, in Mount Hood, OR, is a wonderful pet-friendly hike no matter the time of year. Located in the Mt. Hood National Forest, this snowy 3.5-mile loop takes in Tamanawas Falls, where the water forms a broad curtain from the Cold Spring Creek that pours over a lava cliff near the eastern base of Mount Hood. Parking is limited and can be unsafe in extreme weather, so be careful if you decide to visit during the winter months. See Details
Crater Lake National Park Check out the dog-friendly Crater Lake National Park in Crater Lake, OR. Leashed pets are allowed on The Godfrey Glen Trail, Lady of the Woods Trail, Grayback Drive, the famous Pacific Crest Trail and the paved promenade at Rim Village. The leash should be six feet or less. See Details
Tryon Creek State Natural Area Tryon Creek State Natural Area is a pet-friendly hike in Portland, OR. It's a nice and easy, 3.8-mile path that takes about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is heavily trafficked and allows bikers and horses, but it is a quick escape from Portland. Please note that dogs must be on leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Multnomah Falls Travel to the breathtaking Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, OR, to enjoy the splendor of cool water cascading 611 feet to the base of the falls. The dog-friendly trail offers easy access to the base of the falls from the parking area, or hike up the paved trail to Benson Bridge for a closer view of the water. Your pup is welcome to enjoy this hike as long as he remains leashed on the trail. See Details
Battle Rock Park Leashed dogs can explore Battle Rock Park in Port Orford, OR. Visit the area where a historic battle took place, hike to the top of the Rock, and romp on Battle Rock Beach. A city-maintained Visitor Center and restroom are both on the property. Dogs must be cleaned up after during their visit to Battle Rock Park. See Details
Ramona Falls Trail Ramona Falls Trail is a pet-friendly hike in Rhododendron, OR. It's an easy, 7.2-mile trek that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. On your way to Ramona Falls you will be walking on the mudflows of Mount Hood's 1781 eruption. Please note that Northwest Forest Pass required. See Details
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden is a dog-friendly attraction in Portland, OR. Leashed dogs are welcome at this lovely botanical garden and park. Your dog will love all the new smells and watching the ducks. Discover unique plants, birds, and inspiring vistas. See Details
Deschutes River Trail Deschutes River Trail is a pet-friendly path in Bend, OR. It's an easy, 8.5-mile hike in Deschutes National Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. Set out on the Benham Falls trail and go 0.7 mile to Benham Falls. Another 0.2 mile past the Falls you will connect with the Deschutes River Trail. Please note that dogs must be on leash. See Details
Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Bring Fido to enjoy the beauty of the pet-friendly Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area in Reedsport, OR. Take advantage of the OHV riding opportunities, hiking, wildlife viewing, camping, picnicking, or the chance to play in the sand. Dogs must be leashed in all developed areas including campgrounds and picnic areas and in Cape Perpetua Scenic Area and Marys Peak Scenic Botanical Area; dogs are not permitted in beach areas closed to dogs to protect Western Snowy Plovers; dog waste must always be cleaned up. Bring plenty of water for you and your dog. See Details