Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Rhode Island

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

Pet Friendly Cliff Walk
Cliff Walk The Cliff Walk in Newport is pet-friendly. Hop on this public trail with beautiful views of the Newport shoreline and historic Newport. The trail is roughly 3.5 miles in length and is a great way to see the landscape of the area. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Pet Friendly Dexter Training Grounds
Dexter Training Grounds Dexter Training Grounds is pet-friendly. The park is not fenced, but you will often find pups learning new tricks off-leash in the space anyway. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind and make sure dogs are under voice control. See Details
John H. Chafee Nature Preserve Dog friendly hiking trails to a beach. Seasonal seal watching. See Details
Goddard Memorial State Park Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island’s most popular Metropolitan Park. The park offers a beautiful natural environment with spacious lawns, fields, and forested areas with a variety of trees from all over the world, including 62 deciduous and 19 evergreen species. Visitors can make use of a nine hole golf course, an equestrian show area, 18 miles of bridle trails, 355 picnic tables, 11 game fields, and a performing arts center for weddings, concerts, picnics and special events. Leashed dogs are welcome on most trails. See Details
Chase Farms Grassy fields and wide open spaces See Details
Washington Secondary Trail The Washington Secondary 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 Cranston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington Secondary 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 Secondary Trail The Washington Secondary 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 Coventry! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington Secondary 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 Secondary Trail The Washington Secondary 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 West Warwick! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington Secondary 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
Brenton Point State Park Brenton Point State Park offers visitors expansive views of the bay and the ocean along with picnic tables, walking trails, and gardens. Dogs are welcome to join their humans, but must be leashed at all times. See Details
Blackstone River Bikeway The Blackstone River Bikeway 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 Cumberland! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Blackstone River Bikeway. 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
Blackstone River Bikeway The Blackstone River Bikeway 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 Manville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Blackstone River Bikeway. 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
East Bay Bicycle Path The East Bay Bicycle Path 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 East Providence! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the East Bay Bicycle Path. 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
East Bay Bicycle Path The East Bay Bicycle Path 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 Riverside! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the East Bay Bicycle Path. 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
Blackstone River Bikeway The Blackstone River Bikeway 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 Lincoln! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Blackstone River Bikeway. 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
Point Judith Lighthouse The trails surrounding Point Judith Lighthouse are pet-friendly. While the lighthouse itself isn't directly accessible, you can view it and the awesome scenery surrounding it along the coastline. There are benches to stop off at and admire the view, as well as a grassy area to walk pups or picnic together. See Details
Jerimoth Hill Jerimoth Hill is pet-friendly. They welcome dogs to join their owners on a leash on the half mile trail that leads to the highest point in Rhode Island at a whopping 812 feet. This is a short, but pretty walk. See Details
Duval Trail Duval Trail is pet-friendly. Take your pooch on a pretty walk through the countryside of Rhode Island. Leashed dogs are welcome on this trail that is looped at just over six miles in total. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
The Monastery The Monastery allows dogs on the nice trails. From wide gravel paths to narrow trails with rocks and roots, there are lots of different well-marked pathways. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are leashed and picked up after. The Monastery is open Monday through Thursday from 9am to 8pm, Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturday from 9am to 1pm and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm. See Details