Top Dog Friendly Trails in Virginia

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

Crabtree Falls

X
Crabtree Falls is the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River and is located in Nelson County, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 27. Crabtree Falls features a series of five major cascades and a number of smaller ones that fall a total distance of 1,200 feet. The first overlook is just a few hundred feet from the upper parking lot along a gentle, paved trail, making it an excellent stopover for travelers of all ages and abilities. The more adventuresome hiker may continue along the 2 and 1/2 mile Crabtree Falls Trail to four other overlooks offering spectacular views of the Crabtree Creek Falls and the Tye River Valley. Crabtree Falls can be reached from the Blue Ridge Parkway by travelling to milepost 27. Exit onto VA 56 going east and follow the signs to Crabtree Falls (about 6.3 miles). It is open from dawn to dusk daily. Well-behaved dogs are permitted off-leash on the trail. All other dogs should be leashed.

Potomac Heritage Trail

X
The Potomac Heritage Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Potomac Heritage 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.nps.gov/pohe/planyourvisit/directions.htm">TrailLink.com</a>.

Rivanna Trail Off Leash Area at Riverview Park

X
Your pet is welcome to join you off-leash on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays on the designated portions of the Rivanna Trail. Be careful as the area is not fenced.

Grandview Nature Preserve

X
Bring your dog with you as you walk this 2.5 mile trail to a beautiful sandy beach. Dogs permitted on-leash during the off-season. Dogs are not permitted from May 15 to September 15.

Mount Vernon Trail

X
The Mount Vernon Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Alexandria! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mount Vernon 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=6032473">TrailLink.com</a>.

Rose River Falls Loop

X
The 4-mile Rose River Falls Loop is one of Shenandoah National Park’s best hikes for water-loving dogs as you'll get to see plenty of streams and waterfalls.

Pleasant Grove

X
This beautiful county park has it all -- 900 acres of off-leash trails through fields, as well as a fenced dog park for pets with a tendency to run off.

Elizabeth River Trail (Atlantic City Spur)

X
The Elizabeth River Trail (Atlantic City Spur) 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 Norfolk! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Elizabeth River Trail (Atlantic City Spur). 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=6017652">TrailLink.com</a>.

Warrenton Branch Greenway

X
The Warrenton Branch Greenway 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 Warrenton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Warrenton Branch Greenway. 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=6017589">TrailLink.com</a>.

Chester Linear Park

X
The Chester Linear 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 Chester! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Chester Linear 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017618">TrailLink.com</a>.

Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail

X
The Hanging Rock Battlefield 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 Roanoke! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Hanging Rock Battlefield 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=6017725">TrailLink.com</a>.

Four Mile Run Trail

X
The Four Mile Run Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Four Mile Run 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=6330408">TrailLink.com</a>.

Sandy Bottom Nature Park

X
Leashed pets welcome at this nature park, which also includes an enclosed off-leash area. Registration required for use of off-leash space.

Ashland Trolley Line

X
The Ashland Trolley Line 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 Ashland! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Ashland Trolley Line. 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=6032320">TrailLink.com</a>.

Chessie Nature Trail

X
The Chessie Nature 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 Lexington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Chessie Nature Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only.

Henry County SPCA Dog Park

X
Your pet will love to play off-leash at the fenced dog park next to the SPCA, which includes walking trail and agility course. Dogs must be vaccinated and well-mannered.

Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail

X
The Dahlgren Railroad Heritage 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 King George! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Dahlgren Railroad Heritage 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=6017621">TrailLink.com</a>.

Cub Run Stream Valley Park

X
A 800 acre mostly a wooded flood plain and mostly paved. It is approximately 5 miles. A very quiet park. Dogs can dip in the creek. There is plenty of shade when walking.

Natural Bridge

X
Bring Fido to the Natrural Bridge, which was designated a National Historic Landmark by the US Department of the Interior. There are several dog-friendly trails to hike along. Dogs should be leashed.

James River Heritage Trail

X
The James River Heritage 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 Lynchburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the James River Heritage 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=6031297">TrailLink.com</a>.

Mason Neck Park

X
Nice park with wooded trails and bay views. Took the pup swimming here in the calm bay water with a nice sand/mud beach. Pets must remain on leashes and of course clean up after them. Watch out for wildlife- we passed a big snake on the trail. But not very crowded so a nice place to walk with the pup.

Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail

X
The Hanging Rock Battlefield 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 Salem! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Hanging Rock Battlefield 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=6017725">TrailLink.com</a>.

Devils Fork Loop Trail

X
The Devils Fork Loop 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 Fort Blackmore! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Devils Fork Loop 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=6017624">TrailLink.com</a>.

Huckleberry Trail

X
The Huckleberry 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 Blacksburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Huckleberry 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=6017655">TrailLink.com</a>.

Lake Accotink Trail

X
The Lake Accotink 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 Springfield! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lake Accotink 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=6017554">TrailLink.com</a>.

Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail

X
The Virginia Blue Ridge Railway 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 Arrington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway 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=6017586">TrailLink.com</a>.

Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park

X
The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional 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 Purcellville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017236">TrailLink.com</a>.

Richmond and Danville Rail-Trail

X
The Richmond and Danville 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 Ringgold! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Richmond and Danville 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017622">TrailLink.com</a>.

High Bridge Trail (High Bridge to Prospect)

X
The High Bridge Trail (High Bridge to Prospect) 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 Farmville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the High Bridge Trail (High Bridge to Prospect). 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=6270859">TrailLink.com</a>.

Mount Vernon Trail

X
The Mount Vernon Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Arlington! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mount Vernon 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=6032473">TrailLink.com</a>.

Wilderness Road Trail

X
The Wilderness Road 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 Ewing! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Wilderness Road 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=6068510">TrailLink.com</a>.

Manassas National Battlefield Park

X
5,073 acres, dog friendly Manassas National Battlefield Park, located north of Manassas, in Prince William County, Virginia, preserves the site of two major American Civil War battles: the First Battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861, and the Second Battle of Bull Run which was fought between August 28 and August 30, 1862 (also known as the First Battle of Manassas and the Second Battle of Manassas, respectively). The peaceful Virginia countryside bore witness to clashes between the armies of the North (Union) and the South (Confederacy), and it was there that Confederate General Thomas J. Jackson acquired his nickname "Stonewall." Today the National Battlefield Park provides the opportunity for visitors to explore the historic terrain where men fought and died more than a century ago. More than 900,000 people visit the battlefield each year.

Chessie Nature Trail

X
The Chessie Nature 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 Buena Vista! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Chessie Nature Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only.

Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail

X
The Virginia Creeper National Recreation 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 Abingdon! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Virginia Creeper National Recreation 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=6017233">TrailLink.com</a>.

Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail

X
The Virginia Blue Ridge Railway 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 Amherst! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway 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=6017586">TrailLink.com</a>.

Grayson Highlands State Park

X
Near Mount Rogers and Whitetop Mountain, Virginia’s two highest mountains, there are plenty of hiking trails and camping areas that are pet friendly.

Riverwalk Trail

X
The Riverwalk 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 Danville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Riverwalk 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=6177680">TrailLink.com</a>.

New River Trail State Park

X
The New River Trail 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 Max Meadows! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New River Trail 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017689">TrailLink.com</a>.

New River Trail State Park

X
The New River Trail 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 Galax! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New River Trail 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017689">TrailLink.com</a>.

Staunton River Battlefield Rail-Trail

X
The Staunton River Battlefield 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 Clover! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Staunton River Battlefield 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017727">TrailLink.com</a>.

New River Trail State Park

X
The New River Trail 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 Hiwassee! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New River Trail 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017689">TrailLink.com</a>.

Shenandoah National Park

X
Shenandoah National Park offers 500 miles of trails, all but 20 of which are dog-friendly. Travel along the Skyline Drive National Scenic Byway from Front Royal to Waynesboro, stop at one of the 75 scenic overlooks, and enjoy the abundance of nature at this paradise in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

McLean Central Park

X
Small Local park in McLean. Good size field for dogs to play/run around!

Little Stony National Recreation Trail

X
The Little Stony National Recreation 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 Coeburn! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Little Stony National Recreation 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=6017687">TrailLink.com</a>.

Salt Trail

X
The Salt 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 Saltville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Salt 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=6210633">TrailLink.com</a>.

Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail

X
The Virginia Creeper National Recreation 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 Damascus! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Virginia Creeper National Recreation 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=6017233">TrailLink.com</a>.

High Bridge Trail (High Bridge to Prospect)

X
The High Bridge Trail (High Bridge to Prospect) 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 Prospect! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the High Bridge Trail (High Bridge to Prospect). 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=6270859">TrailLink.com</a>.

New River Trail State Park

X
The New River Trail 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 Ivanhoe! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New River Trail 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017689">TrailLink.com</a>.

Great Falls Park

X
Amazing view, several different trails to take with your dog ????

New River Trail State Park

X
The New River Trail 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 Pulaski! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the New River Trail 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017689">TrailLink.com</a>.

Staunton River Battlefield Rail-Trail

X
The Staunton River Battlefield 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 Randolph! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Staunton River Battlefield 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017727">TrailLink.com</a>.

Richmond and Danville Rail-Trail

X
The Richmond and Danville 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 Sutherlin! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Richmond and Danville 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017622">TrailLink.com</a>.

Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail

X
The Virginia Creeper National Recreation 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 Whitetop! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Virginia Creeper National Recreation 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=6017233">TrailLink.com</a>.

New River Trail State Park

X
The New River Trail 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 Fries! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New River Trail 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017689">TrailLink.com</a>.

Douthat State Park

X
Hike with Fido to Douthat State Park where there are more than 40 miles of wooded hiking trails to choose from. Fido should remain on a 6 foot leash and cleaned up after.

New River Trail State Park

X
The New River Trail 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 Austinville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the New River Trail 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 <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017689">TrailLink.com</a>.

Shenandoah National Park

X
Shenandoah National Park offers 500 miles of trails, all but 20 of which are dog-friendly. Travel along the Skyline Drive National Scenic Byway from Front Royal to Waynesboro, stop at one of the 75 scenic overlooks, and enjoy the abundance of nature at this paradise in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

Shenandoah National Park

X
Shenandoah National Park offers 500 miles of trails, all but 20 of which are dog-friendly. Travel along the Skyline Drive National Scenic Byway from Front Royal to Waynesboro, stop at one of the 75 scenic overlooks, and enjoy the abundance of nature at this paradise in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

Chippokes Plantation State Park

X
State regulations prohibit pets on public swim beaches and require pets to be confined or kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet and kept under supervision while in the park. Pets are also not allowed in public facilities (bathhouses, visitor centers, park offices, restaurants, etc.) To avoid potential inconvenience, we ask that you bring proof of current rabies vaccination. This is strongly recommended in Virginia Beach where a rabies alert is in effect.

State Arboretum of Virginia

X
Wonderful Arboretum, with several trails. DOGS can be off lead!, two small lakes, beautiful meadows, lots of open areas. Just off route 50 going West from Washington, past Middleburg. Had a historical building, old slave quarters, and a herb garden. Has picnic area. Wonderful park like setting.

Caledon State Park

X
Trails, including Boyd's Hole Trail, which leads to the Potomac River, are open year-round. A visitor center with bald eagle exhibits, four picnic areas, a picnic shelter and restrooms also are available.

Shenandoah National Park

X
Shenandoah National Park offers 500 miles of trails, all but 20 of which are dog-friendly. Travel along the Skyline Drive National Scenic Byway from Front Royal to Waynesboro, stop at one of the 75 scenic overlooks, and enjoy the abundance of nature at this paradise in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

Claytor Lake State Park

X
State regulations prohibit pets on public swim beaches and require pets to be confined or kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet and kept under supervision while in the park. Pets are also not allowed in public facilities (bathhouses, visitor centers, park offices, restaurants, etc.) To avoid potential inconvenience, we ask that you bring proof of current rabies vaccination. This is strongly recommended in Virginia Beach where a rabies alert is in effect.

Shenandoah National Park

X
Less than a hundred miles away from Washington, D.C, this park covers two hundred thousand breathtaking acres of land, home to towering trees, wandering deer, and birds in flight. Shenandoah National Park allows dogs on most trails and in campgrounds. Pets must be on leashes of six feet or less at all times.

Fountainhead Regional Park

X
Discover Fountainhead Regional Park, 2,000 acres of rugged adventures in Fairfax Station, Virginia. Whether you’re a cyclist, kayaker, hiker or miniature golf aficionado. Fountainhead Regional Park contains shared-use hiking and equestrian trails and provides trailhead access to the 19.7 mile Bull Run Occoquan Trail. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails.

Belle Isle State Park

X
Belle Isle has seven miles of shoreline on the Northern Neck's Rappahannock River and provides access to Mulberry and Deep creeks. The park lets visitors explore a wide variety of tidal wetlands interspersed with farmland and upland forests. It has a campground, three picnic shelters, hiking, biking and bridle trails, and motor boat and car-top launches.

Lake Accotink Park

X
493-acre park with a 55-acre lake for boating and a four-mile hiking trail. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails.

Raven Rocks Trail

X
Leashed dogs are welcome on this 5.8 mile moderate hiking trail. Prepare for some steep climbs, but the magnificent view at the top makes it all worthwhile. Accessible from April until October.

Burke Lake Park

X
Leashed dogs are welcome on the hiking and walking trails, but not in the lake. There is a $10 fee for non-Fairfax County residents on weekends; admission is free during the week.

Mill Mountain Star Trail

X
The Star Trail traverses from the Roanoke River to the city's highest point, the summit of Mill Mountain (1703 ft), and the Roanoke Star. There are 500 acres of parkland atop Mill Mountain, featuring picnic areas, overlooks that provide 20-60 mile vistas, access to additional hiking trails, the Mill Mountain Zoo, and much more. Leashed dogs are welcome on this moderate hike.

Sharp Top Hike

X
This moderately difficult and light;y trafficked 2.7-mile hike takes you to the top of Sharp Top Mountain where gorgeous views are in abundance. Leashed dogs are welcome.