Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Washington

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

Pet Friendly Washington Park Arboretum
Washington Park Arboretum Washington Park Arboretum is a dog-friendly park in Seattle, WA. Leashed pets are welcome on the extensive trails of this beautiful recreation area, with plenty of benches for resting and lots of local wildlife. Please note that dogs are not permitted inside buildings. See Details
Pet Friendly Fort Ebey State Park
Fort Ebey State Park Bring Fido to visit the pet-friendly Fort Ebey State Park in Coupeville, WA. Located on the western side of Whidbey Island, the 641-acre park offers 25 miles of trails, a two-mile stretch of pet-friendly beach, camping, picnic shelters and more. See Details
Olympic National Forest Olympic National Forest is a beautiful dog-friendly recreation space in Olympia, WA. Visitors can experience the rushing rivers, coastal rain forests, alpine wildflowers and stunning views of the Puget Sound from mountain peaks. Leashed pets can join their owners to explore developed recreation areas like trailheads and campgrounds. Pet owners must be mindful that restrictions for Fido are set in place in Olympic National Park; be aware of where Park and Forest's boundaries are. See Details
Griffiths-Priday State Park The dog-friendly Grifiths-Priday Ocean State Park in Ocean Shores, WA, is the perfect place for you and your beach-loving pup to spend the day. Explore the more than 8,300 feet of saltwater shoreline and 9,950 feet of freshwater shoreline in this 364-acre marine park. Walk along the beach, hike the dunes and stroll along the river. You'll also be able to see the Copalis Spit, a designated wildlife refuge, in this park. See Details
Liberty Lake Regional Park Dog-friendly Liberty Lake Regional Park, located in Liberty Lake, WA, is one of the largest county parks in the state of Washington with nearly 3,000 acres of wetlands, lakeshore, montane forest and irrigated turf. The space has play equipment, shelters, a BBQ area, a campground and seven miles of trails. The Liberty Lake Loop Trail, specifically, is a 6.5-mile hike that will take about four hours to complete with Fido. Pups must remain leashed. See Details
Seward Park Bring Fido to visit the 300-acre Seward Park, a dog-friendly attraction in Seattle, WA. This recreation space offers a lovely paved waterfront trail, quiet forested areas, a native plant garden, tennis courts and more. Dogs may join their owners at this park if they remain leashed during their visit. See Details
Discovery Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Discovery Park, a 534-acre recreation space in Seattle, WA. This pet-friendly area offers spectacular views of both the Cascade and the Olympic Mountain ranges, along with open meadows, lush forest groves, a playground, tennis and basketball courts, trails and more. See Details
Coal Creek Trail Coal Creek Trail is a pet-friendly hiking path in Bellevue, WA. Fido can accompany you on the six mile trail, where you'll see lush foliage, wooden bridges, waterfalls, and historical markers along the way. It's an out-and-back loop trail can be started from the west (Coal Creek Parkway parking lot), east (Red Town Trailhead parking lot), or from one of many spur trails along the route. Dogs must be leashed on the path. See Details
Ballard Locks Take a scenic stroll with your leashed pet through Ballard Locks, a pet-friendly public park in Seattle, WA. The long, narrow paved walkway in the park gives you the opportunity to watch boats pass through the locks or catch a glimpse of the salmon making their way up the specially-designed fish ladder and through the locks. See Details
Green Lake Park Green Lake Park is a pet-friendly public park in Seattle, WA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for a walk on the 2.8-mile path around the lake, a picnic on the lawn or at the pavilion, or for a day on the lake. See Details
Dog Mountain Trail Hiking the dog-friendly, six-mile Dog Mountain Trail in Cook, WA is a great way to spend some quality time with your pup. There is also a one-mile loop trail to the summit that provides an excellent opportunity to view the western portion of the Columbia River Gorge. Choose the eastern trail for an easier climb through wildflower fields or the western trail for a more strenuous climb through dense forests. Permits are required during the wildflower season and can be obtained in advance online. The trail is open from March until December. See Details
Little Squalicum Park Fido is welcome to join you off-leash on all the pet-friendly trails of Little Squalicum Park in Bellingham, WA. Please be aware that the creek may be polluted, so owners are advised to keep their pups away from the water. Pets must be leashed when visiting the beach as the Bellingham Parks and Rec Department doesn't own or regulate it. See Details
Cedar River Trail The Cedar River 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 Renton! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cedar River 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
Tommy Thompson Trail The Tommy Thompson 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 Anacortes! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Tommy Thompson 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
Crystal Mountain Enjoy the views of Mount Rainier with Fido from the top of Crystal Mountain in Enumclaw, WA. Get there by hiking dog-friendly trails or taking the gondola. Ascending the mountain can work up quite an appetite. The Summit House restaurant at the top of Crystal Mountain is pet friendly, too! See Details
Grayland Beach State Park Bring Fido to camp out on the beach or splash around in the water at the gorgeous Grayland Beach State Park. This pet-friendly 581-acre oceanside recreation site in Grayland, WA, welcomes owners to bring their leashed pets with them for a visit. Other park activities include clamming, crabbing, saltwater fishing, bird watching and hiking trails. See Details
Monument Park Monument Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Point Roberts, WA. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at this obelisk that marks the US / Canada Boundary and wander the paths through the giant trees to a quiet beach with great views of the Strait of Georgia. Dogs must be leashed unless within the designated off-leash areas and trails. See Details
Purple Haze Lavender Farm & Gift Shop Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners at Purple Haze Lavender Farm & Gift Shop in Sequim, WA. This 12-acre pet-friendly farm offers many places to take a walk and enjoy the outdoors together. Shade, water, and waste bags are available to ensure a comfortable visit. See Details
Cowiche Canyon Trail The Cowiche Canyon Trail in Yakima, WA, 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 dog-friendly "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Yakima! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Cowiche Canyon Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. See Details
Howe Farm Dog Park Howe Farm Park in Port Orchard, WA, features a historic farm, walking trails and the Howe Farm Dog Park. This fully fenced dog park provides water bowls, waste bags and bathrooms in warmer months. This recreation space welcomes pups of all sizes to play together off-leash or explore in the woods on the walking trails. See Details