Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Wisconsin

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

Pet Friendly Johnson Dog Park
Johnson Dog Park This huge 28-acre off-leash dog park includes wooded areas and fields, a river, and loads of other attractions for your pet to enjoy. See Details
Pet Friendly Big Foot Beach State Park
Big Foot Beach State Park Your pet is welcome to join you at Big Foot Beach State Park, which features trails, a dog-friendly shore area, and plenty of boats to watch. Fido can explore five miles of hiking trails, a designated pet picnic area, and the dog-friendly beach area. The dog-friendly beach area is located at the far north of the shore. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than eight feet and are not allowed in general picnic areas, in buildings, in the beach area marked by the swimming line or on groomed ski trails. Big Foot Beach is open year-round from 6am to 11pm. Admission information can be found on Big Foot Beach State Park's official website. See Details
Stigler Nature Preserve This preserve has a small trail (about 1 mile long) looping through the trees that is perfect for dogs to explore. There is a clearing of high grass about halfway through, but the remainder of the trail winds through the woods. See Details
Fox Brook Park This beautiful Brookfield park serves as a wetlands preserve. Bring your leashed pet for a stroll on the perimeter trail, and try to catch sight of some wildlife. See Details
Four Seasons Nature Preserve This is a lovely walk up and down hills through a Wisconsin preserve that includes wetlands. Dogs are welcome on leash, and there is also a designated dog run area. See Details
De Pere Dog Park Dogs are welcome to come and play at De Pere Dog Park in Wisconsin. This dog-friendly spot is a perfect place to bring Fido to socialize and get some exercise. The park is home to a separate area for large and small dogs, some wooded trails, and a number of other fun amenities. There are areas for dogs to be trained on a walkway and benches for humans to sit at while they play. Dog owners are asked to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind. De Pere Dog Park is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Oakleaf Trail (Old-76 Bike Tour) The Oakleaf Trail (Old-76 Bike Tour) 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 Milwaukee! Dogs must be kept on leashes no longer than 6 feet, and any pet waste must be picked up and disposed of immediately. See Details
Glacial Drumlin State Trail The Glacial Drumlin State 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 Waukesha! Dogs must be kept on leashes no longer than 6 feet, and any pet waste must be picked up and disposed of immediately. Trail access can be found in the Fox River Sanctuary.
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Norway Trail The Norway 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 Muskego! Dogs must be kept on leashes no longer than 6 feet, and any pet waste must be picked up and disposed of immediately.
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Lakeshore Path A path that goes around the whole lake right next to the shore. Great place to walk the dog. See Details
Old Plank Road Trail The Old Plank Road Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Sheboygan! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Old Plank 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Fox River Trail (Green Bay to Greenleaf) The Fox River Trail (Green Bay to Greenleaf) 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 Green Bay! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Fox River Trail (Green Bay to Greenleaf). 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
Grant Park Fido is welcome to join you as you explore the outstanding offerings of Grant Park, one of the Milwaukee areas most loved parks. Dogs are even welcome on the popular Seven Bridges Trail. Just keep your pup on a leash at all times and make sure to clean up after him. See Details
Lake Kegonsa State Park Bring Fido to Lake Kegonsa State Park and enjoy hiking and swimming. Leashed dogs are permitted on all hiking trails except the White Oak Nature Trail. There is also a specific pet-friendly swimming area so you and your pup can enjoy the water together. Dogs are permitted in the campground but are not permitted on the playground, in the picnic areas, in any of the buildings, or on the beach. Dogs must be leashed on a leash no longer than 8 feet at all times. See Details
Southwest Bike Path The Southwest Bike 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 Madison! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Southwest Bike 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
Glacial Drumlin State Trail The Glacial Drumlin State 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 Cottage Grove! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Glacial Drumlin State 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
Muskego Recreation Trail and City of Franklin Hike and Bike Trail The Muskego Recreation Trail and City of Franklin Hike and Bike 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 Muskego! Dogs must be kept on leashes no longer than 6 feet, and any pet waste must be picked up and disposed of immediately. See Details
Capital City Trail The Capital City 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 Madison! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Capital City 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
Wiouwash State Trail The Wiouwash State 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 Oshkosh! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Wiouwash State 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
Pike River Pathway The Pike River Pathway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Racine! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pike River Pathway. 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
City of Franklin Hike and Bike Path The City of Franklin Hike-Bike 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 Franklin! The Hike and Bike Path also connects to Muskego Recreational Trail. Dogs must be kept on leashes no longer than 6 feet, and any pet waste must be picked up and disposed of immediately. See Details
Mountain-Bay State Trail The Mountain-Bay State 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 Green Bay! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Mountain-Bay State 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
The '400' State Trail The The '400' State 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 Reedsburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the The '400' State 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
Military Ridge State Park Trail The Military Ridge State Park 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 Verona! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Military Ridge State Park 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