Owning a dog is a great opportunity to check out a few of your local hiking trails. Oregon is one of the pet-friendliest states in the U.S.A., and there are many places with beautiful views to explore with your dog. You’ll need a 6-foot leash, sturdy shoes, water, and plenty of snacks—as well as dog waste bags—to ensure that your adventures are fun and safe and that you leave the trail as you found it.
Here are 10 dog-friendly hiking trails in Oregon, so you can explore someplace new during your next walk!
The 10 Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in Oregon
1. Tryon Creek State Natural Area
2. Green Lakes Trailhead
|🗺️ Address:||📍 Fall Creek Trail, Oregon 97703|
|🕐 Open Times:||6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday to Friday; 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday|
|💲 Cost:||$30 for a Northwest Forest annual pass or $5 for a day pass|
3. Sandy River Delta
4. Deschutes River Trail
5. Silver Falls State Park
6. Molalla River State Park
7. Croisan Creek Trail
8. Minto-Brown Island Park
9. Smith Rock State Park
|🗺️ Address:||📍 Terrebonne, OR 97760|
|🕐 Open Times:||7 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
10. Tamanawas Falls Trailhead
Walking around your neighborhood and visiting your local dog park are always fun, but sometimes it’s nice to get away from urban streets. Oregon is filled with hiking trails, and provided that they are leashed, your dog is more than welcome to join you on your treks. If you haven’t visited any of your local hiking trails, try starting with one from this list to help you explore the beauty of the Beaver State.
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