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The Best Dog Friendly Trails in New Jersey

Discover the most popular dog friendly trails in the state of New Jersey. Below, you will find the information you need to determine which trail is best for you and your dog. We even provide directions from your exact location. Have Fun!

Mount Tammany: Red Dot and Blue Dot Loop Trail

  • County: Warren County
  • Address: Appalachian Trail, Columbia, NJ 07832
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 3.3 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 1,197 feet
  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Route Type: Loop

Stairway to Heaven Trail

  • County: Sussex County
  • Address: 450 Appalachian Trail, Vernon Township, NJ 07462
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 2.9 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 892 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Out & Back

Ramapo Park and Cannonball Trail

  • County: Bergen County
  • Address: 67 Skyline Dr, Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 5.5 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 741 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Loop

Sunfish Pond via Appalachian and Dunnfield Creek Trail Loop

  • County: Warren County
  • Address: Tammany (Red Dot), Columbia, NJ 07832
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 10.3 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 1,374 feet
  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Route Type: Loop

Schooley’s Mountain Boulder Gorge Loop Trail

  • County: Morris County
  • Address: 135 Fairview Ave, Long Valley, NJ 07853
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 3.1 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 672 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Loop