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The Best Dog Friendly Trails in the District of Columbia

Discover the most popular dog friendly trails in the District of Columbia. 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!

Rock Creek Park Bike Trail

  • County: Washington County
  • Address: Rock Creek Trail, Washington, DC 20566
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 8.7 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 387 feet
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Route Type: Out & Back

Potomac Heritage Trail and C&O Canal Towpath – Key Chain Loop

  • County: Arlington County
  • Address: Mt Vernon Trail, Arlington, VA 22209
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 8.6 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 206 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Loop

C & O Canal Towpath Trail

  • County: Washington County
  • Address: Lock 1, Washington, DC 20007
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 47.9 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 521 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Point to Point

Georgetown Loop

  • County: Washing County
  • Address: 1971 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 6.7 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 557 feet
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Route Type: Loop

Klingle Valley Trail

  • County: Washington County
  • Address: Klingle Valley Trail, Washington, DC 20008
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 1 mile
  • Elevation Gain: 131 feet
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Route Type: Out & Back