40+ Dog Friendly Hikes Near Denver

Our Trail Dog, Francine, helped us to compile this extensive and growing list of places to hike with your dog near Denver. Here, you will find over 30 trails to explore with your best friend. So, leash up and enjoy the mountains, meadows, streams, and wildflowers with your pup. Be sure to also visit our Top 10 Dog Friendly Hikes page to discover our favorite trails. You’ll also find a map below with pins indicating the locations of this full set of hikes. Finally, don’t forget to bring water and a snack with you for your four-pawed friend. We are always updating this list, and you’ll find the most recent trail profiles at the top.

young hiker standing on trail with red rock formations and foothills in background in south valley park hike near littleton colorado

South Valley Park Trails

The trails of South Valley Park are perfect for an after work hike or run in South Denver. The expansive valley near the neighborhood of Ken Caryl is enclosed on its eastern side by the exposed red rock formations of the hogback and the green foothills to the west. Views to the south are incredible, making South Valley Park especially ...
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Map of Dog Friendly Hikes Near Denver