The United States' top dog walks

Black Bear Wilderness Area Trail, Florida

Scenic wetland area with abundant wildlife including black bears, alligators, and birds. Bring bug spray for a peaceful hike through this beautiful trail.

Reeves Brook Loop Trail, New York

Streams, waterfalls, and picturesque vistas in Harriman State Park. Dogs are welcome, and the trail offers opportunities for rock scrambling.

Ricketts Glen Falls Loop, Pennsylvania

Known as the best waterfall hike in the eastern U.S., featuring 21 named waterfalls and wildflowers in a mixed hardwood forest.

Sag Valley Yellow Trail Loop, Illinois

Stunning fall colors in October, mostly easy hike with some steep portions. Dogs are welcome on leash.

Stanford House to Brandywine Falls Trail, Ohio

Popular loop trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, featuring forested paths, waterfalls, and steep areas.

East Palisades Trail and Bamboo Forest, Georgia

Well-maintained trail with diverse scenery including creeks, views, and a bamboo forest. Dogs welcome on leash.

Looking Glass Rock Trail, North Carolina

Offers panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the summit of Looking Glass Rock. Dogs welcome on leash.

Crooked Lake Trail, Michigan

Part of the Potawatomi Trail, circling Crooked Lake with views of lakes and forest. Beware of bikers on the trail.