Seattle is ranked as one of the most dog friendly cities in the entire US so it only makes sense that we’d have some dog friendly hikes. In fact, Washington’s very own Olympic National Park just made Honest Paws ranking for the best Dog-Friendly National Parks With Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails. Let’s get into it.
Olympic National Park is known for its diverse nature areas. From mountains to rainforest to coastlines, this park really truly has it all. And at almost 1 million acres, there is plenty of room for you and your four legged friend to explore. Yes, that’s right, this park has dog friendly trails which snagged it a mention of Honest Paws new dog friendly hiking trails.
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So here’s the top 10 for you curious folks:
1. Acadia National Park (Maine)
2. Shenandoah National Park (Virginia)
3. Yosemite National Park (California)
4. Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ohio)
5. Zion National Park (Utah)
6. Crater Lake National Park (Oregon)
7. Olympic National Park (Washington)
8. Hot Springs National Park (Arkansas)
9. Congaree National Park (South Carolina)
10. Mojave National Preserve (California)
Honest Paws looked at National Parks that “allow dogs on hiking trails, including some notable grounds and lesser-known natural wonders…” It’s unclear whether the top 10 has an actual ranking or whether these are simply all considered “equally” the best. Either way, all National Parks have unique things to offer when it comes to nature, scenery and trails.
So take a chance and head out to Olympic National Park or embark on some travels and check out the nations other amazing dog friendly National Parks.