A dog climbing stairs on a dog-friendly trail

Dog-friendly trails and hikes in British Columbia

Your dog is full of beans and you want some exercise too, better hit the trails!

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Found 125 listings

Acadia (off-leash dog beach), Vancouver, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Swimming area (beach)
  • Drinking water
  • Poop bags
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Less than 1 kilometer
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mostly flat
  • Mild
Vancouver BC Canada
Summary: The dog beach at Acadia Beach is very rocky – unlike the sandy beach at the nearby Spanish Banks Park, but there is plenty of room for dogs to run and swim off-leash.

Aldergrove Regional Park (off-leash dog park), Langley, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
  • On-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Fully fenced and gated off-leash enclosure
  • Double gated entry (to the off-leash enclosure)
  • Small dog enclosure (fully fenced & gated)
  • Off-leash trails
  • Drinking water
  • Poop bags
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Trail length:
  • Less than 1 kilometer
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
  • Between 5 and 10 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mild
8 Ave and Lefeuvre Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Summary: Aldergrove, Langley, off leash dog park featuring off leash trails, a fully fenced and gated area, with a separate small dog area.

Ballantree Off-Leash Dog Park (Trails), West Vancouver, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
  • Designated commercial dog walking location
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Trail length:
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
  • Between 5 and 10 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mild
657 Ballantree Road, West Vancouver, BC, Canada
Summary: Bordering on the power lines and the Baden Powell Trail, Ballantree trails run through a heavily forested area. Parking is limited.

Batchelor Park (off-leash dog park), Kamloops, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
  • Poop bags
Trail difficulty:
  • Intermediate
Trail length:
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Moderate
1142 Hook Drive, Kamloops, BC, Canada
Summary: Batchelor Off-Leash Dog Park has a small grassy area next to a playground and some dusty trails leading up the steep hillside. There are several access points to the park but the one that stands out as the main entrance is at 1142 Hook Drive.

Beach Grove Park (off-leash dog park), Tsawwassen, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
  • On-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Less than 1 kilometer
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
  • Between 5 and 10 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mostly flat
6051 17A Avenue, Tsawwassen, Delta, BC, Canada
Summary: Beach Grove Park is located on the eastern shores of Tsawwassen. It includes an off-leash area and walking trails, sports fields and a playground.

Beachcomber Regional Park (off-leash dog beach), Nanoose Bay, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
  • Swimming area (beach)
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Less than 1 kilometer
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mild
Beachcomber Regional Park, Marina Way, Nanoose Bay, BC, Canada
Summary: A beautiful off-leash beach and park with sandstone rocks and two beach areas with lots of room for dogs to play or have a swim.

Beaver Lake Regional Park (off-leash dog park), Victoria, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
  • On-leash areas
  • No dogs allowed areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
  • Swimming area (beach)
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Between 5 and 10 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mostly flat
Bear Hill Road at Brookleigh Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Summary: With the exception of the beach and picnic areas, which are clearly marked, dogs are welcome off-leash at Beaver Lake Regional Park. The park has long easy trails where you can take a stroll with your dog and several areas where your dog can cool down with a swim in the lake.

Beaver Lodge Forest Lands (off-leash dog park), Campbell River, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
  • Between 5 and 10 kilometers
  • More than 10 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mostly flat
Beaver Lodge Lands, South Dogwood Street, Campbell River, BC, Canada
Summary: A large, leash optional trail system located in Campbell River BC. Explore the forest and keep your eye out for some amazing wildlife while you do.

Bert Flinn Off-Leash Dog Park, Port Moody, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
  • On-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
  • Poop bags
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mild
David Avenue, Port Moody, BC, Canada
Summary: Bert Flinn Park is a wooded area with a large trail network on the north side of the Burrard Inlet. The off-leash area is a wide gravel trail / service road which runs about 750 meters into the park. From there you can explore many kilometers of on-leash trails.

Bosumarne Falls Off-Leash Hike, Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mild
Chilliwack Lake Road, Hope, BC, Canada
Summary: A relatively short, off-leash hike to a lower and upper falls, approximately 2kms before the Lindeman Lake parking area on Chilliwack Lake Road. 

Bramble Park (off-leash dog park), Coquitlam, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Fully fenced and gated off-leash enclosure
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Trail length:
  • Less than 1 kilometer
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
  • Between 5 and 10 kilometers
  • More than 10 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mostly flat
  • Mild
  • Moderate
2775 Panorama Drive, Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Summary: You’ll find this off-leash dog park in the Eagle Ridge area of Coquitlam along the route of the Coquitlam Crunch. It is a large fenced area.

Brandywine Falls (on-leash) Provincial Park, Whistler, BC

Leashing Requirements:
  • On-leash areas
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Less than 1 kilometer
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Summary: A dog-friendly (on-leash only) Provincial Park in Whistler, BC. Stunning views and moderate to more challenging trails to walk with your dog.