National Parks with Hiking

Antietam National Battlefield
Dogs are allowed on the trails across the battlefield

Assateague Island National Seashore
Dogs are allowed on the beach but not on the trails

Catoctin Mountain Park
Dogs are allowed on the trails in this park

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park
Dogs are allowed on the trails in this park

Greenbelt Park
Dogs are allowed everywhere in this park

Monocacy National Battlefield
Dogs are allowed on the trails on the battlefield

Links to National Forests With Hiking


State Parks With Hiking


Maryland State Parks
Several of the Maryland state parks restrict dogs to certain areas. The following parks do not allow dogs: Assateague, Calvert Cliffs, Cunningham Falls (except in the wildlands areas), Deep Creek Lake, Fort Frederick State Park, Greenbrier, Herrington Manor, Martinak, Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, New Germany, the beach and trails at Point Lookout, Sandy Point, Smallwood, Swallow Falls (Memorial Day to Labor Day), Washington Monument

Big Run State Park 
Cedarville State Forest 
Dans Mountain State Park
Elk Neck State Park 
Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area 
Gambrill State Park 
Garrett State Forest 
Gathland State Park 
Green Ridge State Forest
 Greenwell State Park 
Gunpowder Falls State Park
Janes Island State Park
Monacacy River Natural Resources Management Area Morgan Run Natural Environmental Area 
North Point State Park 
Patapsco Valley State Park 
(no dogs in day use)
Patuxent River State Park
Pocomoke River State Forest
Pocomoke River State Park
Potomac-Garrett State Forest
Purse State Park 
Rocks State Park 
 Rocky Gap State Park 
Rosaryville State Park 
Savage River State Forest
Seneca Creek State Park 
Soldiers Delight Natural Environmental Area 
South Mountain State Park
St. Mary's River State Park
Susquehanna State Park
Tuckahoe State Park


Hiking With Your Dog Maryland