With an endless number of dog-friendly cafes and Starbucks Puppuccinos, doggies in Sydney are accustomed to a certain lifestyle. But if you want to make the life of your furry friend even more enjoyable, why not explore the epic walking tracks Sydney has to offer? Especially if you’re tired of the same-old Bondi to Bronte coastal walk, these dog-friendly walks in and around Sydney can open a new world of wonders for you and your friend.

So grab your dog treats and water bottle and let’s explore!

Clovelly to Maroubra 

Distance: 5.6 km – 7 km one way (depending on route)

Trail difficulty: Easy

If you’ve been researching the best trails for dog walking, chances are you’ve stumbled upon the Clovelly to Maroubra trail. It’s a must-do activity in Sydney, especially for dog owners who’re looking for a picturesque coastal walk. The trail follows the coastline from Clovelly Beach to Maroubra through Gordons Bay and Coogee where you can enjoy the breath-taking views and get a nice workout. It’s 7 km long and alternates from concrete to boardwalk to beach sand.

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Narrabeen Lagoon Bush Trail 

Distance: 8.4 km two-way

Trail difficulty: Easy

Finished in 2015, the Narrabeen Lagoon Bush Trail is a popular weekend escape for joggers, cyclists, families, and dog owners. This scenic dog walking trail is an 8.4 km circuit track that goes around the Narrabeen Lakes in Sydney’s north. People are attracted to the trail’s natural beauty and the peacefulness of the idyllic lakes that are surrounded by thriving bushland.

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Bidjigal Reserve: Burraga Loop Track 

Distance: 4 km return

Track difficulty: Moderate

The Bidjigal Reserve is a 186-hectare large bushland reserve and home to the Burraga Loop Track. It’s a 4 km loop track that will take you about 2.5 hrs to complete as it passes through rich bushland and rocks. But hey, you and your pal will get that weekly cardio session done and get to explore this little piece of hidden heaven.

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Lake Parramatta: Banksia Track 

Distance: 2.5 km

Track difficulty: Moderate

Sydneysiders are well familiar with Lake Parramatta as a popular recreational area with three marked bushwalking trails. One of Lake Parramatta’s walking trails is the Banksia Trail. It’s a 2.5 km hike along the eastern side of Lake Parramatta, offering spectacular views of the lake. The trail got its name from the tree Banksias which are native to Eastern Australia and abundant in this area. 

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Lake Parramatta: She-Oak Track 

Distance: 1.5 km

Track difficulty: Easy

The shortest trail in the Lake Parramatta reserve is the She-Oak Track. It’s an easy walk for you and your dog that starts along the shore of the lake and then loops back via a path with many beautiful She-Oak trees.

Lake Parramatta: Lake Circuit 

Distance: 4.2 km

Track difficulty: Moderate

The Lake Circuit trail is the longest track in the Lake Parramatta reserve. It’s 4.2 km in length along which you and your dog can enjoy a spectacular display of wildflowers that bloom from Autumn to Spring. At the rear of the lake, you can see a small rainforest remnant, and you’ll encounter many native birds and animals.

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The Bay Run Iron Cove 

Distance: 7 km

Track difficulty: Easy

The Bay Run Iron Cove is a flat and fast loop trail that offers stunning views of the cove. The best part of the trail is that it never deviates more than 20m from the water. Meaning, you can enjoy spectacular views while walking your dog. Although it’s 7 km in length and it’s quite popular, the trail rarely feels chaotic. You’ll have plenty of room for running or jogging. As it’s an enclosed loop, you can start the dog walk and finish it in exactly the same location. There are several popular spots along the trail like the Callan Park, King George Park, and Leichhardt Park. These parks are an excellent place to let your dog run free while you have a little picnic.

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Manly To Shelly Beach 

Distance: 1.5 km

Track difficulty: Easy

This is a quick fifteen-minute dog walk that starts at the Manly Surf Club at the south end of Manly Beach and hugs the coastline all the way to Shelly Beach. The track will take you and your friend past the historic Fairy Bower baths, eleven unique sculptures, and picturesque views along the path to Shelly Beach. The walk is a leisurely 1.5 km in length, and it’s so charming that it makes Sydney seem like the most beautiful place on earth.

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Two Creeks Track 

Distance: 6.1 km one way

Track difficulty: Moderate

You and your four-legged friend will greatly enjoy this dog walk that stretches from the corner of Slade Avenue and Tryon Road to Roseville Bridge. The trail crosses a section of the Garigal National Park and a few reserves. Along the path, you’ll see fascinating water views, post-war cobbled tracks, Coachwood forests, and sandstone caves. Your puppy will undoubtedly love the rocky waterfalls and grassy clearings.

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Cooper Park Trails 

Distance: Between 1-3km (depending on your route)

Trail difficulty: Easy

Cooper Park is a unique park in the heart of the Eastern Suburbs with shrouded trail walks, picnic areas and dog walking. The park has an intricate network of short walks that will take you and your dog through waterfalls and cascades. The sound of the babbling creek will give you a piece of mind while the bush trails will give you a feeling that you’re in the middle of a natural wonderland. Your ball of fur will definitely love playing in the water and socialize with other doggies.

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Strickland State Forest: Arboretum Loop Trail  

Distance: 2.3 km loop

Trail difficulty: Easy

Strickland State Forest is a hidden gem located less than an hour’s drive from Sydney. The forest offers extensive walking tracks that will take you and your dog past waterfalls, under cabbage tree palms and along creeks. The Arboretum Loop Trail is a 2.3 km loop path that passes through a small suspension bridge and one of Australia’s oldest arboretums. The arboretum is abundant with native and exotic trees, with some of them dating from 1887 – 1924.

 

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