National Reserve

City of Rocks Dog Policy

City of Rocks National Reserve is Dog Friendly

Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

City of Rocks National Reserve encompasses mostly backcountry and offers opportunities for adventure in rock climbing, camping, hiking, hunting, and exploration.

City of Rocks is dog friendly, and dogs are allowed on trails and campgrounds while on a leash. Pets can't be left unattended here, and are not allowed inside buildings.

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Trail Policy

Dogs are allowed on trails while on a leash no longer than 6'.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed at campgrounds while on a leash.

Campground Dogs Allowed?
City Of Rocks Campground Yes Reservations/Info
Smoky Mountain Campground Yes Reservations/Info
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Warning: Hunting is allowed at this location. Please be aware of and familiarize yourself with hunting seasons, and exercise appropriate caution with your dog. During hunting season(s), you may also want to consider having your dog wear a blaze orange vest.

For more information on hunting seasons and policies, please see:

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Note: Policies can change -- please make sure to check official dog/pet policies prior to making plans or booking travel.

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