From October 1 through March 31:

  • Pets must be inside the vehicle at all times while on the Auto Tour Route.

  • Pets are not allowed on any trails adjoining the Auto Tour Route (this includes: Marsh Overlook Trail, Boardwalk Trail/Sparrow Loop, John P. Taylor, Jr. Memorial Trail, Rio Viejo Trail, Observation Blind Trail).

  • Pets are not allowed inside the visitor center.  

  • Pets are allowed on all hiking trails west of Highway 1 (this includes: Chupadera Wilderness National Recreation Trail National Recreation Trail
    A National Recreation Trail is a land-based or water-based trail that provides an outdoor recreation opportunity on federal, state, tribal or local public land. National Recreation Trails were established by the National Trails System Act of 1968 (Public Law 90-543), which authorized creation of a national trails system composed of National Recreation Trails, National Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails. Whereas National Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails may be designated only by an act of Congress, National Recreation Trails may be designated by the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to recognize exemplary trails of local and regional significance.

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    , Canyon National Recreation Trail, Desert Arboretum) though they must be physically restrained at all times on a leash no longer than six feet in length.

From April 1 through September 30:

  • Pets are allowed on all hiking trails though they must be physically restrained on a leash no longer than six feet in length. 

  • Pets are not allowed inside the visitor center.