Dog Friendly Events and Trails

Dog Friendly Events and Trails


***** Please note -  not all of these are designated “dog” events, some of them “allow” you to run with your dog so please be mindful and courteous to other participants so as not to ruin the event for future participants who enjoy running with or without a dog******


New South Wales


Newcastle 5km Colour Frenzy

Location: Newcastle, Foreshore Park

Distance: 5km

Type: fun run




Riverwood trail Run

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Location: Riverwood Downs, Monkerai

Distance: 4km, 15km, 30km, 55km

Type: Mixed Trail



Dirty Dog

Location: Coopernook State Forest

Distance: 4km , 8.5km

Type: Fire Trail


Wingello Trail Festival – Dog Dash

Location: Wingello State Forest

Distance: 7km

Type: Fire Trail


Gunnedah Gallop

Location: Gunnedah

Distance: 2km, 8km

Type: Road, Path, Fun Run


The Kryptonite Challenge

Location: 52 McRae Street Queanbeyan

Distance: 4km

Type: Mud, Obstacle and Challenges


The Kryptonite Challenge

Location: 247 King Avenue, Durack

Distance: 4km

Type: Mud, Obstacle and Challenges

New South Wales

Walks & Trails


Bidjigal Crown Reserve - The Hills Shire


Bush Walks of Parramatta - Parramatta


Strickland State Forest – Somersby


Heaton State Forest – Cooranbong


Pines Circuit Walk – Dora Creek


Cedar Brush to Basin Campsite – Great North Walk


Yarramalong to Watagan Creek via Basin Campsite – GNW


Warners Bay/Charlestown Golf Course Recreation Reserve – GNW (Vermont Place, Warners Bay)


Blue Gum Hills Regional Park - Minmi


Old Bottlebut – Port Macquarie, Wauchope


Wootton Historical Railway Trail – Bulahdelah


Hume and Hovell – Bago State Forest


Sugar Pine Walk – Bago State Forest


Tumut Trail – Tumut State Forest


Kiama Coast Walking Trails – Kiama


Flay Rock Gully Nature Reserve – Willoughby


Awaba State Forest – Awaba


Barrington Tops State Forest – Manning River


Bondi State Forest – Bombala


Leacock Regional Park – Casula


Coffs Coast Regional Park – Coffs Harbour


Berowra Valley National Park – Berowra


Rouse Hill Regional Park – Rouse Hill


William Howe Regional Park – Campbelltown


Yellomundee Regional Park – Blue Mountains





Wild Horse Criterium

Location: Wild Horse Mountain, Sunshine Coast

Distance: 1.5km, 11km, 22km, 33km, 55km, 6hr, 12hr

Type: Mix of Single trail and fire trail


Wild Horse @ Night

Location: Wild Horse Mountain, Sunshine Coast

Distance: 10km, 16.5km, 25km, 50km

Type: Mix of Single Trail and fire trail


The Kryptonite Challenge

Location: 247 King Ave, Durak

Distance: 4km

Type: Mud, Obstacle and Challenges



Caloundra Foreshore Fun Run

Location:  Moffat Beach Park, Caloundra

Distance: 3km, 10km

Type: Path, Boardwalk, Fun Run


Twilight Bay Run

Location: Lower Esplanade, Wynnum Foreshore

Distance: 1km, 5km, 10km, 21km

Type: Path, Road, Fun Run



Walks & Trails

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Amamoor State Forest – Sunshine Coast


Benarkin State Forest – Blackbutt Range


Brooyar State Forest – Mary Valley, Gympie


Bunyaville Conservation Park – Brisbane


Cardwell State Forest – Townsville


Coominglah State Forest – Sunshine Coast


Cordalba State Forest – Childers


Daisy Hill Conservation Park – Brisbane


Emerald Creek, Dinden West Forest Reserve – 70km west of Cairns


Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area – Rainbow Beach


Kalpowar State Forest – Central Coast


Minjerribah Recreation Area – North Stradbroke Island


Moggill Conservation Park – Ipswich


Moreton Bay Marine Park – Brisbane


Plunkett Conservation Park, Wickham National Park and Wickham Timber Reserve – Gold Coast


Samford Conservation Park – Brisbane


Smithfield Conservation Park – North, Cairns


Tuan State Forest – Sunshine Coast


Tumoulin State Forest and Tumoulin Forest Reserve – Far North


Vernon State Forest – Sunshine Coast


Wongabel State Forest – North Qld


Wongi State Forest – Sunshine Coast


Yarraman State Forest – Sunshine Coast




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