Requirements for visiting a national park with your pet vary, so be sure to check each park's regulations before you visit. Pets are allowed in all national forests, but must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times while in developed recreation areas and on interpretive trails. Most BLM public lands are located in these 12 western states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.Most other areas within the National Forests do not require dogs to be on a leash, but they should be under control at all times. Visitors to the public lands enjoy countless types of outdoor recreation, including camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, and boating.Be sensitive to other visitors who are uncomfortable around a dog they do not knowespecially large dogs.Unless your dog responds well to voice commands and is comfortable around people, keep it leashed while in parking lots and at busy trailheads.Pets on a leash are allowed on the park trails and grounds, but are not permitted in buildings.Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve The Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve encompasses 115 miles of the 1,800-mile Yukon River and the entire Charley River basin.Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Pets on a leash are allowed on land in only a few select areas: on the Bartlett Cove Public Use Dock; on the beach between the Bartlett Cove Public Use Dock and the National Park Service Administrative Dock; within 100 feet of Bartlett Cove Developed Area park roads or parking areas unless otherwise posted; and on a vessel on the water.Pets are not allowed on trails, beaches, or anywhere in the backcountry, with the exception of pets that remain on board private vessels on the water.
Pets are not permitted in a public building, public transportation vehicle, or location designated as a swimming beach. National Forests The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres. Bureau of Land Management The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior, administers more than 247.3 million acres of public lands in the United States.ALABAMA Bridgeport: Russell Cave National Monument, 3729 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL 35740 Russell Cave is an archaeological site with one of the most complete records of prehistoric cultures in the Southeast. Davison: Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, 11288 Horseshoe Bend Rd, Daviston, AL 36256 Horseshoe Bend National Military Park is the site of the last battle of the Creek War on March 27, 1814.Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are welcome in Horseshoe Bend NMP.Kenai Fjords National Park Kenai Fjords National Park is a land dominated by glaciers, massive rivers of ice that flow out from the Harding Icefield.Today, nearly 51 percent of the park is covered by ice, but all of this land was once buried beneath the ice and still bears its influence.Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the park.ARIZONA Ajo: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, 10 Organ Pipe Dr, Ajo, AZ 85321 Located in extreme southern Arizona which shares a border with the Mexican state of Sonora, the park is the only place in the US where the Organ Pipe Cactus grows wild.Along with Organ Pipe, many other types of cacti, as well as other desert flora native to the Yuma Desert section of the Sonoran Desert region grow here.Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed on the Palo Verde Trail, Campground Perimeter Trail, and all roads open to visitors, including the paved campground areas.Each of these places played an integral role in the stampede to the Klondike.The three units in Alaska are the Skagway Historic District, the White Pass Trail, and the Chilkoot Trail where more than 30,000 men, women, and children climbed up the daunting Golden Stairs during the Klondike Gold Rush. Lake Clark National Park & Preserve Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is not on the road system; therefore, access is primarily by small aircraft.