First Snow Hike With My Dog

By daybreak we had 8 1/2 inches of snow on the ground and Boone Dawg got to partake in his first snow hike. Here we are on the Long Branch Trail descending from the Appalachian Trail to Standing Indian Campground. That’s a happy dog. For more information on this hike or to see additional photos […]

Panthertown Valley Photos – June 9, 2012

via Can someone tell me what the orange flowers are in this slide show? They always seem to bloom in late May and early June in Western N.C.

Hiking With Dogs In Sequoia National Forest

Spectacular North Dakota Hikes – Bring the Dog

For those of you longing for a “Best Hikes With Dogs – North Dakota” book, wait no longer.  Susan Wefald, recently released her guidebook, “Spectacular North Dakota Hikes – Bring the Dog.”  No word on why the good folks at Mountaineer Books didn’t get to Susan first (as they don’t have a North Dakota book […]

A Book Review of – Best Hikes With Dogs New Hampshire and Vermont

Best Hikes With Dogs New Hampshire & Vermont By Lisa Densmore 2005 – The Mountaineers Books paperback 253 pages Guidebook/New England/Hiking Any dog loving hiker who lives in or plans to visit New Hampshire or Vermont would do well to consult this book by an Emmy award winning television producer and writer, Lisa Densmore. The […]

Hiking With Your Dog In The Minneapolis Area

Loring Park at 1382 Willow Street is named for Charles Loring, the “Father of the Minneapolis Park System.” Loring hired Frederick Law Olmsted to bring a world-class park system to rapidly growing Minneapolis in 1883 and the first 30 acres of this park were purchased. A series of bike and walking paths wind around a […]

Nine Places To Hike With Your Dog In The Shasta/Rogue River Region

#1 – Blue Ribbon – Prescott Park/Roxy Ann Peak Much of this land in Medford remains undeveloped; the main loop around Roxy Ann Peak is a 2.4-mile loop. You can shoot off on any number of radiating smaller trails on these beautiful – but steep – slopes. #2 – Marble Mountain Wilderness Canine hikers will […]

Doggin’ in Montauk, New York

For many canine hikers the late winter and early spring months are the choicest cuts of the hiking year. Popular trails that have been choked with fair-weather traffic are blissfully clear and inviting, especially for a dog that enjoys stretching his legs. And your dog loves the crisper air he finds on these hikes Such […]

Hiking With The Family Dog

If you have a leash, a harness and a water bottle,you have the equipment. If your dog has a nose and two ears, you have a trail guide. And if you have a sense of adventure, your dog will provide more than enough enthusiasm for your entire pack. So go for it! You’ll be surprised […]

Doggin’ Atlanta: Hike With Your Dog In The Big Peach

Grant Park, bounded by Atlanta Avenue, Sidney Street, Cherokee Street and the Boulevard, is named for Colonel Lemuel P. Grant, a civil engineer for the Georgia Railroad who helped bring the railroad to Atlanta and earned the name “Father of Atlanta.” Grant Park is near the site of the battle for Atlanta in the Civil […]