How to Find A Dog Friendly Trail

We love our dogs! And we love to hike and camp with our dogs! Yet, how do you find a canine friendly trail?

Look for places that are "easy on the paws" advises Best Hikes with Dogs Inland Northwest author Craig Romano.

Pick shady trails with soft, leaf or needle covered terrain; avoid paths littered with sharp rocks, off-trail routes with steep drops, or any surface that gets very hot.

Stay away from areas with heavy horse use and mountain bikes.

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Happy Hiking with your best Buddy! Enjoy the outdoors. . .

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Source: Backpacker Magazine