Top 5 Places In America To Hike With Your Dog

Lace up
those hiking boots, grab your furry friend’s leash and get ready for a journey
into nature to enjoy some great outdoor
time. Finding locations that allow not only you, but your best friend to hike
too can be a challenge, so we’re using this blog to help you with some great
hiking destinations to consider for your next outdoor excursion!

1.      Raleigh, North Carolina

For those just introducing their furry friend to hiking, a
great location to start is in Raleigh, N.C. at the William B. Ulmstead State Park.
They offer the Inspiration Trail which is less than 1 mile offering a great
introduction to hikers and their furry friends.

2.      Bar Harbor, Maine

Acadia National Park in Maine is another great spot to hike
with your furry companion. It boasts over 100 miles of hiking trails and 45
miles of carriage roads. If you plan to stay and camp consider the Blackwoods,
Seawall, and Schoodic Woods campgrounds as they all permit pets.

3.      Los Angeles, California

Finding a place to hike in the city can be difficult, but
Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles offers a variety of trails, is pet friendly and
offers great views of the city too. They offer a 90 acre off leash area for
your furry friend in addition to the pet friendly trails.

4.      Skykomish, Washington

If you’re in the Pacific northwest a great hiking location to
consider would be Lake Dorothy in Washington. With a vast amount of trails and
scenic spots to take in the view you and your hiking partner won’t be

5.      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rounding out the group is Fairmount Park located in
Pennsylvania. This park offers over 9,200 acres of woodland, trails and waterfront
to go exploring in. You can enjoy a nice hike along the water then grab a spot
to picnic and take a break.

remember to follow the rules and regulations for these parks to help ensure a
safe and pleasant experience while out hiking with your furry companion!

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