Category Archives: Dog Trails

Babson Boulder Trail, Gloucester, MA

Congratulations to all the 2017 graduates including dogs who mastered puppy kindergarten, to humans who earned their college degrees, and everyone in between!  Before setting out to conquer the world, we suggest taking a hike at Dogtown Woods in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  There recent graduates will find solid advice along the Babson Boulder Trail. Dogtown Common […]

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Dog Mountain, St. Johnsbury, VT

Dog Mountain in St. Johnsbury, Vermont is the most dog friendly place we’ve ever visited!  Home of the Stephen Huneck Gallery, Dog Mountain is 150 acres on a mountain top with trails, ponds, and fields for dogs and their humans to enjoy year round.  There are over two miles of trails through wildflower fields, dense […]

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Dog Destinations Visited by YOU in March

In case you’re keeping score, Mother Nature won another round this past weekend with her April Fools’ snowstorm.  However, I’m pretty sure even she is getting tired of snow.  Time for spring adventures!  Based on the hits to Living with a Golden, during the month of March many of you already enjoyed a day at […]

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Ghost Trail, Salisbury, MA

The Ghost Trail in Salisbury, Massachusetts, is an easy dog friendly walk. Chances are you won’t see a ghost, but what you will see is a tree lined path with raised flower beds, benches and historic markers that winds its way through family neighborhoods and industrial parks.  Following a nineteenth century rail line, the trail […]

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Winter Hikes: Grant’s Meadow, Berwick, ME

Grant’s Meadow at Beaver Dam Heath is a tranquil dog friendly winter hike.  Located along the border of Berwick and North Berwick, Maine, the 145 acres of Grant’s Meadow Preserve offers a 3/4 mile hike that loops through uplands forest skirting the wetlands heath.  Maintained by the Great Works Regional Land Trust, the trail is […]

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Winter Hikes: Mt. Agamenticus, York, ME

With over 40 miles of trails, Mount Agamenticus in York, Maine offers a variety of options for dog friendly winter hikes.  On our most recent visit, in honor of our Golden Retriever’s 5th birthday, we hiked to the top of Second Hill with it’s elevation of 555 feet.  To get to Second Hill begin at […]

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Winter Hikes: Orris Falls, South Berwick, ME

One of our favorite places for a dog friendly winter hike is Orris Falls in South Berwick, Maine.  Following an abandoned colonial road, the Orris Falls network of trails offers a variety of hiking options.  During the winter we prefer to hike the Big Bump trail which leads away from the falls and wetlands area, […]

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Winter Hikes: Eastern Trail, Scarborough, ME

The Scarborough section of the Eastern Trail is a popular dog friendly winter hike, especially for snowshoers and cross-country skiers…when there is snow!  Due to the unusually mild temperatures last week, on Sunday the trails were bare with just a few icy sections.  However that made for an easy scenic walk, complete with bird watching […]

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Winter Hikes: Highland Preserve, York, ME

A popular trail for a dog friendly winter hike is Highland Farm Preserve in York, Maine.  Consisting of 151 acres, Highland Preserve’s trails are clearly marked and of varied terrain that take you past wetlands, through forest, and up to scenic outcroppings.  The Barred Owl Trail (white) and Ridge Trail (red) are steep and can be […]

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