Category Archives: Dog Trails

Anvil Trail, Winter Harbor, ME

The Anvil Trail on Schoodic Peninsula in Winter Harbor, Maine is a challenging dog friendly hike with breathtaking views.  Part of Acadia National Park, the Anvil Trail is a difficult hike with rocky and steep sections up the southeastern side of Schoodic Head.  This in and out trail is approximately 1.1 miles, and leads to a […]

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Ship Harbor Trail, Southwest Harbor, ME

Ship Harbor Trail, part of Acadia National Park, is an easy dog friendly hike in Southwest Harbor, Maine.  This 1.3 miles figure-eight loop located on the “quiet side” of Acadia, skirts the rocky coastline and winds its way through forest.  The first loop is an easy hike on a gravel surface, perfect for paws not […]

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King Philip’s Hill, Northfield, MA

Hike through history on a dog friendly walk at King Philip’s Hill, in Northfield, MA.  During the winter of 1675/6 the Wampanoag chief, Metacomet, called “King Philip” by the colonists, used this bluff overlooking the Connecticut River for his encampment during King Philip’s War.  Today the remnants of the trenches and bank fortifications are still […]

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Halloween Hikes for Dogs

In the spirit of Halloween, today we are sharing a few of our favorite Dog Friendly spooky hikes.  Are you a scaredy dog, or brave enough to visit our favorite tail wagging haunts?  Ok, so really the only thing spooky about these trails are the names and the legends behind them, but they are all […]

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Satan’s Kingdom, Northfield, MA

In the spirit of Halloween, we’re taking you far off the beaten path to Satan’s Kingdom in Northfield, MA.  Yes, there really is a place named Satan’s Kingdom in Massachusetts!  But don’t let the name of this unincorporated community scare you.  Satan’s Kingdom is a tranquil dog hike along an old logging road that is […]

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Jordan Pond Path, Mount Desert, ME

Jordan Pond Path in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, in Maine is a moderately challenging dog friendly hike.  This loop trail is 3.2 miles with views of The Bubbles (South and North Bubble Mountains) and the pristine waters of the pond in the glacially carved valley.  To access the trail, follow the signs […]

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Wonderland Trail, Southwest Harbor, ME

Wonderland Trail in Southwest Harbor, Maine is a popular and easy dog friendly hike.  Located on the “quiet side” of Acadia National Park, this former old gravel road is a 1.4 mile out and back trail through forest, over granite outcroppings to scenic ocean overlooks of Maine’s quintessential coastline.  To be perfectly honest, we did […]

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Flying Mountain, Southwest Harbor, ME

Flying Mountain in Southwest Harbor, Maine is a dog friendly hike with beautiful views of Somes Sound and descends to a secluded rocky beach at Valley Cove.  Part of Acadia National Park, Flying Mountain is their lowest peak at 284 feet above sea level, with a steep moderate to difficult trail to the summit.  The […]

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New England Dog Hikes

With Fall officially arriving later on this week, we would like to share with you a few of our favorite Dog Friendly Hikes in New England.  Click on the highlighted name for more information, including directions, weather forecast and photos.  For additional tail wagging destinations, please visit our Dog Friendly Places recommendations.  And as always, […]

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