Category Archives: Places to go

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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Sanford Rail Trail, Sanford, ME

The Sanford-Springvale Rail Trail is an easy dog friendly walk that runs from the Lebanon town line to Springvale, and passes through Sanford, Maine.  Following the former corridor of the old Portland to Worcester rail line, this 6 miles one way trail is a straight, flat walk through forest and neighborhoods, with scenic views of Deering […]

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Improved Dog Friendly Trails Reviews

Exciting news! We’ve reached maximum capacity for our Dog Friendly Trails recommendations page!  But have no fear, we still have a lot more reviews to post and places to explore.  So to accommodate our growing list we’ve updated Living with a Golden.  You’ll notice when you visit our Dog Trails page, you’ll see we’ve added […]

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Ravenswood Park, Gloucester, MA

With an extensive network of trails totaling over 10 miles, Ravenswood Park in Gloucester, Massachusetts, offers a variety of of dog friendly hiking options.  Trails range from wide carriage paths that are perfect for a leisurely stroll, to more moderate hikes along the boulder strewn and wetlands trails.  On the day we visited, we hiked […]

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Chesterfield Gorge, Chesterfield, NH

Chesterfield Gorge State Wayside, in Chesterfield, NH, is an easy dog friendly scenic walk.  The 0.7 mile Wilderness Loop Trail follows Wilde Brook and winds its way around both sides of the gorge, with scenic views of the series of waterfalls.  There is a fence around the steep drop-off to protect curious pups, but there […]

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Madame Sherri Forest, Chesterfield, NH

Nestled in Madame Sherri Forest in Chesterfield, New Hampshire is a beautiful stone stairway to nowhere, making for a unique dog friendly hike.  Named for the eccentric Madame Antoinette Sherri, who once designed costumes for the Zigfield Follies in the 1920s, the stairway and a few ruins are all that remain of her “castle” that once […]

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