Tag Archives: Dog Hiking

New Year Challenge 2018

Is your New Year’s Resolution to get more exercise?  Perhaps it is to spend more quality time with your dog?  Or how about explore new places?  Then we double dog dare you to take the Living with a Golden New Year Challenge!  For the past three years we have been sharing great Dog Friendly Trails, Beaches and Scenic Walks in […]

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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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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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Stop, Hey, What’s that Sound

Autumn in New England is a great time to go hiking.  However, it is important to remember that the majority of the Dog friendly trails reviewed here by Living with a Golden also allow hunting.  By taking safety precautions, being aware of your surroundings, giving the hunters their space, and remembering your hiking etiquette, you and […]

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