Tag Archives: hiking

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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Hiking Hits Chosen by YOU!

So between blizzards, injuries, and a deep freeze, Asa and I haven’t been hitting the trails as often as we wanted.  However, it’s nice to see based on the visits to LivingwithaGolden.com our readers have been out hiking throughout February!  You’ve even surprised us with which Dog Friendly Places were popular.  Some we had never thought […]

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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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