Tag Archives: hiking

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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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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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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