Tag Archives: Winter Hiking

Winter Walk: Portland Head Light

Winter is the perfect time to explore Portland Head Light at dog friendly Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.  Consisting of approximately 90 acres, this popular tourist destination has everything you need for a scenic dog day out including cliff walk with lighthouse views, historic fort to explore, and even an off-leash dog area.  However, […]

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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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Dances with Golden Wolves

Today I will be sharing with you classic footage from a previous visit to Alewive Woods Preserve in Kennebunk, Maine.  It isn’t often that Humans are fortunate enough to witness Golden Wolves in their natural habitat.  Even fewer are privileged to witness their primordial dance.  Note the intricate choreography with each move showing their innate […]

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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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