Best Dog Hikes Northern California by Linda B. Mullally, David S. Mullally

By Linda B. Mullally, David S. Mullally

This guidebook unearths the fifty one most sensible mountain climbing trails in northern California which are puppy pleasant. all through are full-color maps and images, precious guidance and sidebars, and adapted hike specifications for leash specifications. additionally integrated is information regarding puppy packing and guidance prior to you hit the path. the world covers northern California to the Oregon border, with the southernmost half together with sizeable Sur and east throughout to Bishop, CA.

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Walk down the stairs to the right of the picnic table and begin the hike following the paved path and signs for River Trail going to Middle Falls and Upper Falls. The river is on your right. 50' The Hike The Okwanuchu people made the McCloud River home before European explorers and trappers, followed by settlers and lumber companies. One such trapper was a Scotsman named Alexander Roderick McLeod after whom the river was named. indd 48 4/17/14 9:45 AM Middle Falls and Medard DesGroseilliers. By the 1820s the HBC was filtering into Northern California, and McLeod is said to have been hunting and trapping along the McLeod River between 1828 and 1830.

Winter Winter-­like conditions can affect your dog’s feet, endurance, and body warmth. Crusty snow can chafe and cut your dog’s pads, and walking in deep snow is very taxing and can put a short-­haired dog at risk of hypothermia. Here are some ways to protect your dog from cold and extra exertion. indd 19 4/17/14 9:45 AM • Carry booties for icy conditions and use them on your dog if she is not accustomed to snow and ice. Even dogs accustomed to snow can get abraded paws. Check your pup’s feet for chafing and carry a couple extras booties as replacements for any lost in the snow.

Mill Creek On Leash 3. Canyon Creek Trail 4. Whiskeytown Falls 5. McCloud Falls 6. Bailey Cove Trail 14. Waterfall Grove 17. Bluff Trail 18. Oat Hill Mine Trail 20. Bolinas Ridge Trail 24. Feather Falls 34. Pinecrest Lake Loop 43. Mt. Wanda 44. Land’s End 45. Montara Mountain 47. H. Miller Site Loop 49. Carmel Meadows Voice Control 1. Craig’s Creek Trail 2. Marble Valley 7. Lake Eiler 8. Pine Creek Trail 9. Elk River 10. Punta Gorda Lighthouse 11. Pickett Peak 12. Black Sands Beach 13. Thomes Gorge 15.

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